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Forum: Photography in general Yesterday, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks for the summary of the conversation, John....

Thanks for the summary of the conversation, John. Dismal Jimmy here wonders whether we are the start of a "strain in relationships" in general with China as we clearly are with Russia and that...
Forum: Darkroom 23rd May 2022, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 177
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Nat, isn't there a diffraction problem that...

Nat, isn't there a diffraction problem that arises above f11 that adversely affects the print?

What this diffraction(assuming I have used the correct word) means I have no idea nor how much...
Forum: Monochrome Film 22nd May 2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I would have liked to have been a "fly on the...

I would have liked to have been a "fly on the wall" at that meeting of the marketing dept when they came up with the word "action"

I bet they are all "cool dudes" It's still not as good as...
Forum: Photography in general 21st May 2022, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By Mike O'Pray
It'll be interesting to see what if any, the...

It'll be interesting to see what if any, the reply is, John.

Mike
Forum: Darkroom 20th May 2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,272
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Neil, it might be worthwhile to point out to any...

Neil, it might be worthwhile to point out to any newcomers to this developer that the new HC110 as opposed to the former version of HC110 is no longer anything like as syrupy as the former version....
Forum: Monochrome Film 19th May 2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Welcome knudsen but I can't help either this film...

Welcome knudsen but I can't help either this film is one I have never seen in U.K. retailers' stock. It clearly is relabelled stuff and I have a suspicion that it may be Foma but I can't be sure
...
Forum: Darkroom 18th May 2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,272
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Marty, I think what the 6 ml minimum that Neil...

Marty, I think what the 6 ml minimum that Neil refers to, actually means is as follows: The minimum required for the OK development of one film be that a 35mm or 120 is 6ml of HC110 according to...
Forum: Darkroom 17th May 2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,272
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Yes, Alex, my recall on all the threads in all...

Yes, Alex, my recall on all the threads in all the world. No, sorry that's from Casablanca.:) All the threads on developer issues on Photrio I can't recall there being anything on ID11 gave issues....
Forum: Darkroom 17th May 2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,272
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Hi, loganca. When I looked at your problem I had...

Hi, loganca. When I looked at your problem I had a strong sense of deja vu which stemmed from what I can only describe as a near identical problem from a person called vania on a site called Photrio....
Forum: Monochrome Film 16th May 2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks, yes, there is no advantage to this site...

Thanks, yes, there is no advantage to this site for most film stock but Foma 200 clearance rolls in 30 metres looks to be the exception

Just a pity that Norm hasn't used his yet but it looks as if...
Forum: Monochrome Film 16th May 2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Norm. Have you been able to use it and if...

Thanks Norm. Have you been able to use it and if so how has it turned out?

I am unsure what John is referring to as not normal but I always get worried when one of us seems to have spotted...
Forum: Monochrome Film 15th May 2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Norm, maybe I got the date reversed and it was...

Norm, maybe I got the date reversed and it was June 2024 and not June 2026

Was this the 35 clearance price one? If so that still gives it over 2 years. I like the sellers definition of clearance...
Forum: Monochrome Film 15th May 2022, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Molli. The clearance sale make sense given...

Thanks Molli. The clearance sale make sense given the date on the tin of Apr this year but the details suggest a date of June 2026 which at over 4 years hence would make sense for the higher priced...
Forum: Monochrome Film 14th May 2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By Mike O'Pray
John when you look at the price this Camerabox...

John when you look at the price this Camerabox place is charging plus a satisfactory development in ID11 at 1+3 , this is economy par excellence

If petrol per litre wasn't about the price of...
Forum: Monochrome Film 14th May 2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 598
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Terry what picture is causing your smile to drop?...

Terry what picture is causing your smile to drop? I couldn't quite work out why if its clearance, does it have a claimed expiry date of June 2026? Clearance normally suggests an imminent expiry date...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 13th May 2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By Mike O'Pray
This is not relevant to the thread but may be...

This is not relevant to the thread but may be interesting nonetheless and your quote above prompted my memory

I am sure I read somewhere that in the very early days of BBC TV just prior to the...
Forum: Darkroom 11th May 2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Mike O'Pray
It's a pity that our newcomer hasn't come back...

It's a pity that our newcomer hasn't come back since his first post 4 days ago. He may have solved his problem but if not, then with Terry's source of a manual and our obvious interest in his...
Forum: Photography in general 9th May 2022, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 155
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Bob,if there is a problem with the stuff in terms...

Bob,if there is a problem with the stuff in terms of not matching the description etc on e-Bay can I take it that the buck stops at the original Chinese seller's door and the circuitous route of...
Forum: Darkroom 9th May 2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I wonder if theobrown had any success in getting...

I wonder if theobrown had any success in getting a manual, assuming of course he needed one to finally resolve his problem?

We haven't seen him for nearly 3 months so a PM may be the only way to...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 9th May 2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,981
Posted By Mike O'Pray
dudeinv, I only ever had my hands around a Pentax...

dudeinv, I only ever had my hands around a Pentax 67 once. It was in a shop called Jessops in the Isle of Man

Yes it was like a 35mm on steroids and although probably heavier than the 645 it...
Forum: Darkroom 8th May 2022, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 298
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Welcome to FADU, EdwardViaduct, I am not familiar...

Welcome to FADU, EdwardViaduct, I am not familiar with the Paterson 35 either but some others here may be. In the meantime have a Google search for a manual on the Paterson 35. There has to be a...
Forum: Photography in general 4th May 2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Interesting question, rouleur, but based on what...

Interesting question, rouleur, but based on what I know, I'd have thought that the answer is very little if anything as the fixer does not get embedded in the fibres as it does with FB paper

The...
Forum: Monochrome Film 3rd May 2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Ian, I do hope you ordered a mound of this stuff...

Ian, I do hope you ordered a mound of this stuff and have managed to keep a lot. Just place it on e-bay at say the reasonable price of say 200 per bulk roll with the tagline of "Enjoy that classic...
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd May 2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I can certainly attest to the ability of FP3 to...

I can certainly attest to the ability of FP3 to withstand what must have been some "abuse" after processing. I discovered some strips of FP3 that must have been processed no later than the mid 1950s...
Forum: Photography in general 2nd May 2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 343
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Only very indirectly connected to what you refer...

Only very indirectly connected to what you refer to, Bob, but last night I saw a site called DarkroomDave which I thought had to be Dave the Ilford Master Printer and it was. However my Internet...
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