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Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 14th August 2022, 11:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,667
Posted By Reginald S
Thank you, Terry. I now have seen Skellum...

Thank you, Terry.
I now have seen Skellum visiting FADU again on 9 August 22.

Me too I'm wishing him well, (and hopefully a bit of fun with my print some day).
But concerning this round, I'm...
Forum: Photography in general 13th August 2022, 04:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,776
Posted By Reginald S
Talking I have heard about people missing their LF ...

I have heard about people missing their LF groundglass on location :-)


Normally I am a spotmetering typus, but mistake one now has been:
I couldn't find my spotmeter anymore???

So last...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 6th August 2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,667
Posted By Reginald S
Terry, did you get an answer from Skellum?

Terry, did you get an answer from Skellum?
Forum: Photography in general 1st August 2022, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,163
Posted By Reginald S
Be aware that new Fomatone charges seem to give...

Be aware that new Fomatone charges seem to give a socalled "snowball" effect with older Easy Lith.
Mr. Moersch reacts with a new formula for Easy Lith to this problem.

Which Foma type are you...
Forum: Introductions 23rd July 2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 291
Posted By Reginald S
Carbon Transfer is my most wanted process, but...

Carbon Transfer is my most wanted process, but first I want to start with less problematic themes.

Yes, Keith, I have always bought most of my developers from Mr. Moersch and so i did with the...
Forum: Introductions 23rd July 2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 291
Posted By Reginald S
Welcome, Keith, nice to meet an experienced ...

Welcome, Keith,

nice to meet an experienced alternative printer.
The next days I will start with Brompil printing, with having salt printing in my mind, too.

I have found my contact prints...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 20th July 2022, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Reginald S
f12 is really dark. These convertible lenses...

f12 is really dark.
These convertible lenses are fine for this one photo were you definetively will need a longer lens, but don't expect too much concerning typical large format quality of the rear...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 20th July 2022, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Reginald S
The first rule of old mechanicks: "It doesn't...

The first rule of old mechanicks:
"It doesn't work" is an unknown phrase :-)

I don't know much Schneider convertible lenses.
Is this an old Symmar?
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 19th July 2022, 09:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Reginald S
No brute force, please. An old mechanist's...

No brute force, please.

An old mechanist's trick:
You can try to turn clockwise (tighten) first before loosen the element.

You also could work with temperature:
- bring the lens to the...
Forum: Cameras - Pinhole 19th July 2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,063
Posted By Reginald S
Don't hope so much - just do it :-)

Don't hope so much - just do it :-)
Forum: Cameras - Pinhole 7th July 2022, 09:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,063
Posted By Reginald S
I am very pleased that you have found the...

I am very pleased that you have found the aesthetic of pinhole photography by taking a second look to David's great examples.

In my opinion, simple lenses like meniscus or old Soft Focus lenses...
Forum: Cameras - Pinhole 7th July 2022, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,063
Posted By Reginald S
@ Alan You can't get the atmosphere of a...

@ Alan
You can't get the atmosphere of a pinhole from a clean lens designed for sharpness and less optical mistakes.

@ David
For me these are some of the most wonderful pictures of all forum...
Forum: Photography in general 4th July 2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,318
Posted By Reginald S
Something must be wrong with my post before - I...

Something must be wrong with my post before - I am totally with you, Martin.
Half a stop is something but not no little accident.

What I wanted to say is that Terry's description "very slightly...
Forum: Cameras - Pinhole 3rd July 2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,063
Posted By Reginald S
Impeccably uttered, Marty :-)

Impeccably uttered, Marty :-)
Forum: Photography in general 3rd July 2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,318
Posted By Reginald S
Probably this could help: The aperture blades...

Probably this could help:
The aperture blades movements work fine in one direction, but opening and closing the aperture instead will result in different values.
It's good praxis to close the...
Forum: Cameras - Pinhole 3rd July 2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,063
Posted By Reginald S
Pinhole photography can be more than only...

Pinhole photography can be more than only learning or enjoying in simple things.
I believe that pp today is far away from that and of course it can be a serious theme with great results.
Capturing...
Forum: Photography in general 2nd July 2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,318
Posted By Reginald S
Talking Don't forget the cooldown factor. For some...

Don't forget the cooldown factor.
For some reasons concerning warmups and cooldowns my 8x10" Homrich enlarger has a simple shutter.
Second he has a relais which gives a little delay to the...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 2nd July 2022, 12:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,667
Posted By Reginald S
Dear folks, I am in trouble a bit. Since...

Dear folks,

I am in trouble a bit.
Since no negative to work with came in, I have totally fallen out of time from now.

The whole Juli our company has to do busy things.
The last days we...
Forum: Chemical formulae 2nd July 2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By Reginald S
I can't imaging covering and protecting powder...

I can't imaging covering and protecting powder which contains a lot of oxygene, too.

For my developers covering with cheep Propan/Butan gas works fine because there is less oxygene in the...
Forum: Photography in general 2nd July 2022, 12:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 531
Posted By Reginald S
Concerning some restrictions in my last darkroom...

Concerning some restrictions in my last darkroom I printed 12x16" standards from 4x5"/5x7" negatives.
I make contact prints from 12x16" incamera-negatives, too.

In my actual darkroom I will...
Forum: Photography in general 19th June 2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By Reginald S
Too much questions which "require an answer"after...

Too much questions which "require an answer"after filling lot of squares with my hooks.
My bank account requires some input, so next let's have a look for making a deal.
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 17th June 2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By Reginald S
I find it difficult to answer such global...

I find it difficult to answer such global questions but they will give a lot of opinions and ideas.

A portrait isn't the same as the next portrait - each are different, or with different...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 17th June 2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By Reginald S
Since I have to cut some rolls of paper here, I...

Since I have to cut some rolls of paper here, I meanwhile bought another rotation cutter from another producer...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 17th June 2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By Reginald S
In using b&w you always have to translate...

In using b&w you always have to translate colours, light and shadows to greytones.
So backrounds and background colours have a great impact, either good or not so good, depending on your personal...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 17th June 2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By Reginald S
Since backgrounds come out as a greytone, the...

Since backgrounds come out as a greytone, the background should be the desired greytone, which as said before depends on the intensity of given light and on the strength of the reflected light.

It...
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