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Forum: New products and offers Today, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By Mike O'Pray
[QUOTE=Richard Gould;135665] I graduly got a...

[QUOTE=Richard Gould;135665] I graduly got a faint image, until, i think, around 30 minutes or more for HP5 and Fomapan both exposed at somewhere around 100 iso,
Richard

Richard,it is stuff I...
Forum: New products and offers Today, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 143
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Actually quite a lot if you spend a Grand, Paul...

Actually quite a lot if you spend a Grand, Paul :D

Mike
Forum: Photography in general Today, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 18
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Yes Terry I was quoting from my copy of the Radio...

Yes Terry I was quoting from my copy of the Radio Times. I don't have any of the subscription broadcasters
so can't explain this.

Let's hope the programme doesn't deliver a lot less than it...
Forum: New products and offers Today, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 143
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Sorry Paul I have just realised that I misread...

Sorry Paul I have just realised that I misread your clear 25% and wrote 20% in my reply I blame "lockdown" :D

Mike
Forum: Photography in general Today, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 18
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Sky Arts - Master of Photography

Tonight on Sky Arts there is from 7-8pm the above programme. All I can gather is that it is hosted by Elizabeth Rossellini called the beauty of Rome from Rome and its objective is to try by a life...
Forum: Photography in general Today, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 42
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Yes, summed up in: The U.S. takes the analogue...

Yes, summed up in: The U.S. takes the analogue pics and Europe makes the equipment: D

My sentence may be a bit glib a la the advertising Mad( Madison Avenue) men but what is true is how difficult...
Forum: Introductions Today, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 76
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Welcome George. You may be slightly mad as...

Welcome George. You may be slightly mad as apparently I may be also judging by some comments on another forum:D but clearly there is nothing wrong with your ergonomic skills if you have managed to...
Forum: Photography in general 20th September 2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 395
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Nat it certainly sounds as if it is a film fault...

Nat it certainly sounds as if it is a film fault that worth contact with Rollei. I have no idea how you do this unfortunately. As I understand matters the origins of Rollei in terms of exactly who...
Forum: New products and offers 20th September 2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 143
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Paul 20% plus free PP has to be a good...

Thanks Paul 20% plus free PP has to be a good offer Can't speak for the others but this is the kind of thing that would otherwise just slip by me with me none the wiser

Mike
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 19th September 2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 271
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Terry, isn't that the one that had a timer which...

Terry, isn't that the one that had a timer which had marks on a clockwork driven dial based on the time taken for Scrooge to eat each spoonful of gruel? This being an improvement of the older method...
Forum: Photography in general 18th September 2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Nat, Macodirect appear to have it. Nothing on its...

Nat, Macodirect appear to have it. Nothing on its site to suggest it is out of stock

Mike
Forum: New products and offers 18th September 2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Dave. I do hope that this does really mean...

Thanks Dave. I do hope that this does really mean Tetenal are on the point of their introduction and this isn't the PR section doing its "let's string them along a bit more to buy more time" ploy
...
Forum: Photography in general 17th September 2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Sorry Nat. I find this so unbelievable to the...

Sorry Nat. I find this so unbelievable to the extent that it kills any change of humour for me. The slowness of the customer to react was impossible to believe. Some people are reluctant to react...
Forum: Photography in general 16th September 2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Nat I can't directly help with useful info as I...

Nat I can't directly help with useful info as I don't use Rollei film but I take it you have looked at all our sponsors. RKPhoto seems to keep stocks of the more exotic film stuff for instance

If...
Forum: Photography in general 14th September 2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Read the story and now I need the help of all our...

Read the story and now I need the help of all our Scottish friends.

Why didn't the name Neville go down well in Scotland to extent he changed it to Jim/Jimmy

Was this to enable the locals to...
Forum: Photography in general 13th September 2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 395
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I have a feeling that as far as particles in...

I have a feeling that as far as particles in water are concerned then while most of the time any mains water in the U.K. is usually particle free there are probably times when due to water authority...
Forum: Photography in general 13th September 2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 395
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Terry, I appreciate the thread is about spotting...

Terry, I appreciate the thread is about spotting white blobs on RC paper and the associated difficulties but do I take it that there is a black mark on the negative causing this which cannot be...
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th September 2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By Mike O'Pray
I'd agree with Marty. I am no expert at reading...

I'd agree with Marty. I am no expert at reading negatives but it seems to me as well that your film has lost none of its speed in what may be over 35 years

That is amazing.

Mike
Forum: Photography in general 11th September 2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By Mike O'Pray
John, having given this some more thought, it...

John, having given this some more thought, it might be a business address that is used for business communications only. For all sorts of reasons I can understand not wanting a private residential...
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th September 2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Yes Colin pretty well sums up my reason for...

Yes Colin pretty well sums up my reason for mentioning Ilford being interested. These days it goes in for a lot more of a social media angle and for want of a better word "chat" so as Colin says...
Forum: Monochrome Film 11th September 2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By Mike O'Pray
[QUOTE=TonyZ;135521]Hi Mike, Not quite sure...

[QUOTE=TonyZ;135521]Hi Mike,

Not quite sure if you're taking the mick?

I'll get a better look today in daylight and put together a lightbox as I just have a plain scanner not a neg scanner.
...
Forum: Photography in general 11th September 2020, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Eric, I just checked on the section on the...

Eric, I just checked on the section on the opening page of FADU that says "friends" and he last visited the site almost exactly 4 years ago but a quick Google search makes no mention of death so I...
Forum: Monochrome Film 10th September 2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Good news Tony ad quite a surprise. I think if...

Good news Tony ad quite a surprise. I think if the film is Pan F then even Ilford might be interested in your success. Your find of the bulk roll and your success is possibly the kind of thing that...
Forum: Darkroom 10th September 2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Thanks Bill I always find that kind of reply from...

Thanks Bill I always find that kind of reply from any maker of equipment to be frustrating

My frustration is expressed well in a poster I used to see on a fellow employee's filing cabinet that...
Forum: Photography in general 9th September 2020, 11:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Posted By Mike O'Pray
Rob,well at least Ilford in its new guise has...

Rob,well at least Ilford in its new guise has taken the plunge and stated that within 3 months is OK so a bit more leeway on post exposure to processing time than some may have believed

Mike
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