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Forum: Photography in general Today, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By GoodOldNorm
Happy days!

Gossen eyecup and a lens cover received today free of charge, thank you Gossen
Forum: Photography in general 27th October 2020, 11:30 AM
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Views: 129
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I agree, I find it tiresome nowadays that people...

I agree, I find it tiresome nowadays that people are constantly trying to deceive me or rip me off!
Forum: Photography in general 27th October 2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Thumbs up Gossen, get a big thumbs up from me!

Drove 12 miles to Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire to photograph the famous Lime Tree Avenue. Driving to Clumber was beautiful, crisp sunlight all the way.Two miles away from the park the clouds...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 20th October 2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 377
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Using ev numbers just makes the math more easy to...

Using ev numbers just makes the math more easy to calculate when spot metering a scene. Ex. Shadow reading ev 6 highlight reading ev 11. Therefore 11-6 = 5 stops difference. On hasselblad lenses you...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 19th October 2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 377
Posted By GoodOldNorm
How many here use ev numbers when spot metering a scene?

How many here use ev numbers to calculate the subject brightness range of a scene when using a spot meter? Any tips references to apps or charts welcome.
Forum: Colour film 19th October 2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I know that the article may not be for everyone,...

I know that the article may not be for everyone, I posted it because I believe it may be of interest to someone just
starting to develop colour negative film. It may be useful for them to know what...
Forum: Colour film 18th October 2020, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Olympus tech c41 processing

Thought this may be of interest to anyone doing C41

https://www.olympus-lifescience.com/en/microscope-resource/primer/photomicrography/colornegprocerrors/
Forum: Cameras - small format 17th October 2020, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Wink Can't go wrong with an F4, built like a tank. The...

Can't go wrong with an F4, built like a tank. The Nikon F4 must have the widest range of lenses/accessories to fit it than any other camera ever made. Rock solid intuitive controls and a plethora of...
Forum: Books 17th October 2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Bit cheaper here...

Bit cheaper here https://beyondwords.co.uk/making-a-photographer-the-early-work-of-ansel-adams
Forum: Books 17th October 2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 196
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Ansel Adams The Early Years

Anyone read this is it worth putting on my xmas list?

https://beyondwords.co.uk/making-a-photographer-the-early-work-of-ansel-adams
Forum: Cameras - medium format 16th October 2020, 04:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 585
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Horses hoofs glue should do it see poem ...

Horses hoofs glue should do it see poem

http://www.jrbooker.ukpoets.net/html/mi_dad_s_gorra_telly.html
Forum: Photography in general 8th October 2020, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I watched half the Berlin at night episode, got...

I watched half the Berlin at night episode, got bored and put the football on halfway through. I don't know of any photographers that go to photograph a city at its best or worst when nothing is...
Forum: Monochrome Film 6th October 2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 974
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Two years on, has anyone used Adox cms 20 11 ?...

Two years on, has anyone used Adox cms 20 11 ? Thoughts and advice please.
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 3rd October 2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I have used up to 15ml of a 1% solution of benzo....

I have used up to 15ml of a 1% solution of benzo. Per 1ltr of print dev. added to my print developer. Adding more benzo than that amount will do nothing for paper that is heavily fogged by ageing....
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 3rd October 2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I have used up to 15ml of a 1% solution of benzo....

I have used up to 15ml of a 1% solution of benzo. Added to my print developer. Adding more benzo than that amount will do nothing for paper that is heavily fogged by ageing. Compare a print made on...
Forum: Cameras - small format 8th September 2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 607
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Cokin made a hinged L shaped bracket for compact...

Cokin made a hinged L shaped bracket for compact cameras they sometimes come up on Ebay. A bit of a compromise but if you have cokin A filters it would work....
Forum: Cameras - medium format 28th August 2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,607
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Smile Terry I believe the frame counter can be...

Terry

I believe the frame counter can be easily set to whatever figure you like or disengaged altogether. I will just keep using mine until it is beyond economical to repair. I just love the...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 28th August 2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,607
Posted By GoodOldNorm
The new ribbon cable is thinner than the Fuji...

The new ribbon cable is thinner than the Fuji original, the replacement should have more room to move where it threads through the back door hinge, only time will tell! I am careful when I open the...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 28th August 2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,607
Posted By GoodOldNorm
My DIY repair lasted almost 2 years then the...

My DIY repair lasted almost 2 years then the digits on the Led screen started to disappear again. I sent my camera to Fototech in Warsaw. From posting to receiving the camera back in good working...
Forum: Colour film 18th August 2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 500
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Expired film how to

https://silvergrainclassics.com/en/2020/08/how-to-shooting-expired-film/
Forum: Cameras - medium format 9th August 2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,607
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Thats good to know Bob, thank you for posting....

Thats good to know Bob, thank you for posting. 205 is not too bad considering the cost of replacing the camera. If a camera was sent to Poland for repair would you get collared for import duty and...
Forum: Camera Manuals 12th July 2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,019
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Pacific Rim Camera Resource

https://www.pacificrimcamera.com/rl/rlrindex.htm
Forum: Cameras - medium format 20th June 2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Ta, for that I have never seen a SL66SE film back...

Ta, for that I have never seen a SL66SE film back I was regurgitating rubbish I have read on the internet.
Forum: News and Announcements 19th June 2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,098
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Wishing you a speedy and successful recovery, not...

Wishing you a speedy and successful recovery, not sure about 6 weeks to recover. My brother had a hernia operation, thought he was OK after 6 weeks, ripped it wide open doing the garden. Take care...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 19th June 2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Yes, the sl66e film back is different to the sl66...

Yes, the sl66e film back is different to the sl66 back, the SL66E back has no film start detecting mechanism and it has a film winding crank not a knob.
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