With Tri-X Diafine simply rocks... Neopan and Diafine - bah :puke-right:
Right now, I'm doing a roll of Delta 3200 @1600 (dunno why, just love my
Tri-X@1600 :roll: )
my last batch of Diafine lasted for a year(!) and I had to toss it only
coz I was running out of solution A.
The 15 year...
Daniel, thanks for your message - if nothing gets in my way
(work-wise) I'll meet with you guys. :mrgreen:
I can't really recommend any (cheap/reasonable) places
to stay - unfortunately our place is a typical Manhattan
but I have had tons of luck with hotwire.com in the...
curves are my main tool - here's what I did to improve the image:
1st copy and paste into PS (Photoshop that is)
convert to RGB - mainly for the toning effect
sharpening (unsharp mask) in 2 passes
equally high amount and high radius for contrast (15%/15px in this case)
For anybody interested in street photography -
I have compiled a list of frequently asked questions
which answers many questions about street photography
that appear regularly on the net.
street photography faq
I walk the city many times, often for hours - a 'lucky' shot like this happens
once every few months. Also I burn quite a bit of film - with this scene I had
some time, so I shot maybe 10 frames.
With many other shots I have an opportunity for a fraction of a second only.
the daily grind...
Leitz lens names are based on the widest aperture
and lens designs
the Summars (f2) are pretty old designs with coatings (maybe without?)
that don't hold up to the newer, better coated lenses - many people like
the 'glow' tho. Summarits are f1.5 lenses, same for the coatings.