This is a very fine grain black & white
film with a wide exposure lattitude.
It comes with about 20 exposures in each roll. It
gives a unique look and is great for experimentation. You
can push it, you can pull it, and it develops in a wide range of
developers including Rodinal and Caffenol! (see my examples).
It will cover
just about any situation you might encounter. You can shoot it from ISO
25 to 200 and get acceptable results with normal development. When shot
at ISO 64 or below it produces a negative with extremely fine
grain, while shooting at 200 gives fairly acceptable
image. I haven't yet pushed past 400 but I'm sure the results at
800 or 1600 would be interesting.
The thin-yet-super-strong, polyester base makes scanning a breeze
due to it's virtually transparent surface. Additionally the emulsion
exhibits an unusually high attainable maximum density for exquisite
This film has no DX code. It is from a rarely seen cinematic stock made
in Eastern Europe. This is dated 12/2014 and has been kept cool
and dry since purchase.
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.
SEE THIS SHORT "MOTION PICTURE" I MADE WITH JUST 14 NORMAL FRAMES OF THIS FILM IN THE LOMOKINO STYLE USING A
YASHICA SAMURAI 1/2-FRAME CAMERA & CAFFENOL DEVELOPER.