Kodak's New Portra 160

The new PORTRA 160 features a significantly finer grain structure for improved scanning and enlargement capability in today’s workflow. Choose PORTRA 160 to deliver exceptionally smooth and natural skin tone reproduction, the hallmark of the KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA Film Family.

The new PORTRA 160 features a significantly finer grain structure for improved scanning and enlargement capability in today’s workflow. Choose PORTRA 160 to deliver exceptionally smooth and natural skin tone reproduction, the hallmark of the KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA Film Family. It's the ideal choice for portrait, fashion and commercial photography — whether in the studio or on location.

Questions and Answers

Tell me what’s new about KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA 160 Film
New PORTRA 160 delivers a significant improvement in granularity, while retaining the exceptional skin tone reproduction that the PORTRA films are renowned for.

Who should use this film?

New PORTRA 160 is the ideal choice for portrait, fashion and commercial photographers, both in the studio and on location.

What technologies were used to achieve the finer grain?

The new PORTRA 160 film incorporates KODAK’s Advanced Cubic Emulsions, as well as KODAK VISION Film Technology and Antenna Dye Sensitization in the magenta emulsions to achieve its appreciably finer grain.

What will happen to the existing KODAK PROFESSIONAL 160NC and 160VC Films?

New PORTRA 160 Film will replace the existing KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA 160NC and 160VC offerings on a stock turnover basis.

Why discontinue the 160NC and 160VC films?

With the addition of the new KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA 160 Film, photographers looking for ultimate quality now have an unmatched portfolio from which to select, including the recently introduced KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA 400 Film and the award winning KODAK PROFESSIONAL EKTAR 100 and KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA 800 Films. Together, this family of Kodak Color Negative Films offers an extraordinary palette of color, speed, latitude and unparalleled fine grain for superior performance in every shooting situation.

What formats will be available and when?

PORTRA 160 Film will be available in the following sizes beginning in March of 2011:
135-36 propack (5 rolls) Catalog# 6031959
120 propack (5 rolls) Catalog# 1808674
220 propack (5 rolls) Catalog# 8273773
10 Sheet 4 x 5 inch Catalog# 1710516
10 Sheet 8 x 10 inch Catalog# 8493751

Do I need to do to anything different to scan or print the new PORTRA 160 Film?

No. PORTRA 160 was designed to be printing and scanning compatible with the existing family of PORTRA and EKTAR Films.

How does PORTRA 160 Film compare to the existing family of KODAK PROFESSIONAL color negative films?
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