Re: Photographing irises
Dennis Stoneburner wrote:
> A little bit of Kodak inside info.....if you think you need 200 speed
> print film - rethink.....use 100 or 400 instead. 100 is great for grain
> structure and color reproduction - of course a tripod is always helpful.
> 400 grain structure is as good as the 200 if not better.
> There is a problem printing the 200 speed film - the programs used by the
> hi speed printers are flakey for the 200 speed. Lots of hi-tech
> mumbo-jumbo involved.
> BTW - for slides - Ektachrome EPN-100 Professional film is the best - DO
> NOT USE ELITE. EPN cost a bit more - but the results are worth it.
> Kodachrome is wonderful for landscapes and "other" types of photos like
> mushrooms etc. The reproduction of iris flowers by Kodachrome by the
> average person is sub-par.
I've been told by a professional photographer friend of mine, in discussing
the iris photography problems, that Ektachrome 100 SW would be his
recommendation. Do you know how that compares to EPN-100? What would be the
best for print film?
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