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FAQs - What film to use

J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

Keywords: film, non_nikon, faq

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Color reversal or slide film preferences



Read Bo\'s review

Fujichrome Velvia 50 Professional (RVP)
Ultra fine grain and sharpness

Vivid color saturation
It can be safely pushed to EI 100
For better results use a sturdy tripod
Not generally recommended for portraiture
Works best for landscapes and architecture

© Bo Stahlbrandt (bgs)

Velvia 100F

Fujichrome Velvia 100F Pro (RVP 100F)
Ultra fine grain and sharpness
Improved skin tones over those of Velvia 50
Better shadow detail
Most impressive for landscapes

© See a pro\'s comment

Fujichrome Provia 100F Pro (RDPIII)
New generation of daylight type slide film

Finest grain in color reversal emulsions today 
Ideal for a wide range of professional applications, from product photography and landscapes to portraits and fashion work

© Sharon Legger Gottula

E100VS features Kodak Professional Ektachrome E100VS
Dramatic hues 

Vivid saturation
Natural skin tones
Use this film if you really want to know what your camera-lens combination is capable of

© John McDermott

Agfachrome pro slide films Agfachrome RSX II 200 Professional
Fine grain

Natural colors
Excellent saturation
Beautiful detail
For tricky lighting situations and flash

© D. Dever (f5fstop)

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Fujichrome Provia 400F Pro (RHPIII)
Finest grain in a high speed slide film 

Vivid and accurate color reproduction
Good saturation with smooth, rich tonal
scale from highlights to shadows

copyright Adriel Heisel

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Originally written on October 29, 2005

Last updated on December 19, 2017

J. Ramon Palacios J. Ramon Palacios (jrp)

JRP is one of the co-founders, has in-depth knowledge in various areas. Awarded for his contributions for the Resources

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Andrew Robinson (asrobbie) on July 6, 2014

Really interesting lists. I'm getting back into film and this will save a lot of trial and error, and cost. Thank you!

Emory Hall (ehall) on January 24, 2013

Will be in this fine article again and again, what a labor of love. thank you Ramon.