Do Doubles on Different Sides of Your Film!

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When you flip your film and shoot on the back side of it, you get the lovely redscale. But sometimes I do miss the blue colour from the film when I do that. Why not shoot on both sides then!

I remember seeing this tipster a while back.

How exciting to make your own redscale film! But whats gonna happen if I shot on both sides, I wonder? I asked my friend Nic to shoot a roll of Kodak Gold 800, and I would flip it and do the back side. I thought the result came out fantastic!

So I did another roll on Fuji Superia 400 with the LC-A+ and Horizon.

So I guess different films do give a slight difference in tone on the flipped side. Haven’t tried any slide films yet. I guess that’s what I’m gonna do next. You guys should try it, too. It’s tons of fun!

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written by porkchopsandy on 2011-07-15 in #gear #tipster #top-tipster-technques #film #tipster #35mm #redscale #doubles

38 Comments

  1. jensandwich
    jensandwich ·

    Awesome! Totally gonna try that

  2. paper_doll
    paper_doll ·

    that never crossed my mind, great job!

  3. bongofury
    bongofury ·

    Great tip . I will try this .

  4. phoenix1206
    phoenix1206 ·

    brilliant idea!!

  5. aprilrich427
    aprilrich427 ·

    wow!!

  6. dearjme
    dearjme ·

    I bet this would be amazing with slide xpro!

  7. vici
    vici ·

    Brilliant! Thank you.

  8. itsdebraanne
    itsdebraanne ·

    awesome!

  9. strangelilgirl
    strangelilgirl ·

    What a brilliant idea!

  10. idmism
    idmism ·

    this tipster keep popping up...been done thousand times already...scroll down u will see another one..

  11. weaselwiththecam
    weaselwiththecam ·

    The pics come out so cool.

  12. lalalalalalala
    lalalalalalala ·

    Oh my goodness, this is such a fantastic idea! I'm most definitely going to try this soon.

  13. nleppa
    nleppa ·

    How do I flip my film if I wanted to try this in my sardina cam?

  14. photohuggers
    photohuggers ·

    What a great great idea! Like the idea and the results...

  15. moodyvamp
    moodyvamp ·

    I also want to try ;)

  16. kittykatmeowmeow
    kittykatmeowmeow ·

    What a great idea! Does anyone think 100 ISO film would over expose the film of shot on both sides?

  17. liisachisholm
    liisachisholm ·

    Sooooo awesome!

  18. opal
  19. opal
  20. opal
  21. johnlloy
    johnlloy ·

    I fondly called it mixed multi-expose www.lomography.hk/homes/johnlloy/photos/13460425 :D

  22. _wasabi_
    _wasabi_ ·

    nice shots!

  23. panelomo
    panelomo ·

    coolio.

  24. mafiosa
    mafiosa ·

    Great idea and great photos.

  25. meerly
    meerly ·

    how to flip the film over to load again?

  26. fabpax
    fabpax ·

    yeah...how do i flip the film?

  27. porkchopsandy
  28. vonkrueger
    vonkrueger ·

    great idea!

  29. welland
    welland ·

    This is a great idea!

  30. lil
    lil ·

    amazing idea!

  31. mei-en
    mei-en ·

    I have to try this! Great job! :)

  32. jmwg
    jmwg ·

    Hello porkchopsandy!
    Does this work with every camera?
    I mean to use a "normal" film as a redscale?
    Nice greetings, jmwg

  33. porkchopsandy
    porkchopsandy ·

    Ya. But on the redscale side you'll have to overexpose your film by quite a bit. For example if you flip a 400iso film, you'll have to shoot it with 50 iso on the back side :) Good luck!!

  34. opal
    opal ·

    www.lomography.hk/homes/opal/photos/13913066

    Dble Expo recto/verso + Xpro

  35. zindzee
    zindzee ·

    OMG, such a great idea!! I will be trying this soon!

  36. skrutt
    skrutt ·

    Great idea! Need to try this someday! :D Thanks for the tipster!

  37. reminator
    reminator ·

    super!

  38. fabianohivio
    fabianohivio ·

    amazing! what if I invert a chrome film? Somebody else has already tried?

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