A 35mm Effect on Medium Format Film!

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This tip consists of creating a 35mm effect in while using medium format film. What you will need is a piece of a 35mm film exposed - but without nothing on the film, something to fix the film with, some medium format film and of course a camera as well.

This tip consists of creating a 35mm effect in while using medium format film. What you will need is a piece of a 35mm film exposed – but without nothing on the film, something to fix the film with, some medium format film and of course a camera as well.

What you need to do is to fasten the a part of a 35mm film in your camera right over the middle where the light comes through when you open the shutter. Once you have done this you just load a medium format film like usual over it and shoot away!

Note: It may be a bit harder to forward the film with this trick.

written by riki_87 on 2008-12-05 in #gear #tipster

16 Comments

  1. ndroo
    ndroo ·

    Very cool idea! Thanks.

  2. zanther
    zanther ·

    Its an interesting effect to be sure, especially if you want the look but don't want to invest in a 35mm back for the Holga or Diana, but I'd like to see what a similar effect would look like if you used the film as a stencil and painted the sprocket holes onto a mask, so it would cover up the area of the film that wouldn't have been exposed anyway if it was a piece of 35mm.
    Or just partially mask it off, so it just creates a shadow effect.

    ......*grabs a piece of plastic, film, and some paint*

  3. mattdude1081
    mattdude1081 ·

    woah!

  4. hanspan
    hanspan ·

    hmmmmmmmmm
    i'm with zanther
    loving the colour tooo

  5. oldskool_rider
    oldskool_rider ·

    hey, i love it!!
    shot four is beautiful!

  6. brendend
    brendend ·

    That's a neat idea - I really like #4 and how the film came loose!

  7. zulupt
    zulupt ·

    Great idea!!!! pic #4 is amazing.

  8. kirri-joy
    kirri-joy ·

    this is the coolest idea!!!

  9. sexyinred
    sexyinred ·

    cool! thanks for sharing with us :)

  10. copefan
    copefan ·

    works well with black and white neg film on a colour 120 as well.......... Russ

  11. zeitfenster
    zeitfenster ·

    great!!!!

  12. buster_adams
    buster_adams ·

    Very nice!!!

  13. cohetesnaranjas
    cohetesnaranjas ·

    super fan de tot el que tens per aquí!

  14. paperplanepilot
    paperplanepilot ·

    real cool effect. will definitely give this a try

  15. magika
    magika ·

    great! :D

  16. pcumsetesete
    pcumsetesete ·

    GENIUS

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