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Francois

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C-41 processing errors and solutions
« on: February 16, 2013, 06:30:53 PM »
C-41 is a very particular process in that it's much different from any B&W process.
So, when something goes wrong, it can be hard to pinpoint what didn't go according to plan.
This is where this site come in.

http://www.olympusmicro.com/primer/photomicrography/colornegprocerrors.html

For every possible processing mistake, you have a picture and the solution.
Something very handy to keep in your bookmarks.
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Re: C-41 processing errors and solutions
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2014, 07:13:41 PM »
Well now, this actually serves more to give me ideas on what to do to screw with the process and get abnormal results :) They list bleach bypass there, which I've done, and the "inadequate fixing" looks interesting too (maybe in combination with bleach bypass?? developer straight into stabiliser?), and I may try to overheat the developer to get reticulation. Thanks for this! :D
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Re: C-41 processing errors and solutions
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2014, 12:46:35 AM »
yes, I've seen some example of contaminated developer that actually looked very interesting.
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