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  1. YoungPic

    YoungPic TPF Noob!

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    what was the best colour film you ever used? and if its still around where can you buy it?

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    Velvia. It´s an E6 film made by Fuji.

    I think you can still get it.
     
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    Digital Matt alter ego: Analog Matt

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    Velvia is great, but I prefer Provia, which is also an E6 film. Both Velvia and Provia are readily available. Finding a lab to develop E6 might be a tad tougher however.
     
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    Velvia for saturation, E100G if I want more natural color.
     
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    fmw No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Provia for me too.
     
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    I was going to say kodachrome 64, until I read "if it's still around". ;)
     
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    Well...Kodakchrome 64 sure was my favourite when I shot for myself. Most magazines I did stuff for just preferred the punch of Velvia. (In the days before digital took over)
     
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    Velvia without a doubt - I shoot almost 100% landscapes, so the sharpness, lack of grain and colour depth are perfect. I use Velvia 50 mostly, but the slow speed isn't a problem with a solid tripod, and can help introduce movement to an otherwise static shot
     
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    Do you get Velvia 50 on eBay or what?
     
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