Rollei RPX 100 with the Pentax P30.
Having just loaded up my Olympus OM2n with a roll of Rollei RPX 100 it has prompted me to write up my results from the last time I used this film
Back in 2019 I had a couple of days out with my Pentax P30 and SMC Pentax-M 50mm f1.7 lens and loaded with a 36 exposure roll of the Rollei RPX 100.
One day was spent through Bishops Stortford and the second day was Saffron Walden which is a lovely town in Essex, and a favourite of mine.
I developed the film in Ilford ID11 diluted 1:1 for 12 minutes at 20 deg C.
My first location was on a walk through Bishops Stortford.
My second location was the lovely town of Saffron Walden.
I scanned the negatives using a Plustek 8100 scanner and was very pleased with the results. The negs have good tonal variation and contrast so it’s prompted me to stock up with some more of this film.
2 thoughts on “Film Test”
Excellent images and I take my hat off to anyone that does their own processing. Do or did you use a filter while shooting B&W?
I can’t remember if I had a filter attached for these images but I probably did. I usually have an orange filter fitted for added contrast and more dramatic skies. I have recently been reading Ansel Adams book, The Negative, and am reconsidering which filters to use. He shows in detail how different colour filters affect everything in the shot as well as the colour of the blue in the sky.