8x10 transparency film?

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Can anyone share a reliable source or two for fresh 8x10 transparency film? Is 8x10 generally available, or do you need to load up when you can find it? How easy is it to get Fuji Velvia or RDPIII vs. Kodak 100VS? Thanks!

-- Scott Atkinson (Scottatkinson@Earthlink.net), June 19, 2001


It is not hard at all to find 8x10 transparency film. I go to B&H because of the fact that you can instantly check availability on their web site. Velvia, Provia and certain Kodak films are available on line. Others you may be interested in can be ordered. Get ready for sticker shock as it is quite expensive. One thing I find is that like NASA, I have a pre-exposure routine to make sure that each shot is on the money. I fine tune my exposure technique on 4x5 film of the same product and apply the results to the 8x10.

Good Luck. P.S. The results will blow you away.

-- Michael Kadillak (m.kadillak@home.com), June 19, 2001.

www.freestylesalesco.com has out of date specials on 8x10 RDPII and Velvia occasionally. Check them out as well. James

-- james (james_mickelson@hotmail.com), June 19, 2001.

Pictureline in Salt Lake City, Utah has 8x10 chrome film in stock most of the time & with can get Fuji overnight. They are a Pro Stockhouse in our area. If you go to http://www.pictureline.com you can check them out. Also if you are traveling in the Utah area they are an excellent source of pro films from 35mm to 8x10 to help make your SoUtah red rock photos look great. And NO, I don't work for them but I do purchase supplies from them.

-- Dan Smith (shooter@brigham.net), June 19, 2001.

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