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Forum: Darkroom Today, 01:17 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I hope so. My light bulb moments have been all...

I hope so. My light bulb moments have been all flash-in-the-pans as have all the others on Photrio and here on FADU to date:(

Mike
Forum: Photography in general Today, 01:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Terry. I did consider this but of course...

Thanks Terry. I did consider this but of course the thread has many posts some of which were probably more useful than the OP's but copying and pasting all the thread makes it massive

The OP was...
Forum: Photography in general Today, 12:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,844
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Current experience with X-ray scanners - May 2022...

Current experience with X-ray scanners - May 2022
VinceInMT Monday at 3:56 PM B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry

Alex, the above is a reference to a recent thread I don't know how to paste the whole...
Forum: Darkroom Today, 11:44 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Well, if the mod has the same problem it tells...

Well, if the mod has the same problem it tells you one of two things, I think.

He has the same problem with his process in terms of equipment or developer- unlikely in the extreme

or there is...
Forum: Darkroom Yesterday, 10:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Most of us here are U.K. or Europe based so, yes...

Most of us here are U.K. or Europe based so, yes , it isn't practical to send it to any of us but there might well be someone on Photrio who can help?

Mike
Forum: Darkroom Yesterday, 08:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I use Jobo reels, the 1501 specifically. My...

I use Jobo reels, the 1501 specifically. My method is to feed the film with index finger and thumb into the reel inch by inch. I push an inch or so in from the reel's opening, gently clamp the reel...
Forum: Darkroom Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mike O'Pray
loganca, if using Ilford's agitation regime is a...

loganca, if using Ilford's agitation regime is a cause or even a contributory factor to the problem then we, including Ilford, are in deep trouble. I just cannot see how this can be having any...
Forum: Photography in general 24th May 2022, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks for the summary of the conversation, John....

Thanks for the summary of the conversation, John. Dismal Jimmy here wonders whether we are the start of a "strain in relationships" in general with China as we clearly are with Russia and that...
Forum: Darkroom 23rd May 2022, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 446
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Nat, isn't there a diffraction problem that...

Nat, isn't there a diffraction problem that arises above f11 that adversely affects the print?

What this diffraction(assuming I have used the correct word) means I have no idea nor how much...
Forum: Monochrome Film 22nd May 2022, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I would have liked to have been a "fly on the...

I would have liked to have been a "fly on the wall" at that meeting of the marketing dept when they came up with the word "action"

I bet they are all "cool dudes" It's still not as good as...
Forum: Photography in general 21st May 2022, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Mike O'Pray
It'll be interesting to see what if any, the...

It'll be interesting to see what if any, the reply is, John.

Mike
Forum: Darkroom 20th May 2022, 08:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Neil, it might be worthwhile to point out to any...

Neil, it might be worthwhile to point out to any newcomers to this developer that the new HC110 as opposed to the former version of HC110 is no longer anything like as syrupy as the former version....
Forum: Monochrome Film 19th May 2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 354
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Welcome knudsen but I can't help either this film...

Welcome knudsen but I can't help either this film is one I have never seen in U.K. retailers' stock. It clearly is relabelled stuff and I have a suspicion that it may be Foma but I can't be sure
...
Forum: Darkroom 18th May 2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Marty, I think what the 6 ml minimum that Neil...

Marty, I think what the 6 ml minimum that Neil refers to, actually means is as follows: The minimum required for the OK development of one film be that a 35mm or 120 is 6ml of HC110 according to...
Forum: Darkroom 17th May 2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Yes, Alex, my recall on all the threads in all...

Yes, Alex, my recall on all the threads in all the world. No, sorry that's from Casablanca.:) All the threads on developer issues on Photrio I can't recall there being anything on ID11 gave issues....
Forum: Darkroom 17th May 2022, 03:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,688
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Hi, loganca. When I looked at your problem I had...

Hi, loganca. When I looked at your problem I had a strong sense of deja vu which stemmed from what I can only describe as a near identical problem from a person called vania on a site called Photrio....
Forum: Monochrome Film 16th May 2022, 04:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks, yes, there is no advantage to this site...

Thanks, yes, there is no advantage to this site for most film stock but Foma 200 clearance rolls in 30 metres looks to be the exception

Just a pity that Norm hasn't used his yet but it looks as if...
Forum: Monochrome Film 16th May 2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Norm. Have you been able to use it and if...

Thanks Norm. Have you been able to use it and if so how has it turned out?

I am unsure what John is referring to as not normal but I always get worried when one of us seems to have spotted...
Forum: Monochrome Film 15th May 2022, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Norm, maybe I got the date reversed and it was...

Norm, maybe I got the date reversed and it was June 2024 and not June 2026

Was this the 35 clearance price one? If so that still gives it over 2 years. I like the sellers definition of clearance...
Forum: Monochrome Film 15th May 2022, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Molli. The clearance sale make sense given...

Thanks Molli. The clearance sale make sense given the date on the tin of Apr this year but the details suggest a date of June 2026 which at over 4 years hence would make sense for the higher priced...
Forum: Monochrome Film 14th May 2022, 09:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By Mike O'Pray
John when you look at the price this Camerabox...

John when you look at the price this Camerabox place is charging plus a satisfactory development in ID11 at 1+3 , this is economy par excellence

If petrol per litre wasn't about the price of...
Forum: Monochrome Film 14th May 2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 654
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Terry what picture is causing your smile to drop?...

Terry what picture is causing your smile to drop? I couldn't quite work out why if its clearance, does it have a claimed expiry date of June 2026? Clearance normally suggests an imminent expiry date...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 13th May 2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 416
Posted By Mike O'Pray
This is not relevant to the thread but may be...

This is not relevant to the thread but may be interesting nonetheless and your quote above prompted my memory

I am sure I read somewhere that in the very early days of BBC TV just prior to the...
Forum: Darkroom 11th May 2022, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 326
Posted By Mike O'Pray
It's a pity that our newcomer hasn't come back...

It's a pity that our newcomer hasn't come back since his first post 4 days ago. He may have solved his problem but if not, then with Terry's source of a manual and our obvious interest in his...
Forum: Photography in general 9th May 2022, 11:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 170
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Bob,if there is a problem with the stuff in terms...

Bob,if there is a problem with the stuff in terms of not matching the description etc on e-Bay can I take it that the buck stops at the original Chinese seller's door and the circuitous route of...
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