Kodak Ultra Color?

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  1. BrettG

    BrettG TPF Noob!

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    Anyone tried this film? I just bought some for a trip to Alaska I'm taking next week (so obviously, I'm planning on doing a lot of outdoor/landscape shots). Has anyone tried this? Any comments on it?
     
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    I've tried it and didn't like it for general shooting. Has too much of a color cast for my tastes. I like the NC better. Even the VC has a strong color cast.
     
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    I like UC cause it gives it somewhat of a 70's album art feel to it.
     
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    What a description! :lol: I can always count on you, Voods. :thumbup:

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    I really want to try that film however the wal-mart here sells it in a pack of 3 or 4 and its expensive to buy that many rolls at once without ever using it before, and its $5 for one roll at freestyle.
     
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    If contrast is what I seek, the UC is what I load. I personally really like my results for the proper situation. For other situations, I end up using NC or even HiDef.
     
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    Alright, based on the replies I think I wont bother using them, at least not for my trip. I guess I'd really need to use them once and see exactly what I'd get out of them.

    A 70's album art feel is definitely not what I'm looking for! Thanks for the advice, everyone
     
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    for nature, landscapes, and things that you would use, say velvia for, UC works great. not quite as colorful as velvia of course, but pretty saturated. i wouldnt use it for people shots though. it's suppose to still have accurate skin tones, but i'd rather not take my chances with film. for non-people shots, that's what i use, almost exclusively.
     
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    I tried it out a while back and really like it...great color saturation and contrast. I agree w/Chad on this one :lol: I even used it on some portraits in Cambodia and the colors of the skin tones were fine IMO.
     

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