The oldest commercial developer still in production, Rodinal (formerly Agfa Rodinal, now sold as Adox Rodinal, Adonal, R09 One Shot) is famous for its contrast. ORM-D items are non-returnable. Acutance enhancing film developer. RODINAL is produced according to Agfa LeverkusenĀ“s latest Rodinal* formula from Rated 5 out of 5 by Jones the Geneus from A very nice developer I purchased this in replacement of Agfa rodinal. I found this product is exactly identical to my.

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Pros and Cons of Agfa Rodinal? You can see her work on FlickrBehance and her Facebook page. A lot of photographers add sulfite to Rodinal to reduce the grain–a practice I always thought defeated the purpose of using Rodinal to begin with. Some also liked it with the older version of TMAX film. I would try some other developers, like xtol, hc, or dd-x. See any errors on this page? Grain will be finer.

But this past year I started playing with other developers, and I am rodial impressed and pleased with this stuff. Nevertheless it has many qualities that other modern developers have only recently caught up with. Dilution variations If the subject contrast is very flat the dilution of Rodinal can be reduced to 1: Vincent Moschetti is a photographer from France.

Available for in-Store pickup only. Adox Adonal Developer is a highly concentrated fine-grain, one-shot black and white film developer.

I thought Rodinal was a great developer but it seems people say its give true grain results and even enhances it?

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Be the first to review this item. Used as a normal developer, Rodinal gives fine grain with slow films and, as I said, a characteristic grain pattern with faster ones.


They exist in liquid or powders that need to be mixed with water. You are commenting using your Twitter account. In it was sold again to Connect Chemicals Ratingen, Germany.

Usually, 10 seconds rodianl enough but if you are using tap water let it sit for 1 minute. Rodinal increases perceived edge sharpness dramatically: IMO you either like it or not, it’s not a standard developer for every situation. The oldest commercial developer still in production, Rodinal formerly Agfa Rodinal, now sold as Adox Rodinal, Adonal, R09 One Shot is famous for its contrast control and flexibility.

It was the first product sold by Agfa and is the oldest photographic product still available Because Rodinal works at high dilutions, it can have a pronounced compensating effect. Pan F 50 is fantastic in developr mix, it keeps the highlights from blowing out and doesn’t get any crazy grain, but on the other hand TriX or APX get very intense grain.

The agitation sequence will also impact the contrast and grain size. When you want to change something, change only one thing at a time, i.

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Pros and Cons of Agfa Rodinal ?

After rinsing your film, you can finish the process by putting your film in a wetting agent. Mixing Rodinal and Xtol by Sam Rovinal. This is the step that makes the image permanent on the negative and it also get rid of the unexposed silver halide particles. I rate my films hp5 at iso and my fp4 at 64iso, I only use 1: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Extreme dilutions can be used for special purposes: But, you do want film to dry in a relatively dust free area. A well-known property of Rodinal is its high acutancebecause the Rodinal formula contains no silver rorinal. The dissolved silver is then available to be plated back onto developed silver grains in a process known as physical development.


My practice has always been to use 5 milliliters in milliliters of water for the 1: The image is very sharp when combing with low ISO film. It contains very little sulfite in the working dilutions. Outstanding keeping qualities make this a great developer you can always rely on. One of Rodinal’s undoubted attributes is its incredible shelf life, with half-opened bottles reported to last over 40 years.

One anecdote relates that a bottle of Rodinal, found in the ruins of a building in Germany after the World War II blitz, was perfectly usable after 30 years! I think people have an initial reaction that the idea sounds preposterous.

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A develper days ago I was doing some research into times for this developer and filmsdevelopef my surprise I come across more negative feedback than good feedback. Proud 80’s baby, reader of graphic novels and movie geek! The sheet film was hanging high up over a low flame. I was always hesitant because of the grain. Some photographer prefers to use instead water with a drop of liquid dish soap. Pardon, I’m talking about LF and Rodinal diluted to or even I believe that Rodinal has some of the characteristics of a process developer and that its grain is not necessarily the ‘ full, unetched grain ‘ that is often declared, but the result of grain growth through this infectious development.