The Formulary

Disclaimer: All formulas presented here are to be mixed at your own risk. Many photographic chemicals are quite poisonous. The most toxic, by far, are toners and bleaches (mercury, cyanide, selenium, uranium, ...) Please observe all precautions suggested by chemical manufactures.
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My favorite formulas

Agfa film developer formulas (17)

Ansco film developer formulas (48)

Ilford formulas (41)

Mixing Tips and Safety

Photo Chemical Reference


For a fantastic book of photographic formulas and related information, pickup a copy of Stephen G. Anchell's book "The Darkroom Cookbook, Third Edition" Copyright 2008 by Focal Press. ISBN-13: 978-0240810553.
This book has a wealth of formulas, tips and information on chemicals. At the back of the book are extensive and accurate conversion tables for weights, measures and substitutions. All of the formulas are given in both metric and U.S. Customary measure.

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