Ad
Ad
Ad
Pages: [1]   Bottom of Page
Print
Author Topic: xtol + pyrocat for one film  (Read 3775 times)
EinstStein
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 263


« on: October 29, 2009, 01:56:46 AM »
ReplyReply

This might be a crazy idea. I want to develop a film with both xtol and pyrocat.

I like xtol's capability for the max ISO, also like pyrocat's micro-contrast and smoothy grain effect. If I develop a film, starting with xtol, followed by a thin pyrocat step (before stop bath), will I get both advantage?

If this does not sound that crazy, what would you recommend to split the step?

Totally from a wild guess, I'm thinking this:
1. Run xtol with the develop time for half of the desired ISO (say, 1600 for TMAX 400).
2. followed by a thin pyrocat (1+1+250?), with half the develop time to achieve the labeled ISO (say, ISO 400 for Tmax 400).

Can someone throw in your suggestion to maximize my yield? Thanks.

E.S
Logged
Thomas Krüger
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 450



WWW
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2009, 04:14:51 AM »
ReplyReply

What about developing in the two bath Emofin from Tetenal: http://www.tetenal.com/index_c.htm?AKT=011...200010&L=UK
Logged
DanielStone
Sr. Member
****
Offline Offline

Posts: 520


« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2009, 10:36:38 PM »
ReplyReply

put this on APUG. its all analog, and you should get more answers there

http://www.apug.org/

-Dan
« Last Edit: October 30, 2009, 10:38:05 PM by DanielStone » Logged
Pages: [1]   Top of Page
Print
Jump to:  

Ad
Ad
Ad