Quote Originally Posted by TheFlyingCamera View Post
I prefer Provia over Velvia, just because the color saturation, while intense, is not over-the-top outrageous. Velvia can be tamed by over-exposing a tad to knock the saturation down from the psychedelic to the merely loud. Shoot it at ISO 40 (or 1/2 stop over ISO 50, however you want to calculate it).
I agree with you Scott I find Velvia a bit "Mickey Mouse" in it's saturatuion, and Provia a much more useful film for general shooting, it's very sharp and fine grained and has strong colours without being over saturated, I used to prefer Provia to Kodachrome.