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City: Hong Kong
Camera: Leica M2
Lens: Leica Summicron 35mm f2 IV pre-a
Film: Rollei Vario Chrome at ISO400

Every saturday afternoon I will grab my Film camera and start walking on foot in this vibrant city – Hong Kong. This time, the images were focused in the Wan Chai District.

All photos were taken with Rollei Vario Chrome at ISO400

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Rollei Vario Chrome 200-400

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Name: Rollei Vario Chrome

ISO: 320

Film type: Positive Slide

Character: High saturation with warm tone

 

Vintage feel and Warm tone

Rollei Vario Chrome is a daylight highspeed colour reversal film with good sharpness. The warmth produced from the film depends on the environment that you use, the brighter the sun is, the warmer the picture will be. Besides, I discovered that it is quite similar to its brother, Rollei CR200 slide film. Except that CR200 tends to be more attracted to green or blue colour. Rollei Vario Chrome tends to be more sensitive to yellow and orange colour. Also, it has strong orange cast in it and Vario tends to has a more vintage looking.

All of the sample images was taken on a dazzling day.

Rollei Vario Chrome HK Hong Kong Street Snap Photo walk 320 at 400 Leica Summicron 35mm
Rollei Vario Chrome HK Hong Kong Street Snap Photo walk 320 at 400 Leica Summicron 35mmRollei Vario Chrome at ISO400 with Summicron 35mm f2 IV pre-a
Monk India Visiting Hong Kong Rollei Vacrio Chrome 400 Summicron leica

Quite special when you look at it again and again

At first, I was attracted by its fancy packaging and the beautiful film cassette. After the film was developed at my local lab. I was shocked looking at the slides, even Mike, the owner from Colourluxe lab also has his jaw dropped. Both of us were thinking why is it so warm? Few days later when I look at it again and again, I think it is quite special and distinguished from my other images.

Rollei Vario Chrome HK Hong Kong Street Snap Photo walk 320 at 400 Leica Summicron 35mm
Rollei Vario Chrome HK Hong Kong Street Snap Photo walk 320 at 400 Leica Summicron 35mmRollei Vario Chrome HK Hong Kong Street Snap Photo walk 320 at 400 Leica Summicron 35mmRollei Vario Chrome at ISO400 with Summicron 35mm f2 IV pre-a

Which ISO speed to shoot at? 200? 320? 400?

The box speed is at ISO320. But offical website mentioned that the ISO speed is ranging from 200 to 400. The concept is that if you use it at ISO200, it will be slightly overexposed and achieve with lower saturation. At ISO400, the image will be slightly underexposed. So you can follow this rule to set the ISO to determine what kind of images result you would like to have. In my opinion, I like it at ISO400, exposure is similar to other positive slide film.

200 – 320 ISO: Lower saturation (preferable for scanning applications)

320 – 400 ISO: Higher saturation (preferable for slide projection)

Source from macodirect

Rollei Vario Chrome HK Hong Kong Street Snap Photo walk 320 at 400 Leica Summicron 35mm
Rollei Vario Chrome HK Hong Kong Street Snap Photo walk 320 at 400 Leica Summicron 35mm
Rollei Vario Chrome HK Hong Kong Street Snap Photo walk 320 at 400 Leica Summicron 35mm
Rollei Vario Chrome at ISO400 with Summicron 35mm f2 IV pre-a

Rollei Vario Chrome HK Hong Kong Street Snap Photo walk 320 at 400 Leica Summicron 35mm
Rollei Vario Chrome HK Hong Kong Street Snap Photo walk 320 at 400 Leica Summicron 35mm
Rollei Vario Chrome HK Hong Kong Street Snap Photo walk 320 at 400 Leica Summicron 35mm
Rollei Vario Chrome HK Hong Kong Street Snap Photo walk 320 at 400 Leica Summicron 35mm king of bokeh Warm tone New film reviewRollei Vario Chrome at ISO400 with Summicron 35mm f2 IV pre-a

 


What lenses did I use
to take the images?

Leica Summicron 35mm f2 IV pre-asph