Black-and-white films on the market

The mass deaths that occurred in relation to 2010 was here less than successful and positive film colour negative: there have been excellent outputs (Efke, for example, which has brought the Adox CHS line, some remodelling by Fujifilm and Kodak) but also new entries or offer expansions (Rollei). The black-and-white film branch that appears among the most flourishing of traditional photography, with the solid presence of Ilford to act as an element of continuity with the past.

As in the second half of 2015 main movements are the discontinued Kodak BW400CN and the good news of the introduction of Foma retropan 320.

The list below is, of course, be constantly updated; most of the datasheets of films listed below can be downloaded from the Downloads section of Italian Film Photography, while the few absent please refer directly to the site of the manufacturer/distributor.

Brand Model/Line ISO Sensitivity Available formats
ADOX    20 CMS 12-20 135/36, 120, 4 x 5 “
Silvermax 100 135/36
PAN 400 400 135/36, 120, 4 x 5 “, 5”, 8 x 10 “
CHS II 100 135/36, 120
FOMA      Fomapan Classic  100 135/135/36, 30, 120, 4 x 5 “, 8 x 10”, 9 x 12, 13 x 18
 Fomapan Pro 100 135/36, 120
Fomapan Creative 200 135/135/36, 30, 120, 4 x 5 “, 5”, 8 x 10 “, 9 x 12
Fomapan Action 400 135/135/36, 30, 120, 4 x 5 “, 5”, 8 x 10 “, 9 x 12 
Retropan 320 320 135/36, 135/30m, 4×5″
 Fujifilm  Neopan Acros 100
100
135/36, 120
Neopan 400
400
135/36, 120
Ilford
       
PAN F +
50
135/36, 135/120 m
FP4 +
125
135/24, 135/36, 135/m, 135/120 m, 6 x 9, 9 x 12, 4 x 5 “, 5”, 8 x 10 “, other
Hp5 +
400
135/24, 135/36, 135/m, 135/30 m, 120, 4 x 5 “, 5”, 8 x 10 “, other 
Delta 100
100
135/24, 135/36, 135/30 m, 120, 9 x 12, 4 x 5 “, 8 x 10”
Delta 400
400
135/24, 135/36, 135/120 m 
Delta 3200
3200
135/36, 120
Xp2 (C41)
400
135/24, 135/36, 135/120 m
SFX 200
200
135/36, 120
 Kentmere  K100
100
135/36, 135/30 m
K400
400
 135/36, 135/30 m
Kodak T-MAX 100 100 135/36, 120, 4 x 5 “, 8 x 10”
T-MAX 400 400 135/36, 120, 4 x 5 “, 8 x 10” 
TRI-X 320 320 4 x 5 ”
TRI-X 400
400  135/36, 135/120 m
 Lomography Orca 100
110/24
Rollei
        
ATP 1.1 32
135/36, 120
 ATO 2.1 25
135/36, 120, 4 x 5 “, 8 x 10”, 16 “, 16 x 20”
Infrared  400 135/36, 135/30, 120, 4 x 5 “, 70mmNP
 Retro 80s  80 135/36, 135/30 m, (127), 120
 Tonal 100 back  100 135/36
RPX25 25 135/36, 135/30m, 120, 4×5″
 RPX100 100
135/36, 135/30m 120, 4×5″
 RPX400  400 135/36, 135/30 m, 120, 4×5″
 100 back  100 135/36, 135/30m, 120
 Retro 400s  400 135/36, 135/30m, 120
ORTHO 25 25  120
Superpan 200 200 135/36, 135/30 m, 120

Rollei film above, ORTHO 25, 100 Back and Tonal and Retro 400s seem destined to disappear in the near future, although the giacienza stock is still quite substantial.

Doesn’t carry over some films available, because of poor distribution and availability in Italy, such as Lucky brands, Shanghai or Arista (which are, in any case, film Foma branded). Lomography film shows only those that appear to be actually a production not present under other brands in Italy.

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