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Vista film awarded European Colour Print film of the Year 2001-2002 -
The essential difference between the Agfacolour Vista (format 135) and Futura II (APS) films as compared to their predecessors is the newly developed Eye Vision technology. This term indicates the adaptation of the spectral sensitisation of the new films to the colour perception of the human eye. Thanks to a number of technological measures, Agfa say the new films achieve extraordinarily accurate colour rendition throughout the entire colour spectrum. The improvements have a particularly positive effect in connection with certain blue and green shades, as well as with shots taken in fluorescent light.
Conventionally sensitised film emulsions have problems with certain blue and green shades, which are reproduced with an elevated red component. For example photos of flowers, such as hydrangeas, clematis and delphiniums, tend to turn out more violet than blue, whereas the colour of certain green textiles look more brownish due o an elevated red component. And photos taken in fluorescent light have so far displayed a green cast. Thanks to the more exact colour fidelity of the Vista and futura II films, critical shades are now reproduced more like the colour perception of the human eye, and shots taken in fluorescent light no longer have the greenish colour distortion. In addition, the tonal graduation of the new colour negative materials is finer, meaning that certain colours are now rendered more realistically and in a more brilliant manner.
All the films are available singly and in multipacks in the familiar lengths.