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>>> Kodak Hawkeye 400 <<<
Traffic Surveillance Color Film
Wide latitude C-41 Negative Film
20 exposures -  expired 6/2011
DX CODED at ISO 400
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2 rolls = $16.00 (USD)
CURRENTLY OUT OF STOCK
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    Here 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:
"This 400-speed 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 scratches."

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 re-using old 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 Lab.



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.

All images are Lance Aram Rothstein and not to be used without permission.