Rollei ATP 1.1 (35mm, 32 iso) User-Review

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The ultimate Black and White film!

My friend rater offered me one roll of this film recently (Gracias hermano!). It was really a nice present, because I discovered a film that definitely amazed me, and pushed me to write my first film review about it.

Let’s be clear. It is pure BLACK and WHITE. Contrasts are crazy and the grain is ultra fine, I’m in love! I used a Canon F1N with a Zenitar lens (in which I had the red filter provided with it… This lens is so amazing that sometimes I think it would deserve a “lens review"!) and had the camera’s exposure setting at 25 ISO.

The lab which processed the film burned two shots by accident. They didn’t give me any detail, but I think that the process was a bit unusual which could also explain the crazy contrasts of these shots. In fact I’ve just ordered 10 rolls of it to make new test and If my next shots come out with the same quality, I will use this film a lot from now on.

written by stouf on 2009-07-25 in #reviews #rollei #32-iso #zenitar #canon-f1n #red-filter #high-contrast #quebec #atp-11 #b-w #ultra-fine-grain #35mm

14 Comments

  1. babo
    babo ·

    I`m speachless!! Loved your results! What kind of lens is that anyway? In some pics it looks like a fisheye, in others it looks allmost like one, with great angle distortion, but without the dark edges on the pic.

  2. stouf
    stouf ·

    Thanks a lot babo ! The lens is a Zenitar (@http://shop.lomography.com/zenit/lens/), it's a full-frame fisheye (180° in diagonal) and it rocks ! About the gallery, I really think the process was pushed by mistake (1 or 2 stops)... Anyway, I would recommend to overexpose this film...

  3. mattcharnock
    mattcharnock ·

    need to get me some of that! awesome results!

  4. jeabzz
    jeabzz ·

    woow, that's great!

  5. rater
    rater ·

    It is a great film! Actually, it is THE b&w film, it is awesome... a pity you can not submit photos to the review, I have a couple of galleries in my home...

    Maybe your photo are a bit overexposed because the film is rated at 32 iso and you set the camera at 25...

  6. day3hugger
    day3hugger ·

    holy moly!! simply spectacular!

  7. lomosexual_manboy
    lomosexual_manboy ·

    This is the craziest b/w gallery I have ever seen. I want to shoot some of this. It's out of control. I bet it would make for amazing portraits. Way to go Stouf...and Rater for the sweet hook up.

  8. oldskool_rider
    oldskool_rider ·

    wow, that truely is a stunningly beautiful film!!
    and yes, you should review the zenitar lens!

  9. mephisto19
    mephisto19 ·

    OMG wow

  10. sibu_sen
    sibu_sen ·

    Wow! I've never seen anything like that, what a film!

  11. grenoouille
    grenoouille ·

    c'est du délire ce film! le contraste est incroyable! et la finesse du grain est bluffante! il faut que je me trouve un rouleau! tu l'as déjà essayé en 120?

  12. stouf
    stouf ·

    I found some stuff about the processing of this film. In French: @http://www.maco-photo.de/files/images/ATPProspekFR_web.pdf
    And in English: @http://www.freestylephoto.biz/pdf/Rollei_ATP1.1_Datasheet.pdf

  13. stouf
    stouf ·

    I found some stuff about the processing of this film. In French: @http://www.maco-photo.de/files/images/ATPProspekFR_web.pdf
    And in English: @http://www.freestylephoto.biz/pdf/Rollei_ATP1.1_Datasheet.pdf

  14. stickyvinny
    stickyvinny ·

    Wow! This is amazing! :D

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