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Slow Speed (ISO 10) Orthochromatic Kodalith style Film. Maximum contrast for masks or special effects in Camera or Enlarger. Red Safelight OK. Can be processed in standard B & W paper developer or A & B developer for higher contrast. Used by many photographers for use in creating highlight masks for fine art printing and for creating enlarged negatives, in a two-step process, for contact printing and alternative processes. While many suppliers and manufacturers have discontinued these products, Photo Warehouse with our Ultrafine Product line, continues a tradition of over 30 years, of supplying traditional photographers, what they need, at prices they can afford!
Ultrafine Ortho Litho Film
Features/Customer Product Specification
Extremely high contrast, orthochromatic (NOT panchromatic) film originally designed primarily for making line and halftone negatives for photomechanical reproduction and can be utilized as a continuous tone film, dependent upon handling, development, Etc..
Wide exposure and development latitude.
Produces sharp halftone dots suitable for dot etching.
Can be used in professional applications for copying line originals, for
producing negative slides from line copy (e.g., title slides), and for special
Can also be used for making highlight masks to improve the reproduction of
important highlight detail when making duplicates from transparencies or color
prints by the dye transfer process.
Continuous tone applications
a KODAK 1A Safelight Type Filter/light red or the equivalent, in a suitable
safelight lamp equipped with a 15-watt bulb. Keep the film at least 4 feet (1.2
meters) from the safelight. Avoid prolonged exposure to safelight illumination.
/ ASA 8 – 10 for general halftone works (Developing in
an A & B Type Developer)
ASA 10– 25 when shooting continuous tone (Common
processing you can use a Kodak 1A Safelight to check development. (Do NOT use an
Amber Safe Light)
with many different normal B&W developers and even Caffenol , for example.
These are some real basic guidelines. The film inherently has wide latitude in
high contrast applications, and a much narrower window when utilizing as a
Ultrafine Ortho Litho Film 35mm x 20 exp
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