I Shot a Roll of Kodak Ektar 100 Pushed +2 Stops by Florian Merlet
I Shot a Roll of Kodak Ektar 100
Pushed @400 ISO
My office location is the opportunity to explore a 70’s business district from Hamburg: City Nord. Inhospitable but essential for white collars like me who are in need of food for lunch break, there is a spooky atmosphere, especially in winter where the light is rare.
When Vincent from On Film Only asked for some volunteers to shoot a Kodak Film for a specific project, I knew that City Nord could be an interesting subject.
I picked up the Kodak Ektar 100 loaded in my trusty Olympus XA. Ektar and I are not really friends, but I thought this would be interesting to try it again. Because of the low available light of a winter afternoon in North Germany, I pushed it by 2 stops (exposed at 400 iso) and crossed finger 😉
The combination of the grey subject and the colourful rendering of a pushed Ektar is quite uncommon (especially the color shift in the streetlights) but it renders well the surreal atmosphere.
Hello! My name is Florian, a french amateur film photographer based in Hamburg, Germany. I started film photography in 2016 and this was a turning point to me. Since then I sold all my digital gear and I keep exploring all the possibilities that film photography can to offer.