When you shoot with the LomoChrome Purple 120 films you enter an alternate reality – a magical purple world.
The power of imagination is strongest in children and lessens over the years. (Was your youth magical? Share your photos and stories with us here).
The rare LomoChrome Purple 120 rolls, developed by alchemists during the dawn of the last century, has been proven to contain imagination strengthening properties. So, the more we shoot with our medium format cameras loaded with these bars of purple gold, the more susceptible we are to imagining.
We only have a limited quantity of the rare LomoChrome Purple 120 rolls from our treasure trove that we’re able to distribute to our greatest of fans shortly after the New Year.
We’re keeping a couple at our Lomography Laboratories somewhere in Russia where we’re attempting to recreate the alchemists’ combination of elements that brought the LomoChrome Purple 120 to life almost a century ago. Stay tuned.
What happens when you expose both sides of the Lomochrome Purple? As fellow lomographer alienmeatsack has put it, "Magic is what happens." Check out the results of his little experiment after the jump!
I was given a roll of LomoChrome Purple 120 by a friend who was keen for me to try it out since he didn't have a medium format camera. I really didn't expect the results I got when I took it out for a test run on a bright winter's day in London.
The LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400 is a color negative film that uses false colors and gives your images an infrared effect. In fact, the greens turn to purple and yellows turn to pink. See how it fares on a photowalk after the jump.
Many listless nights are put to ease with the ethereal epigrams of Made in Heights, which beckons you to walk through the door of an alternate reality. Alexei Saba Mohajerjasbi captures the unifying pulse of the world, as Kelsey Bulkin knits a blanket of lullabies to snuggle up on. Together, they welcome you into the Heights with open, outstretched arms.
Today's featured awesome album is yet another impressive set of travel snaps taken using the Lomochrome Purple. If, like us, you can't seem to get enough of those beautiful landscapes in surreal hues, we're sure this is an album you'd love!
Probably each one of you has been annoyed with failed film. This is particularly annoying when you get the developed film back from the lab, but you get blanks because the film was not exposed. It's either the film transport didn't work, or you have not taken the lens cap off, etc. Read on and I'll show you an alternative to just throwing away the film: Simply use it as a color filter for your camera, with the La Sardina for example.
A LomoAmigo who usually shoots Medium-Format with a Diana, Charlie Wagers went on two tours through the East Coast of the USA and shot his first rolls of LomoChrome Purple 120. Take a look at his first shots with the new film.
When it’s springtime, flowers and foliage are in bloom, making everything in sight fresh and colorful. It’s the perfect time to take your camera out for a walk! Color your springtime in purple with LomoChrome Purple Film.