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Kodak Ektar 100

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Kodak make some great colour negative films - and the newest of those is the Ektar 100 film. It is supposedly related to the cinema films and thus has quite high saturation and very little grain. It is (I am told) designed for scanning - and certainly does show good results. I have struggled for a while to get acceptable colour balance with the film, and have spent a lot of time trying different software to drive my scanner. …

Fuji Velvia 100

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It’s been a few weeks since I last posted. I will continue with my series on various films stocks - and maybe follow it up with some on various digital cameras. This time it is Fuji Velvia 100 -  probably the most commonly used of the Fuji positive films. It is not quite the saturation and contrast hooligan that Velvia 50 can be, but it is not far off. …

Fuji Velvia 50

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I am continuing putting up some pages shot in various film stock to show the differences between each. Today it is Fujicolor Velvia 50. I find this to be one of the most difficult of all positive film stocks to use - it is very saturated and also very marked in contrast. It really is not suited to bright sunlight and deep shadows. …

Fuji PRO160C Film

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I started out getting back into film using mostly positive films. It wasn’t until I got hands on a Hasselblad that I thought I would give colour negatives a try. The first film I tried was Fuji PRO160C - and what a good first choice it was. I managed to get some really quite acceptable results from it - especially when muted colour was what I was looking for. …

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