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can i process Ilford HP5 / FP4 with C41?

Jon Heslop , Feb 07, 2005; 06:13 p.m.

Can i process Ilford HP5 / FP4 with C41 chemicals, if so what kind of 'look' will the photos get?

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Kelly Flanigan , Feb 07, 2005; 06:26 p.m.

When c41 came out I was told this was a no-no; the temp might be too high; and gunk up the C41 processor; ie emulsion mess. Maybe others can explain if this works.

Steve Levine , Feb 07, 2005; 06:51 p.m.

The blix will convert all of the silver into a halide again, and the fixer will remove this.Results will be a blank strip of film

Rowland Mowrey , Feb 07, 2005; 08:25 p.m.

Jon;

No.

Ron Mowrey

Scott Pickering "25 ASA" , Feb 07, 2005; 10:16 p.m.

This may work only if you skip the bleach fix step and fix it in normal B&W fixer. But normally it wipes the neg blank with the bleach fix.

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