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Forum: Print Exchanges 25th February 2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By alexmuir
Count me in again, Mike. Thanks. Alex ...

Count me in again, Mike.
Thanks. Alex


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Forum: Print Exchanges 24th February 2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,155
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks, Ian. Iím glad you like the print. Alex...

Thanks, Ian. Iím glad you like the print.
Alex


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Forum: Darkroom 22nd February 2021, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 84
Posted By alexmuir
The frames I have are only 4x5. If itís something...

The frames I have are only 4x5. If itís something like 8x10, or larger, a heavier glass would be best.
I can recommend the Printfile model which, I think, is 10x12. Itís actually quite reasonably...
Forum: Print Exchanges 22nd February 2021, 02:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,155
Posted By alexmuir
Posted my print today. Alex. Sent...

Posted my print today.
Alex.


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Forum: Darkroom 22nd February 2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 84
Posted By alexmuir
I tried to re-glaze some old frames myself using...

I tried to re-glaze some old frames myself using float glass bought for picture frames. I couldnít cut it accurately, so I took the wooden frames to a professional picture framer. He cut several...
Forum: Print Exchanges 21st February 2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,155
Posted By alexmuir
Print Exchange 126, February 2021

Thanks Bill.
Alex


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Forum: Print Exchanges 21st February 2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,155
Posted By alexmuir
Michael, thatís no problem. I have just uploaded...

Michael, thatís no problem. I have just uploaded your print to the round 126 Gallery. Perhaps you could as the moderators to re-assign it to your own name.
Alex.



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Forum: Print Exchanges 19th February 2021, 07:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,155
Posted By alexmuir
Just received from Michael a lovely print of...

Just received from Michael a lovely print of Hydrangea leaves. It is from a 6x6 negative, and pin sharp. I like the unusual tonal range, enhanced by the use of a red filter. The leaves are all very...
Forum: Photography in general 18th February 2021, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 307
Posted By alexmuir
Some tripod heads have a reversible screw which...

Some tripod heads have a reversible screw which has both sizes. Itís worth checking, but not if your tripod has a quick release plate. They tend to be a single thread size.
Alex


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Forum: Photography in general 18th February 2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By alexmuir
He was the main characterís father, Mike. Alex...

He was the main characterís father, Mike.
Alex


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Forum: Photography in general 17th February 2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 159
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks, Nick. Iíll try to watch it. Iíve seen the...

Thanks, Nick. Iíll try to watch it. Iíve seen the other two films, but not this one.
Alex.


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Forum: Photography in general 14th February 2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 241
Posted By alexmuir
I watched the same film last night, Mike. The...

I watched the same film last night, Mike. The Rollei featured quite a bit, but I couldnít say which specific model it was. The original, and early Standard models are generally black when viewed from...
Forum: Cameras - small format 14th February 2021, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By alexmuir
I used a company called Advanced Camera...

I used a company called
Advanced Camera Services Ltd
in Watton in Norfolk to service a Nikon F3. They did a great job, with a quick turnaround. The price was reasonable, and I would contact them...
Forum: Cameras - small format 11th February 2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks, Nat and David. Iíll have a look on eBay...

Thanks, Nat and David. Iíll have a look on eBay tonight.
Alex


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Forum: Cameras - small format 10th February 2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks for the information, Nat. I have bought a...

Thanks for the information, Nat. I have bought a camera outfit that includes a cassette. It hasnít arrived yet. I also managed to find a set of Sivopar 110 inserts for my Durst enlarger which look to...
Forum: New products and offers 9th February 2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By alexmuir
Mike, the written information in the first link...

Mike, the written information in the first link posted by Michael refers to 1.5 degrees.
The metering range is very large, and very useful for film use, especially at the low end for IR and other...
Forum: Chemical formulae 9th February 2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By alexmuir
Iím sure this problem is mentioned by Steve...

Iím sure this problem is mentioned by Steve Anchell in The Darkroom Cookbook, although I donít think a specific developer is mentioned.
Alex


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Forum: Monochrome Film 4th February 2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,004
Posted By alexmuir
I have found that you need a fair amount of...

I have found that you need a fair amount of sunlight to achieve good results, but winter sun can work well. Itís just a matter of waiting for the right day.
The best advice I can give about subject...
Forum: Cameras - small format 3rd February 2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks, Nat and David. Iím hoping to buy a...

Thanks, Nat and David. Iím hoping to buy a cartridge soon and get underway. Iíll report back soon.
Alex


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Forum: Cameras - small format 3rd February 2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks , David. That would be helpful. I think I...

Thanks , David. That would be helpful. I think I have all the stuff I need to process and print the film. I just need to locate a suitable cartridge. I donít want to buy one with film in it, unless...
Forum: Cameras - small format 2nd February 2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 374
Posted By alexmuir
Minolta 16

Does anyone know about these cameras? I have a couple of them, a load of 16mm film, but no film cartridges. Iíve seen some cartridges for sale, complete with film. What I need to know is.....are the...
Forum: Monochrome Film 30th January 2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,004
Posted By alexmuir
I havenít come across Foma Infrared film. Is it...

I havenít come across Foma Infrared film. Is it new to the market? I have used Rollei in the past, and also agree with the suggestion of a 6 stop increase in exposure when metering directly, and not...
Forum: Print Exchanges 25th January 2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,155
Posted By alexmuir
Count me in again please, Mike. Alex. ...

Count me in again please, Mike.
Alex.


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Forum: News and Announcements 25th January 2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By alexmuir
This is very sad news. I hope her condition...

This is very sad news. I hope her condition improves soon. My thoughts are with you both.
Alex


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Forum: Print Exchanges 22nd January 2021, 10:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,796
Posted By alexmuir
Thanks Tony. Im glad you liked the print. Alex...

Thanks Tony. Im glad you liked the print.
Alex


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