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Forum: Photography in general 14th January 2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 39
Posted By Lostlabours
I went to a talk she gave, maybe the RPs I can't...

I went to a talk she gave, maybe the RPs I can't remember now, she was very approachable and spoke with members of the audience. Her husbant Thurston Hopkins was also in the audience.

Ian
Forum: Photography in general 5th January 2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 760
Posted By Lostlabours
I had the pleasure of spending around 5 days with...

I had the pleasure of spending around 5 days with Fay Godwin on a workshop at Paul Hill's Photogtraphers Place in the Peak District. As I knew the area I tarvelled in Fay's car on the field trips,...
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th December 2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By Lostlabours
I used Ilford's re-use with increased times...

I used Ilford's re-use with increased times successfully back around 1969/70 with HP3 & HP4.

Ian
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th December 2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 589
Posted By Lostlabours
The only difference between packaged Microphen...

The only difference between packaged Microphen and ID-68 is a touch of Sodium Metabisulphe in Micropen Part A and the appropriate touch of extra Carbonate in Part B to keep the same pH and convert...
Forum: Equipment 7th December 2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 453
Posted By Lostlabours
The way the taped bits fit the holders should...

The way the taped bits fit the holders should form a light seal anyway. I've re-tapped quite a few MPP and other holders with no issues, I use off-cuts of shutter cloth left over from roller blind...
Forum: Darkroom 3rd December 2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 775
Posted By Lostlabours
That De Vere 54 is quite old but also very robust...

That De Vere 54 is quite old but also very robust and the price is right, also easy to service.

Ian
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd December 2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,037
Posted By Lostlabours
Adrian was asking about a 6 sheet spiral hence...

Adrian was asking about a 6 sheet spiral hence the 150ml based on manufacturers 100ml per films (4 sheets of 5x4).

The 100ml of D76/ID-11, Perceptol, Xtol, etc is on the cautious side, but it...
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd December 2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Lostlabours
OK, never seen that one. However it's misleading...

OK, never seen that one. However it's misleading to use the same name D74, Kodak D74 is their recommended First developer for a few years now.

At 1+7 35ml developer and top up with Water to...
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd December 2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,037
Posted By Lostlabours
Same answer 1+ 1 and 150mm dev 150ml water. ...

Same answer 1+ 1 and 150mm dev 150ml water.

Don't process Fomapan with Tmax, Fomapan needs approx 25% less development or it gets excessively contrasty. Also shot the Fomapan 200 at 100EI.

Ian
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd December 2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By Lostlabours
D74 is a motion picture first developer for...

D74 is a motion picture first developer for reversal processing.

Do you mean D76. You need a minimum of 100ml stock per 80 sq in that[s 4 sheets of 5x4 or a rolll of 35mm or 120.

In your case...
Forum: Chemical formulae 22nd November 2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,640
Posted By Lostlabours
I know it's an old thread but it contains a...

I know it's an old thread but it contains a mistake or two.

Bromophen was originally sold as a replacement for ID-20 PQ, itself a replacement for ID-20 an MQ developer a powder developer. However...
Forum: Darkroom 21st November 2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By Lostlabours
Sounds like safe lights but it's filters/covers...

Sounds like safe lights but it's filters/covers that change not bulbs. The OC/902 (Paterson VC) Multigrade filter Olive Brown) is the most useful as it's optimised for Variable Contrast papers and...
Forum: Darkroom 21st November 2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By Lostlabours
Mike, it's possible the wall bracket I have would...

Mike, it's possible the wall bracket I have would fit the L1200 but some measurements would be needed. I had it made when I moved into a small darkroom in 1986, I also had a drop bench so I could...
Forum: Darkroom 21st November 2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By Lostlabours
The issue is the Dexion needs to be quite close...

The issue is the Dexion needs to be quite close to the bench in an L position. I'm not sure it's wide enough to take the bit the column fits, I have Dexion as well a Durst column base sitting in my...
Forum: Equipment 20th November 2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Lostlabours
Well he's a trader selling via Ebay at at fixed...

Well he's a trader selling via Ebay at at fixed BIN prices, so he's not shill bidding.

Actually Ebay have ways to find shill bidding, a friend's account was blocked because she used her account to...
Forum: Darkroom 20th November 2020, 03:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 736
Posted By Lostlabours
I have a wall mount that I had made many years...

I have a wall mount that I had made many years ago for an M601 I used rawl bolts, However if there's not enough room for the baseboard this would be worse. Essentially it's a L shape bent piece of...
Forum: Equipment 20th November 2020, 03:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Lostlabours
It's the same seller Terry, he has two ebay...

It's the same seller Terry, he has two ebay accounts, one is more specifically Dental than the other.

My two boxes arrived this morning, good find Pau,l thanks.

Ian
Forum: Equipment 18th November 2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By Lostlabours
Here's the same picture on Ebay....

Here's the same picture on Ebay. (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ComDent-Box-of-10-Dental-X-RAY-Film-Processing-Holders-Clip-St-Steel-Top-Quality/251689024531?hash=item3a99d5bc13:g:wpwAAOSwQJ5USQJn)
...
Forum: Photography in general 12th November 2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Lostlabours
There's a lovely playful image by Judy Dater of...

There's a lovely playful image by Judy Dater of Imogen Cunningham and a nude model from 1974.

She's not in the same league as Edward Weston, or Minor White although she's an influence in the...
Forum: Monochrome Film 12th November 2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 884
Posted By Lostlabours
That 5000 Kelvin bulb would certainly boost...

That 5000 Kelvin bulb would certainly boost contrast.

The whole concept of Multigrade came from the accidental discovery that the colour temperature of the bulb affected the contrast of graded...
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th November 2020, 06:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 884
Posted By Lostlabours
I didn't add the recommended EI's from my early...

I didn't add the recommended EI's from my early 1970's Ilford booklet but they match those in Svend's but are not what I used to use in practice with Condenser enlargers, usually 80 EI.

Ian
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th November 2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 884
Posted By Lostlabours
Ilford used to publish times etc for Condenser ...

Ilford used to publish times etc for Condenser and Diffuser enlargers, I just went out to my darkroom but oddly I don't have an old FP4 data-sheet.

Later more compact condenser enlargers like the...
Forum: Photography in general 6th November 2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 327
Posted By Lostlabours
My wife worked on-board cruise ships as a tour...

My wife worked on-board cruise ships as a tour guide for many years and the company had very tight security. All the security guards were Israeli, my cameras and films were scanned evey port when...
Forum: Cameras - small format 4th November 2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Lostlabours
I met Sir Kenneth Corfield a few times at...

I met Sir Kenneth Corfield a few times at Photography at Work/Focus on Imaging some years ago at the NEC.

At the time he'd lot long retired from Standard Telephones and Cables (a sub division of...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 4th November 2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By Lostlabours
I've been a member there quite a while, years not...

I've been a member there quite a while, years not days but don't remember ever posting or even when I last visited, except the other day and I've no idea my login :D

It's not recognising any of my...
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