Pretty much it’s the tipster for ppl who has lots of old 90’s expired film like KODAK and doesn’t know how cool and awesome they actually are :3 Last summer I got a bunch of KODAK Gold 100 film rolls almost for free, cos they were expired and hidden on some dusty shelves of a family store in the middle of nowhere (good-old-Missori state). So I started my experiments with the way of using sunlight in analogue photography and here are some of them (:
Well, I met lots of people who are afraid of taking pictures “against the sun”, cos they thought it might cause the blurry overexposures and lost of the detail in the picture. I decided to use patches of reflected light to HIGHLIGHT the details of the shot. I used the old soviet camera – Kiev-4 to take portraits of my friends, trying to get them in a pretty dark room and put them on the stool in front of the window during a couple of sunny afternoons. Here are some of results – the hotspots highlight the facial hair and eyes\eyebrows on the first one, and on the second – they make my buddy look like he was wearing a football jersey.
My next idea was to make light leaks with my Lubitel 166 camera. I shot another roll of film trying to get all the things I wanted to highlight just in the MIDDLE of the shot. Than I got film it into Lubitel, open the “red window” on the back of the camera and rewind the kodak roll standing just in front of the window.
And finally KODAK Gold 100 has a marvelous opportunities to make a handmade redscales, which gives you reds and greens at the same time! I also unrolled the undeveloped film in the street, so u can see the cool effects on the last picture with ships
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