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Forum: Monochrome Film 12th April 2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 456
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Thank you for posting your photographs, the...

Thank you for posting your photographs, the winding engine house looks interesting does it still have its engine? We have a beauty here...
Forum: Camera Manuals 11th April 2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By GoodOldNorm
http://www.photocheatsheets.com/product.aspx

http://www.photocheatsheets.com/product.aspx
Forum: Camera Manuals 11th April 2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Ta, I have the manual, just purchased a cheat...

Ta, I have the manual, just purchased a cheat sheet from Photobert in the USA.
Forum: Camera Manuals 10th April 2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Anyone got a Nikon F6 cheat sheet?

Has anyone got a Nikon F6 cheat sheet they are willing to share/sell or a link to an online resource?
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 4th April 2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 549
Posted By GoodOldNorm
You may find this method a good way to start ...

You may find this method a good way to start

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2RQnsLVlbxo
Forum: Darkroom 29th March 2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I had a similar problem, it was my part B, when I...

I had a similar problem, it was my part B, when I held the solution up to a strong light I could see particles in it. I now make my B solution with de-ionised water, never had a problem since. I buy...
Forum: Photography in general 27th March 2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 412
Posted By GoodOldNorm
May I suggest you try a pre-bath in 15ml...

May I suggest you try a pre-bath in 15ml benzo/litre water, but make a high concentrate print developer 24c. I found that you get more fog the longer the print is in the print dev. Compare your print...
Forum: Darkroom 26th March 2021, 09:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By GoodOldNorm
have you tried switching bulbs from one to the...

have you tried switching bulbs from one to the other to check if the bulb is making the difference?
Forum: Darkroom 26th March 2021, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Good to know John, pleased you got it sorted.

Good to know John, pleased you got it sorted.
Forum: Darkroom 25th March 2021, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 294
Posted By GoodOldNorm
The filters can degrade from a lot of use so...

The filters can degrade from a lot of use so unless both enlargers were brand new I would not be surprised at some difference between filters.
Forum: News and Announcements 23rd March 2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 299
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I enjoyed the documentry, his stage lit scenes...

I enjoyed the documentry, his stage lit scenes look very clinical, some more than others. I worked for British Steel in the seventies and spent a fair bit of my time in foundries, Bloomfield's...
Forum: Photography in general 22nd March 2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,214
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Terry, I processed one of those old films at ei...

Terry, I processed one of those old films at ei 100 in b&w developer and got some images. The film base came out brown and well fogged. So you should be able to see the frame spacing when using the...
Forum: Introductions 21st March 2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Welcome Norman, from Norman!

Welcome Norman, from Norman!
Forum: Monochrome Film 17th March 2021, 06:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 384
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I would post it to AG Photographic and have it...

I would post it to AG Photographic and have it proccessed.
Forum: Photography in general 15th March 2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Wow! I think I maybe rich, I have about 20-30...

Wow! I think I maybe rich, I have about 20-30 compact cameras which I bought for 1-10. My intention was to do a project using a different camera for every week of the year. Saw a site where a chap...
Forum: Cameras - small format 13th March 2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By GoodOldNorm
The camera contacts that read the DX code were...

The camera contacts that read the DX code were not making a good contact due to me not cleaning the black paint off properly. The camera works as it should now thank you. Most of the compacts I have...
Forum: Cameras - small format 12th March 2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Pentax Espio Mini lens not retracting.

Loaded my Espio Mini with a roll of XP2 Super.Now being a clever "so and so" I thought that I could alter the DX rating code from 400 to 200. I scraped black paint squares away and put black...
Forum: Photography in general 12th March 2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By GoodOldNorm
If the ph of the developer is low, say ph 8 does...

If the ph of the developer is low, say ph 8 does that mean it will produce finer grain and a loss in film speed?
Forum: Photography in general 11th March 2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Why change the habit of a life time? Your brain...

Why change the habit of a life time? Your brain exploding could be terminal and messy.😆
Forum: Photography in general 11th March 2021, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By GoodOldNorm
How do I know which stock developers make high...

How do I know which stock developers make high contrast negatives, low contrast negatives good mid tone separation negatives? Surely almost any developer can be made to increase or decrease contrast...
Forum: Photography in general 10th March 2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By GoodOldNorm
[edit: Well, I should have read the rest 'cos it...

[edit: Well, I should have read the rest 'cos it seems he is actually talking about doing this for the negative (or is he???) - I'm not sure how "controversial" his treatise is but I found it...
Forum: Photography in general 10th March 2021, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Article, your thoughts please

What are your thoughts and conclusions about this article? I did not write it .
https://grainy.vision/blog/making-sense-of-film-contrast-choosing-a-developer-and-relating-it-to-paper-contrast
Forum: Books 3rd March 2021, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Books that are a good investment, pointers please.

I believe that there may be photography books that are not only a good read but they will also increase in value as time goes by. What are your reccommendations?
Forum: Filters 26th February 2021, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Thank you Martin and the rest of you for your...

Thank you Martin and the rest of you for your replies, just need lockdown lifting and some patches of blue sky so that I can as my wife says, "go out to play".:)
Forum: Filters 26th February 2021, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By GoodOldNorm
If you're using a TLR or an SLR, you can see for...

If you're using a TLR or an SLR, you can see for yourself what tonal separation either filter gives you on its own: I presume that that is what "natural looking" refers to.[/QUOTE]

By "natural...
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