ACUFINE DIAFINE FILM DEVELOPER

As with just about anything, there are thresholds here that if crossed can make an image look bad. Diafine film developer is unsurpassed in its ability to produce the greatest effective film speed EI — Exposure Index , ultra-fine grain, maximum acutance and highest resolution. This is a huge advantage for many photographers allowing them to have a single roll of film loaded and have the ability to modify the ISO on the fly. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Hi everyone, maybe this is a dumb question, but would anyone care to explain the differences between the Acufine single bath developer – http: You can shoot Tri-x at ISO and it will come out great.

I’d say that Acufine has noticable smaller grain. I processed a whole bunch of rolls before I discovered what was happening. Returns can take up to 8 days in-house from the date we receive it to process. Hi everyone, maybe this is a dumb question, but would anyone care to explain the differences between the Acufine single bath developer – http: Once the gallon of A and gallon of B are mixed up, I just have to pour enough of A in the tank for 4 minutes. It didn’t start to get grainier with use like some developers. I personally don’t care for Diafine developed negatives for printing in the darkroom, but you shouldn’t take my word and form your own opinions.

For example, I would not push Tri-X 3 stops, however, I would EI rate it at and just develop it in Diafine with what I believe to be superior results. There’s shadow detail there that just isn’t when pushing Tri-X by other means. No guarantees for other times. That can be very helpful and an incredible time savings too. Paypal with Immediate Pay is our only method of payment.

We offer the best combination of quality services, vast selection, knowledgeable staff, and competitive pricing. I never lost a film by using this. We supply tracking information directly to your eBay account within 24 hours after the shipment leaves our warehouse. One package will do a lot of films – about For the first 30 days from date of receipt of your purchase you may return the merchandise for a full money back refund, excluding any shipping charges for items which we offer free shipping, our standard shipping charges will be deducted from any refund or credit.

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As long as you’re get yourself somewhere between 70 and 85, temperature has no effect. If you are shooting at box speed or lower with your films. You must log in or sign up to reply here. All new equipment comes with all of the factory included accessories, including a full manufacturer’s warranty, unless otherwise noted.

Digital scanning is the intent with all of my negatives. It is a characteristic of Diafine film developer to permit the widest latitude of exposure without the necessity of time-temperature compensation.

Free Smokies Insider Newsletter. Rated 5 out of 5 by devepoper from Accept no substitutes Absolutely by far the best developer I have ever used. I typically aim deveooper a target between 70 and 72 with my tap water and chemicals Part A, Part B, Fixer. I have developed a vast amount of film in my life, both for myself and clients. I am not a chemist so I will give you an overview in lay terms of how I believe Diafine works.

Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. Once you get your difine around varying exposure indexes and application within your photography you can literally get lost in this stuff in a good way. An EI of can have mixed results and this largely depends on your light conditions and contrast.

Acufine Diafine 2 Bath Black White Film Developer Concentrate, Makes 1 Gal | eBay

This is because development is already complete and there is viafine need for this step. Acufine was a very easy to replenish developer. If you don’t like the results of your prints. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options.

But in B it might, if bromide ‘drag’ or streaking is a possibility with the film and developing agent. A project I worked on required the use of Ilford Pan-F 50, about 1, rolls, the photographer used a deep red filter and a polarizer to make his exposures and rated the film at Please enter 5 or 9 numbers for the ZIP Code.

Also, if Tri-X can do it. It is a compensating developer.

Quick, easy and provides usable negatives for scanning. However, as I stated above, I don’t like Diafine negatives for enlargement work. I should note that I use Amidol as a two-bath developer for some select large format contact prints, and my ability to snatch the print at the right moment is extremely valuable. This is less of a problem if you’re scanning your negatives, though; Photoshop is going to give you a far greater degree of contrast control anyway.

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This is most usable in high contrast scenes. Fish Bowlssulwhasoo concentrated ginseng cream. Also in a solution form you can use it for several years if you don’t develop that many films. So, what is Diafine? All films with the exception of a few extremely slow emulsions are automatically developed to normal contrast. But some films, like Tri-X really come to life in this stuff. I processed a whole bunch of rolls before I discovered what was happening.

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After the first round in both developers use a stop bath in order to neutralize the alkaline from bath B, water, and start with bath A again. If I were to attempt a test of Diafine as a true speed enhancing developer I’d probably do so with djafine less forgiving film than Tri-X. I personally don’t care for Diafine developed negatives for printing in the darkroom, but you shouldn’t take my word and form your own opinions.

I can even change my ISO from frame to frame on the same roll if I want filj there are no changes to my development process. I am becoming active in large 4×5 and medium format film photography again after a long time with digital. Please use the Return this Item or Contact Seller button on your Purchase History page to ask us any questions or request a return. Each bath is 3 minutes, but a little longer won’t hurt.

When you combine this technique with layers and masking you have an endless formula that will produce top-notch results. Your recommendations for T-grain are consistent with the view that these film have a thinner emulsion, and so cannot hold as much developer as traditional films, thus ‘running out of developer’ even in the shadows before they have developed as fully as in thicker films.