First attempt at Caffenol developmental with Acros

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    Setting out this weekend with the aim to shoot some Fuji Acros 100 to develop in Caffenol. I have just got all the ingredients together, this is my first attempt at Caffenol developmental (I developed plenty of films in Rodinal and HC-110). Question: should I expose the Acros at EI 100 or EI 200? It is quite gloomy here in Luxembourg this weekend with lots of rain. Thanks for your input.
     
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    from what I've seen from trials, EI 200 should be fine.
    Caffenil-C-M for 12 minutes for normal contrast and 14-15 minutes for higher contrast is what I've red.
     
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    This is the results I got for Acros 100 pushed @ 200; Caffenol C-M 12 min/20C, pretty cool!
     
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    Congratulations, glad it worked ^^

    The times and procedure I had for you, was created by Ezzie ( http://www.apug.org/forums/members/ezzie/ ) a while ago, so if you have any questions regarding coffe, he would know a whole heap of stuff about this. :smile:
     
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    Not sure what the negative looks like, but judging by the image, the dark areas (trees) are too dark. An EI of 100 may have been better, with normal development.