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Forum: News and Announcements Yesterday, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By Mike O'Pray
. we anticipate that we will be able to allocate...

. we anticipate that we will be able to allocate PRO 400H film through the end of 2021
Translation:
Quote:
buy it now 'cos it will be sold out worldwide by Monday...

Yes and mostly from the...
Forum: Photography in general Yesterday, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 79
Posted By Mike O'Pray
That works fine now Marty. Interesting article. ...

That works fine now Marty. Interesting article. I am not sure I have ever really visualised a scene on my head before taking the picture and I fear but don't know this to be the case for sure is...
Forum: Photography in general Yesterday, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 79
Posted By Mike O'Pray
How do I expand it enough to read it, Marty? I...

How do I expand it enough to read it, Marty? I tried my zoom setting and even at 150% it still wasn't legible

Thanks

Mike
Forum: News and Announcements Yesterday, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By Mike O'Pray
If there is a problem with the supply of the...

If there is a problem with the supply of the ingredients then it isn't crystal clear to me if this is temporary or permanent. If the latter and if C41 film seems to be getting harder to find and...
Forum: Darkroom Yesterday, 12:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 448
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Good point John and in the grade 5+ area what you...

Good point John and in the grade 5+ area what you suggest was also on Uwe's list for Martin's need for this but it would seem logical that it should work in the opposite direction.

Mike
Forum: Darkroom Yesterday, 12:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 448
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Yes John in almost all cases except for...

Yes John in almost all cases except for "artistic" reasons the frequency of needing more than grade 3 does look to be very small

Nevertheless it is always interesting to know whether the change...
Forum: Darkroom 14th January 2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 448
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Terry. I had forgotten about your reply to...

Thanks Terry. I had forgotten about your reply to my earlier post to which you linked and yes so far it would look as if no-one else here has any experience of the necessary exposure increase from...
Forum: Darkroom 14th January 2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 448
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I feared this was probably the answer,John, so we...

I feared this was probably the answer,John, so we are back to our own devices and experience for the answer so if anyone has such experience to impart then please do

Thanks

Mike
Forum: Darkroom 14th January 2021, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 448
Posted By Mike O'Pray
This may be a cross purposes response from me but...

This may be a cross purposes response from me but where do I find the new filtration suggestions? Are these ones issued by Ilford? I had looked at the change in ISO speed in the old MGIV and the new...
Forum: Colour film 13th January 2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Can't keep production of colour film sufficient...

Can't keep production of colour film sufficient to meet demand, John?

This is certainly the reason bandied about by those who claim that this forms the evidence for a new dawn for film's revival...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 13th January 2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 857
Posted By Mike O'Pray
There has been a long discussion on another forum...

There has been a long discussion on another forum on this topic but in summary there would appear to be little or no likelihood of the any of the main film makers bringing it back due to the cost of...
Forum: Photography in general 12th January 2021, 07:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I have just now noticed the second mistake. It...

I have just now noticed the second mistake. It seems that it was a newsletterten :D My excuse is that I was composing the whole thing when my wife said my lunch was ready.

It's a pity for the sake...
Forum: Photography in general 12th January 2021, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I have just noticed the date and tried to change...

I have just noticed the date and tried to change it but the edit button has expired. I don't think that anyone expects Tim to keep a secret for over 20 years:D

Mike
Forum: Photography in general 12th January 2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Mike O'Pray
New paper announcement in T Rudman's Jan newsletter

This may have been mentioned before and if so can the Mods place this one is the right place if it isn't here but can I ask that anyone in receipt of this letter tells us what the new paper is.
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Forum: Toning 11th January 2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 156
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Bob, It is possible to be sure you have...

Thanks Bob, It is possible to be sure you have used one toner when it is a quite different toner but given my questions you'd imagine that this would have jogged his memory enough to cause him to...
Forum: Toning 11th January 2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 156
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks skellum. The browns aren't bad in any of...

Thanks skellum. The browns aren't bad in any of them but I'd agree the Slavich one is the best but you are right none really come close to the recent one that I saw in the Gallery.

I should just...
Forum: Toning 11th January 2021, 01:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 156
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks all and while Rob's tone is brownish and...

Thanks all and while Rob's tone is brownish and quite a pleasant one at that, it is quite a way from the picture I saw in the Photrio Gallery

Frankly was afraid of getting the responses I have so...
Forum: Toning 10th January 2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 156
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Getting Brown Tones with Selenium?

I was looking at a Gallery pic on Photrio in which the person had used Ilford WT paper and selenium at 1+3 and had achieved a great brown tone which if anything looked better than most sepia toning I...
Forum: Print Exchanges 9th January 2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 166
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Angry I recall using both those as well unfortunately I...

I recall using both those as well unfortunately I can't speak for others of a similar era but every time I hear things or read things I seem to be reminded of times long ago. On Radio Northampton on...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 9th January 2021, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Haven't tried any so far but bromoil at least...

Haven't tried any so far but bromoil at least seems to have enough practitioners to have a website and puts on courses

I may be completely wrong but some of the other alternative processes may...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 9th January 2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,845
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Good info from all parties and nice to know that...

Good info from all parties and nice to know that the UV lamp has the capabilities to cover at least 8x10 and probably A4

Thanks

Mike
Forum: Alternate printing processes 9th January 2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,845
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Just to clarify are these 4 prints each 2 inches...

Just to clarify are these 4 prints each 2 inches by 2 inches such that if it had been one print then the limit looks to be a maximum of 8 x8 inches or does the gaps that I assume between each for...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 9th January 2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,845
Posted By Mike O'Pray
+1 to Bob's comments As I understand it these...

+1 to Bob's comments As I understand it these cut-outs for a photogram have to be cut in the reverse so to speak so it isn't as simple as cutting round a black piece of card In fact to really do...
Forum: Photography in general 8th January 2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 415
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Ah 2019 that's a relief. I recall the Festival of...

Ah 2019 that's a relief. I recall the Festival of Remembrance in the 1950s on TV when the then not so old ex WWI soldiers paraded at the Albert Hall on the Saturday before Remembrance Sunday to the...
Forum: Print Exchanges 8th January 2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 166
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Here, here and good of Mike to take over. I...

Here, here and good of Mike to take over. I suspect there is a lot more work has to go into this than might meet the eye at first glance

Mike
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