Saturday, March 26, 2011

PCB - Another Quick Sample

Nothing very technical in this post, just showing another example of the PCB developer.  This is my youngest daughter at play:


This is Tri-X/400TX at EI 1600 in PCB with minimal agitation for 20 mins @ 19C.  It is from a Nikon Coolscan 9000 with no adjustments and no post-processing whatsoever except for re-size and JPEG conversion.

PCB is my personal "go to" developer as the negatives require little to no post-processing.

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4 comments:

  1. This is a developer base on Borax as the alkaline (basic) substance.

    I note that Borax in a solution that you describe has a pH of approximately pH9.3

    I will experiemt a little with calculations and actual measurement and come up with a mixture of washing soda and perhaps a tiny fraction of lye (like red devil lye) that does the same thing and replaces borax.

    What should we name it? PCS???

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  2. Does it work with readily available Fujicolor 200?

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  3. Does PCB work with readily available Fujicolor 200?

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