Redscale XR - My New Love

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Beautiful results with the Lomography Redscale XR

Lomography Redscale XR is a film you can shoot between 50 and 200 iso. I decided to shoot it at 25 iso or- for the doubles- at 50 per layer to gain these results. The red scale goes from deep red to yellowish tones what is very nice. Sometimes I can even spot green tones in it.

What is Redscale?
Redscale films are turned the other side of the emulsion so you shoot through the backside of the film, the plastic layer. If you look at your negatives, they are orange. And this is the effect, redscale uses. You color the photos with the film itself -a simple and nice technique that sometimes even gain cross process effects – but without buying more expensive slide films.

You can make Redscale films yourself (there are many tipsters about that) or just take that beauty here – the Lomography Redscale XR.

Here are a gallery of snaps I did!:

The doubles are shot with my LC-A set to 50 iso each layer, so the film was overexposed one stop.

I used it with my Lomo LC-A set to 25 iso, too, shooting single layer.

And I tried the film with my Sprocket Rocket:

I really like the results!

written by mephisto19 on 2011-02-13 in #reviews #film #user-review #lomography #mephisto19 #redscale #redscale-xr

3 Comments

  1. fafascinado
    fafascinado ·

    I also love redscale xr. I used a week ago and the results have been amazing!
    www.lomography.com/homes/fafascinado/albums/1676238-redscal…

  2. tallgrrlrocks
    tallgrrlrocks ·

    Makes me want to try it!

  3. 15lexig
    15lexig ·

    I recently took my films to develop and I didn't know that my films were redscale XR. Ther results were alright although most of the photos didnt develope. I'm still unsure of why most of them haven't turned out right but here is what I have ended up with:

    www.lomography.com/homes/15lexig/photos/12613216
    www.lomography.com/homes/15lexig/photos/12613215
    www.lomography.com/homes/15lexig/photos/12613214
    www.lomography.com/homes/15lexig/photos/12613211
    www.lomography.com/homes/15lexig/photos/12613207
    www.lomography.com/homes/15lexig/photos/12613206
    www.lomography.com/homes/15lexig/photos/12613205

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