Tag Archives: Chemicals

C41 Success….5th time lucky!

I was beginning to wonder whether there was something wrong with my test shot so I did a quick develop in B&W chems and came up with a good images. Then I remixed my Developer and Bleach from scratch and … Continue reading

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Troubleshooting my C-41

The ever helpful APUG forum has suggested a few things that I should try. Firstly it seems I need to up the sodium thiosulphate content in my Fixer and I need better scales it would seem. Other things to check … Continue reading

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C-41 First Tests: A spectacular failure

So, I’ve done 2 tests now. The first: I blew a whole roll. The neg was completely blank. The 2nd I took a test roll, all the same shot and cut the neg into strips with a view to doing … Continue reading

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Fixer Formula

This Fixer recipe was recommended on the C-41 Tutorial link provided earlier: Fixer Ammonium Thiosulfate, 60% 240 mL EDTA 2 g Sodium Bisulfite 24 g Sodium Hydroxide 5 g Water to 2.0 L I noticed I had Sodium Bisulfite not … Continue reading

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Response to my inherited Chemicals

I posted a question on 2 forums about my inherited chemicals. I’m getting some interesting responses. Seems the jury’s out though. The two threads can be accessed below: http://photo.net/beginner-photography-questions-forum/00aTpn http://www.apug.org/forums/forum37/106517-newbie-film-processor.html At present I’m thinking I’ll purchase a ready made developer … Continue reading

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Chemical Inventory

Today I pulled out all the chemicals that I inherited to do an inventory. I’m half expecting that they’ll all be out of date and I’ll end up throwing them out but just in case any are salvageable I’ll list … Continue reading

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