Kodak Ektar (35mm, 100 iso)

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One of the most promising little bits of news over the past year that proves analogue photography is alive and well is the announcement by Kodak of a brand new 35mm color film coming out this year.

One of the most promising little bits of news over the past year that proves analogue photography is alive and well (besides the excitement and passion we see here every day) is the announcement by Kodak of a brand new 35mm color film coming out this year.

Kodak boasts that their new Professional Ektar 100 35mm film is the finest grain color negative film in the world.

“Featuring ISO 100 speed, high saturation and ultra-vivid color, EKTAR 100 offers the finest, smoothest grain of any color negative film available today.

Ideal for scanning, and offers extraordinary enlargement capability from a 35mm negative. A perfect choice for commercial photographers and advanced amateurs."

Kodak had a booth at Photokina this year, and recurving and I managed to get a couple of sample rolls of this new film to test out.

The results are in, and I am happy to report that Kodak has outdone themselves with this new film. The colors are truly spectacular for a color negative film. Every red pops, the skin tones are true, and the photos capture the weather of the day like a memory.

This is truly a momentous occasion in analogue photography, and we can’t wait to get our hands on some more of this film!

Check out the galleries below!

by OuroborosX
by recurving

written by ouroborosx on 2008-10-29 in #reviews

10 Comments

  1. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    cant wait for this film to come out

  2. poitr
    poitr ·

    I NEED THIS FILM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. poitr
    poitr ·

    oh ya.....i was just reading that that's the film that will be replacing the KODAK PROFESSIONAL ULTRA COLOR Film / 100UC. (funny thing is, i just got my first roll of the 100uc back today and was blown away!!!!!, so if the Ektar is the replacement, well i really really NEED this film)

  4. butter
    butter ·

    Spectacular colors in these example shots and in a couple other reviews I've seen. Cannot wait to get my hands on some of this!

  5. graefin
    graefin ·

    My free Ektar sample is in my Diana right now waiting to be filled with pictures :D

  6. superlighter
    superlighter ·

    COLORS!!!!!!!!

  7. makeyuu
    makeyuu ·

    the best thing is: they are still developing their analogue products!

  8. yoscolmi
    yoscolmi ·

    yeah! i got some rolls from photokina too and two of them are in the lab right now...the galleries make me even more curious about the results!
    cant wait!

  9. xbalboax
    xbalboax ·

    i love Liad's shadow on the last pic #19. classic!

  10. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    i am scanning my first ektar right now
    PLEASE lsi order this so we all can buy it
    love the results
    great galleries!

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