Black and White Films available in Malaysia

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.

Ilford films

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

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c.       Photo Media Sdn Bhd
No. 44 2Nd Floor Jalan Ss2/67, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, 47300, Malaysia

Telephone:603-78755734 Fax:603-78755407

Kodak B&W films

Films available: – Kodak Tri-X, T-max 100 and 400

    1. Keat Camera Service
    2. Applied Imaging in Tun Dr. Ismail
  1. B&W Fujifilm

Films available: Neopan Acros 100, Neopan 400

    1. Fujifilm at ground floor Menera Axis
    2. Leo Trading at Ampang Park, KL
  1. China made black & white films

Films available:- Lucky SHD, ERA.

Digicolor

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
Damansara Utama
47400 Petaling Jaya
Selangor
03-7724 2528

If you have any places to buy black and white films in Kuala Lumpur/Selangor region please do not hesitate to email me at maxbee@gmail.com so that I can update this resource page

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  1. JuanTonne

    Keat Camera also stocks the equipment like processing drums (about RM85) and safelight for B&W processing. Checked it out yesterday.

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