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Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 24th November 2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By Rob Archer
It may well have been me, although it was a while...

It may well have been me, although it was a while ago. I usually use it at 1:5 nowadays as it does give a little more warmth and still gives full blacks with a 3 minute development time. I find it...
Forum: Photography in general 19th November 2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,260
Posted By Rob Archer
Which stations are they? I've spent many happy...

Which stations are they? I've spent many happy hours photographing Whitley Bay, Cullercoats and Tynemouth stations (even better when the market is on at Tynemouth!). I understand the concern about...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 28th October 2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,122
Posted By Rob Archer
Count me in!

Count me in!
Forum: Darkroom 28th October 2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By Rob Archer
Useful information as I've got several of these,...

Useful information as I've got several of these, all of which are getting bit unreliable and randomly stopping! I much prefer a mechanical clock as it's easier to see under the safelight when...
Forum: Meetings 25th October 2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By Rob Archer
Fenland meet up?

Would anyone be up for meeting up for a day somewhere in the Fens? I was thinking about Ely (easy to get to for those of us with, or without a car). Plenty to photograph (cathedral, riverside etc),...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 15th October 2021, 12:35 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 46,633
Posted By Rob Archer
I'd be interested in this. I did this in another...

I'd be interested in this. I did this in another group many years ago and was lucky enough to get paired up the great Les MacLean. I learnt an awful lot in a short time!
Forum: Introductions 13th October 2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,028
Posted By Rob Archer
Hi Andrew. Welcome back! Maybe time to organise a...

Hi Andrew. Welcome back! Maybe time to organise a Flatlands meet up sometime?
Forum: Photography in general 4th August 2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Rob Archer
Thanks for posting this. I'd never heard if him...

Thanks for posting this. I'd never heard if him (unsurprisingly). The images seem so 'alive (hence the title of the article. I love the one with the dog and the old lady with the owl. He certainly...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 24th July 2021, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 715
Posted By Rob Archer
I use an ancient Gossen Bisix 2 for nearly...

I use an ancient Gossen Bisix 2 for nearly everything and it's as accurate as a top-end Sekonic I borrowed from a friend, as well as pretty much all my in-camera meters (nearly all Olympus OM). It...
Forum: Members Announcements 24th July 2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By Rob Archer
Photo exhibition and print sale - North Norfolk

I'm holding a pop-up shop and exhibition at Deepdale Market, Burnham Deepdale, North Norfolk from Thursday 5th to Tuesday 10th August 10-4.

If you're in the area feel free to drop in for a chat!
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Forum: Cameras - small format 21st July 2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,092
Posted By Rob Archer
The OM2n is a brilliant camera! I have an OM1n,...

The OM2n is a brilliant camera! I have an OM1n, OM2 and OM2n and they are all superb but the OM2n is my go-to 35mm camera for just about anything. During lockdown and recovery from illness last year...
Forum: Print Exchanges 23rd May 2021, 05:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,830
Posted By Rob Archer
Mine went in the post yesterday morning.

Mine went in the post yesterday morning.
Forum: Print Exchanges 21st May 2021, 10:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,830
Posted By Rob Archer
And received yesterday. A bneautifully printed...

And received yesterday. A bneautifully printed still-life of a pair of pears! Thanks.
Forum: Monochrome Film 10th May 2021, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By Rob Archer
My understanding is that ID11 only increases in...

My understanding is that ID11 only increases in activity over the first couple of days after mixing. I don't profess to understand the chemistry but my experience (before I knew any better) was that...
Forum: Print Exchanges 28th April 2021, 06:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,691
Posted By Rob Archer
Mine's in the post. Hope it makes it before the...

Mine's in the post. Hope it makes it before the end of the month!
Forum: Print Exchanges 26th April 2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,691
Posted By Rob Archer
And received this morning - a delightful sepia...

And received this morning - a delightful sepia toned print of a traditional shop front. Really lovely thanks!
Forum: Print Exchanges 24th April 2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,830
Posted By Rob Archer
Yes please Mike.

Yes please Mike.
Forum: Darkroom 3rd April 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By Rob Archer
I use Tetenal fixer test strips to check for...

I use Tetenal fixer test strips to check for fixer exhaustion but only use them if I've lost count of how many prints I've put through it. Personally, I err on the side of caution with fixer as I've...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 2nd April 2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 800
Posted By Rob Archer
I'll take number 2 if it's still available please.

I'll take number 2 if it's still available please.
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 1st April 2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,548
Posted By Rob Archer
Foma Retrobrom is a very nice paper but i find it...

Foma Retrobrom is a very nice paper but i find it doesn't lith in the usual way. I don't get the same infectious development in the shadow areas so it doesn't give a traditionally 'gritty' lith look....
Forum: Print Exchanges 29th March 2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,691
Posted By Rob Archer
Yes please Mike. I left it too later to sign up...

Yes please Mike. I left it too later to sign up for last month!
Forum: Photography in general 26th March 2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 905
Posted By Rob Archer
I've been doing a lot of photography locally and...

I've been doing a lot of photography locally and discovered some wonderful places on my doorstep that I didn't know existed! I've also been going through and printing some older negatives that I'd...
Forum: Photography in general 26th March 2021, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
Posted By Rob Archer
I've been using very old, fogged Kentona (which I...

I've been using very old, fogged Kentona (which I was given free!) for lith prints with some success. The paper was fogged beyond 'normal' use, even with benzotriazole. Lith prints are usually not...
Forum: Manufactured brews 19th March 2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,274
Posted By Rob Archer
I use Microphen (or it's home-brewed equivalent...

I use Microphen (or it's home-brewed equivalent ID68) a lot. I use it for HP5+ which I push to EI 800. Microphen/ID68 keeps the grain to a minimum and gives a tonality that I like. I also...
Forum: Photography in general 15th March 2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 977
Posted By Rob Archer
I've used both Ian's versions (standard and conc)...

I've used both Ian's versions (standard and conc) of ID78 and they're excellent - nice tones, good capacity and long tray life. My standard developing time is 3 minutes at 20 degC.
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