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Forum: Print Exchanges 16th January 2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 909
Posted By Bob
The January Gallery is now open. Apologies, but...

The January Gallery is now open. Apologies, but I have been preoccupied since shortly after Christmas and things piled up somewhat...

Cheers, Bob.
Forum: Photography in general 30th December 2021, 02:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 268
Posted By Bob
Keyword spamming is rife on ebay and Amazon. It...

Keyword spamming is rife on ebay and Amazon. It is against their terms and conditions, but good luck getting anything done if you report it. I gave up reporting anything on those platforms years...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 17th December 2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,737
Posted By Bob
And received in perfect condition earlier today -...

And received in perfect condition earlier today - the Post Office a bit slow atm it seems.

I've had a quick look at the neg and it looks a really interesting subject so I'm looking forward to...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 17th December 2021, 11:15 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,737
Posted By Bob
The gallery for Round 6 is now open. I also...

The gallery for Round 6 is now open. I also opened one for Round 5 for completeness sake but have disabled uploads to that gallery to avoid any potential confusion.

I'm a bit late again myself...
Forum: Photography in general 12th December 2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By Bob
I'm with Uwe on this one - 5 or 6 times the...

I'm with Uwe on this one - 5 or 6 times the emergence time of print darker-mid tones. Avoids a lot of variables (temp, dilution, different developers, age of developer, phase of moon, etc...).
...
Forum: News and Announcements 11th December 2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,092
Posted By Bob
Glad to see you are on the mend Richard - seems...

Glad to see you are on the mend Richard - seems you have had a seriously rubbish year. I hope future ones improve considerably!
Forum: Print Exchanges 8th December 2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,380
Posted By Bob
Per my observation above, I was not able to get...

Per my observation above, I was not able to get my print out on time this month due to stuff... but have now finally done so. Apologies again to the recipient for the delay - had I been better...
Forum: Print Exchanges 8th December 2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,380
Posted By Bob
So, firstly apologies are due: I was called away...

So, firstly apologies are due: I was called away unexpectedly and just got back home earlier today.

Waiting for me was a lovely print from MartyNL - it probably arrived last Friday/Saturday...
Forum: Print Exchanges 30th November 2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,380
Posted By Bob
Sorry but mine is going to be a couple of days...

Sorry but mine is going to be a couple of days late hitting the post... Refurbishment has taken longer than expected (or rather, taken longer even than the amount longer I had allowed for...) and I...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 22nd November 2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 536
Posted By Bob
Based entirely on guesswork, I suspect that the...

Based entirely on guesswork, I suspect that the densitometer can be calibrated to fit any similar lamp - at least in B&W mode - possibly in colour too as they will all have similar emissions...
Forum: News and Announcements 20th November 2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,261
Posted By Bob
Really sad to hear. My very real condolences go...

Really sad to hear. My very real condolences go to Ian and the rest of his family and friends at such a sad time.
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th November 2021, 04:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,224
Posted By Bob
Nothing changed at the forum end as far as I know...

Nothing changed at the forum end as far as I know - possibly the cookie that tells the forum to keep you logged in got deleted or corrupted in your browser. As long as the "Remember me" tick-box is...
Forum: Monochrome Film 7th November 2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,224
Posted By Bob
I tend to leave it on and hang the film so the...

I tend to leave it on and hang the film so the tape is at the bottom after washing... Ilford tape is pretty well stuck on and I am worried about damaging the film if I get ham-fisted in the dark...
Forum: Print Exchanges 7th November 2021, 10:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,380
Posted By Bob
I have created the November Gallery for...

I have created the November Gallery for submissions - cheers.
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 5th November 2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,737
Posted By Bob
I have no idea at the moment which 35mm neg I...

I have no idea at the moment which 35mm neg I will use, but please count me in! Cheers.
Forum: Darkroom Accessories Manuals 5th November 2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,286
Posted By Bob
Thanks for the offer, but the PDF of the original...

Thanks for the offer, but the PDF of the original manual in the thread appears to be of very good quality.

Cheers, Bob.
Forum: Photography in general 5th November 2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Bob
Focal plane shutters are easy as you only get...

Focal plane shutters are easy as you only get fully-open and fully-closed as the sliding blades fly over the sensor, but leaf shutters are a bit trickier to time.

For a leaf shutter, the...
Forum: Darkroom 26th October 2021, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By Bob
Glad you sorted it out! WD40 is quite magic...

Glad you sorted it out! WD40 is quite magic stuff :)
Forum: Photography in general 24th October 2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By Bob
Wink They usually use a light sensor that plugs into...

They usually use a light sensor that plugs into the mic socket (assuming your phone has one these days!). A microphone will not work at much faster than 1/30th and are much more difficult to...
Forum: Print Exchanges 24th October 2021, 06:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,380
Posted By Bob
Add me in again please Mike :)

Add me in again please Mike :)
Forum: Introductions 24th October 2021, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,015
Posted By Bob
Hi Gary. Welcome aboard! Did you have a...

Hi Gary.

Welcome aboard!

Did you have a darkroom in the past or is this an newer interest?

Have fun!
Forum: Darkroom 18th October 2021, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By Bob
Hi Jamie. Moving enlargers quite often causes...

Hi Jamie. Moving enlargers quite often causes something to come loose. Check any connectors and try reseating the lamp if you have not tried that already - the lamp socket connections often become...
Forum: Monochrome Film 17th October 2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,988
Posted By Bob
This thread was started in 2017 John :). Another...

This thread was started in 2017 John :). Another one of those blasts from the past that pops up from time to time.
Forum: Introductions 17th October 2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Bob
Hi Eddy. Yes, buying the stuff we used to...

Hi Eddy.

Yes, buying the stuff we used to own tends to happen a lot in film and darkroom photography!

Good luck with the colour - being somewhat colourblind, I don't (the colour-casts would be...
Forum: Print Exchanges 13th October 2021, 02:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,607
Posted By Bob
The October gallery is open for submissions. ...

The October gallery is open for submissions.

Cheers, Bob.
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