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Forum: Cameras - medium format 22nd November 2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Brock
Just re-read the article I posted about and it...

Just re-read the article I posted about and it WD40 I used.
Forum: Cameras - medium format 22nd November 2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Brock
It was a while ago I tackled it but I think it...

It was a while ago I tackled it but I think it was isopropyl alcohol I used. As Norm says, apply a solvent and give it some time. I don't remember the rangefinder arm being difficult to remove so I...
Forum: Photography in general 18th November 2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 425
Posted By Brock
Oooh....aaah, Cantona Sent from my iPhone...

Oooh....aaah, Cantona


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Forum: Photography in general 18th November 2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 425
Posted By Brock
Out of consideration for those German members of...

Out of consideration for those German members of FADU, itís probably worth pointing out that captured German soldiers were also used as slave/forced labour during and particularly after the war and...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 15th November 2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By Brock
I had a problem with an Ensign Autorange that you...

I had a problem with an Ensign Autorange that you can read about below. It might be of some help to you.

https://www.rangefinderforum.com/classics/forum/messages/2/27691.html?1378240457


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Forum: Monochrome Film 7th November 2020, 10:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 842
Posted By Brock
Hereís a chart that Firstcall had on their...

Hereís a chart that Firstcall had on their website a few years back. It might help in some way. Like Richard, I seem to remember that Firstcall Superfine was the same developer as Rollei RHS.

3890...
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd November 2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 842
Posted By Brock
Hi Adrian, Robert Vonk at Fotohuis in the...

Hi Adrian,
Robert Vonk at Fotohuis in the Netherlands would be able to answer all your questions. Heís a very helpful guy. Hereís his companyís contact page:...
Forum: News and Announcements 31st October 2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 472
Posted By Brock
I've never been a fan of sepia toning except...

I've never been a fan of sepia toning except where it's very subtle. I love the look that Michael Kenna and Bill Schwab get by lightly bleaching the highlights only and then toning. It warms up the...
Forum: Cameras - small format 15th October 2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By Brock
The R8 got the ďuglyflexĒ nickname as well,...

The R8 got the ďuglyflexĒ nickname as well, deservedly so. Mind you, I think a black SL2 looks great. Just a bit big for my liking.


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Forum: Cameras - small format 15th October 2020, 11:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By Brock
Canít help with your lens question, Michael, but...

Canít help with your lens question, Michael, but Iíd be interested in your opinion of the R6.2. I love 35mm SLRs and have used lots of different ones over the years. Iíve never tried an R6, though....
Forum: Help! 9th October 2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 878
Posted By Brock
For a bit of balance, Iíve been buying stuff...

For a bit of balance, Iíve been buying stuff online for donkeyís years and internet banking as well and have never had any bother. I was racking my brain but canít think of anyone I know who has been...
Forum: Monochrome Film 30th September 2020, 06:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,278
Posted By Brock
Sorry, Stocky. I didnít notice your location. No...

Sorry, Stocky. I didnít notice your location. No doubt prices will be different all over. Your point about DDXís strength is a good one. Iíve read that some people dilute it 1+6 quite happily and...
Forum: Monochrome Film 29th September 2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,278
Posted By Brock
I just checked on AG Photographicís site. Reusing...

I just checked on AG Photographicís site. Reusing the stock Microphen solution to do ten films or using it one-shot at 1+2 (also does ten films) works out at 68p per 35mm film. Using DDX at 1+4 works...
Forum: Monochrome Film 29th September 2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,278
Posted By Brock
Thatís not been a problem for me, Mike. So far! I...

Thatís not been a problem for me, Mike. So far! I always try to use up developer well within its use-by date. To be honest, I usually dump the dev after eight or nine films anyway to be on the safe...
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th September 2020, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,278
Posted By Brock
Yes, the +90% is a pain Mike. Some people claim...

Yes, the +90% is a pain Mike. Some people claim to keep to the original time with no ill effects although Iím not brave enough to try that. I havenít tried 1+3 either after reading a couple of...
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th September 2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,278
Posted By Brock
You can develop up to ten films in a litre of...

You can develop up to ten films in a litre of Microphen (with an additional 10% extra dev time per film) which makes it much better value.


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Forum: New products and offers 24th September 2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By Brock
Iíve used a fair amount of FD10 and itís an...

Iíve used a fair amount of FD10 and itís an excellent developer. It gave me the best results Iíve had with HP5. Itís even better with Delta 100. Richardís experience was many years ago and it could...
Forum: Photography in general 17th September 2020, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By Brock
Iím surprised the name ďNevilleĒ goes down well...

Iím surprised the name ďNevilleĒ goes down well anywhere! To the extent that Nevilles appear in films or popular fiction they never seem to be portrayed as heroic types. Up here in Scotchland,...
Forum: Photography in general 17th June 2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,407
Posted By Brock
An SWC would seem to be the solution to your...

An SWC would seem to be the solution to your problem.


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Forum: Photography in general 16th June 2020, 08:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 803
Posted By Brock
As an ex-newspaper reporter with 31 years...

As an ex-newspaper reporter with 31 years experience on a regional daily and rubbing shoulders with the national Press and TV, I thought Iíd just say that almost every person I worked beside was a...
Forum: Manufactured brews 3rd June 2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,416
Posted By Brock
Sorry to hear that. I was quoted above (by Keith...

Sorry to hear that. I was quoted above (by Keith Tapscott) saying what an excellent developer FD10 is and I stand by that. I had great results and no problems at all with it.

Iím using Microphen...
Forum: Darkroom 10th May 2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,305
Posted By Brock
Iíve had no problems with concertina bottles....

Iíve had no problems with concertina bottles. They seem airtight to me - at least they donít ďreboundĒ of their own accord. The chemicals stay fresh just like they should. The bottles I have use...
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th May 2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,016
Posted By Brock
If the FA isnít to your taste, I can recommend...

If the FA isnít to your taste, I can recommend the F90X. Theyíre cheap, very reliable and have an excellent matrix meter as well as spot metering (with the right lenses).


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Forum: Photography in general 19th April 2020, 09:15 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,809
Posted By Brock
Iíve been doing the same thing, John. Weíre in St...

Iíve been doing the same thing, John. Weíre in St Andrews and have been driving a few miles up the road to one of the golf courses to exercise the dogs or to the townís harbour for a hike of a few...
Forum: Photography in general 14th April 2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By Brock
You might still be able to tape the neg to the...

You might still be able to tape the neg to the glass instead of using the holder.
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