Kodak Tri-X 400 - 35mm Film - 36exp

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A truly legendary film, Kodak Tri-X film was first introduced in 1940 in sheet format — meaning it is over 80 years old! Key to its longevity has been its flexibility.

Photographers can take Kodak Tri-X 400 film into a variety of lighting situations and recover highlights and shadows or generate different grain feel through processing choices.

It has been the first choice for many top photographers over its lifespan. In fact, when Kodak went through bankruptcy and restructuring in 2012, Don McCullin panic-bought 150 rolls in case it didn’t survive the turmoil! Fortunately for Mr. McCullin and every other photographer, Tri-X did survive and is still available fresh in both 35mm and 120 formats.

It’s sometimes called 400 tx, Trix or Kodak 400TX

 

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Specification

Format: 35mm
Colour: B&W
Type: Negative
ISO: 400
Exposures: 36
Pack size: 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 Tri-X 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

Sample shots (c) Osamu Kaneko

 

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 Tri-X Film 35mm B&W ISO 400 today and dive back into the fun of 35mm film photography!

The Analogue WonderLab

When you’ve shot your roll of film and are looking to get it developed and scanned, then look no further than the Analogue WonderLab!

We can process your film for you, scan it at the resolution you need, and email back the files quickly and securely.

We offer FREE tracked shipping to our lab so that you can send us your negatives with total peace of mind. And our lab team are all passionate film shooters themselves, so you know that your film will get the best possible treatment!

Head to the WonderLab page here to read more details, or add the bundled developing above (if available) when you purchase your film.

Please note that our long-term aim is to offer developing for every film that we sell, but this is a work-in-progress. For full details and FAQs please head here

We send all parcels via TRACKED service - free in the UK for orders of film over £50.

This means that when you buy your film from us you will be emailed a tracking link at dispatch, and will be able to follow your parcel’s journey all the way to safe arrival.

Please note that it is not a signed service so you won’t need to be at home to receive your film, and our letterbox-friendly boxes fit through the vast majority of European letterboxes!

You will have different shipping options and costs at checkout, depending on how quickly you need your film. Please refer to the Delivery Details page for full information

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Customer Reviews

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skida
Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Beginners, Landscapes, Street Photography, Architecture, Travel
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Accreditation Handles: The Olduns Shot on Youtube
Good reliable film

I tried the film in a rather ugly Konica Z-Up 70 Super and a lovely Minolta XG-M. The results were excellent, though grain was apparent, probably because Ilfosol 3 isn't the best suited developer. The Ilfosol was probably on its way out too as when I opened the bottle I found it was no longer colourless - more a sort of light wee wee shade. Tri-X is a film I will be using again.

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Cesar Vasquez Altamirano
Perfect for: Portraits, Landscapes, Street Photography, Creative/Abstract
Sharing with the Film Community: Yes
Accreditation Handles: Cesar Vasquez Altamirano, https://cesarvasquezaltamirano.photos/, @cesar.vasquezaltamirano
Great black and white film workhorse!

One of my favourite films ever, always cooked in Rodinal 1+25 @ 400

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Gareth Dean
Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Street Photography, Architecture, Creative/Abstract
Sharing with the Film Community: Yes
Accreditation Handles: photology_film
Great film

A tolerant film that has a great range of tones with magnificent blacks through to finer shades that provide superb contrast. I have used it extensively for street and architecture and is forgiving in most situations. and easy to use. Although a little pricey is a film I love to indulge myself with as it is one of the all time classics and gives a wonderful old school feel to shots

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Joe Walden
Perfect for: Street Photography, Travel
Sharing with the Film Community: No
Accreditation Handles: @joewalden01 on instagram
Ok

I'm not too crazy about this film. I find the contrast to be a little too harsh for my liking. But, I feel that's a matter of taste rather than the quality of the emulsion. It's a good film, but it doesn't feel as general as something like HP5. The pricing of the film vs what you can get for equivalent prices is definitely a hit too.

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Doug Henderson
Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Portraits
Sharing with the Film Community: Yes
Accreditation Handles: Doug @foundbookage (Instagram)
A classic for a reason

What is there to say about this film, it's one of the remaining greats, long may it stay so.