Brown Prints?

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by nickstreme, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. nickstreme

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    Im fairly new at printing and ive noticed that my last couple prints are looking sort of sepia toned. Is this caused by overdevelopment, underdevelopment or underfixing? Thanks.
     
  2. Vaughn

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    Often under-development will warm the print color. Under-development can come from several sources. Too dilute, too old, exhausted or not enough time.

    Under-fixing will also cause discoloration, but usually not evenly across the print.

    Vaughn
     
  3. Rich Ullsmith

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    If your borders are taking on a tone, your fixer is shot. It's pretty hard to make dramatic changes in print tone with changes in development time.