Southwold on PRO400H

View From Southwold Pier

I haven’t shot with Fujifilm PRO400H for several years now. I’ve always been a fan of Kodak’s Portra 160/400 film stock but had an itch to try PRO400H out again. I’ve always admired some of the cool pastel hues that people have achieved with this stock and having heard the news in the film photography world that it may soon be no more, I figured that it was a good time to get a box whilst I still could!

It was bright and sunny Sunday morning, so I decided to head to Southwold reasonably early to avoid the crowds. Southwold has to be one of my favourite spots on the coast. Like my hometown of Aldeburgh, it has its own unique charm that just draws you in. I managed to shoot through two rolls with my Fujica GW690 before heading back home for lunch. Monday followed and off they went to Filmdev in Stockton-on-tees.

The scans were back with me on Friday, and I have to say that I am liking the results. There is certainly a difference in tones when compared to Portra, but I like how it just lifts certain colours, especially reds, greens, and blues. I will no doubt be ordering some more whilst it’s still available.

Red Fishing Boat at Southwold Harbour
Southwold Harbour Fishing Buoys
Southwold Harbour Fishing Huts
Southwold Harbour Fishing Net Detail
Gun Hill Beach Huts Southwold
Southwold Lighthouse

All images shot with a Fujica GW690 & Fujinon EBC 90mm f/3.5 Lens on Fujifilm PRO400H.

Develop and Scan by FilmDev (Noritsu)

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