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Forum: Photography in general 17th September 2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,674
Posted By Jon Butler
https://www.ilfordphoto.com/

https://www.ilfordphoto.com/
Forum: External Group Announcements 6th May 2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,611
Posted By Jon Butler
Me too it must be strong stuff.

Me too it must be strong stuff.
Forum: Photography in general 20th December 2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,409
Posted By Jon Butler
I'll be getting sod all of any interest to me as...

I'll be getting sod all of any interest to me as usual, never mind it's Christmas every day to me but I just don't need anything right now and do I find it's better to buy things for yourself anyway....
Forum: Photography in general 23rd November 2016, 01:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,413
Posted By Jon Butler
I don't store gear, I use it. Winter is the best...

I don't store gear, I use it. Winter is the best time in the UK.

Cheers Jon
Forum: Colour printing techniques 29th October 2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,135
Posted By Jon Butler
John, It's the bulb. Jon

John,
It's the bulb.
Jon
Forum: Manufactured brews 5th October 2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,818
Posted By Jon Butler
I've been using Pyrocat HD since Sandy first...

I've been using Pyrocat HD since Sandy first revealed the formula.
It's great for me, super negs once has one found has found how to use it.
I spent some time finding my own personal metering and...
Forum: Darkroom 3rd October 2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,052
Posted By Jon Butler
If your a printer the Stop Clock Pro is better. ...

If your a printer the Stop Clock Pro is better.
J
Forum: Darkroom 10th February 2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,482
Posted By Jon Butler
I use a Heiland LED Cold Light on my 5x4, it's...

I use a Heiland LED Cold Light on my 5x4, it's truly a superb piece of kit.
Although it's quite expensive, to me it's money well spent.
I love it.
J.

http://heilandelectronic.de/led_kaltlicht
Forum: Darkroom 22nd October 2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,793
Posted By Jon Butler
Yes that's ok but you must fit a 3amp fuse. J.

Yes that's ok but you must fit a 3amp fuse.
J.
Forum: Colour printing techniques 27th September 2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,815
Posted By Jon Butler
Really can't see the point using these C41 type...

Really can't see the point using these C41 type films for B&W as they have no character and they are even worse when printed on RA4 paper, it's just so uncreative with a sanitised look for me to use...
Forum: Cameras - small format 17th August 2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,242
Posted By Jon Butler
:shock::shock: I respect your personal view but...

:shock::shock: I respect your personal view but my personal view is that the M system is the best
35mm camera there is.
I sold most of my M system in 2006 as I was temporarily skint and regretted...
Forum: Cameras - small format 16th August 2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,242
Posted By Jon Butler
Sorry Richard there's nothing to compare with...

Sorry Richard there's nothing to compare with the Leica M and can totally understand Dave's desires.
J
Forum: Darkroom 14th August 2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,878
Posted By Jon Butler
If I'm going abroad for two months or more I do...

If I'm going abroad for two months or more I do process some film while out there. I used to take powdered dev and fix in the hold luggage but now with the high security state I get my darkroom...
Forum: Members Announcements 22nd July 2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,725
Posted By Jon Butler
Tim, Best of luck with book I'm sure it will...

Tim,
Best of luck with book I'm sure it will sell out quickly.
I look forward to seeing the exhibition.
J.
Forum: Darkroom 12th May 2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,053
Posted By Jon Butler
I'm using a StopClock Pro as the timer that plugs...

I'm using a StopClock Pro as the timer that plugs in to the digital control box this gives me manual control, that's my preferred method.
Others could choose to add Heiland's S/Grade unit and the...
Forum: Darkroom 11th May 2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,053
Posted By Jon Butler
Argentum, No the grades are not speed matched...

Argentum,
No the grades are not speed matched but you could dim the lower grades to get consistent exposure times across all the grades but I shan't bother as I print instinctively using the...
Forum: Darkroom 11th May 2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,053
Posted By Jon Butler
Philippe, My first impressions were that it was...

Philippe,
My first impressions were that it was bit dim but the exposure times do not bare this out. eg. 12"x12" from 5x4 = 6s @ f16 g2.5 for base exposure, I think my first impressions were...
Forum: Darkroom 8th May 2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,053
Posted By Jon Butler
Hi Payral, Yes I've been using one for about...

Hi Payral,
Yes I've been using one for about three weeks.
It consists of three units the Cold light, power adapter and a digital control box that allows you to select white light, safe light and...
Forum: Darkroom 27th April 2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,777
Posted By Jon Butler
John, Not sure how you you can get the negative...

John,
Not sure how you you can get the negative popping with your enlarger with the recomended 100w lamp as its not a hot setup. It could be a mechanical problem where the carrier not being held...
Forum: Meetings 3rd April 2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,411
Posted By Jon Butler
When I use a digital thingy I still use my...

When I use a digital thingy I still use my handheld spot meter.
J.
Forum: Photography in general 3rd April 2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,025
Posted By Jon Butler
I think this new site is designed for the low...

I think this new site is designed for the low volume user, if you spend just over 50 you would save because of the reduced free post amount.
I won't be buying from this site, just bought two...
Forum: Print Finishing 26th March 2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,181
Posted By Jon Butler
Don't dry mount often now but always do for one...

Don't dry mount often now but always do for one guy I print for, the tissue I use is Unimount on conservation board.
J.
Forum: Auctions of Interest 22nd March 2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,469
Posted By Jon Butler
That is great news as I've got one of them boxed...

That is great news as I've got one of them boxed in the loft. "It's actually worth less than 1500 though."
J.
Forum: Darkroom 11th March 2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,255
Posted By Jon Butler
Adrian, Thanks for the idea but that's not for...

Adrian,
Thanks for the idea but that's not for me as normaly stop down below f11 and my existing head uses 2x 250w bulbs. I also find these bulbs do
deteriorate very quickly, that's not good for...
Forum: Meetings 9th March 2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,411
Posted By Jon Butler
Hello Dave, Glad you enjoyed yourself, did the...

Hello Dave,
Glad you enjoyed yourself, did the guys speak to you!!!? :-)
I miss our meet ups in London.
J.
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