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Forum: Darkroom Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By MartyNL
Each month, darkroom prints are exchanged between...

Each month, darkroom prints are exchanged between Fadu members. Participation is voluntary and it's purely 'recreational'.
Forum: Darkroom Yesterday, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By MartyNL
Nice one. Perhaps, one day, you might be...

Nice one.

Perhaps, one day, you might be encouraged to take part in the print exchange rounds.
Forum: Darkroom 18th April 2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By MartyNL
In order to begin to print up to 6x7cm format,...

In order to begin to print up to 6x7cm format, with both the BW condenser type and VC diffusion type heads, it appears you will need at least the following parts; Siriocon 80, Vegabox 35, Vegabox 667...
Forum: Darkroom 18th April 2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By MartyNL
Here's a pic of one of my own set-ups, condenser...

Here's a pic of one of my own set-ups, condenser vs diffusion.
Forum: Darkroom 18th April 2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By MartyNL
Wonderful Jev, The VC head needs the light...

Wonderful Jev,
The VC head needs the light mixing box, 35mm and 66/67, respectively.

Simply, the BW head is a condenser enlarger type and uses the glass condensers to focus the image on to the...
Forum: Photography in general 17th April 2021, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 257
Posted By MartyNL
Quite lovely and original portraits, in so much...

Quite lovely and original portraits, in so much as they don't shout out being commercial.
Forum: Darkroom 17th April 2021, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By MartyNL
Jev, your not using the VC head combined together...

Jev, your not using the VC head combined together with the BW head condensers by any chance, are you?
You also received the correct light mixing box(es)?

I haven't done my homework yet but both...
Forum: Darkroom 17th April 2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 447
Posted By MartyNL
Hi Jev, A graduated colour in any direction,...

Hi Jev,
A graduated colour in any direction, top to bottom or left to right, is not good. You are fully correct in assuming that the light and therefore colour should be evenly spread across the...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 16th April 2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 191
Posted By MartyNL
I thought I had too many camera's, but I think if...

I thought I had too many camera's, but I think if you can lose and forget about a Mamiya 7ii, it makes me feel much better! ;)
Forum: Darkroom 16th April 2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By MartyNL
Unfortunately, it's not as simple as replacing...

Unfortunately, it's not as simple as replacing the negative carrier or inserts. :(
Forum: Darkroom 16th April 2021, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By MartyNL
Hi and welcome to the weird and wonderful world...

Hi and welcome to the weird and wonderful world of Durst. I don't have this format only the M805 and L1200 models. However, on downloading the manual it appears a kit is necessary for 6x6 and 6x7...
Forum: Introductions 16th April 2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 267
Posted By MartyNL
Hi and welcome to fadu.

Hi and welcome to fadu.
Forum: Darkroom 16th April 2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 106
Posted By MartyNL
Naturally, it would cost an awful lot more new...

Naturally, it would cost an awful lot more new but how much I wouldn't like to say...
Forum: Monochrome Film 14th April 2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 731
Posted By MartyNL
John, I'm intrigued by the way that you...

John, I'm intrigued by the way that you print/process, especially FP4, because I rarely ever go below filter 2 when printing. I've always thought/understood it is easier to increase contrast at the...
Forum: Darkroom 13th April 2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 385
Posted By MartyNL
I take notes as I go along simply so I don't...

I take notes as I go along simply so I don't forget!

These days, each time I make a print I'd like to think of it as a unique creation according to my mood and materials at that specific moment.
Forum: Print Exchanges 12th April 2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,274
Posted By MartyNL
Hi Graeme, it may just be the file size; longest...

Hi Graeme, it may just be the file size; longest edge max. 2000px and max file size 1mb, from what I remember.
Forum: Monochrome Film 12th April 2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 101
Posted By MartyNL
I've used rotary development on a motor roller...

I've used rotary development on a motor roller base for years. I believe the main advantage is practical, being the reduced volume of chemical to cover the film and that your hands are free!
The...
Forum: Print Exchanges 12th April 2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,274
Posted By MartyNL
Hi Mitch, and it arrived at the weekend. A...

Hi Mitch, and it arrived at the weekend.
A beautifully textured print figuratively as depicted in the grass, blossom and ball and literally as its printed on Ilford Art 300 paper.
Side lighting...
Forum: Photography in general 9th April 2021, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By MartyNL
If decanted into small(er) bottles it should last...

If decanted into small(er) bottles it should last ages.
Forum: Photography in general 9th April 2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By MartyNL
I've also used it at the 1+47 dilution for...

I've also used it at the 1+47 dilution for slightly longer developing times, without any issues.
Forum: Print Exchanges 6th April 2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,362
Posted By MartyNL
A great many thanks, Graeme. I should really try...

A great many thanks, Graeme. I should really try to get out more with the tlr for street photography.
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 31st March 2021, 07:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 298
Posted By MartyNL
I thought Tim Rudman was the man on this topic...

I thought Tim Rudman was the man on this topic and that he brought out an updated list of lith materials for subscribers to his newsletter?
Anyway I can only find a pdf from 2013 but it could be...
Forum: Darkroom 29th March 2021, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By MartyNL
Normally, there is a sheet with notes regarding...

Normally, there is a sheet with notes regarding filtration with each box/pack of paper.
Forum: Print Exchanges 29th March 2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,274
Posted By MartyNL
Yes please, Mike.

Yes please, Mike.
Forum: Print Exchanges 29th March 2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,362
Posted By MartyNL
My offering was posted today.

My offering was posted today.
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