Nicely, that is kinda cool. It seems that Fujifilm isn’t doing all the things they will to overlook movie exists, in spite of everything. It was mentioned last July that Fuji is likely to be planning to deliver again some black & white movie, and now they’ve simply gone and made it official.
They’re beginning with Neopan ACROS 100II. Technically, this isn’t a reintroduction. It’s a brand new system, which Fuji says will get across the concern of uncooked materials availability within the outdated ACROS 100 system.
“Achieve ultra-high image quality with world-class graininess and three-dimensional tone reproduction Black and white film NEO PAN 100 ACROS (Across) II” the press launch title reads. Though there’s a slight translation concern. It has been identified to Emulsive in feedback that by “graininess”, Fuji actually imply “granularity”.
Fuji terminated black & white movie gross sales final autumn because of a lower in demand, they are saying, and as a result of problem in acquiring the uncooked supplies important for its manufacture. Apparently, although, Fuji has seen that demand has gone up they usually’ve out of the blue discovered “substitutes” for these uncooked supplies to create the brand new movie.
The newly developed ACROS 2, Fuji says, achieves the world’s highest degree of granularity on black & white movie with ISO 100 sensitivity because of Fuji’s proprietary “Super Fine-Σ particle technology” – a know-how they are saying contributes to each the advantageous grain construction and
The brand new movie is coming in 35mm and “Brownie size” (I’m assuming that’s alleged to be 120 medium format roll movie) in Autumn, though a worth has not but been talked about. We’ll preserve you posted once we discover out extra.