Hawkeye 400<<< Traffic Surveillance Color Film Wide latitude C-41 Negative Film 20 exposures - expired 6/2011 DX CODED at ISO
rolls = $16.00 (USD) CURRENTLY
OUT OF STOCK contact me for special or
is a rare and special film that will work well for most situations. It
was developed for use in high-speed traffic surveillance cameras, to
capture evidence images for use by law enforcement, But now you can use
it even if you don't work for CSI. It offers stunning colors and is
very forgiving to over or under exposure. Perfect for everyday shooting
or important occasions when missing the shot is not an option. See how
the shadows and highlights are not clipped out of the set of photos at
the very bottom pf this page...
This is what Kodak
has to say about it:
color negative film is designed for traffic surveillance applications.
With panchromatic sensitivity to 660 nm, 2486 Film is balanced for
daylight or electronic flash and can be used under mixed lighting. This
film uses the widely available Process C-41. It has improved
color saturation and accurate colors. KODAK T-GRAIN Emulsion technology
provides extremely fine grain and high sharpness. This film provides a
wide exposure latitude (2 stops under to 3 stops over the normal
exposure) and push performance to EI 800. It has been optimized for use
with film scanners and provides a durable emulsion overcoat to prevent
I had the opportunity to buy a small quantity of this exciting film and
I'm making a limited amount of rolls available for your experimenting
pleasure. This batch expired in 2011, but still produces exquisite
colors as you can see from my test examples.
I'm keeping these rolls inexpensive by
film cassettes and sticking on an artsy label I've made just so you
know what's inside. Using a bulk loader I made rolls of approximately
20 exposures each, sometimes a bit more or less and as with most bulk
loaded film the very last picture of each roll will not be exposed as
that is where it is taped. This is NOT a stock product from
Kodak and I
am not proporting to represent that fine company in any manner.
My Examples were shot using a Canon EOS Elan 7ne and also a Kodak
Stereo Camera. All developed in C-41 chemistry at my local 1-Hour Photo
This photo is a 3D stereography image shot with a Kodak Stereo Camera.
You can cross your eyes to line-up the 3D effect.
But more importantly, see how well the bright highlights and dark
shadows show up even in this harsh lighting situation.