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Focomat 1C coming into my home

Focomat 1C coming into my home

 I already have had Leitz Valoy II. So I didn’t have any plan to get Focomat 1C.  Several months ago, a gentleman sent me the message that he is looking for someone who might receive the darkrooom tools for wetprocessing. His father was enthusiast of wetprocessing of film photo, especially large size enlargement of printing....
Present to a provision dealer at Dihua Street inTaipei, Taiwan

Present to a provision dealer at Dihua Street inTaipei, Taiwan

In autumn season, 2012, I went Dihua street to visit familiar tea leaves shop. On the way, I came across pretty cat, who was kept by a provision dealer. I took the cat with Canon EOS1V & Kodak T-MAX400. Although it was 1.5 years ago, I made the printing by wet process with Valoy II....
How to create holder of multigrade filter for Valoy

How to create holder of multigrade filter for Valoy

The Valoy II arrived at my new darkroom at my home. But there is an issue. Valoy doen’t have the holder of multigrade filter. So I considered several ways to put the filter to Valoy. And finally when I went Daiso, which is Japan’s famous 1 coin shop, bassically all 100JPY for almost all selling...
Leitz Valoy II is now at my home!

Leitz Valoy II is now at my home!

Now Valoy II arrived at new darkroom of my home. New enlarger at my home, originally uploaded by Minochage. It has been really my dream.I’m excited about the fact that it exist actually at my home. According to shop owner, my Valoy was imported from Europe. The lamp house, plywood compressed base plate and metal...
Focotar 5cm F4.5 for my Leitz Valoy II

Focotar 5cm F4.5 for my Leitz Valoy II

Although the enlarger, Leitz Valoy II, didn’t arrive at my home yet, I already got the lens for enlarger, Focotar 5cm F4.5. The initial version is produced by Ernst Leitz Wetzler. And the 2nd version was produced by Schneider according to the explanation by camera shop in Tokyo. I selected the initial version. Focotar 5cm...
Darkroom with Fuji B690 and Leitz Valoy II

Darkroom with Fuji B690 and Leitz Valoy II

A lot of camera freaks left to digital photo already. It might be stupid thing to build up darkroom for traditional wet process from now. But I can’t stop preparation to enjoy the serious printing process. It was my dream to prepare print with; Camera: Leica M3 Lens for shooting: Summilux 50mm f1.4 Enlarger: Focomat...