Nieuwsgierig naar de LomoChrome Purple film? We stellen je voor aan een nieuwe serie fotografen die deze kleurverschuivende emulsie hebben getest. Bekijk hun geweldige foto's en lees over hun ervaringen met het fotograferen van deze psychedelische film!
Fotograaf JENQUEST uit Londen had veel plezier met het fotograferen van de LomoChrome Purple. Voor de shoot gebruikte hij de Leica M3 met de 50 mm Nokton f1.5 prime.
I was constantly on the lookout for scenes with varying colours so characters would stand out in the shots. This isn't something I normally do with the other films I use (HP5+ and Portra) so in that regards it was more challenging (the fun kind, that is). After a few shots though, you find your eyes sort of shift and you can imagine how a scene would look before you shoot it. So it became a lot easier to get pleasing images. I did definitely research the types of images this would produce by scouring the Internet while I waited for the roll of film to turn up.
We vroegen of hij experimenteerde met het uitgebreide ISO-bereik van de film.
I decided I would shoot it at box speed because I've never played with non-standard film. My go-to films are Ilford HP5+ for black and white and Kodak Portra 400 for colour. So I wanted to play it safe. However, for a few shots (of my wife and daughter), I managed to underexpose the shots by accidentally changing a setting on the Lightmeter app that I use and not realising. So when it came to scanning the negs into my computer, I had to play around a bit and was very impressed to see how well it handled bringing the images to life rather than leaving me with an unusable mess.
Onder zijn foto's koos hij twee favorieten: die van zijn vrouw en dochter die plezier hadden in de speeltuin van een lokaal park, en de andere is die van zijn vriend Catt.
"I love the effect of the colour shift and just the bright otherworldly colours perfectly represent the fun we had that day. As for my friend's photo, the film has made her stand out so well in the rather gritty surroundings. The film has handled her bright luxuriously orange hair so well. It really makes the image pop. "
Zijn tip? "My advice would really be to those like me, who wouldn't normally pick up something like this. Definitely give it a go and definitely shoot portraits. I loved what this did to the shots I took of my friends and family and how it makes nice but standard images just pop."
Nicolette Passerello is een Sales coördinator uit Californië. Ze vond de LomoChrome Purple uniek in vergelijking met elke normale kleurnegatieve film.
With this film, I am given the ability to create my own little dreamworld - no matter what kind of subject/scene I shoot. I found that the creative opportunities with this film are endless, and that is something very special about it.
Ze gebruikte het op een Canon AE-1 met een 1:8 50mm Canon FD-lens en schoot op ISO 400, waarvan ze zegt dat het de kleuren wat meer opvielen.
Voor toekomstige LomoChrome Purple gebruikers adviseert zij:
Have fun with it! There are so many different places/things that you can shoot with this film (don't limit yourself!) I personally found that I love shooting this film in the mountains, or where there is a lot of green foliage.
Carly Boomer is een avontuurlijke fotograaf gevestigd in Winnipeg, Canada. Haar liefde en passie voor fotografie bloeide toen ze op de middelbare school zat toen ze de Pentax K1000 kocht, haar eerste filmcamera.
For a few years, my focus in regards to my photography was mainly set on experimenting with shooting and developing 35mm film - I found shooting with mainly film rather than digital in the beginning allowed me to take full advantage of my cameras manual settings, and gave me lots of room to find my own style by experimenting with tons of different techniques. Within the past couple years, I have grown as a photographer in the digital world as well and regularly work with clientele. I mainly specialize in music photography and portraiture, but I’m always carrying a camera around to capture whatever it is that catches my eye.
We vroegen haar wat de LomoChrome Purple anders maakt dan andere kleur-negatieve emulsies die ze heeft geprobeerd.
Lomochrome Purple has been one of my favourite funky films to shoot with since I began photography! It definitely gives you lots of room to play around with different settings, where your images can vary significantly in mood depending on your environment, the colours around you and the tools you use. There are endless limits in terms of experimentation with this film, and I love the purple, pink, green and sometimes orangey hues you can capture with this film.
For this shoot, she aimed for photos with pinkish and orangey hues. Based on her research, she says, it was suggested to be used at ISO 200 so she kept it at that. "As for the rolls I’ve shot with prior, I mainly shot them at 400 which I found maintained a lot more of the dark purple hues associated with the film."
Haar favoriete foto is die van het model met de roos.
Although in the photo the rose is bright pink, in real life it was yellow! That itself gave it an unexplainable, sort of eerie mood that instantly provided me with that “Christmas” feeling you get when you’re scanning your roll of fresh negatives.
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