finally started making prints

Discussion in 'Enlarging' started by kadath, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. kadath

    kadath Member

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    Finally got an enlarger and started making my first prints, using the Ilford printing guide. I've attached a couple of shots from the first run. I haven't tried any dodging and burning yet, but I kind of like the standard print. Definately looks a lot better than my negative scans.
     

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  2. Jeff Kubach

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    It's fun as hell printing yourself! I'll never go back .

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    There will be no going back now. Maybe try two prints at half a grade then one grade more and see what you think?

    pentaxuser
     
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    My best piece of advice will be to not be afraid to come back to a printed negative in future to see what else you can do with it.
     
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    Congrats. The more you print, the better it gets.
     
  6. kadath

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    I will try messing around with contrast more next time, but I currently like fairly low contrast pictures.