YES PLEASE. Number 2 is bang on.
^ this is a nice browse.
@Turkish @nefarious I thought it was too good to be true, seems a very odd scam for a tenner a go but I guess if enough people buy then it will add up. Will await the refund!
4 packs of 20 shots install wide when its £17 per 20 on amazon. Seems too good to be true.
I gave it a go as well for the 100 rolls of expired. See what happens
This is a really interesting article, enough for me to dredge this up from a month ago! Beautiful shots, are you basing your judgement of light off sunny 16 rule? I'd like to be less reliant on my meter with my bronica...
Yeah, based on sunny 16, usually shoot sunny 8, seems to work most of the time!
@amey filmdev won. Got my pics today. 5 rolls which i havent had a chance to properly look through. Heres a GW690/portra shot
nice! did they say 'dont send it' ?
also thats underexposed soz
Nope. They are accepting c41 for sure. I think I thought I was using 400 but it was actually 160, so probably metered around 200
That's amazing, those photos look great! Gonna fly through a roll now and see how the hell that comes out, I'd love to be able to shoot without a meter.
In the meantime, a very carefully exposed photo of the two loves in my life:
Do it. Indoors is harder but shoot wide open and as slow as you can hand hold
I'm 99% sure everything will end up coming out overexposed, but I'm gonna go with that article on this and give it a shot!
Porta will tolerate 7 stops over with good results.
Some lockdown shots. F1/portra 800
Fantastic little series. BMW in particular!
Bmw is dream car material. Cheers !
No it won’t, this is a persistent myth for some reason. Good results at one and two stops over, then you get a marked increase in graininess with further overexposure. Look up H+D Curves if it’s not obvious why.
Suppose it depends on what you consider "good results", but still I would argue that one could easily shoot Portra maybe not 7, but easily 3-5 stops above box speed depending on the situation, and nobody would even know if you didn't tell them if they looked at the actual images and not at some curves.
This is lovely, esp. the colours.
Ok. Point was maybe made too strongly. If you are scanning the negs to post online then over exposure is preferred to under. You can over expose but "blown highlights" like on a digital photo are actually hard to create on negative colour film.
This test is a bit of a dogs dinner. If they’d metered it properly it would give best results at 0 or +1, not +2 like they claim. There are no closeups posted of the scans and they don’t discuss granularity at all. Then their Frontier/Noritsu is doing all the heavy lifting for the colour science.
Imagine you shot all your film at +4 stops after reading this article, lost loads of pictures due to camera shake or shallow depth of field, see your negs are grainy as hell, then realise they actually have no idea what they’re talking about. Have they even heard of a densitometer?
Thank you, medium format and Portra 400 just seems to be a bit of a cheat code really.
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