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    It is good to see that there is a new thread on Kodachrome first thing in the morning on APUG!

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    Quote Originally Posted by WolfTales View Post
    Maybe it'll be like car makes, where they take away a model for a few years to make the public miss it, and then mysteriously re-introduce it again a few years later and everyone shouts a faded cheer.
    I remember when Chevrolet did this with the Impala, they took a nice big North American car, discontinued it, then a few years later put the moniker on a much smaller car that bore no resemblance to the old one. Most likely if the Kodachrome name returned it would on some silly inkjet transparency film or something similar.
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    Quote Originally Posted by railwayman3 View Post
    Now that I'm coming to terms with K-14 being nearly gone, I would certainly give a fair trial to an E-6 substitute which successfully replicated Kodachrome as near as humanly possible.


    pssssst!
    it's called: Fuji Astia
    use it or lose it...
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    Quote Originally Posted by nsouto View Post
    pssssst!
    it's called: Fuji Astia
    use it or lose it...
    Thanks for the tip, others please note. (I've actually already got a brick of 20 Astia ready in the freezer for when my K64 finally runs out. )

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    Quote Originally Posted by nsouto View Post
    pssssst!
    it's called: Fuji Astia
    use it or lose it...
    One itty bitty problem here: Astia looks NOTHING like Kodachrome. It just looks too, well, too much like a Fuji film (what do you expect it to look like?). Ektachrome E100G is a MUCH better Kodachrome replacement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by StorminMatt View Post
    One itty bitty problem here: Astia looks NOTHING like Kodachrome. It just looks too, well, too much like a Fuji film (what do you expect it to look like?). Ektachrome E100G is a MUCH better Kodachrome replacement.
    ...and it produces excellent skin-tones in portraiture, glamour, beauty and fashion photographs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnanian View Post
    seeing big yellow is selling their printers
    (you know, the ones that are supposed to change the world)
    on the cartoon network inbetween episodes
    of chowder, spongebob and flapjack, it seems they have
    their priorities in a different place.

    it is unfortunate, but true.
    Being in advertising and marketing, I have to admit Kodak's strategies are a continuing source of puzzlement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Swinnard View Post
    Give them a few years, we Kodachrome users will age, our minds become less agile and they'll "resurface" the Kodachrome name on something not film. "We" won't remember or our comments will be taken as the babblings of those "living in the past" to whom no heed is paid.

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    I'm not a kodachrome user, but I'll remember the name. They can wait... If nothing bad happens I'll be around for a long time.
    I'll have to remember that in June 2059, It will be 50 years since kodachrome left
    And I'll be 64 the end of that year :o
    I just hope that I won't need to coat plates by myself...

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    Quote Originally Posted by StorminMatt View Post
    One itty bitty problem here: Astia looks NOTHING like Kodachrome. It just looks too, well, too much like a Fuji film (what do you expect it to look like?). Ektachrome E100G is a MUCH better Kodachrome replacement.
    Forget old Astia. Try a new batch, from about two years ago.
    It is a completely different film.
    Last edited by nsouto; 07-05-2009 at 10:09 PM. Click to view previous post history. Reason: misspelling
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