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Forum: Cameras - small format 15th August 2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks Tony. It looks like the cable type...

Thanks Tony. It looks like the cable type connection, however I have since disposed of the camera to someone who may be better placed to fix the problem. It was very annoying as the camera is...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 11th August 2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By alexmuir
I havenít seen the film, but if the projected...

I havenít seen the film, but if the projected pictures are B&W, they could actually be on
B&W reversal film as opposed to negatives. Otherwise, some simple editing would allow the effect of a...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 11th August 2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By alexmuir
Anything is possible in the movies! Alex ...

Anything is possible in the movies!
Alex


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Forum: Darkroom 8th August 2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By alexmuir
Out of interest, is the slot processor you are...

Out of interest, is the slot processor you are using one of the type where the slots sit at an angle? If so, I can imagine that it would be more difficult to agitate the prints, compared to the...
Forum: Darkroom 7th August 2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 332
Posted By alexmuir
It looks like it could be inadequate mixing of...

It looks like it could be inadequate mixing of developer, as Nat mentioned above. The other possibility is an issue with storage, perhaps heat, or moisture caused by changes in temperature?
Alex

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Forum: Cameras - small format 6th August 2022, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By alexmuir
Hi Tim. Some versions of the socket caps fit...

Hi Tim. Some versions of the socket caps fit various models. Some are screwed in, and others are push fitting. It might help if you could post a picture of the socket. I had to find a replacement for...
Forum: Cameras - small format 2nd August 2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By alexmuir
Nikon FE problem

I have a Nikon FE which is behaving strangely. It will give a meter reading at full aperture, but once you stop down, the needle in the viewfinder drops to the bottom of the screen. Iím guessing that...
Forum: Introductions 27th July 2022, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By alexmuir
It sounds from your original post that you are...

It sounds from your original post that you are talking about cine, or movie film. There are people who can clean and restore old film, and make digital copies for ease of viewing. There is also a...
Forum: Cameras - small format 27th July 2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By alexmuir
Iíve never owned the EM, but can appreciate the...

Iíve never owned the EM, but can appreciate the appeal of the small size of the camera. In the Autofocus years, Nikon made the F75, which is also very compact, and would be a good EM replacement if...
Forum: Introductions 26th July 2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By alexmuir
I think some photos would help, as itís difficult...

I think some photos would help, as itís difficult to know what exactly you have.
Alex


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Forum: Monochrome Film 25th July 2022, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 468
Posted By alexmuir
There was a website called Covington...

There was a website called
Covington Innovations
or something similar, which had a lot of useful information about HC110. I think the 6ml figure may have been mentioned there. The site is about...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 23rd July 2022, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By alexmuir
That sounds good, John. I hope the problem has...

That sounds good, John. I hope the problem has been sorted. I have really enjoyed using my Bronica cameras.
Alex


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Forum: Cameras - medium format 21st July 2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By alexmuir
I remember once putting a colour negative film in...

I remember once putting a colour negative film in a Lubitel 166, and film advance was very difficult. Bronicas, however, were used extensively for wedding photography, so I would think that colour...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 21st July 2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By alexmuir
The B&W film spacing is much better, but from...

The B&W film spacing is much better, but from your photo it looks like the spacing from around the halfway mark is not even. I had two SQ type cameras, and from recollection of using them with...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 20th July 2022, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By alexmuir
Yes. Iíll try to add an...

Yes. Iíll try to add an imagehttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220720/8e9a60d2da8d033c0855b08e6902f73a.jpg

I think you remove the front cell to convert to the longer focal length. I didnít have...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 20th July 2022, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks for all the replies and suggestions. I...

Thanks for all the replies and suggestions. I tried Reginaldís first suggestion of giving it a turn clockwise first, then anti-clockwise to unscrew. It came free first time. I then replaced the lens...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 20th July 2022, 07:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks Reginald! I will try your suggestions...

Thanks Reginald! I will try your suggestions later today.
Alex


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Forum: Cameras - Large Format 19th July 2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By alexmuir
Lens maintenance

I have a convertible Schneider 210mm lens which requires some internal cleaning. The problem is on the internal surface of the front element. Iím sure it will clean easily if I can get in at it. The...
Forum: Photography in general 12th July 2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By alexmuir
I havenít made any prints for a good few months,...

I havenít made any prints for a good few months, and I rarely use filters above grade 3, but I seem to remember that grades 4-5 require double the exposure.
Alex


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Forum: Photography in general 10th July 2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By alexmuir
Up, Iím sure. Some carriers have one sheet of...

Up, Iím sure. Some carriers have one sheet of glass, normally on top.
Alex


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Forum: Photography in general 10th July 2022, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By alexmuir
The OP is using large format film, and appears to...

The OP is using large format film, and appears to be deliberately choosing to use old paper, so I am assuming she knows what she is doing. I had a look at the enlarger on the KHB Photographix...
Forum: Photography in general 24th June 2022, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By alexmuir
There are some great photos here. I like the boys...

There are some great photos here. I like the boys in their flares, and the young woman with the white hat. Thanks Nick.
Alex


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Forum: Darkroom 22nd June 2022, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 458
Posted By alexmuir
If you have a suitable enlarger, it can sometimes...

If you have a suitable enlarger, it can sometimes produce better results using a longer than normal lens for enlarging a particular format. Iím sure Iíll be corrected if Iím wrong, but I believe you...
Forum: Photography in general 21st June 2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,465
Posted By alexmuir
Iíve just received my colour negative films back...

Iíve just received my colour negative films back from trips to Germany and Italy, mentioned above. The films are fine, with no obvious damage from the scanners. These films traveled from the UK, were...
Forum: Photography in general 18th June 2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,465
Posted By alexmuir
I donít know if international mail is routinely...

I donít know if international mail is routinely x-rayed. I would hope it is from a security point of view.
I have bought film from foreign suppliers and there hasnít been any issue with it being...
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