A New Black & White Film for Timeless Cinematic Images
Inspired by the New German Cinema sweeping through Berlin in the 1960s, this film is extracted from a roll of cine film produced by a legendary German company that has been changing the face of cinema since the early 1900s. Originally used to make moody monochrome movies, its gorgeous black and white tones lend a timeless effect to cinematic scenes.
A Film to Expand the Possibilities of Monochrome
Unique in its high dynamic range and ability to produce distinct yet equally stunning results with different filters and development processes, this panchromatic emulsion is a blank canvas for your creativity. The native sensitivity of this film is ISO 400 (27°C). However, due to its impressive latitude, you can push the ISO up to 800, 1600 or 3200 while retaining an impressive tonal range and detail. Capture the gritty beauty of the streets in motion, or sweep into the studio for effortlessly elegant editorial images filled with soft focus and subtle contrast.
Developing Your Creations
This emulsion can be developed both in the lab or at home with the standard black and white process. For home development please consult our development chart below. The standard storage temperature of this film is 20°C, but for long term storage we recommend keeping this film below 10°C. Exposing the film to temperatures above 20°C for long periods of time impacts its performance.
From useful shooting tips to darkroom and post-processing advice, Lomography has created the Berlin Kino Cookbook to help you shoot monochrome masterpieces. You can also take a quick look at our handy development chart!