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Agfa XT320 - What ISO to rate at?


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#1 Rob Mentov

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Posted 17 July 2018 - 08:54 AM

I recently came across an old 400ft roll of 16mm Agfa XT320. I was wondering if anyone had a best guess at how many stops to overexpose this by, wasn't able to dig up an expiry date. This won't be shot for any commercial project, just experimental.

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#2 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 17 July 2018 - 10:12 AM

Even in its heyday it looked best overexposed by a stop...
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Posted 17 July 2018 - 11:49 AM

Even in its heyday it looked best overexposed by a stop...

Hmm, maybe 50ASA or 25ASA in that case? When did they stop manufacturing the stock?


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#4 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 17 July 2018 - 11:52 AM

Around 1995.
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Posted 17 July 2018 - 01:57 PM

Hmm, maybe 50ASA or 25ASA in that case? When did they stop manufacturing the stock?

Didn't someone once say a stop a decade? Plus a stop for David, and you're about right.


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#6 Robert Houllahan

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Posted 17 July 2018 - 03:36 PM

Yeah don't shoot that at night without a few Arrisuns.


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#7 Adam Frisch FSF

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Posted 17 July 2018 - 06:57 PM

Yeah, about a stop per decade. But it's best to err on the overexposure side.


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