Fuji 64T Type II: An Unpredictable, Rare Tungsten Film

11

The Fuji 64T Type II is a different tungsten alternative to the popular Lomography X Tungsten film!

A while ago I traded 2 films with a friend — one Fuji T64, and another a 64T Type II, both expired. I asked her what’s the difference but she hasn’t tried any of them before. I used the Fuji T64 first and the results, after cross processing it, appeared purplish and pink). It was a good film, but quite hard to find anywhere.

I didn’t use the 64T Type II until recently on my trip to Venice. As the main films I used were Lomography's X Tungsten 64, I thought the 64T Type II would yield similar results. But as it turned out, the colors are totally different.

The overall hue of this film can be quite unpredictable; colours ranging from blue to yellow are quite dominant. As the photos are shot in gloomy skies, results could differ under a sunny condition. The film greatly helped in increasing the saturation with similar effect as the Lomography X-Pro 200 film.

The photos appear to be warmer, and more yellow indoors, and in outdoors they turn out to have cooler, bluer shades.

Either way, if you manage to come across this rare film, do give it a try! As an alternative, so far from what I observed from my photos from this roll, it would be the Lomography X-Pro 200 film.

written by shuttersentinel17 on 2012-01-02 in #reviews #processed #expired #italy #tungsten #64t #user-review #slide #venice #fuji-film #x-pro #type-ii #malaysia #lomography #cross

11 Comments

  1. adzfar
    adzfar ·

    I've used this film for my first time. The result so unbelievable and amazing!

  2. itsdebraanne
    itsdebraanne ·

    love the colors!

  3. gegana06
    gegana06 ·

    surely the 64T II has a unique colour...
    I still have 1 roll in my freeze box. And the 64T II is a must have film :)

  4. analemes
    analemes ·

    You got really great results! Love the colors as well.

    I guess what happened here is that you used a film made for taking pictures iluminated by halogen lamps (or tungsten lamps) outdoors, meaning, using sunlight as lightining source and not halogen.
    This film has the cooler curves high to neutralize the yellow from the halogen lamps. I'm not sure I'm being very clear! (English problems right now :)
    Make a test, will not look the same, but in digital cameras you can change the white balance to tungsten, then take outside pics, that's what I'm talking about :)

    Again, congrats, I loved the photos!

  5. feelux
    feelux ·

    Great photos!

  6. kathleenmendoza
    kathleenmendoza ·

    Beautiful pictures!

  7. eva_eva
    eva_eva ·

    Nice colors!

  8. tsaramaso
    tsaramaso ·

    nice colors! I tested Lomography's X Tungsten 64, but the results are purplish and pink...I don't know why...How did you process your pics?

  9. carolinep008
    carolinep008 ·

    wow!!! seriously amazing photos, colors turned out so cool!

  10. sarah-addison-dobard
    sarah-addison-dobard ·

    What is. The best ISO to shoot this at? Is it 64, like the film is rated for?

  11. shuttersentinel17
    shuttersentinel17 ·

    @sarah-addison-dobard I shoot it at ISO100 because my camera can't go any lower than that. I guess if you shoot it at 64 it would look great too!

More Interesting Articles

  • James Wright's So It Goes x Sri Lanka Photo Diary (Part II)

    written by Julien Matabuena on 2015-04-07 in #world #locations
    James Wright's So It Goes x Sri Lanka Photo Diary (Part II)

    In December last year James Wright, editor and creative director of So It Goes Magazine, went on a two-week trip to Sri Lanka, "a place so long on our bucket list, but up until then, as yet unvisited," he writes on the first of his three-part photo diary. Herein is the second part of his series that chronicles his adventures, highlighted by a selection of breathtaking images of the Sri Lankan countryside and the locals, among many other images, captured with his trusty photographic companions: the Leica MP, Lomo LC-A+, and an assortment of films including the LomoChrome Purple.

    1
  • Fuji instax Wide: The Impressive Instant Film

    written by ichdaschaos on 2014-11-03 in #reviews
    Fuji instax Wide: The Impressive Instant Film

    I've always wanted to have an instant camera, but what put me off were the expensive price of the film and the transience of the photos. But then I wasn't able to fight it any longer and bought myself an Instax Wide 210 set. Now, here is a review of the Fuji Instax Wide film.

    1
  • Lomography x FotoFilmic '14

    written by mindofmyra on 2014-10-03 in #events
    Lomography x FotoFilmic '14

    Lomography is proud to be a sponsor of Fotofilmic '14, a global film photography publication and curation platform dedicated to emerging and unknown photographic talents attached to film worldwide. Come celebrate with us at the opening reception in Vancouver! In the meantime, here's a sneak peek of the top winners of Fotofilmic '14!

  • Shop News

    the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

     the perfect surprise for every analogue loving enthusiast

    Let your loved one pick the gift of their dreams. Lomography Online Shop Gift Certificates are the perfect present for every analogue devotee on your gift list

  • Photo of the Day by gauthierdumonde

    written by Eunice Abique on 2015-08-25 in #world #news
    Photo of the Day by gauthierdumonde

    One of things lomographers love about shooting on film is its unpredictability, an inherent trait of the medium that never fails to produce astonishing results.

    10
  • R.E.M. X Lomography Photo Contest

    written by givesmehell on 2015-05-29 in #world #competitions
    R.E.M. X Lomography Photo Contest

    Lomography is proud to announce that we are teaming up with acclaimed rock band R.E.M. to host an exclusive one-of-a-kind photo competition! The prizes include a Lomography Diana F+ Special Edition Camera, the acclaimed new ‘R.E.M. By MTV’ DVD, R.E.M. vinyl and more! Read on to see how you can participate in this rumble.

    14
  • LomoAmigo: Stephen Dowling Tests the LC-A 120

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-01-14 in #people #lomoamigos
    LomoAmigo: Stephen Dowling Tests the LC-A 120

    Previously a music journalist, Stephen Dowling now writes for the BBC. If that isn't interesting enough, London-based writer is also passionate about film photography. He has blog called zorkiphoto where he writes about all his favourite cameras and film types. The folks over at Lomography UK lent him an LC-A 120 and, as you'll see in a bit, he managed to get some wonderful shots.

    2
  • Shop News

    Shoot recognizable images with the Petzval

    Shoot recognizable images with the Petzval

    You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!

  • R.E.M. X MTV: Extended Contest Deadline + Film Screening at the NYC LGS

    written by Samantha Norman on 2015-07-01 in #world #locations #events #competitions #videos
    R.E.M. X MTV: Extended Contest Deadline + Film Screening at the NYC LGS

    Hot off an online collaboration with acclaimed rock band R.E.M., (now extendend) Lomography NYC is excited to host a screening of 'R.E.M. by MTV.' Celebrating 35 years of music greatness, we'll be spinning REM classics on vinyl before screening the much anticipated film. Join us on July 28th for an evening of sweet tunes and summer refreshments. Come in at 6 p.m. for refreshments, and screening begins at 7 p.m. FREE!

    2
  • Follow Me Through the Electric Forest

    written by mindofmyra on 2015-07-04 in #world #news #events
    Follow Me Through the Electric Forest

    Electric Forest is a one of a kind music festival booming with great vibrations and beautiful people. It is a rare type of music festival found in the corners of Michigan that cultivates a holistic environment for all kinds of people to come share in a spiritual journey.

    1
  • Lomography x Looper Rumble

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-05-11 in #world #competitions #videos
    Lomography x Looper Rumble

    Looper is a Scottish Indie/Electronic band fronted by former Belle and Sebastian bassist Stuart David. Lomography has teamed up with Looper and Mute, a UK-based record label, to bring you this special rumble where you can win a LomoKino, a Looper bundle which includes a 5-CD Box Set signed by the band, live cassette and badge. On top of this Looper will be selecting their favourite photos to be featured in their latest music video which is aptly called “I’m a Photograph”! You’d be mad not to enter! Read on for details.

  • Shop News

    The Lomography Experimental Lens Kit opens up a new, creative photographic domain!

    The Lomography Experimental Lens Kit opens up a new, creative photographic domain!

    Satisfy your hunger for creative snap-shooting with this lens package made especially for Micro 4/3 digital cameras! Don't miss the 20% discount!

  • Lomography x SundanceNow Doc Club

    written by mindofmyra on 2014-10-12 in #competitions
    Lomography x SundanceNow Doc Club

    Love exploring the world from new perspectives? SundanceNow Doc Club brings you an extensive library of award-winning films and access to free movie tickets, film festivals, award shows and more. Join us for this rumble and you could be a part of this exclusive club!

  • Art Hunter Sardinas x MGMT Design

    written by mindofmyra on 2014-09-20 in #people #lomoamigos
    Art Hunter Sardinas x MGMT Design

    We asked some of New York’s hottest designers to lend their talent in designing some of our La Sardina DIY cameras, and we are very excited to share with you the work of Olivia and Alicia of MGMT Design. MGMT Design is a graphic design studio based in Brooklyn. The studio handles quirky data visualization projects from different methods of time travel and how to kill a wild pig.

  • Lomography x National Portrait Gallery Rumble

    written by hannah_brown on 2015-07-08 in #people #competitions
    Lomography x National Portrait Gallery Rumble

    Lomography has teamed up with the National Portrait Gallery for a special rumble where you could win tickets to the "Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon" exhibition and a La Sardina Eightball.