polapan

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by blueberrym, Jul 14, 2003.

  1. blueberrym

    blueberrym Member

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    does ne1 know anything about polapan? is there anywhere else that i can find any rolls? also, is there a reversal paper for b&w so i can print polapan?
     
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    I tried Polopan 20 yrs ago. Looked at slides last year & they were deteriorating - may have been due to improper storage. Understand that Polaroid is dropping the film (though still listed at their web-site). I now use Agfa Scala for b&w slides. Direct printing to paper same as color slides. Supposedly, all b&w negative film can be processed for slides (see http://www.dr5.com/main.html dr5 chrome process)
     
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    does the new film u use look as good as polapan? it has this special quality 2 me that i don't really see in other films. i have never printed chrome film. i guess i'll have to go buy some paper.
     
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    Been shooting Agfa Scala for just over a year & love it. Good tonal range. Problem is, though, have to be careful with exposure - 1 or 2 stops either way result in useless slides. Good review of film:
    <a href="http://www.photoshot.com/articles/general/agfa_scala_200x.htm">
    Photoshot article</a>