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Kodak Portra Film 120 Colour ISO 160

Our Price: £9.50 GBP



One of the best colour films ever seen - with very fine grain, high saturation and low contrast the Portra 160 film will make children look angelic, your friends look beautiful, and often captures the mood of a situation more truthfully than you realised would be possible - especially in medium format. A pack of 5 ensures great value and 60 picture-perfect photographs.



Format: 120
Colour: Colour
Type: Negative
ISO: 160
Exposures: 12
Pack size: 5 or 1


To understand more about the details above you can check out our film guide or if you want some inspiration then head over to our page on choosing your next film. And if you want the full details about the film, including technical information, read about Kodak Portra over on EMULSIVE.


Kodak - properly known as Kodak Eastman - was founded in America in 1888 and dominated the "Western" world of photography for the next 100 years, constantly in fierce rivalry with the Japanese Fuji. Similarly to Fuji the advent of digital photography at the turn of the century caused significant financial problems. A late attempt to win in the compact market was hit by the rise of mobile photography and bankruptcy followed in 2012. Fortunately the photography business has survived under the Kodak Alaris name - based in Hertfordshire, England - and they have delighted the analogue industry by pledging continued support for film production and the promise of bringing back old favourite emulsions.

For more information about the brand check out our bio of Kodak

This product is sometimes mis-spelled Porta.

Sample shots (c) Oğuzhan Abdik and BobvdK


Where we ship

When you buy your camera film from us we can ship it across the UK, Europe, USA, New Zealand, Australia and Canada (more countries planned soon!) So buy your Kodak Portra Film 120 Colour ISO 160 5-pack today and dive back into the fun of 120 film photography!

Customer Reviews

Based on 23 reviews
Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Portraits, Studio work
Kodak Portra 160; beautiful colours and fine grain negatives

I've used Kodak Portra 400 previously so this was my first try with 160. I used it for two documentary portrait shoots in my Mamiya C330, which I use for all my project work. I found to be a fine grain film with a beautiful pastel effect to the negs, good skin tones and great for working on location on a bright day. I was really pleased with the outcome.

Perfect for: Portraits, Landscapes, Travel
Wonderful colour rendition

This is my first time out with Portra and I'm really happy with the results. I shot a couple of rolls in the Faroes in winter, and wondered if this was a mistake. AG processed the film for me and I was delighted with the results. Colours are dreamy and have a pastel vibe, giving a distinctive feel to the images. Portra is definitely a film I want to explore more.

Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Portraits, Studio work
Also great for studio work

I had previously did a shoot on location with Portrait 160 and was very pleased with the results so I really wanted to try in the studio with various types of lighting and modifiers. Again I was very pleased with the results lovely skin tones and quite forgiving with exposure. It is well suited for outdoors or indoors portrait work.

Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Landscapes, Architecture, Travel
Great latitude and colour

Portra 160 is a beautiful low grain, slow film. If you’re outside in the morning/evening, you will probably want a tripod; but the great colour, almost limitless overexposure latitude and clean images will definitely be worth it!

I’ll be buying some more rolls soon!

Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Beginners, Portraits, Landscapes, Architecture, Creative/Abstract, Travel, Studio work
Can anything surpass 35mm Portra 160?

...I asked myself, and the answer revealed itself in a flash of divine inspiration (or rather, in various forum threads and Facebook groups). "Try medium-format." So I did, and now I am here to say that the forum threads and Facebook groups were right - there's nothing quite like the subtle but luminous, smooth but eye-catching palette of Portra 160, and if anything, it shines even more in medium-format. I think the sample images, all from a single roll shot on a Mamiya 645 which I am only just learning to use, speak for themselves.