Where can I find Ektachrome 400x?

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  1. RGS122

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    I tried looking on google and ebay for Ektachrome 400x. All I found was a sealed brick of it. I only want a few rolls. Do you know where I can still get it in individual rolls of film? I wish I got into slide films sooner.
     
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    Not made any more. Fuji makes a 400 speed slide film you can try. bhphotovideo.com sells slide films.
     
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    Provia 400x is readily available and is superb. It can be pushed very nicely, but if shot and developed normally, it gives nice neutral tones.
     
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    Ya I know they stopped making it, just thought maybe I still could get a hold of some. But I guess I can't. Thanks for the replies though, I'll try that Fujichrome Provia.
     
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    There is a seller on eBay now with over a 100 rolls in batches of 10 to 100 rolls for reasonable Buy it now price.
     
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    I would get some Ektachrome 200 shoot it at 400 and have it push processed. Perfect.
     
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    Wow, I never even knew they made this product... Another great discontinuance...
     
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    I'll try the Ektachrome 200 pushed to 400. I haven't done this before, do I change the ISO on my camera, or tell the lab that I want the film processed at 400?
     
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    Both. When you set the ISO on your camera to 400, you are underexposing by 1 stop. When you tell the lab to push it to 400, they overdevelop one stop. Underexpose+Overdevelop=Push Processing!
     
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    thanks for the info about push processing.
     
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    Fuji Provia 400X is an excellent slide film.