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Forum: Darkroom 15th January 2021, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 463
Posted By B&W Neil
Which light head / mixing box are you using ? ...

Which light head / mixing box are you using ?

Neil..
Forum: Cameras - small format 5th January 2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,247
Posted By B&W Neil
I am also a fan of the XA - definitely the best...

I am also a fan of the XA - definitely the best compact 35mm camera I use. One thing that impresses me above all else is its ability to make spot-on exposures (in auto mode) every time. So much so I...
Forum: New products and offers 23rd December 2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,408
Posted By B&W Neil
Tery, Sadly, no. It's a job that is still...

Tery,

Sadly, no. It's a job that is still waiting to be done I'm afraid but as soon as I can I will run some tests and report back here.


Neil.
Forum: Equipment 7th December 2020, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By B&W Neil
Well done Paul, I bet those wooden ones look...

Well done Paul, I bet those wooden ones look good.

I have restored a few wooden ones too but to date I've not been brave enough to use them.

Neil.
Forum: Auctions of Interest 3rd December 2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By B&W Neil
This all depends how much you are prepared to pay...

This all depends how much you are prepared to pay to get in :D


Neil.
Forum: Monochrome Film 24th November 2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By B&W Neil
These days silly mistakes usually happen to me...

These days silly mistakes usually happen to me when I am using my 5x4 in a place where there are a few passers-by.

I get everything set up for the shot then somebody walks by and wants to...
Forum: Monochrome Film 10th November 2020, 06:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,473
Posted By B&W Neil
Like many others I find Foma 100 and 200 work...

Like many others I find Foma 100 and 200 work well in Rodinal so I haven't had the need to look elsewhere. Not much use here I know but sometimes it is worth 'parking it' and moving on.

Neil.
Forum: Monochrome Film 10th November 2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,473
Posted By B&W Neil
Richard, it is unusal that no one on this...

Richard,

it is unusal that no one on this forum has used the combo Adrian is asking about but I guess there's still time? Maybe over the weekend someone will pick this up. The Foma films are...
Forum: Monochrome Film 10th November 2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,473
Posted By B&W Neil
I find the Foma films are best rated at about...

I find the Foma films are best rated at about 50% of their advertised box speed with most developers + an increase in the dev time. I haven't used the develooper under discussion, however, it would...
Forum: Monochrome Film 9th November 2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,473
Posted By B&W Neil
Thanks Terry - saved me a job :-) I would...

Thanks Terry - saved me a job :-)

I would just add it needs to be fully opened to see the full routine.


Neil.
Forum: Monochrome Film 9th November 2020, 10:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,473
Posted By B&W Neil
You are not looking at what I am looking at...

You are not looking at what I am looking at Richard.

Open filmdev.org

Search D74/RHS-DC

It's the only one that comes up.

Neil.
Forum: Monochrome Film 9th November 2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,473
Posted By B&W Neil
filmdev.org has a time for this combo. Neil.

filmdev.org has a time for this combo.

Neil.
Forum: Photography in general 24th October 2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By B&W Neil
Thank you Rick for posting this - most...

Thank you Rick for posting this - most interesting indeed and with some great images as well. Next time I do some 'street' I shall remember the 5 rules and strive to improve my hit rate .

Neil.
Forum: Sale or Wanted 27th September 2020, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By B&W Neil
David, If you have to look at the Firstcall...

David,

If you have to look at the Firstcall one I would give them a ring and ask them how good is the fit on a Holga. They sell a lot into educational establishments (students) so would know I'm...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 27th September 2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By B&W Neil
Firstcall cable release adapter

David,

Not what you are looking for but if you can't find one maybe this item from Firstcall would do the job? Or give you an idea how to make / adapt one.
...
Forum: New products and offers 25th September 2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By B&W Neil
Paul, From what I remember of it the...

Paul,

From what I remember of it the developer produced good results. The only reason I didn't go further with it was I just couldn't bring myself to ditch HC110 or Rodinal. Each of which I can...
Forum: Members Announcements 25th September 2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By B&W Neil
A good idea, very nice street pgotography that...

A good idea, very nice street pgotography that has been well presented - congrataulations.

Thanks for sharing.


Neil.
Forum: Photography in general 24th September 2020, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By B&W Neil
I have never joined Mike. Maybe you need to do...

I have never joined Mike. Maybe you need to do that if yoiu wish to upload a recipe and pics?

As said - this site has pics to show the result, can be useful.

Neil.
Forum: Photography in general 24th September 2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By B&W Neil
Mike. No membership required - completely...

Mike.

No membership required - completely free !

You need to use it - try doing a search for a dev / film combo and see what comes up.

A very useful feature on this site is most of the...
Forum: Photography in general 23rd September 2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By B&W Neil
filmdev.org

filmdev.org is a useful website if you are playing about with different films, or a new film, and wish to establish a development time.

https://filmdev.org/


I am not recommending it but I...
Forum: New products and offers 22nd September 2020, 08:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By B&W Neil
Richard, I don't use FD10 but Paul has some for...

Richard, I don't use FD10 but Paul has some for developing the XRay film he is trying out. I mentioned the HP5+ time issue, which happened to me some years ago, but once round that it was OK.

I...
Forum: New products and offers 22nd September 2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By B&W Neil
Paul, It's a good dev but I had the HP5+...

Paul,

It's a good dev but I had the HP5+ times issue which sort of spoilt it for me - so I moved on.

I am sure this has been corrected by now but if you are deleveloping HP5+ I would check...
Forum: New products and offers 22nd September 2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By B&W Neil
I have tried it Paul and it's a good dev but...

I have tried it Paul and it's a good dev but FotoSpeeds times for HP5+ were a fair bit out. I guess this has been corrected by now ? Richard had big problems with this but got it sorted - I'm sure he...
Forum: Meetings 6th September 2020, 05:31 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 33,721
Posted By B&W Neil
Tony, So pleased to hear you enjoy these...

Tony,

So pleased to hear you enjoy these gatherings and have come back with some very atmospheric images from our last Dartmoor in January trip.

You just can't beat the rain, mist, ice and...
Forum: Meetings 5th September 2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 33,721
Posted By B&W Neil
A very good set of photos Tony - well done indeed...

A very good set of photos Tony - well done indeed and thanks for sharing.

I am just going to leave a few comments on them.

Neil.
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