Acros @400 in Rodinal?

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by ijsbeer, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. ijsbeer

    ijsbeer Member

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    Hi everybody,

    During a shoot yesterday I pushed my 120 Acros to iso 400. I needed to for some reasonable shutterspeeds. Is there a way to develop these in Rodinal? And if yes at what time and dilution? The massive dev chart is not listing Acros @ 400.

    Cheers,
    ijsbeer
     
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    Acros does not tolerate underexposure well. You would be better off using Kodak Xtol to push your film to EI 400.
     
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    If X-tol is not available then you might try Ilford Microphen or DD-X. If you are in Europe you should also be able to get Tetenal Emofin and that might help. Some people have had luck shooting ACROS at 160 or 200 and using Diafine but at 400 you will need something stronger.
     
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    Hi Gerysamsom and Dynachrome.
    Thanx for your speedy replys. X-tol is the way to go I'm afraid then. Sad that rodinal is not the way to go. I love that soup! Hope I can find some charts with x-tol.
    Thx
    ijsbeer