Lomography Berlin Kino 400 - Film Review

Berlin Kino 400
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Rated 3 out of 5
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Rated 3.3 out of 5
Format35mm, 120
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GrainFine - Coarse
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Berlin Kino 400 is a cine film inspired by 1960’s German Cinema has very low contrast with subtle tones and while the grain is more noticeable, it has a classic and beautiful look to it.



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Rated 3.3 out of 5
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Very little contrast with some grain

Rated 4 out of 5
January 9, 2022

A very specific look for black and white, not your run of the mill roll full of contrast. Performs good in low light and physical contrast scenes, but the lack of contrast is a specific taste you either want or don’t want, but can always just add some in post. I like it but would try others first.


Nice 400 BNW w Grain

Rated 4 out of 5
December 15, 2021

Shot a roll of this recently, in a coffee shop. The subject matter already was contrasted so this lower contrast film worked well. It is grainy so keep that in mind. Shot it at 400 and probably should have shot at 200 or 320 to put a little more light on it. I developed it in Ilfosol 3, 20c, 7:30, 1:9. If I could do it over, I’d shoot it at a slower ISO or I would increase my development time a little

Mike Ruble


Rated 1 out of 5
May 19, 2020

Gave this a try with my Olympus OM-1 35mm. I also shot a roll of 120 Kodak T-Max 400 with my Bronica (using my Olympus for light metering). The Darkroom processed both rolls. Comparatively speaking, the Berlin lacks any contrast and is very grainy. I’m the first to admit that I’m not an expert and still fairly novice with film photography so your mileage may vary. Given that I was shooting 2 B&W films essentially side-by-side using the same light settings, I was bummed by 98% of the Berlin shots I got back 😩