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Forum: Photography in general 11th June 2020, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 857
Posted By Dave Hodson
So this might be a little wonky but it's on my...

So this might be a little wonky but it's on my to-do list and hopefully I can get at it this summer - make a 120 film holder for my 4x5 camera that takes a 120 cut film strip.

Theoretically it...
Forum: Photography in general 19th May 2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By Dave Hodson
Sent you a PM Edmund

Sent you a PM Edmund
Forum: Colour printing techniques 18th May 2020, 11:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,378
Posted By Dave Hodson
Hi Mike You're right - I've been following...

Hi Mike

You're right - I've been following her emulsions and was intrigued by her results - the hybrid aspect never even occurred to me. Sorry about that.

Regards
Dave
Forum: Photography in general 18th May 2020, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By Dave Hodson
Hi Edmund I'm in Canada so unfortunately I...

Hi Edmund

I'm in Canada so unfortunately I can't be of much help to you but what I wanted to suggest was to check with your local library.

I wanted to get a printer to make some glass plate...
Forum: Colour printing techniques 18th May 2020, 02:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,378
Posted By Dave Hodson
Hi Alex If you want to go a slightly...

Hi Alex

If you want to go a slightly different, analog route you might want to check out Denise Ross's work on Tri-colour negatives here
...
Forum: Photography in general 18th March 2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Dave Hodson
As far as I've researched, GIMP works the same as...

As far as I've researched, GIMP works the same as the others (convert to greyscale via the RGB channels) and doesn't have a dedicated Greyscale workspace. Maybe somebody who uses it can confirm...
Forum: Photography in general 18th March 2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 317
Posted By Dave Hodson
Does Photoshop Light (the old Elements) currently...

Does Photoshop Light (the old Elements) currently support working in a Greyscale colour mode? I know Photoshop does but I wasn't aware that PS Light does.

The reason I ask is that I've been...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 22nd February 2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 613
Posted By Dave Hodson
I buy the re-useable indicating silica gel beads...

I buy the re-useable indicating silica gel beads that change colour with moisture off Amazon (mine go from orange to dark green).

It's a bit finnicky(don't drop them cause they go everywhere) but...
Forum: Introductions 3rd January 2020, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By Dave Hodson
Glad you signed up and thanks for the link - very...

Glad you signed up and thanks for the link - very nicely done.

Best wishes
Dave
Forum: Photography in general 28th November 2019, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By Dave Hodson
Thanks Bruce

For those following the Online Darkroom, I see Bruce has rescued Omar's flashing article. Thanks and hope all is well

Dave
Forum: Photography in general 23rd November 2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 889
Posted By Dave Hodson
Hi Bruce Thanks for the update. Good to...

Hi Bruce

Thanks for the update. Good to hear you're keeping your site up - I go back regularly to some of the articles you have. Congratulations on your grandchild - eventually they operate at...
Forum: Photography in general 23rd November 2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 889
Posted By Dave Hodson
I have to admit I generally start my day with a...

I have to admit I generally start my day with a coffee and Mike Johnston's blog. Not always photography focused but always enjoyable and exposing me to new thoughts - very interesting guy and a...
Forum: Photography in general 22nd November 2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 889
Posted By Dave Hodson
Thanks Ian. That's a link to Mike Johnston's...

Thanks Ian. That's a link to Mike Johnston's blog "The Online Photographer" - easy enough to mix up given the similarity. It's a site I readily recommend and personally enjoy.

Regards
Dave
Forum: Photography in general 22nd November 2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 889
Posted By Dave Hodson
Thanks for the new links - looks like it's a bit...

Thanks for the new links - looks like it's a bit of a work in progress but apparently Bruce is still kicking. Good to see.

I liked the old site but probably good reasons for the change - little...
Forum: Photography in general 19th November 2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 889
Posted By Dave Hodson
The Online Darkroom --- Gone Dark???

Anybody know if Bruce Robbins is ok??

I know he hadn't updated his site for quite a while but I just checked today and found the domain had expired. Hopefully nothing's wrong.

Regards
Dave
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 30th October 2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,302
Posted By Dave Hodson
"Big Bertha" reminded me of this article I...

"Big Bertha" reminded me of this article I recently came across - 5x7 at 1000mm and 120 lb. We've come a long way since then.
...
Forum: Photography in general 13th October 2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 388
Posted By Dave Hodson
I'm relatively new to darkroom printing and...

I'm relatively new to darkroom printing and didn't understand the value of flashing until I read this article in Bruce Robbins (The Online Darkroom) by Omar Ozenir - really enlightening article and a...
Forum: Photography in general 8th October 2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By Dave Hodson
Unfortunate that there are sites like that -...

Unfortunate that there are sites like that - obviously one to ignore.

The upside is that there seem to be lots of enlarger timers kicking around, the downside, as you've pointed out, is that...
Forum: Photography in general 29th August 2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By Dave Hodson
See if you can get your hands on Phil Davis's...

See if you can get your hands on Phil Davis's "Beyond The Zone System". Chapter 5 explains using a spotmeter for transmission and reflective measurements and Appendix 2 has plans. I built one for...
Forum: Photography in general 28th April 2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Dave Hodson
I've been using it for a year or so and find it...

I've been using it for a year or so and find it pretty handy - lets me preview framing with different lenses (in colour or B&W) and shooting locations so saves quite a bit of setup time and also lets...
Forum: Photography in general 18th April 2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 756
Posted By Dave Hodson
Maybe try developing and fixing a sheet by itself...

Maybe try developing and fixing a sheet by itself and see what happens.
Forum: Darkroom 8th December 2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By Dave Hodson
Ian - Hope you make it back sometime. Can't beat...

Ian - Hope you make it back sometime. Can't beat Calgary for it's proximity to the mountains. Lots of backroads so maybe you can talk him into an off the beaten bath trip if you do.

You're right...
Forum: Darkroom 8th December 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By Dave Hodson
Interesting - I hadn't thought of that Ian,...

Interesting - I hadn't thought of that Ian, thanks.

I do have an old medium format enlarger a friend gave me a long time ago. I'll have to dig it out when I get a chance. It's not high end but...
Forum: Darkroom 8th December 2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By Dave Hodson
Thanks Bill. I did use them quite a bit to...

Thanks Bill. I did use them quite a bit to figure out the right turret adapters for the lenses - not every lens will work. Omega didn't make it easy that's for sure. Lots of model mix and match at...
Forum: Darkroom 8th December 2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,434
Posted By Dave Hodson
So problem resolved. You had the right idea...

So problem resolved. You had the right idea John. With this enlarger and lens configuration you really have to have the bellows squashed down.

There's a rack and pinion with a lever lock behind...
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