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Forum: Art and aesthetics 14th May 2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,427
Posted By ashfaque
Smile I'm enjoying reading this thread. Woodworking and...

I'm enjoying reading this thread. Woodworking and making drones are quite exciting. Somehow, I think, I'm drawn towards things that explain how things work, and how far can you manually do it. My...
Forum: Art and aesthetics 13th May 2018, 08:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,427
Posted By ashfaque
Other hobbies

What other hobbies do you have?

Philately: My long-standing, somewhat dormant hobby - these days, I add only those stamps that I get through various posts. I still have all my stamps since I...
Forum: Top Tips 12th May 2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,825
Posted By ashfaque
Hi Michael, Largely it is the cost. Tetenal,...

Hi Michael,
Largely it is the cost. Tetenal, imo, is charging a huger mark-up. I can't justify the cost when I can get something cheaper like Butane.

Also, once I'm back to Dhaka, it'll be very...
Forum: Top Tips 12th May 2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,825
Posted By ashfaque
Thanks Bob. I'll get the Butane for the time...

Thanks Bob. I'll get the Butane for the time being. Since I'm here in UK only until Early October I'm keeping things very simple.

The chemical suppier (back home) also told me that argon is cheap,...
Forum: Top Tips 12th May 2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,825
Posted By ashfaque
Can I use this Butane gas?...

Can I use this Butane gas? https://www.amazon.co.uk/Newport-300ml-Purified-Butane-Impurities/dp/B00GMPC8IY
Forum: Chemical formulae 6th May 2018, 02:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,097
Posted By ashfaque
I found another source, just in case! :)...

I found another source, just in case! :) https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Potassium-dichromate-99-97-Analytical-Reagent-ACS-150-g-/323230671371
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 3rd May 2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By ashfaque
Thanks Richard. I just received a positive...

Thanks Richard.

I just received a positive response from Silverprint. They can get those for me in 2 working days upon order. Now thinking what else can I get from SP! :D
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 3rd May 2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By ashfaque
Hi Mike, You're correct. I just sent an email...

Hi Mike,
You're correct. I just sent an email to Silverprint, just in case they have those Secol items I'm looking for!. :)
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 3rd May 2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By ashfaque
This is the first time I've heard of beskidplus....

This is the first time I've heard of beskidplus. This is great. I just skimmed through page and I think this will do. Thank you very much, Nick! :)

I had a bad experience in around 2005-2006. I...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 3rd May 2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By ashfaque
Secol help

Hello Everyone,

It's been a while since I posted on FADU. I hope everyone is doing well. I'm in back in Nottingham for a year (since September).

Anyway, I need you help. I do not want to get...
Forum: Photography in general 17th August 2016, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,270
Posted By ashfaque
State of the Film Industry with Michael Bain (Ilford)

Whilst seeing the Emulsive post, I remembered about this - a somewhat long talk by Michael Bain (Ilford USA) on the state of the film industry (w. specific attention to Ilford)...
Forum: Top Tips 10th August 2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,768
Posted By ashfaque
If it is a meralic or plastic surface, I use...

If it is a meralic or plastic surface, I use isooropyl alcohol. I regularly bought mine from my local Jardines.

Bests,
Ashfaque
Forum: Cameras - small format 31st July 2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,012
Posted By ashfaque
Thanks Richard. I'll contact them if I can't find...

Thanks Richard. I'll contact them if I can't find it from the local Nikon distributor/dealer.
Forum: Cameras - small format 30th July 2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,012
Posted By ashfaque
Thanks Paddy. I bought a Marumi UV Haze filter...

Thanks Paddy. I bought a Marumi UV Haze filter last week from a local dealer. Although aluminium framed, it's quite nice. I noticed that I can get Marumi's DHG Circular polariser (both slim and...
Forum: Cameras - small format 30th July 2016, 03:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,012
Posted By ashfaque
I finally got my new toys just a day before Eid...

I finally got my new toys just a day before Eid (July 3/4). So far I'm very happy. Lovely camera and lens combo. I especially love the film advance lever and double exposure thingy on it, even though...
Forum: Cameras - small format 30th July 2016, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,790
Posted By ashfaque
Smile Good overview videos on Nikon bodies

Whilst 'Youtubing' (is there such a word?)I found Samsung9alaxy's videos on various Nikon bodies (F2, F3, F4, FM3A, FM2, etc.) quite informative, especially for a Nikon novice like me....
Forum: Manuals Discussion Forum 30th June 2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,956
Posted By ashfaque
This sucks. Sorry to hear that Alex. Just...

This sucks. Sorry to hear that Alex.

Just two general tips
(1) Please don't give out your card details to anyone for any trials. I think the only exception I made was when did a trial thingy...
Forum: Monochrome Film 27th June 2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,224
Posted By ashfaque
Mike you're correct with your comment on HRX,...

Mike you're correct with your comment on HRX, Acurol-N, and X-Tol. Please note that I haven't tried it X-Tol and Perceptol. My comment is largely based on few examples I've seen on Flickr. So take it...
Forum: Monochrome Film 27th June 2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,224
Posted By ashfaque
Forgot to mention: - this film is virtually...

Forgot to mention:
- this film is virtually grainless in 35mm, let alone in 120.
- Not that curly.
- Quite scratch resistant (as it's PET based). My old bulk loader was putting marks on my bulk...
Forum: Monochrome Film 27th June 2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,224
Posted By ashfaque
Hi Norm, Don't know about Ilford SFX, but it...

Hi Norm,

Don't know about Ilford SFX, but it certainly can produce excellent IR-like results - especially with deep red (~650 nm) and 715-720nm filters like Heliopan RG 715 (715nm) or Hoya R72...
Forum: Chemical formulae 22nd June 2016, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,753
Posted By ashfaque
Use a glass bottle

I don't know about Glycol + ID-11/D-76 combo. But you can extend the life of those dveleopers by using Butane gas (lighter fuel), which is quite cheap. Tetenal Protectan is the expensive...
Forum: Darkroom 20th June 2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,181
Posted By ashfaque
Norm: If you really want up the anti you could...

Norm: If you really want up the anti you could drop that old bottle to her door step. :P

My Mother-in-law is quite the opposite. Day before yesterday, I slipped whilst chasing some ducks in their...
Forum: Cameras - small format 20th June 2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,012
Posted By ashfaque
My DP-20 comment was largely based on the...

My DP-20 comment was largely based on the relatively cheaper bodies I saw on eb&5 and APUG listings. Perhaps I was too quick.


Re. Zoom lens sharpness: H. Nasse (from Zeiss) made a very positive...
Forum: Cameras - small format 20th June 2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,012
Posted By ashfaque
The person I bought from, who has good reputation...

The person I bought from, who has good reputation on RFF, said that the camera is operating as it should be and he was using it regularly. So it should be fine. :)

BTW, whilst doing my research, I...
Forum: Cameras - small format 19th June 2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,012
Posted By ashfaque
I ended up buying a Silver FM2n ($175) and a...

I ended up buying a Silver FM2n ($175) and a Nikkor 28mm f/2.8 Ai-S ($150) from an RFF member about two weeks ago. A family friend will bring those when she returns from NA. Perfect timing for my Eid...
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