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Forum: Monochrome Film Today, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
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Posted By Richard Gould
Yes, I like the fomapan 200 and 400, and I have...

Yes, I like the fomapan 200 and 400, and I have always got lovely results with the, but since I tested and found that my French photo shop keeper was right 20 odd years ago I do find the negatives...
Forum: Monochrome Film Today, 06:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By Richard Gould
Uwe I have to disagree with you about 200 and 400...

Uwe I have to disagree with you about 200 and 400 in Rodinal, untill last year, for over 20 years, I only ever used Rodinal to develop Fomapan 200/400 in Rpdinal, and I still use Rodinal for 50% of...
Forum: Monochrome Film Yesterday, 06:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By Richard Gould
Not just me John, I think it is generally...

Not just me John, I think it is generally accepted that fomapan films do notreach box speed,other than when developed in microphen, which is the developer that Fomapan did their film speed test with,...
Forum: Darkroom 13th April 2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
Posted By Richard Gould
I jot down details that comes from my...

I jot down details that comes from my analyser/pro, grade, base dodge/burn, together with negative name and number, in a notebook
Richard
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th April 2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By Richard Gould
They should print well, maybe 1/2 to 1 grade...

They should print well, maybe 1/2 to 1 grade extra but I would expect some good prints, I aim for a grade 2 to 3 max, and reducing iso gives me that,
Richard
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th April 2021, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By Richard Gould
I would have developed the film at box speed for...

I would have developed the film at box speed for 10 or 11 minutes in id11 stock, over the years I have always found that Fomapan always needs that bit extra to get great negatives, for the 400 the...
Forum: Monochrome Film 10th April 2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By Richard Gould
If you used it at box speed then yes, it would be...

If you used it at box speed then yes, it would be a little softer, for instance I use fomapan 400 at 250 these days as I was finding the negatives a little soft, develop the 400 as normal,( 1d11...
Forum: Darkroom 6th April 2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 314
Posted By Richard Gould
It look like a early Patterson enlarger, possibly...

It look like a early Patterson enlarger, possibly from the 60's, and very many enlarger's from that period have just the 1 condenser, does your condenser a flat surface one side and convex the...
Forum: Darkroom 6th April 2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 314
Posted By Richard Gould
The convex lens is a condenser, which shpuld fit...

The convex lens is a condenser, which shpuld fit above the enlagging lens, between the bulb and the negative carrier, a lot of enlargers used for black and white enlargers use condenser's
Richard
Forum: Photography in general 3rd April 2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By Richard Gould
Way to expensive, I have 3, mone of the green...

Way to expensive, I have 3, mone of the green covered ones, with a Compur shutter, all 3 take the interchangeble lenses, all with the lens hood, and the most I paid was 60 for the werramatic...
Forum: Darkroom 30th March 2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By Richard Gould
Kodak HCA suggests a rinse after fixing for 1...

Kodak HCA suggests a rinse after fixing for 1 minute, then HCA for 3 minutes with constant agitation then wash for 20 minutes, I agitate for 4 minutes, then wash for 30 minutes, I prefer to err on...
Forum: Darkroom 29th March 2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By Richard Gould
The Meopta colour head uses it's own (meoptea)...

The Meopta colour head uses it's own (meoptea) values. Ilford puplish values for durst,kodak and meopta , and you will find the grades and filter settings on the leaflet packed with the paper, or...
Forum: Introductions 28th March 2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By Richard Gould
Hi Norman and welcome to Fadu Richard

Hi Norman and welcome to Fadu
Richard
Forum: Photography in general 24th March 2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 301
Posted By Richard Gould
For us in Jersey our lockdown started a week...

For us in Jersey our lockdown started a week later than you last year, on March tha 30th so we will be remembering next week, in last Spring we were also luckier than you in that for our daily walk...
Forum: Print Exchanges 24th March 2021, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 763
Posted By Richard Gould
Put me down for another round please Mike ...

Put me down for another round please Mike
Richard
Forum: Photography in general 22nd March 2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Richard Gould
I believe the big problem is that the UK...

I believe the big problem is that the UK Government has made a rule that people where ever the goods sent to the UK, be it from inside the EU or any else in the world, if the goods are valued at 135...
Forum: Manufactured brews 19th March 2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By Richard Gould
It is many years since I used Microphen, but I...

It is many years since I used Microphen, but I used the Ilford stock method and can't remember any problems, and in the last 18 months I have used ID11 a lot more than rodinal, using the Ilford stock...
Forum: Manufactured brews 19th March 2021, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By Richard Gould
Mike I have always used the stock method, 1st...

Mike
I have always used the stock method, 1st film as normal, then add 10,20,30,40,50,60,70,80,90% for each following film, that is % of normal time, so if, as in my case,8 minutes is the first...
Forum: Manufactured brews 18th March 2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 592
Posted By Richard Gould
I recently started using ID11 stock, which I...

I recently started using ID11 stock, which I like, and I also use Rodinal, I have used Microphen in the past, long past, and Microphen is a speed increasing developer, I used it to develop Tmax 100...
Forum: Darkroom 18th March 2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 211
Posted By Richard Gould
I can't help with taking apart the lens, but it...

I can't help with taking apart the lens, but it can be a problem getting rid of fungus, to be honest, with the price of used top class lenses being at almost peanuts level today it might be worth...
Forum: Print Exchanges 17th March 2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,158
Posted By Richard Gould
Thanks for the reply Bob, I seem to have got them...

Thanks for the reply Bob, I seem to have got them up now and cleared whatever was wrong, Durn computers
Richard
Forum: Darkroom 17th March 2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Richard Gould
I don't use homebrew developers these days,...

I don't use homebrew developers these days, getting the raw chemicals to Jersey is difficult with local regulations, but I do filter ID11, I use an old filter from a long gone filter coffee machine,...
Forum: Print Exchanges 17th March 2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,158
Posted By Richard Gould
It was waiting for me when I got home today, a...

It was waiting for me when I got home today, a print made from a LF pinhole camera, a quite lovely print, of a coastal scene with a wall with graffiti, I don't often see pinhole photographs and this...
Forum: Print Exchanges 16th March 2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,158
Posted By Richard Gould
Like Ian I seem to have made a mess of loading my...

Like Ian I seem to have made a mess of loading my prints into the gallery, I can't seem to get them where they should be, could a Mod take a look and delete this months prints, which seem to be stuck...
Forum: Print Exchanges 16th March 2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,158
Posted By Richard Gould
Thanks Mitch, not bad going for the post office,...

Thanks Mitch, not bad going for the post office, especially from over here, glad you liked them, I will post in the gallery
Richard
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