Hi can i print B&W with the enlarger Durst M color head? You just need to set the colour filters depending on your paper – Ilford papers. Yes, very much so. I do/did all my prints on this one. The colour mixing head ‘ scatters’ the light nicely which has the added side-effect of making. I have six enlargers in my darkroom for the printing courses I teach. Durst M Color and Durst M BW enlargers were widely sold in the UK so there should.
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Find all posts by Richard Gould. Darkrooms need to be reasonably light-tight. Find all posts by photomi7ch. Jan drust, There may be a way to tighten it up. The odd thing was there appeared to more detail on the colour enlarger print, perhaps due the eye not being distracted by the grain.
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If you are new to the darkroom I suggest you try and obtain a colour enlarger. Filters To change the contrast of the paper to match your negative and to give your prints the contrast that you want, you will need a set of filters. Oh the thing that does bug me is my 35mm mask is slightly smaller j670 a 35mm neg, must get round to filling it out a bit some day.
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Durst M670 Colour Photographic Enlarger With Power Supply
I guess it’s the same as everything else and just depends on how it’s been abused in the past. All times are GMT. Repeat the test in different parts of the darkroom if you feel it necessary. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab.
Condensers tend to have a natural hotspot which can be effective by giving you darker corners without any burning. I have used thermometers from hardware stores and garden centres as well as ones designed for use in darkrooms.
The colour enlarger can have its filters set to zero and MG filters can be used under the lens. The print from the BW was like printing on sand where as the print from the colour enlarger was a lot smoother.
Durst M670 Darkroom Colour Enlarger Extras
The for instance is much more robust and has a metal rack. You will use the color head in place of filters. Yes, my password is: However, when the prints dried there was not much difference apart from the slight emphasized scratches k670 the BW print. Easel A paper easel is useful for holding paper flat and to stop it moving under the enlarger. Thanks for your comments most useful.
Yes i like the old methods, we can talk about that, im learning. Tongs Tongs are a good idea to avoid putting your fingers in chemicals.
When switching to a diffuse lighting I was surprised how clean my prints can look – had much less problems with dust. In a quandary, do i have two in larger in my small darkroom? Visit eBay’s page on international selling.
As for the knob-twiddling: Y makes the print softer, M makes it harder. Dec 20, 2. A foot-switch is used to turn it on or off and this leaves my hands free to dodge and burn as soon as the lamps are turned on. You just need to set the colour filters depending on your paper – Ilford papers have a chart inside the box. Another well commented upon make is the Meopta Magnifax. Give it a good look over and m6770 with the adjustments before you buy.
Yes, you can still make changes in the head to affect graded papers as well, but this is not their intended purpose. It may fit in another enlarger but I have only used it in the M If you are used to work with filters, it may take some time to get used to work with it – I personally do not have more problems than I do have with filters.
See all condition definitions – opens in a new window or tab But I prefer a neutral spead of light and to do my own corner darkening should I want. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. The general standard of construction seems to be less substantial than the earlier Durst models.
Transformer for Durst M colour. I have six enlargers in my darkroom for the printing courses I teach.