Magenta cast with elitechrome?

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by usher99, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. usher99

    usher99 Member

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    Recent roll of Elitechrome 200 showed magenta cast in sky. Film was outdated by a few months though stored in fridge. Wonder if this is from age or the film itself? Had shot the 100 flavor last year and did not notice this effect. Perhaps I can fix the scans, though that is a less analog question.
    Thanks for any comments.
    Mike
     
  2. CGW

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    Having seen it before, I'd blame processing before stale film.
     
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    Verify that processing wasnt a fault, but both E200 and Elite Chrome 200 have this issue once expired. I have some E200 that I can only use for sunsets due to obvious magenta casts in everyday scenes. It expired in 2005. I have also shot mildly expired EC200 that had this cast, but much more subtle.
    Use EC200/E200 fresh, then they are great.
     
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    They are great. Too bad Kodak just stopped making them. So stock up if you can find any and shoot fast.