Kodak T-Max 3200 @1600………

Nikon FM2n - T-Max 3200@1600 -  img024I was given a couple of rolls of Kodak T-max 3200 a while back and after reading up on the internet that the true iso is closer to 1000-1200 iso I thought I would shoot a roll at 1600 to hopefully minimise the grain.

Nikon FM2n - T-Max 3200@1600 -  img029Yesterday was a pretty bright day so shooting outside at 1600 iso required some pretty high shutter speeds especially when I tried to open the Aperture a bit for some shallow DOF shots but my Nikon FM2n can shoot up to 4000 sec.

Nikon FM2n - T-Max 3200@1600 -  img028I developed the film in my new ilfotec HC developer and was well happy with the results.

I have shot ilford Delta 3200 at the rated speed and found the grain and contrast to be a little to strong for my taste (and I love contrasty images) so the results here were very pleasing.

Nikon FM2n - T-Max 3200@1600 -  img022Plenty of shadow detail and the highlights seemed pretty good to.

I will try my ilford 3200 at 1600 next time and compare the results I suspect that they will be very similar and as Kodak have stopped T-Max 3200 ilford is the way to go.

Nikon FM2n - T-Max 3200@1600 -  img027newThanks for looking ……. ps

I have started another blog just featuring my film images if anyone is interested it can be found at

http://usingfilm.wordpress.com/

 

 

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3 thoughts on “Kodak T-Max 3200 @1600………”

  1. Tim,
    Very nice. The images are very nicely done with no grain to speak of (course I am looking through the computer). I very seldom use that fast of film. Might have to give it a try. We always shoot HP5 at 200 and develop for 400 and get really fine grain. The shadow detail of the gate is excellent. Keep up the good work

    Marks

    1. Thanks Marks, I only shot it as it was given to me free.
      The grain is great on the full scans and I a very pleased with the sharpness also considering it was 35mm.
      I have a couple of rolls of ilford 3200 in 120 format and will be testing them too.

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