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Forum: Print Exchanges Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,154
Posted By B&W Neil
Thank you, Terry. The purpose of the fence...

Thank you, Terry.

The purpose of the fence extending into the water is to prevent live stock
swimming / wading around the fence to feed off the adjacent pasture.

Clever stuff!

Neil.
Forum: Print Exchanges 17th August 2022, 12:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 668
Posted By B&W Neil
Print away ....

My print (r144) was posted today.


Neil.
Forum: Print Exchanges 10th August 2022, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 668
Posted By B&W Neil
Apologies evereyone - here's a correction. ...

Apologies evereyone - here's a correction.

Many thanks to UWE for the lovely prints :slap:


I have adjusted the post to read correctly.


Neil
Forum: Print Exchanges 8th August 2022, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 668
Posted By B&W Neil
I have been spoiled this month with two lovely...

I have been spoiled this month with two lovely prints from Martin Howard - many thanks Martin.

One was a delightful lith print featuring the top half of an Angel set in a very interesting arch...
Forum: Photography in general 3rd August 2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,049
Posted By B&W Neil
Old / slightly exposed paper can often be used...

Old / slightly exposed paper can often be used with Lumens. If you've not tried them give it a go - great fun fun out in the sun with a bottle wine making Lumens :-)

Neil.
Forum: Print Exchanges 30th July 2022, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 668
Posted By B&W Neil
Mike, Please include me for R 144 - many...

Mike,

Please include me for R 144 - many thanks,


Neil.
Forum: Monochrome Film 29th July 2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By B&W Neil
With HC110 I've found using it as a one-shot dev...

With HC110 I've found using it as a one-shot dev works best for me and provides good negs guanteed every time - 35mm / 120 developed in tanks and 5x4 in trays (6ml concentrate per film). The various...
Forum: Cameras - small format 27th July 2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By B&W Neil
OK, that's good - hopefully someone here can...

OK, that's good - hopefully someone here can help.

Neil.
Forum: Cameras - small format 26th July 2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By B&W Neil
You could try cleaning the lens to camera...

You could try cleaning the lens to camera contacts. And anay other contacts you can give a clean without stripping the camera down.

Neil
Forum: Photography in general 25th July 2022, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By B&W Neil
What a great idea - I wish them much success. ...

What a great idea - I wish them much success.

Neil.
Forum: Monochrome Film 25th July 2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By B&W Neil
The best place to start with any film / dev...

The best place to start with any film / dev combination is the film / developer maker's recommendation and if indeed needed modify from there.

Neil.
Forum: Monochrome Film 25th July 2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By B&W Neil
It has just come back to me re the ref to the...

It has just come back to me re the ref to the minimum amount of HC110 required for each film. I am sure I read it in 'The Film Developing Cookbook' - by: Stephen G. Anchel - Bill Troop.

When I...
Forum: Monochrome Film 25th July 2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By B&W Neil
IIRC - For HC110 the minimum amount of stock...

IIRC - For HC110 the minimum amount of stock solution (syrup) required for each film is 6ml. I read this somewhere many years ago and it's what I've always kept to with nerarly 40 years of use now....
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 20th July 2022, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By B&W Neil
Rubber Matt

The rubber matt idea certainly works but finding a suitable matt can be hard. I ended up cutting a section out of an old rubber wellington boot. Used boot lining side down on a work surface with the...
Forum: Print Exchanges 15th July 2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,154
Posted By B&W Neil
My print was posted yesterday. Neil.

My print was posted yesterday.

Neil.
Forum: Print Exchanges 13th July 2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,154
Posted By B&W Neil
Two very nice prints from BuzzNL (Sebastiaan)...

Two very nice prints from BuzzNL (Sebastiaan) arrived yesterday - one a lith print and the other a regular mono print. And very nice they are too - I congratulate Sebastiaan on obtaining such a good...
Forum: Photography in general 9th July 2022, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By B&W Neil
Margaret, I can't see the prints you refer...

Margaret,

I can't see the prints you refer to - can you re post?

Heat popping the neg can be a problem but usually only with long exposures. Also Agfa paper has been gone for a long while now...
Forum: Cameras - Pinhole 7th July 2022, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,104
Posted By B&W Neil
I must admit I am a big fan of pinhole cameras /...

I must admit I am a big fan of pinhole cameras / photography and I have been using pinhole cameras now for many years.

I have never made one, but I have thought of doing so. However, I do have a...
Forum: Cameras - Pinhole 5th July 2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,104
Posted By B&W Neil
Fair enough, Mike. Neil.

Fair enough, Mike.

Neil.
Forum: Cameras - Pinhole 4th July 2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,104
Posted By B&W Neil
MIke, The P/H camera's extreme DOF can be...

MIke,

The P/H camera's extreme DOF can be very creative. Especially up close to an interesting subject.

Neil.
Forum: Print Exchanges 27th June 2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,154
Posted By B&W Neil
Thanks Mike - I shall look forward to having a go...

Thanks Mike - I shall look forward to having a go again.

NEil.
Forum: Darkroom 22nd June 2022, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By B&W Neil
I have been using an EL-NIKKOR 105mm 5.6 lens...

I have been using an EL-NIKKOR 105mm 5.6 lens for my 6x9 negs for quite a few years now without any issues / concerns at all. In fact most of my enlarging lensres are EL-Nikkors.

If you are...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 17th June 2022, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 698
Posted By B&W Neil
A way around having to hand hold is to uprate...

A way around having to hand hold is to uprate your film. HP5+ pushes nicely to 800 ISO and beyond with only a slight loss in quality. And if you are making say 10x8 prints you would hardly notice the...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 17th June 2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 698
Posted By B&W Neil
A good choice John - Bronis are lovely cameras...

A good choice John - Bronis are lovely cameras and a joy to use. I've used them a lot in the past but sadly not now. I enjoyed your Beamish negs too and they should make some very nice prints.
...
Forum: Monochrome Film 15th June 2022, 05:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,180
Posted By B&W Neil
Alan, Yes, I have Larry's book and a very...

Alan,

Yes, I have Larry's book and a very good book it is too - you can never have enough books.

I use fstop mostly but not always. I is a good way of working though but no good for Bromoils...
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