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Forum: Monochrome Film 17th November 2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 382
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I'm not sure how often Ag-Photographic update...

I'm not sure how often Ag-Photographic update their listings, some seem rather out of date.
Forum: Monochrome Film 17th November 2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 382
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Mike, here you go:...

Mike,
here you go: https://imaging.kodakalaris.com/sites/default/files/files/resources/j78.pdf

Tom
Forum: Monochrome Film 17th November 2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I carefully pull the tape off; at one time I...

I carefully pull the tape off; at one time I tended to leave it on but suffered some kind of tape related problem on one or two occasions.
Forum: New products and offers 16th November 2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I haven't needed to order from them, but it...

I haven't needed to order from them, but it strikes me that many of their product listings are of the type that Silverprint would have stocked in the past when owned by Martin Reed.
Forum: Photography in general 11th November 2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,199
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I've not experienced trouble with security staff,...

I've not experienced trouble with security staff, but on one occasion had to deal with a highly officious representative from one of the wildlife charities here in Norfolk, trying to insist that I...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 23rd July 2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,240
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I have always found this document useful:...

I have always found this document useful: https://people.umass.edu/~rbhome/bellows15.pdf
Forum: Cameras - medium format 20th July 2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,709
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I had the 150mm, 250mm, and 500mm lenses at one...

I had the 150mm, 250mm, and 500mm lenses at one time. I found I didn't use the 500mm much due to size constraints. The 150mm and 250mm lenses have fairly long minimum focusing distances, which is...
Forum: Darkroom 1st June 2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Thanks for posting this. Harman could do with...

Thanks for posting this. Harman could do with better customer relations / communication as they did in the past.
Forum: Photography in general 24th May 2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 852
Posted By Tom Kershaw
The BBC seem to like to have 'an evening of' type...

The BBC seem to like to have 'an evening of' type scheduling.
Forum: Photography in general 8th May 2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 566
Posted By Tom Kershaw
The Guardian cover editor - strange choice of film frame.

See: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-the-papers-57033837 - apparently black & white 35mm frames were actually photographed with medium format Ektachrome...
Forum: Photography in general 19th April 2021, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By Tom Kershaw
The last person I saw out with a camera was...

The last person I saw out with a camera was someone sporting a full-frame type Canon DSLR. Film cameras rare, the occasional Leica, maybe a student or two with an old SLR. Last year I did spot...
Forum: Photography in general 19th April 2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By Tom Kershaw
If I have a camera with me I do try and engage,...

If I have a camera with me I do try and engage, although I suspect some people are not particularly interested in forums. Due to where I often photograph I tend to get asked about the local wildlife...
Forum: Darkroom 12th April 2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 862
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Galerie is a great paper, one of my favourites....

Galerie is a great paper, one of my favourites. It would be good to know what Harman's plans for the paper are.
Forum: News and Announcements 9th April 2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By Tom Kershaw
New prices also reflected on the Fotospeed...

New prices also reflected on the Fotospeed website. https://www.fotospeed.com/FD10-Film-Developer/products/1259/

Some products like ILFORD DD-X seem to have stayed the same price for a while now,...
Forum: News and Announcements 9th April 2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By Tom Kershaw
Fotospeed price increases

I'm not a current user of Fotospeed products but noticed browsing the Firstcall Photographic website that some significant price increases have been applied to FS products. Perhaps time to stock up...
Forum: Colour film 28th March 2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,720
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I've just gone through a Fuji Hunt E6 kit with...

I've just gone through a Fuji Hunt E6 kit with good results, and don't mind answering questions. - my e-mail address is on my website www.tomkershaw.com

I used the kit on a 2-shot basis in a...
Forum: New products and offers 22nd March 2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,285
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I went looking for a 2nd hand copy stand last...

I went looking for a 2nd hand copy stand last year, assuming that one of the Kaiser models would be easily available. Sadly not, and in the end I adapted an attachment for my Meopta Magnifax which...
Forum: Darkroom 13th March 2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I'm not sure if anyone has direct contact with...

I'm not sure if anyone has direct contact with the company these days? It all seems to be through social media channels.

Tom
Forum: Darkroom 18th August 2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 835
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I generally use the Componon-S 100mm f/5.6 for...

I generally use the Componon-S 100mm f/5.6 for 6x7cm negatives.
Forum: New products and offers 26th July 2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I know, it might be cheaper but doesn't always...

I know, it might be cheaper but doesn't always give such a good impression... Not everyone is on Facebook or at least wants to spend much time there.
Forum: New products and offers 25th July 2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By Tom Kershaw
The marketing direction from the current...

The marketing direction from the current iteration of ILFORD Photo certainly seems to be much more targeted towards newer and more entry level users.
Forum: New products and offers 24th July 2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,816
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I agree, some of the prices direct from Ilford...

I agree, some of the prices direct from Ilford are a bit high.
Forum: Manufactured brews 20th July 2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,531
Posted By Tom Kershaw
If you want a kit the Fuji one tends to be good...

If you want a kit the Fuji one tends to be good value.

https://www.firstcall-photographic.co.uk/fujifilm-c-41-film-x-press-kit-5-litres/p613
Forum: Colour film 29th June 2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,109
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I usually have no issues with C-41 development...

I usually have no issues with C-41 development but did just recently when processing some Ektar 4x5 sheets (chalk like deposits). I'm using Kodak Flexicolor developer, Champion bleach, Kodak fixer,...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 21st June 2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,309
Posted By Tom Kershaw
I may be missing a vital point, but unfortunately...

I may be missing a vital point, but unfortunately this seems to be almost a requirement for YouTube from what I've seen.
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