Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/02/17[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
There is a procedure described in 'The Darkroom Cookbook' for pushing Tri-X to 3200, while retaining shadow detail. From memory, it involves transferring the film to a new long tank containing a warmed hydrogen peroxide bath for a period. An empty spool or two at the bottom of the long tank keeps the film suspended above the bath, in the fumes of the hydrogen peroxide. I've have to admit I never tried it - although I'm planning to at some point when I can work out the logistics. >>> Eric Welch <email@example.com> 18/February/1999 03:07am >>> At 04:43 PM 2/17/99 +0000, you wrote: >Pushing Tri-X or HP5+ to 1600 will give better results at half the cost Not correct if you're talking image quality will well processed P3200 or Delta. Tri-X pushed to 1600 is going to be missing major shadow detail that will be in the higher-speed films which are actually right on at around 1200 to 1600 ISO. Eric Welch St. Joseph, MO http://www.ponyexpress.net/~ewelch I disagree with unanimity.