Fujifilm Fujicolor “Industrial” 400 Film Review
(業) 記録用 力ラーフィルム
February 2, 2023A high-speed, medium-grain discontinued (but still available) colour negative film with strong green-red saturation, good artificial light performance, and excellent shadow balance.— Dmitri ☕️.
Kodak Aerocolor IV Film Review
a.k.a., SantaColor 100, Luminar 100, Film Electra 100, and Film Washi X
January 12, 2023A fine-grained medium contrast colour negative film with a clear base, available in 35mm only.— Dmitri ☕️.
Kodak Portra 400 Film Review
“World’s Finest Grain at 400 Speed”
December 15, 2022Kodak Portra 400 is a premium colour negative film with excellent colour reproduction qualities and outstanding dynamic range.— Dmitri ☕️.
Fujifilm Superia X-Tra 400 Film Review
A Medium-Speed Colour Film, Available at Your Local Drugstore
December 8, 2022Fujifilm Superia X-Tra 400 is a medium-speed C-41 emulsion, widely distributed across North American drugstores.— Dmitri ☕️.
New Classic EZ 400 Film Review
An Affordable, Flexible, Medium-Speed Monochrome Film With 40% Less Plastic
November 16, 2022New Classic EZ 400 is a medium-speed black-and-white film with plenty of sharpness, medium contrast and somewhat chunky grain.— Dmitri ☕️.
Ilford FP4 Plus Film Review
Versatile, Fine-Grained, Affordable
November 14, 2022Ilford FP4 Plus is a classic emulsion with fine grain, impressive dynamic range, and extra-smooth gradients at ISO 125.— Dmitri ☕️, with images by Betty.
Fujifilm Fujichrome Velvia 50 Film Review
Incredible Detail With Vivid Reds and Blues
October 21, 2022Fujifilm’s Fujichrome Velvia 50 is a premium high-definition slide emulsion from Japan. It features accurate colours and some of the finest and sharpest grain on positive film.— Dmitri ☕️.
Ilford Delta 400 Film Review
Fine Grain, Complex Contrast
October 5, 2022Ilford Delta 400 is a medium-speed, relatively fine-grained medium-contrast black and white film.— Dmitri ☕️.
Large Format, Digital Negative, Botanicals
October 4, 2022I recently returned from the big lap around Australia with my family. It was a chance to unwind after an intense couple of years and reconnect with the landscape. I make photographs on film using a large format 4x5 view camera. This is mainly a solitary pursuit.— Mat Hughes.
Fujicolor Natura 1600 Film Review
Discontinued, Pricey, Yet High in Demand — Why?
September 21, 2022Natura is the highest box-ISO colour film ever sold. It produces natural colours and contrast via remarkably-fine grain.— Dmitri ☕️.
CineStill 400D Film Review
September 5, 2022400D is a medium-speed, high-resolution film, that renders natural colour with a slight mint-green cast and the signature red halos.— Dmitri ☕️.
Kodak Pro Image 100 Film Review
Kodak’s “Tropical” Colour Emulsion 🌴
August 20, 2022A relative newcomer to the North American market, Pro Image is Kodak’s low-cost alternative to Portra, Ektar, and Ektachrome with a few twists of its own.— Dmitri ☕️.
Ilford HP5+ Film Review
A Standard of Versatility and Image Quality for Black and White Film
August 2, 2022Ilford HP5+ is one of the best-known films ever made. Tested: its versatility, ease of use, and image quality, wrapped in the context of the 90-year history.— Dmitri ☕️.
Kodak Portra 160 Film Review
Accurate Colours for Portraits and Landscapes; Pastels for Fun
July 18, 2022A film that can create beautiful images in various styles and settings but won’t tolerate messy exposures.— Dmitri ☕️.
Rollei Paul & Reinhold 100th Anniversary Film Review
An ISO 640 Black and White Film With a Lovely Contrast Curve
July 13, 2022A very pretty film canister with a contrasty emulsion inside. Great for moody, high-contrast shots.— Dmitri ☕️.
Polaroid SX-70 Colour Film Review
The Only ISO 160 Colour Instant Film in Production
July 9, 2022This is the only colour film for unmodified Polaroid SX-70 cameras. It’s tricky, but I love it.— Dmitri ☕️.
Agfa Vista 200 Film Review
The (Expired) Classic Colour Film of the 2010s
June 10, 2022Agfa Vista films were my favourite choice for colour 35mm emulsions in the late 2010s — until they were unceremoniously discontinued in 2018.— Dmitri ☕️.
Adox Color Mission Film Review
Grainy Colour Magic
May 26, 2022Adox Color Mission is a brand-new C-41 emulsion distributed by a prominent German film manufacturer. Characterized by chunky grain along with vivid yet well-balanced colour renditions. — Dmitri ☕️.
Fujifilm Neopan Acros Film Review
May 18, 2022Acros is a lovely medium-speed black and white emulsion. It features silky-smooth gradients with high-contrast shadows and expansive over-exposure latitude.— Dmitri ☕️.
Kodak Gold Film Review
Now Available in Medium Format!
May 2, 2022Throughout its 36-year history, this film was marketed as a cheaper alternative to Kodak’s professional portfolio films. This review explains why.— Dmitri ☕️.