Kodak Portra 400 Pinhole Reciprocity Test

Click on the audio play button to listen to this quick post on reciprocity correction for the New Kodak Portra 400 film. In a nutshell: double and triple everything beyond 1 second and you should be spot on. Viva la Revolution- Stephen

Another Kodak Portra 400 Review

This review was passed on to me this morning and thought it would be of value to readers here on FR… his tests confirm what my posts here on FR did but he also tested the new Kodak Portra 400 at 6400 and 12,000 with very usable results… check it out: http://www.twinlenslife.com Links to articles […]

New Kodak Portra 400 Review Part 4: Conclusion.

Click on the audio play button to listen to my final thoughts on this new film offering by Kodak. Viva la Revolution- Stephen

Kodak New Portra 400 Review Part 3a: 3200!

The last vote… each of these 400 speed films at 3200! The only light in the room is the 40 watt compact florescent in the lamp behind Eve… talk about crappy light! All negatives were scanned on an Imacon Scanner as a 3F linear file with no sharpening… essentially a RAW scan. All images were […]

Kodak New Portra 400 Review Part 3: Usable EI Range

How low can you go! As promised here are example images of the new Kodak Portra 400 film with a bit of a twist… you get to vote… again! There are two different films shown, both films are a 400 speed color negative material… one of them is the new Kodak Portra 400. Which do you […]

Kodak New Portra 400 Review Part 2: Skin Tones

As promised here are example images of the new Kodak Portra 400 film with a bit of a twist… you get to vote! There are two different films shown, both films are a 400 speed color negative material… one of them is the new Kodak Portra 400. Which do you like? Both films have two examples […]

New Kodak Professional Portra 160 Film Review

When Kodak released the Portra 400 a few months ago many of us speculated that a new Portra 160 would be just around the corner… and guess what? Kodak has announced today that Kodak Professional Portra 160 will be released starting in March 2011 in: 35mm, 120/ 220, 4×5 and 8×10… fantastic!!! Click on the […]

New Kodak Porta 400 Review Part 1

As promised my review of the NEW Kodak Portra 400 speed film. Click on the audio button to listen to Part 1. Technical Info on sample images below: New Kodak Portra 400, 35mm. Scanned on an Imacon Scanner, no sharpening applied Photoshop adjustments basic to include levels and spotting. Also here is a recent artwork […]

Pinhole Film Tests With ORTHOTOPOSCOPE SS Camera

Running a test with my new ORTHOTOPOSCOPE SS camera (6×12) and a non optimized pinhole of around F70 (optimized is around F130 for the 25mm focal length). I am looking at the following films with EI from approx 100-1600 all in developers I have found that works best for maximum compensation and best overall tonality […]