If you want to try something different, see if you can get Kodak Pro Image 100. Thread Tools. Thanks a lot, that’s very useful. Clear editor. OTH, UltraMax and Gold are same grade films AFAIK both has T grain emulsion so now I’m trialing Gold, we’ll see how it goes. ColorPlus 200 is the budget option in the ISO200 range, comparable to Fujicolor C200 or AgfaPhoto Vista plus 200. It’s still inexpensive, still found anywhere that sells film – in some cases where this is one of few options they have – and still gives those warm results you expect from a consumer level Kodak film. You never know, Gold overexposed one stop could be much better than the Fuji 200 shot at box speed or vice versa. I guess you’re right with your observations about contrast and colors between the two film stocks. What you see is what you can get. Below is a typical example of the look of Proimage taken with an R9 and 24 Elmarit-R  V.2. For closer shots, I can use fill in flash, where both the SF58 and SF40 work well TTL on my R8 and R9. At the other extreme, some newer films have light leaks and other Instagram filter-style effects added before you even shoot them. The cameras were both freshly CLA’d and the meters were exactly the same after a few test shots. It is the narrow DR as well as the washed out colour I don't like. It is almost the same camera as the very fashionable and expensive Contax T3 but with a blobby aluminium instead of square edged titanium body. For a number of reasons, a good percentage of these memories were captured on Gold 200. It’s surprising as it’s one of Kodak Pro films and it’s not cheap as well. I would shoot two rolls, same lens, same camera or two known bodies same lens (reducing variabilities - lenses vary in actual aperture and bodies in actual speeds) with same scenes and exposures, send one off to your usual lab and process the other yourself, compare and contrast the results otherwise you are shooting and processing blind. There isn’t too much grain and the overall feeling was one of a sunny, good time being had by all – which was what holiday memories should be like. Overall, the results you get are balanced and more true-to-life than Fujicolor Industrial 100, for example, with its more prominent green and reds. If you have something in mind, go for it and leave Colorplus 200 for your compact camera. Not the best for landscape or portraits, It doesn’t retain much detail as professional films. The bracketing made a difference, but not as much as you would think, box speed looked the best IMHO and in case you’re still curious, the Fuji frames are on the left and the Kodak frames on the right. They also mention that wide exposure latitude from earlier, stating you get from two stops underexposure to three stops overexposure to play with. Written by Daniel Marinelli and published on October 16, 2020September 13, 2019. The colours are bright without being overbearing or unrealistic, and skin tones come out looking nice and natural. But if you love old look on pic then the kodak is better choise. Thank you,especially for the relalife yet comparable test conditions with the same camera-lens combination. I would have needed to have been using a variable density ND filter to have cured this, which is close to impossible with the weird front of the 24 Elmarit-R (bayonet hood and Series VIII filter). If I am for vibrance and contrast and strong saturation (especially the reds and blue) I load up the Fuji. There are some films that you’ll never find even in your local specialised stores and where your only option is ordering some online. If it makes you want to shoot a roll or three, you can get some from B&H Photo, from Amazon, or from Analogue Wonderland. This helps a lot with skin tones. Color Plus 200 is the most affordable film that Kodak produces. Share This Page. There’s always going to be nostalgia in analogue photography. I found something even better than the Vista was! It seems to blow out highlights very easily, especially with a wide angle lens, showing a lot of sky. Its cheap and at iso 200 its a good allrounder for old cameras with less shutterspeeds. In the same way yellow tone become soft amber, darker green, like emerald tone, will become a dark lime. So I am planning to start to develop my C41 at home however first I'd like to start with some cheap films rather than my Portra and Ektars. If wishing to push I would only use Portra 400 as it pushes well one stop, and pulls well too. The saturation and colour balance I can deal with in PP but narrow dynamic range you can't do a lot about without making the image look over-processed. But sometimes i was disappointed about the fading colors in some conditions. Your needs may well differ from mine, so this test isn’t for everyone and shouldn’t be considered “definitive”. If you look closely at the Kodak line of film stocks, you’ll notice most are lucky enough to wear the name Kodak Professional. What is available here in my country the Philippines from Kodak was C100 and C200, ProPhoto100 (the one that comes in 5-pack boxes) and Kodak Gold 400. Greens will also yield on the yellow side of the spectrum, slightly warmer than they were in real life. If you are making errors in development you will spot them easily. I’ve shot lately the C200 more & more and I must say it really is a great stock for very little money. If is easy to find in your area, go for it! I’d love to hear your thoughts. It is definitely easier to find than any other film. I shoot both frequently, but Fujicolor 200 more often. I was a Kodak Gold 200 user forever. Now as i know that fuji is that great i have to get some. Back when film photography was just called photography, people were far more selective of what, where, and when they shot. Blues are really vibrant and pleasant. Blood-red Witchery: Portraits on Kodak AEROCHROME III color infrared slide film, Film stock review: Comparing Kodak ColorPlus 200 and Fuji Fujicolor C200, Blind film review #01: Fuji Natura 1600 vs Kodak Portra 800 vs Lomography Color Negative 800 (35mm), Film stock review: Comparing Kodak Ektar 100 to Fujifilm Velvia 50 – by Gregor Sinclair, 5 Frames... Of 35mm film in a Russian 6x9 camera and Agfaphoto APX 400 (35mm Format / EI 200 / KMZ Moskva-2 + Industar-23 110 mm f/4.5) by Martin Nauhaus, 5 Frames (+1)... Of beautiful B&W flowers on ILFORD HP5 PLUS (35mm Format / EI 400 / Minolta X-700 + MD 50mm f/3.5 Macro Lens) - by Kathleen E. Johnson, 5 Frames... On the Buffalo River with ILFORD HP5 PLUS (35mm Format / EI 400 / Nikon EM + Nikon Series E 50mm F/1.8) - by Chase Taylor, 5 Frames... Of Edinburgh and Braemar on an emulsion I rustled up at the weekend (4x5 Format / EI <1 / Wista 45D + Nikkor W 150mm f/5.6) - by Roger Hyam. Most of my photography is either travel or street, and I might end up reserving any future use of Kodak Gold film for the former, as it just feels more suited to that.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'myfavouritelens_com-leader-1','ezslot_13',118,'0','0'])); It’s great at what it does, but I do find it a touch too warm for my street photography. Perfect I thought, for a long trip of my wife and I, round all the bits of central and north east India we had missed on previous trips. Second, I also believe it has a more greenish bluish cast. I think it might have been taking those purple and yellow 3-packs out of my mom’s camera bag from a young age. Find your perfect Leica or M-mount film camera with the help of this interactive tool & reference data, 65 photographic projects you can do when you’re stuck at home, Color drama: Negative Lab Pro v2… Finding the right workflow for scanning color film at home, How to make a TEXPan: shoot wide-format 35mm film in the Fuji GW690III rangefinder. Around £5-6/roll, but prices can vary as always. Nostalgia can be powerful, but I digress…. Analog Workflow Forums (100% Analog/Traditional), (You must log in or sign up to reply here. You can click to enlarge this gallery. It's like a cheap version of Portra (maybe a bit more contrasty). This warmness is certainly there with Kodak Gold 200. I have not tweaked this at all, apart from posting size. This is useful as I have been on the fence about which I like better.

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