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You Can Develop Film With Coffee and Vitamin C

Developing Photos With Vitamin C and Coffee: It Can Be Done


While coffee and oranges sound like my ideal breakfast, this eye-opening combo apparently has another, technical use — developing film!

The geeks at Photojojo have created a tutorial for those times when you can't get to the nearest Walgreens and must develop some film, but happen to have some coffee and Vitamin C on hand.

Basically, you make a developer with instant coffee and Vitamin C powder, create a faux-dark room, and you're off. I've never developed film myself, but with my recent interest in vintagey, plastic lomo cameras, I might have a geek project on my hands.

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