6" measured by width (from 6x6 negs) and the focal length is 80mm.
Originally Posted by Ian C
Thanks for the info.
Bought from a pretty reputable second hand dealer in the UK, along with my enlarger. Glass carrier, two pieces. I've had somewhat better results with a slightly larger 8" print, but it's difficult to say whether this is down to a lack of diffraction, as the negative was made at f11 rather than my usual f/22. It never occured to me that an enlarging lens would produce meager results with a marginally smaller magnification - from 8 inches to 6.
Originally Posted by ic-racer
I've read of quite a few square format photographers standardising at 8" prints, maybe this is an optimum size, as much as it is a fine art 'small is beautiful' mentality. Perhaps I've just gone a bit too small.
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