Fuji Velvia (35mm, 100 iso)

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Velvia! Veelvia! Veeelvia! Call it! Oooops, this name, just for itself, its proper music, has an astonishing poetical resonance in the labyrinths of my mind...

One of my favourite films ever, Fuji Velvia 35mm 100 iso, cross-processed as loved by lomographers, will give us marvelous images, marvelous freakish colours, and not so freakish, but always very intense, as we all like. Also intense contrast (with the skills of our beloved and mythical LC-A+…)

I haven´t tried this film e6 processed, just c41. So I can´t talk about it e6 processed, but c41.

Reds, violets, purples, pinks, blues, greens, yellows, golds… I´m not so good at naming colours, so forgive me if I haven’t mentioned all of them well according to this film… But those colours I have named are all perfectly reached by this precious stone, Velvia… Let us see some examples, the best way (or at least one of the best) to know about this emulsion (and of course, an excellent excuse to stop writing…):

Cloudy and snowy (last lomograph it was late dusk)
Cloudy and misty:
Sunny (Be careful: easy to superexpose. Intense light situations, better set the LC-A+ at 200 iso (400 in extreme conditions), as in multiexposures, gaining contrast). Following shots, however, all wit my LC-A+ set at 100 iso
Whenever you want

Shoot it, impress it with light! And we must destroy the preconception this film gives us a red or reddish atmosphere in all situations. It is false. This film deserves not preconceptions because its colour range it´s not narrow. So try to get all rainbow colours (and maybe others, I don´t know…) and you/we will see.

written by bravopires on 2011-02-06 in #reviews

6 Comments

  1. nural
    nural ·

    OMG, the colors are wonderful!!! I'm so glad on my last visit to the lab I chose to buy Velvia, rather than Sensia which I usually get, can't wait to try!!!

  2. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    cool!

  3. reneg88
    reneg88 ·

    my horizon perfekt is feeding on this right now =)

  4. jeabzz
    jeabzz ·

    beautiful gallery !

  5. duggy
    duggy ·

    Nice shots, need to get some of this tomorrow and feed the need...Xpro

  6. af-capture
    af-capture ·

    Nice set set of frames. Great film.

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