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Forum: Photography in general Yesterday, 11:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 121
Posted By Rob Archer
Ilford Warmtone FB is almost exactly a stop...

Ilford Warmtone FB is almost exactly a stop slower than Multigrade Classic FB. This means that if you are switching between those papers it's easy to control by either doubling/halving exposure time...
Forum: Print Exchanges 21st January 2021, 05:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,440
Posted By Rob Archer
Just received not one, but three fascinating 5x7...

Just received not one, but three fascinating 5x7 prints from Terry S. Well printed on three different paper stocks and toned differently. Great minds think alike Terry! I've been considering going...
Forum: Photography in general 21st January 2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 280
Posted By Rob Archer
Photograph things close at hand. Many 'new'...

Photograph things close at hand. Many 'new' photographers get their first 'good' camera and start planning trips to exotic places, or expensive model shoots etc. Learn to 'see' the things/people...
Forum: Monochrome Film 21st January 2021, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 114
Posted By Rob Archer
It depends a lot on how the camera and film is...

It depends a lot on how the camera and film is stored. The backing paper is, as pointed out, quite susceptible to environmental conditions. Some films fare better than others though. Ilford films in...
Forum: Introductions 18th January 2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 173
Posted By Rob Archer
Welcome! I've got a Fed3 which I love....

Welcome! I've got a Fed3 which I love. Surprisingly sharp lenses!
Forum: Photography in general 17th January 2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 607
Posted By Rob Archer
Out of interest, can this stuff be handled under...

Out of interest, can this stuff be handled under a red safelight, or does it need total darkness?
Forum: Photography in general 14th January 2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 233
Posted By Rob Archer
I have a set of these that I plan to use in my...

I have a set of these that I plan to use in my Yashica mat. I was thinking of using both sets and attaching the end if the film into a reusable 35mm canister. Otherwise one would have to handle the...
Forum: Toning 11th January 2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 216
Posted By Rob Archer
I find the results with selenium toner vary...

I find the results with selenium toner vary enormously depending on paper, developer and toner dilution. I find a stronger toner (1:5 or more) gives warmer browns than 1:9 which gives a 'plummy' tone...
Forum: Print Exchanges 11th January 2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,274
Posted By Rob Archer
And arrived today! A very atmospheric print of...

And arrived today! A very atmospheric print of beached boats in the Faroe Islands. Brought back happy (and damp!) memories of a trip there in 1985.

Thanks
Forum: Alternate printing processes 9th January 2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By Rob Archer
I've dabbled (again, not literally!) with...

I've dabbled (again, not literally!) with cyanotypes in the past but plan on doing it a bit more seriously, starting with setting up a more consistent light source than sunshine.
Forum: Print Exchanges 9th January 2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,440
Posted By Rob Archer
Mine went off this morning.

Mine went off this morning.
Forum: Photography in general 7th January 2021, 10:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By Rob Archer
Thanks for sharing this. Some wonderful images...

Thanks for sharing this. Some wonderful images there. I'm surprised I haven't come across her work before. I did several trips to the GDR in the early 1980s. It was certainly an 'interesting'...
Forum: Print Exchanges 6th January 2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,274
Posted By Rob Archer
I'm glad it got there in the end!

I'm glad it got there in the end!
Forum: Photography in general 6th January 2021, 09:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 652
Posted By Rob Archer
The postman has just brought me a set of close up...

The postman has just brought me a set of close up (no 1) filters for my Yashica Mat. There's a patch of waste ground covered in teasels about 100m from my house so I think my daily exercise might...
Forum: Photography in general 4th January 2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 814
Posted By Rob Archer
If I had to choose one it would probably be Fay...

If I had to choose one it would probably be Fay Godwin. As well as being an accomplished photographer she loved simplicity, not carrying around tons of gear. She was also passionate about the...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 3rd January 2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Rob Archer
Thanks for that. I have read through that thread...

Thanks for that. I have read through that thread now and learnt a lot. I suppose I'm just trying to be a bit cheapskate. I think I'm going to invest in one of the better lamps mentioned anyway. I'll...
Forum: Print Exchanges 2nd January 2021, 12:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,274
Posted By Rob Archer
I've not received anything yet. Mine went in the...

I've not received anything yet. Mine went in the post just before Christmas.
Forum: Alternate printing processes 2nd January 2021, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Rob Archer
UV Light Source for Cyanotypes - would this work?

I'm planning to have another go at cyanotypes. I've used sunlight before but it's inconsistent (and often unavailable!) so looking at UV light sources. I've found a few things online including this...
Forum: Introductions 2nd January 2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By Rob Archer
Welcome to FADU Uwe! I was last in Leipzig in...

Welcome to FADU Uwe! I was last in Leipzig in 1984. I suspect it's changed a bit since then! I'll have to dig out some of my old negatives from back then. IIRC I was still using my old Practika MTL3...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 1st January 2021, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Rob Archer
Durst M305 Colour enlarger - free to a good home.

I'm rationalising my darkroom and have a Durst M305 colour enlarger looking for a new home. Complete with lens (Rodenstock Rodagon 50mm f4), transformer and Viponel timer. A great set up for...
Forum: Cameras - small format 30th December 2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 751
Posted By Rob Archer
I use an Olympus 35RC, Mju 1 and Mju 2. All of...

I use an Olympus 35RC, Mju 1 and Mju 2. All of which are excellent. The mjus are tiny and great for bike rides etc although they're fully automatic and can't take filters. The 35RC is a very capable...
Forum: Print Exchanges 26th December 2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,440
Posted By Rob Archer
I'm up for this again please. I was out shooting...

I'm up for this again please. I was out shooting today so as to get ahead!
Forum: Print Exchanges 22nd December 2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,274
Posted By Rob Archer
Mine's in the post.

Mine's in the post.
Forum: New products and offers 22nd December 2020, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,134
Posted By Rob Archer
I bought 10 sheets of this (in the gloss version)...

I bought 10 sheets of this (in the gloss version) as an experiment. I quite like the feel of graded papers and this didn't disappoint, although it has it's very obvious limitations - mainly the...
Forum: Darkroom 20th December 2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By Rob Archer
I had a similar problem to this many years ago...

I had a similar problem to this many years ago with sepia toning the old glossy Multigrade 3 paper. The darkest areas developed a metallic sheen and lost detail and I had that staining around the...
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