It may sound strange, but yes, there are proper ways to soup, bleach, acidify and marinade your film. In this edition of Taking Back Tipsters, six community members share their experiments and experiences destroying film and illustrate how you can do it, too!
Film destroying is the best thing to do to reproduce the effects of the X-pro, but actually, I think it’s way more fun to try this technique because you really can’t know how it’s going to turn out!
The idea of film soup, is to allow the film to have chemical interaction with the ‘soup’, and produce the unexpectedly extraordinary effect for your Lomographs. Since the first film soup ever been ‘served’, every Lomographer has eagerly recorded down their own recipe and review. In this article, I would like to share my experience with my own secret recipe!
Pink Lemonade is a special kind of film you can’t get in stores. In fact, the only place you’ll find it is in your own kitchen, or friendly neighborhood lemonade stand! See how I souped my film in this citrus juice and got refreshing results!
Being new to Lomography, one of the things that really interested me was film destroying. A splash of whiskey and a roll of film later and I have some quite funky photos…
Have you ever taken a glass of water and mixed in everything you had under your sight? Well, what if you put in your film as well?
I have recently completed my first film destroy mission and have been amazed at the beautiful warped colours it has produced! The best way to play with colours is to use the unexpected. So why not add a bit of excitement to your pictures and take a risk? Read on to find our more about my film destroyer which produced psychedelic results!
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