Re: Best lab for workprinting/printing 16mm neg.

From: 40 Frames (email suppressed)
Date: Sun May 09 2010 - 12:05:51 PDT

On Sun, May 9, 2010 at 10:59 AM, robbie <email suppressed> wrote:

> i'm looking for a trusting color timer. i've used ColorLab for past four or
> five years , but lately the best light prints are looking muddy and
> magenta.ive had two runs in the past month, 1000' and a 500'. there's no
> technical change on my side and the light #s from timingsheet look right-on.
> i'm making another call to them Monday to figure this out. but feel i may
> seek another lab for better results esp. when i will be answer printing
> soon. so, anyone have preferences in color timers/Labs around U.S. for
> workprinting and answer printing that i may consider? thanks for any
> thoughts.

Cine Lab outside of Boston does good work....


> --- On *Fri, 5/7/10, Jim Flannery <email suppressed>* wrote:
> From: Jim Flannery <email suppressed>
> Subject: Re: Student question
> To: email suppressed
> Date: Friday, May 7, 2010, 7:23 PM
> The only thing nobody's really mentioned so far is a reminder that you
> you're limited in being able to "play around" with moving a cut 2 frames
> one way or another, over and over, to correct rhythem/match/etc. -- the
> splice you make is pretty much the splice you're gonna have permanently.
> (This may be more or less of an issue depending on what your footage is
> like, and how much working it needs in the editing.) So you might want
> to make a (can be rough) video transfer and edit that, and then match
> the film to it when you're happy with it.
> Also, you might want to think about getting a good interneg from your
> finished film before you run it too much, so you've at least got a
> fallback to what it was at that point. No arguments with the comments
> about the aesthetics of print wear upthread, just ... it *can't hurt* to
> be able to change your mind later.
> --
> Jim Flannery
> email suppressed>
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