Paul I rattled off some emulsions and developing techniques that I like but for whatever reason I didn't see the part of your post about Delta 100/D76. I have not used Delta 100 recently and I can't even remember the last time I used D76. So I can't make any comparisons between them and anything else. Just wanted to state that in the interest of full disclosure.
Originally Posted by fatso
Originally Posted by Henning Serger
the question concerning TMY-2 is answered by Robert Shanebrook. His reply to my question (Robert, thanks a lot for your quick reply!):
"In 2007 Kodak made a change in TMY and designated it as TMY-2. The change was to replace the 3D layer with a t-grain layer. So Simon is correct that Kodak TMY-2 is all T-grain now.
I don't know for sure but I expect there are still some color negative films with 3Ds and T-grains. "
O.k., so now we know the source of the confusion: I thought the cross section picture in his book is the current T-Max 400 (TMY-2), but it is indeed the former TMY. Very good to know.
That explains the finer grain and higher resolution of TMY-2 compared to TMY, as well.
Thank you and Robert,
and best regards,
To repeat some previous comments made in the color forum, I believe that you will find that Kodak Ektar 100, and the Vision family of Motion Picture films use a combined t-grain and 3D (cubic) emulsion. This was announced by Kodak at the introduction of these products.
You will find this information at: http://www.kodak.com/global/en/profe...4046/e4046.pdf
I recently developped 6 rolls of Rollei Pan 25 (version 2) which is supposedly the same film as Efke 25. It is pretty fine grain but not as smooth as Agfa 25... I'm pretty happy with it except that as someone already mentionned quality control is pretty poor. In the 3 rolls I've already come across 4 emulsion defects that would have been a major problem if I had been printing in a wet darkroom, thankfully I can 'fix' it after scanning. So while a really nice film, make sure to take several shots just in case...
Originally Posted by Helinophoto
Several places list this film as being in stock but does anyone know if it discontinued ?
That's interesting, I"ll have to give stand development a try. How does Acros 100 compare to TMAX 100 ?
Originally Posted by Noble
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My best looking negatives are the ones made on Agfa 25 and Tech pan. A few years ago I had done some comparisons between techpan and Ilford 100 just by changing film backs of the same scene, there's just no comparison. The SWC can record an incredible amount of detail and outresolves the Delta film. How does Ilford Pan-F compare to Efke 25 (in terms of tonality grain and sharpness ) ?