A journey into film photography

cross processing

Most film is color negative. That means when you get it developed what you see is your photos in negative color. There is a different type of film called Slide film. When photos are taken using slide film, the result is a perfect color representation or “slide” image.  Both films are processed in different chemicals and and have slightly different end results. Now lets say you took that slide film and accidentally had it processed as color negative film. Well my friend you have just discovered the delightful accident known as cross processing or x-pro. The great thing about x-pro is that it can vary depending on the film and chemicals used. Below is an example of what the slide film looks like after cross processing before and after being inverted

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