These films are coated by machines in other factories but are not made for regular photography. They may have been designed for exposition through automatic machines, like motion picture sound or leader film, or even not intended for visible light, like X-ray films. Some other are reserved to governmental or military uses, like surveillance films. However, these films can be hacked from their intended use for artistic or fun purposes. That is why Film Washi converts them to standard formats to make them usable in classic cameras.
Film "A" is a black & white film used as leader and protection during the reproduction process of motion picture films. It is sensitised to record technical data and offers a very fine grain and a very high contrast.
Film "F" is a special X-ray film used for mass lung disease diagnose and it is the first time such film is made available in 135. It is a truly a unique film that offer, being coated without anti-halation layer, a high diffusion effect and beautiful grain.
Originally coated for aerial surveillance and cartography, "D" is a panchromatic negative film, offering high contrast and moderate grain.
Film "S" is a film used by motion picture professionals for sound recording, an use which requires very fine grain and ultra high definition. This sharpness is guaranteed by a special anti-halation layer located between the film's base and the emulsion layer, while its usually in back layer for ordinary films.
Originally coated for aerial vegetation mapping, "Z" is a near infrared sensitive film, offering nice contrast and green shades separation, making it perfect for lanscape photography.
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