reversal film


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reversal film

[ri′vər·səl ‚film]
(graphic arts)
A type of film designed to yield a positive image directly when reversal processed.
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"In the late-90s while Sony, Panasonic, etc were producing the first hand-held digital cameras I was working on the launch of Kodak's new colour reversal film. It just felt a bit like we were King Canute trying to hold back the digital tide."
Jerome Hiler's Words of Mercury, paired with Nathaniel Dorsky's pensive, meditative The Return, was shot on reversal film and screened on the original print.
The company also introduced Fujichrome 100ix, a daylight color reversal film engineered specifically for the Advanced Photo System.