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  1. Thread: Light Leak

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    Re: Light Leak

    I had thought that maybe its the black clips that hold the ground glass in place. Occasionally they get in the way when you have taken the double dark slide out after and exposure, however I don't...
  2. Thread: Light Leak

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    Re: Light Leak

    Developed in a Paterson tank with 20th century film holder.
  3. Thread: Light Leak

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    Light Leak

    I recently got back some double dark slides that I haven't been using for a while and a second Intrepid body that I similarly hadn't use for nearly two years. I had some funny issues with some of the...
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    Re: Dev problem or light leak?

    yes - im vigilant on this because that is what I though the problem was initially.
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    Dev problem or light leak?

    I have recently been having issues with banding on my 4x5 negatives. I use an Intrepid Camera and develop my film with a 20th Century film holder which I recently acquired (in a Paterson tank).
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  6. Thread: Water marks

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    Re: Water marks

    Just a follow up to this post. I think I have solved the problem.
    The film that I was developing was stored in the fridge. I took it out for about 15 minutes before loading it in a dark bag. I...
  7. Thread: Water marks

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    Re: Water marks

    Thanks, I use the Ilford method of washing and haven't had a problem with this in the past. I may consider a separate tray wash but I want to somehow eliminate the possibility that this could have...
  8. Thread: Water marks

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    Re: Water marks

    Thanks Andy. I use a bath with a drop of detergent. I live in a developing country with no access to get a proper wetting agent atm. It could be that this concentration is too high? Do you think...
  9. Thread: Water marks

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    Re: Water marks

    The most recent ones.

    Shown here; https://shop.stearmanpress.com/products/sp-445-compact-4x5-film-processing-system?variant=19466108614

    Edit: Sorry, did some research. I think I have version 3....
  10. Thread: Water marks

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    Water marks

    Hi all,

    I recently purchased an sp445 developing tank. Have been processing film successfully, however recently I have been getting some strong water marks on the non emulsion (shiny) side of the...
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    Re: Developing Issue

    Awesome! That would be the problem. This last batch, I scanned without the holder, straight onto the glass.

    Thanks!
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    Re: Developing Issue

    Sorry, maybe the following is a better crop.

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    Developing Issue

    I have recently started shooting and developing 4x5 after many years as a medium format shooter.

    On recent attempts to develop sheet film I have come across a problem shown below;

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    Re: Red Cast Across Whole E6 Sheets

    Eep!

    Thanks.
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    Re: 4x5 light leaks when removing the dark slide

    I like this idea, however I also like to flip the darkslide so the black side is out indicating that the slide has been exposed (with the white side facing out showing the slide is unexposed).
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    Re: 4x5 light leaks when removing the dark slide

    It's a third generation Intrepid 4x5
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    Red Cast Across Whole E6 Sheets

    Hi,

    I have recently started dipping my toe into the world of LF. I had shot B&W for the first few months to get used to the process, however a few weeks ago I splashed out for some Provia 100F...
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    Re: 4x5 light leaks when removing the dark slide

    Hi everyone, I am new to large format (and new to this forum). I have been having some light leak issues similar to what has been mentioned in this thread. It is nearly always in the bottom left of...
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