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by richard littlewood
Tue Dec 04, 2012 7:09 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ilford pricing
Replies: 11
Views: 3322

Re: Ilford pricing

I'm not saying Foma 100 is always bad, in fact to get things real I've probably had about 60 sheets that had nasties. Sometimes ruinous, and sometimes a pain to spot out in print, but it is a film to love on the whole, and especially the price. I'd say to anyone using sheet film buy a box, check up ...
by richard littlewood
Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:26 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ilford pricing
Replies: 11
Views: 3322

Re: Ilford pricing

I have actually used about 20 boxes 5x4, well over 200 120's and the same in 35 mm, and can say with absolute confidence that Foma 100 (in 5x4) does now and again have defects. Its gone through different dev/stop/fix combo's, and still it might or might not have them. I love this film, but I have a ...
by richard littlewood
Sun Dec 02, 2012 4:40 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ilford pricing
Replies: 11
Views: 3322

Re: Ilford pricing

This has been talked over in the past, and nothing has changed. We all love Ilford, but not their pricing. I often think they would sell more if the price dropped a little. All those folks who barely accept the pin holes and black twigs on Foma film would return to Ilford in a flash. We all like exp...
by richard littlewood
Thu May 05, 2011 5:00 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Adox chs-50 underexposure
Replies: 7
Views: 2254

Re: Adox chs-50 underexposure

Despite the exposure issues I'd say theres under development there.
by richard littlewood
Mon Apr 11, 2011 8:32 am Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ebay categories
Replies: 11
Views: 2396

Re: Ebay categories

Terrible new layout. Like a lot of folks I'd check out my fave categories. I'm taking this opportunity to stop doing that.
by richard littlewood
Thu Mar 10, 2011 12:01 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Walker cameras
Replies: 9
Views: 3155

Re: Walker cameras

Adrian. Thanks for your SF review. As someone who has used one for 10 or so years I can add they wear well, and the paint finish is near indestructable.

So the new cameras are pinhole only? OK for some I suppose.
by richard littlewood
Wed Mar 09, 2011 5:52 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Walker cameras
Replies: 9
Views: 3155

Re: Walker cameras

I'd heard he was releasing some new cameras to show at Focus. Just wondered if any one clocked them.
by richard littlewood
Tue Mar 08, 2011 6:10 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Walker cameras
Replies: 9
Views: 3155

Walker cameras

Any one seen these new cameras yet?
by richard littlewood
Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:46 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Controlling the end-to-end process
Replies: 4
Views: 1417

Re: Controlling the end-to-end process

Sadly my experience with the CPE2 comes from developing b+w only. It may be different for colour, but as we all know b+w developer is agitation sensitive, and I've often thought colour processing is more time dependant rather than time/agitation of b+w. Sure the chemicals need some movement, but the...
by richard littlewood
Tue Feb 22, 2011 2:53 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Controlling the end-to-end process
Replies: 4
Views: 1417

Re: Controlling the end-to-end process

Just a few things I've noticed about the CPE2 and films.... First off I like the thing, especially with sheet film. It works well, motors can be an issue long term, but for anyone wanting consistency and maybe small bulk processing, they are a bit more than OK. With the sheet film holders I've found...
by richard littlewood
Tue Nov 09, 2010 1:39 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: i know this is off topis but - landscapers
Replies: 9
Views: 2158

Re: i know this is off topis but - landscapers

In many ways we are making a pigs ear of things.
by richard littlewood
Tue Nov 02, 2010 8:36 am Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Geoffrey Crawley, RIP
Replies: 4
Views: 1473

Re: Geoffrey Crawley, RIP

Me too. This post just got me thinking. Where are the Crawleys of today? I dont mean people who hone technique, but those that delve and push things along to the benefit of all. Real inventors. Is the science going digital too?

Rich
by richard littlewood
Mon Nov 01, 2010 4:48 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: film chaging tents/bags/etc
Replies: 23
Views: 5168

Re: film chaging tents/bags/etc

I think a real problem with smaller changing bags is the amount of dust and muck they can retain. Also hands can get hot, and film is sticky stuff with clammy hands.

Rich
by richard littlewood
Mon Oct 04, 2010 4:53 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Walker Titan SF
Replies: 2
Views: 910

Re: Walker Titan SF

I'll bung a reply in as it must be that SF users hang out somewhere else. I use an SF with bag bellows. There is still room for all movements, or as much as I need anyway, using a 65 lens, that is a bit of tilt at the back or front, and rise/fall. I start getting into image circle issues before the ...
by richard littlewood
Fri Aug 20, 2010 5:14 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 400 speed colour
Replies: 4
Views: 1110

Re: 400 speed colour

Thanks all. Looks like portra 400nc then. I dare say it's a good indoors type film.