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Forum: Darkroom 16th April 2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By Nat Polton
http://www.film-and-darkroom-user.org.uk/forum/sho...

http://www.film-and-darkroom-user.org.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=5097&highlight=records

Link to an earlier discussion about record keeping on Fadu.

Cheers.
Forum: Darkroom 11th April 2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By Nat Polton
Thankyou for the praise gents. I think an...

Thankyou for the praise gents.
I think an unofficial Sherlockian quote is in order.

Watson. " Holmes, why have you had your front door painted yellow?"
Holmes. " It's a lemon entry Watson." ...
Forum: Darkroom 10th April 2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 373
Posted By Nat Polton
I just found a copy of the Paterson Darkroom...

I just found a copy of the Paterson Darkroom Equipment Brochure 1984 on ebay in America.
If you take a look at the fourth picture it fortunately has the text for the Paterson Colour 35 Enlarger...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 8th April 2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,356
Posted By Nat Polton
https://www.firstcall-photographic.co.uk/tetenal-c...

https://www.firstcall-photographic.co.uk/tetenal-colortec-ra4-professional-kit-5-litres/p628

The above link will take you to the Firstcall listing for Tetenal RA4 print kit.
At the end of the...
Forum: Darkroom 7th April 2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 352
Posted By Nat Polton
Mitch When you speak of not rewinding into the...

Mitch
When you speak of not rewinding into the canister properly, do you mean he might not have pressed the button underneath to dissengage the film wind gears before rewinding?

By the way there...
Forum: Photography in general 3rd April 2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Nat Polton
:D:DMichael. Took a few seconds for the penny...

:D:DMichael.
Took a few seconds for the penny to drop with that one.
Ice see the humour in it.
Forum: Photography in general 2nd April 2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Nat Polton
A Cool Buy From Japan

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Used-CarlS-Ice-Cream-Carl-Zeiss-Werra-Ii-Cameras-Film-Camera-Rank/353440645430?hash=item524ab44136:g:OjwAAOSwSF9gXqFs


Just had to share this cool buy.:cool:

...
Forum: Chemical formulae 2nd April 2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Nat Polton
Terry I have just frightened myself by finding...

Terry
I have just frightened myself by finding some bromocresol purple on a chemical web site.
For an industrial supplier to list it for sale in quantities starting from 5g gives you an idea of the...
Forum: Chemical formulae 2nd April 2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Nat Polton
Thank you Bob. I shall give it a go soon. ...

Thank you Bob.
I shall give it a go soon.

Cheers.
Forum: Chemical formulae 1st April 2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Nat Polton
Bromocresol purple Stop Bath Indicator.

I have just found some Bromocresol purple.
It is used to make the indicator in acetic acid stop baths.
I bought it many years ago for this purpose but never got round to using it.
I also have some...
Forum: Darkroom 28th March 2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 217
Posted By Nat Polton
Once you have removed the screw indicated by the...

Once you have removed the screw indicated by the pencil, a bit of jiggling will allow the lever to be removed. With the top case screw and the two screws underneath removed the movement can be...
Forum: Darkroom 26th March 2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By Nat Polton
I blacked out the box bedroom room window using...

I blacked out the box bedroom room window using two wooden batten frames covered in household curtain backing material.
The material is white one side and black on the other. Also available white...
Forum: Photography in general 24th March 2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By Nat Polton
I used up out of date paper, and printed contact...

I used up out of date paper, and printed contact sheets of loads of old family box camera negatives. Dating from between the wars to the sixties.
Sadly some faces and places will never have names...
Forum: Monochrome Film 23rd March 2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By Nat Polton
D76 ID11 Developer Replenisher.

Looking at my Ilford Manual of Photography for the ID11 formula I came across an error for the replenisher formula.
The developer uses Sodium sulphite, but the replenisher lists Sodium sulphide....
Forum: Colour film 23rd March 2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,297
Posted By Nat Polton
In the last few days I have just purchased some...

In the last few days I have just purchased some Fujicolor C200.
36 exposure.
Process date, before 2023.06

Look for Cambrian Photography. Located in Colwyn Bay, Wales, UK.

5.99p a...
Forum: Photography in general 21st March 2021, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 506
Posted By Nat Polton
A seller of astronomical bits and pieces, based...

A seller of astronomical bits and pieces, based close to the Baltic Sea has an interesting notice on their web site.
See the link below.
...
Forum: Darkroom 19th March 2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Nat Polton
I have just mixed a litre of homebrew ID11. ...

I have just mixed a litre of homebrew ID11. Ready for tomorrow.
Everything was cleaned spotless, but in amongst the finished developer were two tiny spirals of black plastic.
The water was...
Forum: Darkroom 17th March 2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By Nat Polton
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoTXYHH8h94 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoTXYHH8h94

A link to a quick tour of a garden shed darkroom.
You might get an idea or two from it.

My shed is a workshop, and when I go in there in the cold...
Forum: Darkroom 17th March 2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 300
Posted By Nat Polton
Filtering Homebrew Developers.

Years ago I mainly used ID11 then migrated to the convenience of liquid concentrates.
I used a Paterson filter funnel with the powdered ID11 and Microphen developers, always finding bits of grit...
Forum: Cameras - small format 16th March 2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 952
Posted By Nat Polton
I remember seeing one used in a telephone...

I remember seeing one used in a telephone exchange in the 1970s.
The subscribers call meters were about an inch square on the face with a row of about 5 or 6 digits counting up the units used....
Forum: Print Finishing 11th March 2021, 07:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Nat Polton
Martin mentioned mixing the colours. Secondhand...

Martin mentioned mixing the colours.
Secondhand Spotone is some times seen on sale without the mixing instructions. Here is a copy of mine.
I had to do it in two images as the paper is...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 10th March 2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By Nat Polton
Probably not big enough for your use, but I use a...

Probably not big enough for your use, but I use a UV LED torch to set resins on some of the trout flies that I tie.
A few fly tiers recommend you close your eyes when it is switched on in case of...
Forum: Print Finishing 8th March 2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Nat Polton
Winsor and Newton Series 7 are the Rolls Royce of...

Winsor and Newton Series 7 are the Rolls Royce of water colour brushes.
Expensive, but if looked after will last for years. I have a few over thirty years old and still going strong.

Cheers.
Forum: Print Finishing 8th March 2021, 03:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 924
Posted By Nat Polton
Faraz. I see you are ordering gum arabic. ...

Faraz. I see you are ordering gum arabic.
When I started spotting, I picked up a bit of advice someplace and it was to suck a Rowntrees Fruit Gum.
Honestly.
Just before you pick up the dye or...
Forum: Photography in general 8th March 2021, 10:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 536
Posted By Nat Polton
Thank you Marty. Question answered. Cheers.

Thank you Marty.
Question answered.
Cheers.
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