Fuji Pro 400H 120: Smooth Color for your Toy Friends!

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For smooth color and honest skin tones, I love Fuji's Pro 400H 120. It's fast enough for my Diana, and the true to life colors make my friends and family look like I remember them!

Credits: russheath

If film is our palette, then Fuji Pro 400H is the color I reach for when I care about skin tones. I know that crazy color shifts, wild splashes of flashed blues and reds, and pumped up contrast are as Lomo as an LC-A. But sometimes, I like my tones to be a little more as I remember them — particularly when it comes to portraits.

Credits: russheath
Credits: russheath

Not to say this film is muted at all! Sunny blue days have a particular pop to them, and greens are vivid and bright.

Credits: russheath
Credits: russheath

The grain is fine, as the “Pro” label indicates. So you get the benefit of fast film without paying much price in terms of quality.

Credits: russheath
Credits: russheath

I scan my own negatives, and this is easy to handle film with only a modest amount of curl. It’s easily available at most stores and fairly priced for a fast professional 120 film.

Credits: russheath
Credits: russheath

In summary, Fuji Pro 400H 120 is a versatile film with strong but true colors and a fine grain that holds up to any situation.

Credits: russheath
Credits: russheath

The Fuji Pro 400H 120 is one of the finest 120 colour films out there. You get the extra speed of 400 ISO while maintaining excellent fine-grain and banging colours of a slower film. See the whole range of colour negatives in our Shop.

written by russheath on 2011-08-17 in #reviews #medium-format #toy-camera #fuji-pro-400h #fuji-pro #requested #square #120mm #lomography #diana-f #color-negative #400h #color #iso-400 #square-format

2 Comments

  1. frau_inga
    frau_inga ·

    Thanks for the review. I've been meaning to try this for quite some time. It will be in my next order of film....

  2. liliac
    liliac ·

    useful review just before loading one into my diana!

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