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    Thursday, January 12, 2012

    Industry Accolades for KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA 160 Film Continue

    Named 2012 Hot One Award Winner, by Professional Photographer


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    • Audrey Jonckheer
      Eastman Kodak Company
      +1 585-724-9035

    • Paul Brady
      Intersect Communications
      +1 646-491-2777

    ROCHESTER, N.Y., January 12 -- 

    Add another award to the list for KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA 160 Film. Since its introduction in Feb. 2011, the film, known for its fine grain structure and beautiful skin tones, has racked up numerous industry awards and positive reviews from editors and bloggers worldwide. Professional Photographer gave the latest, the Hot One 2012 award.

    “The new KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA 160 Film earned our judges’ accolades for its fine grain structure,” said Jeff Kent, Hot One Editor, Professional Photographer. “The film employs KODAK VISION Film technology and Antenna Dye Sensitization in the magenta emulsion layers, yielding realistic skin tones for portrait, fashion and commercial photography.”

    “We’re thrilled when an organization admired by so many of our customers acknowledges the ongoing innovation of our film portfolio,” said Dennis Olbrich, General Manager, Film, Paper and Output Systems, Eastman Kodak Company. “PORTRA 160 Film is one example of how we incorporate great technologies from other organizations within the company and are able to create a stronger experience for our film shooting customers.”

    In addition to the Hot One award, PORTRA 160 Film also received the Technical Image Press Association 2011 award for the Best Film introduced in 2011. PORTRA 160 Film has also received rave reviews from the following organizations:

    PHOTO TUTS+:http://photo.tutsplus.com/articles/interviews/kodaks-new-film-horizons/

    FILM PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT:http://filmphotographyproject.com/content/features/2011/08/kodak-portra-160-underexposure-results



    FIGITAL REVOLUTION:http://figitalrevolution.com/2011/02/21/new-kodak-professional-portra-160-film-new-negative-c41-scan-hybri/


    For more information on KODAK PROFESSIONAL PORTRA 160 Film and the entire KODAK Film portfolio, please visit www.kodak.com/go/professional or follow KODAK PROFESSIONAL on FACEBOOK at (www.facebook.com/kodakprofessional).

    About Kodak

    As the world's foremost imaging innovator, Kodak helps consumers, businesses, and creative professionals unleash the power of pictures and printing to enrich their lives.

    (Kodak, Kodak Professional, Portra and Vision are trademarks of Kodak.)