Film Developing

Film speed test Ilford FP4 no densitometer

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Film speed test Ilford FP4

Film speed test – use just 2 sheets of film – no densitometers Film speed test using Ilford FP4 to establish your personal film exposure index and normal development time – no need for densitometers with this visual check using a graphic arts step-wedge tablet. What I am going to explain below is a quick […]

Film Developing

Processing 120 film with excessive curl

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Processing 120 film with excessive curl in the film base

Processing 120 film with excessive curling can cause the film to jam or be damaged when loading into spiral reels for tank development. The following is a description of how I load 120 film with excessive curl into a daylight film tank for processing. Obviously all the steps shown must be completed in total darkness, […]