35mm BW Film - FPP X2 (Eastman Double-X - 1 Roll)
1 Roll / 35mm / 24 exp / ISO 200 / DX Coded / Process: Standard BW
What is FPP X2?
X2 stands for Eastman Double-X 5222 film. An iconic Double-X motion picture film from Eastman Kodak is now available in convenient 24 exposure 35mm rolls! Each roll is DX Coded for use in all 35mm cameras and processing is standard BW, so it can be developed by any lab that handles BW film.
Acclaimed films like The Lighthouse, Paper Moon, Casino Royale and Raging Bull have relied on this beautiful BW film and now you can capture the same gorgeous tones with your 35mm camera. Hand-rolled from fresh film onto recycled materials, these 24 exposure rolls are the perfect choice for most lighting situations offering greater depth of field without increased illumination. Like the iconic Tri-X, X2 adapted for 35mm cameras is your new go-to for stunning BW images!
- Medium-speed panchromatic negative film
- Suitable for outdoors and indoor photography
- Superbly subtle tone scale
- 24 exposure rolls
- DX coded
- Process BW
For home developing the recommended developer is FPP D96 (7 minues 30 Seconds at 68 degreesF). You can also send to your favorite lab(like https://thedarkroom.com/)
Above: The name is Bond, James Bond...shot on Double X! Image from Casino Royale. Below: Ryan O'Neal from Paper Moon (also shot on Double-X)
Technical info from Kodak:
Black-and-white negative films from Kodak have been a creative story telling tool for decades. EASTMAN DOUBLE-X Negative Film 5222 / 7222 has the subtleties in tone scale that you’ve come to expect, and now it’s been optimized for physical performance. Designed for general production use outdoors and in the studio, in dim light, and anywhere you need greater depth of field without increased illumination. This high-speed camera negative film has excellent image-structure characteristics.