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What films are you shooting? Please post examples.

Discussion in 'Other Cameras' started by beakhammer, Nov 25, 2015.

  1. beakhammer

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    Sometimes it's a struggle, but when it goes well film produces amazing results. I like the adventure and unusual IQ that comes with the antique cameras I am using, but it would no doubt be worth using one of the more modern top-drawer MF cameras that makes a big negative. I am really drawn to 6x7 format.
     
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    If you want that lovely over-exposed Portra look you can get a similar feeling from the Mastin Labs presets for digital images. This won't give you the whole MF-film feel, but the colors are similar. This style of overexposing Portra film is particulalry good-looking with sun-baked scenes such as are common in California, or in Arizona. I find that normal exposure works better durring the gloomy months in the Northwest.
     
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    Funny - I just found the Mastin Labs presets the other day. Never heard of them. I was thinking about getting the new "Portra Pushed" set, but I still like my own LightRoom "brew"...
     
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    I don't own any presets that you have to pay for, but Mastin's look good on the web.
     
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    muddiness. Generic Fuji 400, AE-1P, probably with MIR 35/2

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    Very nice. It's muddy in all the right places (except from the pony's point of view).
     
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    Shot another roll of 120 Fujifilm Pro400H. This stuff has a color and tonality that is very similar to the output of my X-E2's X-Trans sensor. This shot was from a Bronica RF645. The film was scanned by a Noritsu at high resolution, and then I post-procesed it in LR. I intend to shift-stitch scan it with a Fuji and macro lens as well for comparison. Leaning Alders sm.jpg
     
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    Here is another shot made with Fujifilm Pro400H, this time 35mm film exposed in a Minolta SRT102 with an MD Rokkor 28mm/2.8 lens. Scanned on a PrimeFilm XE film scanner.
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    denis.lincoln Apartment Smells of Rich Mahogany

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    Ive been a fan of his work and of the look he gets from film for some time.

    Pity that that Samovar tea house on Laguna closed a year or more ago.
     
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    ???
    I've been enjoying seeing your work via Instagram.
     
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    denis.lincoln Apartment Smells of Rich Mahogany

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    Well crap, I didn't quote @Activatedfx's quote about Johnny Patience. Back to internet school for me.

    Thanks! Between the X Pro 2 and a new job I've been shooting less film lately and making much less new work in general. We have a few weddings to attend in the next month or so and I'll bring the M6 along to those. :)

    Cheers!
     
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    Portra 400 shot in my Great Uncle's 1938 Voigtlander Bessa 66, shift-stitch scanned with a Fuji X-E2 and the Vizelex Rhinocam:
    BB DBL Bluff pool sm.jpg
     
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    Unfortunately only a small amount of this film became available, and now it's gone. I only managed to pick up 4 rolls. This is a left-over Italian color film that Lomography hoarded for several years before packaging it as "F Squared 400" film. It is a bit grainy, but has wonderful colors. I've still got 2 rolls in the fridge. The stuff seems to like rainy days. This was shot in a Pentax ME Super with the SMC-M 35mm/2.8 lens.
    Science is real Fsquared400 sm.jpg
     
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    I am just starting out in film photography. Have lots to learn. Trying out various films

    Mamiya 645 1000s. Tri-X 400
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    Mamiya 645 1000s. Ilford Delta 400
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    Mamiya 645 1000s. Ilford Delta 400
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    These are great. I really need to start shooting black and white more often. I just picked up a Mamiya M645 recently because I already had some lenses for it, cool camera!
     

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