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Fujichrome RMS (120, 100/1000 iso) User-Review

X-pro this rare chrome for gorgeous greens and outrageous orange!

Are you a big fan of that crazy color shift you get from dunking FujiChrome films in C-41 juice? I am, and when I got my hands on 3 rolls of this rare emulsion, I could not resist trying a little x-pro action!

FujiChrome MS 100/1000 Professional [RMS] as it is coded on the wrapper, is a slide film that was made for push processing. You can shoot it as 100 ISO, or any speed up to 1000 ISO and then push process it. Pushing is what it was made to do. This gave many photographers some flexibility to capture images in many lighting conditions if they had some of this film ready to rock.

This rare film is no longer made, but if you keep your eyes open, sometimes you can score some expired rolls. This particular roll was expired in 2002, but it was kept cold stored and came from a pro photographer’s stash— so I was pretty confident I could get something interesting with this stuff. I loaded up my trusty Mu-Dan MD-1 TLR with this 120 film and went out to make some moody color shift magic.

Rather than push this stuff, I wanted to see what it would do with some crazy cross processing. So, I decided to shoot this as if it were 100 ISO, and I set my aperture and shutter speed accordingly. And the result is one of my favorites so far! I got the typical Fuji green-blue shift, but with a heavy emphasis on green, depending on the lighting conditions. And in some of the photos, the reds and oranges just pop out, in some cases looking like they are glowing under a UV light! The film performed very well for being so far out of date.

So what do you think, should I x-pro the other two rolls?

I think so!

written by abdukted1456

12 comments

  1. xbalboax

    xbalboax

    great review, looks like some cool film, gotta get my hands on some.

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  2. stouf

    stouf

    Nice tones !

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  3. blackiechan

    blackiechan

    unique stuff, cool shots!

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  4. lomocore

    lomocore

    great shots.

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  5. lomosexual_manboy

    lomosexual_manboy

    Damn, I snoozed and lost on getting my review for this film in. You gotta xpro all of them. This film is too rare and sweet not to. You got some really great shots and put up a nice review.

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  6. azurblue

    azurblue

    Never heard of this film before , but the result with expired and crossed films is abolutely gorgeous !!! Congrats for the pics, man !

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  7. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-

    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-

    I love this gallery

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  8. abdukted1456

    abdukted1456

    Thanks gang. It seems like there is some 35mm stock of this stuff going around too ;)

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  9. ruthmut

    ruthmut

    Great review! I just got som 35mm of it. How many stages did you push it? Do you push and cross it concurrently??

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  10. mapix

    mapix

    just got 2 expired 120 rolls - really great!! thanks for the review plus nice shots!

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  11. schemerel

    schemerel

    do you shoot the whole film in one iso setting and then tell the lab how you shot it or can you swith inbetween ?

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  12. asharnanae

    asharnanae

    I shot a 120 roll of this recently and xpro'ed it. On the underexposed shots I got deep limey greens, on the well exposed shots I got a slight green shift, and on over exposed shots I got an almost purply shift! And as a lover of tungsten film this pleased me immensly! I developed the film at 38degrees for 6 mins.

    hopefully should be able to upload them all this week. Love this film though, very versatile.

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