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Forum: Chemical formulae 21st May 2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,417
Posted By Argentum
I think that just for illustration purposes no...

I think that just for illustration purposes no one is going to complain if they are neg scans but generally its not allowed.

I would just post them in situ in this topic "for illustration...
Forum: Chemical formulae 20th May 2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,417
Posted By Argentum
And one point I would make is that I see many...

And one point I would make is that I see many many many prints which are over printed so that what would otherwise have been micro highlights, are killed off. Its so easy to see this just by checking...
Forum: Chemical formulae 19th May 2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,417
Posted By Argentum
I think a lot of what people refer to as smooth...

I think a lot of what people refer to as smooth tonality comes from several factors. Fine grain, not too much contrast in the final print. Adding printing contrast makes things look sharper but...
Forum: Chemical formulae 19th May 2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 15,417
Posted By Argentum
tonality? That is such a subjective term that no...

tonality? That is such a subjective term that no one can answer it in relation to exactly what you mean.

Perhaps posting a few images so we can see what your prints look like currently in terms of...
Forum: Photography in general 16th February 2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,118
Posted By Argentum
I rekon you could spend all day filling in forms...

I rekon you could spend all day filling in forms for a single roll of film and for what.
Forum: Photography in general 16th February 2016, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,118
Posted By Argentum
how did you get a copy of it, I see no download...

how did you get a copy of it, I see no download link.
Forum: Photography in general 15th February 2016, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,118
Posted By Argentum
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAdlkunflRs...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAdlkunflRs (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAdlkunflRs)
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 12th February 2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,530
Posted By Argentum
I have a Lee Filters setup with bellows lens...

I have a Lee Filters setup with bellows lens shade which can be adjusted for the lens foccal length.

The bellows is attached to the filter holder. You can get different bellows for different...
Forum: Photography in general 11th February 2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,118
Posted By Argentum
this was something I looked at doing ages ago but...

this was something I looked at doing ages ago but abandoned the idea.

I rekon there are probably lots of mobile phone apps which will do it if you search google play.
Forum: Introductions 7th February 2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,902
Posted By Argentum
Hmmm, strictly speaking anything containing...

Hmmm,

strictly speaking anything containing the D word isn't allowed here but if we assume you are trying to copy a negative to film then you may want to look for a "Bowens Illumitrans" which can...
Forum: Manufactured brews 5th February 2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,298
Posted By Argentum
it has very short development times which...

it has very short development times which indicates a highly active developer which usually suggest grain won't be too fine which is contrary to what they say. I guess you won't know until you try it.
Forum: Darkroom 3rd February 2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,719
Posted By Argentum
I had same problem. I sprayed with a dry film...

I had same problem. I sprayed with a dry film lubricant which contains PTFE and problem solved.
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 25th January 2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,512
Posted By Argentum
one thing not mentioned is that the manufacturer...

one thing not mentioned is that the manufacturer figures @ f22 are also focussed at infinity. Normally you aren't focussed at infinity and the lens will be extended and that means the useable image...
Forum: Colour printing techniques 8th November 2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,163
Posted By Argentum
yes and no. Some skills are the same and...

yes and no.

Some skills are the same and others aren't.

B+W toning acts on silver in the emulsion. Colour paper doesn't have any silver in it after fixing. All that is left are the dyes...
Forum: Photography in general 2nd November 2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,340
Posted By Argentum
I already emailed him saying he may find the...

I already emailed him saying he may find the article interesting.

I was just a tad concerned the bodleian blog gives the impression the colours are desired results rather than possibly the result...
Forum: Photography in general 2nd November 2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,340
Posted By Argentum
Reading Mike Wares' article about the research he...

Reading Mike Wares' article about the research he did into print conservation may give some clues as to the colouration in Talbots prints and why they look the way they do today. I wonder how and by...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 2nd November 2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,194
Posted By Argentum
the distance from the lens flange to front of...

the distance from the lens flange to front of barrel:

on the 150 (5.6) is 23.2mm
on the 210 (6.1) is 30.3mm

so the additonal length in front of the lens board is 7.1mm


the distance from...
Forum: Photography in general 25th September 2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,209
Posted By Argentum
That may be because there isn't a dedicated NI...

That may be because there isn't a dedicated NI Analogue Group.;)
Forum: Photography in general 25th September 2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,209
Posted By Argentum
Does the RPS have a NI Chapter? Maybe you could...

Does the RPS have a NI Chapter? Maybe you could start an Analogue NI Chapter if not or join it if it does.
Forum: Photography in general 23rd September 2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,209
Posted By Argentum
In the home of crop circles (avebury/silbury...

In the home of crop circles (avebury/silbury hill) they're always fairies but those Leprechauns seem to get exported all over the world so there's no telling.
Forum: Photography in general 23rd September 2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,209
Posted By Argentum
Yeah, they're made by fairies.

Yeah, they're made by fairies.
Forum: Photography in general 23rd September 2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,209
Posted By Argentum
looking through the PAGB site it looks like you...

looking through the PAGB site it looks like you have your own Northern Ireland "Federation"

http://www.niphoto.co.uk/#!members/c22nr (http://www.niphoto.co.uk/#!members/c22nr)

Plenty of...
Forum: Photography in general 23rd September 2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,209
Posted By Argentum
I was advised my photography tutor when I did a...

I was advised my photography tutor when I did a city and guilds course years back that photography clubs should be avoided.
Against this advice I joined a club and found he was right. A small core...
Forum: Monochrome Film 18th September 2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,987
Posted By Argentum
Speed increasing developers such as Microphen are...

Speed increasing developers such as Microphen are a lot more active than standard developers and can develop out the faintest exposure from the film. Unfortunately being highly active they also tend...
Forum: Monochrome Film 17th September 2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,987
Posted By Argentum
what actually happens when you use a developer...

what actually happens when you use a developer which isn't capable of giving EI 3200 is that you should have been using an EI of between 100 and 1600. The result is that you underexpose by upto a...
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