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Kodak Ultima (35mm, 100 iso) User-Review

A film that is good and cheap and exclusively for the Philippine market.

What intrigued me was the tag at the back of the pack that says: “for sale only in the Philippines”. What can I say? I must try out this film. The Kodak Ultima, 100 iso is priced at 55 pesos—that’s roughly about 1.11 USD, so it’s really cheap. But I’m not really a big fan of cheap films except for the Lucky Super film, but this one’s a Kodak, so I gave it a try.

I load it up with my Canon slr and the results turned out great. Very good contrast. The colors are reasonably accurate. The skin tone is a bit desaturated but that’s how I want it.

For its quality and price, it’s a 4.5 out of 5 rating for me!

written by boredbone

17 comments

  1. kaci_sk

    woow great gallery.
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  2. cinzinc

    cinzinc

    ooo i likeee!

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  3. zulupt

    zulupt

    Great gallery and review!

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  4. ethermoon

    ethermoon

    wow astig ng photos. meron pa kaya neto sa pilipinas? :-)
    no.1 photo is cute!

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  5. fancholland2

    fancholland2

    Nice gallery! Congrats again for the winning gozilla!

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  6. stouf

    stouf

    Super close-ups !

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  7. leela_dark

    leela_dark

    great shots!

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  8. panelomo

    panelomo

    $1 films are always a steal! :)

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  9. juanix

    juanix

    wow! very nice gallery, makes me want to try the film:-)

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  10. paramir

    paramir

    very nice gallery!

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  11. lomoteddy

    lomoteddy

    very very cool ! salamat

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  12. ceduxi0n

    ceduxi0n

    great, now i want san miguel :P any other films "for sale only in the Philippines?" My dad is coming to visit me at the end of this month. Sabihin ko pasalubong nya nalang sakin film hahah

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  13. halfawakehaiku

    halfawakehaiku

    Great Gallery.
    I read that The film was first made specifically for India but the repackaged it for the Philippine market.

    ceduxi0n - Tell your dad to look for Solid Gold Film its cheap and has great colors and only sold in Manila. There are a couple of reviews here on the site.

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  14. ceduxi0n

    ceduxi0n

    @halfawakehaiku - how cheap? i think the last time *i* bought film in the Philippines was when I still lived there.... I think early 1990's? I bought Agfa and Kodak because of the commercials :P I remember them being waaaayyy less than PhP50 back then.

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  15. boredbone

    boredbone

    @ halfawakehaiku: thanks for that additional info. i saw it once in a Glorietta camera show and now i don't know where to find that film again. i should have bought more.:(
    @ceduxi0n: a balikbayan box full of films? why not:) try lucky super 200 film also.
    home sick ka na sa smb i bet.

    thanks all.

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  16. batubalani

    It is available in True Colors Photo Supply in Hidalgo St. Quiapo, Manila. I buy 10 rolls today for any coverage I will do. Still a cheap option for Lucky Film
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  17. boredbone

    boredbone

    @ batubalani: thanks for that info. now i'm off to hidalgo:)

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