Acros the Barrier - Colours in Black and White: Fuji Acros (35mm, 100 iso) User-Review


Great contrast and nice black and white tones, Fuji Acros makes the transition a seamless one. Follow me ‘Acros’ the bridge to a whole new world of black and white photography!

I have never shot black and white on any of my 35mm cameras, and it was pretty daunting seeing so many great shots online. I was so used to the over saturated colours and tones of cross processing (over 80% of my rolls are xpro!). Hesitant to throw the colours away and see in the world in mono, this roll of Acros sat in my stash for some time. Each time I loaded up, the box would stare back expectantly, hoping that this will be its moment.

And eventually, with the delivery of my Kiev 4, its moment came. I snapped away, having some doubts about how it would turn out. Even after I finished the roll, it sat in its canister for some time before I got about to getting it processed.

I held up the contact sheet as I picked it up from the shop. It was great! The contrast was really good even though I did not have a filter on like the others. And as i looked at the full pictures, the rich tones became even more obvious. The deep, deep black were like the bass riffs in a Muse song, crunchy. I loved it! There was nothing grey scale about this film, and pure black and white is what it gives. Looks like its D76 from now on!

written by nicholasdavidchoy on 2010-06-10 #gear #abandoned #vespa #review #lc-a #black #love #singapore #bnw #iso-100 #acros #lomo #city #fuji


  1. violet_rayy
    violet_rayy ·

    Lovely gallery. I need to give this film a whirl!

  2. oldskool_rider
    oldskool_rider ·

    Beautiful gallery of shots!!!
    Can't believe I've never tried this film
    the tones are perfect

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