Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Velvia!

Velvia is special for me. Of all the color slides I have shot with, the result Velvia produces amazes me everytime. In Velvia blues, reds and greens especially stand out. It can be a little too contrasty for portraits but for landscapes it is perfect. The results are very consistent even with the home development of E-6 using rapid kits. I develop all my E-6s with using my Jobo CPE-2 either with Tetenal or Arista rapid kits (pictured below). I'll post a detailed development process soon. I don't print from my slides so I just scan them with Epson V700 and digitize. Although scanning doesn't do justice to the richness of the slides but it is acceptable, given my small investment in equipments. I feel every film photographer should experience Velvia goodness at least once!


 
Velvia development in progress using Jobo CPE-2


O'Velvia
Sinar F 4x5, Horseman 6x12, Velvia 50

Untitled
Mamiya RZ67 ProII, Velvia 50

Entry to Waterhole Canyons
Hasselblad 500C, Velvia 50

Little Sable Lighthouse
Mamiya RZ67 ProII, Velvia 50

Untitled
Calumet 4x5, Velvia 50

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