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There are many brands of color print films available on the market. Fuji,
Agfa, and Kodak are manufacturers whose films are readily available.
will confine our discussion to Kodak brands.
Let's discuss the characteristics of a few of the most frequently used of
They are balanced for 5400 degrees and are available in several
formats. Refer to figure 2-4.
a. KODACOLOR Gold 100, 200, and 400. These films, currently available
in 35 millimeter (mm), are the newest films manufactured by Kodak.
offer more enhanced color rendition over a wider range of exposures. This
means that the color of a subject will remain the same even if the lighting
has changed or the film was slightly over or underexposed. Therefore, Gold
films do an excellent job of keeping color consistent in very demanding
(1) KODACOLOR Gold 100 and Gold 200.
These films offer improved
sharpness and grain structure over the previous Kodacolor films.
(2) KODACOLOR Gold 400. Finer grain and improved color saturation in
underexposures is offered by this film. It produces good flesh tones over a
wide range of exposures.
b. KODACOLOR VR 1600.
produced to date, this emulsion has special sensitization.
gives pleasing results in most lighting situations without