Kodak Portra 400 (KL, Cyprus and Prague)

It took me a while but I finally see why Portra is supposedly a good film to be scanned instead of printed. Contrast and saturation is pretty low so you definitely have to do some adjustment after scanning to get the results you want.

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Kodak Tri-x 400

Finally! I managed to find some time for myself to actually scan these in and start to upload them. Its been one busy month since I came back from Prague and the worse part is, it's not over yet. I have more work coming up and to compound the problems, my own personal projects are behind schedule!

Anyway, that is another story for another day. Right now I managed to trade some of my Neopan 400 for some Kodak Tri-x 400. I have heard many great things about Tri-x so I was excited to see how it works especially now that I have managed to fix the problems I was having with using Kodak HC-110 developer.

So what do I think of this famous B&W film? Read on, more after the break……

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More Fujifilm Neopan Presto 400

My previous development using Kodak HC110 had actually been incorrect because I had used the wrong dilution (1:7) while using the development time for the correct Dilution B (1:31) had yield incredibly thick negs resulting in VERY high contrast photos. This was pointed out to me in APUG when I asked what was I doing wrong. After much investigation, it was determine I had mistaken Stock solution (1:7)and working solution (1:31).

So lesson learned after many mistakes and ruin negs.

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