Re: [Frameworks] Question

From: Alex Lake (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Feb 21 2011 - 14:13:22 PST

The filter pack would be different for any printer because of
different lamps (which age, dim, and change color temperature over
time), settings, and other variable factors.

Typically when printers are shared there are shared results too (or at
least it was this way where I went to school)... You can easily get a
ballpark figure of what filters you would want to shoot with
compensating for film speed and the focal length (assuming the
original results are for 16->16, not S8->16)...

Even when using other peoples numbers you shouldn't always expect
perfect results... It's a little frustrating the number of times I
have used color packs suggested by others and come out in the end with
an image that is a little too over exposed and a little too blue (or
yellow, or whatever)...

The only way to get it perfect would be to do a color test yourself
with the stock and footage your using and get your own results...


On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 4:51 PM, miriam sampaio <email suppressed> wrote:
> Hey everyone
> I have a or many questions for you. I have a friend who is optically
> printing color Super 8 film onto  Vision 7213 16mm color film. Usually one
> can know the color filter combinations based on the film. Her source is
> several types of super 8 and 8mm if I am not mistaken - archival footage
> from  Eastern European and 16mm film from Russia also from the 60s. Does
> anyone have any suggestions about what color filters and ND filters she can
> begin using?
> Thank you so much!
> Miriam Sampaio
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