Cross Process Paradise: DM Paradies 100 Slide Film (35mm, 100 ISO)

2011-12-07 3

The DM Paradies Dia is a high contrast 100 ISO slide film sold at the DM-Drugstore in Germany. Take a look at some beautiful photos taken in cross process paradise!

Perhaps, the DM Paradies 100 Dia is simply a Kodak EliteChrome film with the DM Label stuck on it. The main reason I like this film so much is it’s super cheap price. As we like it, I “accidentally” let it be developed in C41 chemicals. When I got it back from the lab it really knocked off my socks: the contrast and the colors where really striking. I hadn’t expected that. Even so, the colors were not too far away from the originals, they just had a light green hue.

I could not find any grains too, and if there are any, there should be just a little bit of it. The vignetting is really great and that’s the great job done by my superb LC-A+ that I used to take the photos.

I will defintely buy this film again as long as it is available. I hope it will be available for a long time! So, come on into the cross process paradise and try out this film if you ever come across one!

The Lomo LC-A+ is known worldwide for its amazing features: automatic exposure, extended ISO range, and multiple and long exposure capabilities. Get your own Lomo LC-A+ now!

written by m23 on 2011-12-07 #gear #paradies-100-dia #review #slide #xpro #diafilm #dm #dia #user-review #lomography
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3 Comments

  1. simonh82
    simonh82 ·

    Nice photos, great colours! It definitely has an elitechrome look. Kodak recently announced they where discontinuing it so I'd stock up now.

  2. simonh82
    simonh82 ·

    Nice photos, great colours! It definitely has an elitechrome look. Kodak recently announced they where discontinuing it so I'd stock up now.

  3. frequency_one
    frequency_one ·

    I'll have to pick this up next time I'm in Deutschland!

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