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Forum: Darkroom 18th August 2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I generally use the Componon-S 100mm f/5.6 for...

I generally use the Componon-S 100mm f/5.6 for 6x7cm negatives.
Forum: New products and offers 26th July 2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I know, it might be cheaper but doesn't always...

I know, it might be cheaper but doesn't always give such a good impression... Not everyone is on Facebook or at least wants to spend much time there.
Forum: New products and offers 25th July 2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Tom Kershaw
The marketing direction from the current...

The marketing direction from the current iteration of ILFORD Photo certainly seems to be much more targeted towards newer and more entry level users.
Forum: New products and offers 24th July 2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I agree, some of the prices direct from Ilford...

I agree, some of the prices direct from Ilford are a bit high.
Forum: Manufactured brews 20th July 2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By Tom Kershaw
If you want a kit the Fuji one tends to be good...

If you want a kit the Fuji one tends to be good value.

https://www.firstcall-photographic.co.uk/fujifilm-c-41-film-x-press-kit-5-litres/p613
Forum: Colour film 29th June 2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,303
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I usually have no issues with C-41 development...

I usually have no issues with C-41 development but did just recently when processing some Ektar 4x5 sheets (chalk like deposits). I'm using Kodak Flexicolor developer, Champion bleach, Kodak fixer,...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 21st June 2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 903
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I may be missing a vital point, but unfortunately...

I may be missing a vital point, but unfortunately this seems to be almost a requirement for YouTube from what I've seen.
Forum: Darkroom 21st June 2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I use one of the smaller metal drying cabinets...

I use one of the smaller metal drying cabinets for my film, purchased used. It works fine but I've had trouble sourcing spare air filters.
Forum: Photography in general 4th June 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I have one of the 'OpTech Pro' straps that works...

I have one of the 'OpTech Pro' straps that works well.
Forum: Manufactured brews 17th May 2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 520
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Edmund, I've been using the Tetenal RA-4...

Edmund,

I've been using the Tetenal RA-4 developer and have found it works very well. The instructions need reading carefully however to prevent one working with a double strength solution by...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 11th May 2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Ffordes (http://www.ffordes.com) often has good...

Ffordes (http://www.ffordes.com) often has good realistic prices although always worth double checking.
Forum: Cameras - medium format 10th May 2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,170
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Jane, I have two Bronica SQ-B cameras owned...

Jane,

I have two Bronica SQ-B cameras owned from new and have found they work well in general use. However, as these are a modular system I have run into trouble when changing lens / film...
Forum: Colour film 19th April 2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,011
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I was going to recommend the Fuji C-41 kit but...

I was going to recommend the Fuji C-41 kit but see it is out of stock.
Forum: New products and offers 1st April 2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By Tom Kershaw
This is what I'm starting to do with odds n' ends...

This is what I'm starting to do with odds n' ends of paper, the vast majority of which is still in excellent condition. It is amazing what one accumulates without thinking about it. I am a bit low on...
Forum: Photography in general 1st April 2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I was familiar with Jack Schofield from his...

I was familiar with Jack Schofield from his computing advice column from many years ago, although I must confess I didn't follow this more recently. I wonder what aspect(s) of photography he focused...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 26th March 2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Yes, that had slipped my mind. The company is:...

Yes, that had slipped my mind. The company is: http://www.linhofstudio.com
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 25th March 2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By Tom Kershaw
The lens was returned yesterday in fully...

The lens was returned yesterday in fully functional condition, excellent service and turn-around-time.

Tom
Forum: Sale or Wanted 10th March 2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I'm open to offers on the above items.

I'm open to offers on the above items.
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 10th March 2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I've been in communication with a service company...

I've been in communication with a service company and have agreed arrangements to attempt repair of the shutter.

As I got the lens for below market value, the repair if successful will give me a...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 10th March 2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Currently under investigation.

Currently under investigation.
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 10th March 2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By Tom Kershaw
1. On format note, I'm happy with 6x12 - although...

1. On format note, I'm happy with 6x12 - although I believe Ian Grant uses a 75mm f8 on 6x17. I should have made that clearer.

2. Yes, I can print up to 10"x8" film.
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 10th March 2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Hi, Yes. I had a good look around online...

Hi,

Yes. I had a good look around online last night about have pretty much come to the same conclusion.

Tom
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 9th March 2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,803
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Shutter for Super Angulon 75mm f/8?

Hello all,

I've just taken delivery of a Super Angulon 75mm f8 for intended eventual use on a 6x12 / 6x17 camera - e.g www.maleficwares.com . However the shutter is non-functional. My attempt at...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 4th March 2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Tom's spring clean - pt 2. De Vere 203 parts- negative carrier, 35mm mask, 6x6 mask.

These are left over from an enlarger I no longer have. Please see attached photos, all in used but serviceable condition. The 6x6 mask has a broken hinge as seen in the image.

35mm mask 35 inc UK...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 2nd March 2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By Tom Kershaw
The 12585 H is currently unavailable - may be...

The 12585 H is currently unavailable - may be sold via commission through Ffordes along with some other items.

Tom
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