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Forum: Photography in general Today, 07:43 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By alexmuir
I finally managed to print one of my Moon...

I finally managed to print one of my Moon negatives.3790
Alex
Forum: Monochrome Film Today, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 73
Posted By alexmuir
I have used bulk film for some years, and never...

I have used bulk film for some years, and never stored it in the fridge. The reason I donít is that I like to be able to make a roll at short notice, as and when required. Ideally, cool storage is to...
Forum: Auctions of Interest Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 76
Posted By alexmuir
When I clicked on the link it also showed some...

When I clicked on the link it also showed some other items. The real antique Houghton Butcher easel looks great. The more interesting thing, though, was the range of LPL negative holders, including a...
Forum: Photography in general 21st May 2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 177
Posted By alexmuir
The Bronica SQ-a handgrip is quite a useful...

The Bronica SQ-a handgrip is quite a useful accessory, even with the waist level finder. I use one for out an about shooting. You can attach a tripod to it, or very quickly remove it, if you prefer,...
Forum: Photography in general 20th May 2020, 10:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,392
Posted By alexmuir
When I was a student, in the first part of the...

When I was a student, in the first part of the 80ís, I drank quite a bit of Tequila. At that time, you could generally get a hold of a bottle of Jose Cuervo silver (clear spirit) to make Margaritas....
Forum: Darkroom 20th May 2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 300
Posted By alexmuir
Iím sure this has been a carefully considered...

Iím sure this has been a carefully considered decision, but it occurs to me that, if you mainly do 35mm, and only need the option of some larger sizes in case you decide to do more medium format,...
Forum: Top Tips 20th May 2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,089
Posted By alexmuir
Yes. That is what I bought. The 5x5 ones will...

Yes. That is what I bought. The 5x5 ones will hold 3 film holders each.
Alex


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Forum: Top Tips 19th May 2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,089
Posted By alexmuir
I recently bought a couple of neoprene cases for...

I recently bought a couple of neoprene cases for film holders. They come from China via eBay. They have a fold over top, and come in various sizes. I think they will be good for protecting the...
Forum: Colour printing techniques 18th May 2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 716
Posted By alexmuir
I have a copy of Photographs for the Tzar which...

I have a copy of Photographs for the Tzar which includes the colour pictures Colin has mentioned. The book is very good. The artists story is also very interesting. The colour pictures bring the...
Forum: Darkroom 18th May 2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,320
Posted By alexmuir
The grain focusing device may need adjusted for...

The grain focusing device may need adjusted for your eyesight. The Paterson one has a screw on the side of the eyepiece. Loosen the screw, place the device on the illuminated baseboard and move the...
Forum: Colour printing techniques 18th May 2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 716
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks Dave. That sounds very interesting. I will...

Thanks Dave. That sounds very interesting. I will have a look at it today. I have plenty of time at the moment, so new ideas are always welcome.
Alex


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Forum: Photography in general 17th May 2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By alexmuir
Once again, thanks for posting this Nick. It...

Once again, thanks for posting this Nick. It reminded me of the early years of the Beatles as depicted in various films and documentaries.
Alex


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Forum: Colour film 17th May 2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By alexmuir
Hi Spencer. I just recognised the first location...

Hi Spencer. I just recognised the first location as Parliament Square, and then thought it must have a double elsewhere. Iíve never achieved good results with colour negative films, but I think home...
Forum: Colour printing techniques 17th May 2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 716
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks Frank! I must try it again. I was a bit...

Thanks Frank! I must try it again. I was a bit disappointed with the very straightforward outcome from the IR film, compared to previous ones I had tried. I was looking for a different sort of...
Forum: Colour printing techniques 17th May 2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 716
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks Colin! Alex Sent from my iPhone...

Thanks Colin!
Alex


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Forum: Colour printing techniques 17th May 2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 716
Posted By alexmuir
Iím not sure how to link an image from elsewhere...

Iím not sure how to link an image from elsewhere on the site, but if you view The Gallery and go to Print Exchange Gallery Round 53 July 2013, I posted a print entitled Loch Doon Castle. I used quite...
Forum: Photography in general 17th May 2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,392
Posted By alexmuir
Thatís a very trendy tipple these days, Mitch!...

Thatís a very trendy tipple these days, Mitch! Iím normally on Grappa, but ventured slightly off-piste and ordered a bottle of Galician Orujo last week. The jury is still out on that, but the Spanish...
Forum: Colour film 17th May 2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By alexmuir
There are a couple of other details which may...

There are a couple of other details which may help others answer your questions.
What lens/lenses were used?
Which film/films are we looking at?
Was the film past the expiry date?
As far as...
Forum: Colour film 17th May 2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By alexmuir
The first thing I noticed is that Edinburgh...

The first thing I noticed is that Edinburgh appears to have moved to the Peak District!
I think 1 and 2 look ok. 3 looks as if itís showing uneven development, and may also be over exposed. 4 looks...
Forum: Cameras - small format 13th May 2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 666
Posted By alexmuir
Great result! Alex Sent from my iPhone...

Great result!
Alex


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Forum: Cameras - small format 12th May 2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 666
Posted By alexmuir
Definitely worth a try. If I do something like...

Definitely worth a try. If I do something like this, I use my phone to make pictures of every stage of disassembly. It helps me remember what it all looked like before I got in about it. You can buy...
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th May 2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 666
Posted By alexmuir
I donít know of anyone who can do it cheaper, but...

I donít know of anyone who can do it cheaper, but the price of good film cameras like the FE2 has been rising. You would have trouble finding a good one in a shop now for less than that. It would be...
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th May 2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 666
Posted By alexmuir
Hi Paddy. think it was the only non-autofocus...

Hi Paddy. think it was the only non-autofocus Nikon with matrix metering, although the F601M may have matrix. I also wanted one, but couldnít afford it at the time. Only a small number of the...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 8th May 2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,696
Posted By alexmuir
Schneider, I think, made a couple of zooms for...

Schneider, I think, made a couple of zooms for the SQ series, although Iíve never seen any of them in the flesh. They were 75-150 and 140-280mm. They are labelled as Zenzanon Variogon, suggesting...
Forum: Photography in general 2nd May 2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks,again, for posting this Nick. Iíve been...

Thanks,again, for posting this Nick. Iíve been looking forward to it all day.
Alex


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