Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/01/14

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Subject: Re: [Leica] B&W enlargements
From: ksherman <>
Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2001 14:22:49 -0600

i use the ilford filters below the lens with my focomat 1c and schneider 
componon-s 50/2.8.
they work great for me.  i do try to keep them as clean as possible, though.

At 09:57 AM 1/14/01 -0800, you wrote:
>Do any Luggers use 0-5 filters, such as Ilford's, under their enlarger
>lenses to increase or decrease contrast and detect a decrease in sharpness
>in their prints because of this arrangement? I have acquired my father's 50s
>Kodak condensor enlarger with a Schneider lens and it has the old, standard
>swing out circular metal device just below the lens. The enlarger will not
>accept Ilford's flat sheet filters above the negative. Thanks for