I have been in India for the past two weeks and I struck up a conversation with someone on a train (who I had noticed was using a Nikon FM3a) who said he believed there was an Indian film manufacturer - but I cant remember the name he gave. Apparrently they only make B&W.
It certainly would not suprise me if there was an Indian manufacturer, as there is a massive market just in India.
At the Taj Mahal (and other tourist destinations) there are many photographers offering to photograph tourists, all using film cameras (at least I didn't see any digital)
Looking at this topic I once stumbled over an Indian company who I thought was manufacturing camera film, but it turned out that they were importing Fuji films to India; I found no hints that they were (still) coating.
Originally Posted by aldevo
I believe Ferrania is the last one still manufacturing 110 film. There's still some Fuji, Kodak and Konica stock out there, but Ferrania is the only one still producing 110 film. At least, that's what I thought. Please correct me if I'm wrong. I can imagine that there's not a big market for 110 film (and that's putting it mildly...)
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There used to be a coater in India called HINDUSTAN Photo Film ( HPF ) but my understanding is that they no longer coat.
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I am aware of that. I was not going to be the first to disclose that here. However, if color products are not made, the technology will be lost.
And, on another line of thought, where are the chemists who will make the couplers and addenda. These are not off-the-shelf items.
Perhaps Agfa-Gevaert will be more active in the future concerning colour film. There are some small hints yet, like the Rollei Digibase 200 CN film. AG still has colour aerial film in their programme. Only future will tell....
Originally Posted by Photo Engineer
Only one year ago nobody could imagine a resurrection of the Agfa BW materials...
There used to be a company in India called Sterling. I think they only made B&W papers I dont know about film.
They sold the land to a software company.
The plant burned down, they decided not to rebuild, but rather sold the land.
Originally Posted by imazursky
Wow! I didnt know that.
To bad. I liked there contact paper.