B&W Film Grain and Scanning

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by RAP, May 17, 2003.

  1. RAP

    RAP Member

    Nov 28, 2002
    4x5 Format
    I would like some opinions on scanning qualities and film grain and film type. My personal experience is that Tri-X seems to give the best scans over all, generally crisp and sharp. However, finer grain films such as Agfa 25, Ilford Pan F Plus seem to not scan as well.

    Does grain size effect the way the scanner reads the film, the larger the grain, the better the scan? Any opinions?