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Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 21st November 2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By Bob
When I want a precise(ish) mask I put a box or...

When I want a precise(ish) mask I put a box or boxes to make about 6"/150mm high on the baseboard and draw the outline on the back of a discarded test sheet resting on the box without changing the...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 21st November 2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 484
Posted By Bob
Film and paper manufacturers seem to be in a...

Film and paper manufacturers seem to be in a constant battle against chemicals becoming banned or unavailable due to lack of demand these days so I see no reason to suspect Harman/Ilford of lying...
Forum: Photography in general 21st November 2020, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 184
Posted By Bob
My initial reaction was a bit sceptical, but she...

My initial reaction was a bit sceptical, but she does seem to have garnered quite a bit of critical acclaim for her earlier directorial work so it would be interesting to see what she did with it. ...
Forum: Darkroom 21st November 2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 477
Posted By Bob
Would the column bolt to the worktop in the same...

Would the column bolt to the worktop in the same way it currently mates to the baseboard? You may need some washers or metal plates (Wickes sell assorted ones) underneath to take the strain.
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 21st November 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By Bob
My gut reaction is that I want to find the...

My gut reaction is that I want to find the contrast/exposure in an important area of the image and adjust it accordingly elsewhere if necessary (it pretty much always is as getting the ideal overall...
Forum: Darkroom 21st November 2020, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By Bob
Welcome aboard. It depends on what the bulbs...

Welcome aboard.

It depends on what the bulbs are for.

Are we talking about safelight or the enlarger bulbs?

If safelights, do the safelights have filters? If they do then plain white bulbs...
Forum: Print Exchanges 10th November 2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,241
Posted By Bob
November's Gallery is now open for submissions...

November's Gallery is now open for submissions...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 3rd November 2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Bob
There are various sites you can use to get a...

There are various sites you can use to get a temporary email address. The "no-free-lunch" here is that they have more advanced services they would like to sell you as you can't usually send an email...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 2nd November 2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 492
Posted By Bob
It's not just you Mike! I use one-time,...

It's not just you Mike!

I use one-time, throwaway email addresses for these kinds of things.
Forum: Photography in general 2nd November 2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 289
Posted By Bob
I suppose the Sanctuary Lamp may have been...

I suppose the Sanctuary Lamp may have been repurposed - it has some design elements typical of them if you do an image search. The seller is not alone in his description - there are others on ebay...
Forum: News and Announcements 2nd November 2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Bob
Yes, sadly the only way to deal with these kinds...

Yes, sadly the only way to deal with these kinds of sites is to block them. Most will honour the "Unsubscribe" link in the email but if it does not have one, you are stuffed.

If I am not sure of...
Forum: Introductions 1st November 2020, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 500
Posted By Bob
Welcome aboard Daniel. I hope you have many...

Welcome aboard Daniel.

I hope you have many happy times to come with your Leica!
Forum: Photography in general 27th October 2020, 01:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 354
Posted By Bob
Can't help with the parts, but it appears...

Can't help with the parts, but it appears Fujimoto enlargers were also sold under the Lucky brand so, if you don't already, it may be worth including that in any search terms you use to find bits.
...
Forum: Introductions 26th October 2020, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By Bob
Welcome back to the dark side Alex :) In...

Welcome back to the dark side Alex :)

In such a small space, I would suggest using low/no-odour stop and fixer - especially in a mixed space such as the hallway!

Have fun, Bob.
Forum: News and Announcements 25th October 2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By Bob
Sorry - just saw this. Have changed the title to...

Sorry - just saw this. Have changed the title to reflect it is Foma.

Cheers, Bob.
Forum: Help! 8th October 2020, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By Bob
Browsers used to just show an unlocked padlock...

Browsers used to just show an unlocked padlock for a site not using HTTPS, but then a year or so ago most of them decided to be more vocal when you connect to a site using HTTP. They have...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 6th October 2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By Bob
Guys, suggest you move details to PM to protect...

Guys, suggest you move details to PM to protect your privacy...

Cheers, Bob.
Forum: Monochrome Film 25th September 2020, 07:48 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,924
Posted By Bob
I have to agree with Terry in my (limited)...

I have to agree with Terry in my (limited) experience. I used XP2 (processed by Boots IIRC) a few times in 35mm about 10 years ago and found it very easy to print with a wide tonal range with...
Forum: Members Announcements 25th September 2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By Bob
Works OK for me in Firefox and Chrome. Perhaps...

Works OK for me in Firefox and Chrome. Perhaps you have a plug-in that is blocking it - I get that with my usual browser, firefox, sometimes.
Forum: Photography in general 24th September 2020, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Bob
Yes indeed - I would not have thought to look if...

Yes indeed - I would not have thought to look if you had not prompted me with your post, so thanks for that! (http://www.derrymoore.com/index.php)

As Mike observed with the Lowry portrait, much...
Forum: Photography in general 24th September 2020, 08:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 240
Posted By Bob
Click on the title of the recipe and it should...

Click on the title of the recipe and it should take you to another page with the details.
Forum: Introductions 22nd September 2020, 07:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By Bob
Welcome aboard - have fun!

Welcome aboard - have fun!
Forum: Introductions 22nd September 2020, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By Bob
Welcome aboard. Hmmm... two room flat with a...

Welcome aboard.

Hmmm... two room flat with a functioning darkroom. Well, far be it for me to argue with someone's self-diagnosed mental condition :D

If you want to change your username, let me...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 18th September 2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,507
Posted By Bob
My Cokin red and orange filters get a lot of use,...

My Cokin red and orange filters get a lot of use, but I have not used the effects filters. As Dave says, they are easily scratched so I keep mine in a soft holder.
Forum: Photography in general 16th September 2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By Bob
Might be a covid-19 related manufacturing issue? ...

Might be a covid-19 related manufacturing issue? Don't really know - just guessing. Hopefully, any supply issue would clear up in the next few months - unless anyone knows differently.
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