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Forum: Cameras - small format Yesterday, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Mike O'Pray
On my keyboard Ctrl + R, Ctrl +F5 or F5 on its...

On my keyboard Ctrl + R, Ctrl +F5 or F5 on its own all seem to d the same thing which is refresh the page. I did try F5 on the day in question and it did not do as John suggested

I suppose the...
Forum: Cameras - small format 21st October 2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Svend so I am not going mad:D What...

Thanks Svend so I am not going mad:D

What was also strange is that normally on FADU once I post I cannot see my own post until someone else posts on that particular thread but on this occasion my...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 21st October 2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 588
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Alex I imagine that what may be possible is an...

Alex I imagine that what may be possible is an enlargement of a 35mm or 120 neg onto the likes of X ray or litho film creating a positive then a contact print of that 8x10 film positive onto another...
Forum: Cameras - small format 21st October 2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 519
Posted By Mike O'Pray
There would appear to be a reply by Svend made...

There would appear to be a reply by Svend made after 2 o'clock this afternoon but it's nowhere to be seen on my FADU Mine ends with John King at 12:15 am

I have refreshed my screen but it makes no...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 21st October 2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 588
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I had the same problem, Terry, when I tried to...

I had the same problem, Terry, when I tried to find the link between what you can find out about water in your area and its PH. I got so frustrated just going round in circles.

Maybe there is...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 19th October 2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 588
Posted By Mike O'Pray
It will be interesting to see what the effects...

It will be interesting to see what the effects are in an area where the water is at worst neutral and possibly slightly acidic

It wasn't entirely clear to me if what was said was that acidic to...
Forum: Colour film 19th October 2020, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Mike O'Pray
The intro was quite good but it did get technical...

The intro was quite good but it did get technical and some of the "facts" such as the need to maintain the developer temperature to within 0.1 degree C might have be off putting to any newcomers...
Forum: Photography in general 18th October 2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 133
Posted By Mike O'Pray
This may be case in the Oxford Don market, I fear...

This may be case in the Oxford Don market, I fear

Mike
Forum: Photography in general 16th October 2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By Mike O'Pray
John's first sentence reminded me of the comment...

John's first sentence reminded me of the comment by the narrator close to the start about Mobberley's range of production facilities.

He seemed to be suggesting that Ilford make film, paper and...
Forum: Photography in general 16th October 2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 119
Posted By Mike O'Pray
You have got to put this into perspective, Terry....

You have got to put this into perspective, Terry. There are some of us, well me anyway, who have this problem in spades. I can barely remember things from last week

:D

Mike
Forum: Photography in general 15th October 2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 239
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Very watchable. It was the same emulsion manager ...

Very watchable. It was the same emulsion manager who gave the talk on the Ilford tours I went on

Very knowledgeable. He like most of the rest there have Ilford running through their veins. That...
Forum: Photography in general 15th October 2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 119
Posted By Mike O'Pray
That one sounds worth watching, David but I am...

That one sounds worth watching, David but I am not a subscriber to Prime so it'll have to wait

Mike
Forum: Photography in general 14th October 2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Terry I was about to say the same until I got to...

Terry I was about to say the same until I got to the above section It would be interesting to see what he difference is in the renditions

Mike
Forum: Photography in general 14th October 2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 489
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Terry, do you remember the British Gas advert...

Terry, do you remember the British Gas advert centred around "Cook, cook, cookability "

Well you certainly have "Stick, stick stickability" when it comes to this programme :D

So well done
...
Forum: Photography in general 14th October 2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 250
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Bill and Nick His pictures were iconic....

Thanks Bill and Nick His pictures were iconic. Does anyone know if the lung cancer was the result of smoking? He was of an era where such a practice was almost de rigueur for teenagers, both male and...
Forum: Feedback and forum matters 14th October 2020, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Mike O'Pray
There you are! That will be the version they call...

There you are! That will be the version they call Happy Tappy Tapatalk :D

The corona isolation had to get me in the end :D

Mike
Forum: News and Announcements 11th October 2020, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I think that overall I prefer the lower one. More...

I think that overall I prefer the lower one. More shadow detail although the upper one conveys better that fact it was a brilliantly sunny day but pays for this in harsher highlights

If someone...
Forum: Photography in general 10th October 2020, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By Mike O'Pray
It might just be my poor ability to navigate the...

It might just be my poor ability to navigate the IlfordPhoto site but when I received the e-mail on Friday I then went to the IlfordPhoto website but couldn't find any announcement. However just now...
Forum: Feedback and forum matters 10th October 2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By Mike O'Pray
The word Tapatalk always reminds me of the...

The word Tapatalk always reminds me of the slightly comical scene and song Happy Talk from South Pacific. :D

I am not sure why

Mike
Forum: Help! 9th October 2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 372
Posted By Mike O'Pray
It may have been my fault for introducing...

It may have been my fault for introducing internet security packages as a precaution into Peter's legitimate question

It's a "to each their own" topic really and that's probably all that can be...
Forum: Photography in general 9th October 2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By Mike O'Pray
IlfordPhoto- 10% off our range of 120 films this weekend

I have just received this as an e-mail but no mention if the weekend is strictly Sat &Sun until midnight which is what you'd expect it to mean or extending to Monday which has been the way of...
Forum: Help! 9th October 2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 372
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Not strictly relevant and probably redundant as...

Not strictly relevant and probably redundant as well but these days even with HTTPS sites I think that anyone using the internet that doesn't have a Internet Security Package puts themselves at risk...
Forum: Photography in general 8th October 2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Yes they are the same. Like all other retailers...

Yes they are the same. Like all other retailers there are some very good prices and others that can be beaten. You have to note that all prices are quoted excluding VAT so that needs to be added.
...
Forum: Photography in general 8th October 2020, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 489
Posted By Mike O'Pray
OK, Terry, I now see the reason more clearly. The...

OK, Terry, I now see the reason more clearly. The participant had taken one more shot that he had space for in the card given to him so you could argue that the rule makes sense that if the card...
Forum: News and Announcements 8th October 2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 468
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I sympathise Terry, I once tried to develop a...

I sympathise Terry, I once tried to develop a whole roll of very old pre-exposed 116 film in trays via the "seesaw" method as I have no reels and tanks it would fit. It was a job I wouldn't wish on...
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