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Forum: Print Exchanges 23rd February 2021, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 117
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Please count me in. I enjoy this exchange very...

Please count me in. I enjoy this exchange very much.
Forum: Introductions 20th February 2021, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 334
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Dear Buzz, 12x16" is the right size for...

Dear Buzz,

12x16" is the right size for exhibitions. May be, that is the next step for you?
Forum: Sale or Wanted 20th February 2021, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 202
Posted By Uwe Pilz
I never owned one, but my friend - a serious...

I never owned one, but my friend - a serious photographer - did. It has a Tessar lens which is quite sharp. Here in Leipzig I see one form time to time in the second hand corner of the photo shops....
Forum: Print Exchanges 19th February 2021, 05:13 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,953
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Yesterday I received a beautiful print from...

Yesterday I received a beautiful print from Martin (MartyNL). It shows a partly destructed church in New Zealand. Reason for the damage was an earthquake.
I really like this print. It has some kind...
Forum: Print Exchanges 16th February 2021, 03:47 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,953
Posted By Uwe Pilz
> But it would be great to see the second print,...

> But it would be great to see the second print, made from this film in the forum.

I like to write postcards form my own images. The second "print" ist some kind of postcard where I wrote some...
Forum: Photography in general 13th February 2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By Uwe Pilz
I always thought that I have the first edition....

I always thought that I have the first edition. My book is from focal press / 1998. I looked at all the mistakes mentioned, and find printed correct. No notes necessry.

I love that book! It was my...
Forum: Print Exchanges 9th February 2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,953
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Dear Mike, I am pleased that you enjoy my prints....

Dear Mike, I am pleased that you enjoy my prints.

The special thing about the postcard print is not the paper it is printed on. That is Adox MCP if memory serves. The special thing is the Washi...
Forum: Monochrome Film 4th February 2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 295
Posted By Uwe Pilz
If you want to use cheap film, buy fresh products...

If you want to use cheap film, buy fresh products form Foma. It is cheaper than this, and Foma 200 is a decent film.
Forum: Print Exchanges 3rd February 2021, 06:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,953
Posted By Uwe Pilz
My print is on its way. Enjoy!

My print is on its way. Enjoy!
Forum: Monochrome Film 31st January 2021, 05:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 973
Posted By Uwe Pilz
> Rollei Retro 80 and 400 I used both films...

> Rollei Retro 80 and 400

I used both films with infrared. They can be used with a 720 nm filter. This is no "deep infrared" but you get a black sky and a nice Wood effect. Guessing the exposure...
Forum: Print Exchanges 24th January 2021, 05:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,953
Posted By Uwe Pilz
I am in again.

I am in again.
Forum: Photography in general 22nd January 2021, 05:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 592
Posted By Uwe Pilz
I have the feeling, that at least some of the...

I have the feeling, that at least some of the newbies have their pleasure if they get an image at all. And not an exposition print.

They enjoy the old style process and that they get real images...
Forum: Photography in general 22nd January 2021, 05:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 411
Posted By Uwe Pilz
I don't use an analyzer, but test strips. I...

I don't use an analyzer, but test strips. I always work the following way: I work out an exposure plan at smallish paper, mostly 18x24 cm². When I need an exhibition print, usually 30x40 cm², I make...
Forum: Photography in general 16th January 2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 422
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Thank you for sharing this, very interesting. ...

Thank you for sharing this, very interesting.

I have quite a bunch of book form St. Ansel, but my photographic knowledge evolved rather the other approach.
Forum: Darkroom 16th January 2021, 06:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 433
Posted By Uwe Pilz
If you yont want to buy a filter, you may simply...

If you yont want to buy a filter, you may simply put some sheets of frosted paper in the filter drawer. The type of paper which you use for wrap food. With times so short you may even use printer...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 14th January 2021, 06:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 905
Posted By Uwe Pilz
You may combine the following things: - use a...

You may combine the following things:
- use a grade 5 filter combined with maximum magenta filtering
- use a high contrast developer. If using your usual dev, dilute it as less as possible.
-...
Forum: Print Exchanges 8th January 2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,686
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Good morning. I am not familiar with the gallery...

Good morning. I am not familiar with the gallery here. But I try to add my shot.
Forum: Print Exchanges 7th January 2021, 05:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,686
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Yesterday I received a beautiful print from Frank...

Yesterday I received a beautiful print from Frank (PanFrank). It shows a historic merry-go-round in an apparent unpopulated city. In reality, Frank hat to wait for a while to get his shot without...
Forum: Print Exchanges 4th January 2021, 05:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,686
Posted By Uwe Pilz
I sent my print out. Enjoy!

I sent my print out. Enjoy!
Forum: Introductions 2nd January 2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Dear Rob, thank you! I had a MTL5 for a while but...

Dear Rob, thank you! I had a MTL5 for a while but I was not very happy with it. But I use M42 lenses very often and have quite a bunch of them.

If you visit Leipzig again please mail me. We may...
Forum: Monochrome Film 29th December 2020, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Uwe Pilz
> The tank I prefer for 120 is the Durst tank...

> The tank I prefer for 120 is the Durst tank which unfortunately only holds 1 x 120.

It should alway be possible to get two 120 mm film at one spool. A 120 mm is 85 cm long, and there is room for...
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th December 2020, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Uwe Pilz
For regular use I have another developer (Atomal...

For regular use I have another developer (Atomal 49), which would require increasing of developing time too. I never was very happy with that, because the result are not stable. I used two methods...
Forum: Monochrome Film 27th December 2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 812
Posted By Uwe Pilz
There are some variables which control the...

There are some variables which control the graininess of a developer
- how strong is the alkali
- which developing agent is used
- is there a substance which solves silver

From this point of...
Forum: Print Exchanges 26th December 2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,686
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Dear photographers, I am new here in the forum,...

Dear photographers, I am new here in the forum, but I step in this exchange. I hope you enjoy my prints. Merry Christmas!
Forum: Introductions 16th December 2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 773
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Dear Terry, yes I organize BPX there. Dear...

Dear Terry, yes I organize BPX there.

Dear John, if you visit Leipzig in the future, please mail me in advance. I give you a sightseeing tour.
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