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Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 19th January 2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By Uwe Pilz
What are you doing! Fishing is not permitted in...

What are you doing! Fishing is not permitted in the river Rhine!
I don't fish. I develop my film.
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 18th January 2022, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 391
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Lith developer is strong alcalic. It contains a...

Lith developer is strong alcalic. It contains a large amount of sodium hydroxide. From this, the gelatine is swelling end gets very soft. It depends on the type of gelatine and therewith the type of...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 15th January 2022, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 88
Posted By Uwe Pilz
You may try simple b/w paper. It gets brownish or...

You may try simple b/w paper. It gets brownish or magenta depending on the type if exposured. May be it is sensitive enough.

You need new tables, of course.
Forum: Darkroom 14th January 2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 526
Posted By Uwe Pilz
The Meopta Tessar type lenses are good ones:...

The Meopta Tessar type lenses are good ones: Anaret. Belar are three lenses type, not as good.
Forum: Cameras - medium format 11th January 2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 172
Posted By Uwe Pilz
I had this camera for some period of time. This...

I had this camera for some period of time. This problem arises because of the ribbon cable which bypasses the hinge.
You see most of the information in the finder, except the ISO. I learned how the...
Forum: Photography in general 10th January 2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By Uwe Pilz
If you think about "rolling your own" ... please...

If you think about "rolling your own" ... please keep in mind that HQ does nt dissolve in water very well. Yu have firs make a solution if it in PPG or PEG.

All othe substances may be put in as...
Forum: Print Exchanges 8th January 2022, 04:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,094
Posted By Uwe Pilz
I have scans of my print. May anybody open the...

I have scans of my print. May anybody open the gallery?
Forum: Photography in general 8th January 2022, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By Uwe Pilz
I experimented with my own formula from raw...

I experimented with my own formula from raw chemicals. Eventual, I had success. But the effort was not worth it. I like the moersch developer very much. It works with every paper which is lith-able...
Forum: Print Exchanges 4th January 2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,094
Posted By Uwe Pilz
My prints are in the mail. Enjoy!

My prints are in the mail. Enjoy!
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 1st January 2022, 06:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,970
Posted By Uwe Pilz
I Looked at the prints form Rob's negative too....

I Looked at the prints form Rob's negative too. What a difference! This is what negative print exchange may show us .That is more than one way for interpreting a negative.
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> And yes, the black...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 28th December 2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,970
Posted By Uwe Pilz
My version of "figures on the beach" is in the...

My version of "figures on the beach" is in the gallery.
Forum: Print Exchanges 24th December 2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,094
Posted By Uwe Pilz
I am in!

I am in!
Forum: Print Exchanges 23rd December 2021, 05:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Yes, my Rolleiflex is my most beloved and most...

Yes, my Rolleiflex is my most beloved and most used camera. I have both Mutars (https://img.ricardostatic.ch/t_1000x750/pl/1099669444/1/3/)for it and a close up lens.

The meter still works, after...
Forum: Print Exchanges 22nd December 2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Lieber Frank, today I received your image. I...

Lieber Frank,

today I received your image. I am very happy with it.

It shows the valley of Alzette near Luxemburg city, with an old stone bridge. Very atmospheric.

I also like that you used...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 18th December 2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,970
Posted By Uwe Pilz
The print uploaded form Colin was the first print...

The print uploaded form Colin was the first print he made form the negative. I did not get that. Collin made another (better) print which I got. I uploaded that. AT least this print is sepia toned.
...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 18th December 2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,970
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Dear Colin, you are right. The low contrast (it...

Dear Colin, you are right. The low contrast (it was in the scene and not in the film itself) was one of the problems with that shot.
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 17th December 2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,970
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Dear Colin, my prints and your negatives are on...

Dear Colin, my prints and your negatives are on it's way back to Scotland. Enjoy!
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 16th December 2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,970
Posted By Uwe Pilz
I just came from the darkroom. I decided to...

I just came from the darkroom.

I decided to give away everything from the test strips to the two prints I made.

At the back of everything I wrote the printing plan. Because this cannot be...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 16th December 2021, 04:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,970
Posted By Uwe Pilz
> otherwise there will be no surprise for them!! ...

> otherwise there will be no surprise for them!!

Very important note, thank you. So I will keep your print. It is alway a joy looking at other's b/w photographs. In real, not in the computer.
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 16th December 2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,970
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Dear Colin, I just received your negative. ...

Dear Colin, I just received your negative.

I'll try to make at least a first print. in the next days. May be today. In any case, I am a few times in the darkroom for an hour or so. If you asked my...
Forum: Photography in general 7th December 2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Uwe Pilz
> This will not work with accuracy when printing...

> This will not work with accuracy when printing colour.

Oh yes. I made colour in my younger days, but is decades ago. My hints are for b/w only.
Forum: Photography in general 7th December 2021, 05:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 506
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Is you switch on the enlarger the bulb needs a...

Is you switch on the enlarger the bulb needs a short time for getting maiximum bright.

I avoid this error another way: I have a large sheet of cardboard. For my test strip I count with the...
Forum: Photography in general 7th December 2021, 05:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By Uwe Pilz
For develop paper I have learned something form...

For develop paper I have learned something form St. Ansel. I measure the time the print needs for the first hints of image structure. And develop five times this initial time. With this you are...
Forum: Chemical formulae 4th December 2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,396
Posted By Uwe Pilz
Please keep in mind: The first Formula is a metol...

Please keep in mind: The first Formula is a metol only developer without redox system (usual HQ). Ths developer has a very short shelf life, less than a week. You are always in danger getting thin...
Forum: Print Exchanges 4th December 2021, 06:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,767
Posted By Uwe Pilz
My prints are in the mail.

My prints are in the mail.
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