Which B+w film too use 35mm

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I am going to be taking some pictures of my sisters weding and was woundering which type of B+W film too use. I need fairly good grain to make at least 8x10 or 11x14 enlargements.

-- max von (mastyoda@trilobyte.net), April 06, 2000


Use Ilford's XP-2 at ISO 320 or ISO 200, and you will have almost total insurance that you will get excellent, well exposed and printable negatives, that if they are sharp enough (tripod?) you won't have any problems blowing up to 16x20.


-- Christian Harkness (chris.harkness@eudoramail.com), April 06, 2000.


-- Pete Su (psu_13@yahoo.com), April 06, 2000.

Plus-X if you use a flash or if you have good light.

-- Patric (jenspatric@mail.bip.net), April 08, 2000.

XP2 - for guaranteed pics without detectable grain and with sufficient speed for almost all situations

-- Tony Brookes (gdz00@lineone.net), April 14, 2000.

Delta 400 developed in XTOL.

-- Robert Orofino (rorofino@iopener.net), April 16, 2000.

just out of interest -

XP2 - some time ago I did a quick test rating XP2 @ 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 & 1600 EI - even at the extreme EIs (50&1600) I obtained printable negs. Though this film is often belittled (because it's C41 dev) well worth considering for most applications.

-- Klaus Werner (kwerner@electronicsweekly.net), April 17, 2000.

So Max, what film did you end up using & how did it work out?

-- Christian Harkness (chris.harkness@eudoramail.com), April 19, 2000.

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