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Forum: News and Announcements 17th November 2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,088
Posted By Kev M
I've spoke to them twice today. Perhaps it was...

I've spoke to them twice today. Perhaps it was just a blip (or the wazzocks at BT cut them off early).

Good luck with the move Matt, Be prepared to have a backup for you telephone system. We...
Forum: Auctions of Interest 31st May 2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,877
Posted By Kev M
Thanks chaps. Unfortunately it didn't sell...

Thanks chaps. Unfortunately it didn't sell though, perhaps I was too honest, I'd rather be that than a shite though;)
Forum: Auctions of Interest 27th May 2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,877
Posted By Kev M
Rodenstock Enlarger Lens

Afternoon all, happy friday.

Thought someone might be interested in an enlarger lens I've got going on ebay.
...
Forum: Photography in general 19th May 2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,591
Posted By Kev M
50:50 I suppose, although a Bronica SQ isn't the...

50:50 I suppose, although a Bronica SQ isn't the ideal camera for watersports I suppose.
Forum: Darkroom 9th May 2011, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,965
Posted By Kev M
Darkroom flooring

Picked some of this rubber flooring stuff up in Maplin today as it was on offer. Bargaintastic.

http://www.maplin.co.uk/interlocking-cushioned-floor-mats-217645
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 26th April 2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,243
Posted By Kev M
scraping B&W prints

In Robin Bell's Silver Footprint film you cansee him scraping away at a print with a scalpel and the part of the image is a woman's upper lip. Is this a way of lightening an area of a print or is he...
Forum: Monochrome Film 4th April 2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,520
Posted By Kev M
Fotospeed Chromium Intensifier

Seeing as I'm plagued by thin negatives I picked up some chromium intensifier as part of a 3for2 at Focus on Imaging this year. Has anyone used it before? What are your experiences/tips?
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 17th March 2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,352
Posted By Kev M
If I make a print at F4 at a given time and then...

If I make a print at F4 at a given time and then stop down to f22, then add 5 stops to my exposure time then I've found that in my limited experience I don't end up with two identical prints. Hence...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 16th March 2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,352
Posted By Kev M
Are print density and contrast not linked then? ...

Are print density and contrast not linked then?

If you agree that changes to print exposure by balancing aperture and time are non-linear then what says that film isn't the same?
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 14th March 2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,352
Posted By Kev M
I've read a similar thing in magazines where...

I've read a similar thing in magazines where people say they've changed the aperture/shutter (can't remember which they said) to alter the contrast (but altering the other to maintain the same...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 8th March 2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 893
Posted By Kev M
Bump.

Bump.
Forum: Darkroom 22nd February 2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,535
Posted By Kev M
I've not tried the pencil trick but I've...

I've not tried the pencil trick but I've definately noticed that trimming the corners of the leading edge helps as does inserting the end without the bit of tape that holds the film to the backing...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 22nd February 2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 893
Posted By Kev M
Bronica-S 500mm F8 - For Sale

Seeing as I haven't used it nearly as much as I thought I would and that I could probably use the money for other things I've decided to sell my Bronica-S 500mm F8.

I've not sold a lens before so...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 6th February 2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,991
Posted By Kev M
Bronica 500mm tripod collar

Does anyone know how to remove the tripod collar rom a Bronica 500mm lens? I've bemoved the base plate and the ball bearing, unscrewed the locking screw as much as possible (wont come out fully) and...
Forum: Photography in general 3rd February 2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,048
Posted By Kev M
Whatever the next person is willing to pay for...

Whatever the next person is willing to pay for it. Which depends how good it is;)
Forum: Photography in general 3rd February 2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,048
Posted By Kev M
That's a slightly different question though Mark....

That's a slightly different question though Mark.

The original statement is that a print is only as good as what someone is willing to pay for it.

If you give it away it doesn't make it...
Forum: Photography in general 2nd February 2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,048
Posted By Kev M
I think your lecturer has a point.

I think your lecturer has a point.
Forum: Photography in general 25th January 2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,274
Posted By Kev M
Same as Knikki. Makes an awesome weapon with...

Same as Knikki. Makes an awesome weapon with used with a prism but is pretty much pointless when used with a WLF.
Forum: New products and offers 10th January 2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,040
Posted By Kev M
Must have been a pricing error Larry, it's up to...

Must have been a pricing error Larry, it's up to £3.20 now.
Forum: Art and aesthetics 22nd December 2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,620
Posted By Kev M
I totally understand where you are coming from...

I totally understand where you are coming from with regards to the involvement required in producing a wet print, I too would rather work in the darkroom than spend any more time in front of a...
Forum: Art and aesthetics 21st December 2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,620
Posted By Kev M
So record photography such as...

So record photography such as landscapes/sports/wildlife (not the tame stuff) has more integrity than fashion/portraiture (posed not candids)/still life/macro?
Forum: Art and aesthetics 21st December 2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,620
Posted By Kev M
Anyone who thinks photoshop is easy is sorely...

Anyone who thinks photoshop is easy is sorely mistaken. Simple or bad photoshopping is just as easy as bad darkroom work. The difference is that the former is more prevelant and easily shared so...
Forum: Art and aesthetics 21st December 2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,620
Posted By Kev M
You're not really comparing apples with apples...

You're not really comparing apples with apples there though Clive. One is a record shot where the photographer has little control over their subject and the other is pretty much the complete...
Forum: Introductions 30th November 2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,803
Posted By Kev M
Haha, my mistake. I'd assumed that Jerez de la...

Haha, my mistake. I'd assumed that Jerez de la Frontera was part of the region of Jaen and didn't bother to google it. That'll teach me!
Forum: Feedback and forum matters 30th November 2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,551
Posted By Kev M
1. Yes. There has been a lot of elitism...

1. Yes. There has been a lot of elitism expressed in this thread, a lot of judgements cast on people who use such social networking sites which I find quite depressing. I'm sure you all hate the...
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