A new discussion group which has yet to have anything to discuss? Well...given the name of our group, let's start the conversation! 1). Professional E6 labs: Who have you used and who can you recommend? And, more narrowly on this issue, can anyone offer advice on E6 labs here on the Left Coast (US and Canada)? 2). If home-processing is your preference, which "kit" are you using? 3). Preferred E6 emulsions and their usage (i.e. Kodak vs Fuji/ film for people vs things/your ISO vs. Kodak's/Fuji's box speed)?
4). Cross-processing: What films have you used and what have been the results? I would like it a go but would like some guidance as it were; I have been a Kodachrome shooter my entire life (until that Black Day), after which I began using E100G and E100VS (both in 35mm and 120). I would like to torture some well-expired C41 emulsions as my initial forays into "cross-pro." Sooo.... let's get up with it. Time to come out of the woodwork and join in!
Hi, even I am not in the States, lets keep it rolling ..........
1) I develope my own E-6
2) Tetenal 3-process kit (want to try Kodak 6-process kit if I can get it easily, to see any difference)
3&4) I shoot 6x6, 4x5 and 8x10. I perfer Kodak E100VS, but shoot some Fuji RVP 100F and E100G
The E100VS gives much better colour on skin tone, IMHO, but its green layer can get washed away if the temp is not controlled properly and going high.
Fuji has slightly better margin on temp control.
Hi everyone, I'm looking for a professional E6 lab in the Ann Arbor Michigan area. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks.
I've never used this service personally.
I've heard only excellent recommendations !
I'm from NY, not sure the distance between You's ...
Thanks. It's about 5 hours drive up north from Ann Arbor.
I'll be flying to Newark Airport and onwards to London. Any suggestion whether it's a good idea to pack some fujichrome film in my hand carry bag? How strong is the x-ray machine and will it damage the film during security check? Do I have rights to ask for a manual check (how is it done)?
Unfortunately, I have not traveled much since the Security Sensationalism has gone into effect.
I always used the Sima FilmShield Bags to protect exposed film, not sure if such things are
still available at camera stores, try eBay, or Amazon. You can also try printing the " Do Not X-Ray " Label.
Good Luck !
I've had two rolls of 120 E-6 developed by Manhattan Color Labs.
Extremely satisfied with the service, and the price !
4 West 20th Street
(between 5th Ave & Avenue Of The Americas)
New York, NY 10011