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Forum: Sale or Wanted 9th April 2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By KevinAllan
Les Did the other equipment go with the...

Les

Did the other equipment go with the enlarger ? If you still have the masking frame I'd be interested. I'm on the western edge of Newcastle myself.
Forum: Darkroom 21st January 2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By KevinAllan
The ISE Art easel pictured on eBay looks the same...

The ISE Art easel pictured on eBay looks the same as a Durst Comask, perhaps a rebranded product. I have a Durst Comask which I use occasionally if I want a 10*8 print with an even border (you turn...
Forum: Monochrome Film 14th January 2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,770
Posted By KevinAllan
I use HC110 almost exclusively (except for Adox...

I use HC110 almost exclusively (except for Adox HRDEV which I use with Adox HR50 film). I won't say whether or not it's a "good" developer with HP5+ as tastes vary, but all of the HP5+ images here...
Forum: Photography in general 27th December 2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By KevinAllan
And it has scratches on the lens !

And it has scratches on the lens !
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 20th November 2021, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By KevinAllan
I used to have one, it stopped working after...

I used to have one, it stopped working after about 14 months and I had to throw it out.
Forum: Darkroom 7th October 2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By KevinAllan
I managed to buy one of the Nova darkroom tents...

I managed to buy one of the Nova darkroom tents second-hand. It does the job, but it's quite cramped with a 4x5 enlarger and a Nova 12*16 processor. It's also not particularly sturdy and I often have...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 1st October 2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,926
Posted By KevinAllan
Some time ago I made a comparison of printing the...

Some time ago I made a comparison of printing the same image with two different papers, two different developers, and with or without selenium and sepia toning (seperately and in combination). The...
Forum: Photography in general 26th August 2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,161
Posted By KevinAllan
I've shot church interiors using FP4+, HP5+, and...

I've shot church interiors using FP4+, HP5+, and TMax 100. TMax is great if you have really intricate details you want to capture. But overall my preference now is HP5+ because it handles high...
Forum: Darkroom 14th April 2021, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,289
Posted By KevinAllan
I make notes in pencil on the reverse of each...

I make notes in pencil on the reverse of each print, before it is developed.
Forum: Photography in general 19th February 2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,776
Posted By KevinAllan
The difference is 189 according to the current...

The difference is 189 according to the current prices on the RH Designs web site. I have the Analyser Pro and it can do a lot more than the Timer 3 - but having said that it's taken me a long time...
Forum: Monochrome Film 4th February 2021, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,578
Posted By KevinAllan
I usually buy my Ilford film from Mathers of...

I usually buy my Ilford film from Mathers of Lancashire, who list fresh Pan F+ 120 at 4.49 and HP5+ 120 at 4.29.

There doesn't seem to be a very good reason to take the risk on 30-year old film...
Forum: Photography in general 25th January 2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,248
Posted By KevinAllan
I have one pair of these and have run a roll of...

I have one pair of these and have run a roll of 35mm through a Mamiya RZ67 using them. I also made it redscale for extra wackiness. The wind on regime was the same as for 120 film and it didn't quite...
Forum: Darkroom 26th October 2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,136
Posted By KevinAllan
I'm now using a Nova Darkroom tent with a 4x5...

I'm now using a Nova Darkroom tent with a 4x5 enlarger and don't have much choice but to sit. That's because the height of the enlarger column is such that the enlarger has to be on quite a low...
Forum: Photography in general 29th April 2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By KevinAllan
I use the Viewfinder app on an iPhone 7 which...

I use the Viewfinder app on an iPhone 7 which cost about 2.99 - the only difference in functionality I can see from the Artists Viewfinder relates to the simulation of very wide lenses. With the...
Forum: Manufactured brews 27th February 2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,145
Posted By KevinAllan
I've used FD10 film developer, and their stop...

I've used FD10 film developer, and their stop bath, fixer, and warm tone print developer, all to my satisfaction.
Forum: Cameras - small format 31st January 2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 9,575
Posted By KevinAllan
I have an MTL3 in good condition except for the...

I have an MTL3 in good condition except for the meter, which doesn't bother me. If you haven't yet got a 50mm lens it's worth getting a Helios 44; these are very plentiful as they came with Zenith's...
Forum: Introductions 11th November 2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,107
Posted By KevinAllan
Your dad had great taste in cameras - I also have...

Your dad had great taste in cameras - I also have an RZ67 and 124G, and although I have bought and sold different cameras, I will never sell either.

The RZ67 will do anything you might want to do...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 6th November 2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,557
Posted By KevinAllan
Big thanks to John as the equipment has now...

Big thanks to John as the equipment has now arrived at it's new home.
Forum: Sale or Wanted 6th November 2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,557
Posted By KevinAllan
John, That's a very generous offer and as I...

John,

That's a very generous offer and as I live in Newcastle I'd be delighted to take the equipment off your hands. I use a Nova which is a bit "poorly" so this lot will enable me to keep going....
Forum: Cameras - small format 17th August 2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,300
Posted By KevinAllan
I had one a few years ago and as far as I can...

I had one a few years ago and as far as I can remember, the shutter would fire without batteries. But then I can't remember very well.
Forum: Darkroom 26th July 2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,472
Posted By KevinAllan
I am delighted to say my problem is solved - the...

I am delighted to say my problem is solved - the answer was embarrasingly obvious. The key is the knob circled in green on the attached image. I had been assuming that this was used only to provide...
Forum: Darkroom 25th July 2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,472
Posted By KevinAllan
Thanks Mike and Marty. Here are a couple of...

Thanks Mike and Marty. Here are a couple of photos of the enlarger and lens with the lens panel.

The max bellows draw is 77mm - only using 22 since there is no 23 - at this point the bellows...
Forum: Darkroom 24th July 2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,472
Posted By KevinAllan
Durst Laborator 1200 not focussing with 150mm lens

Hello Folks,

I hope someone may be able to help me with a problem with a new-to-me Durst Laborator 1200 enlarger.

In short, it won't focus when using a 150mm lens, for 4*5 negatives.

The...
Forum: Photography in general 20th June 2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,817
Posted By KevinAllan
I don't have photos of my film but I do keep a...

I don't have photos of my film but I do keep a spreadsheet which shows that I have 207 sheets of 5*4, 31 rolls of 35mm, and 46 rolls of 120

However that's far too much for my needs and will take...
Forum: Cameras - Pinhole 23rd April 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,728
Posted By KevinAllan
My latest pinhole camera cost only 25 - it's a...

My latest pinhole camera cost only 25 - it's a pinhole set in a lens board for a large format camera. It's made by Intrepid but could be used on any camera that takes Linhof/Technika boards. Now I...
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