Film Cocktail Overdoze


No matter how bad you treat your film it will always survive!

1. Put your film inside a cup.
2. Pour some cough medicine (about half of the film’s height when it’s lying down). Add some vinegar so that the film is completely submerged.
3. Throw in the following substances

  • Aspirin
  • Vitamin tablet
  • Allergy pill
  • A pinch of salt
  • Soda pop

4. Let the film enjoy its bath for 24 hours. Eww, stinky stinky!
5. Home development is highly recommended!

Results: Marvel at the ultra-cool splotches staining your images!

written by mandi on 2009-04-11 #gear #tutorials #film #analogue #labrats #tipster


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  1. stouf
    stouf ·

    You're crazy Mandi. But you always get nice results...

  2. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    Also sounds a great cocktail for a hangover :)

  3. fuzztone04
    fuzztone04 ·

    Reminds me of those light shows people used to do in the 60's...way cool, man.

  4. weechonghooi
    weechonghooi ·

    i always wanted to try this kind of technique, but i'm afraid to send to shop.. the smell must be terrible~!!

  5. arcadiobuendia
    arcadiobuendia ·

    It is like you threw what you find around, but still great!

  6. kingofthebeach
    kingofthebeach ·

    Looks great! Did you expose the film before or after putting it in this glorious concoction?

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