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Forum: Photography in general 20th January 2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,232
Posted By Hughes
Great exhibition, and nice to have spoken toTim....

Great exhibition, and nice to have spoken toTim. With such quality to his work and his exhitibitions always fully attended by admirers, but they will never match such images chasing digital...
Forum: Photography in general 20th January 2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,186
Posted By Hughes
Dear John, As a film enthusiast and darkroom...

Dear John, As a film enthusiast and darkroom worker myself I share your thoughts entirely. I recently joined crown monochrome group and as the only analogue presenter my work is applauded, nearly 3D...
Forum: Photography in general 5th November 2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,863
Posted By Hughes
Hi, all that's why I changed to Adox 112 FB or...

Hi, all that's why I changed to Adox 112 FB or 110 RC better hi lights & D max. with the dedicated developer MCC or Adox Ne
On FB EASY drying and flat from hanging. Dry down only 6% & Batch to batch...
Forum: Introductions 15th October 2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,911
Posted By Hughes
Hi Jane, I'm properly your nearest example of a...

Hi Jane, I'm properly your nearest example of a monochrome darkroom
here at Dilton, Westbury. Also retired and can thoroughly recommend
it for great flexibility time wise and great results.
Let me...
Forum: Darkroom 23rd September 2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,149
Posted By Hughes
Hi Cesar, I have had that problem on fb paper...

Hi Cesar, I have had that problem on fb paper which I often only get
4 prints / Ltr. of dev. Changing the dev or all the chemicals worked for me.
Regards Hughes
Forum: Monochrome Film 9th September 2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,936
Posted By Hughes
Hi Paul, I have settled on using 4 Combi-plan...

Hi Paul, I have settled on using 4 Combi-plan tanks. (Used off eBay )
4 sheets in one holder dry and capped. Then the three chemicals in the others. This enables the film to be immersed when the dev...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 19th August 2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,183
Posted By Hughes
The big mistake with using a slot tank is to go...

The big mistake with using a slot tank is to go from using one developer to two. The allocation of slots can change from Dev, Dev, Stop, fix, or Dev, stop, Fix, Fix. A water rinse of the slot...
Forum: Overseas 19th August 2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 26,597
Posted By Hughes
Wink Holland view points

Hi Dave, I think kinder dyke must be the best.
And for fun some roads go under a ship canal, such as half way along the main highway from Middleburge. The shot of coarse is to see a ship going over...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 19th August 2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By Hughes
PMK Pyro & MCM-100 Film dev from USA

Surplus Dry stock direct from The Photographers Formulary approx 3yrs old. One unopened pack PMK Pyro Film Developer Cat. No. 01-5045
makes two stock solutions that dilute to 25Ltrs of working...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 9th August 2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,183
Posted By Hughes
Smile Brown staining after development

Many thanks to all that have replied. I have now seen that the staining occurs at the second dev bath-Centrabrom-s 1+9 The first dev is Ilford MG 1+9. The Centrabrom changes colour after only 3...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 8th August 2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,183
Posted By Hughes
Hi Mike, thank you for respnding. The staining...

Hi Mike, thank you for respnding. The staining has occurred over three
Sessions and
some further without incident in between. I am using 80secs in
MG dev And then 90 in Centra brom. First image...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 8th August 2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,183
Posted By Hughes
Brown margin staining on Ilford MGFB paper

After hundreds of successful prints this is odd!
I welcome any comments as to why this margin staining occures. I suspect
It could be exhausted developer or the 210 secs in an alkaline fixer.
All...
Forum: Top Tips 2nd August 2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 20,439
Posted By Hughes
Hi kidder Jem, I use glass marbles from pound...

Hi kidder Jem, I use glass marbles from pound store. Just add more to keep the level in the bottle topped up!
Regards, Hughes
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 2nd August 2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,310
Posted By Hughes
Hi Peter, just a shot in the dark! but do you...

Hi Peter, just a shot in the dark! but do you have a water softener on your supply for the benefit of the whole house? Many systems use a salt
additive, if so this could be your problem. This can be...
Forum: Chemical formulae 19th April 2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,357
Posted By Hughes
Moersch 482 a neutral tone paper dev. available...

Moersch 482 a neutral tone paper dev. available from Wolfgang Moersch.de Advertised as "State of the art"
Or Macodirect.de & Silverprint.co.uk London
Regards, Hughes LRPS
Forum: Colour film 19th April 2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,018
Posted By Hughes
Smile E6 processing

Spectrum photo labs Plymouth
Spectrum photographic Brighton
Kodak E6 relaunch this month. at last!
Best regards, Hughes
Forum: Photography in general 19th February 2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,052
Posted By Hughes
Etrsi user gudes

Hi Mark, the best book if you can find a copy is "The Bronica Manual" by
William Cheung. Or copies from www. Old timer Cameras. Also on line www.butkis.org/chinon
best regards Hughes
Forum: Photography in general 19th February 2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,052
Posted By Hughes
Hi Mark, I have a couple of etrsi and find that...

Hi Mark, I have a couple of etrsi and find that as part of the natural operation one looses frames when changing film backs or operating the
Mirror up lever. I have never lost more than two frames...
Forum: Darkroom 19th February 2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 87,049
Posted By Hughes
Yellowstone

Coming to the conclusion on a series of mono prints from Yellowstone, l realised
That the only Geiser/best negs were on colour film. Seeing the neg red cast from the scene,I thought, let's forget...
Forum: Darkroom 4th January 2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,008
Posted By Hughes
Causes of paper developer deteriation

Hi Neal, l feel that one of the main reasons for a developer to deteriate in a slot tank is the temptation or forgetfulness to leave it on; keeping the chemicals at a constant 20 edge when the room...
Forum: Darkroom 30th December 2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,008
Posted By Hughes
Causes of chemical fogging

Thanks again Neil, you were right, but the Ilford Multigrade dev Bottle looked new and only opened this month 3/4 full. So its about time Ilford followed their competitors and state the manufacturing...
Forum: Darkroom 30th December 2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,008
Posted By Hughes
Thank you Neil, The confusion was that my old...

Thank you Neil, The confusion was that my old paper stock prints well in the same chemicals! but I will mix up some new Dectol instead of the concentrate Multigrade.
Forum: Darkroom 30th December 2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,008
Posted By Hughes
Causes of Chemical fogging on MG4FB paper ?

Hi All, Does anyone have experience on the causes of chemical fogging on Ilford FB4 Classic or similar paper. I can confirm chemical fogging as the mid grey tone is created without any safelight and...
Forum: Darkroom 31st August 2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,856
Posted By Hughes
Yes Ive dev'ed roll film on a two week road trip....

Yes Ive dev'ed roll film on a two week road trip. Most Hotel bathrooms
black-out. Just be well prepared before your start the sequence.
If your ever flying it gets rid of the risk to 800 asa films...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 31st August 2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,941
Posted By Hughes
With a 43mm lens on the Mamiya 7 the metering is...

With a 43mm lens on the Mamiya 7 the metering is reduced to a spot!
So if you go on this route, Yes it is the best travel but in your proposed combination with AEL and recompose or use a hand held...
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