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By dudler
'Cross processing' is always an interesting little idea in editing. It comes from the idea of developing colour print film as slides, or vice versa. That isn't trivially easy - emulsion tends to slide off hte backing, and things are very unpredictable.

Around 15 years ago, I actually did it right, once. This was the result. Kodak Vericolor film, processed in E-6 chemicals.

The model was Tefnut Spirals, and I took the picture at the now-defunct Centre City Studio in Birmingham.

Tags: Cross processing Studio portrait Portraits and people Colour film Trad darkroom

Voters: Vambomarbleye, CozPics, bliba and 22 more

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Vambomarbleye 5 153 14 Scotland
21 Sep 2017 7:37AM
Cool. Have tried to replicate this in PS but it always seems to lack subtlety.
kaybee 18 8.4k 27 Scotland
21 Sep 2017 8:37AM
I wondered what would happen if your tried reversing the effect in NIK.
It all went pear shaped - very quickly!
So I just threw some stuff at it to see what would fall onto the page.
Nothing of any consequence!
You shot (as usual) is much better.
21 Sep 2017 9:35AM
A great result John. Not keen on the messy mod though.

Irishkate 12 45 121 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2017 10:27AM
Very accomplished editing John - what a wealth of knowledge you have.
Kate Grin
Daisymaye Plus
14 25 24 Canada
21 Sep 2017 2:12PM
It's been your passion for many years. And now we can do it so easily. Maybe a bit different results but still fun.
dudler Plus
19 2.0k 1966 England
21 Sep 2017 5:19PM
Very little editing - I reduced saturation, and brightened. I'll add the 'unprocessed' scan to show the difference...
dark_lord Plus
18 3.0k 835 England
21 Sep 2017 7:34PM
It's a technique that requires an appropriate subject. No problem with that here!

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