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How to Push 400 ISO Film to 1600

This is one of our favorite ways to shoot 400 speed black and white film.It is probably one of the most popular ways of pushing film as well. This works best with Ilford HP5 and Kodak Tri-X but basically with any 400 speed black and white film. Above are a few samples of 400 ISO film being pushed to 1600. The idea behind pushing is to be able to shoot at a 1600 ISO but without having to use 1600 speed film. Many people use this when shooting manual focus street photography, so that one can zone focus, using smaller apertures and faster shutter speeds.It can be handy if you are shooting in a darker environment. It also adds a...

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