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Forum: Photography in general Yesterday, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 148
Posted By MartyNL
Yes, Mike, that's the only thing that's missing...

Yes, Mike, that's the only thing that's missing from the article, more images to give a greater and more visual impression of the differences.
And I don't know if it's possible to find out what...
Forum: Photography in general 15th January 2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 148
Posted By MartyNL
I’m leaning towards the more formal, theoretical...

I’m leaning towards the more formal, theoretical approach given at the California school of fine arts. I would have loved to have learned the technical stuff such as the zone system directly from AA...
Forum: Photography in general 15th January 2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 148
Posted By MartyNL
I've got an app now so this one is almost 1mb....

I've got an app now so this one is almost 1mb. Works fine on my phone.
Forum: Photography in general 15th January 2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 148
Posted By MartyNL
Sorry guys. Firstly the book image is of poor...

Sorry guys. Firstly the book image is of poor quality and secondly... I'm not really very good at all of the techy stuff.
I've tried an online jpg to pdf converter. Hopefully it will help.
Forum: Print Exchanges 15th January 2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,006
Posted By MartyNL
Went in the post this evening.

Went in the post this evening.
Forum: Photography in general 15th January 2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 148
Posted By MartyNL
NY Times article from 1948

I'm reading a book titled, "The moment of seeing". And in it, there's an article from the NY Times, 1948 with the heading, "Contrast in Schools", "Examples of Two Ways of Teaching Photography".

I...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 13th January 2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 85
Posted By MartyNL
Hi Martin, have you thought about negative...

Hi Martin, have you thought about negative intensification in order to boost contrast?

I haven't tried it myself but it could offer an effective solution to your problem.

Personally, I find...
Forum: Print Exchanges 11th January 2021, 12:42 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,138
Posted By MartyNL
So glad it's turned up, Rob. I think a waterproof...

So glad it's turned up, Rob. I think a waterproof camera would probably be best on the Faroe Islands!

I'll try and put it in the gallery.

Many thanks,
Martin
Forum: Alternate printing processes 9th January 2021, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By MartyNL
Time is my greatest restriction due to work and...

Time is my greatest restriction due to work and family. I'm lucky and very pleased if I'm able to do some regular gelatin silver printing.
I've got everything in order to do some liquid emulsion...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 9th January 2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,886
Posted By MartyNL
Regarding the eveness of light exposure,...

Regarding the eveness of light exposure, especially for 8x10 contact prints, would more lamps be necessary, a higher/lower lamp position and/or reflectors be wise?
Forum: Alternate printing processes 9th January 2021, 10:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,886
Posted By MartyNL
Hi Ian, they look fantastic. Are these more like...

Hi Ian, they look fantastic. Are these more like photograms?

I'm also curious about the longevity of cyanotypes, so could you let us know about the colour intensity over time, please?
Forum: Print Exchanges 8th January 2021, 09:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 169
Posted By MartyNL
A great many thanks to Tony for all of his many...

A great many thanks to Tony for all of his many years of hard work and dedication to running the print exchange rounds.
And in the same breath, a very big thank you to Mike for picking up the ball...
Forum: Photography in general 7th January 2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By MartyNL
Hi Colin, years ago there used to be Magnum...

Hi Colin, years ago there used to be Magnum videos on their website but it appears, no more?
I remember watching the Paul Fusco film about the Chernobyl legacy and found it haunting. I found a copy...
Forum: Photography in general 5th January 2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By MartyNL
Minor White was also on my mind. Just had a look...

Minor White was also on my mind. Just had a look at his book "Mirrors, messages and manifestations". Not only are the photographs sublime but his use of sequences makes it the best laid out...
Forum: Photography in general 5th January 2021, 12:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 751
Posted By MartyNL
Brett Weston. I picked up his book,...

Brett Weston.

I picked up his book, "Photographs from five decades, an Aperture monograph" as a Christmas present to myself together with Edward Weston: fifty years.
Forum: Darkroom 3rd January 2021, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
Posted By MartyNL
Hi Harry, and a very warm welcome to the forum....

Hi Harry, and a very warm welcome to the forum. The Beseler enlargers are not so common on this side of the pond even so I will do my best to help with your queries.

My understanding is that the...
Forum: Photography in general 29th December 2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By MartyNL
That's one handsome pooch.

That's one handsome pooch.
Forum: Introductions 28th December 2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 402
Posted By MartyNL
Hello Ian and welcome to the forum.

Hello Ian and welcome to the forum.
Forum: Photography in general 26th December 2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By MartyNL
Hello Shane, I have the Durst L1200, L900 and...

Hello Shane, I have the Durst L1200, L900 and M805 series enlargers most with diffuser and condenser heads and I can happily confirm that all parts are interchangeable within a series and sometimes...
Forum: Print Exchanges 25th December 2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,006
Posted By MartyNL
I'd like to take part again, please.

I'd like to take part again, please.
Forum: Print Exchanges 22nd December 2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,138
Posted By MartyNL
Posted mine today.

Posted mine today.
Forum: Darkroom 22nd December 2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By MartyNL
Hi Richard, I always thought it was good practice...

Hi Richard, I always thought it was good practice to add a HCA step between the fixing and the toning stage in order to avoid staining of prints?
Forum: Darkroom 22nd December 2020, 01:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 578
Posted By MartyNL
Hi Bill, it sounds like you have the Paterson...

Hi Bill, it sounds like you have the Paterson auto print washer which agitates prints by a rocking motion, created by the flow of water? If so, can you confirm that the rocking motion functions...
Forum: Introductions 22nd December 2020, 12:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By MartyNL
Hello and welcome to the forum, Stefaan. ...

Hello and welcome to the forum, Stefaan.

Which model enlarger is the Ilford MG unit mounted on?
If you're not sure, some pic's might help.
Forum: Print Exchanges 17th December 2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,138
Posted By MartyNL
Tony has sent a very appealing print of the bow...

Tony has sent a very appealing print of the bow of a barge on the river Rhine. The boat must be laden as the bow is very low in the water and the bow waves are riding high.
The light picks out the...
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