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Forum: Photography in general 21st September 2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,227
Posted By CambsIan
Hi All, sorry for the late reply. I'm not...

Hi All, sorry for the late reply.

I'm not going to be able to get back before the church closes, so will have to try and salvage what I can from whatever I managed to get.

Have to agree that a...
Forum: Photography in general 13th September 2021, 09:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,227
Posted By CambsIan
Total Disaster - Equipment failure

What a disaster today has turned out to be.

Had two X300 bodies loaded and prepped with new batteries and cleaned, only for a total equipment failure to stop me in my tracks.

First body managed...
Forum: Photography in general 7th September 2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,227
Posted By CambsIan
Just been refreshing my memory about developing...

Just been refreshing my memory about developing XP2 Super in HC-110 and although I understand this is not be a fully recognised way of doing things by Ilford they do have a page on their website...
Forum: Photography in general 6th September 2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,227
Posted By CambsIan
Thanks for the replies. I have developed...

Thanks for the replies.

I have developed XP2in HC-110 before and had pretty good results, HC-110 is my only developer and I use it for my Foma100, again not recommended, but works really well.
...
Forum: Photography in general 6th September 2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,227
Posted By CambsIan
OK, decision time, no longer have time to think...

OK, decision time, no longer have time to think about it as hoping to shoot next week.

As I said I've decided to go with 35mm and use a couple of bodies.

Going to go rogue with my film choice,...
Forum: Introductions 27th August 2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By CambsIan
Hi Sean, welcome to the forum. Ian

Hi Sean, welcome to the forum.

Ian
Forum: Photography in general 26th August 2021, 09:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,227
Posted By CambsIan
Hi All, Wow, plenty of food for thought,...

Hi All,

Wow, plenty of food for thought, thank you all.

I have now decided to go down the 35mm route as my lens options are far greater and I have several Minolta X300 bodies so can load...
Forum: Photography in general 24th August 2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,227
Posted By CambsIan
Thank you all for your replies, once again, the...

Thank you all for your replies, once again, the friendly forum comes to the rescue.

My go to film, and the one I'm most used to is Foma 100, after reading you replies and possible pit falls with...
Forum: Photography in general 23rd August 2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,227
Posted By CambsIan
Photographing a small church

Hi All,

Came across a small village church today, which unfortunately will close it's doors for the last time at the end of September.

I've given a small donation and have been given permission...
Forum: Members Announcements 25th July 2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By CambsIan
Hi Rob, Looking good, hope the exhibition is...

Hi Rob,

Looking good, hope the exhibition is a success.

It's possible that my wife and I may pop in on the morning of the last day, as we hope to be in that area (ish)

Ian
Forum: Photography in general 23rd July 2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By CambsIan
Thank you all for your replies. As usual...

Thank you all for your replies.

As usual plenty food for thought.

Think for now I'll stick to cleaning the glass side only and see how they print. Will need for the weather to completely break...
Forum: Photography in general 21st July 2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 663
Posted By CambsIan
Glass Plates

Hi, everyone, been a while since I asked a dumb question, so I thought I would ask one.

I have just been given some glass plates by a friend which were taken of her by her father some 60+ years...
Forum: Monochrome Film 10th July 2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,938
Posted By CambsIan
I use Kodak HC-110 it keeps pretty much for ever...

I use Kodak HC-110 it keeps pretty much for ever and can be used in a very dilute solution. For my Fomapan 100 I use it at 1:150.

There are examples on "the net" as to many other films and many...
Forum: Introductions 10th July 2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,499
Posted By CambsIan
Hi Brian, Welcome to the forum, from a...

Hi Brian,

Welcome to the forum, from a Minolta user in neighbouring Cambridgeshire, hope you enjoy your time here.

Ian
Forum: Introductions 16th April 2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,483
Posted By CambsIan
Hi Jev, Welcome to the forum (from another...

Hi Jev, Welcome to the forum (from another Cambridgeshire resident) hope you enjoy your time with us.

Ian
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 2nd April 2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By CambsIan
Thanks Paul. Been looking at the options for...

Thanks Paul.

Been looking at the options for sending batteries within the UK, UPS might possibly be an option, but while looking Google threw up this company
...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 1st April 2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By CambsIan
Thanks for the replies Paul. Think if I were...

Thanks for the replies Paul.

Think if I were to go ahead, although my soldering skills are very, very poor, it would have to be the NiCd route as my charger is the N type.

The only NiCd I can...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 31st March 2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By CambsIan
Hi Paul, I have a 6003 src 1000 that I have...

Hi Paul,

I have a 6003 src 1000 that I have considered having re-celled (but never got round to getting it done due to the cost (Ffordes latest price is 170 although out of stock) and the hassle...
Forum: Introductions 21st March 2021, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,686
Posted By CambsIan
H Norman, welcome to the forum. Have any...

H Norman, welcome to the forum.

Have any questions ? Just ask away, plenty of knowledge available from the members on here.

Developing B+W in the kitchen is really doable ( that's where I do...
Forum: Print Exchanges 17th March 2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,685
Posted By CambsIan
Hi Bob, many thanks for the reply. I think I...

Hi Bob, many thanks for the reply.

I think I have managed to clear the queue, by processing without the image attached.

Sorry to say that when trying to upload new pic's today still loading...
Forum: Print Exchanges 17th March 2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,685
Posted By CambsIan
Posted mine yesterday afternoon. ...

Posted mine yesterday afternoon.
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Best Wishes, Graeme

Received today, a lovely print from Georgetown, Penang. Not sure I would have seen this shot if I had been there, you've...
Forum: Photography in general 14th March 2021, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
Posted By CambsIan
Think I would rather buy a std P+S from either...

Think I would rather buy a std P+S from either that internet auction site or a charity shop.

There's a Praktica going for about 7 (1/10th of the Harman one)

Ian
Forum: Photography in general 14th March 2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,547
Posted By CambsIan
Hi Paul, I'm a member of the "both" camp. ...

Hi Paul,

I'm a member of the "both" camp.

I guess 35mm for speed of shooting along with the affordable (?) extras that go with it.

120 for when taking time and where using the std lens...
Forum: Print Exchanges 13th March 2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,685
Posted By CambsIan
Ooooops. I seem to be having a real moment...

Ooooops.

I seem to be having a real moment or two, trying to get my pics into the gallery.

Got a really big queue left over from all my attempts to upload from last month, and this months has...
Forum: Print Exchanges 13th March 2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,685
Posted By CambsIan
Hi Bob, glad they arrived safe and you liked...

Hi Bob, glad they arrived safe and you liked them.

Will post into gallery.

Ian
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