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#1 jeffrey venditti

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Posted 04 September 2005 - 10:08 PM

any opinions as to the grain structure and latitude of these stocks?
I would assume the 7212 has a bit finer grain and less latitude, but not sure ...
am looking for a bit lower contrast since I am doing a lot of day exteriors in harsh daylight.
But, of course I still want fine grain. I dont like the Kodak daylight stocks as I find them too
contrasty.
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#2 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 04 September 2005 - 11:36 PM

7212, 7217, and 7218 are all very similar in look, contrast, saturation, the only difference being the level of graininess, and even that is not far apart.

7212 is a good stock for dealing with high-contrast day exteriors, although I think you'd find the 7205 (Vision-2 250D) has the same Vision-2 look and latitude.
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Posted 08 September 2005 - 05:42 AM

7212 and 7217 both have similar very low graininess, but 7212 has a slight edge for sharpness (it's the sharpest color negative film). As David notes, the tone scale and color reproduction are virtually identical.
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