Sprocket Rocket: Panoramic Sprocket Madness

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A declaration of love of panorama, sprockets, cross processing, multiple exposures and redscale, all from one lightweight camera!

I was thrilled when Lomography asked me to beta test the Sprocket Rocket! When the lightweight camera arrived, we had no instructions but none were really needed. You load the film normally, as you would any other 35mm camera, and adjusted a few settings: the aperture—sunny (f/16) or cloudy(f/10.8), the shutter (1/100 sec or Bulb), and the distance: close (0.6m-1m) or infinity.

When I developed the first roll, it was like a surprise… The images were these amazing wide angled, panoramic photos that exposed the sprockets! I tried a variety of film and with the uncoupled shutter and advance, multiple exposures are a breeze and the creative possibilities are endless!

Color Negative Shots
Multiple Exposures

Faster color negative film (400 ISO) works best in a variety of lighting conditions but when it’s super sunny outside, I loved the eye popping results of cross processing slower speed slide film. For these shots, I used Kodak E100VS, Fuji Provia 100 and Lomography X-Pro 200 and kept the aperture setting on cloudy (f/10.8) while shooting in sunny outdoor conditions. I even redscaled some 400 ISO negative film with great results in sunny conditions, again keeping the aperture setting on cloudy (f/10.8). I think next time I’ll try a faster film to redscale like 800 ISO or 1600 ISO under different lighting conditions and see what shades of red will I get…
Did I mention the built-in hotshoe to attach your flash… well I have yet to try it, but I plan on attaching the Ringflash to it using the Fisheye 2 holder since the lens are almost the same size. I’ll keep you posted on the results!

Cross Processed Slide Film
Redscale Shots

written by vtayeh on 2010-10-27 in #reviews #35mm-camera #color-negative-film #multiple-exposure #redscale #panorama #panoramic #sprockets #sprocket-rocket #slide-film

5 Comments

  1. clickiemcpete
    clickiemcpete ·

    Fantastic shots!

  2. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Yeah, great review and shots! Love the first shot of the x-pro gallery! :)

  3. liebelanette
    liebelanette ·

    Oh,i really love dem !

  4. mdh
    mdh ·

    I love it! This week arrives to Chile!

  5. amybreaksloose
    amybreaksloose ·

    Really nice articel and beautiful pictures!

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