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Forum: Colour film Today, 05:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 167
Posted By skellum
Good Morning Edmund. That looks like a fine...

Good Morning Edmund.
That looks like a fine set-up for colour work. I didn't appreciate from your first post what your specific concern was. However, if I were you, I'd consider making the developer...
Forum: Colour film Yesterday, 04:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 167
Posted By skellum
Edmund, the temperature of your developer will...

Edmund, the temperature of your developer will drift towards room temperature whilst you are processing, but for PanF my dev time is only 7 1/2 minutes. My kitchen is probably not far of 20C most of...
Forum: Darkroom 27th June 2020, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 313
Posted By skellum
What format- 120, 5x4? Multigrade paper?? ...

What format- 120, 5x4?
Multigrade paper??

As a visual shorthand, is there a particular photographer who's work you think looks 'right' to give us an idea of what you think B&W should look like?
Forum: Photography in general 23rd June 2020, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By skellum
There must be something wrong with me. Some...

There must be something wrong with me.
Some folk immediately come up with horticuture tips, I automatically started wondering if you could use them for Home-brew.

I'll fetch my coat.
Forum: News and Announcements 21st June 2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By skellum
Thanks Dave- I hadn't, but watched it last...

Thanks Dave-
I hadn't, but watched it last night. The reason I thought Pete might have a collection of stories to tell is from his regular posting of new albums. From the variety of stuff in them I...
Forum: News and Announcements 19th June 2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 594
Posted By skellum
Pete, Very, very pleased to see you posting. ...

Pete,
Very, very pleased to see you posting.
As others have suggested, take the 6 weeks with a pinch of salt. Tissues will knit reasonably well in 10-14 days, but the deeper muscle layers won't...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 17th June 2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By skellum
Haven't seen or used an Intrepid, and I was going...

Haven't seen or used an Intrepid, and I was going to say from the pictures online it might be worth looking for something more robust. However, I've just looked on Ffordes and I am stunned at how...
Forum: Monochrome Film 15th June 2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 875
Posted By skellum
Good Morning Norm. A couple of years back I had...

Good Morning Norm.
A couple of years back I had a major clear out- I'd bought a number of films to try, and ended up with stock I just wasn't going to use.
Some wonderful work has been made using...
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th June 2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,280
Posted By skellum
Svend, have you actually lost images on panF by...

Svend, have you actually lost images on panF by delaying development for just a month, or are you being influenced by Internet tales?
I have used a lot of PanF over the years, and two things are...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 9th June 2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By skellum
If you're photographing protest marches, or doing...

If you're photographing protest marches, or doing 'street' work, look for a left handed grip. More secure hold if you get jostled, and if you keep the neck strap short you can kind of pull the camera...
Forum: Photography in general 8th June 2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 792
Posted By skellum
Why? 120 film is still 120 film. You will have...

Why?
120 film is still 120 film. You will have the ability to use movements, but not a huge gain for the additional size, weight, bulk, and slowness in use of a 5x4 camera. No increase in neg size,...
Forum: Introductions 2nd June 2020, 06:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 283
Posted By skellum
Welcome, MichaelJ. Just wait 'til you see your...

Welcome, MichaelJ.
Just wait 'til you see your first print from 120. 35mm is great fun to use, but 120 is a different story in terms of smoothness and tonality.
If you're thinking of some 'people...
Forum: Monochrome Film 1st June 2020, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 358
Posted By skellum
Josh, welcome to the forum. From memory new...

Josh, welcome to the forum.
From memory new members can't post images until they have made a minimum number of posts- might be 5??
Once you have earned the privilege you woud go to 'Gallery' at...
Forum: Photography in general 31st May 2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 314
Posted By skellum
In a small space 150mm on 645 will good for tight...

In a small space 150mm on 645 will good for tight head and shoulders, but might make it hard to just step back to include more of the subject.
On the rare occasions I've done portraits on 6x6 I...
Forum: Photography in general 25th May 2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,162
Posted By skellum
Svend, this forum has a serious educational role...

Svend, this forum has a serious educational role to play.

I strongly recommend posting the 'formula' in question.
Forum: Monochrome Film 24th May 2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By skellum
Nat, no idea where you'll find any hard science...

Nat, no idea where you'll find any hard science to answer this but I wouldn't.
Feels like there's a risk of producing condensation during the repeated freeze/ thaw cycles with a danger the emulsion...
Forum: Auctions of Interest 24th May 2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By skellum
It is rare. From the condition this clearly saw...

It is rare. From the condition this clearly saw heavy action in the trenches of The Somme. Now we know what all those vintage prints of Tommies hunkered down behind the barber wire were printed on....
Forum: Toning 22nd May 2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By skellum
Good Evening Marty. Having read your post...

Good Evening Marty.
Having read your post again, it seems you are following instructions which offer suggested times for toning. Is that correct?
I have used selenium, gold, and a couple of...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 22nd May 2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,057
Posted By skellum
My Mamiyas run the film bottom-to-top whilst my...

My Mamiyas run the film bottom-to-top whilst my folders run it side to side, so I have 6x6 negs in both orientations. I actually can't say I find any difference viewing them on the baseboard.
The...
Forum: Photography in general 19th May 2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By skellum
Good Morning Edmund. Is this a case of needing...

Good Morning Edmund.
Is this a case of needing just one copy of an item?
Is it Photo related- if so, then is it possible someone on the forum might actually have a spare for the asking?
...
Forum: Colour film 19th May 2020, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By skellum
Bob, Very sound advice.

Bob, Very sound advice.
Forum: Colour printing techniques 18th May 2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Posted By skellum
By coincidence someone over on the LF Forum has...

By coincidence someone over on the LF Forum has recently been looking for infrmation but his Tri-colour camera. A big old beast which uses beam splitters to direct light through filters to 3 separate...
Forum: Colour printing techniques 18th May 2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Posted By skellum
Hi Mike, Tricolour dates back to the early...

Hi Mike,
Tricolour dates back to the early days of photograpy.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergey_Prokudin-Gorsky


I suspect there must be a means to do this non-digitally, but it may come...
Forum: Darkroom 18th May 2020, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By skellum
Good Morning Albert. I've read your original...

Good Morning Albert.
I've read your original post a couple of times- do I understand that you don't yet have the enlarger?
If so, why the DeVere 203? What formats are you using, and hoping to use...
Forum: Colour printing techniques 17th May 2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,302
Posted By skellum
http://www.film-and-darkroom-user.org.uk/forum/gal...

http://www.film-and-darkroom-user.org.uk/forum/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/1645
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