Want a look at Kodak's new Portra 400?

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  1. Tony J Case

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    So I finally got my roll of Kodak Portra 400 back from the lab. The film, according to Kodak - http://www.kodak.com/global/en/professional/products/films/portra/400main.jhtml - was designed with scanning in mind. They created an extremely fine-grain emulsion that would translate well through a scanner with lower contrast allows scanners to capture a wider range of tones.


    This isn't the only picture I have back from the roll, but it is the only one up at the moment:





    Geeze, this stuff looks great! It seems to do for blues what Kodachrome did for reds - really makes them explode off the page, There's a silhouettes by the water shots that's forthcoming that looks brilliant. I cant wait for more rolls to show up from Adorama (plus some good weather) to go shoot some more!
     
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    Hmmm, photographing infrastructure? Prepare to be harassed! =) Looks good tho!
     
  3. Tony J Case

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    You know, shockingly I've never been approached while shooting infrastructure around Seattle. Piers, grain towers, ships, trains and train-yards, middle of the night, bright and sunny days - nope, never been hassled by The Man. This instance doesnt count, since Gasworks Park is indeed a public park with these old structures in them.
     
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    Here's a couple of more, showing off some skin tones -





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    I can't wait for summer to get some good lighting and awesome sunsets to really try out this stuff.
     
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    Weird - double post!
     

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