I have grainy HP5 Negatives. What did I do wrong? UGH!

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Hello there. I was testing a lens on my M4 and I shot two rolls of Ilford's HP5. I've never run into this problem and was looking for some help.

I developed them both in separate tanks using HC-110 Dilution B at the right temperature, right time, and right agitation. Both negatives came out very very grainy and when I made prints it looked like I had shot 3200 film. I can't figure it out. Could the temperature change from the HC-110 to the water wash cause this?

Any help would truly be appreciated.


-- Gabe Sachs (egabe@earthlink.net), November 01, 2001

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