Here is my experience with black and white negative film ORWO NP-22. In production from 1965, this film was available in many formats — 135, 120, 127, 620, cut sheet film… The stash I have is in 6.5×9 cm cut sheet in boxes of 25 films expired in 1991.
NP stands for Negativfilm P… Read the rest “ORWO NP-22 6.5×9 cm cut sheet film”
Konica Minolta Centuria Pro 400 220 roll film was intended for general and professional usage. One of its favorites application was by wedding and portrait professional photographers because of its natural skin tones rendition and good color reproduction.
In January 2006, the company announced that they will cease film production in March, 2007. My … Read the rest “Konica Minolta Centuria Pro 400”
Let me share with you my experience with AGFA Chrome RSX 100 color slide film. This is an E-6 film produced between 1995 and 1998. At the dusk of the sustainable film production R&D must have been advanced since in 1999 this film has been replaced by an improved version, AGFA Chrome RSX II 100.… Read the rest “Film review: AGFA Chrome RSX 100”
Let me talk a bit for Agfa Process 41. There will be pictures, too.
In the heaven of slide films, on the stairway to E-6 one of the last steps was this very process. It was in a firm use in the ’70s before Agfa introduced Agfachrome 200 film in about 1981 and, logically, Agfa … Read the rest “AGFA Process 41”
This is the old ORWO PF-2 film — positive, fine-korn motion picture film. In the past it’s been used for producing black and white positives for cinematography by contact printing. Surprisingly to me, a new versions of it is still in distribution by the good lads of ORWO North America. Here is a specs page… Read the rest “ORWO PF-2”
Let’s explore color negative developing kit ORWO C-5168 and how it behaves on a concert with different emulsions, most of them not designed for such a duo.
I was planning for some time to cross process various films in old recipes and the darkroom gods smiled down upon me this January. In my quest for … Read the rest “Cross-processing in ORWO C-5168”
Let’s have a few f/stops around Fuji Reala 500D negative film. 2 years ago I got a well kept roll of it, but never went back to the pictures until recently when I was browsing some memories from 2015.
As obvious, Reala 500D was used as a motion picture film. Slumdog Millionaire, Walk the line, … Read the rest “Fuji Reala 500D”
This is ORWO Mikro-Aufnahmefilm (MA) 8. In the past century people used it to archive records, blueprints, letters, technical papers, etc. In other words, documents. This film has the ability to capture and store limited amount of gray shades but will never forget your labyrinth signature on a wedding certificate.
In the leaflet I found … Read the rest “Testing ORWO MA-8”
I think you may need to see some photos to convince you that Svema LN-9 shall have a filter named after it on Instagram.
LN stands for Lampa Nakalivania (Лампа Накаливания), or tungsten light.
According to my old photo handbook, this Svema had originally sensitivity of GOST 100 (around ISO 100). Went on my balcony … Read the rest “Svema LN-9 // Свема ЛН-9”
In the past, AGFA Scientia EM has been used to capture microscope images. It has been in production in a number of formats — cut sheet, glass plates, etc. The canister I got is in 35mm size, unperforated.
If you look it up on the internet, you will find mostly scientific research papers that mention … Read the rest “AGFA Scientia EM film”