Search:

Type: Posts; User: 12pmc; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Thread: Chromium reverse

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    3
    Views
    237

    Re: Chromium reverse

    I am not sure hence my question, but will pick a rubbish negative and experiment

    Thanks for the replies

    Peter
  2. Thread: Chromium reverse

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    3
    Views
    237

    Chromium reverse

    I need some guidance please

    I used chromium intensifier to increase contrast on a negative but went too far..... is there anyway to reduce the contrast?

    Thank you

    Peter
  3. Replies
    4
    Views
    376

    Re: Fotospeed Chromium Intensifier

    Excuse tardy reply, thanks for the info, happy to say that printed from the negs and much improved! Will sulfite the negs

    Thank you
    Peter
  4. Replies
    4
    Views
    376

    Fotospeed Chromium Intensifier

    I have recently used Fotospeed Chromium Intensifier for some flat negatives. I mixed as per instructions, washed off the yellow residue and re-developed in print dev and washed. Good result, the...
  5. Thread: Dektol

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    10
    Views
    805

    Re: Dektol

    I have just finished a printing session and the developer worked just fine, but became exhausted quicker than normal...
  6. Thread: Dektol

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    10
    Views
    805

    Re: Dektol

    Thanks all, and HMG for the link to Kodak info site
  7. Thread: Dektol

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    10
    Views
    805

    Dektol

    Hello - I have just received several packages of Dektol powder from my supplier in the UK, brand new with expiry date Nov 2022. In the past the powder was white-ish, now it is a dirty brown...
  8. Thread: Change of fixer

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    14
    Views
    1,238

    Re: Change of fixer

    Hi Doremus,

    Just to revert I did the paper fog test you suggested and all good. New fixer stuck due to virus restrictions on shipping. So I reprinted the same neg and similar results.... at...
  9. Thread: Change of fixer

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    14
    Views
    1,238

    Re: Change of fixer

    Doremus and Cor. Thank you for you suggestions.

    I have checked the fixer for sediment etc and it’s fine no foreign substances, and it clears the film completely in the allotted time. I have...
  10. Thread: Change of fixer

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    14
    Views
    1,238

    Re: Change of fixer

    Renato - I did not know that the type of stop bath can impact on fixing process - how so? I use citric acid (heaped teaspoon per litre of water) been using this for some years seems to work just...
  11. Thread: Change of fixer

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    14
    Views
    1,238

    Re: Change of fixer

    Appreciate the comments - the mix ratio and the suggested time differs between the two products. Jerold I think you may be right !

    Thank you
    Peter
  12. Thread: Change of fixer

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    14
    Views
    1,238

    Change of fixer

    I have used Ifford Hypam fixer for some time - mixed as per manufacture recommended ratio. I have just changed to Fomafix (less costly) and mixed as per manufacture recommended ratio. I use Foma...
  13. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,668

    Re: Getting rid of tiny white spots

    I also have the experience from time to time, totally random. I use deep tank, one shot dev, one shot citric acid stop and normal fixer but reuse several time. Water is house hold supply through a...
  14. Thread: Lookinglass

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    4
    Views
    1,496

    Lookinglass

    If anyone is familiar with the online magazine Lookinglass (which is excellent) do they know if it is still in existence. I have been trying to renew my subscription but I get no response to my...
  15. Re: NO TRIPODS for photography - but painters easels OK?

    I live in the South of France and we have tripod police too, they tend to be gate keepers on abbies, churchs and public buildings etc. After being told I was unable to use my tripod as it was...
  16. Re: NO TRIPODS for photography - but painters easels OK?

    I modified a hiking stick by drilling a hole down from the top and packing it with a bit of JB Weld, then shoving a piece of 3/8 - 16 threaded brass rod into the hole. Works about as well as any...
  17. Thread: Copal shutter

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    14
    Views
    2,472

    Re: Copal shutter

    Thanks guys. The locator hole is a good idea. It's the first time I have ever seen these locator holes.

    Peter
  18. Replies
    18
    Views
    8,517

    Re: Schneider Apo Symmar 150mm f/5.6

    JoshuaT

    I have the Schneider 150 APO lens and its excellent, in my experience produces very good results. It is small and light and readily available on ebay get one!

    Peter
  19. Thread: Copal shutter

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    14
    Views
    2,472

    Copal shutter

    Suggestions please;

    I have recently purchased a Fujinon W 120mm 5.6 lens (lens description is written on the outside rim of the front element) The shutter is a Copal N0 but an older one, the...
  20. Replies
    15,266
    Views
    4,179,281

    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Jon first time I have seen this vista in color , bravo it is surperb !
  21. Thread: Black Spot

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,677

    Re: Black Spot

    Alexmuir, no corresponding negative defects. The spots appear sometime after processing prints.
    Peter
  22. Thread: Black Spot

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,677

    Re: Black Spot

    Koraks,

    The papers are Ilford FB warmtone and Ilford Art FB , Dev is Tetnal Eukobrom no raw chemicals, this is only Dev I use. My darkroom is full light tight and safe lights tested and ok. So...
  23. Thread: Black Spot

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,677

    Black Spot

    Dear All,

    I have random black spots/ blotches appearing on some of my prints. Not very big approx 2mm in dia and looking like a small ink drop on blotting paper... No particular rhyme nor reason,...
  24. Thread: Workshop 2017

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    10
    Views
    2,990

    Re: Workshop 2017

    Thanks again for the common sense Eric
  25. Thread: Workshop 2017

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    10
    Views
    2,990

    Re: Workshop 2017

    Thanks for the suggestions, I have also found Bruce Barnbaum's w/s schedule too which I believe are excellent.
    Cheers
  26. Thread: Workshop 2017

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    10
    Views
    2,990

    Workshop 2017

    Hello can anyone advise on worthwhile workshops in the Fall of this year where LF is used and there are darkroom facities available and naturally good instruction. I am not inexperienced but work in...
  27. Replies
    15
    Views
    4,698

    Re: Wide-angle Fujinons

    Thanks all and Doremus for your explanations. I have now read Thalmans link and the sub club link. Plenty to digest.
    Thanks again to all who commented
    Peter
  28. Thread: Lens shade

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,487

    Re: Lens shade

    Thanks I have looked at some YouTube demo of the Lee hood and it looks like it will do the job.
    cheers
    Peter
  29. Thread: Lens shade

    by 12pmc
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,487

    Lens shade

    I am looking for an extending type lens shade for my 4X5 (Arca Swiss Field) is there a generic make which can adapt to any mono rail camera, or do I need to purchase the manufactures model?
    ...
  30. Replies
    15
    Views
    4,698

    Wide-angle Fujinons

    I am looking to purchase a moderate wide lens for 4x5. I have seen some examples of Fujinon lens on ebay - 120mm f8; and the 125mm f5.6. Can anyone with experience of these lens comment on their...
  31. Replies
    9
    Views
    3,122

    Re: Kreuznach Schneider

    Thank you all
  32. Replies
    9
    Views
    3,122

    Kreuznach Schneider

    I am looking to buy a 210mm 5.6F APO Schneider - I notice on auctions sites that some of these lens are labeled: Kreuznach Schneider.... and some just Schneider...

    Is there any difference in...
  33. Replies
    11
    Views
    3,718

    Re: Division of Long exp by short exp

    Thank you all for your input and information.

    Drew - The late Barry Thornton made an image of water flowing over a wall with many high lights, and the repeated short time exposures gave an...
  34. Replies
    11
    Views
    3,718

    Division of Long exp by short exp

    Can anyone assist please.

    If have a metered exposure of f32 at 1 second, but want to make up the 1 second period out of multiple shorter exposures - say 250 second for example. How do I...
  35. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,361

    Re: Arca Swiss bellows extension

    Thanks all very much for the information appreciated, think I will head for the 141/110.

    Peter
  36. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,361

    Arca Swiss bellows extension

    I am looking at buying an Arca Swiss Classic F line 4x5. I am trying to find out if:

    a) The standard bellows with the 141mm standards front and back will allow the use of a 90mm lens without a...
  37. Re: Looking for feedback on the Arca Swiss 4x5 F-Metric

    Mark thanks for the practical comments - is there much weight difference between the TK and the Arca Field ?
    Peter
  38. Replies
    16
    Views
    6,057

    Re: Symmar-S v Apo-Symmar

    Thank you
  39. Re: Looking for feedback on the Arca Swiss 4x5 F-Metric

    Theodora's. I will indeed ask them, but may need some if the answer gets too technical!
  40. Replies
    16
    Views
    6,057

    Re: Symmar-S v Apo-Symmar

    Thanks, when did the model change from S to Apo can someone advise?

    Peter
Results 1 to 40 of 96
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3