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Film review: Rollei Vario Chrome color slide film in 35mm format

It's time to lift the veil on my thoughts about Rollei Vario Chrome, a "new" slide film officially announced in June 2017 and available in 36 exposure 35mm cassettes*1.

Film Comparison: Bergger Pancro 400, JCH Streetpan 400 and Rollei RPX...

The past 15 years or so have not been easy for film photographers: Most photo labs have closed their doors, major brands no longer manufacture analog cameras, and the few remaining repair shops are all but out of parts. The

Finding Film part 10: Rollin' Rollei Retro 80S and 400S

Hello again! It’s that time of the month where I check out another type of black and white medium format film.

Interview #158: I am Luis Barrancos and this is why I...

Today's interviewee hails from Portugal and is currently enjoying life in tropical Malaysia.

5 Frames With… Kodak Ektar 100 (EI 100 / 120 /...

Kodak Ektar 100; it sounds so exotic and for me it delivers the kind of saturation that makes shooting colour film so fun, but without the reduced latitude that comes with shooting slide film.

EMULSIVE interview #155: I am Dan Dao and this is why...

Today's interviewee has been posting video reviews product, guides, manuals for film cameras, information on film stocks and all things analogue on Youtube since 2011 and shows no signs of slowing down any time soon.

5 Frames With… Rollei Retro 80S (EI 80 / 35mm /...

These five photographs were shot with 35mm Rollei Retro 80s film using a Canon FTb and Canon 50mm f/1.4 lens. Retro 80s is an unusual film in a couple of ways.

5 Frames With… Rollei CR200 (EI 200 / 35mm / XPRO...

Rollei CR200 is a color reversal film, but, yep: but!

Film stock review: Rollei Infrared 400

I’ve been an avid film shooter for a couple of years now and I absolutely LOVE the recent revival of the whole industry.

Photography: To the light – Rollei INFRARED 400 (4×5)

To the light Shot on Rollei INFRARED 400 at EI 12 Black and white negative film in 4x5 format AEROgraphic / Kodak Anastigmat 161mm f/4.5 / R72 filter          

Photography: Bunched up – Shot on Rollei INFRARED 400 at EI...

Bunched up Shot on Rollei INFRARED 400 at EI 12 Black and white negative film in 4x5 format AEROgraphic / Kodak Anastigmat 161mm f/4.5 / R72 filter          

Photography: Hand-stitched quality – Rollei Retro 80S (120)

Hand-stitched quality Shot on Rollei Retro 80S at EI 80 Black and white negative film in 120 format shot as 6x6          

Photography: Three cats #01 + #02 – Rollei Vario Chrome (35mm)

Three cats #01 + #02 Shot on Rollei Vario Chrome - EI 800 vs EI 400 Color reversal (slide) film in 35mm format Push processed 1-stop Exposure bracketing test Click the images to view lightbox.      

Photography: Dried veins #01 + #02 – Rollei Vario Chrome (35mm)

Dried veins #01 + #02 Shot on Rollei Vario Chrome - EI 800 vs EI 400 Color reversal (slide) film in 35mm format Push processed 1-stop Exposure bracketing test Click the images to view lightbox.      

EMULSIVE interview #148: I am Ashley B Williams and this is...

There's a sense of good will and camaraderie in the film photography community that's hard to beat.

Photography: Triplets #01 + #02 – Shot on Rollei Vario Chrome...

Triplets #01 + #02 Shot on Rollei Vario Chrome - EI 400 vs EI 200 Color reversal (slide) film in 35mm format Exposure bracketing test Click the images to view lightbox.        

Photography: Tie a ribbon #01 + #02 – Shot on Rollei...

Tie a ribbon #01 + #02 Shot on Rollei Vario Chrome - EI 400 vs EI 200 Color reversal (slide) film in 35mm format Exposure bracketing test Click the images to view lightbox.          

Photography: Three steel #01 + #02 – Shot on Rollei Vario...

Three steel #01 + #02 Shot on Rollei Vario Chrome - EI 400 vs EI 200 Color reversal (slide) film in 35mm format Exposure bracketing test Click the images to view lightbox.          

Photography: Fallen bougainvillea #01 + #02 – Rollei Vario Chrome (35mm)

Fallen bougainvillea #01 + #02 Shot on Rollei Vario Chrome at EI 400 vs EI 200 Color reversal (slide) film in 35mm format Exposure bracketing test   Note: click...

EMULSIVE interview #140: I am Roger Harrison and this is why...

This has been a tough interview to put together. Tough because, as you'll see below, it's been an absolute nightmare picking which one of Roger Harrison's beautiful Fuji Velvia 50 photographs to feature as the cover for this article.