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10-24-2008, 05:58 AM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by filmamigo Quote
What is this Profoto?

Your link has the tech specs, but if you go through Kodak's front page, this film isn't listed anywhere.

Is this an offshore rebrand of UC100? If so, has it also been replaced by Ektar?
I don't know if it has replaces and with what ( maybe ... Kodak Gold 100 vs. Kodak Profoto 100 - 4 - Photo.net photo.net Forum )
The box (5 rolls) looks like this http://www.f64studio.ro/photo_tmb.php?id=6640&size=250
photoSIG » Film: Kodak ProFoto 100
Profoto seem to have warmer tones than Ektar so it's very good for portraits, autumn landscapes, etc.

There is also Profoto 400 which is not colour but B&W film processed in C41 like the Kodak CN400BW (and Ilford XP2 and Neopan 400CN).

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Color Films:
For landscape/nature subjects, most are using the aforementioned Kodak Ektachrome E100VS or Fuji Velvia 50 or 100. These are transparency films which are really fun to view on the light table. All are also super saturated and produce "unreal" colors that pop. For snow scenes or other scenes with lots of white, I've had better success with Fuji Provia 100 which is more neutral in regards to color cast.
For "people" shots, avoid all these transparency films and go with the great recommendations throughout this thread.
For street scenes and such, sometimes the saturated stuff comes out great, sometimes you'll need more neutral portrait type film (to keep the colors of buildings, pavement and window reflections more accurate). You'll have to develop your own feel for the situations...
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QuoteOriginally posted by Mike Cash Quote
Don't know if it is available where you are, but I love DNP Centuria 200.

Very economically priced. I pay something like $2 per 36exp. roll and buy it in 10 packs.

If i'm not mistaken that's branded Konica consumer film here in NA but long removed since digital became more popular.
If it's the same, i've used it very saturated colours but pleasing and yes it was very inexpensive.
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FYI

Aristacolor Print 100 ISO 35mm x 36 exp for $ 2.19 at freestylephoto.biz based in California

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FYI

Aristacolor Print 100 ISO 35mm x 36 exp for $ 2.19 at freestylephoto.biz based in California
is it any good?
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QuoteOriginally posted by Ron Boggs Quote
Color Films:
For landscape/nature subjects, most are using the aforementioned Kodak Ektachrome E100VS or Fuji Velvia 50 or 100. These are transparency films which are really fun to view on the light table. All are also super saturated and produce "unreal" colors that pop. For snow scenes or other scenes with lots of white, I've had better success with Fuji Provia 100 which is more neutral in regards to color cast.
For "people" shots, avoid all these transparency films and go with the great recommendations throughout this thread.
ever tried Astia or the Provia 400X Fuji Slides?
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Provia 400 is surprisingly good. I use it for some bird and critter work when conditions force me to. It's got better--less noticeable--grain than the Kodak E200 with the extra stop of speed. I pretty much shoot 99% from a tripod, so unless the subject is moving I try to use slower film. Winter (dull light) shots at bird refuges and such, then the Provia 400 is my top choice. Never tried it with human subjects, so don't know how it does for that application.
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cool. i want to try it out but for 35mm, it's >$10 at Adorama :|

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Kodachrome 64 is a classic color slide film with a unique look. It is my personal favorite color film.
Some say Kodak is ending production and current stocks may be the last, so now's the time to try it.

Kodak's new Ektar 100 color negative film looks very promising, too.

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QuoteOriginally posted by k100d Quote
is it any good?
The film has a strong redish tone but you can adjust that later . It's almost a cult film . I ran into a roll some times back . Very good for the price I say .
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