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Forum: Darkroom 27th June 2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 367
Posted By MikeHeller
Well, go for it. Don't overthink it. Mike

Well, go for it. Don't overthink it.

Mike
Forum: Darkroom 27th June 2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 367
Posted By MikeHeller
That all sounds jolly compllcated to a bear with...

That all sounds jolly compllcated to a bear with a small brain like me. Just do a test strip at, say Gr 2 and develop it as recommended by the developer`s manufacturer recommendation. When the...
Forum: Print Exchanges 27th June 2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By MikeHeller
I wish. I was hale and hearty then!!! Mike

I wish. I was hale and hearty then!!!

Mike
Forum: Print Exchanges 27th June 2020, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By MikeHeller
Print Exchange July 2010

I an sorry but as I am still stuck in hospital and so will not be organising a print exchange for July.

Review again at the end of July by which time I should have escaped and matters re Covid...
Forum: Photography in general 16th June 2020, 03:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 389
Posted By MikeHeller
You cannot trust anything in the 'publc domain'...

You cannot trust anything in the 'publc domain' nor ever could. There is always someone's agenda involved.

My mum worked for Family Planning Assoc. on Merseyside in 60's and 70's. When the queen...
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th June 2020, 08:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,485
Posted By MikeHeller
I have been loading bulk loading film for 50+...

I have been loading bulk loading film for 50+ years. I first made a loader that had to be used in the D/R. Currently I use an AP Loader. This is he same as those marketed under several different...
Forum: Darkroom 7th June 2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 359
Posted By MikeHeller
I think I will stlck with my Nova Toaster. ...

I think I will stlck with my Nova Toaster.

Mike
Forum: Darkroom 7th June 2020, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 359
Posted By MikeHeller
Now there's food for thought. Good for prints up...

Now there's food for thought. Good for prints up to 12 x 16 ins???

What volume of chemical per print?
Single shot?

Mike
Forum: Photography in general 4th June 2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By MikeHeller
Perhaps I have a future as a fashionista as well...

Perhaps I have a future as a fashionista as well ......NOT.

Mike
Forum: Photography in general 3rd June 2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By MikeHeller
Peak Design stuff are the bees knees, if...

Peak Design stuff are the bees knees, if expensive.

Mike
Forum: Print Exchanges 29th May 2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 517
Posted By MikeHeller
Print Exchange June 2020 of

I am afraid I am unable to organise a print exchange for next month as I am in hosp. and have been for past week. 1m of small colon dead. Tried to post yesterday but it disappeared.

Review end...
Forum: Photography in general 21st May 2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,239
Posted By MikeHeller
Guilty as charged. I spent a good day down in...

Guilty as charged. I spent a good day down in Mike Crawford's very spacious (compared to mine) darkroom which resulted in the article in Black & White Photography just before the main rush away to...
Forum: Photography in general 20th May 2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,239
Posted By MikeHeller
I never knew what a Margarita was until this...

I never knew what a Margarita was until this thread. You learn more than things about film and darkroom work on this forum!!! But I think I will stick to developer and fix.

Mike
Forum: Photography in general 17th May 2020, 01:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,014
Posted By MikeHeller
The aperture on the mirror lens is fixed at f8...

The aperture on the mirror lens is fixed at f8 and so not much choice. Use of the x2 converter increases the exposure necessary a bit: covered by bracketing.

Mike
Forum: Monochrome Film 17th May 2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By MikeHeller
Ilford Rapid Fix??? I have found out that the...

Ilford Rapid Fix???
I have found out that the only advantage of Hypam is that you can use hardener with it but not with Rapid Fix. Beyond that I do not know what the difference is and permits even...
Forum: Photography in general 16th May 2020, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By MikeHeller
I am just not sure about the colourisation of old...

I am just not sure about the colourisation of old photographs. It certainly makes them very arresting at first sight. The Guardian report is much better than that in the Daily Mail. I think I...
Forum: Photography in general 16th May 2020, 10:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,239
Posted By MikeHeller
It didn't manage to attach the scans of the...

It didn't manage to attach the scans of the prints. I think I forgot to click on 'Attach'....Doh! Here they are, I hope.

Mike
Forum: Photography in general 16th May 2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,239
Posted By MikeHeller
I finally got into my D/R over the last couple of...

I finally got into my D/R over the last couple of days as there has been a very cold wind here that discourages going out.

The first two were taken with my Leica M6 and 9cm lens on or from the...
Forum: Photography in general 16th May 2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,014
Posted By MikeHeller
I finally managed to get into my darkroom and...

I finally managed to get into my darkroom and have printed one of my super moon pictures.

Most of the film was fogged because the catch of the back of the camera was or became unclipped.
...
Forum: Monochrome Film 10th May 2020, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 666
Posted By MikeHeller
I had problems with white precipitate in ilford...

I had problems with white precipitate in ilford fixer which was the subject of a thread some time back.
...
Forum: Photography in general 7th May 2020, 04:13 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,596
Posted By MikeHeller
I do not know which I prefer. I like the...

I do not know which I prefer. I like the increased contrast of Terry S's but some of subtlety and the surface patterns in CambsIan's is lost. They are different interpretations: IMO both perfectly...
Forum: Art and aesthetics 7th May 2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,617
Posted By MikeHeller
I absolutely agree. On the wall, photographic...

I absolutely agree. On the wall, photographic prints, however much I may like or rate them, eventually become part of the furniture and become invisible unless regularly changed. Hence I have no...
Forum: Filters 7th May 2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,010
Posted By MikeHeller
Does the same apply to lenses in either direction...

Does the same apply to lenses in either direction although the mounts can be different making the decision more difficult?

Mike
Forum: Photography in general 7th May 2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,596
Posted By MikeHeller
When I took up MF I ended up with 6x6 but I found...

When I took up MF I ended up with 6x6 but I found that my view on the world was rectangular and the 6x6 had too much at the bottom or foreground. I do not have the imagination to cope with the...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 7th May 2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By MikeHeller
I was tempted the Rollei medium format cameras...

I was tempted the Rollei medium format cameras when I decided I wanted to try MF. I was particularly attracted by the MF and 35mm back capability.

This was just after my wife had died - had I got...
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