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Processing a Print
Processing a Print

    Exposed paper is immersed and
     agitated in:
       Developer

       Stop Bath

       Fixer
Processing a Print
   Set up wet-side materials
       Set up processing solutions in 4 trays
          DEVELOPER
          STOP BATH

          FIXER

          WATER

       Use tongs to lift the paper out of the solutions.
Processing a Print
   Immerse the paper in the Developer
       Slip the exposed paper quickly into the solution,
        emulsion side up, so the developer covers the entire
        surface of the print.
        Make sure paper is fully immersed
        Gently rock the tray back and forth (agitate) so fresh
        chemical is continuously brought into contact with the
        paper’s surface.
Processing a Print
   Use tongs only on the edges of the paper
   Time developing process from the
    moment you place the paper in the
   Agitate paper for a full 2 minutes.
   Drain the paper over the developer tray
Processing a Print
   Place in STOP Bath tray face up
        Be careful not to contaminate the developer
        tong or scratch the surface of your print.
   Gently agitate the paper in the STOP bath
    for 30 seconds.
   Drain paper over STOP bath tray and
    transfer it to the fixer tray.
Processing a Print
   FIXER:
   Agitate constantly for 2 minutes
   Allow the print to remain in the fixer tub for
    4 minutes with occasional agitation
Processing a Print
   WASH:
   Wash the negative for 5 minutes.
   RC papers do not need hypo-clear or
    second wash.
   After washing RC paper
       Hang to dry from one corner
       Caution with negatives/prints-emulsion is soft
        and tacky until they are fully dry.

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