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  1. Re: Use of X-ray film: technical discussion with example images

    I shall try this Jim. Are you thinking its over developed
  2. Re: Use of X-ray film: technical discussion with example images

    All it says is Kodak Tmat GR Double sided ISO 50
  3. Re: Use of X-ray film: technical discussion with example images

    This is what it looks like holding the negative up to the window

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  4. Re: Use of X-ray film: technical discussion with example images

    I haven't tried it as high as ISO 100

    I am using D76 Stock for 6 minutes
    I am under a Red Light but havent had it on during development because its fairly close to the tray
  5. Re: Use of X-ray film: technical discussion with example images

    Any ideas as to why the developed film looks so dark as though it well over exposed. Ive tried it at various ISO speeds but i always looks the same
  6. Re: Use of X-ray film: technical discussion with example images

    I was given some X-Ray film which just says 50 ASA double sided on the box but something is bothering me about it.

    When I expose it and develop it, there is an image there which scans perfect (not...
  7. Re: Proper storage for Pyrocat HD components?

    Ah.. Yes, Glycol might be the solution here, thanks
  8. Re: Proper storage for Pyrocat HD components?

    Thanks for the reply, I guess its a gamble as to whether its going to deteriorate faster in the bag or if I mix it in water and leave it as a solution in the cupboard
  9. Proper storage for Pyrocat HD components?

    I was recently sent some Pyrocat HD

    Now rather than sending it pre-mixed or in separate bags, all the A ingredient was in a bag and all the B ingredient in another bag.

    Question:

    Because...
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    Re: Kodak D23 Question

    Great news, thank you



    This was going to be my next question.

    Do you see much difference between say diluted at 1+1 or Stock or even 1+3 ?
    What makes you turn to D23 for subjects made in...
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    Kodak D23 Question

    To make up 1 Litre you use 7.5 of Metol and 100g of Sodium Sulfite which I understand can last around six months.

    Rather make a full Litre, can you just make say 500ml with 1/2 the amount of...
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    Re: Exposing A Stouffer T2115 Onto Film

    Does the Stouffer have to be in tight contact with the film
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    Re: Exposing A Stouffer T2115 Onto Film

    I will try that, never thought about loosing the 2 ends of the wedge, as you say not really useful
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    Exposing A Stouffer T2115 Onto Film

    I want to do some film tests so I was thinking of exposing my Stouffer step tablet onto a piece of 4x5 film.

    The only Stouffer I have is the T2115 model which is the thin 21 step version T2115
    ...
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    Re: Post Your Photos Made At Close Distance

    tuco, I am really liking the tonality of your images.The best way I can describe it is lovely soft smooth tones.

    I have also seen the same with Ken Lee and also Steven Ruttenberg typewriter and...
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    Re: Fomapan 100, 200 and 400

    Thanks, very helpful indeed. I was interested in D23 because I have never used it with Fomapan but looking at this I might now give it a try
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    Re: Fomapan 100, 200 and 400

    What dev time did you settle on for the Fomapan in D23 and was it rotary processing ?
    The details is superb in this
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    Re: Focusing With A Chamonix 045-N

    Thanks to both for your answers.

    The Chamonix does allow you to move the rear standard back and fourth which appears to give me better results as the image size doesn't appear to change as much so...
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    Focusing With A Chamonix 045-N

    When using my Chamonix 045-N to do some close up still life subjects, I find that turning the middle focus knob only seems to Magnify the image on the glass and not really focus. To get a more...
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    Re: Epson V800 Height Above Glass

    That probably count s for why the Wet Plane holder is set to 3mm
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    Re: Epson V800 Height Above Glass

    I can agree with that but having that transparent material between the film and glass should in theory keep the film flat which may be a better option than not been able to keep it flat
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    Epson V800 Height Above Glass

    Over the years I have seen so many questions floating about regarding how high the negative has to be above the scanner glass for max sharpness.

    I have been thinking about this for some time.
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  23. Re: macOS 11 upgrade discards printer/scanner drivers: replacements may be unavailabl

    I have a R3880 and using Big Sur and I am using the Catalina Drivers which seem to working ok
  24. Re: Epson Perfection V800 adjusting for as much as sharpness as possible

    Steve, where in Vuescan are you seeing the option for 2x2 bin please
  25. Re: RH Designs Zone Master II With MG V Paper

    Thanks Steve
  26. RH Designs Zone Master II With MG V Paper

    I was recently given some old remnants from an old darkroom and in the box was an RH Design Zone Master II.
    Today, I started to look at it and see what it can do and after spending an hour or so...
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    Re: Scanned Negative Shows Zone V

    Thanks everyone for your input, everything is working to my satisfaction now.

    Ian
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    Re: Scanned Negative Shows Zone V

    As mine is showing 1.42 on print its looking a little dark to me and I would like it a touch brighter. To to this am I right in thinking that I need to reduce development time on the next test, maybe...
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    Re: Scanned Negative Shows Zone V

    I have just measured the Film Base and Fog and the densitometer reads 0.14
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    Re: Scanned Negative Shows Zone V

    Ah, yes you was correct here. Having fixed the Auto Exposure, the scanner is now showing what I expected. Thanks
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    Re: Scanned Negative Shows Zone V

    No Peter, to was a straight reading from the middle of the negative
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    Re: Scanned Negative Shows Zone V

    Interesting Alan.

    Out of interest, can you remember how you created the Zone VIII negative

    Ian
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    Scanned Negative Shows Zone V

    I conducted a simple test today and wasn't expecting the results I got...

    Test
    I spot metered a white card including all 4 corners and the centre to make sure it was evenly lit from the natural...
  34. Re: Scanning 8x10 method Epson v850 super resolution lens

    Is this when scanned at 6400 or is that irrelevant
  35. Re: Scanning 8x10 method Epson v850 super resolution lens

    From my testing, to get pretty close to 2400 ppi from the V800, you need to be scanning at 6400 ppi. Having said that, my tests have only been on 4x5 negatives so I am not 100% sure what effective...
  36. Re: Photographing Darkroom Prints To Be Shown Online

    Thanks for the comments, some good advice to be going on with.
    I do have access to a North facing window so that may help quite a bit with more even lighting.
  37. Photographing Darkroom Prints To Be Shown Online

    Possibly the wrong forum section so please move it if it is.

    I have been asked if I can supply some photographs of some of my darkroom prints. They don't want scans but what to see photographs of...
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    Re: Help With Epson V800

    Update:

    I turned the scanner on its side and gave a few taps with the palm of my hand and this seems to have fixed the issue.
    Only conclusion I have is that there must have been a very small...
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    Help With Epson V800

    Friday it worked fine, today it produced a fault.

    It is producing a straight vertical line down one side of the negative. I have tried several negatives and the line is apparent on all, even on...
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    Re: 4 x 5 Contact Printing Question

    As you mentioned paper types JP, do you think the VC papers such as Ilford MG5 is suitable for small contact prints. The reason I ask is because in my mind, I am trying to achieve what I call the...
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