From: Mark Toscano (email suppressed)
Date: Sat Jan 23 2010 - 12:37:34 PST
I was thinking maybe Fred meant the 7361 b/w reversal print stock, which is indeed discontinued, so if you want to make prints from reversal b/w, you have to either make a dupe neg or use Plus-X or Tri-X as print stock and do it yourself or with an accommodating lab...
--- On Fri, 1/22/10, Freya <email suppressed> wrote:
> From: Freya <email suppressed>
> Subject: Re: [FRAMEWORKS] Research question: Plus-X Reversal
> To: email suppressed
> Date: Friday, January 22, 2010, 11:13 AM
> Not sure if I am misunderstanding
> you. I can't imagine that you mean that Plus-X Reversal is
> obsolete because it has been replaced by colour neg or
> something, given that you sensibly point out that all the
> different technologies, new and old, are a canvas of
> artistic possibilities from which an artist can choose.
> However if you meant that it is obsolete in the sense of
> being no longer available, (You say "where art tho?") I
> should point out that thou art still available from Kodak as
> ever. Kodak have even recently updated their publicity still
> in fact:
> (For some reason for the first few seconds I thought she
> was cutting her toenails!)
> Even more suprisingly Tri-X Reversal is also still
> available in 16mm too!
> They are both available in 100 and 400ft roll lengths and
> they are also both available in Super8 still too.
> I encourage anybody with the resources to do so to shoot
> some. It looks amazing! Really beautiful and an easy way to
> add some magic to your film.
> Sadly I expect if I shoot anything this next year it will
> probably be video, but we shall see what transpires! :)
> > This is not to say that each person must consider
> every new
> > technological development an "advance." Some might
> have no
> > use for 3-D, or Imax, or multi-screen events. But
> > technological development is an "advance" if all it
> does is
> > open up a new possibility. Unfortunately in some
> > "advances" eventually make older possibilities
> > (16mm Plus-X Reversal, where art thou?)
> > Fred Camper
> > Chicago
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