Roll History

Roll:2011-01-23 Ilford FP4+

Camera
Ricoh XR-20sp
lens
Rikenon P 1:2.0 50mm
Speed
ISO 125/22°

Started on Black Mountain Tower in Canberra, then a few photos in Cowra on the way home, and finished at the 2011 Bathurst 12 Hour event two weeks later.

Processing

Developer
Kodak HC-110, dilution ‘H’ (1:64)
Time
18 minutes
Agitation
Two inversions at the start of every minute, including the first
Stop
Kodak indicator stop bath, 1:64
Fixer
Ilford Rapid Fixer, 1:64, 5 minutes with similar agitation as the developer
Wash
Using the “Ilford technique”, then a good soak in de-ionised water with Ilfotol 1:200

Scanning

Nikon Coolscan V ED @ 4000 spi. Greyscale with auto exposure.

Results

Good. A little on the “thick” side (over exposed/developed). I clearly have focusing problems with my XR-20. I think the mirror is a little loose, throwing off the geometry of the SLR arrangement.

Example:

Source:

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