Green developer!

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by Bill Banks, Oct 21, 2011.

  1. Bill Banks

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    I have just developed my first 5X4 sheets of Fomapan 400 and my newly mixed D76 stock solution has turned bright green!

    I'm assuming I can use the developer for a few more sheets as I had intended, but I was wondering if this usually happens with this film and whether I should pre-soak in future?

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  2. holmburgers

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    I don't think it'll hurt your developer and yep, that's normal (it's the acutance dye).

    A pre-soak would help for sure.