Neopan 100 ACROS II Translated Press Releases


A new black-and-white film that lets you enjoy profound expressions!
Super high image quality with world-class granularity and three-dimensional gradation reproduction

Black and white film “Neopan 100 ACROS II”

New release

November 13, 2019

FUJIFILM Corporation

FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) realized the ultra-high image quality with the world’s highest level of graininess and three-dimensional gradation reproduction, and the black-and-white film “Neopan 100 ACROSII” “Across II”) will be released in Japan on November 22, 2019. “Across II” is available in 35mm size and brownie size.

The “Neopan 100 ACROSII” to be released this time has the world’s highest level of granularity and contrast of the subject as a black-and-white film with a sensitivity of ISO100, thanks to our original technology such as “Super Fine-Σ Particle Technology” (* 1). Realized three-dimensional gradation reproduction and excellent sharpness. High sensitivity by precisely controlling the structure of the silver halide that captures light and forms an image, and by efficiently arranging photosensitive particles of different sizes in the light-receiving layer (* 2) of the film By emphasizing the details of the texture, it is possible to make detailed descriptions in detail, while emphasizing the contours of the subject. We meet a wide range of shooting needs, from landscape / mountain photography, portrait photography, product photography, architectural photography to long-exposure astronomical / night view photography.

In the future, we plan to hold events and photo exhibitions where you can experience the charm of “Across II”, where you can enjoy deep and quaint expressions. We will also consider overseas sales.

As a leading company in the imaging field, FUJIFILM will continue to provide better products and services to meet the diverse needs of customers in a wide range of fields, from analog to digital. Will convey the power and splendor of

* 1 A technology that contributes to improving print quality by balancing the sensitivity and excellent graininess by precisely controlling the size and composition of silver halide grains contained in photographic film.

* 2 A layer that forms a black-and-white silver image during the development process by being exposed to light from the lens during shooting

Record

1. Product name
Neo Pan 100 ACROSII
35mm size (36 shots) / Brownie size (12 shots)
2. Release date
November 22, 2019
3. Price
Open price

[Features of “Neopan 100 ACROSII”]

  • By adopting our own “Super Fine-Σ particle technology”, we have achieved the world’s highest level of graininess as a black and white film with ISO 100 sensitivity.
  • Compared with our conventional product “Neopan 100 ACROS”, the gradation of the highlight area is designed to be sharper and three-dimensional gradation reproduction is possible.
  • With the world’s highest level of sharpness, the subject’s contours can be emphasized.

[Background of release]

We ended sales of black-and-white film in the fall of 2018 due to a decline in demand for black-and-white film and difficulty in obtaining raw materials essential for production. However, many people who like photographs with a unique texture of black-and-white film have received many requests for continued sales of our black-and-white film. Through research on alternatives to raw materials that became difficult to obtain and a radical review of the manufacturing process to match new raw materials, we have achieved the development and sale of the black-and-white film “Across II”.

Black and white film “Neopan 100 ACROS (Across) II
Fujifilm Co., Ltd. (President: Kenji Sukeno) realizes ultra-high image quality with world-class graininess and three-dimensional gradation reproduction, and is suitable for shooting a wide range of fields, and is suitable for photographing a wide range of fields, and is suitable for photography in a wide range of fields, and is used by “Neopan 100 ACROSII” (hereinafter referred to as “Acros II”). will be released in Japan on November 22, 2019. “Across II” will be available in two types: 35mm size and browny size.

The Neopan 100 ACROSII, which will be released this time, uses our unique technologies, including “Super Fine-Particle Technology” As a black and white film with sensitivity ISO100, we have achieved a three-dimensional gradation reproduction that can clearly express the world’s highest level of graininess and the tint of the subject, and excellent sharpness. By precisely controlling the structure of the silver halide to form an image by capturing light and making it highly sensitive, and by efficiently placing the photosensitive particles of different sizes in the light receiving layer of the film […] It is possible to describe finely down to the details of the texture. We respond to the needs of photography in a wide range of fields, from landscape and mountain photography, portraits, product photography, architectural photography, to astronomical and night view photography of long exposure photography.FA

In the future, we plan to hold events and photo exhibitions where you can experience the charm of “Across II” where you can enjoy deep and quaint expressions. We will also consider overseas sales.

As a leading company in the imaging field, Fujifilm will continue to provide better products and services in response to diversifying customer needs in a wide range of fields, from analog to digital. The power and splendor of a single photograph will be conveyed.

A technology that contributes to high print quality by precisely controlling the size and composition of silver halide particles contained in photographic films, which achieves both sensitivity and excellent graininess.

A layer that is photosensitive to the light entered from the lens during shooting and forms a black-and-white silver image during the development process.

Book
1. Product Name

Neopan 100 ACROSII
35mm size (36 shots) / Brownie size (12 shots)
2. Release Date
November 22, 2019
3. Price
Open price

Features of “Neopan 100 ACROSII”

  • By adopting our proprietary “Super Fine-Particle Technology”, we have achieved the world’s highest level of graininess as a black and white film with sensitivity ISO100.
  • Compared to our conventional product “Neopan 100 ACROS”, the gradation of the highlight part is designed with a sharp, three-dimensional gradation reproduction is possible.
  • The world’s highest level of sharpness enables the contours of the subject to be described.

History of the release
We ended sales of black and white film in autumn 2018 due to a decrease in demand for black and white film and difficulty in obtaining raw materials that are essential for production. However, many people who like photography with the unique texture of black and white film have received many voices that want us to continue selling black and white film, so we have been considering re-opening sales from all angles. In addition, we have been able to develop and sell the black and white film “Across II” through research on alternatives to raw materials that have become difficult to obtain and a drastic review of the manufacturing process tailored to new raw materials.

via Fujifilm

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