Fujicolor Reala 120 in danger?

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by skyrick, Feb 14, 2009.

  1. skyrick

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    I've been buying this from B&H but their on-line catalog no longer lists it. I was able to find it at Adorama, but I'm wondering if there are finite supplies of this film left. If Reala is history, does anyone have recommendations for a replacement? Kodak Portra VC doesn't impress me. IMO Reala has the best print color out there.

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    Rick
     
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    Films are not made constantly, but rather in batches so the same machines can make many different films. Don't be alarmed if a vendor is out. As the film manufacturers downsize and eliminate excess manufacturing capacity, I would expect more of this temporary unavailability of product, but that does not mean it is discontinued. Reala is a popular film. I really doubt if it is discontinued.

    Web catalog pages (if run correctly) are dynamic, thus if a vendor is out the product should be removed. Since Fuji products are imported it may not be clear when new stock will arrive.