Ilford Ortho Plus 80 in the Beaches.

 Ilford Ortho Plus 80 is not a new film in Ilford's line up, but new in the sense it's available in 120 and 35mm to the delight of black and whtie photographers everywhere. I bought a few rolls to try out while staying at my brother's place but in the end only shot one of them, after being on a tear with my Rolleiflex. In terms of developers I had D76 mixed up and since it and ID-11 are pretty much the same developer, I used the ID-11 1+1 time and went to town. 

So, what I found, this film LOVES bright sunshine. I shot with my Olympus OM-2n, with Zuiko lenses and they are plenty contrasty without requiring a filter. I shot on day that had a mixture of sun and cloud, and when the sun was out, the film popped. However, when the sun went behind the clouds it got a bit duller. You definitely want a bright and sunny day. 

Ortho Plus 80 is my first experience with orthochromatic film, in terms of handling I found Ortho Plus 80 low maintence compared to Ferrania P30 which requires more care in metering and development. 

Camera: Olympus OM-2n, Zuiko S 50 f1.4 lens, Zuiko S 28 f2.8 lens.  

Film: Ilford Ortho Plus 80, D76 1+1. 

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