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#1 vincent filice

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Posted 14 August 2009 - 06:10 PM

Hey guys i have a Canon 814 AZ http://super8wiki.co...n_Auto_Zoom_814 and an Elmo 1000s Macro http://super8wiki.co...mo_1000_S_Macro just wondering what film stock would suit best in capturing city lights at night, concerned most about capturing lights such as traffic lights, cars, signs, trains etc and are my cameras capable of doing this.

Thanks alot for any help cheers! :P
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#2 greg ocallaghan

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Posted 14 August 2009 - 06:43 PM

Hey guys i have a Canon 814 AZ http://super8wiki.co...n_Auto_Zoom_814 and an Elmo 1000s Macro http://super8wiki.co...mo_1000_S_Macro just wondering what film stock would suit best in capturing city lights at night, concerned most about capturing lights such as traffic lights, cars, signs, trains etc and are my cameras capable of doing this.

Thanks alot for any help cheers! :P


im guessing vision3 500t would do the job.. Haven't tried it myself yet, but I've seen some good results on vimeo..
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#3 vincent filice

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Posted 14 August 2009 - 09:11 PM

that film looks nice but well looking around the only available film right now nearby me is the ektachrome 64t anybody got any suggestions if i was going to use that to capture city lights at night??
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#4 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 12:11 AM

500T..
you'll need the exposure. Might sneak by with 200T or something similar, but unless you're doing long exposures, without a high speed stock, or the ability to light like mad you'll be in a tough situation. 7219, here in Philadelphia, at a T1.3 without any lighting at all worked wonderfully when I had used it, as did the 7218. I havn't rolled 7217 at night, but I'd seen some very nice work off of it at night from some posters on here. Point in fact, you need to pick a film stock for what you intend to do, and if you haven't got it, well then you need to just order some; else shoot something else which fits the stock at hand.
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#5 vincent filice

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 12:37 AM

cheers mate! good advice
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#6 Adrian Sierkowski

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 01:10 AM

Anytime. Hope I helped.
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