Category: architecture photography

kodak t-max 400 photo sample
München, Germany, August 2013.

Technical info: Rolleiflex 2,8C camera with Schneider – Kreuznach Xenotar 1:2,8/80 lens; Kodak Tri-X 400 negative film; nominal sensitivity 400 ASA exposed as 400 ASA; processing: 5 min presoaking, developing two films in Kodak XTOL developer at 20°C/68°F (11th and 12th films developed in 800 ml of developer), agitating: 30 sec. at the beginning and 10 sec. every minute for 14 min.

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Forgotten colors

Thanks to Mr Marian, one of the greatest polish camera collector, I become an owner of few rolls of ORWO Color NC19 film (expiry date: December 1992). Usually I’m an admirer of black&white photography but this time I couldn’t hesitate to check how a color, a vividness of that film looks like. While a proper chemicals are no longer in production I decided to risk and treat the film in C-41 processing.

orwo color nc 19 film

orwo color nc19
Łódź, December 2011.

Technical info: Rolleiflex 2,8C camera with Schneider – Kreuznach Xenotar 1:2.8/80 lens; ORWO Color NC19 negative film (expiry date: December 1992); nominal sensitivity 64 ASA exposed as 25 ASA; C-41 processing;

orwopan 100 film
Cassino, Łódź, April 2013.

Technical info: Rolleiflex Automat K4B camera with Carl Zeiss Tessar 1:3,5 f=75mm lens; Orwopan 100 negative film (expiry date: july 1997); nominal sensitivity 100 ASA exposed as 50 ASA; processing: 17 min presoaking, developing two films in Kodak XTOL developer at 20°C/768°F (11th and 12th film developed in a 1000 ml stock), agitating: 30 sec. at the beginning and 10 sec. every minute for 10 min.

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orwo orwopan 100 film
Building on Demokratyczna Street, Łódź, Poland, March 2012.

Technical info: Rolleiflex Automat K4B camera with Carl Zeiss Tessar 1:3.5 f=75mm lens,Orwo Orwopan 100 (expiry date: july 1995); nominal sensitivity film 100 ASA exposed as 50 ASA; processing: 5 min presoaking, developing in R09 One Shot, 1:100 (8 ml:800 ml) at 20°C/68°F, agitating for 30 sec. and then left standing for 1 hour (stand development).

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