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    Dome safelight or red light bulb?

    Hi, I don't know much about film/developing, but want to buy a red light for someone's darkroom. My questions are: Is it better to get a dome lamp or a bulb for a current lamp? And do the bulbs need to be 15 Watts? (I already posted these questions at the bottom of my other thread but figured...
  2. T

    Developing Issues - HELP!

    Hey guys, I've been developing 35mm film for a little while in a Paterson tank or Labbox and not had any issues but I recently developed two rolls of 120 film (Ilford Delta 3200) from my Mamiya, and had some issues. Now the camera has never had issues in the past and handling/loading to the...
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    New to C-41 developing.. Advice please!

    With suddenly having a lot of time on my hands (stay safe everyone!) and being unable to go to my usual developers, I thought I'd have a go at developing my C-41 film myself. However I'm finding deciding what chemicals to use with what equipment very overwhelming! The two main chemical kits...
  4. S

    Developer Dilutions

    I apologize if this has been asked before as I am new to this forum, but I’m in a bit of a pickle here. It’s my first time developing film in several years and I’m struggling with the dilution/developing time. I’m developing a roll of premium Arista 400 with the Ilford ID-11 developer. I watched...
  5. E

    Photo speed mistake

    So I made a beginner’s mistake, but I AM a beginner. I loaded my Ilford 125 speed into my 35 mm camera and forgot to reset the ISO. So I shot 2 rolls of 125 film set at 400. HELP! No clue how to develop this, or even if I can. I’ve only been in this film class a month. Any advice would be...
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    HELP!! Impossible film in OneStep closeup not developing

    Just got my first instant camera in the mail today- a Polaroid OneStep closeup. Seller indicated no problems and that it worked great and also sent a few packs of Impossible PX 680 color shade film in "First Flush". Took a few shots and they all turned out like this, even after I waited for...
  7. Bruce Wolfe

    White spots on negitive

    Greetings all. I'm getting backing into film developing after a long time and have a question. My negatives are covered in white spots. My film is Ilford PANF+ 50 and my developer is Ilford Perceptol. I am scanning the negatives into digital. I'm using tap water to rinse between the developer...