Movie shooters rejoice, Kodak has some excellent news for you. Kodak Moments (the division of Kodak Alaris) has resurrected Kodak Skilled Gold 200 in 120mm. When you’re trying into upgrading to medium format, this might be a terrific place to start out. But additionally, it’s nice in the event you’re trying to reduce on the movie value as it will likely be a extra inexpensive choice than different 120mm coloration movie rolls from Kodak.
Kodak Skilled Gold is, oh the irony, not thought-about knowledgeable movie. Kodak describes it as an “inexpensive, entry-level coloration movie,” however after all, that doesn’t imply professional photographers can’t use it. It options heat saturated coloration, fantastic grain, and excessive sharpness, and you need to use it for daylight and flash images.
Talking of affordability, it’s one of many causes for this movie’s recognition (however not the one one). As DPReview notes, Kodak Gold 200 in 120 format is anticipated to be about 25% cheaper than Kodak Portra 160. It will likely be that can be purchased at movie retailers in 5-roll “Professional Packs.”
Wesley Verhoeve and Tony Wodarck examined it out, so check out a few of the wonderful images they took with this 120mm movie. And in the event you plan to purchase just a few rolls your self, check out the technical sheet proper right here.
The 35mm model of Kodak Gold 200 has been round for a very long time and it’s been highly regarded. No marvel, contemplating that it offers you a terrific price-quality ratio. Nonetheless, it’s possible you’ll not know that that is the second shot for the 120mm model. It was discontinued again in 1997, and now it’s discovered a brand new life. Hopefully, it’s right here to remain.