exposing negatives in Daylab slideprintergreenspun.com : LUSENET : polaroid transfers : One Thread
I wonder if anybody tried to project 35 mm slides into b+w negative film in the Daylab slide printer.
Technically, it shouldn't be a problem with 4x5 film if one uses quick- or readyload film in the Polaroid film holder. A regular 8x10 film holder will not fit 8x10 Daylab base, but it seems that it may work after a slight adaptation. I don't know if it would be possible to use regular sheet film in the 8x10 Polaroid filmholder.
I am thinking about other alternative processes (just finished to build UV light box).
-- Marek Uliasz (email@example.com), December 30, 2000
I sent my questions to Polaroid and got a formal answer:
"You are correct about the use of using type 55 and ready loads with your 4X5 film holder/4X5 Daylab base. Unfortunately, there is not a pos/neg 8X10 film and there is no recommended ready load for the 81-06 film holder".
Nothing really new or helpful. I guess I will try to be creative with a regular 8x10 film holder in Daylab when I am ready.
-- Marek Uliasz (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 03, 2001.
I just printed some slides on old out dated Polapan Pro 100 (4x5") using my Daylab II. It works OK except that focusing with Daylab is really frustrating. I suppose that this problem is somewhat masked by the soft nature of image transfers. Anyway, focusing the Daylab with an 8x10" base is much easier.
-- Marek Uliasz (email@example.com), January 15, 2001.
I too am interested in knowing people's results with getting Type 55 negatives from the Daylab from 35mm slides. I would like to get good B/W negs in 4x5 so that I can scan them on my flatbed, rather than buying a separate 35mm slide scanner. Can someone comment on the quality (tonality, sharpness, etc.) of such "internegatives"?
-- Mike (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 17, 2001.