Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/09/08

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Subject: Re: [Leica] ? Technical Pan
From: "Joe Stephenson" <>
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 1998 20:19:16 -0700

Dear Gerd,
Unless you simply must use the KodakTech pan, I would suggest that you try
Agfapan 25 of the Ilford ASA50 black and white film. Both are wonderfully
sharp and grain-free. They also offer the advantages of being designed to
work with common developers.
Joe Stephenson

- -----Original Message-----
From: Gerd Hechtfischer <>
To: 'leica-users' <>
Date: Tuesday, September 08, 1998 4:21 PM
Subject: [Leica] ? Technical Pan

>Hi LUG,
>more than ten years ago, I did some b/w shooting with Kodak
>Technical Pan film. The results were amazing, the high resolution of
>this film gave the prints a look like it was from medium format
>though it was only 35 mm. I remember that I did some special
>film developping to get the high contrast of the Technical Pan softer
>for normal shooting, I think it was exposed as 50 ASA. Now I
>want to do this again, but I have lost the recipe for developping.
>Can anyone help?