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For the most part, all the chemicals of the black & white process are compatible. A 400 speed film, in my opinion, is not all that “grainy”. That being said; if giant prints are the goal, then use 200 or better 100 ISO. This is because slower films contain less silver. The grain you see is a clumping of metallic silver in the emulsion. A 400 speed film ...


To expand a bit on the comment by @Iliah Borg: Typically, the chemicals you use are not bound to the film speed they're developing. The film speed determines the time that the film needs to rest in the chemical during development. This can also be used to push or pull a film that you deliberately under- or overexpose throughout the whole roll of film (again, ...

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