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Kodak Portra160vc (35mm, 160 iso) user-review

I don't use Kodak Portra 160 VC that much because it's difficult to find one from where I live but I had once the chance to find some rolls and test it with my Horizon. And the results were really good, I was surprised by the fine grain and the great colours of this film.

I don’t use Kodak Portra 160 VC that much because it’s difficult to find one from where I live but I had once the chance to find some rolls and test it with my Horizon. And the results were really good, I was surprised by the fine grain and the great colours of this film.

This film gives your photos a very smooth and soft texture and in the same time makes it’s possible to have great colours (note the VC – “Vivid Colours” ). The sensitivity of 160 ASA has a perfect speed for the sunny daylight, but even when the day comes to an end, the 160 VC is still okay to capture the magic light of the disappearing sun. By the way, the 160VC has a very fine grain and would still have the “vivid colours” even when double exposed!

I really recommend this film (and especially for the Horizon Kompakt, as you have no film settings to choose and with its 160 ASA speed perfectly fits this kind of camera) also, it’s the best film to capture the moments of intermediate daylight. When the 100 ASA isn’t enough any more and it’s still not the time to put a 200 ASA in your camera, this film is your absolute weapon of choice.

written by vicuna

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