Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/10

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Subject: Re: [Leica] film
From: "Mark Pope" <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2001 10:36:13 +0100
References: <a05010400b74813bcbba2@[]>


Ilford HP5 plus rated at EI200 and developed in Perceptol 1+2 at 24 degrees
for 12 minutes gives very nice, easy to print negs.  Delta 100 developed in
Dixactol (single bath) is also very good indeed.


Mark Pope
Swindon, Wilts
- ----- Original Message -----
From: "G. Michael Paine" <>
To: <>
Sent: 09 June 2001 19:06
Subject: [Leica] film

> I am new here. I notice that most of the posts seem to be in regard
> to hardware. So excuse me if this post would be better off directed
> elsewhere.
> I am just getting back into serious, for me, shooting. I've been in
> my point-and-shoot stage for 6 or 7 years  with my Mini and have lost
> touch with the film situation. I am now back to a full blooded Leica,
> M6.  I need some comments and/or guidance.
> Would someone be so kind as to point me to a source(s), comments
> etc., on current slide films, and some on B&W.
> A note: I notice that a lot of the photography in the Natl.,
> Geographic, of late, seems to be on Fuji film rather than Kodachrome.
> The film, whose spelling escapes me right now starts with a V. I
> would like to know about a serious alternative to Kodak.
> Thanks for any guidance.
> Michael

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