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Forum: Darkroom 15th October 2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By MattPitts
Masking easels

Hi everyone,

I'm gradually getting together all the darkroom kit, I found a secondhand easel on eBay and I have noticed that the blades and edge of the frame do not sit flush with the metal...
Forum: Darkroom 10th October 2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,105
Posted By MattPitts
Thanks Terry, I did contact them and sadly they...

Thanks Terry, I did contact them and sadly they no longer have the spare part I was looking for, luckily I managed to find one on eBay, so hopefully that will solve the problem. Paper and developer...
Forum: Darkroom 8th October 2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,105
Posted By MattPitts
Thanks for this, just one more question, can I...

Thanks for this, just one more question, can I use the same fixer and stop I already have developing films for the prints?
Forum: Darkroom 8th October 2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,105
Posted By MattPitts
Thanks Alex, I have had the back cover off and...

Thanks Alex, I have had the back cover off and inspected the nylon gear, which is very worn and needs replacing, but I suspect getting hold of one will be very difficult.
Forum: Darkroom 8th October 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,105
Posted By MattPitts
Thanks to Mike Heller for all his help and for...

Thanks to Mike Heller for all his help and for sorting out the enlarger for me to collect. As far as I can tell its all in working order. The only issue I can see is the plastic cog on the winder is...
Forum: Darkroom 5th October 2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,105
Posted By MattPitts
That's awesome, I'd love to have it, whereabouts...

That's awesome, I'd love to have it, whereabouts are you? I'm based in Kent. If you're able to work out a cost of be happy to pay whatever is needed. Thanks for such a generous offer.

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Forum: Darkroom 5th October 2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,105
Posted By MattPitts
Hi Mike, yes I would be interested, is this the...

Hi Mike, yes I would be interested, is this the BW version?
Forum: Darkroom 5th October 2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,105
Posted By MattPitts
Great thanks, is it correct that I can use a...

Great thanks, is it correct that I can use a colour enlarger for printing BW? Or would I be better off sticking with a BW enlarger?

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Forum: Darkroom 4th October 2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,105
Posted By MattPitts
Budget BW enlarger options

Hi Everyone

I'm currently on the look out for a secondland BW enlarger for medium format. There seems to be quite an array of old enlargers of varying costs oneBay and other secondhand shops.
...
Forum: Monochrome Film 4th October 2018, 08:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,396
Posted By MattPitts
Thanks Bob, I'll stick to my bedside reading of...

Thanks Bob, I'll stick to my bedside reading of Basic photography techniques then :-) and keep practicing
Forum: Monochrome Film 4th October 2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,396
Posted By MattPitts
Some examples taken with HP5+ at box speed

Some examples taken with HP5+ at box speed
Forum: Monochrome Film 4th October 2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,396
Posted By MattPitts
Wow, thanks to everyone for your very helpful and...

Wow, thanks to everyone for your very helpful and informative replies. Need to go through everyones' replies carefully. But I going to do some experimenting as suggested by @mike O'pray. I'm also...
Forum: Monochrome Film 4th October 2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,396
Posted By MattPitts
Over exposing Ilford HP5+

Hi Guys,

I've been shooting HP5+ at box speed with acceptable results. I recently read an article suggesting overexposing b+w http://www.johnnypatience.com/the-zone-system-is-dead/

I'm...
Forum: Introductions 2nd October 2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,233
Posted By MattPitts
Hi from Kent

Hi, I'm Matt a part time events photographer.

I've just back into shooting film on a Bronica etrsi that i acquired recently after a a twenty year gap. I had dabbled in developing my own films...
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