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04-07-2009, 09:54 AM   #31
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Beau Photo in Vancouver (6th and Granville) stocks this film and sells it for $4.58.

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I've shot my second roll - finished it last week - on the Program Plus this time - however: there's a minor alarming situation developing around here... 1) the moto photo with the agfa scanner went bankrupt 2) the Duane Reed near my office has its minilab out of commission for a couple of weeks now and 3) even my local CVS had its machine down.

I could send out I suppose...
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I've got a roll of Ektar on it's way from B&H. I'm looking forward to trying it out this weekend.

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Be glad you got it -- they are sold out for now.
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Whoa, I don't know how I missed this thread. Steve, your composition and skills are great..Nice shooting...That third and fourth images are stunning!

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Whoa, I don't know how I missed this thread. Steve, your composition and skills are great..Nice shooting...That third and fourth images are stunning!
Thanks! I am flattered! I thought all of the "filmies" had seen this thread. I am pretty happy with the Ektar, though I am still not shooting as much film as I would like to. I have been shopping for a good scanner so that I have better control over the digitization process.

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Wow, the colors in this set are wonderfully realistic. I wish I had an Ektar preset in Lightroom (shouldn't say that in the film forum...) I still have to shoot the rest of my first Ektar roll in my Yashica GSN. The photos are all good, but #4 is just gorgeous.
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I checked and Adorama has Ektar, just in case anybody's interested:
6031330 Kodak Ektar 100 Color Negative Film ISO 100, 35mm Size, 36 exp. *USA*

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Ektar, Vivitar M42 mount 135/2.8 Komine (cute and tidy little lens), Program Plus



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Nice color and tonality
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Ektar, Vivitar M42 mount 135/2.8 Komine (cute and tidy little lens), Program Plus
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Nesster, that is really, really nice. I am going to need to try some.
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Nesster, that is really, really nice. I am going to need to try some.
You are going to like it Javier. It is different than the Tri-X and drugstore film you have been shooting (less contrast and much less grain), but very nice stuff. The problem for me has been finding a local source. I have been ordering my Ektar from Adorama.

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You are going to like it Javier. It is different than the Tri-X and drugstore film you have been shooting (less contrast and much less grain), but very nice stuff. The problem for me has been finding a local source. I have been ordering my Ektar from Adorama.

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There are plenty of pro shops around here, so I don't think it will be a problem. I will get some tomorrow. Today I am staying home
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The only issue I've had - and I haven't done my own scanning to validate this - is that on both the ES-II and the Program Plus, with different lenses, the Ektar exposures tend to blow out highlights on flower shots. It could be the scan, or else it could be the film actually benefits from a bit faster ASA rating. I have to remember to dial in exposure compensation in these situations.

Yes, other film can have that tendency as well, though AFAIR not to the same extent.
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The only issue I've had - and I haven't done my own scanning to validate this - is that on both the ES-II and the Program Plus, with different lenses, the Ektar exposures tend to blow out highlights on flower shots. It could be the scan, or else it could be the film actually benefits from a bit faster ASA rating. I have to remember to dial in exposure compensation in these situations.

Yes, other film can have that tendency as well, though AFAIR not to the same extent.
This is great info. I will pay more attention to the light when I shoot this film. I am getting more and more anxious to try it.
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