Kodak vs Fujifilm – Comparison between the Tones and Characters

Kodak vs Fujifilm

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Comparison between the Tones and Characters (With 12 Film types samples)

Kodak vs Fujifilm – Comparison between the Tones and Characters

Which film should I begin with and which brand I should try? What are the differences between Kodak and Fujifilm? These are the questions in many of the film beginner’s minds. Film community has been growing in the past years and it is great to see everyone going out to shoot some analog and most of them have a Nikon or Canon around their neck. If you haven’t started or you have been shooting with either one of these films, you might want to know what the other colour negative film options in the market are and get a sense of how they look.

Kodak

Film Types

  • Kodak Ektar 100
  • Kodak Proimage 100
  • Kodak ColorPlus 200
  • Kodak Gold 200
  • Kodak Gold 400
  • Kodak Super Gold 400 (discontinued)
  • Kodak Ultramax 400
  • Kodak Portra 160
  • Kodak Portra 400
  • Kodak Portra 800

Character and Tone

  • Warm tone
  • More Variety
  • Better Skin Tone
  • Better Colour restoration (True to colour)
  • Usually has a better grain structure


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Kodak Ektar 100
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Kodak Ektar 100

Kodak Proimage 100

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Kodak Proimage 100
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Kodak Proimage 100
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Kodak Super Gold 400 (Japan Ver)
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Kodak Super Gold 400 (Japan Ver)
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Kodak Ultramax 400
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Kodak Ultramax 400

Kodak Portra 160

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Kodak Portra 160
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Kodak Ultramax 400
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Kodak Portra 400
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Kodak Portra 400

Fujifilm

Film Types

  • Fujicolor 100 (業務用) (discontinued)
  • Pro 160NS
  • Fujicolor C200
  • Fujicolor 400 (業務用) (discontinued)
  • Superia X-Tra 400
  • Superia Premium 400
  • Pro400H (discontinued)
  • Superia Venus 800
  • Natura 1600 (discontinued)

Character and Tone

  • Cold tone
  • More sensitive to green colour
  • More futuristic
  • Underexposure without much latitude
  • Grain structure more obvious (noise)
  • More colour shift
  • Tend to be cooler in shadows and low light situations
  • Not as great when weather is overcast or with inadequate light source

Fujicolor 100 (業務用) (discontinued)

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Fujicolor 100 (業務用) (discontinued)
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Fujicolor 100 (業務用) (discontinued)

Fujifilm Pro 160NS

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Pro 160NS
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Pro 160NS

Fujifilm X-TRA 400

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Fujifilm X-TRA 400
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Fujifilm X-TRA 400
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Fujifilm Superia Premium 400
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Fujifilm Superia Premium 400

Fujifilm Pro400H

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Fujifilm Pro400H
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Fujifilm Pro400H

Fujifilm Natura 1600 (discontinued)

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Fujifilm Natura 1600 (discontinued)
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Fujifilm Natura 1600 (discontinued)

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