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Forum: Monochrome Film Today, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By skellum
If Kodak are selling all the Tri-X they can make...

If Kodak are selling all the Tri-X they can make at the higher price then they have no motivation to make it cheaper. Reducing price might stimulate demand, but if they are manufacturing to full...
Forum: Monochrome Film 23rd November 2020, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 373
Posted By skellum
Hmmm . . . a kindred soul? How about getting it...

Hmmm . . . a kindred soul? How about getting it wrong before you even reach the developer?
Have you tried the humiliation of spending a long day lugging a bag of LF gear all across Hell's Midge...
Forum: Monochrome Film 23rd November 2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 373
Posted By skellum
We've probably all been there Paul. I can...

We've probably all been there Paul.
I can remember pulling one roll out of the tank and finding it completely clear. I was baffled, until I realised the developer was still sitting in a measuring...
Forum: Photography in general 23rd November 2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 333
Posted By skellum
I acquired my first auto-exposure camera in...

I acquired my first auto-exposure camera in (about) 1982, a Minolta XD7. What I quickly realised that the auto-exposure was so good I could confidently shoot reversal films like Kodachrome 25 on auto...
Forum: New products and offers 29th October 2020, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By skellum
Thanks for this timely post David- I don't need...

Thanks for this timely post David- I don't need sodium metaborate but I will be restocking my darkroom shortly, and I had forgotten you supply PMK.
Bookmarked you this time.
Forum: Photography in general 27th October 2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By skellum
Alex, a 60M has been my 6x6 workhorse since 1983....

Alex, a 60M has been my 6x6 workhorse since 1983. Survived at least 8 house moves.
Check this out:
https://www.ag-photographic.co.uk/adox--paterson-universal-enlarger-1559-p.asp

These...
Forum: Cameras - small format 7th October 2020, 09:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,466
Posted By skellum
Oops- this thread is a year old- Quendil- did...

Oops- this thread is a year old-
Quendil- did the trip happen or did Covid scupper it? What camera if any did she end up with?
Forum: Help! 7th October 2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 884
Posted By skellum
http://www.film-and-darkroom-user.org.uk/forum/sho...

http://www.film-and-darkroom-user.org.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=12256&highlight=fadu+security

Hi Peter
For your information.
Forum: News and Announcements 5th October 2020, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 723
Posted By skellum
I've gone the other way, developing paper...

I've gone the other way, developing paper (Multigrade FB) in a film developer- PMK Pyro.
Why, you might ask, and I wouldn't have a straight answer. It gives a sepia print by staining, including...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 2nd October 2020, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By skellum
Well done, hope you got good a price for her.

Well done, hope you got good a price for her.
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th September 2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,282
Posted By skellum
I only ever used DDX with Delta 3200, and it gave...

I only ever used DDX with Delta 3200, and it gave lovely results but it is costly per roll.
You are about to receive almost as many suggestions as there are developers. For occasional users a...
Forum: Members Announcements 25th September 2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By skellum
Thanks for the link, but the site doesn't work...

Thanks for the link, but the site doesn't work for me at all in Chrome.
Best of lucky with the project though.
Forum: Sale or Wanted 23rd September 2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By skellum
Really sorry Paddy, seems like a very fair price...

Really sorry Paddy, seems like a very fair price but I'm just not a Nikon user
If you aren't in a big rush, Ffordes used to do commission sales. Their site gets plenty of traffic- is it worth asking...
Forum: Monochrome Film 18th September 2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By skellum
Good evening Alex- I went here to get a...

Good evening Alex-
I went here to get a starting point:
https://www.digitaltruth.com/devchart.php?Film=%25Rollei+Infrared+IR400%25&Developer=%25PMK%25&mdc=Search&TempUnits=C&TimeUnits=D

2+4+100...
Forum: Monochrome Film 18th September 2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 209
Posted By skellum
Hi Alex. 120 roll Rollei IR 400, EI 6, PMK 1+...

Hi Alex.
120 roll Rollei IR 400, EI 6, PMK 1+ 2 + 50 for 12 minutes at 20C

http://www.film-and-darkroom-user.org.uk/forum/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=2442
...
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th September 2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By skellum
Good afternoon Tony. I very much hope you're...

Good afternoon Tony.
I very much hope you're enjoying the forum, and come to be a regular contributor. Very glad you got some results out of your PanF. Your post prompts a couple of thoughts. In...
Forum: Photography in general 11th September 2020, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By skellum
A couple of years back there was a rumour that...

A couple of years back there was a rumour that Les had died.
Turned out a Les MacLean had passed away, but not our Les.
Very much hope that's still the case.
Forum: Photography in general 8th September 2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By skellum
Pan F @ EI 25 PMK Pyro 1+2+100 20C for 7 1/2...

Pan F @ EI 25
PMK Pyro 1+2+100
20C for 7 1/2 minutes
Invert continuously for first 30 seconds, then 2 (gentle) inversions every 30s Looks like this:...
Forum: Photography in general 8th September 2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By skellum
Hi Ian- Agfapan 25 was a really beaufiful film....

Hi Ian-
Agfapan 25 was a really beaufiful film. I had always been a PanF user, and only chanced on the Agfa film when I couldn't find any PanF. It was so good I was tempted to switch, only for Agfa...
Forum: Photography in general 7th September 2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 848
Posted By skellum
I wonder if we'll ever put this to bed? Unlike...

I wonder if we'll ever put this to bed?
Unlike Richard I've never seen such rapid image degradation on PanF.
I've had rolls of film in the camera for weeks at a time, and when processed frames 1...
Forum: Monochrome Film 7th September 2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 777
Posted By skellum
Personally, I wouldn't take a photograph I cared...

Personally, I wouldn't take a photograph I cared about on film which was almost 40 years out of date.

We're all different, so each to their own.
Forum: Darkroom 5th September 2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 268
Posted By skellum
I haven't washed film in running water for years....

I haven't washed film in running water for years. PMK is now my only developer, and I wash by the Ilford method. The only variation in staining I notice depends on the film.
HP5 stains strongly, as...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 4th September 2020, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,036
Posted By skellum
Probably a good call Paul. The shift lens was...

Probably a good call Paul.
The shift lens was likely to spend a lot of time in your bag. Enjoy the 150.
Forum: Cameras - medium format 28th August 2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,036
Posted By skellum
is it worth buying one If you shoot a lot of...

is it worth buying one

If you shoot a lot of architecture, and worry about how you render perspective, probably yes.
Otherwise they're a very niche item which won't come out your bag more than...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 28th August 2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,555
Posted By skellum
Hi Faraz. Enlargers will show up, it's striking...

Hi Faraz.
Enlargers will show up, it's striking a balance between Urgency and Value for money. You probably won't often be printing at maximum magnification, but be aware the enlarger head projects...
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