Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/04/19

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Subject: [Leica] Re: [SP] Color neg film under flourescent?
From: Godfrey DiGiorgi <>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2001 09:45:12 -0700 (PDT)

> What is the best negative color film (need the exposure latitude of neg
> film) for a shoot in school classrooms that are lit w/ flourescent
> lighting.  I will not be using a flash (I hope) and I don't have any
> filters to compensate for the lighting.

I did some pictures of roller hockey using Fuji 800 print film and was
amazed at the quality of the color it produced ... the overhead lighting
was sodium vapor and flourescent, usually the most miserable color
situation around. With this film, I got good skin tones, saturated colors,