Category Archive: QUICK SILVER Print Developer

Q: Can I alter the developer mixture to control the contrast of a print?

Can I alter the developer mixture to control the contrast of a print?   Yes, to a limited extent – much less than is the case with film.

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Q: Do I have to use Stop Bath?

No but, stop bath is cheap and avoids problems from developer carrying over into fixer. Staining and reticulation are prevented, and the life of the (more expensive) fixer is extended.

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Q: How much developer do I need?

One liter of QUICK SILVER concentrate will make 10 liters of working solution, capable of processing (600) 8×10 fiber prints or (900) 8×10 resin-coated prints.

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Q: Can I use Sprint™ STANDARD Film Developer to develop prints?

You probably don’t want to do this… In a print, you usually want some good, solid, maximum black. Most print developers are designed to be energetic enough to give this in a couple of minutes, as long as you expose more »

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