From: Diana Arce (email suppressed)
Date: Tue May 13 2008 - 12:37:01 PDT
Wow... so many mixed opinions to Kodachrome. I just luckily or
unfortunately came into a large amount of K40 but I am in Germany. Any
tips on processing in Europe?
On May 13, 2008, at 9:16 PM, DOMINIC ANGERAME wrote:
> I agree to some of what Fred states about film stocks.
> Film stocks do not make the filmmaker. In my own case
> the b&w reversal stock that I use to shoot has long
> since been discontinued by our father who art in
> Rochester. That stock added some sensibilities to the
> images that I filmed, however, I now work with
> different materials and the new material lends itself
> to a whole other quality of filmmaking.
> Dominic Angerame
> --- Fred Camper <email suppressed> wrote:
>> Matt Helme wrote:
>>> Does Avant-Garde mean anything when you just see
>>> people doing the same old thing?I mean painting on
>>> film and a 10 min static shot of the ocean may not
>>> bad, but it's old hat.
>> I made this point more than 20 years ago in an
>> article called "The End
>> of Avant-Garde Film" in the twentieth anniversary
>> issue of "Millennium
>> Film Journal." I argued specifically that painting
>> on film was not in
>> itself "avant-garde" anymore, and that "avant-garde
>> film" now referred
>> to a particular style. There has been better new
>> work made since that
>> article, but I think my point is even more true
>> today: "avant-garde
>> film" now means a particular type of filmmaking, not
>> necessarily film
>> that is doing something new.
>> Still, I think my earlier point is correct, and is
>> an important one:
>> there is no such thing as a "better" film stock. If
>> people could use
>> that old Ektachrome ER, a few might love its weird
>> colors and extreme
>> graininess, to take only one example.
>> Fred Camper
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>> <email suppressed>.
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