Subscribe to our mailing list

Sign up to hear about the latest from I shoot film, and other items of interest in the film world. No spam, we promise!

Large s l500 1

Agfa Optima II 400

A high speed, color film available in 35mm and 120.

A film's colour rendition is governed by a number of factors. The emulsions' spectral sensitivity or sensitisation is particularly important, when it comes to reproducing true-to-nature colours with the maximum accuracy. By means of the EYE VISION technology incorporated in all the Agfacolor Optima films, it is now possible to match, to a large extent, the films' sensitisation to the colour perception of the human eye. The effect is shown schematically in the following diagrams. The EYE VISION technology achieves more accurate colour fidelity, and largely eliminates the colour falsifications present in films with conventional sensitisation such as: • an unpleasant green cast with fluorescent light (e.g. neon tubes), • a shift towards red in certain blue-coloured flowers (hortensia, clematis, delphinium etc.), • the brown rendition of particular green fabric colours, • the absence of texture in certain red colours (e.g. roses).

Speed:
400
Process:
C-41
Manufacturer website:
www.agfaphoto.com
Available Film Sizes:
35mm, 120

Have a great photo example of what Agfa Optima II 400 looks like? Add your photo here to help other film photographers: Add Photo from Flickr

21763451536 a2423cf319 z

Breds by fs999 (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

21703358358 7b0d0a0cd0 z

Clean Old Man by fs999 (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

23132264901 5c65345496 z

Flower Fountain by fs999 (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

We don't have any links to where you can buy this film. Can you add one?

No film developing recipes have been added to Agfa Optima II 400 yet. Please add one.


comments powered by Disqus

Site ©2017. Some third party content may be protected by copyright or trademark.

Photographs are © their creators. Used under license or with explicit permission.

Learn more.