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Home B&W developing - very dark areas gone white
Ilford FP4 125, developed in a Paterson tank with Ilfosol 3 1+14 for 7.5 minutes @20C, Ilfostop, Ilford Rapid fixer. As far as I can tell, exactly as required ... no intentional liberties or ...
What is the correct fixing time for Ilford Rapid Fixer?
The technical paper for the Ilford Rapid Fixer says that, for film, the processing time is minimum 2-5 minutes. The question is...which is correct? Even the technical paper of the film in question, ...
Is it harmful to use developer/stop-bath/fixer/wet-agent from different manufacturers
I am currently using Adofix (fixer), Adostop Eco (Stop-bath) and Ilfotol (wetting-agent). I plan to use it with Kodak D76 as developer. I wonder if it's harmful because they come from 3 different ...
Is it safe to keep your chemical (developer/fixer/stopbath) outdoor?
Is it safe to keep your chemical (developer/fixer/stopbath) outdoor? Like balcony? But inside a storage with lid.
Can we share mixing jug/beaker for developer, fixer and stop bath?
I have developer, fixer, and stop bath concentrate. To make solution we usually use mixing jug/beaker. Should we dedicate one mixing jug for each one of the component above? Or can we just use one ...
What is the best way to preserve chlorophyll anthotypes?
I'm working on a 19th century photographic process called Anthotype. It basically involves using plant juices that fade when exposed to sunlight. For my light sensitive juice I've choosen concentrated ...
10 months-old Ilford "Rapid Fixer" concentrate, is it still safe?
I have an almost unused 1L bottle of Ilford "Rapid Fixer" that was opened 10 months ago, used, then capped again. Is it still safe to fix B&W films with this? The "instructions" on front state : ...
What is the surface area of a roll of 35mm or 120 film (for calculating the amount of fixer to use)?
Frequently I see specs on fixers like: 1L working solution will fix 1 m^2 of film. This is not terribly helpful for me as I don't know the area of 35mm or 120 film. So, can someone please summarise: ...
What is Ilford Rapid Fixer's capacity without replentishment?
I've bought Ilford Rapid Fixer. I've checked the Fact sheet and it says that capacity without replenishment for a 1+4 solution is 80 sheets of 20.3x25.4cm paper. But, what's the quantity of solution ...
Ilford Rapid Fixer color
I'm very unfamiliar about color chemistry at all. I use different films and developers for my needs in B&W. There is only one constant is my workflow. I always use: Ilford Ilfostop Indicator stop ...
Do longer stopping and fixation times have any influence on the quality of the film?
I recently picked up wet photography again. I kitchen-sink developed some B/W Ilford FP-4 films with Ilfosol 3 at 1+17 for 7 minutes Amaloco S-10 stop-bath ( I dont know the english term for that) ...
I have a bag of white powder, I know it's either D-76 developer or fixer. How can I determine which one it is?
I forgot to label the bag and now it's been 6 months and I can't remember which chemical it is. They are both fine white powders. I know the fixer smells pretty strong so I suppose I could put some in ...