Kodak stops production of Ektachrome 100D

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Kodak stops production of Ektachrome 100D

Post by Juergen » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:04 pm

No more Super 8 color reversal film made by Kodak. Vision3 50D color negative film will come in Super 8. More info on http://www.schmalfilm.de- in German language...

Ektachrome 100D will be canceled in any format: S8, 16 mm, 35 mm.
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Re: Kodak stops production of Ektachrome 100D

Post by msp1518 » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:30 pm

That is... depressing. Reversal stock is so much cheaper to transfer, with so many options availabe.

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Post by marc » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:39 pm

I am sure that most people knew that it was just a matter of time. It would be great if J.S. could have the V3 50D perfed for regular 8mm.
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Re: Kodak stops production of Ektachrome 100D

Post by JCook » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:02 pm

How much time do we have left before stock dries up and processing ceases?

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Post by marc » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:05 pm

I guess it depends oh how fast people purchase the remaining stock. There might be a mad rush to stock up by some users.
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Re: Kodak stops production of Ektachrome 100D

Post by msp1518 » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:36 pm

I'll hit B&H in Manhattan tomorrow to pick up a few, but I can't do a bull run. Christmas has me tapped out, unfortunately. 8O

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Re: Kodak stops production of Ektachrome 100D

Post by wado1942 » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:39 pm

With Fuji pulling out of the film market all together, I guess that means no slide film at all for anybody. I'm glad I just bought a bunch of Provia.
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Post by marc » Tue Dec 11, 2012 11:54 pm

Can negative stocks be processed as reversal, and if so, what are the results like? I imagine you would still get the orange cast.
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Re: Kodak stops production of Ektachrome 100D

Post by hirudin » Wed Dec 12, 2012 12:20 am

I'm thinking of a JK Printer! Shoot in negative, print on release stock... That way the camera negative remains in top condition.

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Re: Kodak stops production of Ektachrome 100D

Post by richard p. t. » Wed Dec 12, 2012 1:16 am

Terrible news. The 50d is a nice stock, but no colour neg stock will replace colour reversal for price. This is going to hit super 8 very hard. Lets hope ORWO do indeed consider making one of their old colour emulsions again.

As for processing colour neg in reversal chemistry, yes, it is possible. But you need to under rate the film by about two stops (ie if it is 200 asa, shoot it as 50 asa) and then also push process it by about two stops. This gives a rather lovely golden coloured low contrast positive.
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Post by richard p. t. » Wed Dec 12, 2012 1:18 am

wado1942 wrote:With Fuji pulling out of the film market all together, I guess that means no slide film at all for anybody. I'm glad I just bought a bunch of Provia.
I believe the fuji reversal still film stocks are still available and in production. Fuji ceased motion picture stock, not still film.
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Post by aj » Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:18 am

They needed to spoil all people's holidays?
What was the problem with waiting for january?
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Post by aj » Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:53 am

richard p. t. wrote:Terrible news. The 50d is a nice stock, but no colour neg stock will replace colour reversal for price. This is going to hit super 8 very hard. Lets hope ORWO do indeed consider making one of their old colour emulsions again.

As for processing colour neg in reversal chemistry, yes, it is possible. But you need to under rate the film by about two stops (ie if it is 200 asa, shoot it as 50 asa) and then also push process it by about two stops. This gives a rather lovely golden coloured low contrast positive.
Most/many people only shoot to have it trasnfered to digital.
I notice several EU sellers offer Kodak Vision S8 at the same price or even lower than E100. So when processing is not too much off then the costs are about the same.
The only thing is that you cannot the film on a viewer or projected.
Of course there are fewer transfer houses who do proper color negative transfer.
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Re: Kodak stops production of Ektachrome 100D

Post by aj » Wed Dec 12, 2012 10:56 am

Seems http://www.super8.nl/frame/frame_prijs_verkoop.htm
has run out already.

Wittner has the news http://www.wittner-kinotechnik.de/neu/news2012.php
and withdrew quantity discounts.
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because of low stocks and is working on getting things clear on future delivery.

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Re: Kodak stops production of Ektachrome 100D

Post by Pj » Wed Dec 12, 2012 11:20 am

It is very sad news, but I guess many were expecting this after Kodak stoped making slide films. Fuji are still making slide films, they also make Agfa's slide films too, so it's not the end of slide film. It looks like Kodak willl only make motion picture negative films and Fuji will only make still/ print films both reversal and slide films.

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