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Film for Wedding


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Any of you experinced photographers that have a suggestion for what colorfilm to use for a wedding. It is outdoor shooting using fill in flash.

Regards - Leif


I would suggest Fuji NPH 400 outdoor, and even NPZ 800 indoor.
The advantage is that being high sensitivity films they decrease a little bit contrast, which makes it easier to get correctly exposed both groom (black) and bride (white dress).
If you do not enlarge excesively, grain is not a big issue.


220 films are realy helpfull for wedding too.

10 years ago I used 2 A-70 back for wedding.
As 70mm films disapeared, the CFV is an interesting option !


As Wilko said, avoid vivid colours. Else wedding guests have a tendency to become red-faced, especially after the first drinks and dancing. I would also consider B&W in addition which is much more forgiving in this respect.



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hard with hasselblad at the late night wedding party. i use kodak tmax 3200 bw film or fuji npz 800. daytime i like tunsten slides. they are a super blue.


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In a wedding I use Nikon D700 for the crap (i.e. bride's home, church, reception) and add my Hasselblad + Kodak Portra 160NC or 400NC for the 'shoot'...if shooting B/W then T-Max 400 is an amazing film...spectacular


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I think you should consult with an experienced videographer and also check their videos. Wedding video or film should be very clean and have very good picture quality.

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