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Forum: Introductions Today, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By MartyNL
Hello Allen and welcome to fadu. This is a safe...

Hello Allen and welcome to fadu.
This is a safe haven for everything film and darkroom so feel free to ramble on as much as you like! :)
Forum: Introductions 30th November 2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 221
Posted By MartyNL
Hello Travis and welcome to the forum.

Hello Travis and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 29th November 2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By MartyNL
The only advantage is cost, I'm afraid! The...

The only advantage is cost, I'm afraid!
The greater the consistency, the better.

But you got me thinking in terms of my own practice and experience and thoughts about reflections/diffraction etc....
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 29th November 2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By MartyNL
In all honesty, I've never really paid that much...

In all honesty, I've never really paid that much attention to my contact prints except for 8x10 as these, I can't enlarge.
And come to think of it, there is one distinct difference between my...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 29th November 2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By MartyNL
I do my contact prints on Foma RC glossy paper...

I do my contact prints on Foma RC glossy paper using a Hama glass printing easel and my enlargement printing on FB gloss paper.

I have done contacts on FB in the past but cost put a stop to that a...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 28th November 2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By MartyNL
I think, it would be nice/helpful if we could see...

I think, it would be nice/helpful if we could see an example of a contact print vs an enlargement.
Any chances of visualising this for us, Jonathan?
Forum: Print Exchanges 27th November 2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By MartyNL
I'm in, please, Mike.

I'm in, please, Mike.
Forum: Print Exchanges 27th November 2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,469
Posted By MartyNL
My prints were posted today.

My prints were posted today.
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 25th November 2021, 07:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By MartyNL
Although not the same, you could try filing a...

Although not the same, you could try filing a 35mm negative mask and printing the whole neg plus rebate. This often has the feel of a big contact print, but then your shots must be very good in...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 24th November 2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By MartyNL
Many thanks, Martin. It's great when it works but...

Many thanks, Martin. It's great when it works but I certainly don't find 'seeing' in 6x12 easy. I would say most of my shots work better/stronger when cropped, unfortunately.:(
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 24th November 2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By MartyNL
Surely, if you want more of a Callier effect...

Surely, if you want more of a Callier effect you'd want the opposite of diffusion and go for point-source?
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 24th November 2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By MartyNL
Perhaps it's just that a contact print and the...

Perhaps it's just that a contact print and the human eye, naked or otherwise, are just incapable of resolving the detail captured in a negative?
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 23rd November 2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By MartyNL
I would also like to add, that the effect is...

I would also like to add, that the effect is probably less between medium and large format contacts and their respective prints.
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 23rd November 2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 826
Posted By MartyNL
I'd like to throw something out there as a...

I'd like to throw something out there as a possible explanation...

Let's say we look at our 35mm contact print from a comfortable viewing distance of 30cm.
The equivalent viewing distance of an...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 23rd November 2021, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 268
Posted By MartyNL
Bromophen has become my developer of choice over...

Bromophen has become my developer of choice over MG but more on the grounds of longevity and convenience. As a powder, it has a longer shelf life, as a stock solution, it has a longer shelf life and...
Forum: Print Exchanges 22nd November 2021, 12:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,469
Posted By MartyNL
And itís been in my my hands since the weekend,...

And itís been in my my hands since the weekend, Tony, sorry about the delay!

What I really like about the print exchange rounds is that you donít just get a send and receive photoís but that you...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 15th November 2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By MartyNL
Our sponsor SDS appear to have 2 in stock... ...

Our sponsor SDS appear to have 2 in stock...
https://www.secondhanddarkroom.co.uk/product/leitz-v35-multigrade-modual/
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 14th November 2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By MartyNL
Have you already contacted X-rite? Not that I...

Have you already contacted X-rite?
Not that I hold out much hope.
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 14th November 2021, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 256
Posted By MartyNL
I had a similar problem with a Macbeth...

I had a similar problem with a Macbeth densitometer. The bulbs are highly specialised. Mine cost $99 10 years ago. It's not going to be easy to find or very affordable. These old machines are all but...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 11th November 2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,043
Posted By MartyNL
I'll take responsibility for at least 400 of...

I'll take responsibility for at least 400 of them, Terry. :)
Forum: Darkroom 8th November 2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By MartyNL
I always fill-up the slots with diluted chemicals...

I always fill-up the slots with diluted chemicals and not neat otherwise, over time, you have no idea what the dilution is.
Forum: Photography in general 7th November 2021, 06:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,225
Posted By MartyNL
Sorry to hear this Terry. Luckily you didn't...

Sorry to hear this Terry.

Luckily you didn't have a tripod otherwise he would have detained or arrested you for having an offensive weapon in your possession!
Forum: Sale or Wanted 5th November 2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By MartyNL
It looks a bit steep just for the Vario-contrast...

It looks a bit steep just for the Vario-contrast module compared to the price of complete V35's. And definitely compared against the prices for the colour modules. So it will be a waiting game, I...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 5th November 2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By MartyNL
You've probably seen this one as well. You may...

You've probably seen this one as well. You may just need to wait a while until something comes up. I'll keep an eye open.
...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 4th November 2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By MartyNL
Just for clarity, is it a complete head that your...

Just for clarity, is it a complete head that your after, in which case you may need to invest in a 'new' enlarger as I've never seen a head for sale on its own. Or is it just a multigrade module...
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