The new chromogenic black and white emulsion has just been voted 'Best Black
& White film' by the TIPA (Technical Image Press Association) panel of
leading European magazine editors.
Said Ernesto Jaconelli, KPro's UK capture manager: "The TIPA honour coincides
with this film's UK launch - and that's a remarkable achievement by our film
scientists. Customers asked for a new black & white film that could still
offer all the convenience of Portra colour negative films. Our response is
award-winning Portra 400BW.
"It's a 400 speed, multi-purpose black & white emulsion that provides all
the elegance of black & white and all the convenience of colour that
photographers and labs need. It is designed for C-41 processing, alongside
colour negative films, and can be printed on professional colour negative
papers, including Portra, Supra and Ultra 111.
"Photographers who need traditional black & white paper prints will still
opt for our award winning T400CN
added: "Portra 400BW is a superb emulsion for portraits, weddings and many
commercial applications and, thanks to Kodak's T-GRAIN technology, offers
extremely fine grain and sharpness with relatively high speed. Processing labs
can now provide a rapid turnaround with excellent black & white output in
their colour negative workflow, with no need for a dedicated
Further information: Kodak Professional online: www.kodak.com/go/professional