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Forum: News and Announcements Today, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 70
Posted By Bill
Also see this from the UKLF forum, “A Japanese...

Also see this from the UKLF forum,
“A Japanese Inkjet paper company bought the brand name from the administrators of the Swiss arm of Ilford.

The history is that the Swiss company Tellko made a...
Forum: Chemical formulae 14th July 2022, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By Bill
Can’t help with the chemical aspect but I use...

Can’t help with the chemical aspect but I use Tanol which I think is a similar developer to Pyrocat-HD and I have found that I need to extend the times from those on the internet and the Tanol...
Forum: Photography in general 1st July 2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 518
Posted By Bill
I tend to use about equal amounts of 11 x 14 and...

I tend to use about equal amounts of 11 x 14 and 5 x 7 as they are the sizes needed for the postal portfolios I am in.
Forum: Darkroom 22nd June 2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 417
Posted By Bill
Extract form the Ctein book in his table of...

Extract form the Ctein book in his table of enlarging lenses.
"Nikon
Apo El-Nikkor 105mm f/5.6N
Most perfectly made lens and priced accordingly. No detectable aberrations of any type, no...
Forum: Darkroom 27th May 2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,209
Posted By Bill
I see you mention using the double sided tape...

I see you mention using the double sided tape method of extracting the film from the cassette. If you are hand rewinding with the Leica you can easily feel when the end of the film leaves the take...
Forum: Photography in general 24th April 2022, 06:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,445
Posted By Bill
Yes Bill

Yes

Bill
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 9th March 2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Bill
I’d second the Leica suggestion. I have just...

I’d second the Leica suggestion. I have just bought their mini tripod and a Leica ball and socket head for 45 on the auction site. Very solid and mine was like new when it arrived.
Forum: Darkroom 27th February 2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 501
Posted By Bill
For interest the 5 minute stand was mentioned in...

For interest the 5 minute stand was mentioned in this post from a previous discussion on film washing. This was by Martin Aislabie.


Hi guys.

Something to ponder, perhaps.

As I plough...
Forum: Darkroom 15th February 2022, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,061
Posted By Bill
Depending on the type of lamp and the connector...

Depending on the type of lamp and the connector check that there is no corrosion in the connection part. Often if it is a 2 pin type corrosion builds up and stops the lamp working. After ensuring...
Forum: Introductions 15th February 2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 768
Posted By Bill
Welcome to the forum Pete.

Welcome to the forum Pete.
Forum: Cameras - medium format 13th February 2022, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,204
Posted By Bill
Looking at the images in the link the second one,...

Looking at the images in the link the second one, where it is in side view, the writing on it says SRB Photographic, MC, UV. I would have thought the MC stood for Multi Coated?
May be worth a...
Forum: Photography in general 24th December 2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By Bill
Seasonal Greetings to all members. A special...

Seasonal Greetings to all members. A special Thanks to Bob and Barry for their admin work running the Forum.
Forum: News and Announcements 19th December 2021, 07:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,271
Posted By Bill
Excellent to hear Richard. Hope your...

Excellent to hear Richard.

Hope your continued recovery goes well and you are soon back up to full speed.

Bill.
Forum: Introductions 30th November 2021, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By Bill
Welcome to the forum Travis.

Welcome to the forum Travis.
Forum: Darkroom 9th November 2021, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By Bill
I’ve had an M605K from new. The slider has/had a...

I’ve had an M605K from new. The slider has/had a piece of slit foam to seal light leaks but over time this wears or degrades. It could easily be replaced. I cannot remember any significance light...
Forum: Photography in general 5th November 2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By Bill
Hi Mike, it has been on before, I have it...

Hi Mike, it has been on before, I have it recorded and watched it the other week. TBH I can't remember much about it so it obviously didn't chime with me!

Bill
Forum: Monochrome Film 1st November 2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,185
Posted By Bill
I usually remove the tape from the backing paper...

I usually remove the tape from the backing paper but leave it on the film then fold it over the end of the film to stiffen the leading edge to get it into the spiral. That worked fine until...
Forum: Darkroom 26th October 2021, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,251
Posted By Bill
I agree with Alan. If you look at the paper...

I agree with Alan. If you look at the paper curves supplied by Ilford then they cross at the speed point which Ilford take to be a mid-grey. That is the tone that will stay the same with constant...
Forum: Negative Printing Exchange 20th October 2021, 07:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 51,108
Posted By Bill
Quote from Skellum's post above. "It seems the...

Quote from Skellum's post above. "It seems the idea of a negative exchange will not die. However, we don't ever quite get this off the ground."

With a bit of searching you will find that this...
Forum: Introductions 17th October 2021, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,277
Posted By Bill
Welcome to the Forum Howard.

Welcome to the Forum Howard.
Forum: Print Exchanges 16th October 2021, 09:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,248
Posted By Bill
Image moved. Bill

Image moved.

Bill
Forum: Manufactured brews 7th October 2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,463
Posted By Bill
I always dilute to whatever mix I am using...

I always dilute to whatever mix I am using straight from the bottle of concentrate. I have some very old measures from a colour kit I once used and as they are tall and narrow I find I can measure...
Forum: Darkroom 6th October 2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,534
Posted By Bill
Nova make one but it is not cheap. ...

Nova make one but it is not cheap.
https://www.firstcall-photographic.co.uk/nova-portable-darkroom-tent/p633
Bill
Forum: Print Exchanges 6th October 2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,946
Posted By Bill
Complete. If anything else needs to be changed...

Complete. If anything else needs to be changed please let me know.

Bill
Forum: Cameras - small format 29th August 2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By Bill
I would suggest getting it serviced by Newton...

I would suggest getting it serviced by Newton Ellis in Liverpool. My 35S had parts missing from the meter and during a routine service they replaced the parts and reset the metering system to take...
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