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#1 grantsmith

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Posted 28 June 2006 - 04:05 AM

Hello,

I have the chance to buy an r3 processing kit. What is the difference between this and an e6 kit? Can I use the R3 kit in a lomo tank to home process ektachrome reversal?

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Posted 28 June 2006 - 04:14 AM

Not really. R-3 is a reversal process for paper prints from slides.
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Posted 28 June 2006 - 10:43 AM

Process R-3 is not recommended for films. You may get an image, but it will be off for color and contrast.

E-6 Information:

http://www.kodak.com...a....14.3&lc=en

R-3 Information (recently discontinued):

http://www.kodak.com...a....16.7&lc=en
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#4 K Borowski

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Posted 01 July 2006 - 09:54 PM

Weren't color reversal papers discontinued all the way back in '03 or '04? It's been longer than a few months for certain. As far as I know, the only color reversal print process left is cibachrome, and that may not have too long now that Ilford England and Ilford Switzerland are no longer the same company.

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Also, Grant, I wouldn't recommend your trying to process any color film unless you have some sort of high-end Jobo heating unit. Especially with chrome film, color shifts are killer. Being off a fraction of a degree can influence your results, NOT GOOD if you're trying to maintain consistancy across several thousand feet of footage.
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Posted 03 July 2006 - 06:27 PM

thanks Karl. I'm actually wanting a messed up look so technical perfection isnt required for this. I'm just after a way to get interesting 'experimental' results so have been looking for cheaper ways to get chemicals. I'm still very new to this and have a lot to learn so thanks for the advice.
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