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Forum: Cameras - medium format 13th January 2022, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By Paulographic
I use the Minolta Autometer and find it accurate...

I use the Minolta Autometer and find it accurate despite it never tallying with my Westons. With the Bronica I now mainly use the metering finders which are equally accurate.
Never had a problem...
Forum: Cameras - medium format 13th January 2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By Paulographic
I think it warns you when you're exposing...

I think it warns you when you're exposing incorrectly so as to avoid wasting film.
Forum: Cameras - medium format 2nd January 2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 557
Posted By Paulographic
I've built up a fairly large SQ outfit over the...

I've built up a fairly large SQ outfit over the years and found it a great piece of kit to use for all sorts of photography (in a studio in my case), simple and straightforward in operation.
I find...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 1st December 2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Paulographic
I've used several print developers over time and...

I've used several print developers over time and now find Bromophen my favourite. Ilfospeed, PQ Universal (recommended by a member of staff at Mathers of Lancashire), Multigrade and Agfa Neutol,...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 23rd November 2021, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By Paulographic
For myself I prefer Bromophen for it's speed of...

For myself I prefer Bromophen for it's speed of development, it reminds me of Ilfospeed which I used as a student when you had to make the most of your allotted slot in the darkroom, one minute...
Forum: Darkroom 14th November 2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By Paulographic
I've never used Microphen with Delta3200 but in...

I've never used Microphen with Delta3200 but in the past got good results with stock ID11/D76.
I say in the past as I haven't used it for many years (I did live jazz in pubs with it) and found some...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 3rd November 2021, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 666
Posted By Paulographic
One member here came from Loch Lomond to...

One member here came from Loch Lomond to Todmorden to collect an enlarger from me
Forum: Monochrome Film 2nd November 2021, 10:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,243
Posted By Paulographic
I tear the backing paper away from the film...

I tear the backing paper away from the film keeping the film steady in the other hand. If the paper hasn't torn in two I fold it over the end of the film, snip a bit off the corners and feed the...
Forum: Darkroom 28th October 2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By Paulographic
I have an old one in cream enamel finish. I still...

I have an old one in cream enamel finish. I still use it when developing film, for printing a normal clock with a loud "tick" which matches my own mental count.. I have a Jessops digital timer but I...
Forum: Members Announcements 27th October 2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 979
Posted By Paulographic
Thank you for showing us that.Very enjoyable. Put...

Thank you for showing us that.Very enjoyable. Put my small efforts at cobbling together bits of old cameras and lenses some years ago into the shade, I didn't have you skills or dedication but I did...
Forum: Print Finishing 5th September 2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By Paulographic
I use punched poly pockets for my contact sheets...

I use punched poly pockets for my contact sheets interleaved in the neg file binders each sheet facing the appropriate negatives. I store them flat not vertically to avoid sagging.
Forum: Cameras - small format 21st August 2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By Paulographic
I knew someone who loaded his Leica under the...

I knew someone who loaded his Leica under the bedclothes to get 39 frames. As a student I was given a bulk roll of Plus-X which I loaded in the college darkroom using old cassettes, in the days when...
Forum: New products and offers 26th July 2021, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By Paulographic
I didn't get my usual notification, this is the...

I didn't get my usual notification, this is the first I know of it Monday morning.
Forum: Sale or Wanted 1st June 2021, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Paulographic
Mine still had a price ticket on it (very lax for...

Mine still had a price ticket on it (very lax for a gift) of about 25/6 or thereabouts. I've seen them on fleamarkets and similar.
I had the 120 for a while until recently, the earlier model with...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 31st May 2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Paulographic
My first camera, Christmas present 1962 from my...

My first camera, Christmas present 1962 from my granny. Last used in 1971.
Forum: Photography in general 27th May 2021, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Paulographic
I have a 124G which I love using and the same...

I have a 124G which I love using and the same solid hand grip which I found on a flea market.
Forum: News and Announcements 27th March 2021, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 899
Posted By Paulographic
I got an email about this too this morning. I...

I got an email about this too this morning. I need some fix and Bromophen some time in the near future so I'll see if it's worthwhile ordering now.
Forum: Cameras - medium format 13th January 2021, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,282
Posted By Paulographic
I have a 220 6x4.5 back for my Bronica SQ system...

I have a 220 6x4.5 back for my Bronica SQ system and have used 120 film in it without problem. Keep winding and firing after exposure 12 until it goes slack. It winds on tighter but doesn't seem to...
Forum: Photography in general 11th January 2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By Paulographic
I was at college with him. He did a lot of...

I was at college with him. He did a lot of performance/experimental theatre photography some of which I carried on after he graduated a year before me.
Forum: Photography in general 1st January 2021, 09:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By Paulographic
Only a couple of weeks ago I bought a book about...

Only a couple of weeks ago I bought a book about her "Ideas Without End". Being cheap I thought it was second hand but when it arrived it was a new copy still wrapped. On my large pile of lockdown...
Forum: Photography in general 29th October 2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 902
Posted By Paulographic
Terry, where did you get your LED safelight from....

Terry, where did you get your LED safelight from. As I get older my eyes seem to need more illumination in the darkroom.
Forum: Darkroom 27th October 2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Paulographic
Not seen one of those but I have something called...

Not seen one of those but I have something called a Megatron meter which doesn't need a power source. I can't find any information about it except a tenuous link to Sangamo Weston and that it appears...
Forum: Photography in general 30th June 2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,204
Posted By Paulographic
Kodak manufacturing plant

https://www.facebook.com/HistoryOfPhotography1826/videos/696404930927576

May have been linked already, or I may be in the wrong forum.
Forum: Photography in general 1st June 2020, 07:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,875
Posted By Paulographic
I have a home studio which is only 4m. square and...

I have a home studio which is only 4m. square and use 6x6 and find the 150mm ideal for head and and shoulders portraits. If I need more of the subject I use the 80mm standard lens with a 1.4...
Forum: Cameras - small format 30th May 2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,736
Posted By Paulographic
I've had two in the past, one bought with winder...

I've had two in the past, one bought with winder and dedicated flash cheaply from a dealer as a second body to my FE and the other found in a charity shop. I found them to be shoddily made, not...
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