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'Walgreens 400 Film' (Fuji Re-Branded)

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by RT_Panther, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
  2. jalex

    jalex Mu-43 Veteran

    Aug 24, 2010
    Looks good. I'll have to run a roll through my film camera.
  3. penfan2010

    penfan2010 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 12, 2010
    NJ, USA
    Thanks, RT. I've been using generic CVS film for several years now (don't know who the original manufacturer is). Have been generally happy with it as well. Those Contax lenses are razor sharp and have beautiful contrast!
  4. digitalandfilm

    digitalandfilm Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 18, 2011
    I always wait for the sales.. Walmart has it too..
  5. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    I always forget how good film can look. :cool: 
  6. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Use the website below to put in the bar-code & you can see who the original film manufacturer is :smile:
    Photo Finishing DXn Simulator
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  7. Chrisnmn

    Chrisnmn Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 26, 2012
    Auckland, New Zealand
    theres still "something" in film that digital is missing....and honestly...dont know what the heck is!.
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  8. digitalandfilm

    digitalandfilm Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jul 18, 2011
    Reds and Greens look good in Fuji film- always has.

    For a treat- try Kodak Portra 400- excellent film, pushes easily.
  9. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    If you find out what it is - let me know! :smile:
  10. RnR

    RnR Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 25, 2011
    Brisbane, Australia
    Just tell Amin... then he can release, "Amin's Film Magic - by the mu-43.com Secret Sauce Department" :biggrin:
  11. kevinparis

    kevinparis Cantankerous Scotsman Subscribing Member

    Feb 12, 2010
    Gent, Belgium
    sorry guys

    aint seeing the film 'magic'... seeing some ff dof on the sneakers...and good lenes doing what they were meant to do ....and some muted colours..

    get over it ...film is dead


  12. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    But personally, I won't "get over it".....But thanks for the encouraging words. :smile:
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  13. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    What amazes me in the digital world is the large amount of post-processing of digital images that goes on to achieve that "film like" look. This includes (but is not limited to) cross-processing to emulate film cross-processing, adding digital noise to emulate film grain, washing out of colors,....

    So with all the above happening in the digital world, I find it quite peculiar that you would say "film is dead" :smile:
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  14. David A

    David A Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 30, 2011
    Brisbane, Australia
    That kind of processing represents the Madame Tussaud's approach to photography. :) 
  15. rhoydotp

    rhoydotp Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 5, 2012
    Toronto, Ont
    Actually the last photo in the river got great contrast and the details and the shadow are great.
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  16. nseika

    nseika Mu-43 Veteran

    Nov 22, 2010
    Jakarta, Indonesia
    A smudged yet sharp look for me
    But that's relative depending on the lab and scanner.
    That and not over-saturating the annoying sharp colours, but this is also relative to the film used. :p 
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  17. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Personally, (IMHO) there is no "good film or bad film" - but rather each is different.

    I rarely shoot B&W film so I won't speak on the myriad of development techniques....
  18. Just Jim

    Just Jim Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Oct 20, 2011

    Can't see when you don't look.
  19. Just Jim

    Just Jim Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Oct 20, 2011
    ...in other good news. Tetenal is now back and in good supply for your home C-41 and E-6 home developing needs, Jobo is emerging from their issues and are returning stateside fully dedicated to film(lol, digital "solutions" bankrupted them). Rollei and AGFA chemistries will also be returning (meh, imo, but some people adore them), and instant films also look to be making a comeback(polaroids film unit got bought by The Impossible Project, also there's the NEW55 film which I can not wait to hit looks amazing for instant film). Should be a good decade at least for us film fans... get yourself a good camera now before prices get even higher than they are for a good LF or MF camera.
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