Why do older camera lenses have faster F-stops?

Started Apr 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
BertIverson
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Joseph --- I remember ASA 10 Kodachrome ...
In reply to Joseph S Wisniewski, Apr 15, 2013

Joseph S Wisniewski wrote:

You youngsters, spoiled rotten by that fast Kodachrome 25. Everyone knows that the best stuff was the Kodachrome 8.

I remember Kodachrome 10 but too young to remember 8
Was there really an ASA 8 ?
Bert

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