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Over/Under

Goals:
To study the latitude of 5219 at +5 and -5 exposure, see contrast, see grain, and color shifts and how different
skin tones reproduce when processing normal, push 2, and push 3.
Push processing is achieved, simplistically, by leaving the negative in the developer longer. This will cause ex-
posed silver halides to become overdeveloped, thus a denser negative. This will result in an image that will ap-
pear brighter and of higher contrast once printed or transferred.

Method:
We will be shooting 5219. We need to see some bright highlights, simulating a window, in the frame. We also
need deep shadow. We need a gray card. We also want to have a practical lamp in the frame in order to see how
highlights look on a point source. The same will apply with the candle in frame, to see how fire reproduces at
various exposures. We also need a variety of different textiles of high saturation, to see how saturated colors re-
produce at different exposures.
At process normal 5219 will be rated at Kodaks recommendation of 500ASA.
At push 2, we will rate at 2000ASA, in order to compensate for the development time.
At push 3, we will rate at 4000ASA in order to compensate for the development time.
Due to limited film, we will not be able to test a large window to see dynamic range. However, we will still test 5
stops under and over.
In order to limit the effects of the lens, we will change exposures using only shutter and FPS and using nets in
front of the lights.
The camera settings will for a given exposure will be as follows:
Exposure FPS Shutter lighting stop feet run time
N+5 2 180 0 double T4 15 120.00
N+4 2 180 1 double T4 15 120.00
N+3 4 180 1 double T4 15 60.00
N+2 8 180 1 double T4 15 30.00
N+1 16 180 1 double T4 20 20.00
N 32 180 1 double T4 20 10.00
N-1 32 90 1 double T4 20 10.00
N-2 32 45 1 double T4 20 10.00
N-3 32 22.5 1 double T4 20 10.00
N-4 32 11.2 1 double T4 20 10.00
N-5 32 11.2 2 doubles T4 20 10.00
The reasoning for not shooting faster than 32fps is to avoid wasting film due to the camera getting up to speed.
Any faster than this, we would end up using most of the 20 feet of film getting up to speed, and it would be diffi-
cult to see the actual exposure and make a clear judgements on it.
It is important for the 3 actors with different skin tones to be lit at the same incident light. This will make it easier
to compare how the different skin tones appear under the same lighting conditions.

Expected Outcomes:
We expect there to be a more narrow window for latitude in push processing, due to the image being higher
contrast. We also expect it to become more grainy. Our estimated latitude for 5219 when processed normal is +5
stops and -3 stops, based on the technical data sheet published by Kodak. We expect the window to narrow by
two stops in the highlights for push 2, and three stops in the highlights for push 3.
Gear:
ARRI 435 ES camera package
4 400 magazines
50mm Ultraprime
2 2k Juniors w/ stand
1 1k Baby w/ stand
1 650w w/ stand
1 40w Practical lamp
1 Candle
Bead board w/ platypus
2x3 flag kit (2 doubles, 2 singles)
4x4 Double
4x4 Single
4x4 250
12x12 Solid
2 4x4 Solid Floppy
8 C-stands
Various saturated textiles
Lace curtain
2 Graycard
3 actors with different skin tones

subject to change