ADOX/ EFKE 50 roll & Lrg-Frmt- Ei: 20~125 iso
NORMAL dr5 ISO: 50
Good image quality - normally, and what used to be our personal favorite efke film. An old fashioned looking film quality. ADOX/Efke-50 has the highest contrast of the normal efke film types in dr5, about close to a #3 grade. A gray-card neutral image in developer-1.
This film holds detail in the highlights even with the higher contrast and has a wider visual dynamic range [deeper blacks-dmax]. It is sharper than Pan-F in dr5. Normal DMAX for efke-50 is 3.40+
ADOX/EFKE branded films are the same. They both come from the same plant. The EFKE films "are" original ADOX films first produced by Dr. Schleussner in Frankfurt/Main until about 1968. The machines and emulsions were sold to Fotokemika after this and since then they carry on making the ADOX films under the Efke name. FOTOIMPEX keeps the original branding of these films. The ADOX/EFKE plant is one of the oldest film coating plants still producing film.
NOTE: The 120-film will fog easily. We advise special care. Treat it as you
would any high speed film. Use a container or foil to cover the 120 rolls after it has been shot. The 35mm,
120 and large format films all are the same and produce the same results.
ALSO NOTE: ALL ADOX/EFKE films vary from emulsion to emulsion. Though we like these films best for dr5, & test them when possible, we find the emulsion-changes can vary as much as 20%. We would highly suggest if you want to use ADOX/EFKE film - NEG or dr5, test a 'roll/sheets' of purchased stock [10~50 rolls] before doing serious shooting. Testing your stock, old or new, will insure correct exposure.
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