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Big Brother 640 Surveillance film


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CAMERA: Robot Star 25
LENS:
Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon ƒ1.9 - 40mm





CAMERA: Robot Star 25
LENS:
Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon ƒ1.9 - 40mm




CAMERA: Robot Star 25
LENS:
Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 30mm ƒ3.5




CAMERA: Robot Star 25
LENS:
Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon ƒ1.9 - 40mm
light sepia added in Photoshop

Another Labeauratoire Exclusive
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>> Big Brother 640 <<<
35mm B&W Surveillance Film
expired but still giving good results.

  ISO 400-800
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3 rolls 20 exposures ea. = $23.00 (USD)

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    Big Brother 640 Surveillance Film by Labeauratoire

Originally designed for use in traffic and crime surveillance cameras, this wide latitude panchromatic B&W negative film was only available in bulk rolls and sold to law enforcement. It therefore has a very forgiving range of exposures, as it needed to provide decent images in many different surveillance lighting situations and
I've made an interesting label for it accordingly.

See the negative strip scan at bottom for examples.

It works well at ISO/ASA 640 but will give decent results from 400-800 with normal developing and possibly even wider if pushed or pulled.



8x8 Darkroom print from this film.

This is a fairly grainy film. Somewhat larger grain than most new 400 speed films. But that can be minimized depending on the developer used.



CAMERA: Lomography Fisheye 1
light sepia added in Photoshop



All my examples on this page were developed in Labeauratoire's Caffenol Concoction for about 15 minutes at 20c (or 68f.) 

You can also see more pictures shot with this, and other unique films in the: LABEAURATOIRE FLICKR GROUP





CAMERA: Robot Star 25
LENS:
Schneider-Kreuznach Xenon ƒ1.9 - 40mm

Here's your chance to try out this exciting film. I'm making some rolls available for your experimenting pleasure. This batch is obviously expired, but it still works well as you can see from my test examples.


    I'm keeping these rolls inexpensive by re-using old film cassettes and sticking on an artsy label I've made just so you know what's inside. Using a bulk loader I made rolls of approximately 20 exposures each, sometimes a bit more or less and as with most bulk loaded film the very last picture of each roll will not be exposed as that is where it is taped. 






 
CAMERA: 
Royal Robot 24   


 

All images (unless noted) are Lance Aram Rothstein and not to be used without permission.