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Forum: Cameras - small format 30th November 2020, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 143
Posted By Terry S
I too was confused with that name as well, even...

I too was confused with that name as well, even though I'm a Pentax type of guy. :)

Looking it up, I think the poster meant to say 'shift' lens, as in perspective control lens. It's only one...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 29th November 2020, 01:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,370
Posted By Terry S
Yes, I was quite surprised by Roy's comment about...

Yes, I was quite surprised by Roy's comment about the 300gsm paper as well Ian.

The paper you mention states that it is good for use with cyanotypes, so that's good to know. The price of the paper...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 29th November 2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,370
Posted By Terry S
Roy, I did read your previous post, but I never...

Roy, I did read your previous post, but I never thought of using the bicarbonate to remove a stain on clothing. The stains are on an old 'gardening and painting' top, so it's not really important,...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 28th November 2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,370
Posted By Terry S
Okay, since my last post I have been doing a lot...

Okay, since my last post I have been doing a lot more test strips. I am now more than happy to use the 50 watt UV light that I bought for all of this, as it's solid and gives me reliable results,...
Forum: Print Exchanges 28th November 2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,424
Posted By Terry S
Many thanks for the comments and the PM Ian. I'm...

Many thanks for the comments and the PM Ian. I'm glad that my bits arrived with you so quickly and that you liked them. :)

Along with a print, I also sent Ian one of my recent cyanotype success',...
Forum: Photography in general 28th November 2020, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Terry S
But isn't the film going to go through airport...

But isn't the film going to go through airport scanners then as well; with them possibly being the stronger ones that non-cabin baggage will go through?

I'm asking as I'm unsure what x-rays are...
Forum: News and Announcements 27th November 2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By Terry S
The code is on the front page of the Ilford photo...

The code is on the front page of the Ilford photo website Paul. 😊

Terry S
Forum: News and Announcements 27th November 2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 163
Posted By Terry S
I occasionally buy from Ilford directly when...

I occasionally buy from Ilford directly when there's free p/p or a good percentage reduction on their items. This is usually when I only need one item or a heavy item that would incur large p/p costs...
Forum: Photography in general 27th November 2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By Terry S
New x-ray scanners at airports NOT safe for ANY Ilford film

I don't know if this has been mentioned before, but a search doesn't find anything and the Ilford article isn't dated.

What with the Covid situation at the moment, most of us won't be flying...
Forum: Print Exchanges 26th November 2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,424
Posted By Terry S
My offering has finally just been posted, by...

My offering has finally just been posted, by first class mail. :)

Now for a quick tea break before starting on the next round...

Terry S
Forum: Monochrome Film 26th November 2020, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By Terry S
I totally agree Norm. And as a personal...

I totally agree Norm.

And as a personal experience, I cleared out my film stocks quite recently, both b/w and colour, in both 35mm and 120 and of various speeds. They were all out of date by...
Forum: Monochrome Film 26th November 2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 398
Posted By Terry S
And to muddy the waters, there are sellers that...

And to muddy the waters, there are sellers that are trying to sell 4, yes FOUR, rolls of 120 Tri-X, that is dated BB 1980(!) for way above the new price quoted near the beginning of this thread for...
Forum: Monochrome Film 24th November 2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 400
Posted By Terry S
I've done this enough times to make me purchase a...

I've done this enough times to make me purchase a QRP for every camera that I use regularly and one spare one as well.

Buying a few branded QRP's could add up to a small fortune, especially as I...
Forum: Print Exchanges 23rd November 2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,424
Posted By Terry S
Hi Alex, your print has finally been received....

Hi Alex, your print has finally been received. Post of late can be either very quick or quite slow, so apologies on behalf of the GPO.

Alex has sent me an interesting print, taken on a break this...
Forum: Top Tips 23rd November 2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,708
Posted By Terry S
Some how I've ended up on this thread... ...

Some how I've ended up on this thread...

Although I still have to dip my toe in the land of LF, I thought it such a simple and clever idea, that I'd give it another outing since it's last during...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 20th November 2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,370
Posted By Terry S
At last! I'm am now getting good results with my...

At last! I'm am now getting good results with my test strips. :D I am now ready to try a proper 'print' - if that is what we should call them?

Looking at the third of my pictures in my post above,...
Forum: Equipment 20th November 2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By Terry S
Ah, that makes sense. And talking about two...

Ah, that makes sense.

And talking about two accounts, I have seen some sellers, more than once, advertising the same product for two different prices - and some times it goes for the higher price!...
Forum: Print Exchanges 20th November 2020, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By Terry S
I will join in if the numbers are there. ...

I will join in if the numbers are there.

Terry S
Forum: Monochrome Film 19th November 2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 400
Posted By Terry S
The majority of my 1980's developed films were...

The majority of my 1980's developed films were over developed. It must have been something I read at the time, but I always gave the development times just a bit longer, as I thought more was better...
Forum: Monochrome Film 19th November 2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,018
Posted By Terry S
I printed a negative yesterday that turned out to...

I printed a negative yesterday that turned out to be a lot thinner than I thought, and could only get the effect that I wanted with grade 5, but that was with MG IV.

I have a new box of MGV, still...
Forum: Equipment 18th November 2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By Terry S
Or here, the only other seller on ebay UK: ...

Or here, the only other seller on ebay UK:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Box-of-10-Dental-X-RAY-Film-Processing-Holders-Clip-St-Steel-New-CE/282096605404?hash=item41ae4498dc:g:zrwAAOSwyKxXgklG
...
Forum: Alternate printing processes 17th November 2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,370
Posted By Terry S
Although a bit behind Roy, I too have been...

Although a bit behind Roy, I too have been experimenting with the cyanotype process, since my last post. Apologies for the long post to follow...

I recently bought a small amount of Ammonium...
Forum: Photography in general 16th November 2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Terry S
I have it recorded and still to watch. All...

I have it recorded and still to watch.

All the supposed extra time we should have in lock down, doesn't seem to happen in my house for some reason?

Maybe I either need to stay up or get up a...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 16th November 2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By Terry S
I tried it a few times after first reading Les...

I tried it a few times after first reading Les McClean's article, on this site I think.

Personally, I found I could get the same print from my negs with just one MG filter. And that maybe it....
Forum: News and Announcements 16th November 2020, 03:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 581
Posted By Terry S
A bit behind with reviewing this episode, I'm...

A bit behind with reviewing this episode, I'm afraid.

In fact, since the little time that it was on, I can't even remember the theme of the week, so it really must have caught my imagination....
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