Surreal Landscapes Taken Using Color Infrared Film and Lubitel Cameras

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We are all admirers, lovers, and seekers of color infrared film, for a reason: they turn ordinary scenery into mind-blowing surreal landscapes! Take a look at some impressive infrared photos taken by our super lucky fellow lomographers using their Lubitel cameras!

The photos you are about to see will definitely amaze and bewilder you. They’re probably something you haven’t seen before; maybe you’ll find them even more impressive than slide film photos. They were taken by some of our fellow lomographers who were lucky enough to score some rolls of the rare Kodak color infrared films.

Color infrared films are sensitive to infrared light, and produce interesting, even surreal false-color photographs depending on the filters used (or if filters are even used at all). Part of the cult status enjoyed by Kodak’s color infrared film is the rarity (they have been discontinued many years ago), and the fact that there is still no digital camera that can replicate the results of these rare films.

When paired with a good analogue shooters like the Lubitel cameras, you can get jaw-dropping, mind-blowing photographs like these:

Credits: lazybuddha, bccbarbosa, warning, moodification, shoujoai & kdstevens

Thinking of trying your luck in hunting for the remaining Kodak infrared films out there? Once you’ve gotten your hands on some rolls, you might want to check out the articles below by our fellow lomographers:

The Lubitel 166+ is a loving recreation of the Soviet-era classic. Based on a design that dates back over 60 years, this camera is updated with new features like the ability to shoot both 120 and 35mm film. Shoot mind-blowing images with the Lubitel 166+, available in our Online Shop.

The Lubitel is the medium format counterpart of the Lomo LC-A. With a top-down viewer, a “Triplet” lens, and manual shutter & aperture controls, the Lubitel yields absolutely gorgeous 6×6 and 6×4.5 images. Head to our Shop for your own Lubitel now!

written by plasticpopsicle on 2013-07-22 #lifestyle #infrared-film #lubitel #rare-film #analogue-lifestyle #lomography #infrared-color-photography #lubitel-166 #lubitel-cameras #infrared


  1. djramsay
    djramsay ·

    i have several rolls of this in my freezer but have no idea where to send to be developed, i live in Southampton UK if anyone can help please PM me, thanks :)

  2. 4br0k3n3rr0r
    4br0k3n3rr0r ·

    It's gorgeous!

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