Kodak Tri-X vs. Ilford HP5 – A photo comparison by The Darkroom Photo Lab

I thought this was a very useful film stock comparison and wanted to post it both for other and also so I can come back to it.   Personally I mostly shoot T-Max 400 and Ilford Delta 3200, but now that I’m shooting 8×10 and 11×14 I’ve started to shoot a lot more Ilford film stocks since they are available and less expensive.  What film stocks do you like? WHAT DO YOU LIKE? Kodak Tri-X 400 classic grain structure, contrast, deep blacksRead more

8×10 film vs IQ4 150mp | On Landscape

8 years ago I was fascinated by Tim Parkin’s article comparing film to the then best digital medium format backs – and one of the reasons I began to explore film in a more serious way.  I’m excited to see that he’s recently updated this with a new comparison of 8×10 film to the 150mp digital backs.  For me this is a re-confirmation of what I’ve already found myself while shooting 6×6 mf, 4×5 and 8×10 LF film.  Besides theRead more

Source: Filmtypes – Explore the world of analog film This is a really useful film comparison site….and I think it will improve as more reviews are added.    Hope they add sheet film!  I almost never shoot 35mm, but only 120 and LF films….Read more

Collaborative Large Format Scanner Comparison

Source: Collaborative Large Format Scanner Comparison This is an older study of mostly older scanner technology but its still interesting to review and compare the different machines.  The difference between detail and also DR can be seen between the older professional / prepress machines and the newer consumer products like the Epson flatbeds.Read more