X-pro The Other Way


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 #x-pro #negative #e-6 #tipster #experiment #superia #fuji


  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 !


  12. graefin
    graefin ·

    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.

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