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Forum: In The Darkroom February 24th 14, 09:44 AM Posted to rec.photo.darkroom
Replies: 10
Views: 5,193
Film almost transparent

Richard Knoppow wrote:
Attributed to Kenneth Meese but I don't remember where I
first saw it.

I think the problem was the original poster was in a location where film
developers were no...
Forum: In The Darkroom February 7th 14, 01:24 AM Posted to rec.photo.darkroom
Replies: 0
Views: 1,141
anyone else from Israel on this goup?

I have a fairly extensive darkroom setup to give away and am looking for someone who would actually use it.

The last time I tried to give away darkroom stuff it was fought over in the mailing list...
Forum: Digital Photography June 4th 13, 08:59 AM Posted to comp.soft-sys.matlab,sci.engr.color,sci.image.processing,rec.photo.darkroom,rec.photo.digital
Replies: 97
Views: 2,165
better Kodak reorganization

Savageduck wrote:
...and for Mac users out there, CS2 will not run on Intel Macs, only
G4, or G5 Macs. That was my reason for upgrading at that time.
...
Forum: Digital Photography June 3rd 13, 07:14 PM Posted to comp.soft-sys.matlab,sci.engr.color,sci.image.processing,rec.photo.darkroom,rec.photo.digital
Replies: 97
Views: 2,165
better Kodak reorganization

nospam wrote:
now it's only 10 years behind the times rather than 15 years.

it *still* lacks adjustment layers, smart objects and so much more.

even the $60 photoshop elements does more...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment January 7th 13, 03:59 PM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,020
Lens for old 35mm Nikon SLR

Scott Schuckert wrote:

As stated, the 50mm "E" series lens is probably the best choice.
However, if you're stubborn (even foolish) about getting the absolute
slimmest lens, Nikon DID make the...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment January 5th 13, 05:39 PM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 10
Views: 2,020
Lens for old 35mm Nikon SLR

tweale wrote:

I am very new to photography and have inherited a Nikon SLR 35mm camera
from my dad, and need some help with what lens to use. I don't need any
zoom, I simply want a very slim...
Forum: In The Darkroom December 27th 12, 07:39 AM Posted to rec.photo.darkroom
Replies: 10
Views: 2,277
short infrequent sessions and fixer waste

Joe wrote:

But the Edwal, as I remember it, is testing for whatever silver
reduction ability remains. Does not the fix go bad for other reasons
that simply reaching it's capacity? I never...
Forum: In The Darkroom December 26th 12, 05:39 PM Posted to rec.photo.darkroom
Replies: 10
Views: 2,277
short infrequent sessions and fixer waste

Geoffrey S. Mendelson wrote:

Edwal and others used to make a fixer test solution, I don't know if anyone
still does.

It's amazing what you can find with google. It's called Edwal...
Forum: In The Darkroom December 26th 12, 02:49 PM Posted to rec.photo.darkroom
Replies: 10
Views: 2,277
short infrequent sessions and fixer waste

Joe wrote:
If I test the old film fix with a snip of film and it still clears OK,
can I feel safe that no other chemical breakdowns have happened that
might adversely impact my film? Is there...
Forum: In The Darkroom October 10th 12, 03:19 PM Posted to rec.photo.darkroom
Replies: 4
Views: 1,591
Light in darkroom ??

Howard Lester wrote:
Totally dark. I think the only film with which you can use a light bulb (a
red one, specifically) is orthochromatic, which is not red sensitive.

Kodak used to sell a dark...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment March 16th 12, 10:34 AM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,451
First time owner of a 35mm Camera

David Dyer-Bennet wrote:

There's much more difference than that; vertical shutters are metal
blades, whereas horizontal ones are cloth curtains. Completely
different designs. I don't think...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment March 15th 12, 09:59 PM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,451
First time owner of a 35mm Camera

Bruce wrote:
"K W Hart" wrote:

Absolutely. The fastest shutter speed of a horizontal travel shutter
is 1/2000 sec with the titanium foil shutter of the Nikon F3, but...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment March 15th 12, 05:19 PM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 29
Views: 2,451
First time owner of a 35mm Camera

David Dyer-Bennet wrote:


I believe all the Nikkormats had vertical shutters. The Ft, which was
quite early, is described as having a vertical shutter and 1/125 sec
flash sync in multiple...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment March 6th 12, 07:34 PM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,613
Kodak kills Ektachromes

Bruce wrote:



I never did figure out who they thought the market
was that needed ISO 1600 daylight film.


Me neither.
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment March 6th 12, 07:39 AM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 13
Views: 1,613
Kodak kills Ektachromes

Michael wrote:

But it was the two best that went. Kodachrome was magnificent film and
the newer Ektachromes a close second, Fuji lovers notwithstanding. When
the market thins out by losing...
Forum: In The Darkroom March 6th 12, 07:34 AM Posted to rec.photo.darkroom
Replies: 9
Views: 2,284
Metering for B/W Films

Francis A. Miniter wrote:

I don't. I have an old spot-type print analyzer that I use
to get dynamic range and then time settings. It would seem
to me that a light meter, unless it is a...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment February 20th 12, 03:39 PM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 69
Views: 3,523
Will a new computer help?

Robert Coe wrote:
On Mon, 20 Feb 2012 10:53:13 +0100, Mxsmanic wrote:
: writes:
:
: As for XP, it can't even use the 2G ram you have so don't worry...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment February 16th 12, 02:44 PM Posted to rec.photo.digital.slr-systems,rec.photo.equipment.35mm,rec.photo.digital
Replies: 411
Views: 13,961
Kodak to stop making digital cameras

Walter Banks wrote:

This is the transport layer and its job is to get the bits transferred reliably,
the app does not control data transfer implementation. The transport layer
has full...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment February 14th 12, 10:29 PM Posted to rec.photo.digital.slr-systems,rec.photo.equipment.35mm,rec.photo.digital
Replies: 411
Views: 13,961
Kodak to stop making digital cameras

nospam wrote:

also, people had to decide ahead of time what they wanted to listen to
with a cd or tape player and bring those specific cds or tapes. if they
wanted to listen to something...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment February 14th 12, 03:34 PM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Paterson Tank

Bruce wrote:

Once you get used to it, the Paterson reel is very, very fast in use
and nowhere near as fiddly as a stainless steel spiral.

For about 2 years in the mid 1980's Paterson made...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment January 29th 12, 01:44 PM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Kodak close to declaring bankruptcy

Walter Banks wrote:

new technology. When Kodak sold a low cost film camera they now had a
customer that continued to buy film, when they sold a digital camera
it was a single sale. The low...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment January 16th 12, 08:29 PM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 7
Views: 634
How to use a non-AI lens on a Nikon FG

wrote:

Slides right by it.

Good, then it should not be a problem. It is however an unusal lens.


Actually, the AI lens goes farther back.

This is a real telephoto lens...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment January 16th 12, 02:39 PM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 7
Views: 634
How to use a non-AI lens on a Nikon FG

William Hamblen wrote:

Some Nikons for aperture priority autoexposure will read the light through
the stopped-down lens, but I don't know whether the FG is one of them.

The farthest open spot...
Forum: 35mm Photo Equipment January 16th 12, 08:14 AM Posted to rec.photo.equipment.35mm
Replies: 1
Views: 374
How to use a non-AI lens on a Nikon FG

wrote:

Thanks MB. I know the manual says that, but I don't see any problem
with it. The bayonet mount works, and the lens does not appear to foul
any mechanism in the...
Forum: In The Darkroom January 8th 12, 05:59 PM Posted to rec.photo.darkroom
Replies: 2
Views: 1,758
Using an Enlarger to Digitalize Negatives

Seagull_k1 wrote:
I was wondering if anyone might have encountered something I want. I have
discovered that half of what I enjoyed about my photography is now missing.
I really liked the time...
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