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Did you know that you can develop your own black and white film with instant coffee, vitamin C, and washing soda? In this how-to, Matt Richardson walks you through making and using your own developer, which has come to be known as “caffenol.”

For more information, check out: http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2011/07/skill-builder-caffenol-homebrew-film-developer.html

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson

Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.