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Forum: Cameras - Large Format 26th June 2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 120
Posted By Michael
This thread...

This thread (https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?130778-Regent-Royal-Hard-Dot-film) could be of interest.
Forum: Photography in general 20th June 2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 328
Posted By Michael
I got stuck on question 12, as none of their...

I got stuck on question 12, as none of their options was my reason (which is, basically, "for the fun of it"). A pity, as it wouldn't let me leave that blank.
Forum: Photography in general 12th June 2022, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 60
Posted By Michael
I found that Pancro needed extra fixing. Maybe...

I found that Pancro needed extra fixing. Maybe try re-fixing (for longer) one of those rolls? If you still have any undeveloped cut-offs, try one in fixer to see what the actual clearing time is.
Forum: Introductions 11th June 2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 551
Posted By Michael
You'll bump into more Canadians here. Welcome

You'll bump into more Canadians here. Welcome
Forum: Photography in general 7th June 2022, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By Michael
I second that: I've consulted it a lot over the...

I second that: I've consulted it a lot over the years. Thank you for suggesting it, Norm.
Forum: Darkroom 27th May 2022, 06:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,849
Posted By Michael
That's exactly how I do it too and, as I said,...

That's exactly how I do it too and, as I said, your finger-tips are pulling the film into the reel, in alternate steps.
Forum: Darkroom 27th May 2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,849
Posted By Michael
Back-winding is essentially pushing the film into...

Back-winding is essentially pushing the film into the spiral. When you load a Jobo spiral, your finger-tips pull the film in and, when you load a Hewes, your turning the spiral pulls the film in. In...
Forum: Darkroom 27th May 2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,849
Posted By Michael
In post 25 of this thread, Jonathan Reynolds...

In post 25 of this thread, Jonathan Reynolds referred to back-winding. That hasn't figured in subsequent posts as much as I think it should have. It is essential when using Hewes spirals and...
Forum: Photography in general 27th May 2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By Michael
In an e-mail circular from Speed Graphic this...

In an e-mail circular from Speed Graphic this morning is the following quotation:

"Supply of 35mm colour negative film continues to be dreadful, although we are told that the Kodak situation will...
Forum: Photography in general 29th April 2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By Michael
I have just got through to them on the 'phone....

I have just got through to them on the 'phone. There is currently an issue with the website. I offered to pass that information on to FADU.
Forum: Photography in general 29th April 2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 421
Posted By Michael
RK Photographic is listed as having dissolved in...

RK Photographic is listed as having dissolved in September 2020; and its two then directors show dates of birth in 1952.
Forum: Photography in general 27th April 2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,089
Posted By Michael
Exactly the right adjective there, Nick. Ugh!

Exactly the right adjective there, Nick. Ugh!
Forum: Cameras - small format 27th April 2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,032
Posted By Michael
Through the '30s, Leica were certainly...

Through the '30s, Leica were certainly recommending that camera lenses (the 5cm Elmar in particular) be used in their enlargers: hence the standard thread. Although the Varob was first produced in...
Forum: Photography in general 14th April 2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 565
Posted By Michael
You can plough the book before shaping the spine...

You can plough the book before shaping the spine (if you do that) and binding it, using a carpenter's plane with ply boards for support.

Otherwise, that looks a good job.
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 4th April 2022, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,402
Posted By Michael
[furthrMarty, thank you very much for noting this...

[furthrMarty, thank you very much for noting this for me. As it happens I found one last month, also on ebay.de . The seller, "tatrageist", mentioned Contax too; though the cutter is simply marked...
Forum: Darkroom 3rd April 2022, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By Michael
Nat, your post stirred my memory and I did a...

Nat, your post stirred my memory and I did a forum search on "crystals Rodinal". This (http://www.film-and-darkroom-user.org.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=12919&highlight=rodinal+crystals) interesting...
Forum: Monochrome Film 3rd April 2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Michael
Nat - Interesting. Your link is actually to an...

Nat - Interesting. Your link is actually to an app available on the Google or Apple stores. I checked the latter and found that it's been going 4 years and has three 5-ratings in that time. Ratings...
Forum: Colour film 1st April 2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 861
Posted By Michael
Kodak Gold 200 120 Roll Film 5 Pack

e-mail from Speed Graphic this morning to say it's arrived there and is selling at 48.50 (plus postage, of course; but you could well find other stuff there that you want).
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Forum: Darkroom 27th March 2022, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By Michael
Nat, there's a German Wikipedia entry here...

Nat, there's a German Wikipedia entry here (https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_Will_(Wetzlar)), which suggests a respectable background for the firm. As Gnome had Wilhelm Will make Wilons for them...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 16th March 2022, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,402
Posted By Michael
Another bump, just to say that I found a...

Another bump, just to say that I found a Filmknips on eBay a couple of weeks ago, German seller. It arrived today and is more or less as new (worth ensuring dry storage). It cut an end perfectly for...
Forum: Meetings 11th March 2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By Michael
This I would really fancy. It's a long way down;...

This I would really fancy. It's a long way down; but I'll give it thought.
Forum: Photography in general 1st March 2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,641
Posted By Michael
Kodak EPN would have me making transparencies...

Kodak EPN would have me making transparencies again; and Fuji's Reala might entice me back.
Forum: Print Exchanges 27th February 2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,098
Posted By Michael
Please include me, Mike: I hope to have a bit...

Please include me, Mike: I hope to have a bit more time (and warmth) for printing this coming month.
Forum: Photography in general 27th February 2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By Michael
Ha, Alex and I must have had a long-range empathy...

Ha, Alex and I must have had a long-range empathy going for us, as we prepared our simultaneous replies.
Forum: Photography in general 27th February 2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By Michael
I like nos 2, 4, 6 and 7 best, the first three of...

I like nos 2, 4, 6 and 7 best, the first three of them as they're higher key with specific subject matter and the last for its subject matter in a lower key setting. I have printed on Art 300 and...
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