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#1 Steve Ricoh

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 13:01

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Part 5 (of 7) is here https://emulsive.org...ental-to-rollei (the earlier volumes are cross referenced).
I wasn't aware of so many, having been told film is dead.
Not dead at all, but it needs nurturing to continue to live on for generations to come.
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#2 earleygallery

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 13:17

I wasn't aware of so many, having been told film is dead.
 

 

The people who keep saying film is dead are the people who don't use it. They need to remember that it's only dead to themselves.


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#3 Martin B

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 17:39

Always wished to have the no longer available and hard to find Rollei Infrared 400 film. It has a much wider IR sensitivity up to 820 nm than the still available Ilford SFX 200. 



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Posted 12 July 2018 - 18:51

Always wished to have the no longer available and hard to find Rollei Infrared 400 film. It has a much wider IR sensitivity up to 820 nm than the still available Ilford SFX 200.

Rolled 400 infrared is available in the UK from Silverprint and other suppliers. I bought some a week ago and developed a roll today (Rodinal 1:25 for ten and a half minutes).

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 18:54

Always wished to have the no longer available and hard to find Rollei Infrared 400 film. It has a much wider IR sensitivity up to 820 nm than the still available Ilford SFX 200. 

 

This stuff? https://www.bhphotov...arch=yes&sts=ps


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Posted 12 July 2018 - 19:00

 

Thanks - surprised they have it now, was looking there for this 35 mm film a while ago and couldn't find it, it was always stated as being out of stock. 



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Posted 12 July 2018 - 19:01

Rolled 400 infrared is available in the UK from Silverprint and other suppliers. I bought some a week ago and developed a roll today (Rodinal 1:25 for ten and a half minutes).

 

Since I don't live in the UK, it doesn't make sense for me to order from there in the small quantity I need it for. But thanks for the info!



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Posted 13 July 2018 - 01:55

how do they ship infrared sensitive film?

 

a Japanese photographer i know suggested this film the other day > https://www.japancam...etpan-400-film/



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Posted 13 July 2018 - 03:21

I read the JCH article, looked good.

 

Having done a heap of I/R in the past on film, I was eager to try some again more recently, and used Rollei SuperPan 200. OK, not true I/R, but pretty handy, and available.

 

Maybe try some of that as well.

 

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Posted 13 July 2018 - 17:35

cool site :) interesting results

 

https://www.oneyearw...com/film-dating

 

 

Part 5 (of 7) is here https://emulsive.org...ental-to-rollei (the earlier volumes are cross referenced).
I wasn't aware of so many, having been told film is dead.
Not dead at all, but it needs nurturing to continue to live on for generations to come.



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Posted 13 July 2018 - 17:54

I use Rollei 400S IR film both in 35mm and 70mm, where it is currently the only game in town other than the very occasionally made and absurdly expensive Ilford HP5 (about 4 times the price for a 100 foot roll of 70mm type 2 perforated as the Rollei film at around £310 against £80. Although the 400S is described as an IR film it is more of a daylight film with extended red spectrum sensitivity and works perfectly well as a panchromatic daylight film. I am confused by all the different 400 ISO B&W films Rollei offer under different names. I just have a suspicion they may all be the same basic stock. 

 

Whereas the Emulsive work is useful, it would be much more useful assembled into a single downloadable PDF file. I would happily make a Paypal contribution to download such a useful information source. 

 

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Posted 13 July 2018 - 18:00

...."with one final listing article to go before the epilogue arrives with a complete reduced-detail listing on a single page."


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Posted 13 July 2018 - 22:15

I use Rollei 400S IR film both in 35mm and 70mm, where it is currently the only game in town other than the very occasionally made and absurdly expensive Ilford HP5 (about 4 times the price for a 100 foot roll of 70mm type 2 perforated as the Rollei film at around £310 against £80. Although the 400S is described as an IR film it is more of a daylight film with extended red spectrum sensitivity and works perfectly well as a panchromatic daylight film. I am confused by all the different 400 ISO B&W films Rollei offer under different names. I just have a suspicion they may all be the same basic stock. 
 
Whereas the Emulsive work is useful, it would be much more useful assembled into a single downloadable PDF file. I would happily make a Paypal contribution to download such a useful information source. 
 
Wilson

EM could well be interested, maybe send him a message. (He's active on Twitter, and of course at emulsive.org)

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Posted 14 July 2018 - 12:03

EM has got back to me to say he will certainly consider issuing the entire list of current film stocks as a single PDF, once they are all done, updated and corrected. 

 

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