Kodak Plus-X 125 Review (Expired Kodak PX 125 Film)A mini Kodak Plus-X 125 review after shooting this expired 35mm film in Poland with local models using Leica film cameras.
Kodak Plus X 125 Film – IntroTo my knowledge Kodak Plus-X 125 film was discontinued by Kodak in 2011 and dates back to before Kodak Tri-X 400 film. Kodak Plus X is said to have been first on sale in 1938 to use with movie cameras similar to the modern Kodak Vision3 motion picture film that I am now using today for colour 35mm photography. I bought my expired Kodak Plus-X film as a bulk roll short end on eBay. I spooled some of the film and took it with me on my model photography trip to Poland. I shot the Plus-X at ISo 100, developed the film in Xtol and scanned the film on an Epson v800 scanner. Here are some samples –
35mm Kodak Plus X 125 – Flickr Photos
Kodak Plus-X 125 Review – ThoughtsI was impressed by the latitude and fine grain especially considering it was expired film. I would happy use Plus X 125 again if I acquired some. I would say it is perhaps like a finer grain Ilford FP4 Plus film with a creamer look. On the whole I found Plus-X to be lower contrast than the modern Kodak T-Max 100 T grain film.
Kodak Plus-X 125 Test Photo!Here is me in my scruff testing my first roll of bulk loaded Kodak Plus-X in a mirror in the garden with my Leica M2 camera before taking it to Poland! 🙂
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