Motion Picture Film


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Cinematic storytelling part 2: motion picture film, print film and chemistry

In part two of this series we are going to go delve into the technical side of motion picture film: color temperature, print vs motion picture film stocks and finally start to get into what ECN-2 is all about.

Cinematic storytelling part 1: an overview of motion picture film and still photography

This three-part series explores motion picture film for use in still camera and covers the theory behind motion picture film, currently available film stocks, the importance of correct development and the development process itself.

Through this article and the

Muckcatcher - Shot on Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X 5222 at EI 1600. Black and white negative film in 35mm format. Push processed 2+2/3 stops

Photography: Muckcatcher – Shot on Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X 5222 at EI 1600 (35mm format)

Muckcatcher

Shot on Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X 5222 at EI 1600
Black and white negative film in 35mm format
Push processed 22/3 stops

 

Development notes
Rodinal 1+25: 21°C/70°F, 14:30 (N+22/3)
1 minute presoak, 30 seconds initial agitation, 1 inversions

Under cover - Shot on Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X 5222 at EI 1600. Black and white negative film in 35mm format. Push processed 2+2/3 stops.

Photography: Under cover – Shot on Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X 5222 at EI 1600 (35mm format)

Under cover

Shot on Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X 5222 at EI 1600
Black and white negative film in 35mm format
Push processed 22/3 stops

 

Development notes
Rodinal 1+25: 21°C/70°F, 14:30 (N+22/3)
1 minute presoak, 30 seconds initial agitation, 1

Keep your head down - Shot on Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X 5222 at EI 1600. Black and white negative film in 35mm format. Push processed 2+2/3 stops.

Photography: Keep your head down – Shot on Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X 5222 at EI 1600 (35mm format)

Keep your head down

Shot on Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X 5222 at EI 1600
Black and white negative film in 35mm format
Push processed 22/3 stops

 

Development notes
Rodinal 1+25: 21°C/70°F, 14:30 (N+22/3)
1 minute presoak, 30 seconds initial

Area secured - Shot on Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X 5222 at EI 1600. Black and white negative film in 35mm format. Push processed 2+2/3 stops.

Photography: Area secured – Shot on Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X 5222 at EI 1600 (35mm format)

Area secured

Shot on Kodak EASTMAN DOUBLE-X 5222 at EI 1600Black and white negative film in 35mm formatPush processed 22/3 stops

Development notesRodinal 1+25: 21°C/70°F, 14:30 (N+22/3)1 minute presoak, 30 seconds initial agitation, 1 inversions / 30

Starliner on KODAK EKTACHROME 100VS

EMULSIVE interview #156: I am Matt Stoffel and this is why I shoot film

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome! I’ve been waiting for today’s interviewee for a while (mostly my fault). Now he’s here, I’m going to zip it and hand over to him.

Self - Instax Wide AF500, taken by Lotte Dale.

EMULSIVE interview #154: I am Raymond van Mil and this is why I shoot film

To my eye, there’s something special about portrait photographers. At the very least, photographers who take portraits. As readers will know, that particular photographic niche evades me with all its might.

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Film stock review: FERRANIA P30® ALPHA Part 1 – 35mm EI 80 (bracketed +/- 1 stop + filter tests) – Rodinal semi-stand

UPDATE: Scott Micciche has published part one of his extensive FERRANIA P30 tests. A best practices guide showing results from six developers in eight development schemes.

This article forms part one of a multi-part review series.

Close attention - Shot on CineStill 800T at EI 800. Color negative motion picture film in 120 format shot as 6x6.

Photography: Close attention – Shot on CineStill 800T at EI 800 (120 format)

Close attention

Shot on CineStill 800T at EI 800
Color negative motion picture film in 120 format shot as 6×6

 

 

 

Twin Peaks - Kodak 250D (VISION3 5207) shot at EI 250. Color motion picture film in 35mm format. Hasselblad Distagon C 50/4 with adapter.

Photography: Twin Peaks – Shot on Kodak VISION3 250D 5207 at EI 250 (35mm format)

Twin Peaks

Shot on Kodak 250D VISION3 5207 at EI 250
Color negative motion picture film in 35mm format
Hasselblad Distagon C 50/4 with adapter

 

 

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