Which 800 asa film do you prefer in MF

simonpg

New Member
I've used a couple of 800asa films with my Hasselblad 6x6 gear in the past few years and find their grain to be (relatively) very fine.

But, I'm going to shoot a choir in a church soon and (subject to the light temp) plan to use mostly 800asa film so that I have at least some aperture and shutter speed flexibility using a tripod.

I'm considering both Kodak Portra 800 and Fuji NPZ 800 and wonder what others suggest especially those who shoot regularly in churches.

The light level (as I have been told) is a bit better than average for a church because most of the walls and floors are white marble. There will be limited natural light due to the time of day. I plan to take the appropriate colour "corection" filters as well.

They play to enlarge some shots to A1 or even A0 size from drum scans.

Thanks for sharing your knowledge.
 
Top