<p>That's great. Thank you for checking, Stuart. I prefer the profile of the rubber ring over the eyecup.</p>
<p>Will the rubber eye ring from the New F-1 fit onto the metal ring of the older F-1 and F-1n models? Thanks.</p>
As for a generalization, I expose to place significant low-value
areas in Zone IV, and develop so that significant highlight values
In a flat lighting scene, even if the light meter values show the
negative to have a normal range, I give HP5+ extra exposure,
Some photographers regulary bleach prints, but call the term
reduction. This takes place between the first and second fixing
bath. A wet print...
For a Normal scene, I have arrived at about 11 minutes in
Rodinal diluted 1:50 at 68 degrees, with the HP5+ rated at 200. If
the light is flat,...
To me, one of the appeals of working in black and white is that I
am able to expose negatives under a wide range of lighting
I have owned and used one of these single-coated lenses, a
150mm f 5.6, made in 1957. It was sharp, but as you mentioned,
lower in contrast than...
Is it okay to use an acid stop and fixer, such as Ilford rapid fixer,
with Pyrocat HD, or is a combination of water stop and alkaline
I have used a camera with a removable fresnel on the viewer
side of the glass (Wisner), and a camera with a fresnel on the
inside of the camera...
I also have had very positive dealings at Midwest Photo. In fact,
they seem to go out of their way to deliver a good deal, and then
some. If it...
I have a few Fidelity 8x10 holders. Today as I pulled a dark slide,
I noticed that a holder had a convex cupping across its width at
Do you mix the Pyrocat HD from the Photographer's Formulary
kit, or from scratch? If from scratch, do you use the phenidone, or
I use your method of tapping the holder to make the film settle,
for long or multiple exposures. It solved the problem of film
movement for me.
I don't know, John, but SK Grimes makes a nice adaptor (new,
though!) that pushes onto the lens, and accepts a screw-in filter,
if that helps.
The f/64 is a great organizer for 8x10, assuming it is deep
enough for your camera. It is lightweight, too. I don't use the
Kodak Professional Photoguide advises, "Twelve hours before
departure...Remove film from freezer."
9*1/2" Dagor, remounted in Copal 1, allowing for movements.
I recently did a shot at about 1:1, on 8x10, of a box, the inside of
the box, and the wall behind it. No movements would help focus.
11 minutes at 68 degrees, about 9 minutes at 72 degrees.
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