Ilford Photo is set to release the ILFORD Ilfocolor Rapid Retro Edition Single Use Camera. This retro chic disposable camera comes pre-loaded with 27 exposures of ISO 400 color film and houses a built-in auto-recharging flash (with a recycling time of 15 seconds) and a fixed-focus wide-angle lens..
Does Ilford have Colour film?
The supply and processing of colour films
Ilford’s connection with colour film dates from 1928 when it began the manufacture of a subtractive (i.e. modern) type of negative-positive colour film, called Colorsnaps film, for a small concern, Colour Snaps (1928) Ltd., which itself undertook the processing and printing.
Does Ilford still make film?
Today, Ilford manufactures black and white films, paper, and chemicals for analog photography.
Does Kodak film work in Ilford?
I also don’t recommend using professional color negative stocks like Kodak Portra, Kodak TMax, or Ilford Delta films. While those films will create perfectly exposed images in this camera, you won’t be able to take advantage of the sharpness, color, and exposure flexibility that professionals pay extra for.
What kind of film does Ilford Sprite use?
It was an attractive camera for people who wanted to capture a few snaps without fussing about the right settings. The Ilford Sprite 35-II continues that heritage and will meet the needs of people experimenting with 35mm film and looking for a camera that’s ‘no frills’ simple.
How do you use Ilford film?
Can you use Kodak film in any camera?
As a general rule, any 35mm camera can use any 35mm film, whether it’s color or black and white. Medium Format cameras require 120 film, and pocket 110 cameras will need to use 110 cartridge films. Some cameras may require a certain ISO speed to create a proper exposure.
How do you put film in an Ilford camera?
Press the latch (A) in the direction of the arrow and open the camera back door (B). Lift the camera rewind crank (C) and place a new roll of film into the chamber. Push the rewind crank (C) back into place. Pull out the film canister and hook the 2nd hole onto the film take-up spool (D).
When would you use ISO 200 film? ISO 100 or 200 film speeds are best for bright lighting conditions and outdoor photography. As this is a slower film, more light will be required for exposures. If there is not enough light available, slow film may result in dark or blurry photographs.
Can you use Kodak film in an Ilford camera?
I also don’t recommend using professional color-negative film stocks like Kodak Portra, Kodak TMax, or Ilford Delta films. While those films will create perfectly exposed images in this camera, you won’t be able to take advantage of the sharpness, color, and exposure flexibility that professionals pay extra for.
How long does Ilford film last?
Full, unopened bottles of ILFORD RAPID FIXER concentrate stored in cool conditions, 5–20ºC (41–68ºF), will keep for two years. Once opened use completely within six months and keep all bottles tightly sealed until used.
Does it matter what brand of film you put in your camera?
In most cases, you can put any film into your camera — whether it’s black and white or color — and you’ll get great results so long as the camera is working and the film hasn’t expired. More on that below. First, let’s get into the cameras that are limited to specific films.
Is Ilford or Kodak better?
In summary, if you are looking for gritty and a grainy look that’s affordable then we would recommend Ilford HP5+ 400 film. Otherwise, if price isn’t an issue, then Kodak Tri-X 400 outperforms in low light. Ilford now has a line of Single Use Cameras.
Can you reuse Ilford fixer?
Remember you can reuse your diluted fixer several times. So, 500ml will go a long way! We recommend a Chemical Storage Bottle 1L to keep your diluted fixer in. Ilford Rapid Fixer is also available in 1L and 5L bottles.
How many times can you use Ilford developer? If you use this as a stock solution there is no need to mix up developer each time. Simply prepare the stock, and reuse the developer until exhausted. Ilford recommends reusing it for up to 10 films. If you decide to use it one-shot, simply discard after use.
How do I store Ilford film? Paper and film may either be refrigerated or frozen but should first be sealed in plastic bags for protection. Products should be allowed to return to room temperature before opening otherwise condensation will cause damage. Avoid repeated thawing and freezing of films.
What is the sharpest Ilford film?
Ilford Pan F Plus
It boasts exceptionally fine grain, outstanding resolution and sharpness, and is best suited for bright conditions and sunny days.
Which Ilford film for portraits?
Ilford Pan F Plus 50.
What is the best Ilford film developer?
This developer gives a best overall performance for all our film products. It enables fine grain, good speed (no loss) and has a smooth transition with tonal range from shadow detail through to bright highlight detail.
Where can I send my black and white film to be developed?
We can upload your b&w film scans to Dropbox if you prefer. Send your black and white film to us for processing. Download an order form here and send it in along with your film. We’ll process your film and send it back fast.
Why is Ilford called Ilford?
The name is first recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Ilefort and means “ford over the Hyle”. “Hyle” is an old name for the River Roding that means “trickling stream”. Great and Little Ilford share the place name origin, but the Domesday reference is to the Little Ilford area.
Is Kodak film still made?
Yes! 35mm is still made and is by far the most popular film format that we sell. 35mm is still made by a few of the big dogs in film such as Kodak, Ilford and Fujifilm as well as lots of lovely indie brands such as Film Washi, Dubblefilm and revolog.
Can you reuse Ilford Washaid?
For the record: the working solution is rated as reusable with a life of seven days. They recommend using it for 2 to 3 minutes on film.
Does Ilford film have numbers? Usually, the frame numbers on our roll film wrappers can be viewed in any camera viewing window, but in some older cameras that have dark red viewer windows, the numbers can be difficult to see.