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PHOTOGRAPHIC FILM
Photographic film is a strip or sheet of transparent plastic film or glass base coated on one side with a gelatin emulsion containing microscopically small light-sensitive silver halide crystals.

Types of Photo Film:

  • Black and white print film (negative)
  • Color print film (negative)
  • Black and white reversal film (positive) – for slides and transparencies
  • Color reversal film (positive) – for slides and transparencies




photo film canera


COMMON FILM FORMATS:

135 (35 MM)

Developed by
: Kodak
Launched in:  1934
Description: cassette for 35 mm photographic film. This is the most commonly used photo film format.


35 mm photo film


Advantix (APS)
Developed by
: FujiFilm
Launched in:  1996
a.ka.: Advanced Photo System
Description: cassette for 24 mm photographic film with 3 different frame formats: aspect ratio 16:9, 3:2 and 3:1

Advantix photo film


110 Cartridge
Developed by
: Kodak
Launched in:  1972
Description: cassette for 16 mm photographic film for pocket cameras.

110 film cartridge


126 Cartridge
Developed by: Kodak
Launched in:  1963
Description: cassette for photographic film with a square frame measuring 26 mm x 26mm

126 photographic film


127 Film
Developed by
: Kodak
Launched in:  1912
Description: 46 mm wide photographic film with frames measuring 4 cm x 4 cm, 6 cm x 4 cm and 4 cm x 3 cm


127 photo negative


120 Film
Developed by: Kodak
Launched in:  1901
Description: 60 mm medium format photographic film with the following frame sizes (in cm.):
  • 6 x 4.5
  • 6 x 6
  • 6 x 7
  • 6 x 8
  • 6 x 9
  • 6 x 12
  • 6 x 17
  • 6 x 24
Variations: 220, 105, 117, 120, 620


120 photo film roll


Sheet Film
Description:
Large and medium format photographic film supplied on individual sheets up to 20 x 25 inches.

photographic film sheet


Disc Film
Developed by: Kodak
Launched in:  1982
Description: cassette containing a disc with photographic film with 15 frames measuring 11 mm x 8mm




photo film disc

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