Pleasantly Surprised by APX 100

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  1. david b

    david b Member

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    I was a little bored this afternoon so I decided to try messing with some film.

    So I grab a roll of APX 100 and headed for the nearby National Cemetary.


    I exposed it at 50 asa and then developed it in D76 1:1 for 10 minutes @ 68.


    As far as I can tell right now, they came out great (they are still hanging).


    Anyone else shoot this combination? Any thoughts or advice?
     
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    David,
    Have not use APX100, but would love to see an example of what you got. The National Cemetary would be a great place to try it. Always on the lookout for another "100" speed film, already love PX and FP4+.

    Keeps us posted on how it prints and Thanks for the info.
     
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    APX 100 is one of the nicest 100 speed films. excellent tonal range in almost any developer. I particularly liked it in pyro.

    Agfa has discontinued it in sheet sizes, however, so I now use Acros as my 100 speed film.
     
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    I have had great success with APX-100 in Rodinal, then I read an article about souping in D-23 diluted 1:1. The results were great.

    The Eucalyptus & Fog picture on the opening page of my web site is that very combination.

    - Mike
     
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    I've been shooting APX 100 and APX 400 in roll film for quite a while and I really like like them both. I have been using the Ilford equivilant to HC110 (Ilfotec) at dil.B and sometimes Ilfosol S and have had good results with both. I shoot the 100 at 64 and the 400 at 200 after having done a bit of testing.