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At 10:53 PM 01/03/99 -0500, Dan wrote: >Ernie- >VPS is a great film! >Kodak has a new film- Portra. They are attempting to make a series of films, >in this case, the Porta 160NC, 400NC 160VC, and 400VC where the NC stands >for Natural Color, and the VC stands for Vibrant Color. Supposedly the >reponse slopes of all four films are the same, and will print using the same >channel. I believe Kodak is trying this with all their films eventually. The >Fuji Superia films may already be there- I've printed ISO 100, 200 and 400 >on the same channel and the results are gorgeous. In fact, you might try >Superia film- it's really nice! >Dan I have used VPS II and III Type S for a long time. I am interested in Portra 160NC as a replacement for it, because of slightly higher contrast, better skin tones, and slightly sharper results. As soon as someone does a head-to-head comparison of these two films, please report back to the LUG. I would like to know if I should stock up on it before the wedding season gets into full swing.