Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/15

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Subject: [Leica] Re: Tri-X on the cheap
From: feli at (Feli di Giorgio)
Date: Wed Sep 15 16:15:45 2004
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On Wed, 2004-09-15 at 16:06, Slobodan Dimitrov wrote:
> I'm sure many still feel Tri-X is the cat's meow.
> This past week I had to print material from as far back as twenty+ years,
> ranging from Ilford, Kodak, to Freestyle house brand, along with Neopan.
> It just reinforced how much I liked the look of a print from a Neopan neg.
> On the other hand, Neopan in 120 is about as atrocious as the Freestyle
> brand. 120 Acros is fine, but impossible to get handily, making T-max the
> best bet.
> S. Dimitrov

What differences are you seeing between Neopan and Tri-X?
I have read that the grain is a little finer and it has a little more
shadow detail, but the highlights are more linear.

I'm very curious. I love Tri-X, but sometimes wish for a traditional style
400 film with finer grain. 


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