I read the many threads on XTOL replenishment and thought i would give it a try. It sounds like i will get the results I'm after. but the question i kept coming up with is once the developer is seasoned, what are the appropriate developing times. I have the kodak fact sheet and it lists a few time, but most are in whole steps from box speed.
So what can i use a good starting point for the seasoned stuff? Someone said around the 1+2 dilution. But I wanted to get some advice from those of you with experience. I could always do it mathematically, extrapolating the time differences between kodak's stock and replenished times, but who wants to play around with excell?
Any help would be greatly appreciated!
I have used replenished Xtol for about five years, and the 1+2 recommendation is a good one. Of course there are individual differences in how we shoot and process, which means adjustments have to be made to get the contrast you want in your negatives.
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