Chapter 5 details how to set up equipment and supplies for processing black-and-white roll film. It provides a step-by-step overview of the process and covers basic information about darkroom safety, care of darkroom supplies, and the proper use and storage of chemicals. This chapter also describes the affects development time, temperature, and agitation during development have on the negative. The importance of washing and drying negatives is discussed. Basic terminology for the evaluation of negatives is offered, and push processing is explained.
After reading this chapter you should be able to: