Kodak 7363 exposure?

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Kodak 7363 exposure?

Post by mr_x » Fri Feb 22, 2013 12:07 am

Hi,

I just exposed a reel of 7363 @ asa 100 instead of asa 10. Is there any point in developing it please?

Thanks,

Ric

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Re: Kodak 7363 exposure?

Post by richard p. t. » Fri Feb 22, 2013 3:45 am

Hi Ric,
Sadly, I don't think so. Indeed, you might try re-shooting on it. You can expect a little bit of the original images you filmed, but only where there were highlights.
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Re: Kodak 7363 exposure?

Post by mr_x » Fri Feb 22, 2013 3:03 pm

richard p. t. wrote:Hi Ric,
Sadly, I don't think so. Indeed, you might try re-shooting on it. You can expect a little bit of the original images you filmed, but only where there were highlights.
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Thanks Richard.

Bummer - my fault - never mind - however the vendor colour-coded the 7363 as Tri-X and that threw me.

Onward,

Ric

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Re: Kodak 7363 exposure?

Post by aj » Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:04 am

Your exposure would be off by 2.5 stops. That is not all that much.
Depends on the play of the film if there will be images...

Maybe process a clip and push it for two stops? It is 16mm ?

Otherwise run it again and see what arty effects it brings :)
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Re: Kodak 7363 exposure?

Post by richard p. t. » Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:23 am

But this is not normal panchromatic film. Its high contrast. I think push processing it will produce massive contrast. Only the highlights will have recorded. Pushing will bring thse highlights up, but nothing else.
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Re: Kodak 7363 exposure?

Post by mr_x » Mon Feb 25, 2013 11:26 pm

Thanks. I'll write it off to experience. Are there any development charts for 7363 please? I looked on Digital Truth but could not see it listed?

Ric

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Re: Kodak 7363 exposure?

Post by woods01 » Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:16 pm

My general experience is that most B&W camera film stocks need about 6 minutes in a common developer like D-76 or D-19. With lab stocks like 7363 and 7302, I have found that 2 to 3 minutes is all you need. I've heard some arguments that for low asa lab stocks that you can't really push those stocks, so your only concern is under-developing. Since you can develop these with a red safe light you have the benefit of watching the development and deciding for yourself.

I'd encourage you to re-shoot the film you shot, its double perfed so you can just run it back through a camera without rewinding. You might as well use the film for tests and the double exposure might give some cool, experimental effects.

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Re: Kodak 7363 exposure?

Post by mr_x » Tue Feb 26, 2013 8:44 pm

woods01 wrote:With lab stocks like 7363 and 7302, I have found that 2 to 3 minutes is all you need.
Many thanks. 3 minutes then. Why is 7363 called a lab stock please? Can I use the b/w Foma processing kit for this film stock?

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Re: Kodak 7363 exposure?

Post by woods01 » Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:05 am

All kodak stocks that are 52xx/72xx are designed for everyday use in cameras. Stocks that are 33xx/53xx/73xx are specialty stocks used in post-production work like making prints which is why they have such a low ASA. 7363 is meant for creating titles and I think traveling mattes for old school optical printing.

You can use pretty much any developer with any B&W film stock, however films are optimized for different developers and processes though a lot of that is in the eye of the beholder. I've never used a FOMA kit, I use D-19 and make my own bleach, its cheaper. 7363 can be processed as a negative or a positive. But if you are not projecting your original film I'd just develop it as a negative, it will save you some time and you don't need to deal with the nasty bleach!

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Re: Kodak 7363 exposure?

Post by mr_x » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:50 am

woods01 wrote:You can use pretty much any developer with any B&W film stock, however films are optimized for different developers and processes though a lot of that is in the eye of the beholder. I've never used a FOMA kit, I use D-19 and make my own bleach, its cheaper. 7363 can be processed as a negative or a positive. But if you are not projecting your original film I'd just develop it as a negative, it will save you some time and you don't need to deal with the nasty bleach!
Thanks, I do process b/w film as negative and dig that grainy texture you can get :) but this film is for a very precise experiment and I seriously need to reverse it to positive.

I find it bizarre that Kodak would axe 7265 Plus X yet maintain these specialty stocks.

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