Agfa Portrait (120, 160 iso) User-Review

5

The Agfa Portrait and Holga, together they are my ideal analogue companions!

When I purchased my Holga, I bought it in a bundle with 20 rolls of Agfa Portrait 160. I wasn’t expecting too much, I just wanted to have a large stock of film so I could get straight down to shooting. However, this film exceeded all my expectations!

Agfa Portrait reliably delivers really punchy colours in all bright light situations and also gives great clarity when used with a flash.I think the secret is in its 160 iso rating. The Holga's plastic lens benefits from the extra little bit of sensitivity over a 100 rated film film, but the negatives are still super smooth and grain free.

Agfa Portrait has turned out to be the ideal companion negative film for my Holga. I would advise people to get hold of some while it’s still available – surely you won’t be disappointed!

written by d_i_hunter on 2009-07-18 #gear #negative #120 #agfa #review #portrait #color #colour

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5 Comments

  1. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    Wow, there are some great shots in here! I also like this film a lot and still have several rolls in my fridge....

  2. day3hugger
    day3hugger ·

    nice gallery!

  3. sugiyamasatomi
    sugiyamasatomi ·

    I, too, love this film. this film looks great specially when shooting againt the sky. great gallery!

  4. stouf
    stouf ·

    I'm usually avoiding negative film... But you're making me change my mind ! Superb gallery !

  5. dogma
    dogma ·

    Cool film and great pictures!

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