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KodakEB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100)
 
4.9

(based on 24 reviews)

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Pros

  • Consistent (16)
  • Accurate (14)
  • Scans well (14)
  • Good tonal range (11)
  • Reproduces well (10)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Travel (13)
  • Photojournalism (7)
  • Artwork (6)
  • Action shots (5)
  • Home (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Photo enthusiast (8), Semi-pro photographer (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
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5.0

Kodak quality

By AC

from Charlotte, NC

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate
  • Consistent
  • Reliable Tonal Range
  • Scans Well

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

  • Home
  • Travel

Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

Good film not Kodachrome but very good.

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  • No

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5.0

Only slide film that I will ever use

By Engine Picture Kid

from North Carolina when I'm not travelling.

About Me Semi-pro Photographer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate
  • Captures minute details
  • Consistent
  • Reliable Tonal Range
  • Reproduces Well
  • Scans Well

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home
    • Office
    • Photojournalism
    • Travel

    Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

    Never disapointed with the quality of Ektachrome and Kodachrome before that. I've been shooting slides for 55 years ever since a kid tagging along with my father chasing trains and touring the national parks. I have come to really HATE the over-saturated dripping wet with colors type of films that so often get undeserved attention from people who really don't know any better. I want to capture and remember the scene 100 percent exactly way it was, I get that with Ektachrome each and every time. If the shot isn't right, I know it something that I did wrong and not the film. Would never recommend any other brand of film, no way, no how!

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    5.0

    another good slide film

    By leaf

    from Arlington, VA

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Saturation

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Artwork
    • Photojournalism

    Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

    excellent contrast and saturations, fine grain.
    just too expensive

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    • No

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    5.0

    Great for Cross Processing

    By Purchong

    from Brooklyn, NY

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent
    • Reliable Tonal Range
    • Scans Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Artwork
      • Cross Processing

      Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

      This film works great for cross processing (use C-41 processing instead of E6) and produces lovely, somewhat vintage tones with a lot of yellows, turquoise and can be very high contrast. It seems to work best on sunny days being somewhat overexposed. Looks great with a variety of subjects, including portraiture and street scenes. I scan my negatives and it scans very well.

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      4.0

      Kodak...another one bites the dust...:-(

      By starvingphotographers

      from Charlotte, NC

      About Me Semi Pro

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Great Value
      • Reliable Performance

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

          Once again, another iconic film from Kodak has been discontinued. Depressing really. I've used this film before and am quite pleased with the colour and accuracy of skin tones. It is an easy film to work with and reliable. I would say that I would recommend this film to anyone that is shooting people, or landscapes, or general photography for that matter. However, since it is now discontinued, no point really. Still, there are some other Kodak options out there for slide colour film.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal

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          5.0

          I would purchase this product again

          By Rebecca

          from San Antonio, TX

          About Me Photography Student

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Scans Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Artwork
            • Tin Types

            Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

            I used the slid film to shoot a project I was working on for school, it worked great. It was easy to use and the lab I had it processed in had no trouble with it. If your are printing tin types it works great.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Great colors

            By William H.

            from Summit, NJ

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Scans Well
            • Vibrant

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                Great film, vibrant colors. Fun to use.

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                5.0

                Why I will always Prefer Slides

                By Bill

                from DesMoines IA

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate
                • Consistent
                • Good Tonal Range
                • Reproduces Well
                • Scans Well

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Photojournalism
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                  There is nothing more pleasing and life like then viewing a slide on a screen. What a wonderful way to bring back a memory. Slides, on todays films seem to capture details that you dont have in a color print. As an added bonus, with an inexpensive converter, for a few cents and quickly you can make an excellent print on your home computer from a slide. I love it!

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                  5.0

                  still alive

                  By xxxzs

                  from S.F. CA

                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Consistent
                  • Good Tonal Range
                  • Scans Well

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home
                    • Office
                    • Photojournalism
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                    I'm glad this film is still in the catalog. Fine grain; refrigeration not needed. I suspect that it was conceived as a less expensive product for the amateur market. But with Photoshop what difference does it make?

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Elite Chrome 100

                    By Walldog Joe

                    from Ohio

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Accurate
                    • Consistent
                    • Good Tonal Range
                    • Reproduces Well
                    • Scans Well

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Action Shots
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                      I give travel shows to interested groups. This is a very good film at the best price. Glad to see that Kodak hasn't completely given up on slide film.

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                      5.0

                      EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Review

                      By Photohiker

                      from Northern Indiana

                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Accurate
                      • Consistent
                      • Good Tonal Range
                      • Reproduces Well

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Travel

                        Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                        Reproduces color very well. Great all-around film.

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                        5.0

                        An American icon...

                        By SDW

                        from Bourbonnais, IL

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Accurate
                        • Consistent
                        • Good Tonal Range
                        • Reproduces Well

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Artwork
                          • Home
                          • Office

                          Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                          Kodak film has been around since before we were born - it is an icon. I have used tens of thousands of rolls and just as my high school graphic arts teacher said: "Never use cheap film" - this has served me well. I must confess, I use Fuji 35 mm slide film when B&H has it at lower cost, but support the use of home-grown Kodak whenever I can. I do pro-am photography of all my patients and have not made the switch to digital yet; I am so glad that I am not being forced to as they still make this product.

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                          5.0

                          A great slide film

                          By Frank

                          from Central New York State

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Accurate
                          • Consistent
                          • Good Tonal Range
                          • Scans Well

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Travel

                            Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                            I am a stereo photographer and use this film in my 3D cameras for scenics and for weddings. The colors are brilliant without being garish, skin tones are natural, whites are white, but the overall effect is natural and pleasing.
                            Someday we will be taking digital stereo, but for now this is the best way to enjoy stereo photography.

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                            5.0

                            Reliable every time

                            By Leicanon

                            from Miami,Florida

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Accurate
                            • Consistent
                            • Good Tonal Range
                            • Reproduces Well
                            • Scans Well

                            Cons

                            • None

                            Best Uses

                            • Action Shots
                            • Artwork
                            • Photojournalism
                            • Sports Photography
                            • Travel

                            Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                            Fine grain,great colors,economical

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                            5.0

                            great film for a great price

                            By joe

                            from Philadelphia, PA

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Accurate
                            • Consistent
                            • Good Tonal Range

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                                I used this film in an old stereo camera. I mounted the film in stereo mounts and used a back lit viewer to view the slides. The color is so vibrant it is amazing. Also very little grain.

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                                5.0

                                I've been buying this product for years

                                By bo2440

                                from Pennsylvania

                                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Accurate
                                • Consistent

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Action Shots
                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                                  I've used this slide film for years and always had great results. The colors are so vibrant. This is an excellent slide film to consider now that Kodachrome is no longer available. I would recommend this product to anyone!

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                                  5.0

                                  Apple pie has nothing on Ektachrome!

                                  By Last tree in the forest

                                  from Geneseo, Illinois

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Accurate
                                  • Consistent
                                  • Good Tonal Range
                                  • Reproduces Well
                                  • Scans Well

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Landscape
                                    • Nature
                                    • Travel

                                    Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                                    I have been shooting slide film since the mid 1950's - Kodachrome and Ektachrome have always been the winners in my book - and Ektachrome still is - just like apple pie! Ektachrome Elite is one of the best all around E6 films remaining and is priced right. I use it for all general purpose landscape and nature work and I find it makes great scanned-to-silver-based prints, even auto-prints as long as you begin with a properly exposed image. I have begun scanning slide images on a home scanner and find the film very receptive to a good file without a lot of hassle.
                                    I have sold as many as 25 travel images to a single major annual travel publication. Recently I sold 18-30x40 framed 20x30 images (professionally scanned and printed) locally as office decor. Ninety percent of these images were shot on 35mm Elite Chrome! Long-live Ektachrome!

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                                    5.0

                                    Great overall film!!

                                    By Tanner Tinsley

                                    from Orlando, FL

                                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                    Verified Reviewer

                                    Pros

                                    • Accurate
                                    • Consistent
                                    • Good Tonal Range
                                    • Reproduces Well
                                    • Scans Well

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Action Shots
                                      • Artwork
                                      • Home
                                      • Office
                                      • Photojournalism
                                      • Sports Photography
                                      • Travel

                                      Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                                      This is a great film for just about any occasion. I took this film to the lake one day and got great photos back. I used this for portraits of my family one day and got great photos back. I used this for sports and got great photos back. This is a great film wether your inside a studio or out in the city. Not only is it very sharp and has fine grain, but it also gives very clear slides. I would highly recommend this to a shooter who has his camera wherever he goes.

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                                      5.0

                                      Great ISO 100 film!

                                      By Ektachrome Guy

                                      from Southeastern, Mass

                                      Verified Reviewer

                                      Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                                      This film has wonderful fine grain and great colors! It is great fun to work with. I HIGHLY reccomend it!

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                                      5.0

                                      Kodak EB 135 Elite

                                      By Olympus Man In Rochester

                                      from Rochester, New York

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Fine Grain
                                      • Good Contrast
                                      • Good Exposure Latitude
                                      • Neutral Color Balance
                                      • Saturated Colors
                                      • Sharp images

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Flowers and Macro
                                        • Landscape photography
                                        • People Photography

                                        Comments about Kodak EB 135-36 Elite Chrome 100 Color Slide (Transparency) Film (ISO-100):

                                        I used this for a day trip to Niagara Falls and got great results. Everything was sharp and the colors were rich.
                                        I have always liked the Kodak slide films because of the D-Max. My blackest areas are black, not a dark red or blue like some other films. It really gives the best contrast.

                                        I can't think of any negatives.

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