Agfaphoto apx 400 professional black and white negative. First off, it suffers from a lack of brand recognition among new and casual shooters. A quick test agfaphoto apx 400 professional 35mm film. This film is sold by lupus imaging, and, it seems, is most likely made by harman, similar to the rollei rpx films, and but perhaps not quite the same as. So the apx 400 stayed in a bag on my bedroom floor for 6 months, with another case unopened. Apx 400 is particularly suitable for shooting in lowlight conditions. It is universally applicable and suitable for a wide range of photographic applications such as action, sports, reportage, fashion and advertising. I hoard a rather large stock and only break some out for special projects.
Apx 400 provides remarkable performance and reliability even in bad light. Agfa is a belgiangerman multinational corporation that develops, manufactures, and distributes analogue and digital imaging products and systems, as well as it solutions. A quick test agfaphoto apx 400 professional 35mm film 28mmf2. Agfaphotos apx 100 professional black and white negative film is a medium speed black and white film for producing prints using a traditional black and white printing process. It handled very well the 200 to 800 iso range in id 11 for 12 minutes. I like to push black and white film and sometimes trix can be a little too grainy at 1600 and ilford hp5 can turn out a bit messy. The apx 4000 delivers all the benefits of tdma technology in the smallest p25 capable portable in the industry.
Over the last few decades the agfa brand has certainly lost its luster, which is a shame considering they were one of the largest and best film manufacturers in europe for much of the 20th century. Agfaphoto apx black and white 100 iso 35mm x 36 exp. Technical data agfa professional films agfacolor optima 100 agfacolor optima 200 agfacolor optima 400 agfacolor portrait 160 agfachrome rsx ii 50 agfachrome rsx ii 100 agfachrome rsx ii 200 agfapan apx 100 agfapan apx 400 agfa scala 200x new generation as of 2003 in professional photography and creative imaging the main. High speed film, rated at iso 40027 suitable for a wide range of general purpose photography fine grain good sharpness broad tonal range. He kindly sent me the films due to losing a bet that we made last year in regards to liverpool fc who i support finishing higher than manchester utd who he supports. I did a comparison of 35mm agfa apx 400, kodak tmax 400, trix, ilford hp5 and ilford delta 400. The tonality, sharpness and latitude are all fitting a professional monochrome film. Agfaphoto vista plus 400 film profile casual photophile. Which, i suppose, is why the city built up its downtown. Agfaphoto apx 400 is a highspeed black and white negative film with a nominal sensitivity of iso 40027. Agfa apx 400 in pmk pyro my recent discovery of pmk pyro developer has turned my way of thinking about film and developer 180 o.
Thanks to its fine grain and wide range of exposure, it produces striking images with excellent sharpness and contrast. Agfa graphics offers integrated prepress and industrial inkjet systems to the printing and graphics industries. Then add that to the fact that apx 400 is tonal beyond belief. The new agfa apx 400 is called new because there was an agfa apx 400 produced by a german manufactory. Dec 27, 2016 agfaphoto vista plus 400 starts at a disadvantage. Soft film, low contrast but increasing the development time for a minute or so, should give it a bit more kick. Spec is hard to come by made harder still by the fact the agfaphoto website seems to list the old emulsion. Mar 16, 2014 a quick test agfaphoto apx 400 professional 35mm film having used agfaphotos apx100 for a few years, it seemed a good idea to try the 400 asa version as i havent used much film above 100 asa for a while. I believe that apx 400 is as many other films are developer dependant. Agfaphoto apx 400 536 provides remarkable performance and reliability even in lowlight conditions.
Massive dev chart film development, film developing database. Agfa apx 400 chasing light chasing light chasing light. Apx 400s claim to fame is its incredible highlight. Sep, 20 afaik there never was a agfa belgium made apx100. The apx 100 and 400 new emulsion have nothing to do anymore with the old agfa apx, are made by ilford and are close relatives to the kentmere films, but must not be 100 % identical. It actually has a long and fascinating history, more on that here. Dec 15, 20 i loaded the camera with agfa apx 400 which is a film i have no experience with and pushed it to 1600. The strengths of apx 100 are apparent in diverse fields. Adox pan 400 film agfaphoto in leverkusen went into receivership in 2005 and all attempts to save it failed. Agfas own outstanding blackandwhite emulsions apx 100 professional is an extremely finegrained mediumspeed film which, if processed carefully in rodinal, gives as fine a grain as is likely to be required with most photographic subjects and situations. Some say its really a 200 iso film and not the most suitable for this kind of thing. Developed in fomadom p and printed on fomaspeed variant 312. This fine grain superpanchromatic film has an exposure latitude of practically one full stop over and under exposure capacity, providing excellent sharpness and contrast, as well as high edge definition. Fine grain texture with high resolution and tonal latitude round.
Agfa agfapan apx 100 in sheet film 9x12cm and medium format among the currently available range of black and white films, there are two films named agfaphoto apx, in 100 and 400 speeds. Make offer new agfa professional 25 sheet agfapan 400 4x5 expired film kept in fridge rare. I guess it wasnt much, just a handful of old buildings. But they stopped their production some time ago the old stock wasis sold under the label rollei rpx 400 and somebody bought the rights. Fotoimpex chm 100 400 universal apx 100 400 new, rpx 100 400, kentmere 100 400 fpp 100 400 edu kentmere 100 400 ilford sp816t same emulsion on different base as sfx 200. I always go to ilford delta 100 or kodak tmax 100, but this apx has a nice price and i wanted to give it a go. Mahn gmbh rollei retro 100 400 and lupus agfaphoto apx 100 400. Buy agfa photo apx 400 prof 536 camera film pack of 10 at amazon uk. Adox also states that there is enough old stock around for it to be sold for several years to come. Strange, just last week adox had a film on their website, adox pan 400 based on apx 400 to be released and today there are no trace of this. Agfa apx is a happy medium and im starting to shoot more and more of it. The company got out of the consumer market in 2004. Agfa is another well known film company, established in 1867 in berlin.
Continuous for the first minute, then every 30 seconds. This is fresh film and not from the leftover stock made when agfa colapsed. High speed film, rated at iso 400 27 suitable for a wide range of general purpose photography fine grain good sharpness broad tonal range. Agfaphoto apx 100 is a mediumspeed black and white negative film with a nominal sensitivity of iso 10021. Easy to use, tough as nails, a hard value to beat, it seamlessly connects agencies throughout your city for fast. According to adox several trading companies bought up old apx stock. However, changes in specifications may occur without prior notice. Plastic lensed halina with agfaphoto apx100 processed and scanned by digitalab. Become part of our fun community, share your fantastic photos with friends and read the latest photography tips, news and features. Ive used the agfa apx 400 at 200, 400 and 800 and ive developed it at box speed 400. Agfaphoto apx 400 professional black and white negative film. Being rated at iso 400, apx 400 is particularly suitable for action photography and available light situations. Retro 400s is the successor to the old retro 400 agfa apx 400 film. Find great deals on ebay for agfa apx and agfa apx 400.
Today i shot a canon a1 with apx agfa photo film, and show you all the 36 shots that came out of it. Agfa apx 400 is a punchy fast monochrome that gives photos a crisp style perfectly suited to lomography. Yes, its grainy but its the sharpest damn grain youve ever seen. The data herein published were derived from materials taken from general production runs. View and download agfaphoto af 8070 user manual online. Agfaphotos apx 400 professional black and white negative film is a high speed black and white film for producing prints using a traditional black and white printing process. Agfa apx 100 is for me the apex of medium speed monochrome emulsions. The new apx is manufactured by a known large manufacturer of photographic materials for the agfaphoto brand license holders. Agfaphoto apx 400 is a fast speed black and white photo camera film suitable for a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications in photography. Apx 100 is universally suitable for all professional applications. They licensed their brand to other manufacturers, which use some of the old agfa film names even though the emulsions are different. The film exhibits a high nominal sensitivity of iso 40027 and can effectively be pushed to iso 160033 for use in lowlight conditions and with fastmoving subjects. Agfa silvertone agfapan apx 400 arista edu old fortepan chm 100 400 universal fotoimpex apx 100 400 new, rpx 100 400, kentmere 100 400.
Its high sensitivity also allows it to be pushed as high as iso 160033 0, making this film ideal for almost any application. After browsing some foruns it was clear that pushing the agfa was not a brilliant idea. I dont remember downtown carmel, indiana, before it was built up. Discover a huge range of cameras, lenses, accessories and films to experiment with. Agfa gevaert group enters into exclusive negotiations for the sale of a part of its healthcare it activities to dedalus holding s. Dec 30, 20 agfaphoto apx 400 is a fast speed black and white photo camera film suitable for a wide range of indoor and outdoor applications in photography. Clearing up some of the confusion around agfa apx and rollei. Processing in kodak xtol for kodaks recommended times minus 10% which has been my standard for delta in the past. Mit dem apx400 habe ich minimale erfahrung, mit dem trix keine.
I loaded the camera with agfa apx 400 which is a film i have no experience with and pushed it to 1600. In years past, i might try a different film, find the results pleasing, buy a brick of it, and then look for a developer that seemed to work well with it. Sign up to get notified when this product is back in stock. Schroeder, former ce of maco, confirmed many times that all apx were form the last and huge production run in 20052006 in leverkusen and there never was a new apx. If you buy an agfa film today, agfa doesnt make it. One such film is agfa apx 100, a blackandwhite negative film. Agfa apx 400 is a newer emulsion of an older agfa film stock. I used trix and neopan 400 instead, and played with foma 200 creative. Agfa apx400, analogue, asa film, black and white, fast film, film photography, olympus om2n. All the apx and rollei retro 100 400 still being sold is old stock.
This film can be used universally and is suitable for a variety of applications in the field of indoor and outdoor photography in bright light. Since november 2006 the company is beeing liquidated. Stunning monochrome medium format portraits in natural light is the agfa apx 400s expertise. Having used agfaphotos apx100 for a few years, it seemed a good idea to try the 400 asa version as i havent used much film above 100 asa for a while. This means that the applications for apx 400 are almost limitless. A month or so ago, i was rooting through some of my stored developers and ran across prescysol.592 590 349 710 1473 1086 1300 1510 697 836 93 280 525 1279 888 848 308 1505 613 201 129 855 651 262 301 444 67 388 315 848 589 1105 379 785 17 611 911 387 1432 1218 1307 510 1077 440 772 674 507 1331 860