Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/08/15

[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]

Subject: Re: [Leica] Ilford Film & Developer
From: Eric Welch <>
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 1998 08:56:17 -0500

At 03:34 PM 8/15/98 +0200, you wrote:

>I can assure anyone who may be of the opposite opinion: from *personal*
>experience, being British does not mean being inferior ;-)

As they say, Martin, America and English are the only two countries
separated by a common language. :-)

I believe that in the photo industry, Ilford is considered to have a slight
edge on quality in the black and white world. ID-11plus is non allergenic,
their Delta 400 has as fine grain (maybe?) at TMax 100. Delta 100 is

I sometimes wish I was still doing black and white at least part of the
time. The exhibit I have hanging is almost half black and white,
hand-enlarged, and sure makes me wistful for the "good old days." All but
one of my prints is from a dye-sub printer, but everyone there couldn't
tell the difference between them and the one C print.
- -- 

Eric Welch
St. Joseph, MO

My Karma ran over my Dogma..