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    What film for neon?

    Ok guys, I'm going up to Spokane this weekend where there are random old neon signs still on the buildings. What 35mm or 120 film would handle neon lights after dark especially well? I prefer print but am not averse to slide. Thanks.

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    I have always used, just regular old ISO 100 or 200 to shoot Neon(both Kodak and Fuji), I don't know of any special film that you need to use. Make sure you have a steady hand, as the neon only comes out a bit after dusk.

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    Chris, my first suggestion was going to be Efke100 because of the ability to contract, but then I realized you wanted color

    I like Kodak 400UC which is available at most Wal-Marts in 35mm at 3rolls/$12. It's also fantastic in 120. Bright, punchy colors with low grain and good latitude.
    Let's see what I've got in the magic trash can for Mateo!

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    I would use 100t, 100uc or possibly reala. I would use film that won't block-up quickly in the highlights and yet has punch. 400uc would also work as would NPZ, but why use a faster film if your going to be using a tripod?

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    Robert must be busy, so I'll go ahead and plug Velvia for him.

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    Kodak 64T - EPY

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    Fuji NPS or NPH for a color neg film.

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    Fuji neonpan

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    Kodachrome...
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    something witty and profound needs to be inserted here...

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    kodak portra NC - 35mm its really good with night lights



 

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