Dm Paradies (35mm, 200 iso) User-Review


This film is the ultimative partner of the Paradies DIA 100 film. Also avaible at a common German drugstore.

The Paradies negative is really cheap compared to professional films. Well, that doesn’t mean the film is bad. With 200 or 400 ISO it is suited perfect for lomographic photos. The colors are natural and grain is rather fine. I also like that the negatives are very easy to scan. I love to experiment with this kind of films and redscale them. Beside 200 and 400, 100 ISO is also available for this type of film, but 200 ISO works well in summer and winter with the Lomo LC-A and Fisheye while 400 ISO is recommended if you’re using any of those multi-lensed Lomographic cameras.

Actually, this Paradies negative film was the first film I used when I was still starting to learn Lomography with my Fisheye 2 and the results went well, so this is something special for me.

written by abcdefuck on 2009-09-02 in #reviews #winter #200 #flash #200-iso #summer #drugstore #lc-a #fisheye #experiment #redscale #scan #dm #paradies


  1. crocodil_fotografic
    crocodil_fotografic ·

    It is truly a great film for experimenting, due to it's cost! :)
    I've been trying it during this summer and also went into playing with the slide film from Dm Paradies, since it's the only cheap version of slide films that I could get my hands on.

    Cheap doesn't always mean low quality!

  2. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    any idea on where i can get the negative and slide film of paradies in south east asia?

  3. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-
    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o- ·

    this gallery speaks to paradise

  4. ivoryocean
    ivoryocean ·

    Nice review and gallery :}

  5. stouf
    stouf ·

    Brilliant gallery ! Congrats mate !

  6. ethermoon
    ethermoon ·

    haven;'t tried this film yet. i think this hasn't been to Philippines. :( yes, going with cinzinc. where can we get one with this? :)

  7. riki_87
    riki_87 ·

    cool film due!! nice shots!

  8. cyan-shine
    cyan-shine ·

    I love this film, too :D
    Since it's a german drugstore chain, I doubt you will be able to buy it retail in Asia. Unfortunately, we don't know the true stock of this film, although it is said it is older AGFA colour emulsions. Of course, you could always do some doubles with abcdefuck or me and I am sure you will end up with a spare roll ;)

  9. lomosexual_manboy
    lomosexual_manboy ·

    I have only seen good results with this film so far, ie. this gallery. The slide film has especially intruiged me. Good review.

  10. ng1336
    ng1336 ·

    i think last time i told u i bought as much as kodak slides from DM in frankfurt ~~~~ heheheee DM is my paradise

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