The only reason was image quality. The larger the negative the less enlargement of the negative is needed for a given size print.
Using DeVere and Durst Darkroom Enlargers
A video and illustrated article covering 6 different enlargers for printing black and white negatives on Ilford Multigrade variable contrast papers.
Making Darkroom Videos
making videos for YouTube and www.DarkroomDave.com
Split grade printing the Ilford way using Ilford Multigrade under the lens filters
This tutorial explains how to use Ilford Multigrade under the lens filters for split grade printing the Ilford way.
Some Ideas for the Darkroom
I have pulled together a short talk of about 18 minutes to show a range of things that are possible in the darkroom given a bit of time, patience and practice.
Process Times for Ilford FP4, SFX and Delta 400
Process Times for Ilford films FP4+, SFX and Delta 400
Dales Way Day 1 Ilkley to Burnsall
Sunday, April 7th, 2019
I’m walking a variation of the Dales Way with good friend Al from Gloucester. It’s about 80 miles and we’re taking 7 days. To add a bit of extra interest we’re diverting over the 3 Peaks between Kettlewell and Dent. My wife Jan drove us up to the start in Ilkley and stayed the night […]
Top to Bottom Trek (T2B)
Monday, April 1st, 2019
I have walked a lot of long distance routes over the years, both in the UK and abroad. Some are official trails and others I just pull the maps out and link together paths and tracks. While reviewing some of my previous treks I realised that I had completed quite a lot of treks running […]
New Print Lecture Snow Light is Finished and Available for Booking
Friday, July 20th, 2018
New print lecture Snow Light is available for bookings after October 2018.
Ilford Photo Technical Information
Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
Ilford technical information and brochures are now available on the Kit page of my website
Dryer for Fibre Based Papers – 2018 Update
Sunday, February 4th, 2018
Dryer for black and white Fibre Based FB darkroom printing papers