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Forum: Photography in general 14th October 2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By JOReynolds
New? exposure meter

I have just read of a Kickstarter campaign to get a new exposure meter, being developed by Hedeco, onto the market. It is intended to sell at 129.
Forum: Photography in general 14th October 2020, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By JOReynolds
Chris Killip

I briefly worked with Chris when we were both assistants at Adrian Flowers' Studio in Tite St, London SW3. He said that it was there that he learned (or just became familiar with?) a large-format...
Forum: Colour printing techniques 9th October 2020, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By JOReynolds
A novel solution to poor longevity

This is only theoretical - I've not tried it - but once mixed, ferric EDTA (brown bleach) and thiosulphate (fix) will degrade one-another in the presence of oxygen (air). Why not try bleaching in...
Forum: News and Announcements 28th September 2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,110
Posted By JOReynolds
Yes, in my (exclusively d... club) I am the...

Yes, in my (exclusively d... club) I am the dinosaur when speak silver...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 25th September 2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By JOReynolds
Where are the articles? I collaborated with...

Where are the articles? I collaborated with another FADU member and developed a very sophisticated variable-contrast LED controller but there were so many different head shapes that I got stuck...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 24th September 2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By JOReynolds
DA 900 FOC - can't believe it

Very interested, George. Missing bits not a problem.

Where in Worthing?

Jonathan
Forum: Sale or Wanted 16th September 2020, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 205
Posted By JOReynolds
What does 'SMPC' mean? 'SM' implies switchmode...

What does 'SMPC' mean? 'SM' implies switchmode but the de Vere Transtab I am familiar is a conventional ferro-resonant constant-voltage transformer with 115V output.
Forum: Photography in general 14th September 2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By JOReynolds
collection of cameras

This was on BBC online:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-53821146?intlink_from_url=https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/topics/c77jz3mdmyvt/photography&link_location=live-reporting-story

I hope you...
Forum: Photography in general 11th September 2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By JOReynolds
graduate materials

I note that some scientific and medical laboratories handling chemicals still use glass graduates but in general glass is regarded as hazardous and they substitute PP (polypropylene), virtually...
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th September 2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By JOReynolds
Circular fish-eye

I would really like to experiment with a 'circular' fish-eye lens. I bought a Canon-fit one on-line from MPB but on a 35mm negative the image does not fill the frame and is rectangular -- there seems...
Forum: Cameras - small format 10th September 2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 570
Posted By JOReynolds
watch it!

I bought a Rollei 35T from a market stall for 15 and exposed/processed a roll of FP4 in it. I don't think the automatic exposure was working because the results were very inconsistent. The battery...
Forum: Photography in general 7th September 2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By JOReynolds
latent image regression

Latent image regression (fading) occurs exponentially from the moment of exposure, fastest in fast (ultra-sensitive) emulsions. It is most noticeable in colour emulsions - the human eye is most...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 31st August 2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 530
Posted By JOReynolds
A camera repairman showed me a trick on old...

A camera repairman showed me a trick on old leather - he used EvoStick, diluted with EvoStick cleaner, which slows down the operation - and held the surfaces in contact with a plastic bag of water...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 31st August 2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 870
Posted By JOReynolds
I looked at the Arax website (thanks for the...

I looked at the Arax website (thanks for the link) and found the latest version of the adapter that I use. Mine is earlier and only allows the lens to droop downwards - there is no provision for...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 30th August 2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 870
Posted By JOReynolds
I correct converging verticals on the enlarger...

I correct converging verticals on the enlarger baseboard.
I take a lot of pictures of rotting wooden doors on mediaeval buildings and I often have to point the camera up. I don't have a shift...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 30th August 2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By JOReynolds
Remembering back to the sixties, Tungsten-Iodine...

Remembering back to the sixties, Tungsten-Iodine lamps (also 'Quartz') began to appear, but they had a pinkish cast. Later, a blend of halogens was used for the same purpose - to prevent tungsten...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 30th August 2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By JOReynolds
Standard domestic coiled-coil tungsten lamps with...

Standard domestic coiled-coil tungsten lamps with a lifespan of around 1000 hours have a colour temperature (CT) of about 2950K (K as in Kelvin). Typical enlarger lamps, studio lamps and those built...
Forum: Photography in general 18th August 2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 189
Posted By JOReynolds
Co₂

Carbon dioxide CO₂ dissolves in water to form carbonic acid, which is quite mild but strong enough to erode limestone and, in time, create caverns, stalagmites and stalagmites.
It will not oxidise...
Forum: Darkroom 15th August 2020, 07:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By JOReynolds
Old film - speed and dev time

I just discovered the end of a brick of 120 Delta 100 in France, dated Jun 2013. Summers are warm here and they were in a fridge turned off in our absence.
Any recommendations on film speed...
Forum: Darkroom 8th August 2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 946
Posted By JOReynolds
As posted by others before, the red LED lamps...

As posted by others before, the red LED lamps (screw or bayonet) sold for parties and other decoration make superb safelights for Multigrade - bright and really safe.
RCD is essential, often now...
Forum: Colour film 31st July 2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By JOReynolds
Cinestill 800T is stated to be processed in C41....

Cinestill 800T is stated to be processed in C41. Although motion picture stock, does it have remjet backing?
Forum: Monochrome Film 29th July 2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,064
Posted By JOReynolds
When I was working on a project for Kodak Harrow...

When I was working on a project for Kodak Harrow (I never actually worked for Kodak) they specified 'successive dilution', which could be a cascade of wash tanks or immersion in a discard/refill...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 28th July 2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By JOReynolds
If they are made of ABS (ask the manufacturer)...

If they are made of ABS (ask the manufacturer) the best adhesive is purpose-made ABS cement, sold in tins for plumbing fittings. It's probably also available in tubes. Don't use general-purpose glue....
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 28th July 2020, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By JOReynolds
is this for Hasselblad?

is this for Hasselblad?
Forum: Cameras - small format 27th July 2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By JOReynolds
Fisheye lens for 35mm

Does anyone have experience of a fisheye lens that delivers a circular image? I almost bought a cheap fisheye that delivered a rectangular image. The cheap ones, with manual diaphragm and manual...
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