FP4+ and Rodinal

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by mono, May 8, 2008.

  1. mono

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    I have some FP4+ MF exposed @ 64 ISO and would like to develop them in Rodinal 1+50. Any ideas how long?
    Suggestions much appreciated.
    Thank you !
     
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    If it were me, I would probably do 12.5 for diffusion, 11.0 for condenser, for starters.

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    I've been shooting a lot of FP-4+ developed in Rodinal, shot in my Hasselblad. I expose at EI-100 and develop for 14 minutes at 68 degrees. Ilford's recommended time is 15 minutes but 14 worked better for me. I did some exposed at 50 and developed 10 minutes, to reduce contrast, and that worked well too. I'd probably go 11 minutes for your EI-64 shots. Contrast will be a little low if you shot with low contrast lighting (eg. overcast day) but will look great if it was a sunny day (contrasty light).

    [​IMG] Shot at EI-100, developed 14 minutes in Rodinal 1+50, 68 deg (20 degrees Celcius).

    [​IMG] Shot at EI-50 and developed in Rodinal 1+50 for 10 minutes. Both shots are Ilford FP-4+ 120 size.
     
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    i love this combo, especially on 35mm where you can see the beautiful grain. it sucks on 120 film as it will hide the marvelous grain structure.