Cinestill 800T - Film Review

800T
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Rating
Rated 3 out of 5
User Ratings
Rated 4.6 out of 5
TypeC-41 Negative
Brand Cinestill
ISO800
Format35mm, 120
Price
$ $ $
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CineStill 800Tungsten is a unique film for still photographers. This 800-speed tungsten-balanced color negative film is prepared from the same motion picture film stock used by top cinematographers around the world. This film is designed for difficult low-light tungsten situations and may be used in many different lighting situations to achieve a variety of looks.

Recommended ISO and acceptable exposure for push processing:

ISO 800 – No push – EI 200-1600
ISO 1250 – 1 stop push – EI 800-2000
ISO 1600 – 2 stop push – EI 1250-3200
ISO 3200 – 3 stop push – EI 1600-3200 (added contrast)

Features

  • Color Balanced Tungsten color negative motion picture film stock for use as still photography film
  • Factory boxed and spooled into NEW high-quality Dx-Coded Cartridges
  • Remjet backing free, resulting in a unique halation effect
  • Designed for difficult low light tungsten situations
  • When shot in daylight, an 85 filter is recommended, and/or shooting the film at 500 ISO
  • Acceptable for push processing up to 3200 ISO
  • Recommended to process C-41 without worrying about remjet

For sale here – 35mm & 120


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Love This!

Rated 5 out of 5
February 6, 2022

What a fun film, finally got around to shooting a roll at night and really happy with the results.

Ashley Richardson

Unique Look and Feel

Rated 5 out of 5
January 31, 2020

I was very surprised by the quality of this film. It is actually not as grainy as expected. I did most of the shots outdoors in the day time, which is not how this feel was intended. I used a Hasselblad 500cm with an 85A filter. I used this color correction filter since the film is tungsten based, and I was shooting in the day light. For indoor shots, I removed the filter because it was primarily tungsten lighting. Outdoors did pose some challenges of course, being 800 speed film, and I rated it at 800. I had to be creative with the locations I shot in, using shadows, and blocking the direct sunlight. Overall, a very good film, and will be testing out even more

Lance Smith

Low Light Film

Rated 5 out of 5
January 24, 2020

This is my go-to film when shooting bands or anything low light. I have yet to push it but I have never needed a tripod in order to take pictures with this film. Even without pushing this is a phenomenal low light film.

Caitlyn Garrett
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