From: Peter Marshall (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 10/15/02-04:55:26 PM Z
> > I haven't read everything posted here yet, but you
> > mention development by inspection several times...
> > Just curious... are you planning to do this with
> > straight regular chemistry...w/o any desensitizing?
> Using a desensitizer isn't required. According to Michael A. Smith and
> others, the film becomes desensitized to anemic exposures of light after
> half of the total development time has elapsed.
> > I have one of those dark green panchromtic safelight
> > filters... even a pannchromatic safelight bulb... no
> > matter how long I stayed in the dark, my eyes never
> > got used to seeing in that more than almost 100%
> > usless amount of light!
> That may indicate that you could be partially color blind, not uncommon
> our male population.
> > I could almost see better without those safelights
> > turned on... Anyway the point is, those lights might
> > frustrate you something terrible.
A standard method when development by inspection was common was to view
the glow of a cigarette through the film!
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