As with all old film types at all three of these labs, turnaround time can be lengthy. Many color films, including kodaks kodacolor ii and kodacolor 400, use a standardized developing process known as c41. So lets talk about kodaks consumerlevel film types first. As the spools were behind the film plane this saved the film from making a tight s curve when winding on and off the spools. Dec 15, 2007 the high contrast film was probably kodalith ortho film type 3. I did, however, find a number of posts with titles like three ways to get rid of that old camera, and what to do with an old film camera when the love is gone. Sometimes compared to the kodak portra, portraits especially shine. This table gives the kodak roll film sizes in the order they were introduced. All photo and video transfer and editing done in the usa. A nice guide for collectors of kodak film and digital cameras. Jun 25, 2018 if youre interested in learning more about the different types of film cameras, as well as the various film formats and types available to film enthusiasts, then read on. Kodak professional copy film, estar thick base, versaflo chem.
Films such as kodak gold have different types of emulsions indicated by the generation gen code on the film. In 1984, kodak helped fuda build their color film production line with color film being produced under license. The top 10 camera films preferred by photographers petapixel. A116 film, for example, was for the same size pictures as 116 film but instead of red and. Often films will be updated and older versions discontinued without any.
Kodak s been around since 1888 thats well over a hundred years of industryleading photography, film and print experience packed under their professional production belt. As time progresses and i come across different types of film, i will. A kodak film users guide every film in production today and when and how to shoot it. Feb 08, 2015 old kodak royal 100 print film, fogged and discoloured, ain keeping with the uncoated lens of an old zenit 3m. Kodak professional copy film, estar thick base, 1974. Kodak trix 400 is a classic film with much versatility, although some might say its for film photography students, the trix has nice tonal response, perfect sized grain, and superb contrast. These early folding kodaks resembled vest cameras where the front lens element was always visible from the. A guide to identifying year of manufacture for kodak motion picture films kodak publication no. Film for classics purchases filmstock from major film companies in large rolls. In fact, it is still being used by some professional wedding and portrait photographers. There are many different types of 35mm film still available today.
Before 19 kodak roll films were identified by the name of the camera in which they fit ie. Cost will include the cost of developing, placing the film on new film reels and scanning transfer to standard or high definition. Kodak alaris delivers the worlds best films, helping professional photographers take powerful images with the most comprehensive and technically superior film portfolio available today. It can also apply to projected film, either slides or movies. Better still, freezing the sealed, unexposed film in a freezing unit would delay the changes in the films characteristics, such as speed and colour balance, for a very long time. The final way to group types of 35mm film is the output or what the film looks like after the pictures are taken.
This includes spools and backing paper of our own design and manufacture. Kodak film number to film type cross reference table. So what film types are out there, what film cameras are supported and what. Its cheap and available nearly everywhere, and truly does a great job in just about every situation for proof, check out our indepth film profile on the stuff. While both of these pictures are from separate films from early 1990s kodak film shot by the same client, the end results in. Love reminiscing with film negatives and slides from yesteryear. A guide of popular film formats the darkroom photo lab. Kodaks ektar 100 is wellknown amongst film photographers, especially commercial photographers shooting product photography and many. This is a list of currently available photographic films in a still camera film format.
General purpose consumer colour film for disc cameras. You can still get most of the old favourites from ilford, kodak and. For at least three quarters of the 20th century it played the dominant role in worldwide photography business. People commonly choose to scan film negatives to digital to preserve and store them in a safer, more convenient way. All walgreens stores with a photo lab sell 35mm film and can also develop your 35mm film. Film negatives, especially old negative film formats, vary depending. Customers often ask if their old kodak camera has any serious value. As different models and sizes of cameras were introduced, the film boxes were marked with the names of the cameras that the roll would fit. We have kept careful records and have a database of over 500 unique film brands and types of film within the brand. Delete and dont pay for up to 20 percent of your photos. Standard film and plate sizes antique and vintage cameras. An old kodak camera is valuable if it was both very good in its day and is now very rare.
When developing old rolls of film over 12 years past the process date, the colors fade and skew towards magenta. It reproduces natural colours with just a subtle grain and a gorgeously vintage look. A film format is a technical definition of a set of standard characteristics regarding image capture on photographic film, for either stills or filmmaking. This page will help you figure that out and explain the differences. You dont have be an expert or a hipster to enjoy analog photography. Cartridges were loaded for 24 exposures with various film types including. Film for the cartridge rollholder, produced by kodak, was wound so that the film was outside the backing paper. It first became necessary to specify which kodak roll film was required with the introduction of the no. Types of film we can develop we can develop 127, 126, 110 format film, kodacolorx, prinzcolor, fujicolor n100 and r100, sakuracolor, agfacolor cn17, cns, agfa diadirect, fujichrome 100ix aps film, infrared film, technical pan, verichrome pan, superxx, panatomicx, selochrome, hp3, hp4, fp3. One of the main reason most people buy used cameras is because they are substantially cheaper than the newer models.
While people are upgrading to digital, 35mm film cameras are not old enough to be considered antique. There is a great list of most of the kodak part numbers on the web at. Kodak film number to film type cross reference table tom philo photography. A guide to identifying year of manufacture for kodak motion. Although a few years ago it was hurting, with old film stocks being lost every. Portra, ektar, color plus, ultramax, kodak gold, etc.
But first an amusing story about how these two rolls met. The example below shows kodak fine grain duplicating positive film 5366 with a stencil for 2008 thro ugh 2012. This film used in an autographic kodak camera allowed a brief message to be written on the film in the space between the pictures. Each film type does have its characteristic look, but. Many color films, including kodak s kodacolor ii and kodacolor 400, use a standardized developing process known as c41. Dwaynes offers processing for a wide variety of film types including. This bulk roll film version was known as kodak ektacolor film without a type designation. The best 35mm colour film depends on what you would like to shoot. Antique and vintage kodak cameras collectors weekly. Information on additional film formats can be found here.
In february 2015 they acquired a lease on the former ilford imaging ciba geigy machine e, medium scale coating line at marly, switzerland. Kodak film number to film type cross reference table tom. Jan 19, 2012 the kodak product was marketed, in the beginning, at women, who often took a central role in advertising. There are several ways to categories types of 35mm film. Since there are many film formats we cannot explain all types, but will cover the more common ones. Kodak is a usa manufacturer of photographic films established in 1888 and one of. Kodak ultramax 400 is a film that somehow always manages to sneak its way into at least one of my cameras.
We scan, convert and restore your photos, negatives, 8mm film, video tapes and slides to cd or dvd digital jpg files. Cameras had gone from heavy, bulky and strenuous to small, light and easy. Back in the day, there was a time when film projectors ran the world of cinema and home theater. In many cases, this is preferred and authentic to the time, but with our quality scans, these images can be brought back to life with applications like photoshop or try the photo editing application that likely came with your computer. Aug 06, 2012 one such invention was the 35mm film compact camera which made history in 1936 as the biggest push to the japanese camera industry. This page refers to older films, no longer manufactured, such as disc and 126. Most of the films used to alternate the wording kodak safety film with the brand name kodak safety film kodak plusx pan film kodak safety film there should be a mark between the letters of safety like safety to tell you where it was made. Dont risk not getting your negatives back when developing an old roll of film, especially if youre not sure whats on it. With the new slide n scan digital film scanner from kodak, you can view, edit and convert your old photos, no tech savvy necessary. If you want that old school look, this film will meet all your needs. The high contrast film was probably kodalith ortho film type 3.
Get the best deals on kodak vintage camera film when you shop the largest online selection at. There were hundreds of different film types and formats from the last 120 years. The kodak professional catalogue for july 1961 lists long lengths of 99 feet, 200 feet, and 400 feet bulk film. Collecting vintage camera is a fun way to gain knowledge about history and photography. Old film made by companies like kodak required developing, either by a professional laboratory or by using film developing chemicals at home. Film for classics obsolescence is just a lack of imagination. Schleussner gmbh of frankfurt am main, the worlds first photographic materials manufacturer. This was a major innovation that brought photography to the masses.
A quick guide to kodak film and when to shoot each one. The speeds for types of 35mm film are 100, 200, 400, 800, and 1600. I have shot on rolls 15 years out of date that still take sharp, saturated photos, and used rolls. In 1889, eastman introduced transparent photographic film to the world. The top 10 color negative 35mm film stocks filtergrade. A normal persons guide to buying an old film camera. Crop, rotate and adjust images, alter color and contrast, add flattering filters, and switch your camera from negative to positive mode with just a swipe. This is a camera that my dad has had for many years. If you happen to have the small 110 30mm x 30mm mount slides. In 1893 the kodak girl, a character embodying independence and. Americas leading photo scanning and video transfer service. The big profits were made in manufacturing film and photo processing. The eastman kodak company of rochester, new york, was at the forefront of the major photographic technology advances of the 20th century, from the introduction of flexible camera film sold by the roll, to the production of film for the first motion pictures with sound. Medium format film comes as either a mounted slide or as loose film.
Virtually without exception, we can process any and all expired photographic film ever manufactured. These cameras are the analog equivalent of the dslr. Get the best deals on kodak vintage camera films when you shop the largest online selection at. This film format is still in production as a niche format, though kodak stopped producing it in 1995. A116 film, for example, was for the same size pictures as 116 film but instead of red and black duplex paper, the film was wound with a sheet of carbon paper and thin red paper. Written, directed and produced by sean durkin, the haunting thriller stars jude law and carrie coon as rory and allison ohara, a painfully mismatched married couple whose family teeters on the brink of meltdown. You might be familiar with this type of film if youve ever seen old slides that were shown with a projector. Quickly replaced with vr series for all film types. We dont want to add an additional negative factor to film that is already highly distressed so creating a dvd only, isnt an option. Browse these popular types to idenitify your formats. The kodak mobile film scanner app for android lets you restore old photos to their former glory with a full suite of editing features. The history of kodak roll films the brownie camera page. All our medium format film is scanned on our nikon 9000 scanner. Since ektacolor type b film was introduced in 1949, eastman kodak have recommended refrigerated storage for all types of ektacolor film at 55f 12.
No two rolls of expired film are ever quite the same. If youre using film types that arent in this table, particularly some of the newer fuji films, try experimenting with the kodak gold and kodak advantix settings these seem to work well. Schneider additionally, when researching this post i found virtually no others like it. In 1893 the kodak girl, a character embodying independence and travel, began to appear in. Adox was a german camera and film brand of fotowerke dr. Clearly, kodak still has the lead when it comes to monochrome films. The kodak product was marketed, in the beginning, at women, who often took a central role in advertising. All film sent to us for developing must be paid in advance of processing. By 1961, the same film was on sale in the uk to approved professional customers in 35mm bulk film format.
This allows us to track how specific films are responding using different approaches to developing. Medium format film is also known as 120 or 220 film. Original old film images, with little or no adjustments above. Current estimates of old kodak cameras can be found at. Identify your antique kodak with the help of these tools illustrated index of this site help to identify your camera if you have an early kodak camera and would like to determine its model name, try to find it in the table below. Expired 1976 kodak vericolor ii type s asa100 din21 camera film. Film types larsen digital what type of film do i have. Heres what a 110 slide in a 2 x 2 mount looks like. Old film made by companies like kodak required developing, either by a professional laboratory or by using filmdeveloping chemicals at home.
It was kodaks first color negative film to use their tgrain technology and improved cyan coupler. All the still camera films on this page have either been discontinued, have been updated or the company making the film no longer exists. See the chart below for which film sizes and types can be processed. The comprehensive guide to vintage film and cameras. At one time, there was a rift between kodak portra shooters. Old vtg kodak c120 film original unopened box develop. Types of film cameras singlelens reflex slr cameras. This easy yet elegant 22mp scanner delivers crisp, clear, beautiful images with the press of a button. The primary characteristic of a film format is its size and shape.
He contacted george eastman and kodak initially produced the film on a. The 120 film format was originally introduced by eastman kodak for its. Consider that eastman kodak followed the razorrazor blade business model. Kodak film fuji film huge lot of 11 speed 200 400 t400 cn 41 16 color old stock. Theres no film rated higher than iso 400 this tells us people dont like the look of film in low light very much. In 1932 kodak introduced two new negative format, 620 and 616. At nostalgic media, we specialize in digitizing old, obscure and obsolete film negatives. The types of 35mm film that can actually be purchased are consumer and professional. Medium format film ranges in size from 53mm x 53mm or 2 18 x 2 18 up to 3. Precision line lpd4, eastman fine grain release positive 5302. Get the best deals on kodak vintage camera film when. Starting in 2008, kodak began using a multiyear stencil system on some films.
If youre not sure which old negative format you have. Film photography is fun because its unpredictable and slow. The colors are about as beautiful and vibrant as oldschool kodachrome and the. The types of 35mm film outputs are color negative, color positive, and black and white. In the 1950s it launched its revolutionary thin layer sharp black and white kb 14 and 17 films, referred to by us distributors as the german wonder film.
He use to use it until kodak discontinued making film for this type of camera back in the 1970s. The 110 instamatic film format comes in cartridges and was introduced by kodak in 1972. These old films that were processing now are most often in poor condition, if not very poor condition. How the new kodak ektachrome e100 compares to the original. These film numbers were not allocated or used until 19. With some simple adjustments on the scans you can remove the color shifting from the old film images below. Films worth shooting with before theyre gone popular photography.108 601 999 1091 1006 785 965 1506 1435 556 1079 186 514 1231 1420 65 786 1065 636 27 1284 1367 1004 517 1391 1470 227 1469 229 212 1195 1178 1259