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Forum: Monochrome Film Yesterday, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
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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: 16
Views: 186
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: 16
Views: 186
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: 373
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: 201
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: 425
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Well said Marty.

Well said Marty.
Forum: Photography in general 18th November 2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 425
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
Forum: Photography in general 18th November 2020, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 425
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Fair comment. People trafficking and the...

Fair comment.
People trafficking and the exploitation of people as slave labour still exists, it would be a brave person who took on the job of getting photographic evidence to expose the scum who...
Forum: Equipment 17th November 2020, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Where do you buy them from? Ta!

Where do you buy them from? Ta!
Forum: Photography in general 17th November 2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 425
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I need to open up my mind about graffiti, I was...

I need to open up my mind about graffiti, I was raised not to vandalise other peoples property. I have never seen any graffiti that I would like on my house. Not even a Banksey. I have never been...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 17th November 2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Yes it makes sense, that is what I do but you...

Yes it makes sense, that is what I do but you explained it far better.😁
Forum: Photography in general 17th November 2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 425
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Agree!

Agree!
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 17th November 2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I think it would work for some prints if you had...

I think it would work for some prints if you had highlights and shadows spread all the way across the print. I do a test strip of the highlight area with the low contrast filter. Expose the paper...
Forum: Photography in general 16th November 2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 425
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Brock has some pillbox photos here ...

Brock has some pillbox photos here
https://onlinedarkroom.blogspot.com/2013/11/wartime-pillbox-on-silvermax.html
Forum: Photography in general 16th November 2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 425
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Hello Richard, have you read Jewels and Jackboots...

Hello Richard, have you read Jewels and Jackboots by John Nettles ? The story of how those bunkers etc. were built using forced labour is very moving and tragic.
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 16th November 2020, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Split grade printing grid method

Anyone use this method of split grade printing?
https://www.flickr.com/photos/timeshare/6930137883/
Forum: Photography in general 15th November 2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 425
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Thank you for posting, that mill looks pretty...

Thank you for posting, that mill looks pretty modern compared to the mills in my part of the world.
https://www.cromfordmills.org.uk
Forum: Cameras - medium format 15th November 2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 201
Posted By GoodOldNorm
You need to soak the threads at the base of the...

You need to soak the threads at the base of the lens with a solvent, just a few drops, the thread grease sets like glue. I cleaned a lens similar to this on an old folder, because I was not too...
Forum: Photography in general 13th November 2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 425
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Iconic buildings

Found some interesting photographs on facebook about this factory https://www.velux.com/what-we-do/healthy-buildings-focus/demonstration-buildings/osram-culture-centre-denmark
I have been trying to...
Forum: Photography in general 2nd November 2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Majic

Sure many of you will have read this, I read it this morning again and it still makes me smile. I have an old pile of Amateur Photography magazines that I re-read now and then. The advertising of "...
Forum: Photography in general 30th October 2020, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Happy days!

Gossen eyecup and a lens cover received today free of charge, thank you Gossen
Forum: Photography in general 27th October 2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By GoodOldNorm
I agree, I find it tiresome nowadays that people...

I agree, I find it tiresome nowadays that people are constantly trying to deceive me or rip me off!
Forum: Photography in general 27th October 2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 237
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Thumbs up Gossen, get a big thumbs up from me!

Drove 12 miles to Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire to photograph the famous Lime Tree Avenue. Driving to Clumber was beautiful, crisp sunlight all the way.Two miles away from the park the clouds...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 20th October 2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By GoodOldNorm
Using ev numbers just makes the math more easy to...

Using ev numbers just makes the math more easy to calculate when spot metering a scene. Ex. Shadow reading ev 6 highlight reading ev 11. Therefore 11-6 = 5 stops difference. On hasselblad lenses you...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 19th October 2020, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By GoodOldNorm
How many here use ev numbers when spot metering a scene?

How many here use ev numbers to calculate the subject brightness range of a scene when using a spot meter? Any tips references to apps or charts welcome.
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