REAL commercial prints from Ektar

Discussion in 'Color: Film, Paper, and Chemistry' started by Tony-S, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. Tony-S

    Tony-S Member

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    Is there a lab in the US that still makes prints using an enlarger? Our local places scan the negatives, then makes digital prints.

    Thanks.
     
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    Any where that does hand prints I presume.
     
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    It would be helpful to specify your location. I do prints but if you're in california that doesn't help if I'm in Boston.
     
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    Another vote for Praus!
     
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    The Lab Works in Winnipeg,Canada for one out of your country. RA4 and black and white:smile:
     
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    I'd actually trust one of the labs I've used for nearly 30 years, we have a more than good relationship as we used to do their B&W printing while they were getting established. The owner was once a Durst technician, he's 110% quality images, if he uses a non optical route then it's the best.

    Here isn't the place to discuss this, personally I don't discuss digital aspect but it's a reality that we live with. I just use what gives good results.

    Ian
     
  9. Michel Hardy-Vallée

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    Well, I printed Ektar 100 on RA4 by myself, but then I have a colour head on my enlarger and Unicolor tubes...

    If you're serious about colour printing, it could be worth investing in a colour head. I got my Vivitar VI with dioptic colour head, and lens for 100$. Canadian Dollars!