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 14:01:38 2004

On 8/1/04 8:12 AM, "Karen Nakamura" <> typed:

>> And why do film snobs eschew Kodak film, execpt for Tri-X?
> Jesse -
> Thanks for the kind words about my site. :-)
> Hmmm...... good question. For me, it's not so much that I eschew
> Kodak film, it's just that Fuji film beats Kodak in all of the
> categories I care about.
> Fuji Provia 100F is finer than any Ektachrome and scans very well
> Fuji Profia 400F has the least grain of any 400 slide film
> Fuji Acros 100 is one of the best 100 speed B&W films I've used
> but there's no beating the "look" of Tri-X so I keep using it too.
> Karen
Karen's site is eating New York! It's in every third look up I look up!
A gold mine for where my head is at at least in the past weeks. She has
anticipated most of my not very mainstream I thought issues.
A basic resource for the "Mark Rabiner inclined".
Of which I would certainly be a member.

Mark Rabiner
Portland Oregon

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