I noticed the other day that this blog was in some very desperate need of some color film. Unfortunately I just haven’t been working with color film all that much lately. In fact, I meant to buy some at the local camera store this past week but when I walked in I pulled a handful of black and white film off the shelf by pure instinct and walked out the door without buying any. Yikes! Talk about walking around on pure autopilot.
So in order to add a little flair to this blog I’m just pulling an image out of the archives. There was a short time a number of years ago when I was doing a lot of experimenting with cross processing slide film. This was mostly because everywhere you looked it seemed someone was practically giving away their old expired slide film in favor of transitioning their entire work flow over to digital. Now that film has gained back some popularity you don’t see this quite so often. I found myself cross processing this stuff mostly because I learned very quickly that processing slide film that has been expired by ten or so years just ends up looking muddy and bad. With cross processing you at least have a chance of getting something interesting from the results.Read More