Delta 3200

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whelk doctor
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Delta 3200

Post by whelk doctor » Tue May 02, 2006 4:55 pm

Can anyone reccomend a developer to make Delta 3200 even grainier?

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Post by circleofconfusion » Wed May 03, 2006 9:47 am

I've had nice grainy results with Ilford Ilfosol-S (see ... 226-062047)

The negs were a bit thin so I'd be inclined to either over expose another stop or leave it in the developer a bit longer.
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Re: Delta 3200

Post by Keith Tapscott. » Wed May 03, 2006 9:55 am

whelk doctor wrote:Can anyone reccomend a developer to make Delta 3200 even grainier?
Agfa Rodinal.

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Delta 3200

Post by pentaxpete » Mon May 08, 2006 12:05 pm

I have developed several Delta 3200 films for other people and have not yet got any dense enough negatives ! I followed the Rodinal recommendation for 1+25 - result THIN ! I tried Crawley FX37 formula for his time-result THIN !
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Post by Bertilsson » Thu May 11, 2006 2:43 pm

I agree that Rodinal 1+25 will give you elephant size grain. Agitate heavily, which means you'll effectively shorten the time it needs to be in the soup, so run a test roll first, or at least a clip test.
I shot some indoor shots with Delta 3200 a while back and processed in Rodinal. I liked the results very much.

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