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by monday317
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:44 am
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Pre-Aging your Fine Grain Developer
Replies: 13
Views: 15711

Re: Pre-Aging your Fine Grain Developer

I’m not too concerned about developer toxicity if I’m getting good results. So whether the reducing agent is cyanide or beer matters not; IMHO, the nastier the better! So I’m now working with Germain Fine Grain: it’s loaded with PPD, Glycin, Metol—you name it. None of this breakfast drink-developer ...
by monday317
Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Exposure and development of B&W Films.
Replies: 2
Views: 1408

Re: Exposure and development of B&W Films.

You could fill a library on this topic... While “Expose for the shadows, develop for the highlights...” is a general rule that works in many cases, understanding the Zone System truly leads to more repeatable and predictable results. Therefore, a study of Ansel Adams’ The Negative is a requirement f...