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Forum: Introductions 13th March 2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,187
Posted By Ian David
Welcome from Brisbane!

Welcome from Brisbane!
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 9th March 2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,439
Posted By Ian David
No, these are the genuine Ebony bellows, together...

No, these are the genuine Ebony bellows, together with the Ebony 3.5x magnifier. Like the picture below, but for a 4x5 rather than a 2x3:...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 9th March 2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,439
Posted By Ian David
Sometimes even too warm, Dave... but perhaps I...

Sometimes even too warm, Dave... but perhaps I should count my blessings after all!

Trevor, your faith in the Ebony bellows hood has given me a reason to play with it a bit more. I reckon one of...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 9th March 2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,439
Posted By Ian David
Thanks for the pic, Trevor. It looks very...

Thanks for the pic, Trevor. It looks very similar to my set up with the 3.5x magnifier attached to the bellows. Perhaps this type of solution is just not for me. It does sometimes get a little warm...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 9th March 2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,439
Posted By Ian David
Thanks for your thoughts, Trevor. I am very...

Thanks for your thoughts, Trevor. I am very interested in your comments on the Ebony bellows. I have a set myself and find them really very difficult to use. With, say, a 135mm lens, I find the GG...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 8th March 2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,439
Posted By Ian David
Hi Trevor Very interesting to read your...

Hi Trevor
Very interesting to read your thoughts on the reflex viewer. Can you comment on how effective it is while wearing spectacles?
You also seem quite happy with your Ebony bellows viewer. ...
Forum: Filters 25th July 2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,600
Posted By Ian David
Hi Martin B&H still (apparently) have loads...

Hi Martin

B&H still (apparently) have loads of B+W green and yellow/green filters in stock or available for order:
...
Forum: Filters 24th July 2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,600
Posted By Ian David
Generally B&H, but sometimes Robert White. ...

Generally B&H, but sometimes Robert White.

Ian
Forum: Chemical formulae 23rd July 2011, 05:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,811
Posted By Ian David
Thanks for this info, JB. Must get around to...

Thanks for this info, JB. Must get around to trying pyro at some stage...

Ian
Forum: Chemical formulae 22nd July 2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,811
Posted By Ian David
How stable and permanent is the stain that pyro...

How stable and permanent is the stain that pyro creates? If I shoot and process film in pyro so that my negatives are just right, is it possible that the stain will have faded or otherwise altered...
Forum: Introductions 18th July 2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,615
Posted By Ian David
G'day Sam

G'day Sam
Forum: Sale or Wanted 18th July 2011, 02:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By Ian David
Books wanted: Photographic Portrait Prize 2006-2009

Greetings

If anybody has a good copy of any of the 2006, 2007, 2008 or 2009 National Photographic Portrait Prize books, I might be interested in taking it off your hands if you are happy to part...
Forum: Photography in general 17th July 2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 25,905
Posted By Ian David
I still subscribe to Silvershotz and Lenswork. ...

I still subscribe to Silvershotz and Lenswork. They are photography magazines, not camera magazines, and remain a good source of inspiration.

Ian
Forum: Darkroom 22nd June 2011, 02:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,138
Posted By Ian David
As I recall, once the mercury heads past about...

As I recall, once the mercury heads past about 30ºC in England (as it occasionally does), the news there is full of reports of people dying in their homes. So, for your sake Clive, I hope you never...
Forum: Monochrome Film 16th June 2011, 08:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,411
Posted By Ian David
Hi Martin What is the issue with acetate-based...

Hi Martin
What is the issue with acetate-based sleeves? And how can you recognise the stuff?
All the film I process myself goes into Printfile sleeves, but I do have quite a few older films from a...
Forum: Darkroom 14th May 2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,387
Posted By Ian David
Hi Mark I would suggest winding the head to the...

Hi Mark
I would suggest winding the head to the very top of the column before removing the head. Then you can easily transport the enlarger with the carrier stage at the top of the column. This...
Forum: Photography in general 13th May 2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,011
Posted By Ian David
Hi Marty I had a stamp made up for this purpose...

Hi Marty
I had a stamp made up for this purpose a couple of years ago - not a very expensive experiment so I thought I would see how it looked.
The main difficulty is finding an ink that is...
Forum: Art and aesthetics 23rd April 2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,225
Posted By Ian David
Excellent - makes me a little nostalgic!

Excellent - makes me a little nostalgic!
Forum: Introductions 15th April 2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,468
Posted By Ian David
Good news! I thought Maris and I were the only...

Good news! I thought Maris and I were the only film photographers left in Qld!

Welcome to the forum, John.

Ian
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 12th April 2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,976
Posted By Ian David
I am pretty fond of the waist level finder in my...

I am pretty fond of the waist level finder in my Hasselblad. A nice bright image on the Acute Matte screen and a split-image rangefinder and magnifier for critical focus.

Ian
Forum: Contact printing 17th March 2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,970
Posted By Ian David
I'm with Trevor. Get yourself a double-bar Pro...

I'm with Trevor. Get yourself a double-bar Pro Rotatrim and you will never look back.

Ian
Forum: Photography in general 12th March 2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,384
Posted By Ian David
I think the reality is that Ilford/Harman are...

I think the reality is that Ilford/Harman are almost certainly not going to say any more than Simon G has already posted on APUG. He has chosen to say something on the largest internet film forum...
Forum: Monochrome Film 5th March 2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,083
Posted By Ian David
Here's a fly in your ointment, Keith. Just a few...

Here's a fly in your ointment, Keith. Just a few days ago I processed a roll of Tri-X and 3 rolls of HP5 and hung them up to dry together. Now in their negative sleeves, the Tri-X is perfectly...
Forum: Filters 28th February 2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,600
Posted By Ian David
Yeah, I leave a B+W UV filter on most of my...

Yeah, I leave a B+W UV filter on most of my lenses. I swap it out when I need to use a colour filter.

Ian
Forum: Monochrome Film 21st February 2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,676
Posted By Ian David
My process: -fully rewind the film (thus, no...

My process:
-fully rewind the film (thus, no leader = exposed)
-pop the top of the canister in the darkroom
-cut off the leader and load the film onto a Hewes reel

Ian
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