Another Side of X-Pro


How come usually X-Pro means crossing slide film instead of crossing color negative film? Good question considering the outcome I got of a regular color negative film, I had developed as slide film – they're amazing. I love this soft vintage colors!

Few years ago I already had a color negative film developed as slide film, but the slides came out too dark and details were hardly visible. Now, some years later I finally tested it again. I remembered the dark slides I got last time – that’s why I exposed a regular 400 ISO color negative film, I bought in the drugstore dm, as if it was a 50 ISO film.

When I received the developed film from the lab, I was totally excited. The thing is, you can already see the colors of the final image, taking a look at the slides. A few pictures were overexposed, but I instantly fell in love with others. Just take a look:

Next time I won’t overexpose that much. I’m already totally excited about the outcome. I’d love to see some link to images, that were also crossed.

You’ll find more photos of my film here.

written by pearlgirl77 on 2012-07-10 in #gear #tipster #quick-tipster #color #film-processing #old #crossing #development #lomography #tipster #xpro #vintage #e6 #c41
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  1. sixsixty
    sixsixty ·

    Awesome! Love the colors. I've been wanting to try this for quite some time now.

  2. breakingmyself
    breakingmyself ·

    Gonna have to try this, I haven't even tried normal x-pro yet! >.<

  3. pearlgirl77
    pearlgirl77 ·

    @sixsixty... yes i love it.. and do more rolls. but in the sun there a little bit too bright. so i think the next one i try with the right iso in the sund. :)

    @breakingmyself.. try it, you will like it :D but in the sun it could be too bright.. so i think i try the next film with the right iso in the sun and only in the shadow with the half !

  4. anthropus
    anthropus ·

    So inspiring! Love the poppies :)

  5. dearjme
    dearjme ·

    Awesome trial! I'm also wondering why not so many people try this. Maybe because it's more difficult finding a lab that offers E-6? I want to try too :)

  6. reminator
    reminator ·

    Oh, I'll definitely try this out sometime!

  7. reiga
    reiga ·

    E-6..process expensive..hufft

  8. jasminfish
    jasminfish ·

    I love the cat!!

  9. radiactive
    radiactive ·


  10. sancia
    sancia ·

    Thanks for sharing that ! I actually wanted to try that but didn't have a clue how to handle that and what outcome I might get. Great photos !

  11. m22509075
    m22509075 ·

    I also crossed with negative film but... the result was not as good as yours. Mine were overexposed.. But next time I will know what to to : )

  12. sweetyyydreams
    sweetyyydreams ·

    Great shots!

  13. pearlgirl77
    pearlgirl77 ·

    @sweetyyydreams, @sancia, @radiactive, @reiga, @myfolkway, @shean, @crismiranda, @spiritedly, @m22509075, @aoba, @sancia, @jasminfish, @jcrocker, @leolensen, @digitaljunk, @reminator, @jochan, @wontonowisdom, @icuresick, @anthropus, @sudhashunmu, @xephryrus, @jeffr, @renenob, @neanderthalis, @franziskavb, @michell, @coca, @v3ml, @sixsixty and @breakingmyself... thank you all :D

    in my city the process isn't really expensive.. good luck for me :)

    @m22509075.. ohh i hope the next try will be better :)

  14. pearlgirl77
    pearlgirl77 ·

    here a roll with the right exposure :)…

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