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#1 gopi

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Posted 18 July 2006 - 03:35 AM

hi all,
Did anybody knows whats the difference between Fuji Eterna500 and Kodak Vison 500T..? don't mess me up simply its an daylight and the Tungsten.. :-) i know that and i want to know more abt the stock details and grains and all abt blablablass.. and if any body used the both stocks for their film just explain whats the budget between them and whats the filming options we must do? ..
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Posted 18 July 2006 - 05:52 AM

hi all,
Did anybody knows whats the difference between Fuji Eterna500 and Kodak Vison 500T..? don't mess me up simply its an daylight and the Tungsten.. :-) i know that and i want to know more abt the stock details and grains and all abt blablablass.. and if any body used the both stocks for their film just explain whats the budget between them and whats the filming options we must do? ..
thankyou..


gopikhannah..


You should start out by reading the technical data published for each film (BOTH films are tungsten balance). Demos are available, and you can research productions that used each film. Kodak VISION2 500T Color Negative Film 5218/7218 is Kodak's best selling color negative film, and has been used in thousands of productions. Its "look" is compatible with the other VISION2 films (7217, 7212, 7205, 7201), so you can choose the film to suit your lighting and they intercut very well.

The Kodak website has technical data for all its films:

http://www.kodak.com...s...4.4.4&lc=en

There is also an online comparison tool:

http://www.kodak.com...omparison.jhtml

If you are shooting 16mm, lots of good information:

http://www.kodak.com/go/16mm

And a free online Filmmakers Handbook:

http://www.kodak.com...o...4.9.8&lc=en

And interactive tools to help choose a film, learn basic lighting, etc.:

http://www.kodak.com.../...1.4.3&lc=en
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#3 Charles MacDonald

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Posted 18 July 2006 - 08:43 PM

hi all,
Did anybody knows whats the difference between Fuji Eterna500 and Kodak Vison 500T..
gopikhannah..


The question is a bit like "what is the difference between a Chvey and a ford" Both are Great Hi-tech products. both are far better than the best of the best of 10 years ago.. Otherwise it is hard to give a usefull answer to such an open ended question.
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#4 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 18 July 2006 - 10:32 PM

hi all,
Did anybody knows whats the difference between Fuji Eterna500 and Kodak Vison 500T..? don't mess me up simply its an daylight and the Tungsten.. :-) i know that


Fuji Eterna 500T is a tungsten-balanced stock. Fuji Reala 500D, which is daylight-balanced, is not an Eterna stock (yet.)

Fuji Eterna 500T (8573) is similar to Kodak Vision-2 500T (5218), but slightly softer, more pastel, and lower in contrast -- almost more like Kodak Expression 500T (5229). But graininess-wise, Eterna 500T is very similar to 5218.

However, if you were really thinking of Fuji Reala 500D, it's an even softer and grainier stock.
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