Need help on C41 process results

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by photohc, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. photohc

    photohc Member

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    While this is not the first time I've processed C41, I am still a newbie on this. My last few times resulted in some great negatives, but this last time showed some really blotchy reds that I can't figure out if it is the chemistry/process or my file is over exposed. Maybe some feedback from you experts will help me trouble shoot this. Shot on Ektar 100 on 120mm. Here is the resultant scan:
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    It's more likely the scanner is blowing out reds. Very typical, especially with Ektar which has high saturation. Do an optical RA-4 print and see.