When will color film disappear?

Fujifilm has confirmed that it has discontinued a number of its Neopan, Provia, Superia and Reala films

Fujifilm has confirmed that it has discontinued a number of its Neopan, Provia, Superia and Reala films

A recent announcement from Fuji, Fuji Confirms Film Discontinuations, highlights the continued transition from traditional to digital photography. Unfortunately, color film is not easy to produce, market, and process. Unlike black and white film, which is relatively easy to make, color film includes many specialized chemicals and involves a complicated multilayer coating process.

When will manufacturers be unable to support production of color film? Please vote and I will tabulate the results:

About Mark Mizen

At Creative Memories, I evaluate photographic products and related materials so that today's memories are not lost to the future and then communicate this information to Creative Memories Consultants and their customers. My interests extend from preservation of traditional photographs to the production of photo books to the expected longevity of electronic image files. My long-term objective is to direct the development of technology that meets consumers needs for high-quality products.
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3 Responses to When will color film disappear?

  1. Lisa Graham says:

    I think it will always be available – like paper books and vinyl records which are pretty much outdated by today’s technology but are still around. Many people enjoy film & the processes involved with them and someone will supply to that demand.

  2. Gracie says:

    I think professional photographers will always want it.

  3. Pingback: Color Film To Be Discontinued | All About Images Blog

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