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  1. AJG replied to the thread More zoom for Moon photos?.

    +1 on not trying a converter for this. Have you tried using live view for focusing? I'm not familiar with your particular Nikon, but...

    Aug 6, 2020 at 2:29 PM
  2. AJG replied to the thread Film Camera Week for July 31.

    Who prints (or scans) your film and how good they are at the job matters at least as much the film that you use. Back in the day a lot...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 9:18 AM
  3. AJG liked rodeo_joe|1's post in the thread film canisters.

    If the monobath didn't reach the edge of the film, then it'll still look like undeveloped and unfixed film - i.e. grey and fairly opaque...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 9:09 AM
  4. AJG liked rodeo_joe|1's post in the thread film canisters.

    'Ripping' open the cassette should be normal practise. They're not meant to be re-useable these days, and pulling the film back through...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 9:06 AM
  5. AJG liked rodeo_joe|1's post in the thread LensRentals.com short, basic essay on aperture.

    Ah, right. In that case the video in question obviously didn't explain very well what the object being demonstrated was actually called!...

    Aug 5, 2020 at 9:05 AM
  6. AJG replied to the thread One of my favourite articles in American Cinematographer.

    I know next to nothing about movie film processing, but in my first job back in the 70's assisting a documentary film maker he routinely...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 7:37 PM
  7. AJG replied to the thread I Broke My Thermometer. Need Replacement.

    When I was processing lots of film on a regular basis I used to check my dial thermometers once a month against a Kodak color processing...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 9:31 AM
  8. AJG liked rodeo_joe|1's post in the thread 120 film loading problems.

    Soldier on Mark, soldier on! The trick with SS reels and 120 is to get the film centred properly in the reel to start with. Once it's...

    Aug 4, 2020 at 9:31 AM
  9. AJG liked samstevens's post in the thread 'Smartphone camera use on the rise among pro photographers'.

    Yes, folks from SF are in constant need of little crystal chachkas and expensive lousy art. :eek:

    Aug 2, 2020 at 2:33 PM
  10. AJG replied to the thread Kodak will be making pharmaceuticals?.

    I think you have hit on an important point--most people won't want to develop their own film, especially color. I've developed my own...

    Aug 2, 2020 at 2:29 PM
  11. AJG liked AlanKlein's post in the thread 'Smartphone camera use on the rise among pro photographers'.

    Cellphones are handy for quick street shots and they have a nice wide angle and good DOF. They're also good in a pinch for landscapes...

    Aug 2, 2020 at 2:28 PM
  12. AJG liked Sandy Vongries's post in the thread 'Smartphone camera use on the rise among pro photographers'.

    There might be people who would hire someone with a smart phone for a photo job, but most would expect any professional in any field of...

    Aug 1, 2020