Linuxbcn and His Weapon of Choice: Lomography Redscale ISO 100 (120 mm)

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Awed by the eye-popping fiery red shade the film produces, Joan brands the Lomography Redscale 100 (120 mm) as the most original emulsion in Lomography's catalogue. Aside from this, he also enjoys experimenting with the film's ISO to produce a variety of stunning results. Read on to find out why linuxbcn chose the Lomography Redscale 100 as his Weapon of Choice!

Joan Martínez Serres aka linuxbcn

Full name: Joan Martínez Serres
LomoHome: linuxbcn
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Weapon of Choice: Lomography Redscale ISO 100 (120mm)

Credits: linuxbcn

Please tell us more about yourself.

Well, I am passionate about photography of all kinds but most obviously with Lomography and analogue photography. About 10 years ago, I decided to bring this passion professionally at our local. Recently, I ventured on a new adventure along with a partner on decorative picture. But, I like to experiment and learn every day.

Why is Lomography Redscale ISO 100 (120mm) your Weapon of Choice?

I think this is the most original film in Lomography’s catalog which can give unique and disturbing results.

Any memorable experiences you’ve had while using the Lomography Redscale ISO 100 (120mm)?

Yes! I used this film quite a lot because I like the reds that it produces. A friend told me that scenes seem to have that post-nuclear feel, which I really prefer, and encouraged me to continue using it.

Recently, I went to visit the Father Costa Llobeta’s gardens in Barcelona to photograph the cactus with my beloved Diana F+ and here are the results:

Credits: linuxbcn

Would you recommend the Lomography Redscale ISO 100 (120mm) to other Lomographers? If yes, to whom do you have in mind?

Yes, of course! I think that anyone should try this film! I love the reds that can be obtained with this film. I am not discouraging anyone. :)

When using theLomography Redscale ISO 100 (120mm), what are you favorite subjects to photograph and why?

I think it is not good for photographing portraits. The subjects will appear a little weird with these fiery shades. It is ideal for landscapes. It gives a strange impression to the places we know, like a cross between old and post-nuclear landscapes.

Linuxbcn shares five favorite Lomographs of his taken using his Weapon of Choice

Credits: linuxbcn

Any tricks or tips when using theLomography Redscale ISO 100 (120mm)?

Use the film at ISO 50 and not 100. This will work produce better pictures.

written by icequeenubia on 2014-04-17 in #lifestyle

2 Comments

  1. herbert-4
    herbert-4 ·

    @linuxbcn wonderful interview @icequeenubia the camera is the weapon, the film is the ammunition. No mixed metaphors! Mother has spoken.

  2. linuxbcn
    linuxbcn ·

    Tnx @herbert-4, good review!

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