Lucky SHD100 is a cheap black and white negative film from China. It is so cheap that I managed to buy a brick (10 rolls) of the film (just expired) at RM35 (approx. 11 USD) from stinkyfilm. A fresh one is still cheap though, the cost of 1 brick is just around RM40-45. This film is highly recommended for lomo-grapher, who like to shoot for fun and doesn’t care much about the image quality.
Why I bought this film? Obviously because it was cheap!
Where the hell you can look for another film at such a low price? There is no harm when the film goes wrong since it is cheap! It is cheap and I don’t have to hesitate much when I press my shutter to capture an image. Not like other expensive films that require me to consider a lot of things before the image is captured, so that film wastage can be avoided. Another reason? I never heard of it and I never used it before.
Some people consider this film as a garbage, since the film lacks of antihalation layer. Some love it as the film has some unique properties. As for me, I am very satisfied with the results and I feel LUCKY for it. My friend joked with me when I was shooting with this film. He said: This is a lucky film. If the developed image is good, you are lucky. If the image goes bad, you can’t blame others but your own luck. Good luck when shooting this film.
Here I am to share my lucky images:
Nikon F100, Sigma AF 28-70mm f/2.8 EX DG
Lucky SHD100 (Expired Dec 2011)
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