Kodak Pro Image 100 and Color Plus 200 Films Now Available in the US

The Film Photography Project is happy to report that two popular and affordable Kodak color negative films are now available to photographers in the US.

If you’ve been stocking up on some films from ebay and sellers abroad, it’s most likely because there’s a bunch of films that are hard to come by in the US. Well, we come bringing some good news. Two of these films from Kodak, Pro Image 100 and Color Plus 200, are now within your reach, as the Film Photography Project (FPP) now carries them in their online store!

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Why Mastering at Least One Emulsion Is a Worthwhile Exercise in Film Photography

Given all the options we have with film photography today, why would it matter to master just one emulsion?

It took me a little over seven years of shooting film to come across an unusual idea about the medium: mastering just one emulsion. I say it’s unusual because part of film photographers’ mission these days is to try as many films as possible (especially the rare ones), before they all get killed off (yes, I’m looking at you, Fujifilm). Also, a big chunk of its appeal these days is the experimental nature, and it’s easy to see why. Ask anyone who shoots film about all the crazy stuff they’ve done (or plan to do) with their rolls and you’ll hear about stuff like multiple exposures, redscaling, cross-processing, film souping, and caffenol developing. For anyone who feels this much excitement over film photography, sticking to one emulsion even for a short while sounds a little boring.

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Motion Picture Films are Driving Kodak’s Consumer and Film Division

Kodak’s First Quarter 2018 Financial Report revealed that while the film division isn’t among the strong performers, motion picture films saw increased revenues.

According to Kodak’s First Quarter 2018 Financial Report, the company had a net loss of $25 million over $357 million in revenue for the quarter that ended on March 31, 2018. Continued growth was seen for the KODAK SONORA Process-Free Plates, KODAK FLEXCEL NX Packaging, and KODAK PROSPER Inkjet imaging solutions. However, the Consumer and Film Division didn’t do so well with revenue of $48 million – a $1 million decline compared to the same quarter last year.

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