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by bxlxav
Wed Oct 05, 2005 2:47 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Water bath pre-soak
Replies: 2
Views: 5164

Indeed, pre-soak can induce a loss of contrast (experienced it with Xtoll). I usually don't pre-soak but try to solve to homogeneity problem by pre-filling the tank before going in the darkroom. This way, the developper is not poured 'violently' on the film but is gently and directly in contact with...
by bxlxav
Wed Oct 05, 2005 2:42 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Difference between T-max / X-tall developers
Replies: 3
Views: 5854

X-toll has the advantage of providing a good response with a great deal of existing films. As Lowel Huff said it, it's rather a 'low contrast' type, provides fine grain and works goods equaly int the shadows and highlights. Tmax developper on its end, is rather 'high contrast', is sold in liquid sol...
by bxlxav
Wed Oct 05, 2005 2:30 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: TRI-X 400(400TX) push processing@6400
Replies: 2
Views: 6763

Hi - First of all, thank you Jon for the extensive answer on this specific question. I'll give it a try with 30 minutes in microphen 1+1 during 30 minutes. Next time, in such (bad) lighting conditions I'll use a Tmax 3200 (Ilford's 3200 is said to have less grain but is more expensive,well in Belgiu...
by bxlxav
Sun Sep 25, 2005 6:59 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: TRI-X 400(400TX) push processing@6400
Replies: 2
Views: 6763

TRI-X 400(400TX) push processing@6400

Hi there. The context is that I had to push my Tri-x to 6400, because I was shooting a concert in very bad lighting conditions. I'm intending to develop it in microphen, but I can't find exact processing times for 6400. The only leads I've got are the followings: between 30-33 minutes in microphen s...