Bermuda – Kodak XX – Developed in Rodinal 1:50


Meghan and I went to Bermuda over holiday. I brought my black paint Leica M3 and shot a handful of rolls while there. This is one of the more interesting rolls – because the contrast is off the charts. Which DOES NOT work with most of the images… but totally does with the others.

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My first attempt at stand processing AND Blue X Ray film

This is 4×5 Blue X-ray film that had been cut and reboxed for this large format size. Film like this comes 8×10 and larger… including 11×14 – which I hope to be using on Tiny Tim (my 11×14 camera – not a character from a Dickens book).
The black horizontal lines were from my misloading the film into the developing reel. It took a whole package of the film for me to realize that there were in fact corner marks (the corners are rounded) and since the film is double sided with emulsion – loading the emulsion is a crapshoot with a medal tank like mine.
Next time – in my plastic tank.
This is stand developing… so Rodinal 1:100 for 10 minutes.
Seems as if I both underexposed and underdeveloped.

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