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Forum: Darkroom 15th January 2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 168
Posted By Bob
What's all this with people getting too-short...

What's all this with people getting too-short times? I am insanely jealous!
Forum: News and Announcements 15th January 2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By Bob
Translation: Not familiar with the film,...

Translation:

Not familiar with the film, but any film loss is a sad day :(
Forum: Photography in general 15th January 2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 146
Posted By Bob
The forum image viewing software does not let you...

The forum image viewing software does not let you blow an image up larger than the size of your screen.

The best option is probably to download the image (usually via the pop-up menu you get with...
Forum: Photography in general 13th January 2021, 04:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 198
Posted By Bob
I can see a number of questions: how do you know...

I can see a number of questions: how do you know how much to roll the film on by? How easy is it to get the film securely wound onto the take-up reel - will it start to slip once there are a few...
Forum: Photography in general 12th January 2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 160
Posted By Bob
I've changed the title, but don't know what the...

I've changed the title, but don't know what the date should be - 2020?

IIRC, you have 15 minutes to edit a post but I don't think you can edit a thread title without magic powers.

And Tim's...
Forum: Toning 11th January 2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 160
Posted By Bob
I know he says selenium, but I wonder... In...

I know he says selenium, but I wonder... In another photo (Sun Rising) he notes that he used Viradon so I'm wondering if he perhaps got confused and used it on Old Boat Shed too? I'm somewhat...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 11th January 2021, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 297
Posted By Bob
It's also probably going to need a more solid...

It's also probably going to need a more solid head. Until a year ago I used the somewhat industrial Manfrotto #168 ballhead that I have had for about 15 years with my 4x5's (tho it would probably do...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 9th January 2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,876
Posted By Bob
The lamp says UV-A which is less dangerous than...

The lamp says UV-A which is less dangerous than UV-B. UV-C is extremely dangerous and is used for sterilising medical equipment - do not go anywhere near a bare UVC lamp when it is on - not even for...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 9th January 2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,876
Posted By Bob
Really nice Ian - and congrats to your wife too -...

Really nice Ian - and congrats to your wife too - very cute designs!

Cyanotype is yet another of those things I keep meaning to try but keep putting off.
Forum: Photography in general 8th January 2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By Bob
I guess for me it would have to be Ansel Adams in...

I guess for me it would have to be Ansel Adams in the all-time-greats section and for living photographers, Michael Kenna. There are others of course, most of those mentioned in fact, but those two...
Forum: Print Exchanges 8th January 2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 169
Posted By Bob
Talking Thanks Tony!

Hi folks.

Just a quick note that Tony Marlow pointed out to me that he still had the "Print Exchange Manager" title against his posts after Mike Heller kindly took over that responsibility some...
Forum: Photography in general 8th January 2021, 03:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 416
Posted By Bob
My "favourite" was developing 4 or 5 rolls of 120...

My "favourite" was developing 4 or 5 rolls of 120 in a large Paterson tank and pouring out the stop and then without engaging the brain, unscrewing the top off and popping the tube in to start...
Forum: Darkroom 5th January 2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 459
Posted By Bob
I have changed the title to refer to MG5 ;)

I have changed the title to refer to MG5 ;)
Forum: Print Exchanges 4th January 2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,001
Posted By Bob
The January Gallery is now open for submissions.

The January Gallery is now open for submissions.
Forum: Alternate printing processes 3rd January 2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By Bob
Also, be aware that there are a lot of...

Also, be aware that there are a lot of "germicidal lamp" scams on ebay and amazon since covid - often they are just violet LEDs - not UV at all... I would be suspicious of high powered ones...
Forum: Print Exchanges 30th December 2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,001
Posted By Bob
Hi Mike - no, I don't work there any more. I will...

Hi Mike - no, I don't work there any more. I will PM you my home address.

Yeah :eek:... I think I'll stick to the more traditional methods of losing weight. Hope you have recovered now.

...
Forum: Print Exchanges 28th December 2020, 12:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,001
Posted By Bob
News Year's resolution to get into the darkroom...

News Year's resolution to get into the darkroom more (and lose some weight - but that's not entirely relevant here :)) so sign me up please Mike. You should have my home address already at number...
Forum: Introductions 28th December 2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 400
Posted By Bob
Welcome aboard Clive. Looks like you have...

Welcome aboard Clive.

Looks like you have bought yourself a nice Christmas present ;)

Hopefully we can all get out and about soon!

Have fun, Bob.
Forum: Print Exchanges 16th December 2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,136
Posted By Bob
That confused me - I changed one and suddenly the...

That confused me - I changed one and suddenly the other two changed too! I though the old brain had finally gone (I have been waiting...)! :)

Cheers, Bob.
Forum: Cameras - small format 15th December 2020, 07:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By Bob
From the way Ilford is marketing its films...

From the way Ilford is marketing its films (heavily using social media) I think the bulk of increased sales are into the sub-30's market. As Mike says, in addition to using good quality film from...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 14th December 2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 890
Posted By Bob
Similar to what I have seen when I've pulled...

Similar to what I have seen when I've pulled paper from the developer too soon - overall low contrast and mottled blacks/shadows. Try a longer time in the dev. Also try exposing and developing in...
Forum: Print Exchanges 5th December 2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,136
Posted By Bob
December's Gallery is now open for submissions :)

December's Gallery is now open for submissions :)
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 21st November 2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By Bob
When I want a precise(ish) mask I put a box or...

When I want a precise(ish) mask I put a box or boxes to make about 6"/150mm high on the baseboard and draw the outline on the back of a discarded test sheet resting on the box without changing the...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 21st November 2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 707
Posted By Bob
Film and paper manufacturers seem to be in a...

Film and paper manufacturers seem to be in a constant battle against chemicals becoming banned or unavailable due to lack of demand these days so I see no reason to suspect Harman/Ilford of lying...
Forum: Photography in general 21st November 2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By Bob
My initial reaction was a bit sceptical, but she...

My initial reaction was a bit sceptical, but she does seem to have garnered quite a bit of critical acclaim for her earlier directorial work so it would be interesting to see what she did with it. ...
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