X-pro The Other Way

20

All of us know (more or less) what comes out of a slide film when submerged in C-41. But what about cross processing the other way?

A colour negative film processed in E-6! I know this is to some a very rare thing to see since not all photolabs are willing to do it for you and when they do, there’s only a slim chance of having successful results. Thankfully, my roll of Fuji Superia 200 which was loaded in my Supersampler worked with the slide chemistry and I am seriously loving it! It gave my shots a total new atmosphere with hues of yellow, green, rusty, pale, something vintage-look!

You guys should really try this!

written by grad on 2009-03-06 in #gear #tipster #tipster #e-6 #experiment #superia #negative #fuji #x-pro

20 Comments

  1. thaiseb
    thaiseb ·

    I'm not a Supersampler fan, but these pics are nice.

  2. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    Grad iZ da Chempion! :)

  3. myriam-l
    myriam-l ·

    nice pics and great colors ! actually I had the same idea and asked my lab about doing a x-pro the other way a few weeks ago and they said they would do it. so i think i'll try too sooner or later...

  4. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Great idea! Must try it out! :))

  5. wil6ka
    wil6ka ·

    30/30 is very smart - very witty!!!

  6. anarchy
    anarchy ·

    Great tip and you got really awesome results!!

  7. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    Very interesting - I was always wondering how this will looks like....pretty nice!

  8. afd_lsi
    afd_lsi ·

    Nice results. The main problem of making the x-pro using the E-6 process is the price.

  9. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    love it! to try it out soon!

  10. sumlom
    sumlom ·

    this is so cool. sadly no shops at my area are willing to do this.

  11. stouf
    stouf ·

    Oh you're lucky ! I tried this some years ago and the results were very disappointing... Good job !

    pictures.lomography.com/pix/p070705/a96be88c503542ea/UL_917…

  12. graefin
    graefin ·

    wonderful!
    Maybe I try this with a film I have in my Pop 9 for ages now then I won't be dissapointed when the results aren't that good.

  13. daredeye
    daredeye ·

    beautiful, amazing results!
    i love number 10.

  14. lolfox
    lolfox ·

    Great results.... when i have seen this in the past the results have all been very dark and very very grainy but this has worked a treat... congratulations

  15. strangelilgirl
    strangelilgirl ·

    amazing! great work

  16. eggzakly
    eggzakly ·

    There's no reason why cross processing c41 in e6 should ever go wrong, as long as you remember that you have to push 2-3 stops to increase the contrast!

  17. lomosexual_manboy
    lomosexual_manboy ·

    I agree with eggzakly. If you compensate it should be fine. These are some great shots. I heard more professional photographers xpro this way because if you know what you are doing you get more controlled results. Not sure if there is any truth to that though.

  18. ukaaa
    ukaaa ·

    Wow, that's so cool! I had no idea this was possible.

  19. cinzinc
    cinzinc ·

    i knew it was possible! if only the labs in my country wud dare to try =(

  20. amaan
    amaan ·

    amazing results! 3 is my favorite.

More Interesting Articles

  • Lomography LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400: My Take on Colors

    written by guanatos on 2014-11-14 in #reviews
    Lomography LomoChrome Purple XR 100-400: My Take on Colors

    The beauty of this film is in how it changes the colors we see. We all know that the big changes happen to the color green, but what about the other colors? Read on to see what I found out!

    2
  • Film Experiments: In The Dark - The True Analogue Experiment

    written by mikekumagai on 2014-08-05 in #gear #tipster
    Film Experiments: In The Dark - The True Analogue Experiment

    Throwing chemicals, fire, and scratching emulsion are just a few ways of experimenting with film. But there's another process that completely destroys it (or, if you're lucky, creates something amazing), that is as spastic as a drunken man staggering his way home after a night at the pub - literally. And it all comes down to darkness.

    3
  • Agfa CT Precisa 100: The Fabulous 35mm Slide Film

    written by kikifrenger on 2014-08-19 in #reviews
    Agfa CT Precisa 100: The Fabulous 35mm Slide Film

    This film has fine grain, especially when cross-processed in C41. And if you use a Lomo camera, maybe the LC-A or the LC-Wide, the results will be more interesting with strong vignettes in your pictures!

    5
  • Shop News

    Give your space a facelift with your own analogue print

    Give your space a facelift with your own analogue print

    Really want to bring your film photos to life? We’re now offering totally analogue fine art prints in a host of large sizes and formats! Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.

  • Experiment: Chlorine!

    written by beway on 2015-07-15 in #world #tipster
    Experiment: Chlorine!

    What's so great about analog photography? You never know what you will get in the end. Not every film let all of my photos look perfect, some fail, too. Maybe some of you experienced the same. After trying out several film soups and chemicals I finally discovered the easiest and quickest way: chlorine!

  • Lomography X Volkshotel: 24 Hours

    written by anna-lomo on 2014-11-18 in #competitions

    Lomography loves the Volkshotel in Amsterdam, and vice versa! And so we decided to join forces for a very cool rumble: show us your best analogue shots and get the chance to spend a night at Volkshotel for free! How, what, when? Check out all the details and join.

    1
  • Print On Fabric Using The Power of Light: Lumi Products Now Available From Lomography

    written by tomas_bates on 2014-11-06 in #news
    Print On Fabric Using The Power of Light: Lumi Products Now Available From Lomography

    We are proud to announce that the Lomography shop now stocks Lumi products, which allow you to print your favorite analogue photos and all manner of other fantastic things on fabric using the power of light! In this article, we want to tell you a bit more about Lumi and the way this special printing process works.

    8
  • Shop News

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.

  • My Days in Analogue: How Film Photography Changed My Weekends

    written by bebopbebop on 2014-09-04 in #lifestyle
    My Days in Analogue: How Film Photography Changed My Weekends

    What are your weekends like? Do you usually go on a date? Or perhaps you hang out with your family? Is playing video games on top of your weekend activities? I used to do those things. But it all changed since I met film photography. Find out more after the jump!

    2
  • Lomography X Nixon Exhibition Event Recap - London

    written by hannah_brown on 2014-08-06 in #news
    Lomography X Nixon Exhibition Event Recap - London

    Before the month of July ended, Lomography Gallery Store Soho held the mother of all parties with the opening night of the Lomography x Nixon Exhibition. People spilled out onto the streets and queued up to see psych-pop band Swim Mountain play live. Find out more about the event after the jump.

  • Lomo'Instant Accessory Challenge

    written by antoniocastello on 2015-02-04 in #world #competitions
    Lomo'Instant Accessory Challenge

    Do you love being creative? How about instant photography? If the answer is yes, no or maybe, then we've got a jam happening with your name written all over it! Being the most creative instant camera around, it's difficult to imagine the Lomo'Instant becoming any more awesome. But what would happen if you and your pals put on your thinking caps for a Lomo'Instant accessory brainstorming session of the ages — limitless creative potential! Show us your skills by joining the Lomo'Instant Accessory Challenge!

  • Shop News

    the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

     the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

    Let your loved one pick the gift of their dreams. Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list

  • Meet our LomoGuru: ihave2pillows

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-04-18 in #people #lifestyle
    Meet our LomoGuru: ihave2pillows

    Ed Choi regards Lomography as one of the best things that happened to him. In this interview, the latest member to join the roster of LomoGurus talks about how cross processing slide films sparked a great friendship, taking instant photos in Himalayas, and creating the perfect double exposure photograph.

    3
  • Lomography X Das Salz der Erde Competition

    written by petit_loir on 2015-04-01 in #world #competitions
    Lomography X Das Salz der Erde Competition

    On the occasion of the German DVD release of Wim Wenders' latest documentary "Das Salz der Erde" on April 9, we're giving away DVD and Blu-ray copies of it. Learn more about the award-winning documentary film and take part in our new competition. Show us your best black and white photographs!

  • Brigette Bloom Talks 'Float On,' Film Soaking

    written by chooolss on 2014-08-07 in #lifestyle
    Brigette Bloom Talks 'Float On,' Film Soaking

    Her choice of soak for her photographic series "Float On" may not be everybody's cup of tea, but it can't be denied that something so unique deserves a spot in the limelight. During a recent chat with Brigette Bloom, the outlandishly experimental film photographer eagerly shared her inspiration for the series, process (a tipster!), and what she thought of people's reactions over her work, among other things. Check out the exclusive interview after the cut!

    6