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03-13-2011, 05:06 PM   #16
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Just be aware that the true speed of the Delta 3200 emulsion is closer to 1000. If you can afford to experiment, try it at 1600 as well as 3200.
I was wondering about this because the developing times inside the boxes for the film seem a little strange

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Re the true speed of delta 3200 I think the confusion is that if you process 3200 to the standard times for 400 then yes it is really ISO 1600 film. The processing te is extended slightly. At least that is how I read the data sheets
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Shoot the finest color possible. Add the grainy B&W or what ever look you want on the computer. Best of both worlds.
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Shoot the finest color possible. Add the grainy B&W or what ever look you want on the computer. Best of both worlds.
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There is some merit in this except I want a little grain,

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I have to say I commend you for shooting B&W film. The prints would be a gift of a lifetime.
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Tri-X/D-76.

Shoot it normal for your camera, process the same.

After 20 years of not shooting B&W film, unless you have plenty of time(/money) to experiment, Wedding 101 says stick to something that works, period.

I'd loan you my cans/reels/equipment, but shipping costs would bankrupt both of us.
(And I'd want something valuable as a deposit )
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Tri-X and D76 does sound like one sure optiOn. I'll post shots from my experiment with illford Delta shortly. I plan to ship out processing but if I do this regular I will get a tank and some reels an do the process myself like the old days
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QuoteOriginally posted by Stevopedia Quote
I've heard that Fomapan/Arista .edu Ultra 400 (they're the same film) is another good choice for that vintage look.
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because I want to deliberately push the film for grain.
Fomapan 400 does have a vintage look, however I haven't had good luck pushing it - actually it is more like 200-320 EI film in real life.

The Kodak films push well; also I've had good luck with Neopan 400.

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try the neopan (Legacy pro if ordering from freestyle photo - cheaper that way, pushes well better fine grain than the older tri-x hp, but not as fine as tmax/delta

If you want to try out the legacy pro without ordering from the US send me a pm, i can give you a roll to try out in 100 and 400
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For slow fine grain film I really like Delta 100. For fast, grainy stuff Neopan 1600 seems good (perhaps better than Delta 3200) but make sure it is fresh. The speed drops once the film gets a bit older.

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Results are in for processing Delta 3200 and delta 400 pushed 3 stops for comparison

Also on these rolls are shots from my new toy. Samyang AKA Vivitar 13mmF2.8
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For slow fine grain film I really like Delta 100. For fast, grainy stuff Neopan 1600 seems good (perhaps better than Delta 3200) but make sure it is fresh. The speed drops once the film gets a bit older.

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neopan 1600 is sadly discontinued
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neopan 1600 is sadly discontinued
Is it? I bought some about three weeks ago...

Yup, the place I buy my film from no longer lists it. That is the third type of film I liked discontinued in the last couple of years... ~sigh~

Has anyone tried Tmax 3200?

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Agfa's APX is supposed to be quite good.
For a touch of grain I would recommend Fomapan 200 or 400 speed. And, of course, there is always the option of a 1600 or 3200 speed film.
To go REALLY retro you could try some Slide film.
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Agfa's APX is supposed to be quite good.
For a touch of grain I would recommend Fomapan 200 or 400 speed. And, of course, there is always the option of a 1600 or 3200 speed film.
To go REALLY retro you could try some Slide film.
Interesting suggestion considering I just read the history of the last roll of kodachrome ever made

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