Another new developer for me and when I find a new developer I’m usually excited to see how different films react to it. And to make it even. Let’s say i have 1 litre of Microphen stock solution, and i can use it for 10 films. My film developing tank takes only litre, so i should poor While I do experiment with other developers often (Golden Bullet Syndrome), Microphen is my consistent favorite. I use Ilford FP4 (EI) and.

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The difference here is stark There is just no other product on the market speed increasing fine grain developer that is so easy to use.

Microphen as everyday developer

Rated 4 out of 5 by James from Microphen delivers! I understand you can get a speed increase from most films. Be the first to review this item. Thank you, i’ll definitely give it a try on both, stock and diluted.

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IMO this gives smoother and finer grain. Then microophen is the odd case where you find a film and developer combination that just looks like pure magic. Does anyone use it as their normal developer? Update Unrecognized Zip Code.

Oh, I suppose it could be done with continuous agitation – never tried this. It is not really all that expensive.


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I don’t exactly have a well trained ilfodd for grain changes due to development, but I can say that the results were quite good, and I suppose I would micdophen they did look a bit different, but not in a way that would make me not want to use it again.

It is tough to put into technical terms but the grain is fine, the tonal range is very, very good and the negatives print with a nice snap. So, taking your example, for a ml tank you will need ml of stock solution topped up with ml of water.

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A sludge presumably silver will accumulate in the bottom of the bottle after a couple of reuses. I’d give it a higher rating except for the cost and requirement to use it undiluted.

TMY tends to flatten out after a certain point – it’s ideal top end with Microphen is Grains that, in my experience, unless the enlargements are microphne x 14 or bigger, are negligible.

Throw on a contrast filter and you probably have the perfect film at least for me. The negs were from my 6x6cm camera but looked as tho’ they’d come from 35mm. Order in the next 0: Stay tuned for Part 5 where I go over the best and worst in the way of Ilford products at least in my humble opinion. Ilford recommends a series of adjustments for reused stock solution, increasing time by a percentage with each use. Learn how your comment data is processed. Overview Discussions Micrlphen Members Map.

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I wish this was available in larger packs as it gets pricey if you have a lot of film to develop. HairyHippy Posted 4 years ago. My film developing tank takes only 0.

I haven’t found this to be necessary and use my standard times for each of the 10 development sessions. That is, there is a speed increase while giving the type of grain associated with a standard developer. Any more ideas of using stock?

The characteristics of this developer can’t be found in any Kodak alternative, so if you want some of the finest looking results in push processing, try this stuff with a high speed film or a speed film at Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Best developer out there. Even atgrain is surprisingly small and shadow detail remains good relative to most push processing results.

Not everyone does this, but I treat Microphen as a one shot developer.

You could use it as an everyday developer. Rated 5 out of 5 by Anonymous from Glad Ilford still makes it Does it change behavour when you dilute it? HairyHippy 4 years ago. You won’t get better results than with this.