Discontinued Color Print and Slide Films

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by Sirius Glass, Jul 28, 2009.

  1. Sirius Glass

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    We cannot let the black & white forum have all the fun!

    Ansco slide films
    Agfachrome
    Kodachrome
    Kodak UC 400 in 120 rolls

    Steve
     
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    Ektachrome 160T
    Ektachrome 320T
    Ektachrome 400X
    Ektachrome 64
    Ektachrome 100
    Portra 100T
    Ektapress PJM Multispeed
    Agfa Ultra 50
    Agfa Portrait 160
    Agfa Optima 100
     
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    That's right! I used to shoot color slides at night and I used the tungsten films. <<sniff>>

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    You're gonna stand there,
    owning a camera stand...

    ...and say you have
    no whistling bungholes...

    ...spleen splitters, whisker biscuits,
    honkey lighters, Hüsker Düs and Hüsker don'ts,

    Cherry bombs, nipsy dazers, with
    or without the scooter stick...

    ...or one single
    whistling kitty-chaser?

    !!!!!

    No.

    Because FP-4 Plus and TMAX 100
    are the only ones I like.

    !!!!

    That might be your problem.

    It's not what you like.
    It's the consumer.

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    Sorry, couldn't resist, me bad. It's just that your list of films struck me as somehow almost musical.
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    The only "Discontinued" product that has ever caused me any aggravation occurred 24 years ago with the reformulation of Coca Cola. Apparently it caused undo aggravation to the shareholders as Coca Cola Classic "Original Formula" appeared on store shelves 3 months later.
     
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    What film size is the "Coca Cola" of which you speak? Is it for prints or slides?

    Steve
     
  7. David A. Goldfarb

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    Agfachrome 100 in the late 1980s was a great film--understated and kind of pastel. It was perfect for printing to Cibachrome without any masking required usually.
     
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    Kodachrome 64, 25, 200
    Ektachrome Lumiere
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    Kodachrome 25. Didn't understand how much better than Kodachrome 64 it was when I was shooting Kodachrome. I've only shot three rolls of it in my life, one in the 1970's, two in the last few years. Have one left to shoot.

    Kodachrome Professional 200. Not the consumer stuff, never got a roll that was on-color. The pro stuff was lovely.

    If it weren't for Kodak Portra, I'd be unhappy about how hyped up the contrast and saturation are on consumer C-41 films, due to Fuji starting the saturation/contrast wars with Kodak. The old Kodacolors, such as VR, were much more natural in the "pre-Gold" era.
     
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    Autochrome! :D:D
     
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    Matrix films for dye transfer processes.
     
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    Kodak Varicolor film.
     
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    Agfachrome 1000

    Scotchchrome 3200

    Agfa Precisa 100 & 200

    Agfa RSX

    Konica 3200 colour neg

    Kodak Royal Gold, 50 ISO I think it was

    Agfa Ultra
     
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    'GAF The color you see, is the color you don't get.'

    Even Henry Fonda couldn't help it.

    -30-
     
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    Kodacolor II - my Dad's negs (usually!) look great when scanned. I loved the smell of the paper.

    Scotch Chrome 1000 - probably the nearest I'll ever get to Autochromes.

    Kodachrome 64 in 120. I enjoyed one roll, and then 'twas gone.

    Choice seems to have been discontinued in all formats.
     
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    OT: My friend just gave me a box of 50 sheets that has been expired since '97. Kind of scratching my head on what to use it on. Was Vericolor type S basically a precursor to Portra?
     
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    We should never forget Polaroid with so many "films" it would be hard to list them all. Although most were not strictly film based, I think that's splitting hairs compared to all that they did for the photography world and the science of color and vision. I never used their 35 mm films which always seemed to be overly cute to me; however, It would be interesting to hear from someone who used their instant 35mm products.

    Dr. Land was always one of my hero's; someone who was so creative and never got the notoriety he deserved because he was always operating out by himself. I was just reading Dr. Land's Wiki page which says he died in 1981 and that: "Upon his death, his personal assistant shredded his personal papers and notes." Considering all he must have know about the chemistry of film development I would have loved to browse through his papers.

    http://www.rwhirled.com/landlist/landfilm.htm

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwin_H._Land

    http://groups.csail.mit.edu/mac/users/hal/misc/generation-of-greatness.html

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    Of course all Polaroids were film based, if it only was for the negative in case of the peel-aparts.
     
  22. Denis K

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    I agree, and everyone who ever used his Type 55 film in Large Format will know that instintively.

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    Once again, in order:

    The old Agfachrome CT & RS Line (50 and 100) - E-6
    The old Agfa XRS 100 -C-41

    The "newer" Agfa RSX II (50 & 100)
    The "newer" Agfa Portrait XPS 160 & Optima 100

    Kodak Vericolor III 160
    Kodak Kodachrome 25, and now 64 and now, even as we speak, E 100 GX

    Yup, another one bites the dust :sad:
     
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    WHAT?! Did it not peak with Scotchchrome 1000?
     
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    It was Jody Dole's standby in the 1990s after he stashed a bunch in deep-freeze. His work was how I even learnt it existed.
     
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    This one killed me. The best night photography film by far.