Fujifilm X-T2 and Pentax 67

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Truman Prevatt
Truman Prevatt Veteran Member • Posts: 8,576
Re: Fujifilm X-T2 and Pentax 67

Widelanken wrote:

Okay, found it.

The comparison is not between the Pentax 6x7 and the Fujifilm X-T2, but between the 6x7 and the X-Pro2. And more precisely between Ilford FP4 on the Pentax and the Fuji Film Simulation Acros in the X-Pro2.

For those who are interested, here is the link: http://barbano.com/2018/01/digital-fuji-acros-vs-ilford-fp4-film/

For the most part this report verified what we already knew - film has a lot more dynamic range than digital.  The Fuji Arcos simulation is contrasty - overly contrasty.  In really Fuji Arcos 100 is an extremely contrasty film.  I tired it once and didn't find it work the bother.

So I would not expect the digital simulation to be much better.  Also FP4 is not the greatest emission Ilford has produced.

But the conclusion is correct - film is not dead.

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