Can you soup 110 film?

Yes, it is possible to soup 110 film. As with any other film format, 110 film negatives can undergo the experimentation process and chemical alterations that come with film souping. However, it should be noted that conducting a film soup with 110 film should be done directly within the developing tank. This means you need to remove the film from its 110 cartridge in the dark, spool it onto a reel, and then bathe it in the soup.

For souping and developing your 110 rolls at home, refer to this tipster on how to craft a fully functioning 110 film developing reel.

Submerging 110 film in a film soup while it is within its canister (like you would normally do with a 35 mm film) will not allow the chemicals to fully penetrate the film and so will not give suitable film soup effects.

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  • Can I change a 110 film cartridge while shooting?

    Yes, 110 is the only film format that allows you to easily and safely change the cartridge mid-roll!

  • Where can I get 110 film developed?

    Where can I get 110 film developed?

    Contact your local labs to find out if they develop 110 film, or send it to us at our LomoLab.

  • Can you soup black and white film?

    Can you soup black and white film?

    Yes, black and white film can be souped. As with color negative and slide film, Black and White films have layers that can be manipulated through the use of chemicals and various substances to produce weird and wonderful images.

  • What are the best ingredients for film soup?

    What are the best ingredients for film soup?

    There are no strict rules when it comes to creating a film soup recipe. However, there are key liquid ingredients that most experienced film soup enthusiasts gravitate towards. Think of water, cola, juice, wine, beer, coffee, contact lens solution, vinegar, soy sauce, to name a few.

  • Should you do film soup before or after shooting?

    Should you do film soup before or after shooting?

    Film soup can be done either before and after shooting a roll of film. Allowing drying time for the film is necessary in both cases.

  • Why is there a wider image beneath my 110 film border?

    With 110 film it’s normal to see a transparent film border and a wider image visible beneath. This is because 110 film is pre-exposed in order to make printing easier.

  • What are the advantages of shooting 110 film?

    What are the advantages of shooting 110 film?

    There are a few advantages to shooting 110 film, including convenience, ease of use and of course that beautiful grain!

  • How do I load 110 film into my camera?

    To load a 110 film into your camera, simply open the back cover of the camera, pop the cartridge inside, close the cover, and then wind the film until you reach the first frame.

  • Where can I buy 110 film?

    Lomography is currently the only producer of 110 film. Our wide range of 110 film stocks are available at our online store and from various Lomography partners all around the globe.