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Forum: News and Announcements 18th June 2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,502
Posted By Carl V
Fair enough Bob, I appreciate the explanation. ...

Fair enough Bob, I appreciate the explanation. Clearly much more complicated than I thought.
Forum: News and Announcements 17th June 2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,502
Posted By Carl V
Yes indeed, one would have thought so Mike. ...

Yes indeed, one would have thought so Mike. Having said that, on a cinema forum I'm also on, they have recently changed their site as well and that also required members to register again. To be...
Forum: News and Announcements 17th June 2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,502
Posted By Carl V
I only tried this new website a few days ago, and...

I only tried this new website a few days ago, and for some reason found I had to re-register if I wished to purchase anything. They were still sending me e-mail newsletters, so I assumed my details...
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th November 2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,740
Posted By Carl V
Hi Larry, I'm sorry to hear of your...

Hi Larry, I'm sorry to hear of your disappointment. The fact that your film edge markings are fine would suggest to me that the film has developed OK, but if the film itself is blank would sound...
Forum: Cameras - small format 19th November 2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,912
Posted By Carl V
One can never have too much equipment. I...

One can never have too much equipment. I recently picked up an FM2 Titanium in mint condition - to go with several other FM2's I already have. I just love mechanical cameras and in this case, the...
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th November 2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,912
Posted By Carl V
Nikon FM2n - a superb camera. Never had a single...

Nikon FM2n - a superb camera. Never had a single problem with any of mine in all the years I've had them.

I agree with John about a separate meter. Although the camera will work happily in...
Forum: Photography in general 21st October 2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,548
Posted By Carl V
In Ilford's case (and other manufacturers I dare...

In Ilford's case (and other manufacturers I dare say), it isn't just paper where you pay more for smaller quantities. Take for example their Rapid Fixer which I use myself - 7.50 for 500ml, 10.70...
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd September 2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,232
Posted By Carl V
Indeed it is: ...

Indeed it is:

http://www.theimagingwarehouse.com/Products/Ancillary-Photo-Chemicals/AFS07340
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 26th August 2013, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,433
Posted By Carl V
Just to add my tuppence worth, I've had no...

Just to add my tuppence worth, I've had no problems whatsoever with Print File sheets. I've always found the negatives slide in and out very easily and definitely do not scratch the film. ...
Forum: Meetings 11th July 2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,595
Posted By Carl V
I'm sorry to say Essex is a little too far for...

I'm sorry to say Essex is a little too far for me, but I love re-photographing buildings and scenery to form a "then and now" comparison shot. I wish you all the best with your project. :)
Forum: Photography in general 10th July 2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,078
Posted By Carl V
Yes it does come in a can. I last used it when I...

Yes it does come in a can. I last used it when I was given a bag full (quite literally) of negatives shot by a relative of mine who passed away. None of the strips of negatives were in sleeves or...
Forum: Photography in general 10th July 2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,078
Posted By Carl V
I have used isopropryl alcohol to remove drying...

I have used isopropryl alcohol to remove drying marks on negatives but have never had fungus on any films to try it with. For what it's worth, it does remove small spots of fungus on CD's (this I...
Forum: Photography in general 6th July 2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,146
Posted By Carl V
The hypocrisy of the media never ceases to amaze...

The hypocrisy of the media never ceases to amaze me. There's an article on the hot weather on one of the online tabloids today which features plenty of images of people including children. So it's...
Forum: Photography in general 3rd July 2013, 11:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,078
Posted By Carl V
No problem Stoo. It must have been around 2 or 3...

No problem Stoo. It must have been around 2 or 3 years ago when I bought this with several other bits and pieces but can't recall what the postage charges were at the time. It's definitely good...
Forum: Photography in general 2nd July 2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,078
Posted By Carl V
I have bought this in the past from a place...

I have bought this in the past from a place called Shiny Hardware Limited in a 500ml bottle and is 99.9% IPA, although they do supply it in various quantities. Mine didn't come with the cloth, so it...
Forum: Monochrome Film 30th June 2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,012
Posted By Carl V
I do use Ilfosol 3 as well as DD-X for developing...

I do use Ilfosol 3 as well as DD-X for developing Delta 400 and have never noticed anything out of the ordinary with regards to grain size to be perfectly honest with you. However, I tend to develop...
Forum: Monochrome Film 4th June 2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,626
Posted By Carl V
Personally, I always leave a medium yellow filter...

Personally, I always leave a medium yellow filter on all the time when shooting in black & white and this has the effect of darkening a blue sky, and at the same time it makes the clouds stand out...
Forum: Photography in general 2nd June 2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,090
Posted By Carl V
I have to agree with you Martin. Even back in...

I have to agree with you Martin. Even back in the 80's when I was in camera retailing, although I wasn't exactly earning a vast salary, most items including darkroom accessories were quite expensive...
Forum: Photography in general 30th May 2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,573
Posted By Carl V
Although not necessarily during the summer...

Although not necessarily during the summer period, I am hoping to revisit Manchester this year to re-photograph the areas around Castlefield and Ancoats. I shot several films here during the 1990's...
Forum: Photography in general 29th May 2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,090
Posted By Carl V
I do enjoy a trip down memory lane. :) Some...

I do enjoy a trip down memory lane. :)
Some film prices at Jessops from their 1987 price list:

ILFORD Pan F/FP4/HP5 (120) - 1.14 each; 35mm (36 exp) - 1.89;
17m - 11.29; 30m - 18.84
...
Forum: Photography in general 11th May 2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,923
Posted By Carl V
Hi Ian, the last time I e-mailed them, this is...

Hi Ian, the last time I e-mailed them, this is the address I used:
info@newtonellis.co.uk

I would be very surprised if they couldn't handle Kiev equipment. They pride themselves in being able to...
Forum: Photography in general 1st April 2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,657
Posted By Carl V
I think there will probably be as many different...

I think there will probably be as many different opinions here as there are cameras. As a Nikon user for many years, I'd agree with you with regards to the Nikon F, but I think it may be easier to...
Forum: Photography in general 30th March 2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,928
Posted By Carl V
Another good response. I shall have to make a...

Another good response. I shall have to make a note of all these replies and prepare myself just in case anybody comes over to me in future wondering why I'm still using manual cameras.
Forum: Photography in general 30th March 2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,928
Posted By Carl V
That's a perfectly good response - and quite...

That's a perfectly good response - and quite true. Personally, I've never tried a digital camera, even though I occasionally go out on a shoot with a couple of guys who are digital users. Although...
Forum: Photography in general 30th March 2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,928
Posted By Carl V
Ed, you need to remedy this situation...

Ed, you need to remedy this situation immediately. Your cameras are crying out for a roll of Ilford Pan F or FP4. ;)
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