As many of you would already know, shooting under low light conditions requires more than a steady hand (or a tripod) if you're aiming for outstanding results. You also need the proper gear, and that, of course, includes film. In this post, we are sharing five fast films to help you with your next challenging shoot.
Lomography Color Negative 800 (35 mm, 120)
A great all-rounder for round-the-clock photo shoots, this speedy Lomography film is a great choice for concerts, parties, and low-lit indoor scenes. With its rich contrast, fine analog grain structure and natural color balance Lomography Color Negative 800 is ready and raring to snap up the night.
Kodak Portra 800 (35 mm, 120)
This smooth-grained film is known for its sharpness and natural skin tones, making it an ideal pick for portraiture. This daylight balance film has great edge detail and low contrast, making it great for printing or post-production.
Cinestill 800 (35 mm)
A film designed to produce stunning results even in difficult lighting situations, evoking a cinematic effect. With its tungsten color balance, this emulsion can add a dramatic flair to almost any nighttime scene. Whatsmore it is easily pushed up to 3 stops, giving you an incredibly fast ISO of 3200 to play with.
Fujifilm Natura 1600 (35 mm)
The fastest stock color film on the market this emulsion has been prized for its beautiful colors and fine grain. However, today Natura 1600 is made and sold exclusively in Japan, making it a tricky film to find.
Ilford Delta 3200 Professional (35 mm, 120)
When nothing else is fast enough Ilford Delta 3200 is your best bet. This black and white film has a large grain structure, producing pleasing sharp snaps with an unmistakably analogue look. Perfect for street photography and any situation that is action-packed!
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