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Forum: Photography in general 18th March 2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 767
Posted By JimW
Stay well, all. This too will pass. I don't know...

Stay well, all. This too will pass. I don't know which is worse, the empty shelves, or all the panic that caused them. I was talking to one old friend, 81 years young, stuck in hospital after a fall....
Forum: Photography in general 14th March 2020, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By JimW
To quote one Winston Churchill.... Never,...

To quote one Winston Churchill....
Never, never, never surrender.... Not even to a job offer like that....:D
Forum: Photography in general 10th March 2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By JimW
Punctuation.... A woman without her man - is...

Punctuation....
A woman without her man - is nothing.
A woman: without her, man is nothing.
And yes, photos do bend; they bend truth, reality, memory....
JimW.
Forum: Monochrome Film 21st February 2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,218
Posted By JimW
Who's the supplier of your X-ray film? I would...

Who's the supplier of your X-ray film?
I would like to play.....
Forum: Introductions 20th February 2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,333
Posted By JimW
Welcome to the forum! I loaned my T70 to a...

Welcome to the forum! I loaned my T70 to a friend's son... Knowing I will never get it back, I replaced it recently. This is my third. Great simple camera. Well done for infecting, er sorry,...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 17th February 2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 926
Posted By JimW
Seconded.

Seconded.
Forum: Monochrome Film 15th February 2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,218
Posted By JimW
https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/show...

https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?48099-Use-of-X-ray-film-technical-discussion-with-example-images

Hours of research.... Have fun.
Forum: Photography in general 14th February 2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 483
Posted By JimW
I have a Canon T90. It has a 'spot meter'...

I have a Canon T90. It has a 'spot meter' function as part of the metering options. It will measure several points and average out if necessary, the results. It will also show the brightness range. ...
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th February 2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By JimW
Good explanation. Perhaps to explain myself...

Good explanation.
Perhaps to explain myself better....
An image with camera shake made by a less than perfect lens, or
An image without camera shake made by a less than perfect lens...
YMMV.
Forum: Cameras - small format 6th February 2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By JimW
Or IMHO, at least a monopod. Even a monopod makes...

Or IMHO, at least a monopod. Even a monopod makes a huge difference. If you can carry a tripod, all the better, but even a simple lightweight monopod will still see an improvement in your images.
Forum: Photography in general 6th February 2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 755
Posted By JimW
GAS attack. No, not Gear Acquisition Syndrome,...

GAS attack. No, not Gear Acquisition Syndrome, but the Glad And Sorry situation. I've purchased some cameras over the years (YAY, Glad now...) only to find that I 'need' some more stuff to go with...
Forum: Introductions 29th January 2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By JimW
Welcome to the friendly forum. Any questions,just...

Welcome to the friendly forum. Any questions,just ask...
Forum: Photography in general 24th January 2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 842
Posted By JimW
Didn't Jane Bown use a carrier bag for her...

Didn't Jane Bown use a carrier bag for her cameras?
https://www.barryforshawphotography.com/blog/2015/12/4/jane-bown
from that page....
"Her preferred camera was the Olympus OM1, which she used...
Forum: Books 22nd January 2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,571
Posted By JimW
+1 from me. I read this one several times, and if...

+1 from me. I read this one several times, and if memory serves what really stuck was the quote 'of what use are lens and light, to those who lack in mind and sight?' Puts the gear debate into...
Forum: Introductions 17th January 2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 419
Posted By JimW
I typed in FADU into the public library...

I typed in FADU into the public library computer......
It didn't want to play....
I looked at the acronym.....:eek:
I now type in Film and darkroom user.
:):):):):):):):):):):)
Forum: Photography in general 11th January 2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By JimW
https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/former-evening-...

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/former-evening-standard-photographer-ken-towner-dies-aged-75-a4331266.html
Forum: Photography in general 8th January 2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 691
Posted By JimW
I too bought Black and White photography magazine...

I too bought Black and White photography magazine until it moved from the mainly analogue to the digital side of things. I still have lots of articles ripped out in a folder full of information. A...
Forum: Photography in general 8th January 2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 384
Posted By JimW
You can still play that game today, but with...

You can still play that game today, but with smaller items.......
Forum: Manufactured brews 8th January 2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By JimW
My Mum had an electric mangle on her...

My Mum had an electric mangle on her twin-tub......
Grab your fingers before you could say ouch.......:slap:
Well done for testing, it all helps to understand what we can and can't get away with....
Forum: Photography in general 2nd January 2020, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By JimW
And there's the issue. I am a printer by trade,...

And there's the issue.
I am a printer by trade, litho and flexo and gravure, and colour is always a problem. Seeing colour is a subjective thing, as we are all different to each other. We had to...
Forum: Photography in general 23rd December 2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By JimW
Wot ee sed... Happy Christmas all!

Wot ee sed...
Happy Christmas all!
Forum: Cameras - small format 21st December 2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 813
Posted By JimW
Brute force and ignorance - but then I'm loaded...

Brute force and ignorance - but then I'm loaded with both...... And a screwdriver that I use to take the top off. Squeeze the cassette, lever the top, remove the whole roll, and start. 2 seconds?...
Forum: Cameras - small format 14th December 2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By JimW
I have a Contax G system. Not worth the money,...

I have a Contax G system. Not worth the money, but a stunningly beautiful camera and the lenses are wonderful....
Forum: Photography in general 6th December 2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,004
Posted By JimW
Hair - on a stand. Eyes - in the specs case. ...

Hair - on a stand.
Eyes - in the specs case.
Teeth - in a jar in the bathroom.
Ears - batteries in the hearing aid.
Knees - braces ready to put on when the creaking of my knees gets too bad.....
Forum: Photography in general 4th December 2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,151
Posted By JimW
Sounds like it's unrelated. It's the nearest...

Sounds like it's unrelated. It's the nearest thing I could find to a long time developing. (as in hours of development, rather than minutes of developing.)
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