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Forum: New products and offers Today, 03:58 PM
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Posted By Mike O'Pray
The Imaging Warehouse - 2021 Flash Clearance Sale...

The Imaging Warehouse - 2021 Flash Clearance Sale - Call 01789 739200 to order now!

I am adding this bit because when I went to the website there is no mention of this flash clearance. So I assume...
Forum: New products and offers Today, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 28
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Permajet Clearance Sale

I regularly get e-mails from Permajet( Imaging Warehouse) and always about its inkjet stuff only However today I got notification of a clearance sale which had darkroom stuff in it including a very...
Forum: Monochrome Film Today, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Bill, I am sure that all three parts of that...

Bill, I am sure that all three parts of that advice are good but I do wonder if part two, namely the damp room may be the key part. In the last couple of weeks I developed a Tmax 400 that I...
Forum: Photography in general Yesterday, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks all I think we can conclude that it is...

Thanks all I think we can conclude that it is slightly heavier but I agree that at 5 grammes this is no more than a marginal advantage over the old stuff and the real improvement is in the new...
Forum: Photography in general Yesterday, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 119
Posted By Mike O'Pray
It sounds as if in 18 years you have yet to try a...

It sounds as if in 18 years you have yet to try a different llford paper at the same exposure to see if it's the same?

I haven't tried this myself either but my understanding is that the exposure...
Forum: Photography in general Yesterday, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Quite by chance I had a look at another video on...

Quite by chance I had a look at another video on the new Portfolio paper. This time by someone called Steve O'Nions and he said the same as Richard and actually stated the new weight. He said 255 as...
Forum: Photography in general Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 276
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Yes one film, one developer and one camera is...

Yes one film, one developer and one camera is excellent advice. It's the quickest way to "nail" good negs

Almost by definition most newcomers are in a much younger age group than most of us and...
Forum: Photography in general 20th January 2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks for the link Terry. That's him. I got it...

Thanks for the link Terry. That's him. I got it wrong Its Shootfilmlikeaboss not shootlikeaboss so sorry for that and apologies to him

I usually have a look at his videos. I like his open...
Forum: Photography in general 19th January 2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By Mike O'Pray
There is already a short YouTube video on this...

There is already a short YouTube video on this new Portfolio paper by a guy on the Isle of Wight. His videos are called Shootlikeaboss. Ilford clearly released the new paper to him in advance so he...
Forum: Photography in general 19th January 2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 439
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Ilford has made it clear that the other...

Ilford has made it clear that the other difference is that the postcard backing is no longer available but it will include a template on the pack for own printing. Not a major problem and anyway...
Forum: Introductions 18th January 2021, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 167
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Welcome Andy Even for those of us who might...

Welcome Andy Even for those of us who might prefer "castless":D pics I can think of some situations that an artistic cast might well be attractive

What I do recall is seeing a ring-around in a...
Forum: Photography in general 18th January 2021, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks PanFrank I had thought that references to...

Thanks PanFrank I had thought that references to workshops had to be darkroom courses but nice to have it confirmed

Mike
Forum: Photography in general 18th January 2021, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By Mike O'Pray
If anyone watches the second chat then what Lina...

If anyone watches the second chat then what Lina Bessonova has to say about her design of a new easel might be interesting but in the chat there was no more info than that about it unfortunately
...
Forum: Photography in general 17th January 2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 227
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I have just watched the first of the two and...

I have just watched the first of the two and thanks Pan Frank for the links. It is over an hour long so be prepared for a longish sit. It wasn't clear to me what the Jobo workshops consist of? Is...
Forum: News and Announcements 15th January 2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By Mike O'Pray
. we anticipate that we will be able to allocate...

. we anticipate that we will be able to allocate PRO 400H film through the end of 2021
Translation:
Quote:
buy it now 'cos it will be sold out worldwide by Monday...

Yes and mostly from the...
Forum: Photography in general 15th January 2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 243
Posted By Mike O'Pray
That works fine now Marty. Interesting article. ...

That works fine now Marty. Interesting article. I am not sure I have ever really visualised a scene on my head before taking the picture and I fear but don't know this to be the case for sure is...
Forum: Photography in general 15th January 2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 243
Posted By Mike O'Pray
How do I expand it enough to read it, Marty? I...

How do I expand it enough to read it, Marty? I tried my zoom setting and even at 150% it still wasn't legible

Thanks

Mike
Forum: News and Announcements 15th January 2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By Mike O'Pray
If there is a problem with the supply of the...

If there is a problem with the supply of the ingredients then it isn't crystal clear to me if this is temporary or permanent. If the latter and if C41 film seems to be getting harder to find and...
Forum: Darkroom 15th January 2021, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 526
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Good point John and in the grade 5+ area what you...

Good point John and in the grade 5+ area what you suggest was also on Uwe's list for Martin's need for this but it would seem logical that it should work in the opposite direction.

Mike
Forum: Darkroom 15th January 2021, 12:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 526
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Yes John in almost all cases except for...

Yes John in almost all cases except for "artistic" reasons the frequency of needing more than grade 3 does look to be very small

Nevertheless it is always interesting to know whether the change...
Forum: Darkroom 14th January 2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 526
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Terry. I had forgotten about your reply to...

Thanks Terry. I had forgotten about your reply to my earlier post to which you linked and yes so far it would look as if no-one else here has any experience of the necessary exposure increase from...
Forum: Darkroom 14th January 2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 526
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I feared this was probably the answer,John, so we...

I feared this was probably the answer,John, so we are back to our own devices and experience for the answer so if anyone has such experience to impart then please do

Thanks

Mike
Forum: Darkroom 14th January 2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 526
Posted By Mike O'Pray
This may be a cross purposes response from me but...

This may be a cross purposes response from me but where do I find the new filtration suggestions? Are these ones issued by Ilford? I had looked at the change in ISO speed in the old MGIV and the new...
Forum: Colour film 13th January 2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 405
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Can't keep production of colour film sufficient...

Can't keep production of colour film sufficient to meet demand, John?

This is certainly the reason bandied about by those who claim that this forms the evidence for a new dawn for film's revival...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 13th January 2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By Mike O'Pray
There has been a long discussion on another forum...

There has been a long discussion on another forum on this topic but in summary there would appear to be little or no likelihood of the any of the main film makers bringing it back due to the cost of...
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