Another Darkroom Goes Online!

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  1. zsas

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    Folks it has been a long time coming but I am happy to report that my home darkroom went online today! It has been 13 years since I have last printed and it felt so wonderful to get back into it! Thanks to all for your help with my often inane questions about obscure enlarger parts and such.

    I am in the fun process of evaluating papers to determine what works for me. Sure I will use more than one, but trying to narrow down my focus.

    Straight printing today, no toning. Printed Ilford Warmtone FB Glossy, Ilford Warmtone FB Semi-Matte, Ilford MGIV FB Glossy and Ilford MGIV FB Matte.

    Jury is still out what will work for me as my main go-to, but it just feels wonderful to get my hands wet again regardless.

    Stuck with one image of my daughter and printed it for each paper's needs (filtration, timing, burn times for subject, etc).

    Really bad camera phone grab of the prints below.

    Thanks all for everything!
    Andy

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  2. ooze

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    Welcome back to the wonderful craft of wet printing :smile:
     
  3. Jeff Kubach

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    Thats great to hear! Hope it goes well!

    Jeff
     
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    Nice print indeed !

    And welcome back in the darkroom world from a young printer :smile:

    All the best

    Rom
     
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    Great to be going again, I guess! Long may it last and many hours of joy to you. :smile:
     
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    Aaaahhhhh!!! The sound of a happy printer(notice that it doesn't go bzzzzzzzzt zip bzzzzzzzzzt zip ,,,)
     
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    Welcome back!!

    Enjoy the wonderful creative and contemplative hours in the darkroom!
     
  8. Christopher Walrath

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    Good onya, Andy.
     
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    Congrats! Andy.

    And Jerevan, nice to see your owl on my screen again!! Welcome back and hopes for all the best.
     
  10. Jerevan

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    Well, thanks Denise! Good to be back here, home at last. :smile:
     
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    congratulations!

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    Congrats!

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    mats
     
  13. Comrade Conrad

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    How can a film darkroom go "online"?
    Nevertheless, congratulations.
     
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    "On Line" predates computer networks :smile: