reversal film


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reversal film

n
(Photography) photographic film that can be processed to produce a positive transparent image for direct projection, rather than a negative for printing
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In order to simulate the deep finish from a color reversal film printed on Deep Matte paper, Fujifilm developed a new algorithm that incorporates soft gradation, rich details in shadows and full-bodied tones to avoid saturated blues, greens and reds.
In the late-90s while Sony, Panasonic, etc were producing the first hand-held digital cameras I was working on the launch of Kodak's new colour reversal film.
Jerome Hiler's Words of Mercury, paired with Nathaniel Dorsky's pensive, meditative The Return, was shot on reversal film and screened on the original print.
Less wise was writer-director Lukas Moodysson's decision to shoot the film on grainy, reversal film stock, with a lot of cheesy, TV-style zoom-lens antics.
The company also introduced Fujichrome 100ix, a daylight color reversal film engineered specifically for the Advanced Photo System.
Using 35mm reversal film to yield prints identical in size to the reproductions here, Scheibitz has thus far made four suites of photographs that self-consciously explore his paintings and sculptures in ways available only to the camera--and only in the studio.