Coffee, Vitamin C and Washing soda

Coffee, Vitamin C and Washing soda

Pouring out the caffenol

Pouring out the caffenol

Homemade developer called Caffenol

This is the harmony recipe from

  1. Dissolve the washing soda, coffee and vitamin C in a jug with the water.
  2. Load film into the development tank and close it up.
  3. Pre soak the film for 3-4 minutes. Remove the water.
  4. Pour the solution into the tank,
  5. Develop for 8 mins
  6. Fix with Hypo for 10mins

Timings for Ilford PAN F ISO 50

Results from the Caffenol on Ilford



Gloria spins away as she doesn’t like to be photograph. Normal for teenies.


Jesse poses 

Jake (2)

Jake finally smiles


Negatives developed with Caffenol

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April 29, 2016

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