enlarged color contacts

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Please describe how to make enlarged color contacts sheets.

-- Slava Kirin (devushka007@hotmail.com), October 15, 2000


You make an enlarged color contact (something of a misnomer, to be sure, since there is actually no contact between the film and the paper)pretty much the same as you make any other large format enlargement. Lets say that you have a 36 exposure roll of film. You take the roll, cut into strips of six, lay them out on an 8x10 glass negative carrier, and then place the carrier into either an 8x10 horizontal or vertical enlarger and project to the size you require. Some labs offer a maximum of 16x20, but I have done them to 4'x5'. Each individual image, at this size, is approximately 7"x10".

-- fred (fdeaton@hiwaay.net), October 15, 2000.

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