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View Poll Results: What BW films do you use???
XP2 400 C41 BW 96 23.30%
Kodak BW400CN C41 400 BW 79 19.17%
Illford FP4 125 BW 105 25.49%
Illford HP5 400 BW 182 44.17%
Illford Delta 100 BW 78 18.93%
Illford Delta 400 BW 53 12.86%
Illford Delta 3200 BW 38 9.22%
Illford PANF 50 BW 55 13.35%
Kodak Tmax 100 BW 62 15.05%
Kodak Tmax 400 140 33.98%
Kadak Tmax P3200 BW 26 6.31%
Rollie Pan 25 BW High Contrast 14 3.40%
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Old 02-27-2012   #121
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Tri-X @ 1600 has been the only thing I've shot with in the past 5 months other than the Fomapan 100 I got from the Freestyle sale. I don't see that changing anytime soon.
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Old 02-28-2012   #122
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I'm just back into the realm of film after a sizeable hiatus.

I am currently using FP4 and HP5, more out of habit than any technical reasons.

5 films in and it's just great to be back.
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Old 02-28-2012   #123
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Ilford HP5plus. And now that I bulkload, I am even enjoying my contact prints more, without the annoying zebrastripelike-DX-barcodes between frame numbers ;-)

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Old 02-29-2012   #124
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For 135 and 120 each:
B&W - Kodak Tri-X 400 (for the last 2 years, before Kodak TMax 400)
Color - Kodak E-100G
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I mainly use TMY. TMX when I want that silky smooth look. On occasion I'll shoot HP5, but through all the years ( 32 ) of making images, TMX, Tri-x and TMY have been my go-to films.


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Old 02-29-2012   #126
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Black & White films.

Lower end of the scale relative to ASA.

Both T-grain and regular process B&W film.

Various developers but I still go back to D-76/ID-11 as primary developers.
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Old 02-29-2012   #127
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I use T-max 400 and Tri-X 400 most of the time. This month I bought HP5 in Bulk so I'll start using it too ...

Ahh, and some Neopan 1600 I found.
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Old 02-29-2012   #128
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I've been using HP5 for one year, very nice film.

Since last year I use Tri-X and have just ordered the bulk film of TMAX 400. They are not only awesome, but also very interesting that can be pushed one stop with the same dev time.
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Old 02-29-2012   #129
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I mainly use TMY. TMX when I want that silky smooth look. On occasion I'll shoot HP5, but through all the years ( 32 ) of making images, TMX, Tri-x and TMY have been my go-to films.


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Old 02-29-2012   #130
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Most often : EFKE KB 50, TriX 400 and Neopan 1600

Also shoot: ADOX CHS 100, EFKE KB 25, Neopan 400, ACROS 100, Arista Premium 100 & 400
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Old 03-06-2012   #131
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Trix-X and Across. Interesting poll, butchya left out some obvious and popular choices as you already know.
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Old 03-06-2012   #132
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HP5 and Tri-X at 400 (very rarely pushed to 800)

Great results with Microphen.
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Old 03-09-2012   #133
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I looked to vote but there was nothing there that I use regularly. Tri-X? (which is almost all I shoot in these days when C-41 has suddenly become difficult for me) Reala? Gold 100 or 200? Portra (of whatever speed)? Pro 400H? Ektar?

Sure I shoot XP2 and BW400CN from time to time, but now that's mostly in my past. I do like Delta 400, but haven't shot it in a while. So I pretty much have nothing to vote for in this poll.

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Old 03-15-2012   #134
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I love Tri-X
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Old 03-15-2012   #135
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I've done some re-arranging of my films, and have ended up with Rollei Ortho 25, Adox/Efke 25 (occasionally), PanF+, Adox 100, FP4+ and HP5+. I'm happy.
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Old 03-15-2012   #136
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Old 03-15-2012   #137
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2TMY and ACROS are all I use anymore. I'll continue to use these until my stocks are gone and I can't get more.
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Old 03-15-2012   #138
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Acros 100, Neopan 400, and Neopan SS when I can find it. Xtol when available locally, D-76 if not.

Color print films: NPS 160 (happened on a great deal, snagged 8 press packs' worth), Portra 400, Ektar.

Slide films: Not since my first roll of Ektar (see above, lol).
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Old 03-16-2012   #139
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I'm about to receive Ilford Surveillance P3 film in bulk. Any experience with this film here?
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Old 03-25-2012   #140
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I mainly use TMY. TMX when I want that silky smooth look. On occasion I'll shoot HP5, but through all the years ( 32 ) of making images, TMX, Tri-x and TMY have been my go-to films.


[IMG]http://i135.photobucket.com/albums/q...ormat0018b.jpg[/IMG]

What incredible tonality ... and a beautiful pic!

I've been looking at my digital black and white conversions and thinking they were pretty reasonable compared to good black and white film .... then saw this!

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Old 03-25-2012   #141
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HP5, Tri-x and Acros 100.
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Old 03-26-2012   #142
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Acros 100 for now. Maybe gonna start doing xp2, bw400cn, or tmax 400
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Old 03-26-2012   #143
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i use TriX but i dont plan on paying crazy prices.. and since i dont self-develop, and my local lab only process BW weekly.. Illford works for me.. and yes.. sometimes.. i cheat a little.. i shoot with cheap color negatives and remove saturation in LR.. sorry
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My favourite film is Kodak TRI-X and I have voted ILFORD HP5 as an alternative.
TRI-X>>>It is not in the list, here is an EX> what I photograph and it suits any kind of lighting.



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Old 04-08-2012   #145
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I use Kodak Portra 400 and Fujifilm superia Xtra 400.
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Old 04-08-2012   #146
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Neopan 400CN and Provia 400X so "none of the above" it is for me.
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Old 04-12-2012   #147
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Old 04-12-2012   #148
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I have just bought another mile or two of Polypan-f. Such a great film!
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