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Forum: Art and aesthetics 20th April 2022, 09:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,726
Posted By dsallen
Here's a link to the portrait: ...

Here's a link to the portrait: https://www.mutualart.com/Artwork/Bill-Brandt/C9AE31CDA82CE59A
Forum: Art and aesthetics 20th April 2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,726
Posted By dsallen
Hi Terry, in the early 1980s I assisted with...

Hi Terry,

in the early 1980s I assisted with a portrait session of Bill Brandt. The BBC film captures his demeanour exceptionally well. He spent the whole portrait session leaning forward with his...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 8th January 2022, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By dsallen
Well the washers that I would consider...

Well the washers that I would consider appropriate for archival washing of FB prints (Kostiner, Nova and for me the ultimate washer from Silverprint with the 12 slots) are all listed as in stock....
Forum: Sale or Wanted 7th January 2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By dsallen
When I recently had a look, Second-Hand Darkroom...

When I recently had a look, Second-Hand Darkroom Supplies (https://www.secondhanddarkroom.co.uk) recently had a good choice in washers. For example the Gravity Works 12” x 16” Print Washer, the...
Forum: Photography in general 19th August 2021, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By dsallen
I had a copy of the book back in the 1980s - got...

I had a copy of the book back in the 1980s - got lost in a move. The book had text and photographs from both Gene and his wife Aileen made during 1971 to 1973 when they lived there.

It is a...
Forum: New products and offers 2nd May 2021, 01:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,537
Posted By dsallen
Bump Having recently bought Sodium...

Bump

Having recently bought Sodium Metaborate here in Germany and sent it to some desperate friends in the UK, I discovered your site David and have now recommended it to said friends. I thought...
Forum: Photography in general 23rd March 2021, 08:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,531
Posted By dsallen
They also reiterated the postal charges...

They also reiterated the postal charges explanation:

- You are not charged German VAT. Only british VAT is colected upon arrival
- You should not be charged additional services except VAT and if...
Forum: Photography in general 23rd March 2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,531
Posted By dsallen
Fotoimpex responded to my request asking what...

Fotoimpex responded to my request asking what items are now considered 'Dangerous goods':

Our webshop specifies this. It will not let you check out as well and mark those items. In short: Nothing...
Forum: Photography in general 22nd March 2021, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,531
Posted By dsallen
Adox / FotoImpex responded to this matter on...

Adox / FotoImpex responded to this matter on Photrio.com:

Since we were mentioned I just wanted to add for clarification that we DO SHIP TO THE UK at the moment and CONTINUE TO DO SO.

All we...
Forum: Photography in general 21st March 2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,531
Posted By dsallen
If you order something from FotoImpex in English...

If you order something from FotoImpex in English and give the UK as the delivery address the checkout will show no VAT (Umsatzsteuer or Mehrwertsteuer) so I believe that they are doing everything...
Forum: Photography in general 21st March 2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,531
Posted By dsallen
Hi Mike, you only get the warning when...

Hi Mike,

you only get the warning when using the checkout in English and with the UK as destination. Therefore, I can't read a German version to work out if something has been lost in...
Forum: Photography in general 21st March 2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,531
Posted By dsallen
Here is the full statement on the FotoImpex site:...

Here is the full statement on the FotoImpex site:

Unfortunately for our beloved british customers BREXIT will increase the shipping tarifs. The UK is now a non-EU country which means we cannot...
Forum: News and Announcements 29th January 2021, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,673
Posted By dsallen
Thanks David, I will have a good look at their...

Thanks David, I will have a good look at their site over the weekend.

Bests,

David.
Forum: News and Announcements 29th January 2021, 10:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,673
Posted By dsallen
I really like the simplicity of the site and have...

I really like the simplicity of the site and have never heard of Clikpic. As I am keen to build a new website for myself and also one for my partner, I was wondering how expensive Clikpic is and how...
Forum: Top Tips 11th December 2020, 08:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,651
Posted By dsallen
The Ilford film washing method was developed at a...

The Ilford film washing method was developed at a time of severe drought in the UK.

My father tested the system when it was first publicised and found that it was not 100% accurate. Following...
Forum: Monochrome Film 6th August 2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,494
Posted By dsallen
To get the most out of whatever washing method...

To get the most out of whatever washing method you have available to you, I would thoroughly recommend reading Martin Reed's research which is available on this site:
...
Forum: Photography in general 4th May 2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By dsallen
Very sad news. Sue did an enormous amount...

Very sad news.

Sue did an enormous amount for photography in the UK.

In the early 1980s, if you wanted to learn about contemporary photography around the world, the only enlightening sources...
Forum: New products and offers 10th February 2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,816
Posted By dsallen
New (?) two-bath developer

Just came across this reference to this new (at least to me) two-bath developer:

https://ntphotoworks.com/product/bellini-duo-step-tentative-diafine-bw-film-developer/

Has anyone tried it?
...
Forum: Photography in general 22nd November 2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,975
Posted By dsallen
The question of pre-soaking film is something...

The question of pre-soaking film is something that every photographer has a different opinion about. I have, over the past 50 years, always used a pre-soak with many different developers and always...
Forum: New products and offers 14th June 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,843
Posted By dsallen
The announcement was made on 10 June 2019 but it...

The announcement was made on 10 June 2019 but it is only listed on the Japanese home site and only in Japanese. The planned launch date is Autumn 2019.

I asked a Japanese friend to read it and...
Forum: Photography in general 7th June 2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,442
Posted By dsallen
As an old mate of mine, I would highly recommend...

As an old mate of mine, I would highly recommend this exhibition. Not just that he is an old mate but because Brian truly revolutionised corporate and album photography and seeing his early work...
Forum: Photography in general 20th May 2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,230
Posted By dsallen
I just signed up for the newsletter without a...

I just signed up for the newsletter without a problem.

I would suspect that it has something to do with your browser's age or settings.

Bests,

David.
www.dsallen.de
Forum: Photography in general 24th April 2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,583
Posted By dsallen
A brilliant documentary about Bill Jay - truly...

A brilliant documentary about Bill Jay - truly the person who transformed creative photography in the UK at the end of the 1960’s and early 1970’s. It is really hard now to imagine how backwards, and...
Forum: Monochrome printing techniques 22nd April 2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,679
Posted By dsallen
The two examples that you posted links for do not...

The two examples that you posted links for do not have high contrast, no real blacks and look very light. Assuming that they have been developed to a reasonable quality by Ag better prints should be...
Forum: Photography in general 6th April 2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,286
Posted By dsallen
Dear All, you can view online a very...

Dear All,

you can view online a very interesting and revealing interview with Mirko Böddecker CEO of Adox / Fotoimpex. In this excellent interview you can get a clear feel for Mirko’s commitment...
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