The oldest commercial developer still in production, Rodinal (formerly Agfa Rodinal, now sold as Adox Rodinal, Adonal, R09 One Shot) is famous for its contrast. It does not get more Rodinal than works together with former Agfa scientists on all Agfa-replacement you have used Agfa Rodinal* before. Rodinal is a classic developer–some would say the classic developer–that features fine grain and high acutance, perfect for use with Arista, Ilford and Foma .

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It was the first product sold by Agfa and is the oldest photographic product still available Rodinal’s main component is Para-aminophenol, Rodinal’s main component is phenidone 1-phenyl-3 pyrozolidone. Post was not sent – check your email addresses!

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Compensating developer At the high dilution of 1: You must log in or sign up to reply here. I need only 1ml Rodinal Special to develop one roll of 9. Rodinal has been my developer of choice for the past 30 years. Rated 4 out of 5 by enero from Great stuff! Views Read View source View history.


Shipment from UK to Canada requires a minium order of pound stering, that is too steep for a bottle of ml developer!

Connect Chemicals, took over, so after many changes of ownership, the lab that produced Rodinal for Agfa no longer produces Agfa chemicals.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. But this past year I started playing with other developers, and I am very impressed and pleased with this stuff. I used it for years in my traditional darkroom, but never scanned the negs.

Do you know the photography of Ralph Gibson? Negatives within this contrast ratio will produce good prints without manipulation and show a black, white and a balanced scale of grays in between.

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This may have helped sales to amateur users who did not have to make up an entire packet of developer, enough for many films but with a short life once made up. TrollJul 12, Dilution variations If the subject contrast is very flat the dilution of Rodinal can be reduced to 1: With fine grained film this developer is at its best.

Adox sold it as Adolux APH I love rodinal, and with FP4 it is my favourite combo.

It has a famously long shelf life, and a few mLs goes a long way, which makes it a pretty economical choice. Rodinal vs D76 Processing — Sustainable Communities.


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But I have used it in the past with 35mm and medium format Ilford and Kodak as well. Average exposure and development would give a high contrast negative which would need manipulation at the printing stage to show shadow and highlight detail in the finished print. Don’t be fooled into throwing it out! You are advised to wear rubber gloves and taking normal darkroom precautions when handling this product.

Pan F 50 is fantastic in this mix, it keeps the highlights from blowing out and doesn’t get any crazy grain, but on the other hand TriX or APX get very intense grain. Extreme dilutions can be used for special purposes: Foma calls it Fomadon R09 for bottles made after From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Rodinal is undoubtedly a classic in every sense of the word and the many photographers who continue to use it, or indeed who have only recently discovered it, never look back… their results probably speak for themselves. Adonal is still used in other regions. Personal tools Log in.