Acros vs Other?

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  1. RattyMouse

    RattyMouse Member

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    Aside from the reciprocity characteristics, how does Acros compare to Delta 100 and TMax 100? Would they be considered similar or still quite different?

    I have a lot of Acros experience, but none with the others. Just trying to learn to.

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    Their spectral responses are different. Acros is orthopanchromatic, somewhat less sensitive to red than the others. It renders green foliage lighter, much lighter still with a yellow filter. Grain-wise they are pretty much the same. Acros is my favorite of the three. T-Max 100 would be my second favorite, Delta the third. I find the Delta films to be difficult to handle, probably my problem more than the films'.
     
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    Well, i agree that Acros is my favorite film at 100ASA, i also prefer TMAX over Delta 100, but i can manage to have all three good enough results, but if i must choose one then Acros is my choice always.

    I don't know why, but when i look at Acros results after scan, i see that silver look over TMAX/Delta/Foma, so is it something about Acros that give me that look/effect of silver?