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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 21,632
Posted By Fotohuis
The cheapest FP100 in 135-36 or 120 roll film...

The cheapest FP100 in 135-36 or 120 roll film format is Eur. 2,68 (ex. VAT) in the Netherlands. So indeed a great price-quality.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2019
Replies: 101
Views: 21,632
Posted By Fotohuis
It is a regular 125um in the 35mm version. Indeed...

It is a regular 125um in the 35mm version. Indeed the FP 200 has the softest emulsion of the 5 FP films (FP100-200-320-400-R100). However it is a nice film in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-31-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 6,898
Posted By Fotohuis
For the FP100 (E.I. 80) I would stay on...

For the FP100 (E.I. 80) I would stay on R09/Rodinal. For the FP200 (E.I. 160) Xtol or Foma's Fomadon Excel W27 (a Xtol clone) is a very good choice. When printing in a classical way I would also...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 04-09-2019
Replies: 271
Views: 25,773
Posted By Fotohuis
R.I.P., Roger

R.I.P., Roger
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-06-2019
Replies: 310
Views: 77,276
Posted By Fotohuis
Not a joke, Zorki-6 + J-12 on expired Fuji 800Z....

Not a joke, Zorki-6 + J-12 on expired Fuji 800Z. 2 years ago during my holidays in Ukraine I did some training for the Ukrainian army. They had bought some "new" 40 years old Leopard 1 and this is...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-05-2019
Replies: 310
Views: 77,276
Posted By Fotohuis
Border Russia-Ukraine?

Border Russia-Ukraine?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 4,253
Posted By Fotohuis
Indeed: A lack of demand. When the new instant...

Indeed: A lack of demand.

When the new instant film of Fuji was not that successful they were already stopped with all films.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 4,253
Posted By Fotohuis
A joke. Fuji (film) will never return to film. In...

A joke. Fuji (film) will never return to film. In a few years it is completely exit in film business for this multinational.
Only small specialized companies can survive in this new market where B&W...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-19-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 4,253
Posted By Fotohuis
1995-1996 was the top year for Amaloco...

1995-1996 was the top year for Amaloco Photochemicals. Since that era everything went down in business and fast after 2004 when Agfa and Ilford, later Forte, Efke, Jobo etc. went into bankruptcy. Now...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 4,253
Posted By Fotohuis
You can only survive when selling specialized...

You can only survive when selling specialized high quality products. However the amount of people who are in analogue photo and darkroom is very small. Further most film developers are cheap and you...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2019
Replies: 116
Views: 4,253
Posted By Fotohuis
Amaloco Photochemicals the Netherlands made...

Amaloco Photochemicals the Netherlands made already in 2008 the decision to stop in the year they reached their break even point. In photographic chemicals you cannot make money anymore. Side effects...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-16-2019
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
Thank you Christine! Double-X in the Leica M7 +...

Thank you Christine!

Double-X in the Leica M7 + F/2,5-75mm Summarit, L'viv, Ukraine:

https://flic.kr/p/228p5LK

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4550/38808768411_13cea05144_z.jpg
Forum: 120 / 220 film RF's 09-20-2018
Replies: 362
Views: 101,901
Posted By Fotohuis
Ukraine,...

Ukraine, Kiev.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1768/43321550402_af1bc23c4e_z.jpg

Fomapan 400: E.I. 400, Diafine 2 bath. C.V. Bessa III 667 in 6x7cm mode.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-16-2018
Replies: 126
Views: 37,013
Posted By Fotohuis
Due to sometimes an emulsion defect I stopped...

Due to sometimes an emulsion defect I stopped using the Polypan-F film. For almost the same price I could buy Fomapan 100 30,5m which are also fitting in a standaard bulk loader. For the last one I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-18-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 22,192
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2026/2060738294_9220...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2026/2060738294_9220de8281.jpg

:)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-12-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 22,192
Posted By Fotohuis
I have a few hundred Foma Retropan 320 Soft on...

I have a few hundred Foma Retropan 320 Soft on stock, however the use of sheet film in Holland is neglectible.

I had for myself already results on the 120 roll film in 6x7cm Cosina Voigtländer Bessa...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-12-2018
Replies: 77
Views: 22,192
Posted By Fotohuis
This film is better in sheet film and 120 roll...

This film is better in sheet film and 120 roll film format. It won't disappoint you!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 06-23-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,935
Posted By Fotohuis
I have a Kiev-4A completely refurbished together...

I have a Kiev-4A completely refurbished together with a J-8M (M improved with better coating). A FED-3 50 October revolution refurbished too which means a complete new RF in it. So the price for the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-14-2018
Replies: 167
Views: 29,228
Posted By Fotohuis
I stopped making pics digital so I sold the whole...

I stopped making pics digital so I sold the whole crap except my iPhone. For the rest I am working on film only in B&W and color and I am printing both in my darkroom. For B&W I am printing with a...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 05-04-2018
Replies: 25
Views: 2,499
Posted By Fotohuis
14 years the M7 0,58 with regular finder and...

14 years the M7 0,58 with regular finder and original DX-reader: No problems.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-16-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 5,651
Posted By Fotohuis
It is mentioned on the box: APX-100 NEW. The...

It is mentioned on the box: APX-100 NEW.

The Leverkusen APX-100 from 2005-2006 has been gone everywhere, so will be the Fuji Acros 100 in a few months.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By Fotohuis
Forget about any actual B&W production film about...

Forget about any actual B&W production film about a linearity to 120s like the Acros 100. There is not one manufacturer which comes a bit close to it. All Foma films have to be corrected up from...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-03-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By Fotohuis
By the end of this month.

By the end of this month.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By Fotohuis
Foma Retropan 320 soft in 120 roll film format

Loosing the Acros 100 but this month new in 120 roll film format:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/814/41190376961_4da7514bee_c.jpg

At least you can not say that Foma is not involved in analogue...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-01-2018
Replies: 224
Views: 15,121
Posted By Fotohuis
It is a logical step for a big multinational...

It is a logical step for a big multinational leaving the analogue film market. Comparing to Ilford or Kodak Fuji had a relative small part in the B&W film market. Of course a pity another film will...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2018
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
I do the same and I have an Agfa flange spool...

I do the same and I have an Agfa flange spool (100ft/30,5m). In this way it is much easier to transfer a 400ft/122m to a 100ft/30,5cm reel. If you have a core only and the film slips away during the...
Forum: Off Topic 11-24-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Fotohuis
I am also streaming via Spotify Premium. So a...

I am also streaming via Spotify Premium. So a Smart TV with Toslink fiber optic connection goes via a nice 24 bit D/A to the input of that modified Dynavox TPR-3 vacuüm tube pre-amp. And then e.g. to...
Forum: Off Topic 11-24-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Fotohuis
Maybe a bit better (iPad...

Maybe a bit better (iPad photo):

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4521/38559437076_c04d08cba1_c.jpg

Left in top: A self made Class A headphone amp. An end project of my studie 35 years ago.
Forum: Off Topic 11-23-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Fotohuis
Nothing to do with any film anymore however to...

Nothing to do with any film anymore however to show this audio equipment:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4547/38571635552_d77fb9d1ba_c.jpg

Own design and build wide band speakers on Visaton drivers...
Forum: Off Topic 11-22-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Fotohuis
Those wood based record players are the best. The...

Those wood based record players are the best. The arm and the right element/needle with correct adjustment with a protractor does the rest.

For L'viv I can recommend Hotel Envy **** for about US$35...
Forum: Off Topic 11-22-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Fotohuis
For the specialists: Indeed a Philips GP412 MK II...

For the specialists: Indeed a Philips GP412 MK II with a Jico Shibata needle (nude Diamant) on an oval Aluminium Cantilever.
Forum: Off Topic 11-22-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Fotohuis
My other hobby: Record players in refurbishment,...

My other hobby: Record players in refurbishment, especially Philips, "made in Holland" in the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-22-2017
Replies: 954
Views: 83,966
Posted By Fotohuis
It can be made, the same is available for 2502...

It can be made, the same is available for 2502 Jobo reels for 16mm/110 pocket format.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5642/23188542232_cf4a8ee0ec.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-21-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 70,345
Posted By Fotohuis
Well my visit to Kiev in Spring this year:...

Well my visit to Kiev in Spring this year: Fomapan 400 in the C.V. Bessa III 667, developed in Diafine 2-bath iso 400.

How sad Maidan...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-21-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 937
Posted By Fotohuis
It is Fomapan 200 with some added materials to...

It is Fomapan 200 with some added materials to get an extended Red sensitivity. Indeed used for TSF.

Greetz, Robert
(Dutch Foma distributor)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-12-2017
Replies: 954
Views: 83,966
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3411/3600590214_408a...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3411/3600590214_408a6d6dd8_z.jpg

Ortho 25 in RLC 1+4 8:30 minutes at 20C.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3630/3600590226_f42b4fb40c_z.jpg

Same film and developer:...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-11-2017
Replies: 954
Views: 83,966
Posted By Fotohuis
I have used this Ortho 25 film in 35mm with Film...

I have used this Ortho 25 film in 35mm with Film Low Gamma developer (Udo Raffay) sold under Rollei Low Contrast RLC and this is a high resolution film, however Orthochromatic. Really marvellous...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2017
Replies: 404
Views: 86,817
Posted By Fotohuis
Correct because the M7 is using 2x 1/3CN Li or 4x...

Correct because the M7 is using 2x 1/3CN Li or 4x LR44 or 4x SR44. In cold conditions I am using the last option. Normally I use the 1/3CN Lithium variant which is OK for about 2 years in use before...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-11-2017
Replies: 404
Views: 86,817
Posted By Fotohuis
I can not comment on a Z.I. because I do not have...

I can not comment on a Z.I. because I do not have one. However my C.V. Bessa III 667 can not be operated below -15C (CR2 battery) and with gloves it is just so so. Also my Russian/Ukrainian RF are...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-07-2017
Replies: 1,356
Views: 270,826
Posted By Fotohuis
I have two Zorki-6 apart from a Leica M7. With...

I have two Zorki-6 apart from a Leica M7. With some Jupiter optics I have to look carefully on 13x18cm prints for which camera and lens it was made. These pre-war Zeiss design lenses can be very...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 11-07-2017
Replies: 404
Views: 86,817
Posted By Fotohuis
About the electronic Quartz shutter: My M7 failed...

About the electronic Quartz shutter: My M7 failed once in the Czech Republic, Krnoze, Giant Mountains on 1300m in March at a temperature at -32C in 5 minutes without freezing myself a few pics on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-22-2017
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
There is no difference. Only the place where it...

There is no difference. Only the place where it is connected to the chemical ring. Although in toxicology OPD is less toxid then PPD.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-15-2017
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
In Europe it is not a problem to get OPD. Several...

In Europe it is not a problem to get OPD. Several German chemical companies are selling it or you can get it by some German photo chemical suppliers.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-23-2017
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
Talking about PPD: I have the Hans Windisch W665...

Talking about PPD:
I have the Hans Windisch W665 developer tested out with XX. It uses OPD. I can tell you: Great results on E.I. 100. Very close to the Edwal receipts.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-19-2017
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
Yes, much more expensive, especially in Europe....

Yes, much more expensive, especially in Europe. However I still shoot some of it.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-25-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 22,192
Posted By Fotohuis
These films I am using myself in photography and...

These films I am using myself in photography and has nothing to do with advertising. For advertisement see my advertising on Marktplaats.nl and the local photographic magazines.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-25-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 22,192
Posted By Fotohuis
FX-39 or FX-37 will be also to grainy. It's best...

FX-39 or FX-37 will be also to grainy. It's best benefit is for Tgrain type films.

I would suggest: Retropan special developer, Rollei Supergrain/AM74 1+9 or Xtol/Fomadon Excel W27 1+0.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-25-2017
Replies: 77
Views: 22,192
Posted By Fotohuis
They are not very sharp. Which lens have you used...

They are not very sharp. Which lens have you used on the Zorki?

R09/Rodinal is not very suitable for this film because it even has more grain then their FP400 version.

With Foma's Retropan special...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-19-2017
Replies: 954
Views: 83,966
Posted By Fotohuis
I have from my Fotohuis the delivery of 135-36,...

I have from my Fotohuis the delivery of 135-36, bulk 30,5m/100ft and 120 rol film format.
Alternative the Rollei retro 80S/Aviphot E1 however iso 50 only. Also extended Red sensitivity.

This film is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-18-2017
Replies: 954
Views: 83,966
Posted By Fotohuis
Rollei Supergrain or Amaloco AM74 in 1+9 is a...

Rollei Supergrain or Amaloco AM74 in 1+9 is a good combi for the Rollei retro 400S/Superpan 200/Aviphot (Agfa Gevaert).
However iso 160 only. The film is also excellent for B&W slide processing @iso...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 05-17-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By Fotohuis
Fedka in NYC.

Fedka in NYC.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-08-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 898
Posted By Fotohuis
A standard Jobo 1501 or 2502 reel can take a 220...

A standard Jobo 1501 or 2502 reel can take a 220 roll film. Also the standaard Paterson reel, however which already mentioned very hard to load.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 04-21-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2864/33341276144_08f...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2864/33341276144_08fe1af978_z.jpg

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2915/34052757581_593f919677_z.jpg
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-30-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 2,515
Posted By Fotohuis
The same with me: A Kiev-4AM from 1980 but still...

The same with me: A Kiev-4AM from 1980 but still going strong. In the meantime together with a Jupiter-8M, J-12 and J-9 for very small money. I even have a stereo adapter with it for half frame...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-30-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,455
Posted By Fotohuis
Depending how tight your loading technique is...

Depending how tight your loading technique is from a standard 135-36 film: 35 till 39 negatives or positives. So your loss is one to four. It can be zero if you are loading in the darkroom.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-30-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,243
Posted By Fotohuis
See above picture. They are modified by KDS in...

See above picture. They are modified by KDS in Germany. Rest see my PM to you.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-26-2017
Replies: 39
Views: 2,515
Posted By Fotohuis
The best and FSU cameras without any problem I...

The best and FSU cameras without any problem I had from Fedka and from Valkir1987 (Milo) service. They are all still working and even taken to Ukraine at -5C last weeks and at the end of my holidays...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-20-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By Fotohuis
Being in Kiev I have made a reportage of Maidan...

Being in Kiev I have made a reportage of Maidan on FP400. The road to it from worlds deepest metro station (-102m) Arsenalna (In Ukraine language: Арсенальна) to the centre is one big cemetery.

In...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-16-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1,390
Posted By Fotohuis
Again a FED

Being in Mykolaiv at family Nikolai gave me last year a Kiev-6C with some Kiev-bayonet optics. I had it in repair in Kiev for the aperture ring etc.
Now again a visit in which he gave me a good...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2017
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
If you have a densitometer and measuring curves...

If you have a densitometer and measuring curves you can see very easily the differences when HC-110 (and even R09/Rodinal) is getting old over 4 years. It is NOT the same anymore, however of course...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2017
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
If it attracts water it will go bad so if you are...

If it attracts water it will go bad so if you are going over a half bottle HC-110 better repack the rest in two smaller glass bottles.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2017
Replies: 167
Views: 29,228
Posted By Fotohuis
10 rolls a week means a 24/24h job .... :)

10 rolls a week means a 24/24h job .... :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2017
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
Old FOMA 35mm cassettes, before 2004 you can...

Old FOMA 35mm cassettes, before 2004 you can re-fill too.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-17-2017
Replies: 64
Views: 70,345
Posted By Fotohuis
Ukraine: https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8288/29067...

Ukraine:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8288/29067808052_92088b18c9_z.jpg

Nice country!
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-14-2017
Replies: 19
Views: 1,651
Posted By Fotohuis
I am working with a Leica M7, FED-3, two Zorki-6...

I am working with a Leica M7, FED-3, two Zorki-6 and a Kiev-4AM. In RF the M7 is really the best however the rest of the FSU cameras are not that bad. And you can also use an external VF. For 35mm I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-10-2017
Replies: 147
Views: 36,011
Posted By Fotohuis
Films are getting dizzy in the dark room. :)

Films are getting dizzy in the dark room. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-09-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 3,721
Posted By Fotohuis
Mm found back due to inventory (also in the...

Mm found back due to inventory (also in the freezer) some Kodak Ektachrome 64, far expired. I will try it and come back here.

Fuji Provia 100F is my favorite in E-6 films. I am using this slide film...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-09-2017
Replies: 108
Views: 38,336
Posted By Fotohuis
foto-syndicate.com Ukraine,...

foto-syndicate.com

Ukraine, Odessa:
E-6
C-41
B&W
ECN-II
All formats till 4x5"
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 01-07-2017
Replies: 354
Sticky: RIP Tom A
Views: 58,004
Posted By Fotohuis
My deepest condolences to Tuulikki Abrahamsson...

My deepest condolences to Tuulikki Abrahamsson and family. He was a warm and generous man, Tom will be missed by many people. http://rapidwinder.com/ Photo friends will NEVER die ....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 5,897
Posted By Fotohuis
I have to go to Ukraine next year. Better loose a...

I have to go to Ukraine next year. Better loose a camera then your life. :) :rolleyes:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-12-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 11,799
Posted By Fotohuis
The actual price in Europe has raised over 35%...

The actual price in Europe has raised over 35% comparing with 2 years ago. Besides higher production costs it all has to do with the euro us$ rate. So the time for cheap XX is already over. UN54 ORWO...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-02-2016
Replies: 12
Views: 1,554
Posted By Fotohuis
I suppose you meant Amaloco Photochemicals AM74....

I suppose you meant Amaloco Photochemicals AM74. It is a very easy developer in use, however based on Hydroquinone-Phenidone.
Without opening the (Silar) bottle will lasts about 2 years. After...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-02-2016
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
Kodak 5222 Double-X is indeed not a fine grain...

Kodak 5222 Double-X is indeed not a fine grain film. For me in HC-110(B) the grain is just acceptable. In R09/Rodinal type too much grain.

Here a 1:1 both in HC-110(B) (1+31 dilution):

TMY-2 E.I....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-17-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 3,372
Posted By Fotohuis
Less is better: Zorki-6 I had one model boxed...

Less is better: Zorki-6

I had one model boxed for many many years from Ukraine. But do not think you can work with an almost brand new Zorki.
It needed a complete CLA and if you don't do it it will...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-17-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 3,372
Posted By Fotohuis
You are right: A lot of junk FSU is floating...

You are right: A lot of junk FSU is floating around. Fortunately I have some good sets now in cameras and lenses. Even when I have the possibility for a reasonable low price have them professional...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-17-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 3,934
Posted By Fotohuis
Like Efke 25: Orthopan (Red not very sensible)....

Like Efke 25: Orthopan (Red not very sensible). In regular films that Efke 25 E.I. 32 in Beutler/FX-1 was my top combination.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7549/16147007831_7721f565c8_z.jpg

Printed...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2016
Replies: 48
Views: 3,934
Posted By Fotohuis
Efke 25 / Rollei PAN 25. Then the typical micro...

Efke 25 / Rollei PAN 25. Then the typical micro films from Agfa Gevaert: CMS 20/ ATP1,1 / Copex. E.I. 10-20. But then you need a suitable low contrast type developer.

Best results with the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-11-2016
Replies: 51
Views: 28,303
Posted By Fotohuis
I have perfect results with my FP200 in 135-36...

I have perfect results with my FP200 in 135-36 and 120 roll film. In the mean time the layer is clear Polyester with an AH layer in 120 roll film format and with a self-adhesive strip. The 135-36 is...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-05-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 5,897
Posted By Fotohuis
Walter Zapp made them in Riga, Latvia up from...

Walter Zapp made them in Riga, Latvia up from 1937.

In 1948 the new Minox company started in West Germany.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-04-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 5,897
Posted By Fotohuis
Pentacon cameras were made in East Germany (DDR)...

Pentacon cameras were made in East Germany (DDR) which is not FSU area. Zorki's and Zenit were made in Russia, FEDs were from Ukraine a former USSR area.
Interesting nobody is mentioning Minox, at...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-02-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 5,897
Posted By Fotohuis
Standard with an I-61 Zebra...

Standard with an I-61 Zebra F/2,8-52mm:

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7581/15892483648_564631e650_z.jpg

BRF400+ in HC-110(B).
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-02-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 5,897
Posted By Fotohuis
I have a FED-3 "50 years October revolution" too....

I have a FED-3 "50 years October revolution" too. Completely overhauled.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7561/16001005700_b58d708859_z.jpg

Not bad at all. The later models were not good anymore.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-02-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 5,897
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8837/18040946692_097...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8837/18040946692_0970954cb9_z.jpg

Kiev-4AM with J-8M. A film test Bergger BRF400 Plus in HC-110 (B). Well the lens performance is pretty good.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-02-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 5,897
Posted By Fotohuis
I can agree on a lot of points for a Kiev-4(xx)....

I can agree on a lot of points for a Kiev-4(xx). Sturdy build but due to the large RF base the "Kiev/Contax grip" needed. Indeed a metal curtain and times from 1s-1/1000s available. More or less the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-31-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 5,897
Posted By Fotohuis
The Pentacon-6 Carl Zeiss Jena lenses can be very...

The Pentacon-6 Carl Zeiss Jena lenses can be very good and still have a small price.

Although the Russian P-6 lens versions are interesting...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-31-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 5,897
Posted By Fotohuis
OK you have asked for...

OK you have asked for it:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/777/23238813953_c4d0067510_z.jpg

Zorki-6 with J-9. Rollei RPX-400 in...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-31-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 5,897
Posted By Fotohuis
Your favorite FSU camera and why?

The title of this thread is clear: YOUR favorite FSU camera.

For me my favorite FSU camera is the...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-25-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,412
Posted By Fotohuis
So far I found one Zorki-6 with I-50 brand new...

So far I found one Zorki-6 with I-50 brand new (from the 60's) in the box. I have spend also Eur. 50 for a complete CLA on it and it is not only looking at new it is also working very precisely. But...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-25-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,412
Posted By Fotohuis
RTFM. :bang:

RTFM. :bang:
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-24-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By Fotohuis
The J-12 Kiev/Contax is a Black 1984 model. My...

The J-12 Kiev/Contax is a Black 1984 model. My J-12 M39 a 1973 Black model. I can not say there is any flare problem even a J-12 you can use without sun hood due to the construction of the lens. For...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-24-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By Fotohuis
Yes, I have a J-12 M39 version too. Here tested...

Yes, I have a J-12 M39 version too. Here tested on micro film.


https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8215/8380173529_cbf9f29e5e_z.jpg

Not bad at all. ATP1,1 in RLC / Film Low Gamma.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-24-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By Fotohuis
Just an impression of this J-12 lens (when...

Just an impression of this J-12 lens (when everything is OK):

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8079/29570875796_c98c9d0cb7_z.jpg

Kiev-4AM+J12. BRF400+ (Bergger) E.I. 400 in Pyrocat HDC 1+1+100....
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-24-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,703
Posted By Fotohuis
If the Kiev with other lenses has no defect the...

If the Kiev with other lenses has no defect the most logical part is oil on the aperture blades or elements.

Well I can not complain because mine (J-12) was free of charge, sent from...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-23-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,412
Posted By Fotohuis
I do not have this lens so I can not give any...

I do not have this lens so I can not give any comment on it.

My test results of above lenses were done with B&W film. So about using an I-61 (L/D) on color film I can not give any comment...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-23-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,412
Posted By Fotohuis
Not of any year. I had a 1991 I-61 L/D which...

Not of any year. I had a 1991 I-61 L/D which could not be make within the right specs. The mechanical parts were out of tolerance. It was a hopeless attempt for repair-adjustment.

So far what I have...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-23-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,412
Posted By Fotohuis
I am using my FSU lenses on film FSU gear only,...

I am using my FSU lenses on film FSU gear only, so without any shimms: Zorki-6, FED-3 or a Kiev-4AM. The Jupiter-8 is the most flexible lens F/2,0-50mm comparing to an Industar a tick softer but at...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-23-2016
Replies: 44
Views: 3,412
Posted By Fotohuis
The I-61 Zebra or L/D can be very good depending...

The I-61 Zebra or L/D can be very good depending how good the assembly has been done.

I have done a test for 50mm lenses incl. a Leica Summicron F/2,0-50mm (Version IV), Jupiters and an I-61 as an...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-23-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3,021
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7549/16147007831_772...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7549/16147007831_7721f565c8_c.jpg

Rollei PAN 25, a selected quality Efke 25 in FX-1 1+1+10. Printed on Fomabrom Variant 111.

The details (resolution) of this slow...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-22-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3,021
Posted By Fotohuis
One of the best films in Beutler A+B or FX-1 is...

One of the best films in Beutler A+B or FX-1 is the Efke 25 film from Fotokemika. However this film is not available anymore. A last 25pcs. however are waiting in my fridge (135-36 and 120 roll...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-18-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3,021
Posted By Fotohuis
Beutler is containing Metol and is used in a...

Beutler is containing Metol and is used in a 1+1+8 or 1+1+10 dilution. Tetenal Neofin Blau is using Pyrocatechine (Brenzcatechin in German). Amaloco had a simmilar version Amaloco AM50 (also a non...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 10-02-2016
Replies: 7
Views: 1,325
Posted By Fotohuis
I have two Z-6 cameras. It is my favorite FSU...

I have two Z-6 cameras. It is my favorite FSU camera together with the Kiev-4. Both cameras had a CLA and are working perfectly with already many 35mm films.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 09-12-2016
Replies: 310
Views: 77,276
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8079/29570875796_c98...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8079/29570875796_c98c9d0cb7_z.jpg


Bergger BRF400 Plus in Pyrocat-HDC 1+1+100 18:00 minutes at 20C. Ravenstein pond. August 2016. Kiev-4AM + Jupiter-12. Fomaspeed...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-04-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 18,016
Posted By Fotohuis
I can give you the advise for a semi-compensating...

I can give you the advise for a semi-compensating or lower contrast type developer for these (S) series Agfa Gevaert films:
Caffenol, A-49, Rollei Super Grain / AM74, Rollei Low Contrast (RLC)/Film...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 09-04-2016
Replies: 95
Views: 11,188
Posted By Fotohuis
Yes, better buy a Zeiss type if you want to spend...

Yes, better buy a Zeiss type if you want to spend money. Or one of the C.V. view finders. I have the zoom-VF for my 15mm-21mm and 28mm lenses.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-04-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 18,016
Posted By Fotohuis
Indeed! It is how it is.

Indeed! It is how it is.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 08-15-2016
Replies: 1,356
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Posted By Fotohuis
Just a "new" J-12 and J-9 directly from Ukraine...

Just a "new" J-12 and J-9 directly from Ukraine for my Kiev-4AM. I have paid US$ 35 for both.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8432/28901150811_e88019f612.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-07-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By Fotohuis
Just use the advise and times on 37,8C...

Just use the advise and times on 37,8C (38C)-100F. After the developer use a 2% Acetic Acid stop. When re-using the chemicals use a 30S water change between each step.
So: Pre-wash 38C 2 minutes
C-41...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-02-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,664
Posted By Fotohuis
FX-39 (or FX-37) from Geoffrey Crawley has been...

FX-39 (or FX-37) from Geoffrey Crawley has been especially made for Tgrain type films. It fits very good with TMY-2, Tmax 100, Delta 100/400 or a slow speed classical film, iso 25.

I think the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-02-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,664
Posted By Fotohuis
Retropan 320 Soft is available in 35mm and in...

Retropan 320 Soft is available in 35mm and in different sheet film formats only. It won't be available in 120 roll film.

It is a low contrast type film comparing with FP400 which is iso 200-250 only...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-02-2016
Replies: 77
Views: 22,192
Posted By Fotohuis
Like most Fomapan films you can not push it very...

Like most Fomapan films you can not push it very well. Exposing on E.I. 640 and a try in Diafine wasn't even very succesfull.
Better in Microphen then.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-28-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 4,299
Posted By Fotohuis
In the FP reversal kit you can develop all clear...

In the FP reversal kit you can develop all clear layer type films.

Silvermax was in fact a Scala copy, used in their S8 film cartridges too. Somehow Adox bought the TM Scala name.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-20-2016
Replies: 66
Views: 10,470
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/274/19777793923_1def...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/274/19777793923_1def03cbab_z.jpg

35mm Retro 320 E.I. 320 in HC-110 (B).

Just to mention that this Fomapan film is available on 35mm and sheet film only.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-20-2016
Replies: 66
Views: 10,470
Posted By Fotohuis
Well at least the FP320 retro film = iso 320. But...

Well at least the FP320 retro film = iso 320. But as already said a low contrast type film. The combination with HC-110 (B) is also good.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,717
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7464/16308970855_871...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7464/16308970855_8712558db2.jpg

Just connected with a simple interface for the slide show and dimmer. A pulse unit is on remote.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,717
Posted By Fotohuis
Provia...

Provia 100F:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2403/2126911951_1b6a01b81b_z.jpg

M645 Pro.

I also project in 40x40mm superslide with two Leica/Zett 250Watt projectors, synchronized by a tape deck in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,866
Posted By Fotohuis
https://www.freestylephoto.biz/pdf/msds/agfa/Agfa_...

https://www.freestylephoto.biz/pdf/msds/agfa/Agfa_Studional.pdf

BTW they are using THE OLD classification hazard symbols. They should have been replaced since June 2015 according GHS.

TEA = tri-...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,866
Posted By Fotohuis
Studional or Rodinal Special is a regular...

Studional or Rodinal Special is a regular semi-compensating type Hydoquinone developer. There is nothing "Special" on it. Long times ago I have ever tried it. But my results were worse then Amaloco...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 2,338
Posted By Fotohuis
As far I am informed end March beginning of April...

As far I am informed end March beginning of April 2016 the first E-6 film should be available. ;)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
Posted By Fotohuis
for 120 roll film: Jobo 1520, 2x 135-36 or 2x...

for 120 roll film:

Jobo 1520, 2x 135-36 or 2x 120 roll film (or one 220). Minimum volume for inverse processing: 485ml.

Especially made for rotary processing: Jobo 2521 (for magnet) or 2523 with...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 02-16-2016
Replies: 61
Views: 16,858
Posted By Fotohuis
Looking for a Noktilux F/0,95-50mm but they are...

Looking for a Noktilux F/0,95-50mm but they are hard to find. New Eur. 9700 is out of the question ....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-14-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,121
Posted By Fotohuis
Well, I do not work in L.F. :)

Well, I do not work in L.F. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,121
Posted By Fotohuis
Times are changing ...... I think I dropped the...

Times are changing ......

I think I dropped the Pinacryptol 35 years ago in the chemical disposal. Maybe 50 grams ...... :bang:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3,123
Posted By Fotohuis
Indeed: The question is what will happing...

Indeed:





The question is what will happing if you sent in an airpack with powder fixer (Svema/OrWo 304 (Acid) or Svema/Kodak TF-2 (Alkaline)). South Amerika is prone for drugs transport. It is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,121
Posted By Fotohuis
It is still available at the regular chemical...

It is still available at the regular chemical supplier (Sigma Aldrich), but expensive: 1gram about Eur. 70,00 ($75).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,121
Posted By Fotohuis
In the past for (panchromatic) film you were...

In the past for (panchromatic) film you were using a de-sensitizer: Pynacryptol and using a dark Green bulb for inspection.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2016
Replies: 27
Views: 3,123
Posted By Fotohuis
An airpack enveloppe with powder fixer?

An airpack enveloppe with powder fixer?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,866
Posted By Fotohuis
I have used it in the past to create printed...

I have used it in the past to create printed circuit boards for electronic devices.
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-12-2016
Replies: 1,356
Views: 270,826
Posted By Fotohuis
Some lenses are often only a few Euro's or...

Some lenses are often only a few Euro's or Dollars .... :cool:
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,866
Posted By Fotohuis
FO Lithfilm came from Fotokemika/Efke. Also...

FO Lithfilm came from Fotokemika/Efke. Also Amaloco was selling this film in the past.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-12-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 4,609
Posted By Fotohuis
I think it is OK. Did you develop with...

I think it is OK. Did you develop with R09/Rodinal or Parodinal or did you use the CT-2 (ST-2) Svema film developer?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-08-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 5,675
Posted By Fotohuis
The base material of Foma (and also some other...

The base material of Foma (and also some other brands) is Polyester which curls more so you have to keep the spool tight when loading and unloading the roll film.

Rollei Retro 80(S), 400(S), IR-400...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-08-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,866
Posted By Fotohuis
I will try to find that package back .... :)

I will try to find that package back .... :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,866
Posted By Fotohuis
Well in Europe most are familiar with Wephota /...

Well in Europe most are familiar with Wephota / B&G. They also still have a good connection to Foma in the Czech Republic. In the past they also had very special metallic PE/RC papers from older OrWo...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,866
Posted By Fotohuis
In Sovjet time the best materials were coming...

In Sovjet time the best materials were coming from OrWo. It was their premium brand, then Svema and Tasma. I have used in the 70's and 80's a lot of UT-18 (OrWo) slides. Kodachrome was too expensive...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 02-07-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,161
Posted By Fotohuis
The new J-3+ is Eur. 600,00 at Lomography. OK,...

The new J-3+ is Eur. 600,00 at Lomography. OK, you will have a nice book and a LTM-M adapter too.

FEDKA is OK for buying a good J-8. If you are smart you are asking Yuri to send it directly from...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,185
Posted By Fotohuis
In Diafine you have to extend your developing...

In Diafine you have to extend your developing time to 5+5 minimum.
You can expose on iso 160 then. But you won't have any control of the contrast anymore.

Acros 100 you can develop with succes in a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By Fotohuis
I think you mean: Banse & Grohmann. They still...

I think you mean: Banse & Grohmann. They still have some N.O.S. OrWo in sheet film format.
And they still have a good connection to Foma in Hradec Kralové.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By Fotohuis
PAN F+, maybe a problem for over 6 months....

PAN F+, maybe a problem for over 6 months. However I do not use this film anymore. It (35mm) has a very high base fog even when it is new.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 2,866
Posted By Fotohuis
I think you can buy N.O.S. at this format at...

I think you can buy N.O.S. at this format at Banse & Grohmann in Germany. Former OrWo part cutting film and photo papers.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 4,093
Posted By Fotohuis
+: Semi-compensating and easy to do. -: Not...

+:
Semi-compensating and easy to do.

-:
Not reproducible
Not really sharp
artifacts like stripes etc.

So not worthwhile to me. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 8,323
Posted By Fotohuis
You have mentioned it already . :)

You have mentioned it already . :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 2,021
Posted By Fotohuis
Fomadon P W37 is equal to ID11/D76. In fact...

Fomadon P W37 is equal to ID11/D76. In fact interchangeble. Fomadon Excel W27 is an Xtol cloon. Their photochemicals are made at the Foton factory which they bought in Poland many years ago.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,286
Posted By Fotohuis
For NP15 you can use Efke/Fotokemika 25. The...

For NP15 you can use Efke/Fotokemika 25. The difference is very small. However since 2012 also not in production anymore.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By Fotohuis
For professional color film it can be a problem....

For professional color film it can be a problem. Hence indicated on the film box. For B&W I won't see any problem unless it will be a much longer time period on extreme temperatures above 30C-35C.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 5,675
Posted By Fotohuis
Indeed, a compensating type developer but not...

Indeed, a compensating type developer but not R09/Rodinal for this iso 400 film (in fact iso 200/250) which is a pretty grainy type.

Here an example of FP400 E.I. 250 in Rollei Supergrain, in fact...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 13
Views: 2,233
Posted By Fotohuis
It is pretty tricky film in development. Take...

It is pretty tricky film in development. Take also notice there has been a failure in pre- latest emulsion. The sensitive layer was too thick so when drying up it was a disaster. However you can...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 8,323
Posted By Fotohuis
It is not a negative post: It IS how it IS now....

It is not a negative post: It IS how it IS now. So my best bet is on FOMA, Adox, Agfa Gevaert (Rollei) and Ferrania too. Maybe Bergger with some small new production too.

Having a company where...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 8,323
Posted By Fotohuis
Maybe "de Beukelaer" wants to sell their stock...

Maybe "de Beukelaer" wants to sell their stock more quickly over the European seller points then ..... :rolleyes:

Last price list update from Ilford I had from August 2014, so that 2013 story is not...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2016
Replies: 101
Views: 21,632
Posted By Fotohuis
That seems to be simple. :)

That seems to be simple. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-25-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 8,323
Posted By Fotohuis
Well, Ilford is indicating to me (de Beukelaer) a...

Well, Ilford is indicating to me (de Beukelaer) a price increase of 30%-50% particular photo paper is involved in this extremely high price increase next month (At least Europe is involved). So the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-24-2016
Replies: 101
Views: 21,632
Posted By Fotohuis
Legacy Pro from Freestyle, a very big supplier in...

Legacy Pro from Freestyle, a very big supplier in the USA can probably make it by Clayton who is doing a lot of OEM business. In Europe it is Tetenal who is making most OEM products for all big...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-20-2016
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
The test bear is...

The test bear is back:

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1670/24185410812_6b59b9e7c0_z.jpg

Kodak 5222 Double-X E.I. 250 in Klaus Wehner ATM-W developer. 10:00 minutes at 20C.

In the original Agfa...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-19-2016
Replies: 1,356
Views: 270,826
Posted By Fotohuis
The Russian revolution was in 1917. So my FED-3...

The Russian revolution was in 1917. So my FED-3 Jubileum version 50 years October Revolution 1917-1967, camera from 1967 starting with s/n 67 xxx.
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-18-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,742
Posted By Fotohuis
Good margin for the manufacturer then .... :p

Good margin for the manufacturer then .... :p
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-18-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 5,318
Posted By Fotohuis
I can recommend you "the film developing...

I can recommend you "the film developing cookbook, Anchell/Troop" (English language) or "Sammlung Fotografischer Rezepte, U. Raffay" (German language). Here you can read all interesting type...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-18-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 11,799
Posted By Fotohuis
Comparing to N74+ the XX film has a wider...

Comparing to N74+ the XX film has a wider exposure range. XX you can use between iso 100-800 with an ultra fine grain developer (iso 100) to iso 800 with any speed enhanced type developer without...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-14-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,454
Posted By Fotohuis
I am (Split Grade) printing on fiber or PE/RC via...

I am (Split Grade) printing on fiber or PE/RC via an 6x7cm enlarger system equipped with condensor/diffusor system. New films and developer combo I am measuring in via a Heiland TRD-Z densitometer....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-14-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,454
Posted By Fotohuis
Acceptable but at lower ISO rate is TMY-2 and...

Acceptable but at lower ISO rate is TMY-2 and Acros 100 in R09/Rodinal. For Acros 100 expose on ISO 64. I am using it in a 1+50 dilution. For TMY-2 I am not using it because I want to make profit in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-14-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,454
Posted By Fotohuis
They are not similar, Kodak and Ilford are using...

They are not similar, Kodak and Ilford are using different technology.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-14-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,454
Posted By Fotohuis
I think a bad combination. I can not recommend it!

I think a bad combination. I can not recommend it!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2016
Replies: 101
Views: 21,632
Posted By Fotohuis
But the Microdol-X receipt is not that...

But the Microdol-X receipt is not that complicated. :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-13-2016
Replies: 101
Views: 21,632
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/416/19399309988_8151...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/416/19399309988_81519a6519.jpg

Dumped by a closing photo lab .... at me. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-12-2016
Replies: 53
Views: 5,318
Posted By Fotohuis
If I were you, I would import the chemicals...

If I were you, I would import the chemicals yourself. Or does Australia have limitations on photochemicals?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-12-2016
Replies: 101
Views: 21,632
Posted By Fotohuis
I can recommend PC-TEA from Pat Gainer. In 1+50...

I can recommend PC-TEA from Pat Gainer. In 1+50 it works like Xtol 1+2.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-12-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,454
Posted By Fotohuis
I normally use a dark Yellow filter on FP200 to...

I normally use a dark Yellow filter on FP200 to compensate this.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,454
Posted By Fotohuis
Correct, in respect with some deviation of the...

Correct, in respect with some deviation of the type agitation you're doing. I am using a Heiland TAS processor which is very handy with longer developing times like HC-110 (H = 1+63) or R09/Rodinal...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,454
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7324/16480336101_7a1...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7324/16480336101_7a16ba03a8_z.jpg

TMY-2 HC-110 (B). Zorki-6 + Jupiter-12 F/2,8-35mm. Eindhoven P.S.V. Philips stadion. 6:00 minutes at 20C. A pretty straight (linear)...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,454
Posted By Fotohuis
FP200 is a mix between standard cubical crystals...

FP200 is a mix between standard cubical crystals and hexagonal crystals. It is not a real modern technology film.I would recommend Xtol/Fomadon Excel W27.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-11-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 11,799
Posted By Fotohuis
XX (E.I. 250) in Atomal from Wehner 10:00...

XX (E.I. 250) in Atomal from Wehner 10:00 minutes at 20C. The real iso is even at G=0,55 a bit higher then iso 250. When going to 0,62 (which I am using with my Dunco 67 enlarger condensor/diffuser...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-08-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 4,609
Posted By Fotohuis
Renovating rooms .... I know what you mean: One...

Renovating rooms .... I know what you mean: One to go! (But all my computer connections are there) so you can imagine my problem already. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-08-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 29,578
Posted By Fotohuis
For high speed film I am using Rollei RPX-400 in...

For high speed film I am using Rollei RPX-400 in RPX-D, a system developer made by SPUR for Rollei. E.I. 400 - E.I. 1600 without any problem. On the other hand a more expensive type developer.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-08-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 2,295
Posted By Fotohuis
If you have a lot of experience you can sort out...

If you have a lot of experience you can sort out negatives on a light table and print them without making any test strips.

If you like Tri-X (400) in Diafine E.I. 800 maybe try Kodak 5222 Double-X...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-08-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 29,578
Posted By Fotohuis
I have found it too grainy. BTW the RPX-400 is...

I have found it too grainy. BTW the RPX-400 is NOT the same film. APX-400 (new) Lupus IS the same film like Kentmere 100 is equal to APX-100 (new) Lupus. The last film, APX-100 (new) I have tried out...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-08-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 2,295
Posted By Fotohuis
Good start!

Good start!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-08-2016
Replies: 37
Views: 4,609
Posted By Fotohuis
I would be interested in the result. RPX-25 has...

I would be interested in the result. RPX-25 has also a steep developing curve. The film looks like an Aviation type film, Clear layer, both 135-36, 120 roll film and even the sheet film on 100um...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2016
Replies: 148
Views: 31,248
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5751/23671809510_a4f...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5751/23671809510_a4fd2f6cd0.jpg


+


https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/622/21980151490_42e878c70a.jpg


...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 11,799
Posted By Fotohuis
I measured out XX with my densitometer and in a...

I measured out XX with my densitometer and in a regular type developer XX is ISO 250 as indicated by Kodak.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-07-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,454
Posted By Fotohuis
Indeed FX-39 is available: Half content now,...

Indeed FX-39 is available: Half content now, 500ml and about the double of price. I will make my own FX-37 for less then €1 /liter. :)
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 01-06-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,867
Posted By Fotohuis
I am almost sure it will be the shutter: C.L.A. :)

I am almost sure it will be the shutter: C.L.A. :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 11,799
Posted By Fotohuis
More developing...

More developing info:

https://web.archive.org/web/20131126224429/http://project-double-x.org/devdata.html
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2016
Replies: 47
Views: 11,799
Posted By Fotohuis
You can use XX from iso 100 (an ultra fine grain...

You can use XX from iso 100 (an ultra fine grain type developer) till iso 800 (in any speed enhancing type developer) with all very good results. In my Flickr stream you will see enough examples from...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 4,061
Posted By Fotohuis
You're welcome.

You're welcome.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2016
Replies: 32
Views: 3,047
Posted By Fotohuis
Correct. In fact Rollei Retro 80(S) is an iso 40...

Correct. In fact Rollei Retro 80(S) is an iso 40 film and the Rollei Retro 400(S) an iso 160-200 film. A steep logD curve so you will need a low contrast type developer as already mentioned here....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,454
Posted By Fotohuis
Easy and cheap available for me: Excel W27,...

Easy and cheap available for me:

Excel W27, FX-37, PC-TEA, HC-110, D76/ID11/Fomadon P W37.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 8,454
Posted By Fotohuis
For modern technology films I can recommend: ...

For modern technology films I can recommend:

Xtol/Fomadon Excel W27 (Kodak/Foma)
PC-TEA (P. Gainer)
Tmax dev. (Kodak)
DD-X (Ilford)
FX-37/FX-39 (G. Crawley)
Ultrafin T-Plus (Tetenal)

Also...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2016
Replies: 167
Views: 29,228
Posted By Fotohuis
Good old times, APX-100 (Agfa Leverkusen) /...

Good old times, APX-100 (Agfa Leverkusen) / Rollei Retro 100 for Eur. 1,95.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3070/2910621596_21da3290f2_z.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2016
Replies: 167
Views: 29,228
Posted By Fotohuis
Because old production supplies are dried up the...

Because old production supplies are dried up the biggest problem will be the actual price increases. For some products 20-50% which is a lot. Further some manufacturers are stripping their products...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2016
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5694/23757261432_f7c...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5694/23757261432_f7ce07eaf6_z.jpg

XX in Adox Borax M.Q. 6:00 minutes at 20C. Kiev-4AM + J-8M (The next time I won't forget my 40,5mm sunhood) :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2016
Replies: 2,123
Views: 398,054
Posted By Fotohuis
It depends a bit on the developing tank which...

It depends a bit on the developing tank which you're using and how many ml you also loss for one or two films. I am using a Jobo 1520 tank which gives a loss of exactly 10ml each cycle. So when...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2016
Replies: 167
Views: 29,228
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2026/2060738294_9220...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2026/2060738294_9220de8281_z.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2016
Replies: 167
Views: 29,228
Posted By Fotohuis
Correct and scanning is a boring business. I...

Correct and scanning is a boring business.

I almost stopped using my only digital camera (Oly PEN). In 35mm all my R.F. are populair: Zorki-6, Kiev-4AM, FED-3, M7 (Leica) and in M.F. the C.V. Bessa...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-01-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 4,061
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5624/23751822319_185...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5624/23751822319_185285f9e5_z.jpg

https://c2.staticflickr.com/2/1632/24119608595_1857edd18b_z.jpg

CT-1 / ST-1 film developer :

А Соду Кальцинированную куда дели?...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2015
Replies: 55
Views: 7,043
Posted By Fotohuis
The technology behind TMY-2 or FP200 is totally...

The technology behind TMY-2 or FP200 is totally different. Kodak makes tabular type crystals while FP200 is a mix between classical cubical Silver crystals and hexagonal crystals. So the result is...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 12-31-2015
Replies: 23
Views: 5,104
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5643/21979147849_0f6...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5643/21979147849_0f60e4d29a_z.jpg

Z-6 + J-9.
Film: Kodak 5222 Double-X E.I. 250 dev. HC-110(B).


https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/724/20466040324_eb29b9d8cf_z.jpg

Z-6 +...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-30-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 4,132
Posted By Fotohuis
It is also available in our web shop (on-line)....

It is also available in our web shop (on-line). But it will be like the Fomapan R100 films + FOMA reversal kit a slow going product.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2,095
Posted By Fotohuis
Grainless in W665 E.I. 100 or 80, an ultra fine...

Grainless in W665 E.I. 100 or 80, an ultra fine grain type developer (Hans Windisch later sold under Perutz W665).

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3810/9692664984_2813cc85c8_z.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 4,061
Posted By Fotohuis
Translation: 8g Metol 125g Sodiumsulfite...

Translation:

8g Metol
125g Sodiumsulfite sicc.
5,75g Soda (Sodiumcarbonate) sicc.
2,5g Potassiumbromide
Fill up till 1000ml with destilled water

Film development: 15-20 minutes at 20C.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2015
Replies: 20
Views: 4,061
Posted By Fotohuis
Svema...

Svema ST-2:

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5751/23671809510_a4fd2f6cd0.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2015
Replies: 28
Views: 4,132
Posted By Fotohuis
https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7294/16382947876_7d1...

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7294/16382947876_7d14c37f09_z.jpg

https://c2.staticflickr.com/8/7753/17315357255_e56165e2a3_z.jpg

Example in 6x4,5cm on Rollei Retro 400(S) with this kit.
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