colour of Pyrocat HD

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  1. marko_trebusak

    marko_trebusak Member

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    There is something bogging me since I started to print my photos: my Pyrocat negatives lack the staining I'm suppose to see in them. As hard as I look at the negatives, there seems nothing orange coloured stuff in dense areas. So I would like to at least see a scan of Pyrocat developed negative, to see if I'm doing something wrong. Is somebody prepared to post a negative scan here?

    Marko
     
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    Leon Member

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    it depend on what film your using Marko - some stain heavily and others not at all. I find the classic pan films stain well, fp4 and delta 100 dont stain much at all (sometimes no visible stain on fp4) and hp5 stains well.

    here is a way over exposed holga neg on hp5 with a good deep-brown stain. (prints nicely though :smile:)
     

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    Ole Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    With many films you don't really see the stain until you print the negative. FP4+ is one of those, and EFKE PL100 is hard to see too. APX100 has a much more obvious stain. Delta films don't seem to stain much at all.

    So it all depends...
     
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    Thank you Leon and Ole! Leon, that one looks much more brown that I'm seeing, but I'm using Fuji Acros.

    Marko