Black and White Films available in Malaysia
The B&W medium has gone into a niche market. It is no longer available in any supermarkets, photography shops or the chemist any more. So where do B&W aficionados get their supplies?
When I started specializing in the traditional B&W medium some 10 years ago, it was really an uphill task. I went around Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Ipoh and Singapore trying to get my hands on whatever films, chemicals and papers that were available in the market. I also hunt around trying to engage old retired darkroom workers to learn the soon to be forgotten technique of this more than 100 year old craft. I also search the net for resources and techniques of this craft.
I started a darkroom in my home…converting a small guest room into a darkroom. I was lucky to come across a darkroom set that includes a Nova Quad processor (vertical print processor) that saves space and was mounted onto a mobile trolley that can be put away when it is not used.
I would like to share with you my resource list of places to get black and white films in Kuala Lumpur/ Petaling Jaya.
Films available – Ilford FP4, HP5, Pan 100 & 400, Pan50F, Delta 100, 400, 3200 XP2 and SFX (Infra red film)
a. Shriro Malaysia
Lots 22 & 24,
Jalan 225, Section 51A,
46100 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan.
Tel: 603 – 7874 9842
Fax: 603 – 7875 2400
b. Keat Camera Service
205, Jalan Pudu, Kuala Lumpur 55100
Tel: 603-21480477 Fax: 603-21480447
c. Photo Media Sdn Bhd
No. 44 2Nd Floor Jalan Ss2/67, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 47300, Malaysia
Kodak B&W films
Films available: – Kodak Tri-X, T-max 100 and 400
- Keat Camera Service
- Applied Imaging in Tun Dr. Ismail
- B&W Fujifilm
Films available: Neopan Acros 100, Neopan 400
- Fujifilm at ground floor Menera Axis
- Leo Trading at Ampang Park, KL
- China made black & white films
Films available:- Lucky SHD, ERA.
568, 1st Floor, Lot 18, (568-1-18),
Complex Mutiara, 3 1/2 Miles,
Jalan Ipoh, 51200,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
T: 603-6250 0899
F: 603-6250 7142
COLOR DOT COM DIGITAL PHOTO LAB
75-G Jalan SS21/37
47400 Petaling Jaya
If you have any places to buy black and white films in Kuala Lumpur/Selangor region please do not hesitate to email me at [email protected] so that I can update this resource page