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Kodak Color Plus ( 35mm, 200 iso) User-Review

When I visited my folks over Christmas, I realized that I hadn't got enough spare film with me, and dug through a lot of my parents' drawers and cupboards - and found this little 35mm color-negative film.

Now, I don’t know much about it. Neither of my parents know where it came from, but I do know two things:
1) My parents have been using digital for a while, and APS exclusively for years before that.
2) My parents only ever used cheap film in their 35mm/APS days.

So, chances are, this is a cheap, low-quality film they picked up somewhere years ago and never used. But, this in mind, it’s given some nice results in a Diana Mini. It seems to be quite bright and pale, and it’s pretty grainy – but there’s also a certain charm to it.

It’s not a perfect film, by any stretch of the imagination. But for cheap shots of parties and get-togethers, it seems to do the job.

written by coldkennels

5 comments

  1. quaisoir

    quaisoir

    well it is expired film after all but I've used fresh version of this film and it's really great. Cheap and works! one of my all time fav negative film.

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  2. wuxiong

    wuxiong

    Beautiful album and useful review.. Thanks for sharing. Yes, i agree with you it's cheap yet nice film. If you shoot in bright sun, the result can be stunning. In low light it tends to be a little pale color. If you use holga color filters, the pictures can be interesting. By the way, I got about 30 rolls in stock waiting to be expired soon. hahaha..::))

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  3. stouf

    stouf

    Lovely cat, and N°9, WOW !

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  4. coldkennels

    coldkennels

    @stouf: that's the Natural History Museum in London. It's an amazing building. I wish I'd thought to take more in there - I was like a big kid entranced by all the dinosaurs!

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  5. emcdee

    emcdee

    Funny enough i found this exact film in a cupboard in my parents house aswell!!

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