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Forum: Darkroom 22nd February 2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By Brock
Well, thatís that mystery solved. Thanks to...

Well, thatís that mystery solved. Thanks to everyone. And, yes, Iíve taped over the colour filter wheels because I got fed-up of them shining in my face. Iíll take a look and see if I can fix the...
Forum: Darkroom 21st February 2021, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By Brock
Durst L1200 - whatís this bit for?

Can anyone say what the white switch arrowed below is meant to do? It seems to have no effect. I wondered if it might have been something to do with a neutral density filter but the CLS450 seems not...
Forum: Photography in general 11th December 2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By Brock
Because sheís worth it? Sent from my...

Because sheís worth it?


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Forum: Sale or Wanted 6th December 2020, 03:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,274
Posted By Brock
Good luck with the printing, Faraz. You have some...

Good luck with the printing, Faraz. You have some exceptional landscapes on your Flickr account and those that arenít as good as that are merely beautiful. The challenge will be getting your prints...
Forum: Cameras - small format 2nd December 2020, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,332
Posted By Brock
The 28mm f3.5 Zuiko is a fine lens. Itís on a par...

The 28mm f3.5 Zuiko is a fine lens. Itís on a par with the f2.8.
Hereís a page of Zuiko lens tests if anyone needs some bedtime reading.
http://zone-10.com/d1/node/148


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Forum: Monochrome Film 27th November 2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,151
Posted By Brock
Before you commit yourself, Norm, only fair to...

Before you commit yourself, Norm, only fair to point out that the dominoes can get riotous up here.


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Forum: Monochrome Film 27th November 2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,151
Posted By Brock
Iíll be your best man! Itís not as if youíll have...

Iíll be your best man! Itís not as if youíll have much of a choice. 👍🏻


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Forum: Photography in general 27th November 2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Brock
Iíd rather see a film about McCullin wandering...

Iíd rather see a film about McCullin wandering over the Somerset Levels with a Mamiya Press around his neck but I can appreciate it might not have widespread appeal. ☺️


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Forum: Darkroom 27th November 2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 68,385
Posted By Brock
Iíve been getting to grips with some Fomatone MG...

Iíve been getting to grips with some Fomatone MG 133 - the velvet surface. Itís quite close to the old Record Rapid 119 lustre which was my favourite surface. The pebbly grain on the surface of the...
Forum: Photography in general 27th November 2020, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 374
Posted By Brock
All good things come to an end. Itís a shock when...

All good things come to an end. Itís a shock when people who just always seem to have been ďthereĒ - even if ďthereĒ is only on a website or forum - depart. Very sad.


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Forum: Monochrome Film 27th November 2020, 10:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,151
Posted By Brock
Are you particularly worried, Mike, about the...

Are you particularly worried, Mike, about the supply of film beyond the point where youíve ceased to exist? 🤔


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Forum: Cameras - medium format 22nd November 2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
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, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
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, 12:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
Posted By Brock
Oooh....aaah, Cantona Sent from my iPhone...

Oooh....aaah, Cantona


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Forum: Photography in general 18th November 2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,024
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, 07:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
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, 09:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,831
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, 10:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,831
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, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,153
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: 1,454
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: 1,454
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: 1,969
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: 2,055
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: 2,055
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: 2,055
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...
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