Chemical/Paper brand question

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  1. corianne

    corianne TPF Noob!

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    (hi, i'm new)
    I have a question: When developing B & W paper, can it be done with a different brand of chemicals? For example: I recently acquired a pack of Ilford FB paper, but I have all Kodak chemicals.
    It's the same chemicals with a different name, right?
    I'd rather know before I use it and screw up all the prints. :)
    Thanks!!
     
  2. oriecat

    oriecat work in progress

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    You can use different brands of paper and chemicals, no problem. You can mix and match chemicals. I use Kodak stop, Ilford fixer, kodak hypoclear, generic like developer... usually Ilford paper, some Kodak lately tho... it's all good, :)
     
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    oriecat work in progress

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  4. aggiezach

    aggiezach Yup...

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    :D Welcome to the forum, I too mix chemicals. its all about finding what you like. Don't be afraid to experiment! Have fun!
     
  5. corianne

    corianne TPF Noob!

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    Thanks. :)
    I thought that it didn't matter, but i had to make sure. Thanks for the info!
     

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