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Eastman 5360DMP

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>> Eastman 5360 DMP<<<
35mm  B&W Orthographic Transparency Film
ISO .5 (yes that is point five!!!)
20 exposures per roll
/ expired 7/2002
- no DX code-
3 rolls = $21.00 plus shipping
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    This is a wonderfully rare film I recently found. It is actually a POSITIVE B&W TRANSPARENCY FILM so you don't get negatives but positives like B&W SLIDES!! You could even mount & project them. Eastman 5360 DMP is a Direct Motion Picture film from a very rare discontinued emulsion which expired in 2002 but is still giving nice results as you can see from my examples. Only ever sold in reels of 2000 feet or more, It is an extremely low speed film. Possibly the lowest speed film ever produced? Originally made for laboratory applications, this unique film allows you to take long exposure shots in broad daylight!  Most of these example shots were made on a cloudy day with an exposure at ƒ4 and a shutter speed between 4-10 seconds. With higher apertures you could have exposures up to 10 minutes or more!
    I had the unique opportunity to acquire a bulk roll of this film so I have made a limited number of rolls available for purchase.

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    As you can see, my tests with this rare film produced some nice results. It took me a while to find the right developing process and I'm sure you will have fun doing your own experiments. My best results were with a highly concentrated developer and a high temperature. (Tetenal Paranol 1:10 / 6.5 min. at 24c) So I suspect a similar concentration of Rodinal or D-76 would produce similar results. Additionally this film is "Orthographic" which means it has a reduced sensitivity to red light. This enables it to actually be developed using a dim red safelight for visual inspection. I was able to make several "test clips" from my exposed rolls and hand-develop them in a tray, checking them every few minutes with a safelight. This is ideal for trying out different developers and methods. - Also this allows for some interesting effects in the images as well. When parts of your subject are in the red spectrum (red lipstick for example), they tend to come out much darker on the image.
    If you're planning on dropping this film off at your local lab, they will need to use a very high concentration of developer to get acceptable results. I strongly recommend clip testing & home development. A good pre-soak is also advised and the rinse will come out very red.

    This film has NO DX Code so you MUST have a camera that allows manual, long exposures. A tripod or other stable base is mandatory.


    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. This is NOT a stock product from Kodak and I am not proporting to represent that fine company in any manner.

My Examples: These were shot at around ISO/ASA .4 with a Canon EOS Elan7ne SLR.

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