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Forum: Photography in general Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By MartyNL
When film ruled the photographic world, it was...

When film ruled the photographic world, it was astonishing how many pictures were either out-of-focus and/or poorly exposed, especially for transparency film. However, with the advent and subsequent...
Forum: Print Exchanges Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By MartyNL
Thanks for organising this, Mike. It certainly...

Thanks for organising this, Mike. It certainly gives something positive to think about during these "dark" days.
Forum: Equipment 20th November 2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By MartyNL
That's good to hear!

That's good to hear!
Forum: Equipment 20th November 2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By MartyNL
You'd think that this wouldn't be allowed because...

You'd think that this wouldn't be allowed because the sellers could bid on their own items?
Forum: Print Exchanges 20th November 2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 226
Posted By MartyNL
I would still most certainly like to take part in...

I would still most certainly like to take part in the December print exchange round, even with the prospect of a postal delay.
Forum: Photography in general 19th November 2020, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By MartyNL
I've only watched the beginning of "By the sea"...

I've only watched the beginning of "By the sea" but I've seen enough to know it's a beautifully made film and I'm really looking forward to seeing the rest.

I truly believe Jolie has the...
Forum: Monochrome Film 18th November 2020, 10:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 229
Posted By MartyNL
So Paul, what should the normal development time...

So Paul, what should the normal development time have been?
Forum: Monochrome Film 18th November 2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,855
Posted By MartyNL
Purely based on the Ilford technical information...

Purely based on the Ilford technical information sheet dated Mar 2020, your logic is correct, Mike.
Forum: Photography in general 18th November 2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 406
Posted By MartyNL
And one man's iconic building may be another...

And one man's iconic building may be another man's symbol of repression...

Photography, representation, is fraught with all kinds of challenges, every image is laden with meaning open to...
Forum: Equipment 17th November 2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 184
Posted By MartyNL
Yep, I've got about 30 of them and they work very...

Yep, I've got about 30 of them and they work very well for both 4x5" and 8x10".
Forum: Photography in general 17th November 2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 406
Posted By MartyNL
I agree in principle, however it may depend on...

I agree in principle, however it may depend on who's version of history we are to believe.

As photographer's, we are the recorders of out time but what do our photographs tell of truth or reality?...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 17th November 2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By MartyNL
36 small squares, each with a different exposure...

36 small squares, each with a different exposure time and filter grade and of a different part of the negative/print.

I realise that it's not that a print can't be made or perhaps quicker this way...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 16th November 2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 275
Posted By MartyNL
It looks pretty and I believe there's also a...

It looks pretty and I believe there's also a chapter in one of the darkroom printing books, perhaps way beyond monochrome?
Personally, I only do test-strips of the same part of the negative/print, 7...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 16th November 2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 457
Posted By MartyNL
I can't tell the difference online so could it be...

I can't tell the difference online so could it be that MG5 is just re-badged Kentmere?
Forum: Photography in general 15th November 2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 406
Posted By MartyNL
Interestingly enough, our local photo club has...

Interestingly enough, our local photo club has teamed up with the town council as well as some local historical societies to document their projects for the city archive.
I'm not entirely sure how...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 15th November 2020, 12:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 457
Posted By MartyNL
Fibre base paper is a lot more fragile and easily...

Fibre base paper is a lot more fragile and easily damaged when wet so extra care is needed during the processing.
Forum: Print Exchanges 14th November 2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,041
Posted By MartyNL
Mine's gone in the post this morning.

Mine's gone in the post this morning.
Forum: Monochrome Film 13th November 2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 646
Posted By MartyNL
My experience with room lights is that a...

My experience with room lights is that a non-dimmable bulb flickers maddeningly if used in a dimmable light source.
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th November 2020, 11:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 646
Posted By MartyNL
Excellent, John. Love the Causey Arch photo.

Excellent, John. Love the Causey Arch photo.
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th November 2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 253
Posted By MartyNL
Hi Paul this is a screen shot from the fomapan...

Hi Paul this is a screen shot from the fomapan 100 classic film data sheet.
Forum: Alternate printing processes 11th November 2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,018
Posted By MartyNL
Yes, very nice and inspiring results, Roy.

Yes, very nice and inspiring results, Roy.
Forum: Monochrome Film 10th November 2020, 11:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 646
Posted By MartyNL
By the sound of things John, a 10-20% drop in...

By the sound of things John, a 10-20% drop in development time probably won't be enough, so I'd start with a 30% decrease and take it from there.
Also, hopefully your current film/developer...
Forum: Art and aesthetics 10th November 2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,970
Posted By MartyNL
Thanks, Rick. I'll look those last 2 names up as...

Thanks, Rick. I'll look those last 2 names up as they're not familiar to me.
Forum: Art and aesthetics 10th November 2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,970
Posted By MartyNL
I fully agree Michael. And I too, frequently...

I fully agree Michael.

And I too, frequently and ashamedly find myself falling into that trap of being a 'photographic snob'. At least being more reluctant and dismissive of photographers who's...
Forum: Print Exchanges 7th November 2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,041
Posted By MartyNL
Hi Ian, gladly received, your 2 photographs of...

Hi Ian, gladly received, your 2 photographs of Peterborough Cathedral. And I would tend to agree with you about the print with the 'slightly' longer exposure, having the edge.

A great many thanks.
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