Hey Bruce - that makes 2 of us
I read so much about D-23 being very similar to D-76, I never really thought about an exhaustion problem, since I did it so much with D-76.
I won't do that again
Well I just was researching this and it appears the some people dilute it even further like 1:3/1:4 for a compensating situation.
Originally Posted by akaa
Like I said though I don't know how much stock solution is needed per roll.
You probably got a double whammy of underexposure and underdevelopment due to the slight exaustion.
Since you are scanning you will probably salvage some images though unless you have uneven skys or some agitation issue.
"Down the drain" except for fixer that's what I have been doing for 30 years."
Sometimes edge markings are thin or non-existant depending on reel contact... more-so since you severely underdeveloped things.
I have never had any defective film YET and your experience level points to user errors.
I would totally agree with this quote. Never believe chart times, but if you use the same film, same dev, same concentration, over and over and over again you will discover what works for you.
Originally Posted by Aurelien
“The contemplation of things as they are, without error or confusion, without substitution or imposture, is in itself a nobler thing than a whole harvest of invention”