Overexpose your Films!


Want to try something new ? Do you love coarse grain and strange colors ? Overexpose your films ! -For sure it’s unthinkable to do this sort of stuff that I might be ruining my shots, but that is indeed the point of this tipster! So are you willing to take the risk?

To be honest, the first time, I didn’t make it on purpose. More, when I saw the results I was angry at myself :

“Oh no ! Stupid idiot ! You forgot to put the ISO button on the right setting and you spolied the film !”

It happens too when the weather is very sunny and when I shoot with my horizon kompakt. But, at second glance, I finally found these shots interesting : the tones are very pale, subjects looks like ghosts, and when the films is x-processed, the colors are even madder!.

So, try it : Overexpose 2 or 3 steps with negative films. More with slide films is risky, maybe the pics will be blank. With a little practice, doing this is nothing but a piece of L0mo goodness!

written by azurblue on 2010-06-26 #gear #tutorials #film #sun #tips #steps #tipster #ghosts #azurblue #horizon-kompakt #overexpose #pale-tones #kight


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  1. wuxiong
    wuxiong ·

    Amazing .....

  2. paramir
    paramir ·

    yes, I like the x-proed slide overexposure effect! can deliver very nice images

  3. azurblue
    azurblue ·

    Thank you wuxiong and paramir for your comments.

  4. singleelderly
    singleelderly ·

    Happy accident! : D

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