Nighttime Lomography Redscale Test Drive


Aloha everyone! I've seen daytime redscale photos a million times in contrast to the extremely rare nighttime ones. But I'm sure that they exist and I'm not the only one who came to the idea of nighttime redscale shooting. Even in Vkontakte Lomography group I've discovered hardly 5 or 6 ones.

Credits: deje

Actually, I used Lomography Redscale XR 50-200 in Fed 2 with maximum aperture settings, as redscale films need a lot of light.

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I think, that the use of a specific Lomo camera without precise settings would significantly extend exposure time. I suppose that the Diana required 2 or 3 min at least, whereas Fed 2 requires no more than 1.5 min (ISO 50, aperture 2.4, 4, and 8). A larger aperture will require faster shutter speed to ensure sufficient light exposure. Having shot everything I wanted, I decided to do some experiments just for fun:

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And in the end here are some daytime photos with multi-exposure and slow shutter speed.

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Other photos you can find in my Fed 2 album. Oh, nearly forgot, all these photos were taken in Kiev, from the roof of a building under construction.

written by deje on 2012-05-02 in #reviews #redscale #fed-2 #roof #kiev #night
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  1. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    Good article! I love night shoots and light playing with this film. It was a pleasant surprise! You can check some of mine at the end of this article:… Lomo on!

  2. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    very good review! I'll try it soon :D

  3. iloveyousummer
    iloveyousummer ·

    i love it!

  4. adam_g2000
    adam_g2000 ·

    great work.

  5. deepfried_goodness
    deepfried_goodness ·

    I'll try for some night shots for my next roll of redscale.

  6. erk
    erk ·

    awesome shots!

  7. dearjme
    dearjme ·

    amazing night shots

  8. zekalinova
    zekalinova ·

    great photos..great idea

  9. deje
    deje ·

    Thanks to all!

  10. dreadlockboy
    dreadlockboy ·

    great :)

  11. sidsel
    sidsel ·

    that's amazing!

  12. chilledvondub
    chilledvondub ·

    good idea! me and lomo redscale dont get on but if i buy redscale films again ill definitely try some long exposures at night :)

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