I have been facing serious problems on developing film.
Problem solved. Read on if you want to know how…
I have processed about 10 rolls of b&w film and there has been a lot of disasters and mishaps. I thought I share this firstly as part of my own learnings but also for the benefit of others.
Thumbprint, scratches, light leak
I just developed a few more rolls of film and am encountering more and more problems. I can see scratches, fogging, underdevelopment, low density, water spots. Pretty much all the usual problems I’ve read about.
So I have decided to put in some very rigid processes to improve the quality of the development. The main thing I am after is consistency and repeatability leading to predictable results.
So, these are the quality principles I am going to impose on myself:
Well. I have received all my scans back from yesterday’s adventure of developing my own film. Lots of mistakes especially in development time. There were also a lot of scratches in the earlier portion of film which came from my handling of it and trying to get it into the reel. But all in all I am deeply satisfied with the results.
Here are some of the pictures….
Hip hip hooray. I’ve done it. I have developed my fist black and white film. You won’t believe how satisfying it was. I had a rill of Kodak T-Max 400 which I haven’t developed. There were 2 things which was super difficult. I abandoned developing the Lucky SDH 100 because I can’t find the development …