Tiffen Red 25

These were all shot with a red filter, which (in b&w) darkens the sky and everything blue, and lightens up anything that’s red.

These are the most dramatic examples from the roll I shot, but I would have expected even more dramatic results. On most of the shots it’s really not obvious there was a filter on the camera at all. On the other hand, the sky over Berlin is rarely deep blue.

So I think this is still relatively subtle. I might try this with portraits next (next as in “next time someone adventurous agrees to let me take pictures of them”), that might be quite interesting.

Last but not least – the filter on the camera just looks cool as hell. Also I think this makes me look like I know what I’m doing, which is a) not true but b) kinda fun.

All shot with a 1953 Zeiss Ikon Contax IIIa, on Agfa APX 100, scanned negatives.

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