This page will feature color and black and white films and papers I have used in the past.
35mm Color, Black and White Film
Fuji Acros Neopan 100 (35mm BW negative film)
Ilford Delta 100 (35mm BW negative film)
Ilford PanF Plus 50 (Black and white film)
Ilford Delta 400 (35mm BW negative film)
Fuji Neopan 400 – BW Negative 35mm Film
Fuji NeoPan 1600 – 35mm black and white negative film
Kodak Ektar 100 – 35mm color negative film – C-41 processing
Fujichrome Velvia 50 – 35mm color slide film. E-6 processing
Fujichrome Provia 100F – 35mm Color Slide Film – E-6 Processing
Fujichrome Sensia 100 – 35mm Color Slide Film – E-6 Processing
Fujichrome Provia 400X – 35mm Color Slide Film – E-6 Processing
120 Color, Black and White Medium Format Film
Ilford Delta 100 (BW negative 120 Film)
Fuji Acros 100 – BW Negative 120 Film
Ilford Delta 400 (BW negative 120 film)
lford Delta 3200 Inside or night photos BW Negative 120 Film
Ilford XP2 Super 400 Good for people who want to take black and white photos but process with color C-41 chem.
Fujichrome Provia 100F I use this in 6×9 Zero Image One of my personal favorites Color Slide Film (E-6)
Fujichrome Velvia 100F A bit expensive, but worth it. Great for Zero Image Pinhole Cameras Color Slide Flm (E-6)
Fujichrome Provia 400X Expensive, but worth the price Great for PinHolga Pinhole Color Slide Flm (E-6)
Black and White Photographic Paper
Freestyle’s Arista EDU Ultra 5×7-100 Sheets – ISO Speed P400 RC Grade 2 – Semi-Matte Photo Paper I’ve heard and read in forums that grade 2 photo paper is the best to use in pinhole cameras that use photographic paper. It’s inexpensive so you won’t feel bad going through a a few sheets when you’re testing out some of your own do-it-youself pinhole cameras. I’ve had great success myself and use Kodak Dektol to develop the prints in. This paper is stored in a black safe bag and comes in a nice 5×7 two piece box great for storage and travel. Great for school pinhole projects, thus it’s name.
Oriental Seagull M-3 Premium 8×10 – 20 Sheets – ISO Speed P400 RC Grade 3 – Fine Matte Smooth Paper This is one of those papers that once you use it, you’re hooked. Since it’s a grade 3 paper, it makes for some really nice paper negatives. The paper is also relatively fast, so if you’re using it for pinhole paper negatives, your exposures aren’t super long. Since this is an 8×10 paper, I usually cut this paper down to size I want with an Xacto knife in the darkroom, then store in the black safe bag the paper comes with.
Ilford MGIV 5×7 – 100 sheets – ISO Speed P500 Multigrade IV RC Deluxe – Glossy Paper I used this paper a lot in college and liked how I could step up the contrast of negatives that were poorly exposed. I’ve also tried this in pinhole cameras but since it’s designed to work with filters, your paper negatives will have a lot of contrast and very little midtones. I suggest using this paper with an enlarger for darkroom printing. Also keep in mind that if you use a glossy paper in a cylindrical shaped pinhole cameras the paper may reflect the light and cause ghosting. This paper also comes in fiber base and has a really nice feel to it