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#1 christophernigel

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 06:02 PM

Hello just got my Nikon R10 today from ebay, so new to this Camera , I take it if you are using Kodak Ektachrome 100D
film you need to have the filter key pushed in , of course this item was missing,

Thank you for any input !
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#2 Matt Stevens

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Posted 15 November 2011 - 07:40 PM

Use a quarter. Yes, really. It works. B)
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#3 Nicholas Rapak

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Posted 16 November 2011 - 01:29 AM

You do not need to use the filter key with 100D. The R10 has a slider that allows all SMPTE speeds to be read, along with a daylight/tungsten sensor. Since Kodak's 100D is notched as 100D, it will expose perfectly.
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#4 christophernigel

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Posted 16 November 2011 - 04:12 AM

Thank you gentlemen , The nikon R10 is a real beast of a super eight camera, no light weight ,

if you have any more tips would like to know , yet again thank you for your input!
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Posted 16 November 2011 - 10:27 AM

if you have any more tips would like to know , yet again thank you for your input!


For reversal stocks, do not overexpose. Either be spot on or slightly under.

For negative stocks, you can overexpose without issues.

I recommend your first roll be used as a test of all the features, such is in-camera fades, dissolves, double exposures. That way you know if everything is tip top. Not to mention, that sort of thing is fun to set up and shoot.
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#6 Alessandro Machi

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Posted 27 November 2011 - 11:04 PM

Use a quarter. Yes, really. It works. B)


But never use a quarter that is older than the camera since the space-time continum can be displaced and the camera may simply disappear right in front of your eyes, with the quarter falling harmlessly to the ground.

Took me three times to figure that one out.
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