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Subject: Re: [Leica] Re: velvia vs. provia
From: "AWSteg" <>
Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 19:10:08 -0400
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Where do you get it processed these days?  I stopped using it because
Kodalux was horrible and then Kodak took over and it was worse.  I know they
have a new machine but where? NY, Miami & LA?

Al Stegmeyer

- ----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Edwards" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2000 6:36 PM
Subject: RE: [Leica] Re: velvia vs. provia

> A few months ago I shot a few rolls of Kodachrome 200,
> in open shade, with the 35 Summicron ASPH.
> I was not, at that time, much interested in K200: Too much
> exogenous texture.
> But when those rolls came back: OMIGOSH. By comparison,
> the Astia I shot under the same conditions was quite good,
> but there was something visceral in the K200 with the summicron;
> it just grabs me. The Astia was accurate and subtle, but the
> Kodachrome was meaningful.
> I have since stopped using E6 emulsions of any sort,
> though I like many of them: E200, Astia, Velvia.
> It's either B&W (Delta 100 or Tri-X) or Kodachrome
> for me.
> I get emotional when I think about loading K25, K64, or K200 into
> the M6. What is the connection between Kodachrome
> and Leicas?
> -Al
> > Takeshi Hashimoto wrote:
> > Professional) for a general-purpose material. E100 VS is not nearly as
> > sharp as K25 or K64, or even K200, for that matter. Aside from being
> > grainier, I use K200 (instead of E100 VS) whenever I need something
> > than 25 or 64. The color from K200 (PKL) is fabulous!
> > >
> > It's awfully great to hear from someone more into Kodachrome than I am!
> > Takeshi! you are going to be a major inspiration! Glad you're here!
> > Kodachrome rules!
> > Mark Rabiner
> > What's your take on the magical synchronicity between Kodachrome and
> > M glass?
> > an unbeatable combination that is like it's own form of photography.
> > I think they go together somehow like jelly on jam...
> > or....

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