Revelado de Película en Casa con Cinestill CS41 Simplified

Film Developing at Home with Cinestill CS41 Simplified

More and more people are rediscovering the beauty of images captured on film. But what happens once you've exposed the entire roll and need to see the photographs?

Analog Photography on the Rise

In the world of photography, digital cameras and smartphones have revolutionized the way we capture moments. However, nostalgia and appreciation for the aesthetics of film images have fueled a resurgence of analog photography. Developing your own rolls of film at home has become a simple and rewarding task, and Cinestill CS41 Simplified is a key component in this process.

Cinestill CS41 Simplified

Cinestill is a renowned brand in the analog photography community. Their CS41 Simplified kit has simplified the color roll development method. Here's a simplified summary of how to use it:

Necessary materials:

Steps to Develop Film with Cinestill CS41 Simplified:

Step 1: Initial Preparation Load your photo rolls into the developing tank before preparing the chemicals. This prevents accidental activation of the film emulsion.

Jobo developing tank next to film reels

Step 2: Revealed and Set

  • Follow the directions provided in the kit manual for pre-rinse, developing and setting time and temperature. Cinestill offers different combinations to achieve optimal results.

hands handling a measurement jar, pouring developer into a developing tank

Step 3: Final Rinse

  • After setting, rinse the film with water at room temperature for 8 minutes. If water is scarce, fill and empty the tank with water at least 10 times.

current water washing film contained into the developing tank as a last step in developing process

Step 4: Drying

  • Carefully open the tank and remove the film from the reels.
  • Drain with the squeegee.
  • Hang the film to dry naturally.

This two-step chemical process ensures professional, archival results without the complexity of traditional chemicals. Now you can develop your own rolls of film with ease at home!

Cinestill CS41 Simplified Development Times

After a long period of testing and having developed countless color rolls with the CS41 Simplified. We put our hands on the fire during these times:

 

Previously Revealed Rolls

Reveal Time

0

3m30s

1

3m34s

2

3m38s

3

3m43s

4

3m47s

5

3m51s

6

3m55s

7

3m59s

8

4m04s

9

4m08s

10

4m12s

11

4m16s

12

4m20s

13

4m25s

14

4m29s

15

4m33s

16

4m37s

17

4m41s

18

4m46s

19

4m50s

20

4m54s

21

4m58s

22

5m02s

23

5m07s

24

5m10s

 

 

It is crucial to maintain order and a record of development times to get the most out of the chemical without altering the quality of our results.

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