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Forum: Darkroom Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Good idea, my son has one of these but the white...

Good idea, my son has one of these but the white plastic has a textured diamond pattern on it which shows through the negatives. Is the plastic on your panel flat and smooth?
Forum: Darkroom Yesterday, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 77
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Led negative viewer / light box, anyone made one?

I am thinking of making a 240v mains LED light negative viewer from a square flat led ceiling light. Has anyone made one? Construction, power (wattage and colour of light) and source of parts most...
Forum: Photography in general 25th January 2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I have some really rubbish no name c41 colour...

I have some really rubbish no name c41 colour film that is well expired, I can send you a couple of rolls if you like. If you develop it in b&w chemicals you should get enough of an image to see the...
Forum: Monochrome Film 25th January 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,366
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Rob, make sure you have good waterproof boots on...

Rob, make sure you have good waterproof boots on it gets quite muddy/boggy up there, flask and sandwiches also essential.
There used to be a good fish n chip shop in Glossop, don't know if it is...
Forum: Monochrome Film 25th January 2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,366
Posted By GoodOldNorm
The nearest you could get is to go and photograph...

The nearest you could get is to go and photograph the plane wreck of the RB29A Super Fortress that crashed on Bleaklow. The plane was named Over Exposed, it was used to photograph atomic bombs...
Forum: News and Announcements 25th January 2021, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 298
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Hang in there Ian, hope you have got the...

Hang in there Ian, hope you have got the emergency services on speed dial. My wife has had a series of mini strokes, the most important thing is to get the patient to hospital as soon as possibe and...
Forum: Photography in general 21st January 2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 418
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Unnecessarily difficult photography

IMHO many photographers new to film photography are making their photography unnecessarily difficult for themselves. They jump around using different films, developers, cameras, papers etc. before...
Forum: Introductions 20th January 2021, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 240
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Welcome, "nowt wrong wi a trundle on a classic...

Welcome, "nowt wrong wi a trundle on a classic bike wi a lovely old camera in ya Belstaff jacket pocket".:)
Forum: Colour film 14th January 2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Can't answer that but I am pleased that I bought...

Can't answer that but I am pleased that I bought a fair amount of Agfa 200 from Poundland.
Forum: Photography in general 14th January 2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 422
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Yes, thats the way I would do it, I would just...

Yes, thats the way I would do it, I would just cut my new film leader off square and tape it to the film stubb on a used 35mm film cassette. You may have to make a custom negative holder for your...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 7th January 2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,142
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Yes, I have never seen one of those before. It is...

Yes, I have never seen one of those before. It is tempting but I have no space for it and with lockdown it is not something I could justify buying.
Forum: Sale or Wanted 6th January 2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,142
Posted By GoodOldNorm
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Prefect-5x4-Enlarger/26...

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Prefect-5x4-Enlarger/265001133270?_trkparms=aid=111001&algo=REC.SEED&ao=1&asc=20160908131621&meid=9f523d2835e44515801434e2687a83be&pid=100678&rk=1&rkt=15&mehot=none&sd=26500...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 6th January 2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,142
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Prefect enlarger on Ebay 99 pence opening bid.

Prefect enlarger on Ebay 99 pence opening bid.
Forum: Photography in general 26th December 2020, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By GoodOldNorm
When you say it has died, what has happened?...

When you say it has died, what has happened? There is a small fuse in the back of the transformer that sometimes blows or does not make a good connection. Check this and if it powers up check your...
Forum: Equipment 7th December 2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Paul, have you checked them for light leaks with...

Paul, have you checked them for light leaks with paper instead of risking film?
Forum: Chemical formulae 2nd December 2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Bellini

Anyone used any Bellini chems? Thoughts please.

https://www.bellinifoto.it/en/categoria-prodotto/prodotti-amatoriali-en/
Forum: Monochrome Film 27th November 2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 647
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Many years have passed by since I was "stitched...

Many years have passed by since I was "stitched both ends".
Forum: Monochrome Film 27th November 2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 647
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Put me down for the stag night :-)

Put me down for the stag night :-)
Forum: Monochrome Film 26th November 2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 647
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I am always baffled why people pay more on Ebay ...

I am always baffled why people pay more on Ebay for out-dated film than new film from our sponsers. The prices for out-dated and fresh film imho are excessive on Ebay.
Forum: Monochrome Film 25th November 2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 647
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Thats a great price, but I am now fully committed...

Thats a great price, but I am now fully committed to supporting Ilford.
Forum: Monochrome Film 25th November 2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 647
Posted By GoodOldNorm
kodak B&W film double price of Ilford

Just checked the best price I could find for Kodak Tri X 400 (11) against Ilford HP5+ 400 (4.80) for 1 roll of 120 film.
I will not be buying any more Kodak film, has Kodak's prices become...
Forum: Monochrome Film 24th November 2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 557
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I always take batteries out of my cameras when...

I always take batteries out of my cameras when not in use, please don't ask how many times I have ventured out with one of my cameras and forgot the battery. I have also left a yellow filter on the...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 21st November 2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Wd40, lighter fluid or PlusGas , warm the lens...

Wd40, lighter fluid or PlusGas , warm the lens with a hair dryer put it onto some kitchen towel on a hot radiator and drip a a little solvent around the threads and leave it to soak . It may take...
Forum: Photography in general 18th November 2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Well said Marty.

Well said Marty.
Forum: Photography in general 18th November 2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By GoodOldNorm
On my doorstep, 20 miles from where I live, ...

On my doorstep, 20 miles from where I live,
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lincolnshire-40899839
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