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C22 Processing

C22 Process is an obsolete process for colour negative film (print film) and was the predecessor to the current process C41 in use today. C22 was superseded by C41 in 1972 so any films around today, unprocessed, are very old indeed.

We have formulated a suitable hybrid process for C22 films and we found that the best way of achieving images out of these very old films is try and obtain a black and white image. All our attempts to achieve colour images have been very difficult indeed and we therefore recommend to customers that a black and white image is the most reliable option for obtaining usable results.

PLEASE NOTE: as hand processing is time consuming and uses small batches of chemistry, we generally wait till we have a few films for processing before undertaking it. This often entails a delay of between 1 to 6 weeks before we can return films, so please be patient! 


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