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Psychadelic Film Soup! Street Art Vs Dinosaurs!

Psychadelic Film Soup! Street Art Vs Dinosaurs!

I love to experiment and create interesting images rather than technically accurate photographs. This film soup was made by adding 2 cups of Asda Moonflower and Ylang Ylang washing powder to a bowl of tepid water. I dropped 2 films in and left them over night. I removed the films and transferred them to the airing cupboard for a further 2 days. The films were then left degrading in my room for about a month before I got round to shooting them. Before shooting I just used my hairdryer and dark bag to give them a quick blast. Despite the drying time the films had a stickiness too them which didn't really go. I shot this film once on my LC-Wide of images of Street Art in the Brick Lane and Shoreditch area of East London. I then transferred the film to my Pentax ME Super and shot the dinosaur exhibits at the Natural History Museum. When the film was finished I rewound, however to my dismay the film had come off the spool and I exposed it to the light. It took me a minute to get the back on before I considered most of the film had been destroyed. I don't know if these neon colours are as a result of the soup or my light leak. I find with the Pentax ME Super the film is wound so loose that a great deal of light may have penetrated this film. I have another film to develop from this batch so I will confirm the outcome after my next batch of processing which had no light leaks!

grindhousegirl This photo was shot on film. Taken by grindhousegirl with a Lomo LC-Wide (available in our Online Shop) loaded with Agfa CT Precisa 100 (35mm) film (available in our Online Shop) in London, United Kingdom. These tags describe this photo: exposed, leaks, light, bones, crazy, lomo, super, me, pentax, skeletons, dinosaurs, museum, history, natural, london, east, shoreditch, lane, brick, grafitti, art, street, exposures, double, multiple, processing, cross, rumble, rat, lab, experiment, burn, acid, neon, psychadelic, distort, damage, destroy, recipe, soup, and film. Date: 2012-10-03. Time: Afternoon. This photo can also be found in the album Psychadelic Film Soup! Street Art Vs Dinosaurs!.

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