Kodak Professional T-Max 400 Black and White Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures)

Kodak Professional T-Max 400 Black and White Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures)


Kodak Professional T-Max 400 Black and White Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures)

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Kodak Professional T-Max 400 Black and White Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures)

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  • Panchromatic B&W Negative Film
  • ISO 400/27° in Standard Process
  • Very Fine Grain, T-GRAIN Emulsion
  • High Sharpness and Edge Detail
  • Versatile Speed & Wide Exposure Latitude
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Film Format: 35mm, 36 Exp.

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Kodak T-Max 400 overview

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Kodak's Professional T-Max 400 is a high-speed panchromatic black and white negative film featuring a unique T-GRAIN emulsion to provide a very fine grain structure with a high degree of sharpness and edge detail. It has a nominal sensitivity of ISO 400/27° along with a wide exposure latitude for rating the film up to EI 1600 and push developing. Its versatility benefits working in difficult lighting conditions and with moving subjects, and its fine grain profile, broad tonal range, and high resolving power benefit scanning and enlarging applications. Additionally, the film is well-suited to scientific and biomedical work, especially when fluorescence in photography is required.

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

UPC: 041773573377

Kodak T-Max 400 specs

Film Format 35mm
Number of Exposures 36
Film Type Panchromatic B&W Negative
Film Speed ISO 400
Film Processing Standard black and white chemistry
Number of Rolls 1
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.05 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 2.5 x 1.5 x 1.3"

Kodak T-Max 400 reviews

Professional T-Max 400 Black and White Negative Film (35mm Roll Film, 36 Exposures) is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 210.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Go-To Black and White Film Tmax is my favorite black and white film. It is beautiful and versatile. It responds to pushing well, particularly when you ignore Kodak's recommendations and develop with a one-stop push when shooting at 800 ISO. Tmax scans well, and its fine grain makes it easy to sharpen the images while post-processing. With trix, my results are often harsh and I tend to lose a lot of detail in shadows. Tmax instead maintains a softness as well as good contrast that makes it particularly useful when working in low-light situations. Overall, a beautiful film with fantastic latitude.
Date published: 2015-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great film for pushing! I used this in a Nikon F5 with a 50 1.8 at the birth of my first child. There very little available light to work with. This is the first film I have ever pushed but I am very pleased with the results. Even when this film is pushed to 1600 (2 stops) it has less grain than some cheap 800 speed films.
Date published: 2014-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Timeless.... To be up-front, I learned the principals of manual exposure and basic creative exposure in the digital space. Only within the last year have I been moving to analogue with great enthusiasm. I don't do my own chemistry at the moment. Thus, I'm not sure what I can write that hasn't already been written by experienced practitioners. I can only offer my experiences migrating from digital to film in the hope it enables similarly situation individuals to make an educated decision. For those of you considering analogue and/or surveying the space, please read on. It's true, the grain is very fine. Produces fabulous prints on aluminum metal. I've tried to match the depth, structure by full frame digital monochrome (emulated in Nik's Silverefex). While it has it's own look - doesn't come close to analogue (emulation has a contrived look). Before you make a judgement, I strongly advise 1) use first roll as test (exposure bracketing in various lighting conditions at least +/- 1 stop), 2) Choose a reputable processing lab, 3) advise the lab NOT to make any adjustments to scans. If you do your own scanning, be prepared to spend time manually masking dust and scratches. It may seem that B&W has more dust/scratches than color negative scans. I don't think this stock is more susceptible to defects compared to Ektar or Portra. It's simply the fact B&W amplifies the fine defects more clearly. I was so enthusiastically happy with my test rolls that I bought a scanner. This enables me to achieve even more pleasing results than bulk lab scans (sharper, dynamic range latitude, grain representation). This stock scans very well at 5000ppi and if you set up a carefully considered scan work flow, you can achieve magnificent results with surprising highlight/shadow flexibility. I work with this stock as follows: batch scan linear tiff's in highest resolution @ 16 bit (in positive mode) -> invert -> minor gamma and exposure tweaking -> mask defects -> publish/print. Weather you're doing all or part of the workflow at home, once you determine the creative conditions that suit your taste, I truly believe you'll be pleased with this stock. Aside from being one of the more cost effective, quality 135 rolled stocks out there today, it enables an un-quantifiable connection to your work. Proudly supporting analogue film.
Date published: 2015-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Some We may not be in the glory days of black and white film photography, but some of the great films are still around. Back in the '60s, when we were shooting available light, it was Tri-X or nothing. Sure, there was grain, but that was part of the charm, or so we thought at the time. Gradation and tonal scale were OK, but if you really wanted smooth, you went with something slower. Fast-forward a few decades. For the last 15 years I've been teaching college photography classes, including an introductory black and white film class. Almost as soon as it became available, we settled on T-Max 400 as the film of choice for our students to use, and every time someone comes in with some other film, we just get more convinced that TMY should be it. In side-by-side comparisons, there just doesn't seem to be any better choice for 400 ISO film. Over the years, we have standardized on D-76 diluted 1:1, at 70 deg F, for 11 minutes, with one inversion of the tank every 30 seconds. The only times we have had issues with grain or contrast have been when students get distracted and wander off the time or temperature. A minute of extra development, or 3 deg higher temperature will begin to yield more grain, and similar amounts under will start to kill the contrast. The lower contrast can generally be compensated in printing; the greater grain is pretty much there to stay. But when everything is right down the middle, the consistency and quality of images done with T-Max 400, in my opinion, can't be beat. When I'm teaching students the art and science of black and white film, one thing I emphasize is controlling the variables so you can focus on getting exactly the image you want, in response to your inner vision. When we've been doing our own work for a long time, we tend to develop subliminal compensation mechanisms to get what we want--why not just go for high quality and absolute consistency, which is what I find I get with Kodak T-Max 400.
Date published: 2011-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great 400 ISO B&W film When is come to B&W films I'm mainly a Kodak guy. Beside Tri-X of which I love. I go with T-Max 400 when I want finer grain or when I want to push and still get good shadow detail.
Date published: 2014-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A very good product A very good film. Reliable. Because I don't like using flash, this film is good for me. This photo taken at night at windows.No flash.Pushed to 1600.
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from CONSISTENT Very good film very consistent and fine grain amazing quality and reliable speed.
Date published: 2011-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love this film This product was perfect for my black and white photography class. All of the pictures are very clear, including the night photos I took. Also it was much cheaper to order it here than to get it at school. Shipping was also very quick even with the cheapest delivery selection.
Date published: 2013-04-10
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