Kodak 6121 dupl film?

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by Thomas Bertilsson, Nov 10, 2004.

  1. Thomas Bertilsson

    Thomas Bertilsson Subscriber

    Messages:
    15,105
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2003
    Location:
    Minnesota
    Shooter:
    Multi Format
    Hello,

    I'm about to embark on something I've never done before... Copy work. With color transparency film. I normally do b&w work, so I know very little about this.
    I normally use Kodakchrome 64T for the use of incandecent light bulbs. I found, somewhere online, a box of Kodak 6121 duplicating film (4x5) for a dollar. However, I can't determine whether this film is tungsten balanced or not. (I know, I could try and see what happens, but that would cost me a few dollars to process, and if I can get an answer for free then that saves me money and time spent running to and from the lab).
    If it isn't tungsten, I'm not going to cry about it, it was only a buck to buy. Also, what would this film normally be used for?

    Thanks / Thomas
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 10, 2004
  2. VoidoidRamone

    VoidoidRamone Subscriber

    Messages:
    490
    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2004
    Location:
    New York Cit
    Shooter:
    Multi Format
  3. Bob Carnie

    Bob Carnie Subscriber

    Messages:
    5,314
    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2004
    Location:
    Toronto-Onta
    Shooter:
    Med. Format RF
    I used this film years ago for photo - comp
    I believe it is daylight balance 6121, the tungston balance film I believe was 6118.
    May be a little flat after all these years but by all means give it a try.
     
  4. Konical

    Konical Subscriber

    Messages:
    1,698
    Joined:
    Jun 1, 2003
    Good Afternoon, Grant,

    My memory is different than Bob's; I think that the 6121 is a tungsten film. I don't know about copy work, but 6121 is absolutely terrific for night shots. Try an E. I. of around 8.

    Konical
     
  5. Thomas Bertilsson

    Thomas Bertilsson Subscriber

    Messages:
    15,105
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2003
    Location:
    Minnesota
    Shooter:
    Multi Format
    Thanks all for your input.

    I think I'll have to simply try it out... If I remember I'll report back here what I found.

    - Thomas
     
  6. Bob Carnie

    Bob Carnie Subscriber

    Messages:
    5,314
    Joined:
    Apr 18, 2004
    Location:
    Toronto-Onta
    Shooter:
    Med. Format RF
    hi grant
    Konical may be right, I used both 6118 and 6121 , a call to kodak will definately confirm, good luck