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Agfa Optima II 400

A high speed, color film available in 35mm and 120.

A film's colour rendition is governed by a number of factors. The emulsions' spectral sensitivity or sensitisation is particularly important, when it comes to reproducing true-to-nature colours with the maximum accuracy. By means of the EYE VISION technology incorporated in all the Agfacolor Optima films, it is now possible to match, to a large extent, the films' sensitisation to the colour perception of the human eye. The effect is shown schematically in the following diagrams. The EYE VISION technology achieves more accurate colour fidelity, and largely eliminates the colour falsifications present in films with conventional sensitisation such as: • an unpleasant green cast with fluorescent light (e.g. neon tubes), • a shift towards red in certain blue-coloured flowers (hortensia, clematis, delphinium etc.), • the brown rendition of particular green fabric colours, • the absence of texture in certain red colours (e.g. roses).

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Available Film Sizes:
35mm, 120

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