Peter Chant writes:
That's pretty much my view. If it's an overcast day, Velvia could put> any thoughts? If it is dull then Velvia might be
> a good plan but will it be too contrasty if it is
> a cloudless day?
some pop into the photos. On a bright, sunny summer day, though, the
contrast becomes very difficult to handle.
Provia is my standard film, and it's also what I use when I don't know> I am talking here in relation to the static aircraft.
> I will probally use Provia.
what else to use. Plus it's twice as fast as Velvia, and it's not quite
so delicate to scan because of the lower contrast.
200mm is no problem handheld at that speed in daylight, as long as> For the flying aircraft I am considering Provia 400, Sensia 400
> and Surperia X-tra 800 (print). I know I can hand hold OK with a
> 200mm lens but am hoping I can get away with a 500mm mirror lens.
> I have managed this with mixed results in the past.
you're in practice, although I've done mostly slower-moving subjects
(such as people). I'm not familiar with Sensia and Superia, but
remember that Provia 400F is a bit softer, a little bit grainier, and a
bit more saturated than Provia 100F. It's often hard to tell the
difference between them, but you can tell if you look close (with a
loupe), as there are no razor-sharp fine details on 400F.
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