Banding on my Images

2 years 7 months ago #667840 by cruzmoose
Hi Everyone,

I develop my own negatives.  Lately I realized some of my images have banding.  I develop with Cinestill CS-41 color kit and I scan with Epson V850 Pro.  Images below for sample of issue (it's mostly noticeable in the sky)

I have agitated using both the turning and inversion methods, but both give me the same results.  I don't know what could be causing this.  Thanks in advance for you help.

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

2 years 7 months ago #667858 by cruzmoose

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

2 years 7 months ago #667859 by Ozzie_Traveller
G'day CM

It's almost certainly an agitation issue - although I am surprised to hear you get it with -both- rotating & inversion agitation methods. From days (years & years) gone by, after filling the tank with the developer I would a) lift the tank and tap once on the workbench gently to dislodge any bubbles, b) invert once, taking up to 5 seconds per inversion, then c) leave the tank alone for the remaining 20-25 seconds

Subsequent chemicals could receive a slightly more vigorous agitation, with washing being almost continuous agitation

Hope this helps
Phil from the great land Downunder

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.




  • Facebook

    817,251 / Likes

  • Twitter

    241,000 / Followers

  • Google+

    1,620,816 / Followers

Latest Reviews

The Nikon Z FC specs are quite impressive, and when paired with the retro-style body, you get a fun and capable camera for enthusiast shooters.

May 31, 2022

In this Nikon Z5 review, we'll discuss the specs, features, pros, and cons of this enthusiast-level camera. We'll also offer tips on where to buy one on the cheap!

May 10, 2022

The Leica Q (Typ 116) is a fantastic camera for intermediate and advanced shooters. Is it the best choice for you, though? Find out in this detailed review!

Apr 28, 2022

Looking for Best Budget Camera of 2022? Here’s my pick- Sony ZV-1. This best budget camera is loaded with features that give it lots of bang for your buck.

Feb 18, 2022

Forum Top Posters

Latest Articles

Not every photo book is made alike. Some are superior to others because of the options you get. Learn what to look for in this guide.

Jun 28, 2022

What is the best camera in 2022? That's a loaded question whose answer depends on many factors. In this guide, we'll explore some great options!

Jun 22, 2022

GoPro accessories come in all shapes, sizes and price points. But which ones are the best? We offer our favorite picks in this 2022 guide.

Jun 22, 2022

Not sure how to grow your photography business? Check this beginner business guide to learn a few inside tricks to hit the ground running.

Jun 22, 2022

If you're in the market for some Sony FE lenses for your kit, use this guide to learn more about three excellent prime and zoom lens options.

Jun 22, 2022

If you want to take the best close-up images, you'll need some macro photography lenses to get the clearest, sharpest photos.

Jun 21, 2022

What is a metal print? The easy answer is that it's an image printed on metal. But the best metal prints are a product of a more intricate process.

Jun 21, 2022

After using Linksys routers for many years, I switched to a Synology Router - the RT6600ax. Here are my first impressions!

Jun 15, 2022