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From the “Flowers & Botanical” series

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“Pitcher Plant-#1” © John Kasinger

4 X 5 Kodak TMAX 400 In Rodinal 1:100 ( film development for night scenes)

# 22    4 X 5

By John Kasinger

Kodak TMAX 400 In Rodinal 1:100

This is the best combination I have found for night scenes.  The reciprocity response can’t be beat and the speed and tonality are superb.

The Recipe

4 X 5 In JOBO

Kodak TMAX 400 / Rodinal / 1:100

•  NO PRESOAK

•  Developer.  Make 16 oz. (500 ml ) by mixing
Rodinal stock solution 1:100 with water.

•  20C ( 68 F ).

•  10 minutes.

•  Water rinse 1 minute.

•  Rapid fixer for 4 minutes.

Roll Film Fugi acros In Microdol-X 1:3 ( when big enlargements are required )

# 21    Roll Film

By John Kasinger

Fugi acros In Microdol-X 1:3

Both Fugi Acros and Kodak Microdol-X produce very fine grain.  This is a good combination when big enlargements are required.  This makes a negative that is a little flat but scans very well and has good acutance.

The Recipe

Roll Film

Fugi Acros / Microdol-X / 1:3

•  NO PRESOAK

•  Developer.  Make 16 oz. (500 ml ) by mixing
Microdol-X stock solution 1:3 with water.

•  75F

•  18 minutes.

•  Water rinse 1 minute.

•  Rapid fixer for 4 minutes.

4 X 5 Arista 100 In Rodinal 1:100 ( when you are on a budget with 4 X 5 )

# 20    4 X 5

By John Kasinger

Arista 100 In Rodinal 1:100

This is a good combination.  I have used this one a lot.  It is a great combination when you are on a budget with 4 X 5.  Both the developer and film are very economical with very good results.

The recipe

4 X 5 In JOBO

Arista 100 / Rodinal / 1:100

•  NO PRESOAK

•  Developer.  Make 16 oz. (500 ml ) by mixing
Rodinal stock solution 1:100 with water.

•  20C ( 68 F ).

•  8 minutes.

•  Water rinse 1 minute.

•  Rapid fixer for 4 minutes.

Roll Film Ilford HP5 In Rodinal 1:50 ( This is a great ISO 400 film )

# 19   Roll Film

By John Kasinger

Ilford HP5 In Rodinal 1:50

This is a great combination with great tonality.  This is a great ISO 400 film.

The Recipe

Roll Film

Ilford HP5 / Rodinal / 1:50

•  NO PRESOAK

•  Developer.  Make 16 oz. (500 ml ) by mixing
Rodinal stock solution 1:50 with water.

•  20C ( 68 F ).

•  11 minutes.

•  Water rinse 1 minute.

•  Rapid fixer for 4 minutes.

•  Wash 20 minutes with 4 water changes.

Kodak TMAX 100 In Rodinal 1:100 ( great combination for general 4 x 5 photography )

# 18    4 X 5

By John Kasinger

Kodak TMAX 100 In Rodinal 1:100

This is another great combination for general 4 x 5 photography.  This is one of my favorites but the film is a little expensive.  TMAX film has great reciprocity response so it is what to go to for very long exposures.

The recipe

4 X 5 In JOBO

Kodak TMAX 100 / Rodinal / 1:100

•  NO PRESOAK

•  Developer.  Make 16 oz. (500 ml ) by mixing
Rodinal stock solution 1:100 with water.

•  20C ( 68 F ).

•  9 minutes.

•  Water rinse 1 minute.

•  Rapid fixer for 4 minutes.

Fugi Acros In Acufine 1:2 ( a very fine grained high acutance film )

# 17   Roll Film

By John Kasinger

Fugi Acros In Acufine 1:2

Fugi acros is a very fine grained high acutance film.  Acufine diluted 1:2 gives great tones.

The Recipe

Roll Film

Fugi Acros / Acufine / 1:2

•  NO PRESOAK

•  Developer.  Make 16 oz. (500 ml ) by mixing
Acufine stock solution 1:2 with water.

•  20C ( 68 F ).

•  6 minutes.

•  Water rinse 1 minute.

•  Rapid fixer for 4 minutes.

•  Wash 20 minutes with 4 water changes.

4 X 5 Rollie Infrared 400 In Rodinal 1:100 ( This combination gives great tonality even in harsh lighting )

# 16   4X 5

By John Kasinger

4 X 5 Rollie Infrared 400 In Rodinal 1:100

Rollie infrared 400 is a very high acutance film especially in      4 X 5.  This combination gives great tonality even in harsh lighting.

The recipe

4 X 5 In JOBO

Rollie 400 IR / Rodinal / 1:100

•  NO PRESOAK

•  Developer.  Make 16 oz. (500 ml ) by mixing
Rodinal stock solution 1:100 with water.

•  20C ( 68 F ).

•  8 minutes.

•  Water rinse 1 minute.

•  Rapid fixer for 4 minutes.

•  Wash 20 minutes with 4 water changes.

4 X 5 Fomapan 100 In Rodinal 1:100 ( my favorite go to combination for 4 X 5 )

# 15   4 X 5

By John Kasinger

Fomapan 100 In Rodinal 1:100

This is my favorite go to combination for 4 X 5.  It gives great acutance with beautiful tones.

The recipe

4 X 5 In JOBO

Fomapan 100 / Rodinal / 1:100

•  NO PRESOAK

•  Developer.  Make 16 oz. (500 ml ) by mixing
Rodinal stock solution 1:100 with water.

•  20C ( 68 F ).

•  8 minutes.

•  Water rinse 1 minute.

•  Rapid fixer for 4 minutes.

•  Wash 20 minutes with 4 water changes.