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Can you buy 120 (medium format) B&W film in higher speeds then 400!?
Can you buy 120 (medium format) B&W film in higher speeds then 400!? I am an aspiring photographer, and I would like to shoot medium format in higher speed film so I can get better stop actions in less light, I also like the effect of high speed film!. If they do make higher then 400 speed in 120 B&W format where do I get it!?Www@QuestionHome@Com
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freestyle carries 3200 speed ilford!. $4!.49/roll!. check the link!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
The only 220 film available from Kodak is TRI-X 320 Film!. All other Kodak films are available in 120!.
Kodaks PROFESSIONAL T-MAX P3200 is only available in 35 mm!.
Freestyle carries many different brands of film in 120 sizes but on only one 3200 ISO from Ilford !.!.!.
And here is the link to the complete list of 120 black and white film!.
I disagree with the opinion that you won't find it at a camera store~~
The people that own those specialty ARE eager to keep their
business growing so it is the best place to shop and to get help
and advice~~They may have to order the film but again maybe not give them a chance~~I envy you getting into b&w now good luck~Www@QuestionHome@Com
yes but probably not at your local camera store!. Do a search for "film, black and white, high speed!. fuji makes a 1600 and ilford a 3200 but you will probably have to order them!. they may come in 220 and 120!. Inquire before ordering!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
You can also "push" 400 by underexposing and overdeveloping!. If you don't do your own darkroom work, tell the lab what you shot it at when you take it in!.Www@QuestionHome@Com
Tri-X 400 (available in 120) pushes up to 3200-6400 pretty well when stand-developed in Rodinal 1+100!. In fact many people like it better than Ilford Delta 3200 when shot at that speed!.
Don't try the Tri-X 320!. It doesn't do extreme pushes as well!.Www@QuestionHome@Com