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Forum: Monochrome Film Yesterday, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By Molli
I'm fairly certain the Found Film website was the...

I'm fairly certain the Found Film website was the first I ever came across on the subject. I started developing film for a friend who ran a second hand camera store back before I ever developed any...
Forum: Monochrome Film Yesterday, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By Molli
Fog Killers From the Found Film by Amirko...

Fog Killers


From the Found Film by Amirko on their livejournal site:

https://foundfilm.livejournal.com/16982.html


David Lyga's Formulæ and Methods for Dealing with Age-Fogged Film and...
Forum: Monochrome Film Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By Molli
I'm fairly certain that HC110 is the developer...

I'm fairly certain that HC110 is the developer most often recommended for old film. As mentioned, my recent use of Benzotriazole with expired film was a first for me. I'm happy to mess around with...
Forum: Monochrome Film Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By Molli
I'm glad to hear you were able to get images on...

I'm glad to hear you were able to get images on your film.
I have used Benzotriazole with HP5 (not Plus) which expired back in 1982.
It wasn't any sort of controlled test for a first time use with...
Forum: Photography in general Yesterday, 02:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 111
Posted By Molli
I cut down on all variables possible. As far as...

I cut down on all variables possible. As far as I'm concerned, changing exposure time under the enlarger and contrast grade is plenty enough to contend with in the darkroom. Even then, my negatives...
Forum: Photography in general 3rd December 2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By Molli
Thank you for your sympathies! I just remind...

Thank you for your sympathies! I just remind myself that I brought this on myself. I used to write. Pen and notebooks, $30 per annum! 😁

Regarding film, I added a few rolls of Ilford HP5+ to that...
Forum: Monochrome Film 28th November 2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 288
Posted By Molli
A great deal of my film is getting a tad long in...

A great deal of my film is getting a tad long in the tooth, Neopan and Acros both refrigerated since purchased and expired in 2010 and 2014 respectively. I use both at box speed and develop them in...
Forum: Photography in general 28th November 2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By Molli
I use/d Fotospeed primarily as my contact sheet...

I use/d Fotospeed primarily as my contact sheet paper. As the only glossy paper I buy and only use I have for it, I bought Fotospeed as it was the cheapest available here. My last order was a box of...
Forum: New products and offers 14th November 2021, 01:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,095
Posted By Molli
Thank you for taking the time to write up your...

Thank you for taking the time to write up your process for me, I really appreciate it. Now that you've said 'remove the black strip' it seems very obvious, but I guess I thought it would be removing...
Forum: New products and offers 13th November 2021, 05:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,095
Posted By Molli
Your wife's Christmas Train is the cutest thing!...

Your wife's Christmas Train is the cutest thing! ☺
I'm glad to see you getting so much use out of these Instax films.

I have an Instax back for a Diana F+ as well as a couple of battery free,...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 2nd November 2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By Molli
Is it felt or velvet that's been compacted? I ask...

Is it felt or velvet that's been compacted? I ask only because the only holder I've had apart was a very old glass plate holder and that used velvet. I bought a length of velvet ribbon from a local...
Forum: Darkroom 2nd November 2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,111
Posted By Molli
Hi Terry, The gentleman who chided me with...

Hi Terry,
The gentleman who chided me with "Don't do that" was an old school pharmacist. For all I know, he was old enough to have been mixing potions, oops, prescriptions, from scratch back in the...
Forum: Photography in general 1st November 2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Molli
I only started printing about eleven years ago,...

I only started printing about eleven years ago, but I've been making proper proofs from the outset. Aside from telling me everything I need to know about my developing, exposures and any issues I...
Forum: Monochrome Film 1st November 2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 915
Posted By Molli
I always remove it, but I have had it tear in...

I always remove it, but I have had it tear in half with one part remaining on the backing paper and the other remaining on the film.
It didn't cause any issues at all and made absolutely no...
Forum: Darkroom 1st November 2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,111
Posted By Molli
I have a couple of mercury thermomètres and find...

I have a couple of mercury thermomètres and find them impossible to read in the darkroom and I don't have any eye issues at all - not recommended, in my experience. Until a couple of years ago I used...
Forum: New products and offers 20th October 2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Molli
Nat, I'm looking forward to seeing photos and...

Nat, I'm looking forward to seeing photos and hearing more about what you're describing.

Which leads me into Terry's comments. While I knew the price would likely put the Pinsta camera and...
Forum: New products and offers 19th October 2021, 07:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By Molli
I'm unsure if posting links to Kickstarter...

I'm unsure if posting links to Kickstarter projects is allowed, so please accept my apologies and delete this if I've crossed a line!

No affiliation whatsoever but just a heads up that Oli's...
Forum: Manufactured brews 19th October 2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Molli
Also, a link to the Welcome diary and Tabloid...

Also, a link to the Welcome diary and Tabloid tablets mentioned by Ian and I:

https://www.photomemorabilia.co.uk/Johnsons_of_Hendon/JoH_YearBook.html
Forum: Manufactured brews 19th October 2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Molli
Apologies, it was on PetaPixel and the reason I...

Apologies, it was on PetaPixel and the reason I couldn't find my bookmark is because the heading of the article refers to "cubes" rather than the tablets for which I was searching.
Here is the...
Forum: Manufactured brews 19th October 2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Molli
It's five in the morning here and I'm...

It's five in the morning here and I'm reading/typing on my phone before heading to sleep, but give me a moment and I'll try to find that bookmark for you as I'm only half sure Emulsive was the site...
Forum: Manufactured brews 19th October 2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Molli
Not too long ago one of the photography websites...

Not too long ago one of the photography websites I visit (Emulsive?) had an article from someone who had made his own tablets. I can't recall if it was a Rodinal or Pyro based formula, I just...
Forum: Darkroom 7th October 2021, 02:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By Molli
Re: Grow tents, the author of this article is...

Re: Grow tents, the author of this article is either in the process of or has completed turning a container into a darkroom but, prior to that, he used a grow tent. His write up and images show how...
Forum: Photography in general 30th September 2021, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By Molli
That's fantastic! I'm so glad to see the...

That's fantastic! I'm so glad to see the preservation of photos taken by amateur photographers, Mercie Lack and Barbara Wagstaff, who recognised the importance of documenting events unfolding around...
Forum: Photography in general 24th September 2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Molli
At risk of boring you all with yet another "Oh, I...

At risk of boring you all with yet another "Oh, I did that" story... I did that 😁
I was asked by someone to print his father's photos from WWII. He was enlisted and his photos were primarily from...
Forum: Photography in general 18th September 2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By Molli
Miha, I had the pleasure earlier this year of...

Miha, I had the pleasure earlier this year of making three albums of contact prints from whole plate glass negatives. They were from a studio, circa 1940s, all of military personnel and their brides....
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