The return of Ektachrome - CES 2017

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Re: The return of Ektachrome - CES 2017

Post by ncollingwood » Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:48 pm

Silverdream wrote:
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:25 pm
I suppose it would be possible to reverse colour negative film, but perhaps that would result in negative colours on a positive image.
It is! I did it with Mono No Aware in Brooklyn last year. https://vimeo.com/163746494

It's Vision3 500T shot at 160 then processed in E6 chems with some adjusted times. Works pretty well. But you do end up with heavily blue shadows and yellow highlights due to the film base color being brown. Very sharp though!

Anyways... I'm pretty pumped for new E100. I know some people complain but in this day and age with film, I'm eager for anything positive. I've shot a handful of E100D rolls in Super 8 and also some Fuji 100D and some E64T and I'd say the 64T is sharpest then F100D then E100D but still, I love love seeing my E100D projected. Shot 4 rolls in Patagonia and it looks incredible!

Hurry it up Kodak!! (and Ferrania haha)

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Re: The return of Ektachrome - CES 2017

Post by Silverdream » Sat Aug 11, 2018 6:20 am

ncollingwood,
Those are interesting images. Looks sharp but I was expecting false colours. Is this the image one would expect if one projected it or have corrections been made in the telecine transfer?
Since the neg is rated at a lower ASA during shooting, hense overexposed, is it then pulled in processing?
What camera was used and has it been cropped for a wider image during transfer or was the camera gate widened?
Thanks for sharing.

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Re: The return of Ektachrome - CES 2017

Post by Silverdream » Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:44 am

Hmm... 7294 was a colour negative film from 1983 till 1986. I suppose Kodak couldn't come up with some new numbers? This could be confusing for future film stock searches or references.

Anyway, it's great news Ektachrome is back! :ymparty:

It seems that Kodak is going to a lot of effort to make sure the film will be excellent quality, what with all the testing they're doing and even though the wait was lengthy, this was the right approach to take. As they say, good things take time.
Based on that, Farrania's film could turn out to be unbelievable. #-o
With spring arriving shortly the Ektachrome is right on time to be tested here, down under. Maybe you guys sweating it out in the European winter might venture outside too. Ha. #:-s
Ok, enough of the good news, tell us the price. (George says keep it real).

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