Kodachrome 64

Colour reversal technique and slide presentation
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bfitzgerald
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Kodachrome 64

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Never shot it, been told it's the "god of slide film" I guess I will find out shortly!
Anyway, I have a few rolls, but note the film has to be sent to Switzerland. Then obviously it must makes it's way to the USA for development there.

Any ideas of rough turnaround? A few weeks or so??

BTW if anyone has any samples they would like to share, feel free to post them. Or any thoughts on this film, suggestions etc.
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I think this is the only place left inthe world..Now I can;t get the song outa my head ..

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KR64 is the film I most used over the last 20 years. There was also Kodachrome 25 which was amazing but was discontinued. I have given up on it now as the processing took longer and longer from the UK and now you get flimsy boxes and mounts with no numbering following the trip from Switzerland to the USA.
In desperation I moved to Velvia 50,100 but this is not good if you are going to shoot people or want something more neutral.

The grain was good considering how old this film is and my old slides still look ok.

I will try to dig out something 20 years old to show.
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Here are a few old KR64 slides taken with my Minolta 7000 and either the Minolta 135mm f/2.8 or the 50mm f/1.7. Scanned last night with the KM Scan Elite 5400 II.

1986: Princes St. Gardens, Edinburgh

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1987: Windsurfer

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1988: Railway Footbridge

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gotta like those punchy colours!

man: theres that song stuck in my head again :/
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Thanks for the samples..looks good.

I have to get out and find something good to shoot :P
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I just found my box of slides from the last batch of Kodachrome 64 marked Dec 10 (I bought a few earlier that year)
I bashed off 2 rolls have to have a look through them but better late than never :mrgreen:

As per usual nightmare to scan or even use a softbox and a macro lens this stuff is so dense

Dynax 7, 24-85mm

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