Lomographic Earl Grey 100 (35mm)!

2011-10-13

An excellent all rounder that performs well both in the dark and indoor circumstances and outside in blazing sunlight.

Credits: stratski

Lately I’ve been getting into black and white photography, and one of the films I’ve tried out was the brand new Lomography Earl Grey ISO 100 (35mm) film. I must say, I’m not disappointed! I have been able to shoot in a wide range of circumstances, both outdoors and indoors, in darkness and in blazing sunlight. Earl Grey has produced some excellent results.

Outdoors, blazing sunlight in the middle of the day.

The fine grain of the film is suited for a lot of different subjects, from wide landscapes, to close-ups and portraits. Whether you use it in a SLR of in a rangefinder, Earl Grey will give you value. For some reason I was expecting something with a coarser grain (silly maybe, in a 100 ISO film), but I’m actually quite pleased with this fine grain.

Outdoors, dusk and evening.
Indoors, long exposure.

And for those of you who process your own film: if you are using Rollei RHS, a developing time of 5,5 minutes at 24 degrees Celsius works fine. Although I must admit that I have only tried this one developing time, so maybe developing for a little bit more will give even better, more contrasted results (I’m relatively new to home developing…). I guess I’ll just have to keep on shooting Earl Grey.

Lomography’s Earl Grey is an exquisite black and white 35mm ISO 100 film that will surely give your shots an extra dose of style and class. Whether you’re taking landscapes or portraits, you will get jaw-dropping results with Earl Grey super-fine grain and wide tonal range. See our selection of Lomography films here.

written by stratski on 2011-10-13 #gear #film #review #contrast #performance #black-and-white-film #b-w #lomography #user-review #earl-grey

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