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joe Yuen

35mm negative film for best color saturation

i have been looking for a film that gets me rich color, regardless of subjects, landscapes, people etc.. having talked to some camera stores, I was recommended the fuji reala, agfa ultra, and kodak ultra color. are these 3 my best bet? some people say they are only good in bright days and not overcast, is it true? anyone with reviews on these 3 films, if I do get them, is 100 better 400? many thanks.

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8/18/2004 9:18:49 AM

doug Nelson   Try Kodak Professional Ultra Color, 400 UC and the newer 100UC. These films are similar, if not the same, as the acclaimed Supra films that are now discontinued. Read a review of them in the recent issue of Shutterbug. I am told that the 100 is only slightly better in terms of grain fineness and contrast, but too contrasty for such things as people pictures in bright sunlight and dark shadow.
I find fault ONLY in that scanning these negs produced reds that look like splotches of paint.

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8/18/2004 10:55:23 AM

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