Quote Originally Posted by Cruzingoose View Post
Just got in 50 rolls of Shanghai B&W 120 and I must say that it is pretty nice stuff. At normal exposure and 8 minutes in HC110 makes for nice crisp negs. It does seem to need a couple of minutes in PhotoFlo to keep spotting at bay compared to other films.
I found that LuckySHD really loves to be selenium toned (the actual neg). You might want to try that on the Shanghai.

Quote Originally Posted by Cruzingoose View Post
Now to build a basic horizontal enlarger for 10" enlargements. I've got a Photographers Handbook dated 1908 that describes in great detail how to build enlargers, powered by window light, oil lamp and limelight (gas). Sounds like a bit of a project, but unless a 5x7 enlarger finds me, it will have to do.
Were not the first enlargers just upside down view cameras?