Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Kodak T-Max 400 vs Kodak Tri-X 400

Kodak's Professional T-Max 400 is a high-speed panchromatic black and white negative film featuring a unique T-GRAIN emulsion to provide a very fine grain structure with a high degree of sharpness and edge detail. It has a nominal sensitivity of ISO 400/27° along with a wide exposure latitude for rating the film up to EI 1600 and push developing. Its versatility benefits working in difficult lighting conditions and with moving subjects, and its fine grain profile, broad tonal range, and high resolving power benefit scanning and enlarging applications. Additionally, the film is well-suited to scientific and biomedical work, especially when fluorescence in photography is required.

According to information from Kodak, T-Max 400:
_ World’s sharpest 400-speed B&W film.
_ World’s finest-grained 400-speed B&W film.
_ Additional speed for low light and fast action.
_ Pushability up to EI 1600.

Examples for portrait:

Untitled by tiphaine.c

easy life by ☀Solar ikon☀

werewolves and gargoyles by MarιLəBοᴎe(s)

Curious about Kegs (Explored) by Analog Girl in a Digital World.

The boy he is leaving behind by Zeb Andrews

Examples for nature:

Water Falling by bghfilm

A street scene. by wojszyca

o-o by Kiriakos Korakis (korax67)

Rainy Arezzo by derScheuch

* by József Pataki

Kodak's Professional Tri-X 400 is a classic high-speed panchromatic film designed for a wide array of shooting conditions. Characterized by its fine grain quality, notable edge sharpness, and high resolving power, Tri-X 400 also exhibits a wide exposure latitude with consistent tonality. It has a nominal sensitivity of ISO 400/27° when developed in standard black and white chemistry, and responds well to push processing. As an all-around, highly versatile film, Tri-X 400 is a standard choice for photographing in difficult lighting conditions as well as when working with subjects requiring good depth of field or for faster shutter speeds.

According to information from Kodak, Tri-X 400:
_ World’s best-selling black-and-white film.
_ Classic grain structure for low light and action.
_ Fine grain, high sharpness.
_ Wide exposure latitude.
_ Tri-X 400 has a maximum pushability to EI 1600.

Examples for portrait:

Seoul *616 (F) by Rak's Photography 楽

imaginary love IV by micmojo

Untitled by matt fry | www.frybros.com

Tri-X + Diafine! by Michael Fraser Photography

Untitled by GeniuG

Examples for nature:

In the Woods of the Smooth Water River III by M a r c O t t o l i n i

Untitled by patrickjoust

Untitled by Sebastian-Lewis

Chasing Light by Matt Erasmus

day 130 by inostriantenati

Pin It Now!


  1. hello,
    I have read some excellent stuff here. Definitely value bookmarking for revisiting.I used to be able to see some good pictures from your article. It is a pleasure reading it.Thanks a lot for sharing this with us all.

  2. Honestly I have to say that the contents of this all really very informative and highly qualified


  3. In your blog I was happy to see your article, better than last time, and have made great progress, I am very pleased. I am looking forward to your article will become better and better.
    hotmail login | red ball

  4. Thanks for sharing your info. I really appreciate your efforts and I will be waiting for your further write.
    Thanks for sharing !
    tanki online 2 | 2048 game online