The Rossman ISO 200 Developed in E6

2011-06-24 2

A Lomo-Greenhorns happy accident: Developing Rossmann ISO 200 in E6: XPro a little different! The affordable Rossmann ISO 200 is wonderful for these experiments!

About a month ago I bought my first Lomographic camera: a Sprocket Rocket. Still very wet behind the ears, I wanted to cross my Rossmann ISO 200, not knowing that it’s more common to cross slide films.

After reading some threads of an bulletin board for photography I realized my misunderstanding — but the film was already being developed. Concern came over me. Have the 5EUR, for the development in E6, had now been for naught? The comments of the user weren’t that good: You should let film get pushed, they say. The results aren’t that good, they say. Not really recommended, according to most people. Someone even rumored that it would be detrimental to the chemistry!

Restless, I was on my way to pick up the film. They gave me the film, I paid for it: everything seemed fine. Impatiently, I opened the envelope in front of the store and – was thrilled! Granted, only 7 of 18 images have become something, however: The result was justification enough!

Now some words about the film itself: the Rossmann ISO 200, developed as slide film, clearly shows his hunger for light. The following pictures were taken shortly after noon (it was cloudy) and look like they were shot late at night with flash. The film is thus very good for multiple exposures, as shown in the picture with the Ferris-Wheel.

The film I shot was not pushed in the development! Try out pushing the film, it might do him some good! Apart from the development itself – for me 5EUR – the cheap Rossman ISO 200 is ideal for such an experiment: a 4-pack costs 3.45 Euros.

After further research, I was able to find out that some negative films, development in E6, behave exactly reversed: react very sensitive to light. So there is still much to explore, for example: Rossmann ISO 400 in E6! Tell me about your experience!

The picture in the woods was taken with the bulb setting of Sprocket Rocket, because it was very dark at the time (noon, cloudy). The image on the Ferris wheel was made in the afternoon sunshine. The other pictures are a long exposure of the b/w classic “The Third Man” (1949) by Carol Reed, starring Orson Wells.

The images were scanned with an “Epson Perfection V500 Photo”. I did not remove the cover of the second light-unit! I just used the settings for a simple image, because the results had been more satisfying.
I used the glass of a simple picture frame to flatten the film. Just make sure to tape around the corners to prevent scratches on the glass of the scanner, and of course clean the glass of fingerprints and dust!

For more information about scanning with an “Epson Perfection V500 Photo” see this “tipster”:
http://www.lomography.com/magazine/tipster/2011/03/17/lets-do-our-own-scanning-epson-v500

Have fun trying!

written by 12_12 on 2011-06-24 #gear #35mm #review #cn #color-negative #e6 #iso-200 #lomography #xpro #cross-process #rossmann #user-review #fn-farbnegativfilm-epson-v500

2 Comments

  1. camielioo
    camielioo ·

    I'm always curious about these kind of things to! :) glad you wrote about it!

  2. lizkoppert
    lizkoppert ·

    Cool photos! And thanks for the tipster... I've got some film at home here with exposed sprocket holes :)

More Interesting Articles

  • Cinematics Rumble: Happy Accidents

    written by Lomography on 2016-09-01
    Cinematics Rumble: Happy Accidents

    A happy accident is a pleasant situation that happens unexpectedly. This competition is a celebration of these little delightful moments.

    2016-09-01
  • TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards 2016: Trial and Error Winners

    written by Lomography on 2017-04-08 #news
    TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards 2016: Trial and Error Winners

    The TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards is made up of 11 different categories. Through these 11 different categories — 10 unchanging and one modified every year to reflect contemporary global issues — we’re asking to see the world through your eyes and to share your experience as a human on this beautiful, bizarre and bewildering planet. Witness how photo experiments and happy accidents can produce striking, one-of-a-kind photographs.

    2017-04-08 14
  • Working on a Blue-Based Spectrum with KONO! Donau 6 ISO 35mm

    written by lomographymagazine on 2017-04-09 #gear
    Working on a Blue-Based Spectrum with KONO! Donau 6 ISO 35mm

    This extremely low-light film is a special stock for your analogue experiments. Bring back the retro look as the KONO! Donau 6 bathe your images in different shades of blue.

    2017-04-09 1
  • Shop News

    The New Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens now available for purchase in Shop!

    The New Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens now available for purchase in Shop!

    Capture your world in silky soft focus with the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens is now available for purchase in the shop!

  • A Multiple-Exposures Attack

    written by Lorraine Healy on 2017-02-22 #gear #tutorials
    A Multiple-Exposures Attack

    A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy writes about experimenting with different ways to get multiple exposures with different cameras.

    2017-02-22 3
  • Along Beale Street, Memphis, With A Holga And A Splitzer—Or How I Got My Holga Groove Back

    written by Lorraine Healy on 2016-11-30 #places
    Along Beale Street, Memphis, With A Holga And A Splitzer—Or How I Got My Holga Groove Back

    A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy shares a little Lomo experiment she conducted in the famous Beale Street of Memphis, Tennessee and its unexpected consequences.

    2016-11-30 6
  • TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards 2016: Now or Never Winners

    written by Lomography on 2017-04-08 #news
    TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards 2016: Now or Never Winners

    The TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards is made up of 11 different categories. Through these 11 different categories — 10 unchanging and one modified every year to reflect contemporary global issues — we’re asking to see the world through your eyes and to share your experience as a human on this beautiful, bizarre and bewildering planet. Celebrate the beauty and spontaneity of instant photography through these wonderful snapshots.

    4
  • Shop News

    Save up to a whopping 20% on Instax film with the Lomo'Instant Automat South Beach & Lenses + Instax Film Bundles!

    Save up to a whopping 20% on Instax film with the Lomo'Instant Automat South Beach & Lenses + Instax Film Bundles!

    Capture even more perfectly lit instant mini shots anytime, anywhere, with all the extra frames you get with the Lomo’Instant Automat South Beach + 10 Instax Film Bundle!

  • TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards 2016: Monochrome Winners

    written by Lomography on 2017-04-08
    TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards 2016: Monochrome Winners

    The TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards is made up of 11 different categories. Through these 11 different categories — 10 unchanging and one modified every year to reflect contemporary global issues — we’re asking to see the world through your eyes and to share your experience as a human on this beautiful, bizarre and bewildering planet. Be mesmerized by these moody black and white photographs that took the top spot in our Monochrome category.

    9
  • TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards 2016: Game Changers Winners

    written by Lomography on 2017-04-08 #news
    TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards 2016: Game Changers Winners

    The TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards is made up of 11 different categories. Through these 11 different categories — 10 unchanging and one modified every year to reflect contemporary global issues — we’re asking to see the world through your eyes and to share your experience as a human on this beautiful, bizarre and bewildering planet. See the world from a different perspective through these game changing photographs.

    5
  • Hidden In The Apple Orchards: Tieton, Washington

    written by Lorraine Healy on 2016-11-03 #places
    Hidden In The Apple Orchards: Tieton, Washington

    Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. In this article, Healy shares a little-known and highly-photogenic place in the South-Central area of Washington State.

    2016-11-03 5
  • Shop News

    Purchase the most versatile instant camera, the Lomo'Instant Automat in the shop now!

    Purchase the most versatile instant camera, the Lomo'Instant Automat in the shop now!

    Grab the most versatile, most portable, most automatic Lomo'Instant camera yet! Get the Lomo'Instant Automat in any of the 3 flavors: Playa Jardin, Bora-Bora, or South Beach!

  • Newcomer of the Week: Aurélie Raidron (@iheardrones)

    written by Lomography on 2017-04-02
    Newcomer of the Week: Aurélie Raidron (@iheardrones)

    For newcomer Aurélie Raidron, shooting on film is a welcome break from the almost perfect image-rendering of digital devices. She makes the most out of the blurs, grains, and "happy accidents" inherent to analogue photography and incorporates them to create hauntingly beautiful photographs.

    2017-04-02 2
  • TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards 2016: Breaking Boundaries Winners

    written by Lomography on 2017-04-08 #news
    TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards 2016: Breaking Boundaries Winners

    The TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards is made up of 11 different categories. Through these 11 different categories — 10 unchanging and one modified every year to reflect contemporary global issues — we’re asking to see the world through your eyes and to share your experience as a human on this beautiful, bizarre and bewildering planet. Venture bravely into the unknown with these wanderlust-inducing photographs that topped the Breaking Boundaries challenge.

    2017-04-08 7
  • TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards 2016: Adrenaline Junkies Winners

    written by Lomography on 2017-04-08 #news
    TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards 2016: Adrenaline Junkies Winners

    The TEN AND ONE Annual Lomography Photo Awards is made up of 11 different categories. Through these 11 different categories — 10 unchanging and one modified every year to reflect contemporary global issues — we’re asking to see the world through your eyes and to share your experience as a human on this beautiful, bizarre and bewildering planet. Feel the adrenaline pumping through your veins with these winning photographs from the Adrenaline Junkies category.

    2017-04-08 9
  • Find Out More About