Some of the lomographers might have experienced this: they got these really intense red photos from the Lomography Redscale XR when shooting with their Holga or Diana. Some of them like it, but what to do with those who don’t? Read on to learn how to get vintage-looking photos from this film with cameras that can’t rate ISO.
These are what I got. When shooting this roll, I was using Holga 135 BC. Apparently, none of the Holga models can rate ISO, that’s why most of my redscale shots turned out underexposed, until I found a solution.
You will need:
- A tripod(unless your hands are steady enough)
- A cable release(not a must)
- A camera that can shoot long exposure and has a tripod mount
It is very simple, all you need to do is set your camera to bulb mode, mount it on a tripod, point it to your subject and press the shutter release. As for how long, it depends on the condition. If it is sunny, bulb for half a second, if it is cloudy, make it a second. Simple enough? These are what you will get:
The Lomography Redscale XR 50-200 35mm gives you full control over your redscale images. With its extended ISO range, you can pick an effect that you want and set the ISO accordingly. Your images will exude a lovely retro feel. See our selection of Lomography films here.