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by brianentz
Fri Apr 03, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Low Down on Dilution
Replies: 3
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Low Down on Dilution

I've never really experimented with diluting my developers. Usually I just dilute 1:1. I'm told that by diluting more it introduces more sharpness, but also more grain. Is that true? I'm told also that when pushing tri-x to 1600 or 3200 diluting the developer will preserve image quality. Is that tru...
by brianentz
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: BW Chemistry and Disposal
Replies: 3
Views: 2477

Re: BW Chemistry and Disposal

Thanks. That is helpful. It states that the photo flow is non-hazardous, as I would’ve thought. So down the drain it goes. From what I understand the danger is that the silver collects in the waste. Unless I am mistaken, silver does not make it past the fixer? Does it also collect in the developer o...
by brianentz
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: BW Chemistry and Disposal
Replies: 3
Views: 2477

BW Chemistry and Disposal

This has probably been discussed before, but I am new here. I just bought a full set up of Eco Pro BW Chemistry, including their XTOL developer, and am anxious to get going. I live in an area with septic tanks and the Haz Mat disposal site locally isn't darkroom chem friendly. Just wondering which, ...