Wednesday, September 10, 2008

How to make a B&W print

How to make a print

Remove negative from file
Insert negative in carrier, emulsion side down
Make sure that negative is clean
Lift open enlarger
Insert negative carrier and close enlarger
Turn on enlarger, check to make sure lens is clean
Open up Lens, turn timer to focus
Roughly focus the image, make adjustment for size
Use grain focuser to sharpen the negative
Adjust easel, adjust aperture
Turn timer to time
Set timer to desire time for test strip
Proceed with test strip starting with Filter #2
1.Find the proper exposure time
2,Find the proper contrast
Make final Print

*** all chemistry are mixed with a 1 to 9 ratio
make sure to check fix with Hypo Check

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