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Pushing Ilford FP4

Post by _loaf_ » Fri Nov 02, 2007 6:39 am

I recently finished a roll of FP4. I shot it at 800ISO. I can't find any times in the charts for any chemical for push processing FP4 three stops. Does anybody have some hints or maybe some time tested mathematical equation for pushing film?


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Re: Pushing Ilford FP4

Post by Ornello » Fri Nov 02, 2007 9:33 am

_loaf_ wrote:I recently finished a roll of FP4. I shot it at 800ISO. I can't find any times in the charts for any chemical for push processing FP4 three stops. Does anybody have some hints or maybe some time tested mathematical equation for pushing film?
The film is severely underexposed. Nothing you can do in processing to remedy this.

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Post by pirateoversixty » Fri Nov 02, 2007 4:35 pm

Ornello, of course, is looking for the perfect neg. Obviously, you won't get it with an ei of 800. But, it is not all gloom and doom. Go the Massive Development Chart and check out the times for Xtol. They won't be perfect, but quite possibly printable, with a little work. Good luck!!!

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Post by Fotohuis » Sun Nov 04, 2007 7:04 am

METER SETTINGS BELOW EI 50/18
AND ABOVE EI 200/24
If FP4 Plus has been inadvertently exposed at
settings below EI 50/18 or above EI 200/24, the
following guide will ensure usable negatives are
obtained. Obviously, the quality of negatives
processed in this way will not be so high as
conventionally processed ones.

Manual processing (min/20ºC/68ºF) –
accidental exposure only
ILFORD Dilution Meter setting
developer EI EI
25/15 400/27
and and
below above
MICROPHEN stock – 16
PERCEPTOL stock 81/2 –

http://www.ilfordphoto.com/Webfiles/200 ... 141521.pdf
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Post by Ornello » Tue Nov 06, 2007 11:05 am

pirateoversixty wrote:Ornello, of course, is looking for the perfect neg. Obviously, you won't get it with an ei of 800. But, it is not all gloom and doom. Go the Massive Development Chart and check out the times for Xtol. They won't be perfect, but quite possibly printable, with a little work. Good luck!!!
I repeat: The film is severely underexposed. Nothing you can do in processing to remedy this.

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Post by pentaxpete » Wed Nov 07, 2007 8:58 am

Let's hope his shutter was running slow!
Got COMPUTERISED and 'slightly Digitised Pentax K10D' but FILM STILL RULES !

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Post by pirateoversixty » Thu Dec 13, 2007 11:31 am

I am sure that Ornello is waiting with baited breath, wondering how this roll of film turned out. Useable, I hope.
Jim

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Post by Ornello » Thu Dec 13, 2007 11:40 am

pirateoversixty wrote:I am sure that Ornello is waiting with baited breath, wondering how this roll of film turned out. Useable, I hope.
Jim
You can push film but it doesn't do any good.

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