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05-23-2012, 10:44 AM   #7006
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QuoteOriginally posted by goddo31 Quote
Pentax 67, Fuji Acros 100, 6x7 55/4, ND8 filter, about 10 seconds exposure

Lovely, just lovely. K.

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Pentax ESII, Kodak Ektar 100, not sure which S-M-C Tak, either the 50/1.4 or the 28/3.5.

Sunset over Lake McConaughy, Nebraska.



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QuoteOriginally posted by womble Quote
Pentax ESII, Kodak Ektar 100, not sure which S-M-C Tak, either the 50/1.4 or the 28/3.5.

Sunset over Lake McConaughy, Nebraska.



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Nice colours!
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QuoteOriginally posted by samtr87 Quote
Just developed a roll of Fuji Superia 800 that was in my Ricoh Kr-5 Super II for several months.

Either the camera developed a really bad light leak or CVS messed up. Ruined several shots

I'm impressed with Superia 800
Have a roll in my Spottie that I'm dying to finish and a roll I just started in my newly acquired Maxxum 5000. Will probably bombard this thread with more pics soon.
Pity about the messed up photos, but the rest are really nice.

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Lovely, just lovely. K.
Thanks Kris!

Your sunset shot is quite stunning.

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Hi, I'd like to put a roll of film again through my Spotmatic, but I'm unsure what type, because I've only been shooting cheap stuff until now (mainly Fuji C200). What I'd like to change about it is the texture (I'd prefer finer grain) and the way it scans (colours sometimes turn out weird). That being said, I was looking at some Kodak Ektar 100, or Portra 160/400, or Fuji Reala 100. I'd like to keep it C41, because slide film can be expensive to process, although it looks very nice. What would you recommend for a film with nice grain and colours?
This is my selection of available film, for what it's worth.
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QuoteOriginally posted by kcobain1992 Quote
Kodak Ektar 100, or Portra 160/400, or Fuji Reala 100
These are all fine films - I haven't done as well with Ektar as some others here; but the Portra and Reala I find excellent.

Here's some Portra 400






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QuoteOriginally posted by kcobain1992 Quote
Hi, I'd like to put a roll of film again through my Spotmatic, but I'm unsure what type, because I've only been shooting cheap stuff until now (mainly Fuji C200). What I'd like to change about it is the texture (I'd prefer finer grain) and the way it scans (colours sometimes turn out weird). That being said, I was looking at some Kodak Ektar 100, or Portra 160/400, or Fuji Reala 100. I'd like to keep it C41, because slide film can be expensive to process, although it looks very nice. What would you recommend for a film with nice grain and colours?
This is my selection of available film, for what it's worth.
I think you can't go too wrong with the newest versions of the Portra 160 and Portra 400 films.
But why not try black and white? I'd recommend Fuji Acros...
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QuoteOriginally posted by goddo31 Quote
I think you can't go too wrong with the newest versions of the Portra 160 and Portra 400 films.
But why not try black and white? I'd recommend Fuji Acros...
Why not B&W? Hmm, because I want COLOR It's almost summer, nature is full of color, and I want to see my Takumars again on full frame, they always cry when I mount them on the K-x

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Kodak Ektar is very fine grained and can have lovely colour but it is fussy with development and can come out with some odd colours, especially in the skies, if it isn't done right. Portra is more subtle on the colours but is also pretty good.

Thanks, Kris.
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Then I suppose the development on your sunset shot was done right, wasn't it? I would really like to get such intense colors in my film shots, but they always turn out mushy or grainy.
Nesster, I like your second shot. My film pictures taken in artificial light are awful.
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The film is Duane Reed, the lens is an Auto Rikenon 135/2.8 and the camera the Yashica TL Electro-X, and the year is 2008.











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QuoteOriginally posted by kcobain1992 Quote
Then I suppose the development on your sunset shot was done right, wasn't it? I would really like to get such intense colors in my film shots, but they always turn out mushy or grainy.
Nesster, I like your second shot. My film pictures taken in artificial light are awful.
I use a "pro" lab which is a bit on the expensive side, but they do a great job with Ektar most of the time. I always shoot sunsets at the metered exposure which slightly under exposes most of the image but gives nice colour saturation.

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QuoteOriginally posted by womble Quote
I use a "pro" lab which is a bit on the expensive side, but they do a great job with Ektar most of the time. I always shoot sunsets at the metered exposure which slightly under exposes most of the image but gives nice colour saturation.

K.
I did notice it is a bit on the "dark" side, but overall you did a nice job on exposure.
Nesster, I like your second and third shot. Never heard about either Duane Reed or such film, but the colours really pop out. But the grain seems really intrusive, certainly a thing that needs getting used to!
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Yours truly photographed by my sister with my SF10 and FA43/1.9 with Fujicolor 200.

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Colton, what a big camera you have! - all the better to take your picture, dear...

Duane Reed was a store-brand film, asa 400, and yes there's grain. But it was cheap!

Here's another cheap film, Kodak ColorPlus 200 - the cartridges say Kodacolor. Zuiko 50/1.4, OM2n. The original scan was greenish due to flourescent lighting, I corrected it some to what I think is interesting and reasonably realistic...


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