DURST 805 enlarger LENSES

Discussion in 'Enlarging' started by Emmalberto, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. Emmalberto

    Emmalberto Member

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    Can someone advice on the very best lenses on 50, 80 and 90/100mm to be used on DURST 805 enlarger?

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  2. Ian Grant

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    Easiest to find will be Componon S in Europe, and they are excellent lenses, available in all those sizes.

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  3. Martin Aislabie

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    I tend to favour the Rodenstock Rodagon-N

    However both the Rodagon or Componon-S are excellent lenses

    I also have had some mixed experiences with buying second hand enlarging lenses - therefore I would recommend buying new ones if you can afford them - http://www.robertwhite.co.uk/product.asp?P_ID=1868&PT_ID=444

    The enlarging lens is the most important lens in your camera system as all of your images go through this one lens

    Good luck

    Martin