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Forum: Art and aesthetics 11th March 2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,513
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Wonderful pictures giving us a glimpse of history...

Wonderful pictures giving us a glimpse of history in amazing colour.

Thank you so much for sharing, I really enjoyed seeing them.
Forum: News and Announcements 1st July 2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,253
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Yes, very slow in Ayrshire and b/band speed is...

Yes, very slow in Ayrshire and b/band speed is good with other sites normal.
Forum: Introductions 27th November 2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,276
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Welcome Gary from just down the road in Ayrshire....

Welcome Gary from just down the road in Ayrshire. Great knowledge and advice on this site.

ft
Forum: Cameras - medium format 6th January 2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,615
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Stop it. I have been looking at moving into MF...

Stop it. I have been looking at moving into MF and Mamiya cameras in particular. I do not need this constant prodding 😜
Forum: Photography in general 5th December 2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,642
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Very interesting, thanks for sharing. ft

Very interesting, thanks for sharing.

ft
Forum: News and Announcements 26th July 2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,215
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Thanks for the link; very worthwhile and thought...

Thanks for the link; very worthwhile and thought provoking.

ft
Forum: Colour film 30th October 2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,426
Posted By FilmAyrshire
I have used Palm Labs in Birmingham for the past...

I have used Palm Labs in Birmingham for the past six years or so and always very happy with the service

www.palmlabs.co.uk

Kind regards,

ft
Forum: Photography in general 17th August 2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,317
Posted By FilmAyrshire
The golden age of photography?

Yesterday I watched a programme about the BBC Radiophonic Workshop and one of the contributors proposed that in any of the arts the "golden age" can be defined as, "the period when the creator's...
Forum: Photography in general 15th July 2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,108
Posted By FilmAyrshire
I have been away on holiday and just picked up on...

I have been away on holiday and just picked up on this thread. Why do I use film (not still use film)?

I was introduced to photography in the 60s by my father who initially gave me a plastic Diana...
Forum: Darkroom 22nd July 2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,904
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Done

Done
Forum: Print Finishing 3rd June 2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,090
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Surely the matte or frame is to provide the...

Surely the matte or frame is to provide the "window" to the picture; looking in on the idea, emotion, view, or thoughts of the photographer?

Pictures are often framed and matted and only in...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 24th May 2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,564
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Photographing on the Sabbath in Stornaway! You're...

Photographing on the Sabbath in Stornaway! You're get stoned or lynched or taken to hear the psalms!

Great way to meet people.

ft
Forum: Photography in general 15th April 2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,975
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Just noticed at lunchtime that Jessops has...

Just noticed at lunchtime that Jessops has reopened their Buchanan Galleries store in Glasgow but the big jessops in Sauchiehall Street remains closed.

There were still some gaps on the shelves ...
Forum: Introductions 12th April 2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,076
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Hi Craig, Good to see another local joining...

Hi Craig,

Good to see another local joining the forum. I am sure you too will find it friendly and informative.

ft
Forum: Photography in general 6th March 2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,028
Posted By FilmAyrshire
I have Agfa 200 1 a roll from the Poundstore in...

I have Agfa 200 1 a roll from the Poundstore in my Olympus ECR and Boots slide film in my F100 at present. I have a shelf full of FP4 and HP5 patiently waiting their turn!
Forum: Cameras - medium format 6th March 2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,870
Posted By FilmAyrshire
I have and still use an Isolette I received from...

I have and still use an Isolette I received from my father as my first real camera in the early 60s. It still takes good pictures and I ran a roll of FP4 through it a couple of weeks ago. I must get...
Forum: Photography in general 12th February 2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,380
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Keith, I took some time last night to view...

Keith,

I took some time last night to view your book on Blurb and would second all of the comments made to date. A beautiful book that captures not just the pictorial record but the essence and...
Forum: Photography in general 10th January 2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,160
Posted By FilmAyrshire
A "business expert" on the radio this morning...

A "business expert" on the radio this morning contended that Jessops failed for two reasons; major brands would not let them discount (Nikon was named in particular) and high overheads from...
Forum: Photography in general 12th December 2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,380
Posted By FilmAyrshire
I would second the recommendation for Blurb. I...

I would second the recommendation for Blurb. I used it for my own book with very good results.

Kind regards,

ft
Forum: Photography in general 6th November 2012, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,186
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Mike, Sorry I was not clear about "hybrid"...

Mike,

Sorry I was not clear about "hybrid" prints. By this I mean a photograph captured on film and scanned for printing on an inkjet printer.

Hope this clarifies this for everyone.

Kind...
Forum: Photography in general 5th November 2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,186
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Argentum, I see your point but although they were...

Argentum, I see your point but although they were prompted by me they could correctly discern a difference between film and digital capture. It made them look critically at a photograph as an...
Forum: Photography in general 5th November 2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,186
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Film wins the vote!

Now, I appreciate I may be stepping over the digital line here but I hope my experience will be of interest to others.

I enjoy this forum greatly and continue to use film as well as the electronic...
Forum: Photography in general 8th October 2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,134
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Having now had a good look at my slides over the...

Having now had a good look at my slides over the weekend it struck me to ask, "Why am I a better film photographer than pixel photographer?".

Better composition, better exposures, better colours,...
Forum: Photography in general 6th October 2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,134
Posted By FilmAyrshire
Boots Process Paid Slide Film

A few months back I picked up three rolls of Boots (Fuji?) 36 exp asa200 process paid slide film for 1 per box ;) and arrived home tonight from Dundee to find a thick white envelope waiting for me...
Forum: Photography in general 20th August 2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 925
Posted By FilmAyrshire
David, Loved your galleries on the web site....

David,

Loved your galleries on the web site. Very inspiring!

Kind regards,

ft
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