Search:

Type: Posts; User: Drew Wiley; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 456 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.42 seconds.

  1. Thread: Salthill

    by Drew Wiley
    Replies
    27
    Views
    9,029

    Re: Salthill

    I looked at their slot washers, those of Zone VI, etc, don't remember if Gravity Works was in business yet, but came up with my own variation instead, which is more efficient in several respects, but...
  2. Replies
    9
    Views
    190

    Re: Wratten & HEX numbers

    Such corrections are always going to be better if applied at the time of the shot rather than afterwards, and more conveniently done. In the case of chrome film, it's largely a matter of taste. But...
  3. Thread: Hypo clear?

    by Drew Wiley
    Replies
    18
    Views
    707

    Re: Hypo clear?

    I use TF4 archival fixer instead. More expensive, but saves a lot of time and fuss. No need for a wash aid.
  4. Replies
    10
    Views
    226

    Re: Selenium Toner for Archivability

    I use all toners only relative to intended tone per se (final image color). I presume that this gives some extra protection from pollutants like sulfur dioxide; but I wouldn't want to live and...
  5. Replies
    9
    Views
    190

    Re: Wratten & HEX numbers

    CIE mapping is still just approximate relative to all the potential variables. There's simply no substitute for fine-tuning any intended end result with a trained eye. I've spent a helluva lot of...
  6. Thread: Salthill

    by Drew Wiley
    Replies
    27
    Views
    9,029

    Re: Salthill

    The irony is that no commercial enlarger in existence was ever machined to tolerances worthy of fairly simple means of extreme calibration. But if you're designing a research telescope, your...
  7. Thread: Salthill

    by Drew Wiley
    Replies
    27
    Views
    9,029

    Re: Salthill

    The enlarger alignment device was basically just a simplified kit of mirrors which bounced the light between the respective neg and easel planes to extend the focal length of a dot going through a...
  8. Replies
    9
    Views
    190

    Re: Wratten & HEX numbers

    81 amber warming series versus 82 cooling series of filters are classified as LB (light balancing) filters. But progressive pure CMY as well as RGB filters are classified under their CC density...
  9. Re: New Color Carbon Printing Service business... A new trend ?

    Sounds fascinating, Bob. It was exactly there, at the stochastic hurdle, that Evercolor ran into its cul de sac. But that was a long time ago, so might not still be an issue today. I never did like...
  10. Re: ...photography and its relationship to state surveillance.

    One of the most interesting aspects of rapid exploration of the center-West and employing actual paid spies involved the early dinosaur-hunting feud between Cope and Marsh. That rivalry got terribly...
  11. Replies
    172
    Views
    5,045

    Re: Smoke smoke everywhere

    Tom - Interest has spread far and wide about the Creek Fire due to its especially dramatic nature. But I get a bit tired of generic what-if answers and backseat quarterbacking by people who have...
  12. Re: Should I get a center filter for my 65mm Nikon-SW f/4 & 90mm Sinaron-W f/6.8?

    You can't post-correct something that's not there to begin with. With even color neg film, falloff is related to not only a density difference, but potentially a hue shift toward the corners due to...
  13. Replies
    172
    Views
    5,045

    Re: Smoke smoke everywhere

    John K. - the Creek Fire has now overrun Granite Cr and up over the Niche almost to Cora Lks. I imagine the red firs along the 3mi grade up will have been hit hard, and that that section of trail...
  14. Replies
    6
    Views
    228

    Re: Washing Anti-Halation Backing on HP5

    TMax films are among the easiest or fastest to wash out any residual stain completely. I use an alkaline fixer (TF4).
  15. Re: Wooden Vacuum double - sheet film holders

    Good to see these being made. Large film sizes need that kind of flatness.
  16. Re: ...photography and its relationship to state surveillance.

    Leading up to the Civil War there was enormous intrigue over which side certain intermediate territories like Kansas would take. After the war, it inevitably developed into epic rivalries between the...
  17. Replies
    172
    Views
    5,045

    Re: Smoke smoke everywhere

    Mt Hamilton Observatory (or cluster of observatories) barely escaped one of our big fires up here, and I mean by mere yards away. The main telescope is mainly used for just teaching purposes today,...
  18. Replies
    13
    Views
    274

    Re: Beseler Universal 45 Assistance

    It takes some persistence, but after awhile one either becomes an effective practitioner of Colorhead Psychoanalysis, or resorts to some torture like replacing this or that part inside the little...
  19. Re: Keeping the film rebate for contact prints

    It could get rather humorous if some woodworking neophyte bought a shoulder plane made in England labeled as a rebate plane, and they came back a month later wondering why their rebate check never...
  20. Replies
    13
    Views
    274

    Re: Beseler Universal 45 Assistance

    When these go on the fritz from either a voltage surge or a bulb out, it seem almost like something inside the controls gets temporarily magnetized, so what might not work immediately after such an...
  21. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    I have interchangeable blades for my precision try squares, selector button for which kinds of readings on my calipers, quite a variety of rulers etc. The most useful of all are Fishermans tape...
  22. Replies
    13
    Views
    274

    Re: Beseler Universal 45 Assistance

    Step-down transformers would logically be an issue because the enlarger control box is very sensitive to either voltage fluctuations or EMI (electromagnetic interference) . With respect to EMI, it...
  23. Re: ...photography and its relationship to state surveillance.

    Huh? Sounds like somebody is cooking up their own neo-myth in order to get undue attention. Various survey expeditions went into the West to assess what was there, and after the Civil War naturally...
  24. Re: Keeping the film rebate for contact prints

    I find the inclusion of that kind of extraneous non-information distracting, and often kitchy. Anyway, the term in the US is rabbet, not rebate. Doesn't matter on this forum because we all understand...
  25. Replies
    172
    Views
    5,045

    Re: Smoke smoke everywhere

    I just got back from Pt Reyes. Most of the road closures are due to paving work. A couple trails have collapse hazards along cliffs. Their website explains all that. The fire is still smoldering a...
  26. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    Removable thread lock fluid can also be used in minor situations. I've told this story before, Tony, but when I was a kid in high school, it was right around that time the metric system was beginning...
  27. Replies
    15
    Views
    585

    Re: eTone focusing cloths - opinions?

    Yes, Alan. But my own darkcloth is a little heavier version of it. Goretex is Goretex. It's not a stretch material, or cordura, or ordinary ripstop nylon, but a patented line of tri-layer...
  28. Replies
    31
    Views
    918

    Re: Mat Size vs. Mount Size

    It's easy to do so provided the equipment is properly aligned and calibrated. Whenever I goof one it's due to me being exhausted and groggy. And now most serious pro frame shops have computerized...
  29. Replies
    172
    Views
    5,045

    Re: Smoke smoke everywhere

    I have family in Portland. And the pioneer town which my mother's clan founded has been evacuated. Hope rain arrives there soon. I guess I'm lucky to be so close to the FedEx terminal here. I...
  30. Replies
    15
    Views
    585

    Re: eTone focusing cloths - opinions?

    I use black Goretex fabric - waterproof, breathable, lightweight, no lint, and very durable. It amazes me that no one has offered this option commercially. Goretex yardage in black is hard to find,...
  31. Replies
    31
    Views
    918

    Re: Mat Size vs. Mount Size

    Looks like at least 60 pieces in the stack, Vaughn. Just PM me. I don't know if I have any full 32x40 sheets left or not, or large random scraps. Those are in a different pile in big flat file...
  32. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    It will be metric of some sort. Everything on my Norma is. A bit of slop can be taken up by Teflon tape if necessary. The Swiss hypothetically ever adopting Whitworth would be equivalent to them...
  33. Replies
    172
    Views
    5,045

    Re: Smoke smoke everywhere

    The couple that bought my property were camping at the end of the road higher up (Lk Edison). It took 4 days for a chopper to get in there and get about 40 people out. The wife has just now been...
  34. Replies
    172
    Views
    5,045

    Re: Smoke smoke everywhere

    There's suddenly a lot of blue sky this morning, and 2/3 of Pt Reyes has opened back up to the public. Hmm... I feel like some little proto-mammal sticking its fuzzy little nose out of the burrow for...
  35. Replies
    31
    Views
    918

    Re: Mat Size vs. Mount Size

    I'd have to look through my samples, Vaughn, to see if there's a match. I once used a lot of that Natural White for color prints, but not for black and white. I do have a leftover stack of 15-1/2 x...
  36. Replies
    172
    Views
    5,045

    Re: Smoke smoke everywhere

    Yes, Willie, the sea-level is rising, and its going to be very expensive to seawall certain urban areas; but Florida and Louisiana are going to have a vastly bigger problem with that. Most of our...
  37. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    Hi Tony. I once worked at a specialty supplier to machinists and mechanics that had an amazing selection of bolts, screws, taps and dies, etc. - all kinds of special applications almost impossible to...
  38. Replies
    172
    Views
    5,045

    Re: Smoke smoke everywhere

    The achilles heel of real adobe is a roof leak. They dissolve. They're not structurally solid either. I don't know where you got that idea. And plenty of them have burned down. Just look at what has...
  39. Replies
    172
    Views
    5,045

    Re: Smoke smoke everywhere

    The achilles heel of real adobe is any kind of roof leak. They dissolve. They're not structurally solid either. I don't know where you got that idea. And plenty of them have burned down. Just look at...
  40. Replies
    31
    Views
    918

    Re: Mat Size vs. Mount Size

    Think I misinterpreted what Bernice was implying. My apologies, Bernice. I was interrupted by the door. My order of AN glass for my 8x10 cold light enlarger just arrived from ScanTech, and I couldn't...
Results 1 to 40 of 18203
Page 1 of 456 1 2 3 4