Submitting new developing recipes?

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joncallas
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Submitting new developing recipes?

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I've been doing a lot of shooting and developing through the pandemic. One of the things that I have done is the I've become really fond of Eastman 5222 (Double-X). I bought one-hundred feet of it and have been rolling my own. It's been nice, but there's another thing -- I'm shooting with old cameras, max shutter of 1/1000, and I live in California. It's sunny here. It's really sunny here, and realize that if you want your aperture much under f8, you really want a max ISO on your film of 100. Based on recipes here, I started pulling it to ISO 100, developing in D76, and it's really nice!

I also have been pushing it 1600, doing that in D96, which I got from FPP. That also works quite nicely. FPP had a podcast on B&W developers and so I bought some XTOL and mixed up five liters of that. Then I ran out of D76 for my pull-processing.

I asked a lot of people about XTOL recipes that they might have and have not gotten answers, so I decided that I'd just go do them myself.

I've been doing XX at ISO 100, 1600 in XTOL. This weekend I've been doing some controlled experiments, as well, which I am going to scan as soon as I finish typing this.

I would love to hand over my results for others here. I even have my albums up on Flickr, for those who want to see what they look like.

What's the procedure for submitting recipes for the Massive Dev Chart?

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Re: Submitting new developing recipes?

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Hi Jon,

You can just send the data by email, or use the Submit Data link via the online chart:

https://www.digitaltruth.com/devchart.php?doc=submit
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