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07-27-2009, 05:44 PM   #1
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Poll for Current or Former film shooting pro's

What was the highest ISO you would use for a particular job?

I am aware that you might want to use a super high speed film for a particular look, or for some special situation, you can average that into your answer.

The information I want is: During your usual shoots on film, what is the highest speed film you would bring/use?


p.s. I want to compare the results to the high iso performance of today's cameras. I shoot dark wedding receptions at iso320 with a light on the camera and a wireless light doing magic elsewhere. 320.

You wont really catch me going up to iso twozillion and a half.

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Damn I can't post a poll right...oh well you can still answer i guess...
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It depends a lot on the subject
Fuji 800 could be pushed to 3200 and Delta 3200 pushed up to 12500 when the light is low.
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I haven't shot film for years, but when I was doing weddings towards the end of my film use I would have Portra 400 in the 35mm cameras and Portra 800 in the 6x7.


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