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Forum: Negative Printing Exchange Today, 08:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,080
Posted By alexmuir
Iím pleased to say that Bobís interpretation of...

Iím pleased to say that Bobís interpretation of my print arrived safely today. I really like it. It has a classic look, compared to my own version. Iím hoping to upload my version of Bobís, either...
Forum: Darkroom Today, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 71
Posted By alexmuir
It looks like there is something missing in the...

It looks like there is something missing in the light path, or perhaps misaligned. Is it a condenser head, or is it fitted with the colour head? If I remember correctly, Meopta produced a colour head...
Forum: Print Exchanges Today, 10:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,276
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks, Sebastiaan. Iím glad you liked the print....

Thanks, Sebastiaan. Iím glad you liked the print.
Alex


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Forum: Print Exchanges Yesterday, 09:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,276
Posted By alexmuir
Received today from Frank, an excellent print...

Received today from Frank, an excellent print from a 6x6 negative. The image is a small lamp, an Eternal Light, on a grave in the grounds of Trier Cathedral. The main subject sits amongst Autumn...
Forum: Darkroom 23rd January 2022, 04:15 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 92,229
Posted By alexmuir
Hi Theo. Development of the print should be done...

Hi Theo. Development of the print should be done for the time suggested by the paper and chemical manufacturer, and at their recommended temperature. 20C is normal for B&W. For RC papers, the...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 22nd January 2022, 11:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,080
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks, Bob. Iím working with a new laptop and a...

Thanks, Bob. Iím working with a new laptop and a new scanner, so will put the pictures in the Gallery as soon as I can(work out what to do!!).
Alex


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Forum: Darkroom 21st January 2022, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By alexmuir
ISE Art.NO.F-18 Three Way easel mask

The bent arm can be a problem with the RRB easels. You could buy replacements, but I donít know if thatís still the case. When working properly, they are very good, with borders between 1/4Ē and 2Ē...
Forum: Print Exchanges 21st January 2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,276
Posted By alexmuir
I have posted mine this afternoon. Alex ...

I have posted mine this afternoon.
Alex


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Forum: Darkroom 21st January 2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks, Michael. It looks to be better quality...

Thanks, Michael. It looks to be better quality than the Jessops version, and straightforward to use.
Alex


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Forum: Darkroom 20th January 2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By alexmuir
Hi. If you have the thing, you could post some...

Hi. If you have the thing, you could post some pictures, and someone may recognise it. You find easels that have 3 preset sizes. Jessops sold one. If I remember correctly, you can fold away the...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 19th January 2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,080
Posted By alexmuir
Iíve posted my print, with the original negative...

Iíve posted my print, with the original negative today. I have scanned both prints for the Gallery once the package has been received.
Alex


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Forum: Print Exchanges 19th January 2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,276
Posted By alexmuir
I made my print today. Hope to post tomorrow. ...

I made my print today. Hope to post tomorrow.
Alex


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Forum: Auctions of Interest 11th January 2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 159
Posted By alexmuir
That one has been on eBay for a very long time,...

That one has been on eBay for a very long time, Mike. There is also a third, which has appeared more recently.
I agree that they look superb, especially the one Martin has spotted, but you would...
Forum: Darkroom 10th January 2022, 09:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 536
Posted By alexmuir
There are quite a few LPL 7700 enlargers and...

There are quite a few LPL 7700 enlargers and parts on eBay UK just now, including a glassless 6x7 carrier.
Alex


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Forum: Darkroom 9th January 2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 536
Posted By alexmuir
That is a good enlarger which was available new...

That is a good enlarger which was available new until very recently (it may still be available). Iím not familiar with the timer, but you can use any timer that suits. I would be surprised if the...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 8th January 2022, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 447
Posted By alexmuir
I think the colour head is possibly a better...

I think the colour head is possibly a better option. I have used one successfully for years. When I bought the V35, I was determined to find the multi grade module, but after using the colour module,...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 2nd January 2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By alexmuir
I sold a few SQ backs last year. I had bought...

I sold a few SQ backs last year. I had bought quite a few when I got the first camera, but realised that you donít actually need more than one or two, unless youíre working professionally.
One...
Forum: Darkroom 1st January 2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 177
Posted By alexmuir
Hi Dan. I think the model you have is the digital...

Hi Dan. I think the model you have is the digital display type. It looks very similar to other brands with digital displays. You normally set the range (0.1, 1 or 10 second increments), then dial in...
Forum: Photography in general 1st January 2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By alexmuir
I am not a scientist, but my understanding of...

I am not a scientist, but my understanding of oxidisation is that chemical changes occur in a solution when it comes into contact with air. Presumably, the solution (developer, wine etc) absorbs...
Forum: Print Exchanges 30th December 2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,276
Posted By alexmuir
I would like to join again. Please count me in,...

I would like to join again. Please count me in, Mike.
Thanks,
Alex.


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Forum: Photography in general 30th December 2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By alexmuir
I should have said in answer to Mike that Lamp...

I should have said in answer to Mike that Lamp Black is a pigment. It can be an oil paint, but occurs in other types of paint and elsewhere. In the video, it appears to be an artists paint of some...
Forum: Photography in general 29th December 2021, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By alexmuir
I donít think the first ad for the panoramic...

I donít think the first ad for the panoramic camera is fooling anyone who is looking for an Xpan. The seller is just using a technique to make potential buyers look at his ad. If you really wanted an...
Forum: Photography in general 29th December 2021, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By alexmuir
I think you would have to see the original...

I think you would have to see the original material, but like Mike, Iím struggling to see what all the work in the video achieved. I do like the initial series of landscapes with Deer.
Alex

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Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 29th December 2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,080
Posted By alexmuir
Just a quick post to confirm receipt of Bobís...

Just a quick post to confirm receipt of Bobís negative and print. It looks suitably challenging, and Iím looking forward to making a start on it.
Alex


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Forum: Photography in general 21st December 2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 310
Posted By alexmuir
I donít know, Jonathon. Thereís quite a lot of...

I donít know, Jonathon. Thereís quite a lot of chat about it on the internet, and Iím sure some articles Iíve read mention scrubbing it off. I found that the chemical didnít remove it completely, but...
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