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Australian photo lab launches Kickstarter for film processor Crowdfunding New Products 

Australian photo lab launches Kickstarter for film processor

Australian photo lab Film Never Die has launched a Kickstarter campaign for an automated rotary film processor, the Compact Processor 800. The processor will have a capacity of 8x 135 or 4x 120 rolls at a time, using black-and-white, C-41, E-6, and ECN-2 motion-picture processes. The processor is compatible with Paterson, AP and Jobo 1500 reels. As of today, the... Read More
Fujifilm discontinues PRO 400H film due to lack of raw materials News Opinion 

Fujifilm discontinues PRO 400H film due to lack of raw materials

Fujifilm North America announced the discontinuation of FUJIFILM PRO 400H film in both 35mm and 120 formats. The company said the film is a unique product that is coated with a fourth layer requiring specialized raw materials and chemicals. As the materials for that color layer become more difficult to obtain, the company decided to discontinue the product. Fujifilm anticipates allocating ... Read More
Fujifilm launches NEOPAN 100 ACROS II in Japan, coming elsewhere in 2020 New Products 

Fujifilm launches NEOPAN 100 ACROS II in Japan, coming elsewhere in 2020

FUJIFILM Corporation announced the new generation of NEOPAN 100 ACROS II (ACROS II) black-and-white film will be available in Japan starting Nov. 22, 2019. After the initial launch of ACROS II in Japan, Fujifilm anticipates the introduction of the film in select overseas markets, including the United States, by early 2020, in 35mm and 120 size formats. ACROS II offers... Read More
Lomography kicks off first new film emulsion in half a decade New Products 

Lomography kicks off first new film emulsion in half a decade

Analog film photography champion Lomography is launching the first new film emulsion in five years, the company says. LomoChrome Metropolis is launched via Kickstarter today, offering big discounts to early backers. The film, characterized by “muted colors with an intense aesthetic pop,” will be available in 35mm rolls, 120 rolls, 110 cassettes and 16 mm movie film. The film will... Read More
Fujifilm announces worldwide price revision of Photographic Film and Photographic Paper News Press releases 

Fujifilm announces worldwide price revision of Photographic Film and Photographic Paper

FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno), the leader in photographic products, is announcing that it will implement a worldwide price revision for its photographic films and photographic papers. Fujifilm has always provided the highest quality products to the global market. Over the past several years, Fujifilm has faced the rising cost of raw materials and logistics. In the past Fujifilm has... Read More
Fujifilm pulling the plug on black-and-white film and paper News 

Fujifilm pulling the plug on black-and-white film and paper

Fujifilm Imaging Systems Co. Ltd. officially posted on its website plans to discontinued monochrome film and paper, with the end of the Acros line being its Neopan 100 Acros film in October 2018. According to the Google Translate version of the announcement: Thank you very much for your patronage of FUJIFILM products from everyday. Fujifilm Imaging Systems Co., Ltd. (President: Toru Nishimura)... Read More
Kodak Alaris revives KODAK PROFESSIONAL T-MAX P3200 Film New Products Press releases 

Kodak Alaris revives KODAK PROFESSIONAL T-MAX P3200 Film

Multi-Speed B&W Film to be Available in March 2018 ROCHESTER, N.Y.  February 23, 2018 – Kodak Alaris announced today that it is bringing back KODAK PROFESSIONAL T-MAX P3200 Film / TMZ, a multi-speed panchromatic black-and-white negative film. While the nominal film speed of P3200 TMZ is ISO 800, the “P” means it’s designed to be push processed to EI 3200 or higher. ... Read More
DP Review: Kodak reveals how and when it’s bringing back 35mm Ektachrome film New Products News 

DP Review: Kodak reveals how and when it’s bringing back 35mm Ektachrome film

DP Review writer DL Cade reports, in the most recent episode of the Kodakery podcast, company executives have provided some details on the previously announced plans to bring back Ektachrome. The episode is here: According to Cade, the first half of the podcast is mostly a photography and history lesson: discussing the origins of Ektachrome and how Kodak has managed... Read More
Kodak film production flat in third quarter Earnings reports News Opinion Press releases 

Kodak film production flat in third quarter

Although primarily a printing/graphic arts company, Eastman Kodak Co. is still producing a lot of film-based products these days, as well as licensing numerous products with the Kodak label. In its third-quarter earnings report, the Rochester, N.Y.-based company stated sales in its Consumer and Film Division were $55 million, flat compared last year. Operational EBITDA was negative $2 million, a decline... Read More