Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/06/26[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]
> >Jim, How is sharpness/acutance and tonality compared to Tri-X > (developed for > >fine grain)? > > > I don't know how to describe it. Tri-X has grain. T400CN doesn't. I'd assume T400CN has die clouds? > I've > never tried to develop Tri-X for very fine grain. It works best by > exploiting it's edge effect via its grain structure. Trying to develop > conventional grained film (Tri-X, Plus-X, etc.) in a "fine grain" > developer > produces unsharp results. I've been using D-76 1:1 for ever, and I get very sharp results with "reduced" grain, and I really like the results. I did not like Microdol 1:3. I'll pick up a few rolls of T400CN and see how it scans compared to Tri-X. I can scan at 5080, so that should give me something pretty good to look at.