Wephota film

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    Hi, I have recently purchased a Graflex SLR for 3.25 x 4.25 sheet film. My search to find a source of film this size lead me to Germany to a company called Lumiere shop. I purchased a box of their Wephota 3.25 x 4.25 sheet film for 55 dollars shipped to my door. My question for you is this: Does anyone have any experience with the Wephota film NP22? I have read somewhere that it is rebranded Foma 100 is it true? When it comes to developing I used to run Foma 100 in Rodinal 8 minutes would this be the same for Wephota? Now I am wating to see what I will get.
     
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    Wephota is not just a brand but it stands for one of Germany's film converters. They are specialized on converting sheet film to all kind of formats. You can order from them directly.
     
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    I went to Wephota website, but I didn't find too much info. No order page. Maybe I am looking at a worng thing.
     
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    Here is their pricelist:

    http://www.wephota.de/down/wephota/wepr.pdf

    You really have to check prices. Their advantage however is their range of sizes. They have not got a web-shop. You have to try to communicate with them directly.
     
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    Thnx SilverX. I appreciate your help, but I still don't know the developing times for their NP22 ISO 100 film.
     
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    They do not publish datasheets, in general they are quite enigmatic about their films. I do not understand why.

    Here at Apug you'll find some posts on the matter of the origin of their films.
     
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    Thanks ATH. I did a search myself and I was looking for something in Rodinal as this is the developer I am using. So fun little luck. If the Wephota is in fact a Foma 100 than it would be about 8 minutes in Rodinal, but how to know if it really is?
     
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    Hi krisb1981,
    Did you find the developing times yet?
    I found this: http://www.digitaltruth.com/devchart.php?Film=NP&Developer=&mdc=Search
    It was suggested that this is for Wephoto in this discussion:
    http://photo.net/black-and-white-photo-film-processing-forum/00b4nz

    I was searching myself for dev times, since I'm thinking of getting me some of their film sheets in 18x24 cm size
    for my olf Russian FKD camera.
    camera-FKD-13x18-group.jpg
    There isn't much available in this size. Got me some Maco Genius sheet film cheap though.