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Ilford ID-11 B&W Film Developer 1Ltr - Powder

Our Price: £6.50 GBP



A fantastic 'all-rounder' developer. Ilford claim it as the industry standard for simple B&W development and we can't disagree: it's versatile, simple, and produces great results across the range of different black and white film although it will excel in particular with slow-medium speed films.

We ship it to you in powder form for easy mixing at home and long shelf life (>3 years)

The two packets included contain enough chemicals to process 10 rolls of black-and-white film (35mm or 120) at a time.

For developing times across multiple films please check the MassiveDevChart here


Form: Powder
Size: 1L
Capacity: 10 rolls (35mm or 120)
Perfect for: Great all-rounder


Where we ship

When you buy your camera film from us we can ship it across the UK, Europe, USA, New Zealand, Australia and Canada (more countries planned soon!) So buy your Ilford ID-11 B&W Film Developer Kit 1Ltr today and dive back into the fun of B&W film photography!

Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Beginners, Landscapes, Street Photography
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Accreditation Handles: Kenneth Ness ARPS
Does what it says on the packet!

Works just fine with Ilford FP4, HP5 and Fomopan 100 ASA 120 Roll and 4x5 Sheet.

Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Beginners, Portraits, Landscapes, Street Photography, Architecture, Travel, Studio work, Low light/Night
A good fine grain developer.

Having in recent years gone back to doing more analogue photography I started off using Ilfotec DDX liquid concentrate developer which is very good. The problem though with DDX is it's limited shelf life. I then started using ID11 which is powder form and in that state it has almost unlimited shelf life. It's proven be very good developing Ilford HP5+ film with a fine grain. It's enabled me to use HP5 as my 'go to' film. I can now buy a couple of boxes so I know I've always got some in stock and just make it up when needed. I commonly use it diluted 1+3 for an economical solution to my developing needs.

Perfect for: Portraits, Landscapes, Street Photography, Low light/Night
A great starter developer

This is easy to use, consistent and predictable....what more do you need? I use it at stock dilution and it provides fast accurate development on a huge variety of emulsions. VERY economical to use and so simple!

Perfect for: Beginners, Portraits
A great product

Haven't been in my darkroom for many years so my chemicals had all expired. Having just used a 27 year old bw film in one of my vintage Canon"s, I wanted to try a powder developer for a change. This product worked great on my very expired Ilford film although a mistake by me loading the film into the spiral meant only 10 frames eventually came out. Nice contrast and very forgiving on my old film. Will be using again when I experiment with a roll of 120 soon!

Perfect for: Great All-Rounder, Street Photography
Excellent powder developer

Mix both parts for 1 litre of Dev that can be used 20 times (2 x 500 ml bottles mixed). Each bottle can be used 10 times with the appropriate time adjustment but only really good for developing a lot of films in a month or so as doesn’t keep for long when mixed and must be all mixed at once.
Good for developing 35mm in 2 roll batches.