Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2013/07/16

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Subject: [Leica] I was 17 when I shot this
From: chris at (Chris Crawford)
Date: Wed, 17 Jul 2013 01:55:07 -0400

Wow, you have a ton of Panatomic-X and APX-25. Both awesome films that I
miss from my high school days. I'm very jealous!

Chris Crawford
Fine Art Photography
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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On 7/16/13 10:43 PM, "Alan Magayne-Roshak" <amr3 at> wrote:

>On Tue, 16 Jul 2013  Chris Crawford <chris at>wrote:
>Subject: Re: [Leica] I was 17 when I shot this
>>Thanks, Alan. I really miss the stuff. Tmax 100 is what they told us to
>>use instead. Its great film too, but Panatomic-X was better. I've tried
>>other slow films like Ilford Pan-F and Efke 25, and it wasn't the same.
>>The photo was made 20 years ago. Its hard to believe I have been doing
>>this so long! From the time I was 8 years old, I knew my life would be a
>>life in photography.
>>Chris Crawford 
>So long?  Just think of Dr. Ted and some others on this list (like me).
> ;~)  
>I don't have access to a darkroom right now, but in the freezer I do have
>700' of APX 25 and 200' of Kodak Direct Positive Pan Film, which is
>basically Panatomic-X under a different label.
>And a bottle of Rodinal.  I never could stand Tmax films, mainly because
>you couldn't develop them by inspection, which is how I did all my
>Alan Magayne-Roshak, Senior Photographer
>University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Photo Services
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