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Kodak Vision 3 best dynamic range film

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#1 Paul Bartok

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 12:14 PM

I mean this question in a open minded way, but from personal experience I would say Kodak's statement of 10 stops of dynamic range is not far from it.
Is it fare to say that Kodak Vision 3 series has the most Dynamic range on film than any other film including Photographic, If there is a better film let me know very interested to know.
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#2 John Holland

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 12:55 PM

Well i could have had said Fuji ! But there now is nothing but Kodak i sorry to say .
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#3 Will Montgomery

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 05:20 PM

Actually Vision 3 is said to have 13 stops of dynamic range.
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Posted 14 December 2012 - 06:03 PM

It would be hard to shoot vision3 and not get a decent image. You'd have to try really hard.
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#5 Matthew W. Phillips

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 06:04 PM

A rep told me the other day that the official Kodak number is 14 stops.
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#6 Prashantt Rai

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 02:57 AM

It would be hard to shoot vision3 and not get a decent image. You'd have to try really hard.

Haha Matt, you are so right! One really has to try hard to screw up on the shoot to get a bad image. These stocks are very forgiving. I try to follow the zone system metering (10 stop thing) and am always surprised - a bit more details in the shadow and a bit more info in the highlights.

Ansel Adams would have surely cringed at Kodak for exceeding beyond the purist 10 stop dynamic range. :-)


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#7 Dirk DeJonghe

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Posted 13 June 2013 - 05:27 AM

Having 10-14 stops on the negative will not mean you can show this much in the final product (print/DCP/Bluray, etc). At one stage you will have to make a choice which part you will show to the public;

It is nice to have the choice.


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