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The irresistible Kodak E100VS!

Blue skies, yellow tiles, red walls, green trees. For someone like me who had never tried this film, I am blown away by its powerful saturated colors when cross processed!

Before I travelled to Beijing again in November, I bought some Kodak Ektachrome 100VS from Lomography Online Shop for the first time and loaded it into my long neglected Holga 120GN. I just felt like taking a gamble on the trip in using this unknown film.

It was autumn time in Beijing and the skies are clear, the ideal conditions for shooting iso100 film with Holga. As I am on holiday, I brought the Holga everywhere I go, regardless if I am indoors or outdoors, day or night.

As E100VS film (120 format) is quite costly, I brought my entire stash, all of 2 rolls to Beijing to shoot! Whenever I take any shots of the ancient Chinese buildings with their vibrant reds, blues, yellows, and greens, I am sure the colors will turn out even more saturated due to VS (Vivid Saturation) emulsion.

When I came back to Hong Kong, I was undecided whether to normal or cross process the films. In the end, I decided to be more adventurous and cross process the films.

I am really amazed by the results.

This is such a wonderful film! To me, it is the 120 version of the discontinued European Agfa CT100 film!

written by ericeast and translated by coolsigg

10 comments

  1. tallgrrlrocks

    tallgrrlrocks

    Oh wow! Amazing colors, I agree! Beautiful Beijing shots, too :)

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  2. saviorjosh

    saviorjosh

    what a delicious gallery!

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  3. azzzy

    azzzy

    great pictures!

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  4. breakphreak

    breakphreak

    新年好 :)

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  5. gvelasco

    gvelasco

    Wow! Excellent choice of film for those buildings.

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  6. ericeast

    ericeast

    Thanks for comments and likes!

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  7. simonh82

    simonh82

    Amazing photos!

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  8. fivedayforecast

    fivedayforecast

    This film has let me down 90% of the time. But I'm glad you like it! hahaha

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  9. csy

    csy

    ancient building within spectacular colors!
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  10. javihacefotos

    javihacefotos

    Love this film!!!! it´s my favorite!

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The original version of this article is written in: 中文(繁體版). It is also available in: Português.