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Red-Handed Captures - My Continued Love for Redscale Film

My 'underperformer' camera Adox Golf IIA was utilized to expose my second roll of redscale film. The film is reversed and thus the colours are exposed in the 'wrong' sequence on this type of film, bringing unexpected colour shifts compared to common films.



These photographs were exposed at 25 ASA and are thus overexposed if you follow the instructions of the manufacturer Lomography. I'd done research before exposing my first roll and had come to the conclusion that I liked the results more where the film was exposed to lots of light. The photos exposed at box speed ASA 100-400 were too red-tinted for my tastes.
  When seing the results from my first roll I also realized that greens came out very nice, which spurred me to include more vegetation in my compositions.


These scans were made by a lab (Carmencita Film Lab) which were specifically instructed by me to tone down the colours overall. I don't know yet if the negs are more red-tinted than these scans display. If they aren't I will be truly happy to have found the perfect (for my tastes) way to expose redscale films.




I am also truly happy to have the Adox Golf IIA camera as a wonderfully rendering medium for this film type.









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