Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2003/04/27

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Subject: Re: [Leica] OT - Forcing slide film
From: Gerry Walden <>
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2003 09:35:14 +0100
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I don't wish to criticize your advise, but I think the very basic facts 
that Scala is b&w and Provia is colour should be pointed out!

Gerry wrote:
> Erik,
> My experience with high-speed slide films (e.g. Fujichrome 1600) is 
> pretty poor. I cannot imagine that Provia 400F (which is an excellent 
> film) would yield particularly satisfactory results pushed two stops. If 
> I were you, I would consider using a colour negative film or, if you 
> must have slides, Agfa Scala B&W slide film, which can be pushed at 
> least to 800 with good results.
> Nathan
> Erik van der Meulen wrote:
>> Dear Group -
>> I would like to know if it is possible to force slide film to a faster
>> speed.
>> I have Provia 400 which I might like to use at 1600. Would that give
>> decent results?
>> Thanks a lot!
>> -- 
>>   Erik van der Meulen <>
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