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A Film Shoot at a Junk Yard: Lomography Edition

Model: Dustin Baker

Camera: Mamiya 645 AFD

Film: Lomography Color 400

As I said in my previous post, I did the brave thing of actually shooting a model with lomography film! Why do I say brave you may ask? Well because you really never know what your going to get with this film! My past experiences with lomography have been a hit and miss... Sometimes I have hated it and have been disappointed with my results, while other times I have loved it. This time around as you can tell... lomography film worked out perfectly with the theme. 

Model: Dustin Baker

Camera: Mamiya 645 AFD

Film: Lomography Color 400 converted to BW

Model: Dustin Baker

Camera: Mamiya 645 AFD

Film: Lomography Color 400

Now on the discussion of grain, lomography film has tons of it. Once again this is another area of film that some have come to love and others have come to hate. As for myself, I dig it. That said, new emulsions such as Kodak's new Portra films and certain Ilford films have done their best in reducing the amount of grain you see. 

Model: Dustin Baker

Camera: Mamiya 645 AFD

Film: Lomography Color 400

Model: Dustin Baker

Camera: Mamiya 645 AFD

Film: Lomography Color 400

Now as mentioned above, lomography film can give you mixed results. Once thing I learned about shooting this particular film type is that shooting it at its rated speed can give you somewhat under exposed results. Because of this, I had to really work on my scans by adjusting my black values to give my results more of a matted look. In the end, I was happy with my results and look forward to shooting this surprising film again! 

Model: Dustin Baker

Camera: Mamiya 645 AFD

Film: Lomography Color 400 converted to BW

Model: Dustin Baker

Camera: Mamiya 645 AFD

Film: Lomography Color 400

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