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Forum: Photography in general 14th January 2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By Rob Archer
I've developed it in ID11 at 1+1 before IIRC I...

I've developed it in ID11 at 1+1 before IIRC I rated it at 1600 and developed it as if it were 3200. My notes say 12 mins at 20 degrees. I can't remember where I got the time from and I didn't write...
Forum: Photography in general 4th January 2022, 10:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 487
Posted By Rob Archer
This reminds me of a problem I had some years...

This reminds me of a problem I had some years ago, soon after I set up my darkroom. It's in the roof space of what was then a garage. I was constantly getting inconsistent prints. I eventually...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 30th December 2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,667
Posted By Rob Archer
And received today. I really like your treatment...

And received today. I really like your treatment of this negative - straight black and white (no toning, unlike mine) and quite high in contrast. It works well. Unfortunately it will be a couple of...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 19th December 2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,667
Posted By Rob Archer
I'm looking forward to seeing what you've done...

I'm looking forward to seeing what you've done Terry! I'll be printing yours early in the new year.
Forum: Colour film 17th December 2021, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By Rob Archer
Pushing slide film

I've recently rediscovered slide film. I was given a couple of rolls of Fuji Provia 100F for my birthday earlier this year and, after 20 years of shooting almost exclusively in b&w I had a go, mostly...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 13th December 2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,667
Posted By Rob Archer
I've now sent mine off and just received a very...

I've now sent mine off and just received a very interesting negative to get my teeth into (not literally!). I didn't take anything specific but used a neg I'd taken this autumn that is 'open to...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 24th November 2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 590
Posted By Rob Archer
It may well have been me, although it was a while...

It may well have been me, although it was a while ago. I usually use it at 1:5 nowadays as it does give a little more warmth and still gives full blacks with a 3 minute development time. I find it...
Forum: Photography in general 19th November 2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,693
Posted By Rob Archer
Which stations are they? I've spent many happy...

Which stations are they? I've spent many happy hours photographing Whitley Bay, Cullercoats and Tynemouth stations (even better when the market is on at Tynemouth!). I understand the concern about...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 28th October 2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,667
Posted By Rob Archer
Count me in!

Count me in!
Forum: Darkroom 28th October 2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By Rob Archer
Useful information as I've got several of these,...

Useful information as I've got several of these, all of which are getting bit unreliable and randomly stopping! I much prefer a mechanical clock as it's easier to see under the safelight when...
Forum: Meetings 25th October 2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 854
Posted By Rob Archer
Fenland meet up?

Would anyone be up for meeting up for a day somewhere in the Fens? I was thinking about Ely (easy to get to for those of us with, or without a car). Plenty to photograph (cathedral, riverside etc),...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 15th October 2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 47,756
Posted By Rob Archer
I'd be interested in this. I did this in another...

I'd be interested in this. I did this in another group many years ago and was lucky enough to get paired up the great Les MacLean. I learnt an awful lot in a short time!
Forum: Introductions 13th October 2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,313
Posted By Rob Archer
Hi Andrew. Welcome back! Maybe time to organise a...

Hi Andrew. Welcome back! Maybe time to organise a Flatlands meet up sometime?
Forum: Photography in general 4th August 2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By Rob Archer
Thanks for posting this. I'd never heard if him...

Thanks for posting this. I'd never heard if him (unsurprisingly). The images seem so 'alive (hence the title of the article. I love the one with the dog and the old lady with the owl. He certainly...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 24th July 2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By Rob Archer
I use an ancient Gossen Bisix 2 for nearly...

I use an ancient Gossen Bisix 2 for nearly everything and it's as accurate as a top-end Sekonic I borrowed from a friend, as well as pretty much all my in-camera meters (nearly all Olympus OM). It...
Forum: Members Announcements 24th July 2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By Rob Archer
Photo exhibition and print sale - North Norfolk

I'm holding a pop-up shop and exhibition at Deepdale Market, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk from Thursday 5th to Tuesday 10th August 10-4.

If you're in the area feel free to drop in for a chat!
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Forum: Cameras - small format 21st July 2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,292
Posted By Rob Archer
The OM2n is a brilliant camera! I have an OM1n,...

The OM2n is a brilliant camera! I have an OM1n, OM2 and OM2n and they are all superb but the OM2n is my go-to 35mm camera for just about anything. During lockdown and recovery from illness last year...
Forum: Print Exchanges 23rd May 2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,331
Posted By Rob Archer
Mine went in the post yesterday morning.

Mine went in the post yesterday morning.
Forum: Print Exchanges 21st May 2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,331
Posted By Rob Archer
And received yesterday. A bneautifully printed...

And received yesterday. A bneautifully printed still-life of a pair of pears! Thanks.
Forum: Monochrome Film 10th May 2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By Rob Archer
My understanding is that ID11 only increases in...

My understanding is that ID11 only increases in activity over the first couple of days after mixing. I don't profess to understand the chemistry but my experience (before I knew any better) was that...
Forum: Print Exchanges 28th April 2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,304
Posted By Rob Archer
Mine's in the post. Hope it makes it before the...

Mine's in the post. Hope it makes it before the end of the month!
Forum: Print Exchanges 26th April 2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,304
Posted By Rob Archer
And received this morning - a delightful sepia...

And received this morning - a delightful sepia toned print of a traditional shop front. Really lovely thanks!
Forum: Print Exchanges 24th April 2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,331
Posted By Rob Archer
Yes please Mike.

Yes please Mike.
Forum: Darkroom 3rd April 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 675
Posted By Rob Archer
I use Tetenal fixer test strips to check for...

I use Tetenal fixer test strips to check for fixer exhaustion but only use them if I've lost count of how many prints I've put through it. Personally, I err on the side of caution with fixer as I've...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 2nd April 2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 832
Posted By Rob Archer
I'll take number 2 if it's still available please.

I'll take number 2 if it's still available please.
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