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#1 Tomas Koolhaas

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Posted 06 March 2009 - 01:19 AM

Hi,
I am shooting ALL exterior project in the palmdale desert, various looks and times of day, one of the stocks im looking at is the Fuji Eterna 160 vivid, mainly because I might be able to get a good deal on some, has anyone used it, do you have images online and what did you think?
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#2 Satsuki Murashige

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Posted 06 March 2009 - 02:21 AM

HI Tomas,

16mm or 35mm? I think the Vivid is too grainy in 16mm, but others may have different opinions.
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#3 Ian Cooper

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Posted 06 March 2009 - 02:54 AM

...anyone used it, do you have images online...


I've shot it in 16mm which can be seen online here.

A search on youtube shows it was also used on this music video.

Fuji UK's website lists a number of productions and the filmstock used, Vivid 160T appears on the list a couple of times.
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#4 Tomas Koolhaas

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Posted 06 March 2009 - 03:07 AM

Right! I forgot to mention im shooting Super16.
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#5 David Rakoczy

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Posted 06 March 2009 - 08:11 AM

Recently tried it.. too grainy for me (even rated for a 2/3s overexposure).

I much prefer 7217 or 7212!.... or 7285.
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#6 Stephen Murphy

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Posted 06 March 2009 - 10:39 AM

Ive used it a lot. S16 and Super35mm. Normal, pushed a stop and bleached bypassed. I Love it.
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#7 Saul Rodgar

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Posted 06 March 2009 - 11:57 AM

Fuji stocks have CHARACTER!!!!

It can definitely be a shock switching to Fuji if one is used to Kodak Vision stocks.

The upside is that the footage comes out looking like Kodak film used to, whereas most Vision stocks are so grain free, they sort of look like softer video, IMO.

Ultimately it is all user preference and project compatibility
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#8 Gus Sacks

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Posted 06 March 2009 - 12:16 PM

I really enjoyed using it for a short we did about a year ago. Colors really popped, especially in contrast to Kodak stocks, and the other softer Fuji stocks. I think over-exposing a half stop is possible if you're shooting all day exteriors and would like to reduce the grain - which I didn't have a huge problem with in general.
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#9 Edward Goldner

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Posted 15 July 2009 - 11:27 AM

Just wondering what speed people recommend rating it at when shooting daytime exteriors?
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Posted 18 July 2009 - 03:44 PM

Just wondering what speed people recommend rating it at when shooting daytime exteriors?




I would guess either 80 or 64 ASA, since in daylight it is 100. 2/3 over
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#11 Art Leal

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Posted 19 July 2009 - 01:56 AM

My first time shooting with this stock and liked the colors as well, A change from Kodak's, which is a nice alternate to have as an option.


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