Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1999/12/09

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Subject: Re: [Leica] how can I know the light compensation in indoor photo
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 1999 17:06:07 EST

In a message dated 12/9/99 2:06:07 PM, Mark Rabiner wrote:

<<I ran a tank of 8 rolls in a two liter metal tank and got thin negs that 

need another grade and a half of contrast to print but many of them are thin 

the shadows. (Some are ok in the shadows so I'm a little up in the air as to

what the heck is going on)>>


I think your thin negatives could be from not having enough developer.  Kodak 
reccommends something like 125ml of STOCK developer per roll.  I use Xtol 1:3 
for a bit of a push (see Anchell's Film Developing Cookbook) and do 2 rolls 
per liter of solution-works well.

Richard Wasserman