An old slide film produced in Italy. This film expired more than 25 years ago. Result: a dream.
The 3M Color Slide is a very interesting film to cross-process. It was produced in Italy and is extremely grainy. Maybe this is only because my roll expired in the mid 80s and I found it in a totally filthy flea market shop. I then put this into my LC-A and it surprised me. I was really scared that nothing in the photos can be recognized or that the laboratory may send the film back because it somehow smelled quite disgusting. After chemicals, urine, and so on.
The results are a dream. All the pictures are gritty and ultimately all have a strong green / yellow tinge. Especially those that have been taken under the open sky and in bad weather. The colors are very soft images at the most, despite the cross-process. It’s almost like having a normal color negative film. The pictures were all very varied, a lot of changes which I had not expected
Photographer Ben Larsen ordered a bunch of photography-related items on eBay, one of these is an old black and white 35mm film which he developed home and the results were surprising — photographs taken in South Korea about half a decade later.
Have you ever imagined what it feels like to shoot with a 100-year-old camera? In the past four months, I have been shooting hundreds of photos with a Contessa Nettel Tessco. I don't know when was the last time its previous owner shot pictures with it. Perhaps 20 to 30 years ago?
Having added more than 2000 stunning photos in a few years to his Lomohome, and always curious to try out new cameras, @frenchyfyl 's approach to photography definitely convinced us to share the very first Diana Instant Square with him. Enjoy his fantastic results!
To celebrate the 25 year anniversary of Lomography we are building an 8.5 meter long Lomowall on Ganton st, just off of Carnaby St in the centre of London. This is one of a series of hundreds of LomoWalls dotted across the globe. Join us for the launch party on November 9th from 6pm.
Earlier this year, we gave New York-based filmmaker Parker Hill a Lomo'Instant Wide to experiment with. This summer she took it on a road trip, chasing the unique and nostalgic feeling of adolescence in the American South.