Coffee, Vitamin C and Washing soda
Pouring out the caffenol
Homemade developer called Caffenol
This is the harmony recipe from Caffenol.org
- 600ml Water (Tap is ok)
- 6.25 tsp Washing Soda
- 10 tsp Instant Coffee
- 2.5 g L-Ascorbic Acid
- Dissolve the washing soda, coffee and vitamin C in a jug with the water.
- Load film into the development tank and close it up.
- Pre soak the film for 3-4 minutes. Remove the water.
- Pour the solution into the tank,
- Develop for 8 mins
- Fix with Hypo for 10mins
Timings for Ilford PAN F ISO 50
- 3-4 Pre soak
- 8 mins development
- 10 mins fixer
Results from the Caffenol on Ilford
Gloria spins away as she doesn’t like to be photograph. Normal for teenies.
Jake finally smiles
Negatives developed with Caffenol