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Forum: Sale or Wanted 5th August 2022, 09:19 PM
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Posted By Michael
Point taken, Martin.

Point taken, Martin.
Forum: Sale or Wanted 5th August 2022, 07:34 PM
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Views: 218
Posted By Michael
The 530/15 uses 616 film, not 120.

The 530/15 uses 616 film, not 120.
Forum: Monochrome Film 1st August 2022, 06:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By Michael
Pete, look at the captions under the photos in...

Pete, look at the captions under the photos in Chris Moss's article and you will see examples of both exposing at 400 and also developing in Rodinal.
Forum: Monochrome Film 1st August 2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By Michael
The thread I was thinking about dates from 2018...

The thread I was thinking about dates from 2018 and Marty's post is no. 14. Lots of others chipped in. You can find it here (http://www.film-and-darkroom-user.org.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=11978).
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Forum: Monochrome Film 1st August 2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By Michael
If you root around a bit you will find more than...

If you root around a bit you will find more than one thread here that refers to developing XP2 Super in B&W chemistry. A useful article, originally noted here by MartyNL, can be found here...
Forum: Monochrome Film 24th July 2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By Michael
For stand development it is useful to know how...

For stand development it is useful to know how much concentrate a particular length of film requires. I know the figure from Rodinal, from a discussion somewhere and some time ago in FADU; but the...
Forum: Introductions 23rd July 2022, 07:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 288
Posted By Michael
Hello and welcome, Keith. I suppose you're deep...

Hello and welcome, Keith. I suppose you're deep into Mike Ware's activities: he gave me good advice when I first embarked on blueprints and one or two other processes.
Forum: Darkroom 17th July 2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Michael
You can refrigerate bulk loaders as long as...

You can refrigerate bulk loaders as long as they're dry and in airtight bags when they go in and, when you remove them, left to reach room temperature before opening the bags. Mine gave me no...
Forum: News and Announcements 10th July 2022, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 300
Posted By Michael
Tom, it looks as if there's been no change since...

Tom, it looks as if there's been no change since this thread (http://www.film-and-darkroom-user.org.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=14220&highlight=Photographic).
Forum: Chemical formulae 2nd July 2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By Michael
No, Nat, I understood you clearly. Lowering the...

No, Nat, I understood you clearly. Lowering the smaller jar into the larger will cause unpredictable displacement of the inert gas, which may not end up where you want it.
Forum: Chemical formulae 1st July 2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 408
Posted By Michael
Protectan into a bottle of concentrate is simple,...

Protectan into a bottle of concentrate is simple, as the gas covers the flat surface evenly. Your idea seems to me problematic, as the surface needing to be covered is complex in shape.
Forum: Photography in general 30th June 2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By Michael
I'm still a novice at enlarging (contacts are...

I'm still a novice at enlarging (contacts are another matter - 7"x5") and have used 10"x8" to get used to the business. But I have started enlarging 35mm on to 7"x5" and those two sizes are enough to...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 26th June 2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By Michael
This thread...

This thread (https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?130778-Regent-Royal-Hard-Dot-film) could be of interest.
Forum: Photography in general 20th June 2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By Michael
I got stuck on question 12, as none of their...

I got stuck on question 12, as none of their options was my reason (which is, basically, "for the fun of it"). A pity, as it wouldn't let me leave that blank.
Forum: Photography in general 12th June 2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By Michael
I found that Pancro needed extra fixing. Maybe...

I found that Pancro needed extra fixing. Maybe try re-fixing (for longer) one of those rolls? If you still have any undeveloped cut-offs, try one in fixer to see what the actual clearing time is.
Forum: Introductions 11th June 2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,068
Posted By Michael
You'll bump into more Canadians here. Welcome

You'll bump into more Canadians here. Welcome
Forum: Photography in general 7th June 2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 156
Posted By Michael
I second that: I've consulted it a lot over the...

I second that: I've consulted it a lot over the years. Thank you for suggesting it, Norm.
Forum: Darkroom 27th May 2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,269
Posted By Michael
That's exactly how I do it too and, as I said,...

That's exactly how I do it too and, as I said, your finger-tips are pulling the film into the reel, in alternate steps.
Forum: Darkroom 27th May 2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,269
Posted By Michael
Back-winding is essentially pushing the film into...

Back-winding is essentially pushing the film into the spiral. When you load a Jobo spiral, your finger-tips pull the film in and, when you load a Hewes, your turning the spiral pulls the film in. In...
Forum: Darkroom 27th May 2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,269
Posted By Michael
In post 25 of this thread, Jonathan Reynolds...

In post 25 of this thread, Jonathan Reynolds referred to back-winding. That hasn't figured in subsequent posts as much as I think it should have. It is essential when using Hewes spirals and...
Forum: Photography in general 27th May 2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By Michael
In an e-mail circular from Speed Graphic this...

In an e-mail circular from Speed Graphic this morning is the following quotation:

"Supply of 35mm colour negative film continues to be dreadful, although we are told that the Kodak situation will...
Forum: Photography in general 29th April 2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By Michael
I have just got through to them on the 'phone....

I have just got through to them on the 'phone. There is currently an issue with the website. I offered to pass that information on to FADU.
Forum: Photography in general 29th April 2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By Michael
RK Photographic is listed as having dissolved in...

RK Photographic is listed as having dissolved in September 2020; and its two then directors show dates of birth in 1952.
Forum: Photography in general 27th April 2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,180
Posted By Michael
Exactly the right adjective there, Nick. Ugh!

Exactly the right adjective there, Nick. Ugh!
Forum: Cameras - small format 27th April 2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,225
Posted By Michael
Through the '30s, Leica were certainly...

Through the '30s, Leica were certainly recommending that camera lenses (the 5cm Elmar in particular) be used in their enlargers: hence the standard thread. Although the Varob was first produced in...
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