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10-04-2011, 06:56 PM   #1
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Anyone used DR5 lab for B&W transparencies?

I just sent a roll of Ilford HP5 to them yesterday. Can't wait to see the film! Has anyone done this? For years I've been saying I'll do this and finally will be getting B&W positives.

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I did once with 4 4X5 sheets of TMAX 100. Unfortunately the exposures of two of them was a little off so did not come out as anything special. Not sure if I found dr5 much different than the old direct positive kits for I think it was Panatonix X .
10-05-2011, 10:24 PM   #3
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Yep all the time. I mostly shoot Fomapan R100 b&w reversal film, so I have no choice but to send it to DR5 Chrome. I have also sent Efke 50 & 100 and Ilford SFX 200 for DR5 processing.

Make sure you check their film ratings, which recommend the best shooting ISO suited for the DR5Chrome processing.

10-08-2011, 07:02 PM   #4
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According to tracking #, they got the film Wednesday, so hopefully in about a week it will be here. I got a roll of B&W and E6 back from The Darkroom today. About the B&W, it sure was boring looking at negs on light box-I want B&W transparencies!


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