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Photographic Wetting Agents for film processing at home.

I see this kind of question very frequently being posted in forums. I developed my first B&W film.  It’s developed ok but I got drying marks on the negative. I couldn’t find Kodak photo flo or similar product in my … Continue reading

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Black and white film fixer times.

For people beginning film processing at home, some of the common questions are “What is the correct fixing time for Agifix rapid fixer?” (or any other fixer), “Do I need to add a hardener in my fixer?” and “How long … Continue reading

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Better Shadows Detail / Highlight separation in Gelatin Silver Prints – Potassium Bromide.

Recently, I was asked if some tiny things could be done to adjust sharpness, increase highlight/shadow development, change grain size by fiddling with the chemistry that’s going inside the bottle while developing. More specifically,  the effects of adding Potassium Bromide (KBr) … Continue reading

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Welcome to WordPress.com. After you read this, you should delete and write your own post, with a new title above. Or hit Add New on the left (of the admin dashboard) to start a fresh post. Here are some suggestions … Continue reading

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