Ilford HP5 Plus and Rodinal with Salt – An Experiment to Minimize Grain and Improve Contrast . . .

. . . A video to accompany this test is on my YouTube Channel and you will find the link at the bottom of this post. Also, quite a long thread has grown from this experiment over at APUG.ORG and a point has been raised about the 4th set of images below (1:100 with Salt). I have added the revision below.

In an attempt to find the best method for reducing the appearance of grain to a minimum when shooting Ilford HP5 Plus and processing in Rodinal (Adox Adonal), I conducted the following experiment.

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This could only happen with a Rangefinder . . .

. . . due to the unique design of a Rangefinder, you could take an entire days worth of photo’s and not realize you had the Lens Cap on the whole time. This is made even worse if your Rangefinder has Through-The-Lens (TTL) metering and you can’t figure out why it isn’t working.

This short video always makes me chuckle, but is a constant reminder that we are only human . . .