Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/08/02

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Subject: [Leica] Film snobs and Tri-X
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Mon Aug 2 14:01:36 2004

On 8/1/04 3:24 PM, "Dan C" <> typed:

> For what it's worth, I started out in photography with HP4, and FP4, and
> Tri-X,  went on to HP5 for many years, and then went back to Tri-X.  But my
> favourite b/w film for fine grain is tmax100 (developed in D76 1:1).  Never
> could acquire a taste for TMax400 or any of the Ilford Delta films.
> -dan c.

TMax400 in Xtol 1:3 could pass for someone's choice for their fine grain
film. Except you get to use it at 400!

It's really a get your cake and eat it too deal!
What the heck the year 2001 is a distant memory it's amazing we have any
need left of our physical presence.

Mark Rabiner
Portland Oregon

In reply to: Message from bladman99 at (Dan C) ([Leica] Film snobs and Tri-X)