Kodak announces PRICE CUT on Tri-X 400 film – is the world turning black & white?

Kodak Tri-X 400
(Image credit: Kodak)

If you're an avid film shooter you will know that Kodak is one of the major players accountable for the massive price rise in fan-favorite color films such as Porta 400 and Porta 800. It has then tried to 'fix' the problem by announcing Kodak Gold in 120 format at a very competitive price point.

Well, in a surprise announcement via the Kodak Professional Instagram account  Kodak will reduce its famous black and white film stock, Kodak Tri-X 400  by up to 30% depending on your region. That begs the question could your workflow change to black and white?

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Sebastian Oakley
Ecommerce Editor

For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.