[tig] b+w stock question
S. T. Nottingham
Wed Apr 14 19:32:29 BST 2004
Not only are the gamma curves different, but the rendition of color as a
component of gray is also somewhat less accurate - not to mention the loss
of sharpness and the increase in grain. My vote is for the Black & White
From: tig-admin at tig.colorist.org [mailto:tig-admin at tig.colorist.org] On
Behalf Of Rob Lingelbach
Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 9:30 AM
To: Telecine Internet Group
Subject: [tig] b+w stock question
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A friend is shooting an independent film soon. The plan is
for the finished project to be shown in Black and White. I
know that Color neg can be transfered in monochrome. What
are the advantages/disadvantages to shooting with b&w stock?
The ones that come to mind are: processing difficulty for
b+w-- there seem to me to be variable density problems at
time exhibiting as kind of a puddling effect washing
vertically on the film (in the case of 35mm b+w).
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