Find great deals for ILFORD EM10 Darkroom Printing Exposure Monitor Boxed. Shop with confidence on eBay!. Feb 13, I have pm’d you Tony. Very kind offer much appreciated. By the by, do you recommend any other metering assistance for determining exposure. Jun 19, Ilford EM10 Exposure Meter. Anyone have any experience using this meter. On a whim I bought one off of ebay for $20 delivered. It arrived.
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Expose the paper using the same exposure time that you used for the calibration negative or slide. An EM10 is probably not what you think it is.
You can make a rough calibration for your meter by zeroing the meter with the lens one stop down from full open and then noting the knob settings as you zero the meter as you stop the lens down. I can get a terrific print with the initial exposure no matter the enlarger elevation simply by placing the meter’s eye in an appropriate shadow and rotating the aperture ring until I get the green light. Leigh B Oct 27, If you are unable to adjust the aperture and get the green light lit, then go to the standard setting and open the aperture by one stop and recalibrate the meter at this opening.
If you’d like more help with your wet darkroom, or your digital darkroom printing, you can write to me with specific questions care of Shutterbug, or send e-mail to: Find all posts by kennethcooke. The EM10 enlarging exposure monitor exposure meter appears to have been on sale until relatively recently PM your address and I’ll pop in the post.
The red light signifies the light level is too low. The EM uses a single 9v battery that seems to last forever. Ilforc a rule of thumb, I tend to overexpose ilfogd the camera all of my color negative work.
You might be wondering about my setting for D-MAX. You have now established the correct exposure time and calibration number for this pack of paper. Process the print in fresh chemicals, following the manufacturers recommendations. The battery needs to be changed only when the LEDs are dim.
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Latest Trending Photos Videos. Recalibrate the exposure monitor using a smaller lens aperture and correspondingly longer exposure time.
Microprocessors were by then a common part of many consumer electronic items, offering a flexibility and accuracy of use hardly dreamt of just ten years previous. Calibration; can be done by using one of two methods.
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There will always be some variances in density until you get used to picking the same relative density to analyze. Due to variations caused by using slightly different crop for each negative and variations in lighting on each subject, the time for each print will be slightly different. Picture showing the edge of the DT The following edited notes come from the camerashopnbuy website. When you expose film on a camera, there is a proper exposure for a given speed of film.
If you provide more exposure, you are simply overexposing the paper. The orange mask in color negative films greatly reduce the brightness of the projected image, thus reducing the effective range of the meter. Vaughn Oct 26, This picture to the left shows the DT Timer front and back; lower images and its watt power supply front and back, upper images. It needs to be exposed almost perfectly if you are to get good slides.
I’d always been told shadows are NOT the preferred target, because after a point, black is black, and it is very easy to have a wide range of exposures deliver maximum black – ie anything beyond a certain threshold will still deliver DMax in a shadow area, but the lowest possible exposure to deliver DMax may render an area you want middle gray somewhere between Zone V and Zone VII. Neal Oct em110, Leave this field blank. ilforx
Find all posts by Tony Marlow. For slide printing, the sensitive cell should be in a highlight area which just holds detail. For negatives measure the shadow area that is brightest, but with detail, in the projected image with EM10 resting on the baseboard of the enlarger. You will still need to fine tune for anything other than a basic print, but it’s quite a useful tool once you play with it. Aperture stop adjustments are too big for this little meter.