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Kodak bw CN (35mm, 400 iso) user-review

You want to get that classic look for your photos but you don`t have a lab in your home to do that? It is really not a problem with Kodak B&W 400CN having that AWESOME retro look is possible! How? just leave it to your good old Lomographic stance- shoot your shots and develop this film on any photolab in your nearest drug store or supermarket, it just takes 60 minutes or less.

You want to get that classic look for your photos but you don`t have a lab in your home to do that? It is really not a problem with Kodak B&W 400CN having that AWESOME retro look is possible! How? just leave it to your good old Lomographic stance- shoot your shots and develop this film on any photolab in your nearest drug store or supermarket, it just takes 60 minutes or less.

Although this negative film is made for professionals photographers who want to do some retro shots, this film doesn’t know how to discriminate- it is for everybody. This film costs a little bit more then others but to tell the truth, it is worth it! I recommend using this film with Zenit E camera and you will get fantastic photos with the nostalgic 70’s or 80’s feel in to it. Fantastic contrast makes the photos alive. At times it has some green shading (but maybe it’s the chemicals of the photolab to blame for this fault where I had my roll processed.)

written by mantozauras

5 comments

  1. gvelasco

    gvelasco

    I agree with mantozauras. I'm sure there are many B&W purists who will poo-poo this film, but I've had great results with it and it's nice that I don't have to do anything special to process it.

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  2. javensbukan

    Me too! I love this film, its great for getting cheap b&w prints, I also Loooove the grain, it makes it look so... vintage.
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  3. totalgenervt

    totalgenervt

    this one is good for inside shots and no sunlight - difficult to use it with sunlight ... the results with my horizon perfect were no good with bright sunlight

    http://beta.lomograp(…)bums/vienna

    and it needed a scan with very high resolution - maybee because of the not transparent kodak-film

    but worth a try for special things ;-)

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  4. strangerous

    strangerous

    thanks for the info! i bought a few rolls of this to use while i'm away from the photo lab for the winter (yes, i'm one of those snooty b&w purists). i can't wait to try it out- it looks like you've got some good results.
    and thanks also, totalgenervt , i will remember to scan at highest resol and not do too many "sunny 16" shots on this roll. :)

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  5. redfactor

    I love the lighting in the photos. It seems the film responds well to tungsten lighting.

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