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Forum: Photography in general 20th February 2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 307
Posted By Lostlabours
Thanks Nat, I'd assumed it was 3/16th. It amazes...

Thanks Nat, I'd assumed it was 3/16th. It amazes me that my heavy 10x8 Agfa Ansco cameras have 3/8th tripod fittings.

Ian
Forum: Sale or Wanted 20th February 2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By Lostlabours
The camera arrived yesterday,it's identical to...

The camera arrived yesterday,it's identical to the Werra Mat (some were just marked Werra) a marvel of the 1950's hey-day of East German camera production, high build quality like the KW Pratkinas....
Forum: Photography in general 19th February 2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 307
Posted By Lostlabours
John, the bottom of what's left of the Quarter...

John, the bottom of what's left of the Quarter plate Lancaster Instograph has a tripod fitting with an Internal diameter of 1/8th of an inch allowing for the thread depth that maybe a 3/16th tripod...
Forum: Photography in general 19th February 2021, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 307
Posted By Lostlabours
I bought a tripod headat a CAmera fair a few...

I bought a tripod headat a CAmera fair a few yeawrs ago from a 2 box not realising it had a 3/6 thread to a camera. Must have had it some years before I realised it was dual fit, unusually the outer...
Forum: Photography in general 18th February 2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 307
Posted By Lostlabours
As Ian says those adapters are all you need. ...

As Ian says those adapters are all you need. I've only ever come across one camera with a none standard tripod thread and that was an early Lancaster quarter plate camera with a smaller probably...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 15th February 2021, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 221
Posted By Lostlabours
Just before lockdown in March last year someone...

Just before lockdown in March last year someone brought me a Wrra to look at it in my local drinking hole, it had been his fathers camera later replaced or joined by a Voigtlander Vito. They are...
Forum: Photography in general 15th February 2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Lostlabours
Pre-WWII in Europe it would be a German 9x12...

Pre-WWII in Europe it would be a German 9x12 camera something similar to an AVUS and flash powdeer, the one Brassai clip shows the powder being lit. I say German but a small number similar camears...
Forum: Photography in general 14th February 2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Lostlabours
It's a very good film, I heard one of the...

It's a very good film, I heard one of the producers talking about making it on R4 while driving, otherwise I may never have seen it.

The depiction of photography in films is interesting, perhaps...
Forum: Photography in general 14th February 2021, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By Lostlabours
The first Automat was introduced in 1937 as Alex...

The first Automat was introduced in 1937 as Alex indicated, it would have had a Tessar or Xenar lens.

If anyone has seen "A Summer of Rockets" they'd spot the blunder of the use of a Zorki...
Forum: Photography in general 12th February 2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By Lostlabours
Colin Ford was one of the last Producer-Manager's...

Colin Ford was one of the last Producer-Manager's of The Kidderminster Playhouse, the local theatre here. It was closed and demolished to build a ring road.

In his time there, 1958-60, he would...
Forum: Chemical formulae 9th February 2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By Lostlabours
Champion never went broke, they took over May &...

Champion never went broke, they took over May & Baker and are still a major manufacturer of Photo Chemistry.

Ian
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 26th January 2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 230
Posted By Lostlabours
You should get a proper pro outfit :D Just...

You should get a proper pro outfit :D

Just adding a CZJ 135mm Sonnar to my Pratina kit, I want a CZJ 75mm f1.5 Biotar to go with my 58mm f2 Biotar, some Flektagons next.

If you haven't seen a...
Forum: News and Announcements 25th January 2021, 12:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 830
Posted By Lostlabours
Thanks everyone, unfortunatel the stroke was...

Thanks everyone, unfortunatel the stroke was severe one on Thursday evening, loss of speech, couldn't swallow or eat. She's tolerating sipping water today.

Once stabilised she'll be transferred to...
Forum: Photography in general 14th January 2021, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By Lostlabours
I went to a talk she gave, maybe the RPs I can't...

I went to a talk she gave, maybe the RPs I can't remember now, she was very approachable and spoke with members of the audience. Her husbant Thurston Hopkins was also in the audience.

Ian
Forum: Photography in general 5th January 2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,137
Posted By Lostlabours
I had the pleasure of spending around 5 days with...

I had the pleasure of spending around 5 days with Fay Godwin on a workshop at Paul Hill's Photogtraphers Place in the Peak District. As I knew the area I tarvelled in Fay's car on the field trips,...
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th December 2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By Lostlabours
I used Ilford's re-use with increased times...

I used Ilford's re-use with increased times successfully back around 1969/70 with HP3 & HP4.

Ian
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th December 2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 831
Posted By Lostlabours
The only difference between packaged Microphen...

The only difference between packaged Microphen and ID-68 is a touch of Sodium Metabisulphe in Micropen Part A and the appropriate touch of extra Carbonate in Part B to keep the same pH and convert...
Forum: Equipment 7th December 2020, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By Lostlabours
The way the taped bits fit the holders should...

The way the taped bits fit the holders should form a light seal anyway. I've re-tapped quite a few MPP and other holders with no issues, I use off-cuts of shutter cloth left over from roller blind...
Forum: Darkroom 3rd December 2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,041
Posted By Lostlabours
That De Vere 54 is quite old but also very robust...

That De Vere 54 is quite old but also very robust and the price is right, also easy to service.

Ian
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd December 2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,331
Posted By Lostlabours
Adrian was asking about a 6 sheet spiral hence...

Adrian was asking about a 6 sheet spiral hence the 150ml based on manufacturers 100ml per films (4 sheets of 5x4).

The 100ml of D76/ID-11, Perceptol, Xtol, etc is on the cautious side, but it...
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd December 2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By Lostlabours
OK, never seen that one. However it's misleading...

OK, never seen that one. However it's misleading to use the same name D74, Kodak D74 is their recommended First developer for a few years now.

At 1+7 35ml developer and top up with Water to...
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd December 2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,331
Posted By Lostlabours
Same answer 1+ 1 and 150mm dev 150ml water. ...

Same answer 1+ 1 and 150mm dev 150ml water.

Don't process Fomapan with Tmax, Fomapan needs approx 25% less development or it gets excessively contrasty. Also shot the Fomapan 200 at 100EI.

Ian
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd December 2020, 05:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 289
Posted By Lostlabours
D74 is a motion picture first developer for...

D74 is a motion picture first developer for reversal processing.

Do you mean D76. You need a minimum of 100ml stock per 80 sq in that[s 4 sheets of 5x4 or a rolll of 35mm or 120.

In your case...
Forum: Chemical formulae 22nd November 2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,926
Posted By Lostlabours
I know it's an old thread but it contains a...

I know it's an old thread but it contains a mistake or two.

Bromophen was originally sold as a replacement for ID-20 PQ, itself a replacement for ID-20 an MQ developer a powder developer. However...
Forum: Darkroom 21st November 2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By Lostlabours
Sounds like safe lights but it's filters/covers...

Sounds like safe lights but it's filters/covers that change not bulbs. The OC/902 (Paterson VC) Multigrade filter Olive Brown) is the most useful as it's optimised for Variable Contrast papers and...
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