Just processed my first color negs

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    nealjpage multi format master in a film geek package

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    I bought an Arista C-41 kit from Freestyle a while back and finally got around to trying it. Results aren't too bad, except I mis-measured the amount of chemicals I added for each bath. Or, in other words, I only poured enough in my tank to immerse half of my film. :grumpy: Sometimes I swear I'm missing a chromosome. I'll post results as soon as they've dried.
     
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    How's it work? Was it basically the same as developing b+w film? I'd love to learn, I've got tons of color rolls sitting here waiting to be developed.
     
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    It wasn't too hard--I set the bottles of chemicals in a hot-water bath for about a half hour or so to bring them up to 102 degrees. I also soaked the film and tank in hot water to bring that up, too. And while I was agitating, the tank was placed in a bucket of water that was at 102 deg. Not too hard at all, esp with those 3 bath kits. Probably not the highest quality, but I haven't looked at 'em too closely yet.
     
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    Well, this is what happened:

    Cross-processed Agfachrome RSX 50.

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