Who uses HC 110

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Does anyone use Kodak HC 110 developer anymore? I use it for Tri-x Professional Pan in 4X5 format and I just realized that I don't read or hear about anyone else using this combination. Am I out-of-date?

-- Frank Piner (fpiner@wil.com), July 27, 2000


It is the only developer on my shelf. I use it for film from 35mm to 8x10 and for Azo paper at about a 1:8 dilution of the thick concentrate. My normal film dilution is 1:31 of the concentrate. I don't make up the stock solution since I dont do that much "wet" photography any more. I find that I can be pretty consistent using the syrup out of the original bottle and rinsing the measuring cup (1 ounce medicine cup that comes with Nyquil)several times with the mixing water.

-- Tony Brent (ajbrent@mich.com), July 27, 2000.

I use HC110 and TRI-X on 35mm... it gives me excelent results.... also know of several people who continues using it, and prefers it instead of any other film/developer conbination

-- Enrique Vila (evila@trompo.com), July 28, 2000.

David Fokos uses tri-x hc110. View Camera just did a article on him last month you can see his work at www.bostick-sullivan.com A freind of mine uses it and he gets wonderful results.-J

-- josh (devil_music@usa.net), July 28, 2000.

I use HC110 with FP4 Plus. Wonderful gradation and very flexible developer. You can create a variety of changes in curve shape by manipulating dilution and agitation. Cheers. DJ

-- N Dhananjay (ndhanu@umich.edu), July 28, 2000.

I've always used HG-110 developer, since I started studying photography in college. It was their developer, and I just stuck with it since I had good results.


-- Erin C. (ericon_22@hotmail.com), July 29, 2000.

Virtually all of what I do is in HC110. Just forget the "B" dilution and go for something around 1:10 or 1:12 so your times stretch out to workable. I use it for TMax 100 and 400, FP4+ and anything else.

-- E.L. (elperdido65@hotmail.com), July 29, 2000.

HC110 is one of the most widely used film developers around. It is an extremely versatile developer. I use it highly diluted for n-1 to n-3 using stand developing method. James

-- james (james_mickelson@hotmail.com), July 29, 2000.

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