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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Pros and Cons of Agfa Rodinal ?

Plus points with Rodinal – it keeps a long time even in part-used bottles, it can be used at high dilutions so is economical and it gives very low base fog the areas of the film with no rodianl are very clear. This developer give great tones and grains to your negatives.

So what are the ideal films to be used with Rodinal? I have used a number of other developers, but one quality of Rodinal Special beats out others: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

Secondly, it produces very clear film base. Retrieved from ” https: Whatever developer you choose, you need to do everything exactly the same every time to get consistent results.


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No more big jugs taking up space! Rodnial life rodimal several years half-opened bottles reported to last over 40 years Recommended dilution: Your name or email address: Lastly, it’s history speaks for itself, think of it as good old reliable! I take from the bottle as I need. Negatives within this contrast ratio will produce good prints without manipulation and show a black, white and a balanced scale of grays in between. Notify me of new comments via rodjnal. Most importantly it will give brilliant negatives to work from with as much gradation of tone as can be reproduced on modern printing papers.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by Jones the Geneus from A very nice developer I purchased this in replacement of Agfa rodinal. It can then be repeated again and again with guaranteed results every time.

Rodinal Special can be ordered from Lumiere-shop. I have used it for years and really appreciate it.

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Connect Chemicals, took over, so after many changes of ownership, the lab that produced Rodinal for Agfa no longer produces Agfa chemicals. Because over-development, or an increase in developer strength, cannot appreciably raise the density of the exposed shadow areas in the region of lightly exposed silver halides there is almost nothing to actually over-developthe developer strength or developing time can be varied to lower or increase the highlight areas.

It seems everybody’s experience varies.

I love rodinal, and with FP4 it is my favourite combo. Which is a big plus in an apartment! Post was not sent – check your email addresses! But I have used it in the past with 35mm and medium format Ilford and Kodak as well. Foma calls it Rodinak R09 for bottles made after Stand development of sheet films, oriented vertically with high dilution, no agitation, and extremely long developing times can be used for special purposes.

Discussion in ‘ Minox ‘ started by mtc photographyJul 7, By diluting it according to requirements, you can match Roxinal to any black and white negative film regardless of contrast.