Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2000/05/17

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Subject: Re: [Leica] 800-speed shooting
Date: Wed, 17 May 2000 17:03:27 -0400
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Richard Edwards wrote:

> The film choices (what I have in the fridge): Tri-X, Ilford HP5, Ilford
> Delta 400, Ilford Delta 3200.
> The developer: XTOL, and only XTOL. (What I have)
> I need to do some 800-speed shooting this weekend. Anybody have a passionate
> bias toward one of these films at this speed. XTOL is the mandatory
> developer here.
> Forgive my ignorance in advance, but I usually shoot at the rated speed or
> pull
> a stop, so my push/pull skills are not good.
> My initial instinct is HP5, but Delta 400 would be better -- I have a
> buttload
> of it on hand. Tri-X: does it suck at 800?
> -Al

Tri-X at 800.  It does not suck.

Jay Coleman

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