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Forum: Colour film 29th June 2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 481
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I usually have no issues with C-41 development...

I usually have no issues with C-41 development but did just recently when processing some Ektar 4x5 sheets (chalk like deposits). I'm using Kodak Flexicolor developer, Champion bleach, Kodak fixer,...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 21st June 2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 456
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I may be missing a vital point, but unfortunately...

I may be missing a vital point, but unfortunately this seems to be almost a requirement for YouTube from what I've seen.
Forum: Darkroom 21st June 2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 216
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I use one of the smaller metal drying cabinets...

I use one of the smaller metal drying cabinets for my film, purchased used. It works fine but I've had trouble sourcing spare air filters.
Forum: Photography in general 4th June 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I have one of the 'OpTech Pro' straps that works...

I have one of the 'OpTech Pro' straps that works well.
Forum: Manufactured brews 17th May 2020, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 281
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Edmund, I've been using the Tetenal RA-4...

Edmund,

I've been using the Tetenal RA-4 developer and have found it works very well. The instructions need reading carefully however to prevent one working with a double strength solution by...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 11th May 2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,133
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Ffordes (http://www.ffordes.com) often has good...

Ffordes (http://www.ffordes.com) often has good realistic prices although always worth double checking.
Forum: Cameras - medium format 10th May 2020, 10:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,133
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Jane, I have two Bronica SQ-B cameras owned...

Jane,

I have two Bronica SQ-B cameras owned from new and have found they work well in general use. However, as these are a modular system I have run into trouble when changing lens / film...
Forum: Colour film 19th April 2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I was going to recommend the Fuji C-41 kit but...

I was going to recommend the Fuji C-41 kit but see it is out of stock.
Forum: New products and offers 1st April 2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 402
Posted By Tom Kershaw
This is what I'm starting to do with odds n' ends...

This is what I'm starting to do with odds n' ends of paper, the vast majority of which is still in excellent condition. It is amazing what one accumulates without thinking about it. I am a bit low on...
Forum: Photography in general 1st April 2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I was familiar with Jack Schofield from his...

I was familiar with Jack Schofield from his computing advice column from many years ago, although I must confess I didn't follow this more recently. I wonder what aspect(s) of photography he focused...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 26th March 2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Yes, that had slipped my mind. The company is:...

Yes, that had slipped my mind. The company is: http://www.linhofstudio.com
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 25th March 2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By Tom Kershaw
The lens was returned yesterday in fully...

The lens was returned yesterday in fully functional condition, excellent service and turn-around-time.

Tom
Forum: Sale or Wanted 10th March 2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I'm open to offers on the above items.

I'm open to offers on the above items.
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 10th March 2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I've been in communication with a service company...

I've been in communication with a service company and have agreed arrangements to attempt repair of the shutter.

As I got the lens for below market value, the repair if successful will give me a...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 10th March 2020, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Currently under investigation.

Currently under investigation.
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 10th March 2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By Tom Kershaw
1. On format note, I'm happy with 6x12 - although...

1. On format note, I'm happy with 6x12 - although I believe Ian Grant uses a 75mm f8 on 6x17. I should have made that clearer.

2. Yes, I can print up to 10"x8" film.
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 10th March 2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Hi, Yes. I had a good look around online...

Hi,

Yes. I had a good look around online last night about have pretty much come to the same conclusion.

Tom
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 9th March 2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Shutter for Super Angulon 75mm f/8?

Hello all,

I've just taken delivery of a Super Angulon 75mm f8 for intended eventual use on a 6x12 / 6x17 camera - e.g www.maleficwares.com . However the shutter is non-functional. My attempt at...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 4th March 2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Tom's spring clean - pt 2. De Vere 203 parts- negative carrier, 35mm mask, 6x6 mask.

These are left over from an enlarger I no longer have. Please see attached photos, all in used but serviceable condition. The 6x6 mask has a broken hinge as seen in the image.

35mm mask 35 inc UK...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 2nd March 2020, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Tom Kershaw
The 12585 H is currently unavailable - may be...

The 12585 H is currently unavailable - may be sold via commission through Ffordes along with some other items.

Tom
Forum: Auctions of Interest 29th February 2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By Tom Kershaw
De Vere 507 on eBay (Kent, UK)

Spotted this on eBay - no personal experience with the seller:
...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 25th February 2020, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Tom Kershaw
IT00Y now sold.

IT00Y now sold.
Forum: Sale or Wanted 25th February 2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Tom's spring clean - pt 1. Leica lens hoods - IT100Y and 12585H

I've just started to do a 'spring clean' of items that I'm not using or making full use of. First up:

IT100Y lens hood - hardly used condition although some dust from storage.
30 inc UK delivery...
Forum: Introductions 20th February 2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,538
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Would year 9 be safe in a darkroom? I did...

Would year 9 be safe in a darkroom? I did Photography A level, but that was at an FE college and they seemed to have some kind of budget because new equipment would appear periodically. Although I do...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 8th February 2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 223
Posted By Tom Kershaw
A well functioning enlarger will make printing...

A well functioning enlarger will make printing easier and less frustrating. Suggest De Vere or LPL etc. something reasonably well supported. I think Durst is now limited in terms of spares. What...
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