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Kodak Tri-X 400 - 120 Film

Price:£11.00 GBP
Now: £8.00 GBP



A truly legendary film, Kodak Tri-X was first introduced in 1940 in sheet film - meaning it is approaching it's 80th birthday!

Key to its longevity has been its flexibility - photographers can take it 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.

Sometimes called 400 tx, TriX or 400TX.



Format: 120
Colour: B&W
Type: Negative
ISO: 400
Exposures: 12
Pack size: 5 / 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) stephanie carter


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 120 B&W ISO 400 5-pack today and dive back into the fun of 120 film photography!

Customer Reviews

Based on 28 reviews
Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Beginners, Landscapes, Street Photography, Architecture, Creative/Abstract, Low light/Night
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Welcome back Tri-X400

I was delighted to this film available once again. I used a roll of 120 in my Hasselblad 503CW, and even on a blue sky Winter's day, it produced the tones and detail for which I remember it so well. It's very exposure tolerant, and the 400 ISO makes it useable in varying lighting conditions - landscape, street, architecture.

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The best B&W film in 120 format - no question about it. It is perfect for all kinds of work with the 400 ASA allowing versatile shooting. Great to develop and scan.

Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Beginners, Portraits, Landscapes, Street Photography, Architecture, Creative/Abstract, Travel, Low light/Night
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A workhorse of a film recently rediscovered

I acquired some T MAX DEVELOPER and tried it out with this film . I was impressed by the quality of the images contrast is to my liking and grain size is not overly noticeable on an 12 in square print. it is a film that I can foresee many uses for including street photography and landscape, Love the film

Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Beginners, Portraits, Landscapes
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Not as good as Ilford

I developed my rolls in DF96 so could be why I was underwhelmed with the results. The contrast is decent but lower than I have gotten with Ilford HP5+, TMax might be more of what I'm looking for but then I've also not tried Ilford Delta 400.

Perfect for: Great All-Rounder

Here's another shot I made with this film.