Provia

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Fujichrome Provia 100F
[RDP III]
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Maker Fujifilm
Speed 100/21°
Type Color slide
Balance Daylight
Process E-6 process
Format 35mm, 120, 220, 4×5 in, 8×10 in, 11×14 in
Grain RMS 8
Saturation high
Fujichrome Provia 400X
[RXP]
Maker Fujifilm
Speed 400/27°
Push EI 280/25.5° to EI 1600/33°
Type Color slide
Balance Daylight
Process E-6 process
Format 35mm, 120
Grain RMS 11

Provia is a brandname for a pair of daylight-balanced color reversal films (slide film) produced by the Japanese film company Fujifilm. It is available in two speeds: 100/21° marketed as Fujichrome Provia 100F Professional [RDP III],[1][2] and 400/27° marketed as Fujichrome Provia 400X Professional [RXP].[1][3]

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Provia 100F [RDP III] was developed to replace Provia 100 [RDP II] and Provia 400X [RXP] was developed to replace Provia 400F [RHP III],[4] improving on colour image storage permanence and colour fading resistance.[3] Provia has less saturated colors and contrast compared to Velvia.

Both films are available in 135 and 120 formats. In addition, Provia 100F [RDP III] is available in 100 feet (30 m) rolls and various sheet sizes.[2][3]

Both films have the ability to be pushed/pulled from −1/2 stop to +2 stops.[2][3] Provia is also a favored film for cross processing.

Neither film requires reciprocity compensation between 1/4000 sec and one minute, with Provia 100F [RDP III] able to last up to two minutes.[2] These longer times make the films particularly suitable for multiple exposures.

Provia 400X [RXP] uses what Fujifilm describes as Epitaxial Sigma Crystal (ESC) technology to achieve a granularity of RMS11.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Square brackets are used in all literature and advertising.
  2. ^ a b c d "Data Sheet, Fujichrome Provia 100F Professional [RDP III]" (PDF). AF3-036E. Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Product Information Bulletin, Fujichrome Provia 400X Professional [RXP]" (PDF). AF3-0213E. Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 
  4. ^ "Data Sheet, Fujichrome Provia 400F Professional [RHP III]" (PDF). AF3-066E. Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. Retrieved 2008-10-24. 

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Media related to Provia at Wikimedia Commons