NEG Re-Dev to fix processing marks?

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by Sparky, Oct 13, 2007.

  1. Sparky

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    I bought this funky 12-gang wire processing rack a while back and decided to try it out with some valuable shots (yeah - I know I know....!) and it left impressions all over my negs (perhaps due to mildly oxidized wire competing for the developer). There are diagonal strips of low-density across my negs where the supports are. I was wondering, since this came from the processing, if I might be able to bleach and redevelop the negs and kind of pretend the whole problem never happened...! I'm guessing the answer is no - since that silver was probably already removed by the fixer - but maybe there's a loophole there somewhere in my knowledge of what's possible.
     
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    I'm afraid you're right. Once the image is fixed, what you see it what you've got. There shouldn't be any more re-developable silver left that is already there.
     
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    When things have gone to Hell, take a walk on the wild side and scan and repair with

    Photoshop:tongue:
     
  4. Sparky

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    yeah - well there's always that...