A pure experiment. It is an all-or-nothing tipster. It all began with a small accident...
I believe a lot of you experienced stuck film while rewinding a completed roll of film. How do you resolve that? The usual way is to open the film back in a “changing bag”, “unstuck” the film and then rewind the film back into the canister.
But what if this happened in broad daylight along a busy street?
As a diehard Lomographer, although I don’t have the changing bag, I did the job using my dark blue tote bag and scarf. I wrapped the LC-A+ in the scarf and stuff them into the tote bag. Next, I opened the film back and rewind the film back into the canister. As the scarf is not as opaque as the changing bag, it allowed some light leaks to affect the film.
After developing, the effects are surprisingly good. It looks nothing like normal cross processed Kodak EB3. Warm red light leaks, coupled with dark, cold blues, but without the usual green tones, it’s really unique!
With some luck, I struck the jackpot this time round.
Besides tote bag and scarf, you can use recycling bags, jackets or even blankets as a make shift changing bag, let your imagination run wild!
1. If possible, use dark colored and thick materials as a changing bag to prevent total loss! This tipster is suitable for use on all cameras.
2. Do not use this tipster on “indispensable” photos, for example, photos of you and your crush.
written by gateau on 2011-03-03 in #gear #tipster #lc-a #cross-processing #hong-kong #color #etoc #light-leaks #lc-a-top-tipster #hk #reddish #tipster #contrast #asia #lomo-lc-a #blue #leak
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