Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
03-28-2014, 10:18 PM   #16
Site Supporter
stevebrot's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Vancouver (USA)
Photos: Gallery | Albums
Posts: 27,474
QuoteOriginally posted by G and T Quote
This amazes me how upset they get when some-one mentions a scanner. I wonder how they post pictures?
Glenn
Mental telepathy...

Sorry to sound so negative about APUG. They are a great resource and I was active there at one time and I guess I understand the stance of supporting analog process only in terms of forum discussions.


Steve

03-29-2014, 12:28 AM   #17
Veteran Member




Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Sydney
Posts: 671
You guys need to take that to DPUG! j/k

My favourite BW films are:
Fuji acros 100
Fuji neopan 400 (it's discontinued, but beautiful)
Kodak tmax 400
Kodak trix

They are all different, so try them all.

I tried ilford hp5, but I didn't like the grains and it was just too grey with not enough contrast.

Rollei is nice too of you are into IR.

---------- Post added 03-29-14 at 06:28 PM ----------

And don't forget to try colour film, it has different look than digital and I love it!
03-29-2014, 12:38 AM   #18
Veteran Member
hmirchev's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 332
what about Kentmere 100? pretty good price and quality is nice

Kentmere Kentmere 35mm Black and White ISO 100 Negative 6012368
03-29-2014, 05:17 AM   #19
New Member
Scotchman's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: SE Michigan
Posts: 24
Original Poster
Wow thats a lot of useful info. Well, I will be careful about APUG. I DID find a local camera club in my area to try out next month. I will check out the K1000 SE and learn the differences. I do like that particular camera and can also move to a second one later. IT seems to be a great starter and beyond - But I wil watch prices and preferably look for a free offer. Almost got one yesterday but was later. I did find two free damaged ones that I can use to learn how they operate.

Thanks for all the tips and I will heed them all and patiently wait for free stuff. With 3 kids - I have a budget and no use paying for something that is given away if I wait patiently. Ill be on this forum alot and thanks for Erics website. I saw his name come up before but no link. BOOKMARKED!

QuoteOriginally posted by PPPPPP42 Quote
Umm, as a donating member of APUG, don't bother going there until you know enough to ask intelligent specific questions, they can be a difficult bunch at times...

Also a K1000 is a "fun" camera due to its simple essentials only approach (I have one), but there are actually far more capable K mount bodies that can be had for less thanks to its "classic" status driving the prices up. If you really want a K1000 make sure it has the Asahi logo on the front of the penta prism (top housing) and decide if you would prefer a split prism that the SE version comes with.
Assume that any old camera body you buy will need a CLR unless a reliable seller specifically states it has been done in the last few years. If not the board favorite is Eric: Home

As far as a darkroom do your homework...


Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
arista, beginners, box, bw, bw film, camera, developing, experience, film, fuji, kodak, linux, microsoft, pentax help, photography, pm, post, production, steve
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Where can i order hi speed BW film philbaum Pentax Film SLR Discussion 8 10-02-2010 05:43 PM
Scottish woods and lakes (film, BW) brkl Post Your Photos! 6 09-11-2009 05:17 AM
Chocolate cookies, kids and BW film Douglas_of_Sweden Post Your Photos! 9 03-19-2009 11:58 AM
BW film + Zenitar 16mm fisheye SuperAkuma Post Your Photos! 3 03-19-2009 11:35 AM
Glasgow in BW (film) brkl Post Your Photos! 8 03-18-2009 10:37 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:40 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top