Kodak 160 VC Film Review

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The following images were shot with Kodak 160 VC in my trusty Holga modified to create sprocketholes. They were taken in Seoul, South Korea.

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Ride at Seoulland in South Korea. This was taken during the winter time and it was very cold, not the best timing to go on fast moving outdoors ride.

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Lonesome tree looking overneath a parking lot.

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On the roof of Leeum, Samgsung Museum of Art in Itaewon, Seoul. Unfortunately, due to snow and ice this part was inaccessible. This was as close as I could get. These are Spider sculptures created by Maman. I have seen other spiders before in Tokyo, Japan.

See here for the whole list. It would be nice to travel around and photograph them all.

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I do not scan my own film. On the left is how I get the scanned negatives from a local film lab here in Singapore. I then post process the images myself. I use curves to establish white point and black points, this normally takes care of the blue look I had on all my images that I shot outside. Maybe due to the snow or snow, but most of my outside images shot in the sun where blueish. The images I should outside without the sun were all underexposed. The Holga doesn’t have manual settings and 160 is not a fast film especially in the winter time where the sun isn’t as bright.


It’s a decent film, but more suitable to use in a camera with more manual controls. I don’t think shooting this film in a Holga is doing it justice.


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