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Forum: Manufactured brews 8th October 2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,678
Posted By richardw
I don't know if it is available from China but it...

I don't know if it is available from China but it is easily obtained from eBay.

richard
Forum: Manufactured brews 5th October 2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,678
Posted By richardw
Amidol richardw

Amidol

richardw
Forum: Darkroom 9th September 2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,214
Posted By richardw
Pre-soaking for 5 minutes in water at the...

Pre-soaking for 5 minutes in water at the processing temperature gives you chance to remove all airbells before processing starts. I now pre-soak all black and white films in this way and...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 16th August 2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,960
Posted By richardw
Don't get rid of anything! Each format has its...

Don't get rid of anything! Each format has its perfect niche... Well done on the successful contact prints.

:)
richard
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 14th August 2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,960
Posted By richardw
The Paterson Orbital is a very reliable, clean...

The Paterson Orbital is a very reliable, clean and versatile method of developing sheet film. It combines the best of tray processing with the convenience of daylight processing. To get the best...
Forum: Photography in general 28th July 2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,705
Posted By richardw
If using a tripod it's one exposure. Hand-held...

If using a tripod it's one exposure. Hand-held it can revert to spray and pray...
:D
richard
Forum: Monochrome Film 13th July 2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,528
Posted By richardw
Whatever you do use, be sure to pre-soak the film...

Whatever you do use, be sure to pre-soak the film in the tank for five minutes in tap water at the developing temperature before starting the development.

richard
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd July 2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,528
Posted By richardw
It's very good but ILFORD film is still the...

It's very good but ILFORD film is still the best... Especially if you want it to lie flat in the negative carrier...

;)

richard
Forum: Monochrome Film 19th May 2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,018
Posted By richardw
The "slight" variation makes a considerable...

The "slight" variation makes a considerable difference to the developer though. By using the Metabisulphite in his OBSIDIAN AQUA formulation, instead of the Sulphite, Jay DeFehr seems to have made...
Forum: Photography in general 8th May 2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,452
Posted By richardw
:D richard

:D
richard
Forum: Photography in general 8th May 2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,452
Posted By richardw
http://www.ilfordphoto.com/Webfiles/20107121258507...

http://www.ilfordphoto.com/Webfiles/2010712125850702.pdf

http://www.ilfordphoto.com/Webfiles/20106281054152313.pdf

http://www.ilfordphoto.com/Webfiles/201062894918374.pdf
...
Forum: Darkroom 22nd April 2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,344
Posted By richardw
http://www.pynprice.com/files/oferte/88/a/kodak-au...

http://www.pynprice.com/files/oferte/88/a/kodak-automatic-tray-siphon-print-533539.jpg

Makes any large tray into a perfect print washer. It syphons out the contaminated water at the bottom of the...
Forum: Photography in general 20th April 2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,145
Posted By richardw
In light of the BBC's current reporting of the...

In light of the BBC's current reporting of the run up to the election, can we even believe it?

:D
richard
Forum: Darkroom 20th April 2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,322
Posted By richardw
All excellent answers. Here's mine from when I...

All excellent answers. Here's mine from when I had no money to speak of...

If developing sheet film in trays, a cheap battery driven wall clock with a very loud tick every second is a great...
Forum: Colour film 8th April 2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,534
Posted By richardw
PORTRA 400 is very good especially if you may be...

PORTRA 400 is very good especially if you may be working without a tripod. EKTAR 100 has almost invisible grain and looks more saturated but used with a tripod on landscapes of subdued colours...
Forum: Photography in general 6th April 2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,800
Posted By richardw
Another vote for Google... :) richard

Another vote for Google...
:)
richard
Forum: Articles 4th April 2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,961
Posted By richardw
Thumbs up Another tip from another richard regarding folders

Another tip from another richard regarding folders:

Tripod mounting can be a pain as the hole for the tripod screw is often too shallow for the screw, which bottoms out before the camera is firmly...
Forum: Introductions 31st March 2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,006
Posted By richardw
Brilliant initiative! Welcome and well done on...

Brilliant initiative! Welcome and well done on the plan for the back of the garage!

richard
Forum: Monochrome Film 23rd February 2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,373
Posted By richardw
OBSIDIAN AQUA seems to work very well indeed with...

OBSIDIAN AQUA seems to work very well indeed with Delta 100.

Have a look at Steve Barnett's photographs on Flickr

https://www.flickr.com/search/?w=21163290@N05&q=OBsidian%20AQUA%20DELTA%20100
...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 22nd February 2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,667
Posted By richardw
Looks like you'll have to try it both with and...

Looks like you'll have to try it both with and without tripod support. I have to admit I like slower films in these cameras, such as ILFORD Pan F Plus...
...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 21st February 2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,667
Posted By richardw
Use them with a tripod as much as you can. The...

Use them with a tripod as much as you can. The difference in sharpness is dramatic. You get rid of camera shake and you can use smaller apertures.

richard
Forum: Members Announcements 20th February 2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,717
Posted By richardw
Have a good show. Sheffield has a photographic...

Have a good show. Sheffield has a photographic tradition to be proud of. The title of your show reminded me of Steve Barnett, one of the happy breed that used to be based in and around Sheffield's...
Forum: Manufactured brews 24th January 2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,177
Posted By richardw
You can reduce your costs even more if you...

You can reduce your costs even more if you actually buy chemicals to make your own developer rather than buying ready made products simply because they are cheaper than some other products.

This...
Forum: Photography in general 25th December 2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,473
Posted By richardw
It's a very forgiving film. I used to load up 8...

It's a very forgiving film. I used to load up 8 box cameras with it for The Untitled Gallery's children's workshops in the '80s. It was normal to get every frame perfectly printable using HC110...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 4th December 2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,617
Posted By richardw
Can anyone please give us an update on what...

Can anyone please give us an update on what non-multicontrast fibre based papers are available as new stock? Especially any silver chloride or chloro-bromide papers. Thank you.

richard
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