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Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures)

B&H # KOP16036 MFR # 6031959-1
Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures)

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Product Highlights

  • Daylight-Balanced Color Negative Film
  • ISO 160/23° in C-41 Process
  • Very Fine Grain, VISION Film Technology
  • Medium Color Saturation, Low Contrast
  • Accurate Color and Neutral Skin Tones
  • High Sharpness and Fine Edge Detail
  • T-GRAIN Emulsion, Ideal for Scanning
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Kodak's Professional Portra 160 is a daylight-balanced color negative film offering a smooth and natural color palette that is balanced with medium saturation and low contrast for accurate skin tones and consistent results. Utilizing the cinematic VISION Film technology, this film also exhibits a very fine grain structure with high sharpness and fine edge detail. A micro-structure optimized T-GRAIN emulsion makes it especially well-suited for scanning applications, and advanced development accelerators offer extended versatility when enlarging. This film has a nominal sensitivity of ISO 160/23° and is particularly well-suited to portrait, wedding, and commercial photography, as well as other general applications.

This item is one 36-exposure roll of 35mm film.

UPC: 086806031950
Film Type Daylight-balanced color negative film
Film Format 35 mm (36 exposures)
Sensitivity ISO 160/23°
Process C-41
Base 130 µm / 5.1 mil-thick acetate
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.06 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 2.0 x 1.4 x 1.4"

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KodakProfessional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures)
 
4.8

(based on 91 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (77)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good tonal range (36)
  • Consistent (34)
  • Accurate (30)
  • Reliable (27)
  • Reproduces well (27)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Travel (34)
  • Portraits (33)
  • Artwork (19)
  • Photojournalism (19)
  • Home (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Semi-pro photographer (18), Professional (14), Enthusiast (12), Semi-professional (10), Photo enthusiast (8)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (79)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

A superlative product!

Although I haven't yet had a chance to get this particular roll of Portra 160 Color film developed, I know from past experience that it is a superlative product.

This is why...Read complete review

Although I haven't yet had a chance to get this particular roll of Portra 160 Color film developed, I know from past experience that it is a superlative product.

This is why I purchased it from B&H. And if I quite intentionally purchased it from B&H, it's because I have every faith that B&H doesn't sell shoddy or outdated products of ANY kind!

Russell

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Clean, snappy portraits- muted color

Clearly designed for weddings- film slants heavily towards vibrant whites in the highlights (for the wedding dress) and generally has a clean, inoffensive feel to it.

I do not...Read complete review

Clearly designed for weddings- film slants heavily towards vibrant whites in the highlights (for the wedding dress) and generally has a clean, inoffensive feel to it.

I do not reccomend it for anything but formal portraiture, colors are washed out and lack any punch. I prefer the much cheaper Kodak Gold for people photos; skin tones are much warmer and more personal.

Reviewed by 91 customers

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5.0

Favorite Color

By JKphoto

from San DIego, CA

About Me Photography Student

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate
  • Consistent
  • Good Tonal Range
  • Reproduces Well
  • Scans Well
  • Widely Compatible

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Photojournalism
    • Travel

    Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

    I love Kodak Portra 160. Its the best outdoor color film I have used.

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    • No

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    5.0

    Outstanding Color Negative Film

    By Paul

    from Connecticut

    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Tonal Range
    • Reproduces Well
    • Scans Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

        Portra 160 is perhaps the best color negative film. Yes it is a little slow, but it yields such wonderful color reproduction, great tone and contrast and it handles bright light extremely well. It's an expressive film for portraiture.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Portra 160

        By PK

        from Los Angeles, CA

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate
        • Consistent
        • Reproduces Well
        • Scans Well

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Action Shots
          • Artwork
          • Photojournalism
          • Sports Photography
          • Travel

          Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

          Irony is alive and well! In the age of DSLR ascendancy, Kodak's film products are the best they have ever been. Portra's skin tones are unrivalled and the 160 ISO version has a pleasing fine grain along with those trademark Kodak blues and yellows. Shoot at 100 ISO and then pull a quarter stop in processing to keep density and protect the highlights. Five stars all the way! - PK

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          • No

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          (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          ON FLEEEK

          By Dusty

          from hyattsville, md

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                YALL SHOULD COP THIS JOINT! ALL Y PICTURES WERE FIRE!!! #LIT

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                • No

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                5.0

                Portra 160 is so good!

                By Danielle

                from Oklahoma

                About Me Pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate
                • Consistent
                • Good Tonal Range
                • Reproduces Well
                • Scans Well
                • Widely Compatible

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                    Portra 160 is my go-to when I want my film to have a moody feel to it. Great Product!

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                    5.0

                    Best film

                    By ️BEKINDFORREAL

                    from Brooklyn

                    Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                    I use it for both portraits and landscapes, bought 50 rolls for a project I just finished in Kenya, I'm excited to see the films. I've used this in the past for an exhibit in Chelsea and one at NYU, the response was amazing. Thank you!!

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                    5.0

                    Great film for outdoor portraits

                    By Taylor

                    from Ohio

                    About Me Photography Student

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Accurate
                    • Consistent
                    • Good Tonal Range
                    • Reproduces Well
                    • Scans Well
                    • Widely Compatible

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Artwork
                      • Portraiture
                      • Travel

                      Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                      I use this film when I know I'll be shoot outdoor portraits or street photography in bright open areas. I typically shoot the Portra 400, but this obviously has its own uses. The grain is a bit smoother than the 400. This film is absolutely fantastic for skin tones

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                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Beautiful tones!

                      By Emaurer

                      from Santa Cruz Ca

                      Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                      Loved my first 3 rolls of this portra 160. Same great rich color tones that I get from the portra 400, with less grain. Great for outdoor shooting, or any where with good lighting. Not so good for indoor/low light situations as your shutter speed will have to be pretty slow.

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                      5.0

                      Fine grain, great skin tone

                      By LightandGrain

                      from Florida

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Tonal Range
                      • Scans Well
                      • Widely Compatible

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Portraiture
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                        Great skin tones, fine grain and great latitude. A great film.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        excellent product

                        By bill

                        from kentucky

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent
                        • Good Tonal Range
                        • Reproduces Well

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                            Kodak has always made good products and as long as I shoot film I will always put out the effort to find their products.

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            worth the money

                            By Chels

                            from Boston, MA

                            About Me Photography Student

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Accurate
                            • Consistent
                            • Good Tonal Range
                            • Reproduces Well
                            • Scans Well
                            • Widely Compatible

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Action Shots
                              • Artwork
                              • Home
                              • Office
                              • Photojournalism
                              • Sports Photography
                              • Travel

                              Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                              Portra is always the best. Definitely worth the money.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Portra quality

                              By Patou

                              from Quebec,Canada

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Accurate
                              • Consistent
                              • Good Tonal Range
                              • Reproduces Well
                              • Scans Well
                              • Widely Compatible

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Action Shots
                                • Artwork
                                • Home
                                • Office
                                • Travel

                                Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                                Lovely film, beautiful skin colors.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Nice for General Use

                                By Mike the Fisher

                                from Land of Big Dreams

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Accurate
                                • Consistent
                                • Good Tonal Range
                                • Reproduces Well
                                • Scans Well
                                • Widely Compatible

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Travel

                                  Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                                  I use this for general outdoor photography. Its says its a portrait film, but I like it for everything form landscapes to action.

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                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  Best film ever

                                  By Lauren

                                  from Troy, AL

                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

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                                    Cons

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                                        Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                                        Versatile and beautiful colors. Love it!

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Amazing skin tones

                                        By Paul James

                                        from Connecticut

                                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Accurate
                                        • Consistent
                                        • Good Tonal Range
                                        • Reproduces Well
                                        • Scans Well

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Portraits

                                          Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                                          I'm generally a 400 ASA film shooter but you can't beat the skin tones of Portra 160. Also, it has a smooth, fine grain that scans really well. Portra is pretty much the only color film I use these days. It's so sharp and consistent.

                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • Yes

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                                          5.0

                                          Fast Arrival Great quality

                                          By Val

                                          from Baltimore,MD

                                          About Me Photography Student

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Artwork
                                              • Photojournalism

                                              Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                                              This film is perfect for anyone who wants a good quality portrait to be done.

                                              My delivery was on time. This is a great place to get photo stuff from !

                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              Best color film ever

                                              By Jason Yang

                                              from New York

                                              About Me Casual Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Accurate
                                              • Consistent
                                              • Good Tonal Range
                                              • Reproduces Well

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                  Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                                                  I have tried a lot color and bw films before. This is the best with very small grain and fantastic color.

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                                                  • No

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Color film

                                                  By Film Kate

                                                  from Fords, NJ

                                                  About Me Pro Photographer

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Accurate
                                                  • Consistent
                                                  • Good Tonal Range
                                                  • Reproduces Well
                                                  • Scans Well

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Artwork
                                                    • Travel

                                                    Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                                                    I continue to exhibit my images in shows & juried competitions.
                                                    I continue to shoot film as I love the look of it, even if it's scanned & printed digitally...you can still see the difference.

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                                                    • No

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                                                    5.0

                                                    Great under any light

                                                    By Heather

                                                    from maine

                                                    Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                                                    The beat all around film for outstanding portraits.

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                                                    4.0

                                                    Must have for Portraits

                                                    By GodFather

                                                    from Calhoun,Ga

                                                    Comments about Kodak Professional Portra 160 Color Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures):

                                                    Just sweet!! Will be ordering more!

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