Tag Archives: Kodak HC-110

Caffenol vs HC-110

In my new video I compared Caffenol and HC-110 as film developers. Caffenol is a film developer made from household products, usually by mixing coffee, washing soda, vitamin C powder and water together. As mentioned in the video, I didn’t use vitamin C in this particular experiment.

The results are quite interesting. With Caffenol, the negative has a yellow brownish tint and is less dense, meaning the negative is less developed. As a result, the end image looks darker than HC-110 counterpart.

screenshot from the video

The grains with Caffenol are also much more pronounced. It is more obvious in the 35mm Tri-X negatives.

screenshot from the video

You can check out my video for full observations. To conclude it is quite a fun experiment to have (especially you have a lot more time during quarantine).

Stay safe and keep shooting!

Stay Home and Shoot Eggs

How are you doing? I hope you are doing well and staying safe.

Loosely speaking, I have been working from home since February. One of the positive things about this is I have a lot more time on hand to do and create stuff. Along side photography, I have started printing and baking a lot more. (Baking kills time very well)

Finding things to shoot at home can be challenging. This is one of those light bulb moment, when I warmed the eggs to room temperature…

Mamiya RB67 Pro-S | Mamiya-Sekor C 127mm f/3.8 | Fomapan 200 | HC-110H