Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/26[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
> If you are defining "good" to include things like grain and > resolution, which > you must do if you are talking about lens quality, then Tri-X > does not produce > good pictures. Tri-X is a very sharp film, with proper development. Also, grain can be reduced substantially, again, with proper development...like D-76 1:1. > > I shoot almost 100% of my black and white on > > Tri-X in 35mm or 120 because I like the look of > > the film and I like to be able to hand hold > > pictures most of the time. > > So do I. But the film is so grainy that cropping is out of the > question, and > fine details are usually invisible. How do you develop it? Please be precise. Also, how large are you printing that this is causing you a 'problem'?