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    Can I use candles as safelight?

    I read that in the old days, they used candles as safelights. Would any candle work, or do I need a Special Candle?

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    you will need a glow in the dark candle.

    NO CANDLES

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    I do have some glow in the dark candles.

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    I was just kidding about the glow in the dark candles.

    I never heard anything about using candles in the darkroom.

    how is your ventilation?

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    i have air vents. i want to replace my red safelights with candles because they are more romantic. there will be love songs playing the the background while i print.

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    ROTFLMAO!!!!

    :o

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    You can even replace your enlarger bulb with a candle -)

    For a safelight you'd need a glass filter. Some how this doesn't seem like a great idea today but it's possible. Fixture,filter and candle.

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    I think red candles may be best, they should help you make lovely prints.
    Regards Dave.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Miller View Post
    I think red candles may be best, they should help you make lovely prints.
    thanks for the lovely advice =)

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    Sure, just put them inside a red globe
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