Quick Guide to Lomography Lady Grey and Earl Grey Development Times

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Developing your own film is a satisfying analogue experience. But for a beginner, the process could be quite intimidating. If you've shot with Lomography Lady Grey 400 and Lomography Earl Grey 100, here's a handy chart for your reference.

Lomography Lady Grey 400

Lomography Lady Grey film is a 400 ISO black and white film that is perfect for mixed-lighting situations. Expect stunning tones and fine grain from this high ISO film. Here is a development chart for use with several popular developers, we recommend following the manufactures agitation and preparation instructions:

  • Arista Liquid and stock dilution: 8 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Arista Premium and 1+9 dilution: 7 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak D-23 and stock dilution: 7 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak D-23 and 1+1 dilution: 10 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Ilford Microphen and stock dilution: 7 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Tetenal Neofin Blue and stock dilution: 12 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Tetenal Neofin Red and stock dilution: 10 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Rodinal and 1+25 dilution: 5 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Rodinal and 1+50 dilution: 10 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak TMax Developer and 1+4 dilution: 5 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak TMax RS and stock dilution: 6 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak Professional X-Tol and 1+3 dilution: 13 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak Professional X-Tol and stock dilution: 6.5 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak D-76 and stock dilution: 7.5 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak D-76 and 1+1 dilution: 10.5 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak HC-110 and B(1+31) dilution: 6 minutes at 20°C/68°F
Credits: pussylove, bnjmn, grazie, jackpumpkinhead, uphilldawta, dakadev_pui & mont0417

Lomography Earl Grey 100

For shooting daytime and indoors with flash, the Lomography Earl Grey is a great choice. Smooth-grained and classic, this film's a reliable all-rounder. Below is a development chart for use with several popular developers, we recommend following the manufactures agitation and preparation instructions:

  • ID 11 and 1+1 dilution: 9 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • ID 11 and stock dilution: 6 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Ilfosol 3 and 1+14 dilution 6 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Ilfosol S and 1+9 dilution: 7 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Ilford Microphen and stock dilution: 6 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Ilford Microphen and 1+1 dilution: 9 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Ultrafin and 1+20 dilution: 7 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Rodinal and 1+25 dilution: 4 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Rodinal and 1+50 dilution: 8 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak TMax Developer and 1+4 dilution: 6 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak TMax RS and stock dilution: 6 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak Professional X-Tol and 1+2 dilution: 9 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak Professional X-Tol and stock dilution: 5 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak D-76 and stock dilution: 6 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak D-76 and 1+1 dilution: 9 minutes at 20°C/68°F
  • Kodak HC-110 and B(1+31) dilution: 6.5 minutes at 20°C/68°F
Credits: aka_papu, tyler_durden, bccbarbosa, t-rav & lulomo

So you want to shoot monochromes but you're all out of film? Drop by our online shop or one of our worldwide gallery stores to pick up a Lomography Lady Grey 400 film or a Lomography Earl Grey 100. Check out our other film options too, as well as our awesome cameras, lenses, and accessories!

written by cruzron on 2011-08-04 #gear #tutorials #monochrome #black-white #tipster #development #film-processing #lady-grey #earl-grey

Lomography Lady Grey B&W 400 35mm

If you're looking for an excellent 35mm b&w film, the Lomography Lady Grey B&W 400 delivers stunning tones and smooth grain.

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21 Comments

  1. nural
    nural ·

    what if I'm using Kodak D-76?

  2. ck_berlin
    ck_berlin ·

    I need the times for Lomography 120 b/w ISO100 film. Please leave a message in my home. I use Rodinal. Thank you.

  3. rtmoratin
    rtmoratin ·

    No for D76? :o

  4. sthomas68
    sthomas68 ·

    I peeled back the label of my Earl grey and it says process c41. I'm guessing then that the above won't work?

  5. adbigmilk
    adbigmilk ·

    Great idea. I wanted to know. Now i got to buy some.

  6. ibkc
    ibkc ·

    You left out caffenol. ;D

  7. stratski
    stratski ·

    Any ideas on Rollei RHS?

  8. raisedbywolves
    raisedbywolves ·

    I developed a roll in D76 1:1 for 10 minutes at 68 degrees F and they came out pretty good.

  9. bazingo
    bazingo ·

    And with Ultrafin plus (1+6), an idea please?

  10. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    @cruzron: do you have the processing times for Kodak D76 please?

  11. vicuna
    vicuna ·

    Found this on the digitaltruth dev chart
    Earl Grey with D76: www.digitaltruth.com/devchart.php?Film=Earl+Grey&Develo…, (same as ID11)
    and for Lady Grey with D76: www.digitaltruth.com/devchart.php?Film=Lady+Grey&Develo… (almost the same as D23)

  12. tsaramaso
    tsaramaso ·

    Does anybody have ever pushed 100 earl grey to 400??? I did by mistake...some ideas for developing times, please?

  13. yuanchin13
    yuanchin13 ·

    how about earl grey with kodak HC110?Developing time

  14. dwilkin
    dwilkin ·

    Do these apply to 120 as well?

  15. the-peter-orban
    the-peter-orban ·

    today I developed a Lady Grey in Fomadon LQN 1+10 @ 22 degree Celsius for 10 minutes.
    It looks great. :)

  16. aclockworkamber666
    aclockworkamber666 ·

    does anyone know the times for lady grey 400 if i'm using ilfotec hc 1:31 ? cheers! :)

  17. fabiocrd
    fabiocrd ·

    For Ilfosol 3 i used 6 minutes in 1+9 concentration. Is a good balance for medium exposed film. For underexposed film 6.30.

  18. fabiocrd
    fabiocrd ·

    Lady gray film

  19. tamostamos
    tamostamos ·

    What about fixing? I use ilford rapid fixer 1.4ratio. Earl grey.

  20. lupideeloop
    lupideeloop ·

    It seems Lomography's Lady Grey is now Fomapan 400.

  21. danypag
    danypag ·

    does anyone know the times for lady grey 400 if i'm using ilfotec hc 1:31 ? Best regards! :)

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