[alt-photo] Re: Caffenol?

Dave S (fotodave) fotodave at dsoemarko.us
Tue Jul 5 16:23:00 GMT 2011

I remembering reading about this at least 10 years ago. Many did more tests
and found that while "it worked" there was nothing really special or
extraordinary about it. It might be a great conversation starter though.

Dave S

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Subject: [alt-photo] Re: Caffenol?

Yes, it's been around for a couple of years, I think. Haven't tried it yet.
The "official" site and further info are here:
http://caffenol.blogspot.com/ , a guy from Germany (but the site is in

He says that caffeic acid behaves similarly to pyrogallol.


On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 3:35 PM, Keith Gerling <keith.gerling at gmail.com>
> I saw this on another list.  A method for developing B&W file using 
> coffee and Vitamin C.  Be sure to read the comments.
> http://www.youtube.com/user/makemagazine#p/u/0/zYjOqcbBEco
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