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Forum: Travel 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By andrewmore
'elf kings' in London

These are man hole covers in London where the words have mostly worn away leaving the cryptic letters 'elf king' from 'self-locking' visible (some kind of casting quirk from a local...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By andrewmore
Went to see it yesterday. Thanks for drawing...

Went to see it yesterday. Thanks for drawing attention to this. Nice exhibition - interesting look at quite a short period in time. The clip from 'Easy Rider' that loops round was good to see...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 06-11-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By andrewmore
Whatever you do, don't use the strap that...

Whatever you do, don't use the strap that Hasselblad supplied - mine undid itself as there was no grip between the material and the clips. Fortunately I caught the camera before it fell and hit...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 05-03-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By andrewmore
A pleasure. I've done a little more digging and...

A pleasure.

I've done a little more digging and this is also known as a Hanimex 35 Micro flash (or Microflash). I got the spelling slightly wrong.

Hanimex are an Australian outfit that imported...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 05-02-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By andrewmore
Elsewhere on line folks think this was also...

Elsewhere on line folks think this was also available badged as a Hanimax.

I certainly had a Hanimax that looked very much like this. I gave it to a friend who was studying photography - she is now...
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 01-22-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By andrewmore
Dear Roger Thank you for your prompt reply. I...

Dear Roger

Thank you for your prompt reply.

I shall now start to experiment and see what happens.

Regards

Andrew More
Forum: Digital Leica M8 / M8.2 / M9 / M-E /Mono / M10 aka "M" 01-22-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By andrewmore
Leica MIKAS microscope adapter on M-digital cameras

I have a Leica MIKAS screw mount microscope adapter, but to use it on an M-mount camera I need to use a screw to M-mount adapter. Does it matter what type of adapter I use (I have a spare one for...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-17-2014
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By andrewmore
Knight Optical www.knightoptical.com Their...

Knight Optical

www.knightoptical.com

Their standard ANR glass pieces worked well for scanning 110 film on my Epson scanner.

Regards

Andrew More
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By andrewmore
Thanks. This would get the vertical alignment...

Thanks. This would get the vertical alignment sorted out between the perforations I guess, but I would have thought the perforations alone would have sufficed for this. I don't think it would deal...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-21-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By andrewmore
Tiny holes in Kodachrome II - what were they for?

I've been re-mounting some of my late father's 35mm slides from the early/mid-1960s, some of which were shot on Kodachrome II.

On one side only of the Kodachrome II film, every four perforations, is...
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-03-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By andrewmore
Thanks. I've also been pointed (by private...

Thanks. I've also been pointed (by private message) to Ffordes and Robert White as well.

I'm most grateful for the prompt and helpful advice.

Regards

Andrew More
Forum: Micl Photo Acc / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-03-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By andrewmore
E39 or 39mm red filters

I want to buy a 39mm red filter for black and white photography. It has to be 39mm to fit the lens and lens hood combination. B+W Filters seem to be the only manufacturer and indeed supplier. I've...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-27-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 5,045
Posted By andrewmore
Thanks for the explanations regarding the...

Thanks for the explanations regarding the significance of the N v. F numbering of Nikon cameras.

Regards

Andrew More
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-26-2013
Replies: 105
Views: 5,045
Posted By andrewmore
Mention of Miss Cyrus's camera does give rise to...

Mention of Miss Cyrus's camera does give rise to a question that I've often pondered and which I haven't found the answer to: why were Nikon film cameras like hers called N80 etc. for the market in...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 06-26-2013
Replies: 43
Views: 2,173
Posted By andrewmore
The Day-25 label is a 'Dymotape' embossed plastic...

The Day-25 label is a 'Dymotape' embossed plastic label. Dymotape wasn't introduced until 1958.

Kodachrome II (25 ASA - daylight) was introduced in 1961 and Kodachrome 25 (again 25 ASA - daylight)...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 06-21-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 1,758
Posted By andrewmore
I can only do the 29th - I was intending to...

I can only do the 29th - I was intending to wander about the Metropolis looking for things to photograph for the Decisive Challenge on that day anyway. It would be good to meet fellow RFF members...
Forum: Lomo / Diana / Holga / Pinhole / Polaroids 06-18-2013
Replies: 33
Views: 3,540
Posted By andrewmore
Mine is due at the beginning of July which is...

Mine is due at the beginning of July which is when the next batch is due.

My idea is to investigate whether a lens/shutter assembly from an otherwise 'unremarkable folder' (to quote Roger Hicks in a...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 06-05-2013
Replies: 195
Views: 8,586
Posted By andrewmore
Count me in too please! I enjoyed entering the...

Count me in too please! I enjoyed entering the last Challenge.

Regards

Andrew More
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-10-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 1,464
Posted By andrewmore
Only been through London Gatwick rather than...

Only been through London Gatwick rather than London Heathrow. When I just turned up at Gatwick and asked for a hand search they got a bit put out - the security check facility was a lot smaller than...
Forum: Canon RF 05-10-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By andrewmore
Aperture in London fixed a 1950s Canon IV...

Aperture in London fixed a 1950s Canon IV rangefinder for me - the slow shutter speeds weren't working and did a fine job. Perhaps e-mail or phone them to see if they can help?

Regards

Andrew More
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-10-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 1,464
Posted By andrewmore
Low light inside chapels (to save having to use...

Low light inside chapels (to save having to use flash) and for evening/night shots, both without having to use a tripod - also I have loads of 400ASA Fuji B&W C41 type film (long story..) that is...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 05-10-2013
Replies: 35
Views: 1,464
Posted By andrewmore
If you contact Gatwick airport security in...

If you contact Gatwick airport security in advance (by phone and then e-mail) they will hand-search film by prior arrangement. Unfortunately I can't work out how to do the same for the Greek island...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 01-16-2013
Replies: 88
Views: 5,094
Posted By andrewmore
1. Man centered square triangles. 2. Not looking...

1. Man centered square triangles.
2. Not looking up.
3. I got it.

Regards

Andrew More
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-09-2013
Replies: 32
Views: 2,172
Posted By andrewmore
Jessops go into administration

Jessops (the largest photographic shop chain in the UK?) have just gone into administration according to various UK news sources. Their chain of shops is expected to close. No great surprise, but sad...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2013
Replies: 47
Views: 1,512
Posted By andrewmore
David Bowie attended Bromley Technical High...

David Bowie attended Bromley Technical High School for Boys (now Ravens Wood School for Boys) at the same time as rock musician Peter Frampton. Peter's father Owen was head of the art department at...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-30-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 2,119
Posted By andrewmore
Thank you very much. I've just sent in my entry...

Thank you very much. I've just sent in my entry by e-mail as suggested.

Regards

Andrew More
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 12-30-2012
Replies: 32
Views: 2,119
Posted By andrewmore
Took photograph. Shrunk it to the right size....

Took photograph. Shrunk it to the right size. Tried entering it - filled in all the fields and then couldn't submit it as there was nothing to press at the end of the fields or least not readable -...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 12-14-2012
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By andrewmore
I made one using an old flash bracket bar (the...

I made one using an old flash bracket bar (the sort of junk item you find in the oddments bins at Camera Fairs or in the clearance second-hand bin in the more switched on camera shops) to get the...
Forum: 120 RF's 11-27-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 3,558
Posted By andrewmore
After Auburn (who also made Cords) stopped making...

After Auburn (who also made Cords) stopped making these large cars, they went on to make other things and during WW2 made aircraft parts and standardized Jeep bodies for Willys and Ford. The group of...
Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-19-2012
Replies: 22
Views: 1,790
Posted By andrewmore
If you find the RFF Euromeet 2011 collection on...

If you find the RFF Euromeet 2011 collection on Flickr (I was only able to make the Friday and Saturday and learnt so much from the rest of the group) you will see that some of those attending went...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-16-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By andrewmore
Yes - the contraption is made from aluminium bar...

Yes - the contraption is made from aluminium bar and box sections and nuts and bolts - all standard types. If you have drill press or a good vice and a power drill you could make something like this...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 11-16-2012
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By andrewmore
93269 You mean like this? Regards Andrew More

93269

You mean like this?

Regards

Andrew More
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 11-15-2012
Replies: 69
Views: 3,936
Posted By andrewmore
Liverpool Street Station is operated by Network...

Liverpool Street Station is operated by Network Rail not TfL. Network Rail are very supportive of photography - find their website, enter 'photography' in the serch box and see their take on the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-11-2012
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Posted By andrewmore
What about the Fuji films that clearly state 'Do...

What about the Fuji films that clearly state 'Do not x-ray' on the box, especially where all luggage has to go through the main x-ray scanner (and hand luggage through another scanner)?

Andrew More
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 10-05-2012
Replies: 23
Views: 2,794
Posted By andrewmore
I'm not a great fan of his staged formal portrait...

I'm not a great fan of his staged formal portrait work although it is technically very good - somehow too contrived perhaps? Worth studying and seeing though to make up your own mind - each to their...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-23-2012
Replies: 36
Views: 6,069
Posted By andrewmore
In the 1980s Technicolor in the UK processed...

In the 1980s Technicolor in the UK processed 'consumer' 35mm colour print film and sold it too, but looking at my 'Technicolor' negatives from that period there is not much more on the film edges...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-07-2012
Replies: 122
Views: 16,697
Posted By andrewmore
Some in the United Kingdom: Vic Odden's just by...

Some in the United Kingdom:

Vic Odden's just by London Bridge Station;
Clark's Cameras in West Wickham High Street (West Wickham being the London suburb where I grew up);
A small camera shop, name...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-17-2011
Replies: 55
Views: 3,818
Posted By andrewmore
The memorials in the pictures posted by 'Sparrow'...

The memorials in the pictures posted by 'Sparrow' may be:
(a) a memorial to someone who has died at the location (e.g the scene of a road accident) (usually obvious from the location);
(b) a memorial...
Forum: Philosophy of Photography 08-25-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 2,352
Posted By andrewmore
According to the filming section of the TfL...

According to the filming section of the TfL website you need a permit to photograph on the Underground and for non-professional/student projects only during off-peak periods. At 40.00 a throw the...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 08-16-2011
Replies: 38
Views: 2,452
Posted By andrewmore
At last something I can help with! I'm a building...

At last something I can help with! I'm a building services engineer by profession and looking at Chapter 22 of the 2011 edtion of the ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Air-conditioning and...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 07-08-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By andrewmore
Yes SRB-Griturn in the UK supply them - look...

Yes SRB-Griturn in the UK supply them - look under 'camera adaptors' on their web site and then into the 'rangefinder' section. Not cheap though.

I've used a similar arrangement mounting a 28mm...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-12-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 5,968
Posted By andrewmore
I've used my Nikon 28mm PC lens for architectural...

I've used my Nikon 28mm PC lens for architectural photography in the past (especially for the English Heritage 'Images of England' project, photographing those buildings that were 'listed' in the...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 05-03-2011
Replies: 30
Views: 2,903
Posted By andrewmore
A cheaper alternative to the 30mm lens is to use...

A cheaper alternative to the 30mm lens is to use a (second-hand) Nikon 28mm (f3.5) PC ('perspective control') lens in unshifted mode, mounted on a Nikon to Hasselblad X-pan adaptor. There is some...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2011
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By andrewmore
This does surely depend on the film? The boxes...

This does surely depend on the film? The boxes for many Fuji films (of various speeds) specifically warn against exposure to ANY x-rays. As the manufacturer has so warned against x-rays I'm not...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 04-21-2011
Replies: 17
Views: 1,799
Posted By andrewmore
For those who aren't familiar with the technology...

For those who aren't familiar with the technology - the 'tripod' screw thread is probably the last common use of the 'Whitworth' imperial screw thread system. If you are passing old fashioned...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2011
Replies: 25
Views: 1,606
Posted By andrewmore
The last time I had XP2 processed in a walk-in...

The last time I had XP2 processed in a walk-in processing shop the chap running it charged a 1.00 extra for the processing to cover the extra time manually adjusting the machinery so that it would...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-27-2011
Replies: 35
Views: 2,336
Posted By andrewmore
I've used a Zoom H2 for both recording general...

I've used a Zoom H2 for both recording general ambient sounds and have also used it for recording church services and meetings - the latter using the built in microphones and using an external feed...
Forum: Photography General Interest 03-24-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,324
Posted By andrewmore
26 I think is an experimental vehicle chassis...

26 I think is an experimental vehicle chassis (under test) designed by a chap with the surname of Strausler (or something like that) who worked before WW2 in the UK. The first two wheels are acting...
Forum: Photography General Interest 01-02-2011
Replies: 113
Views: 5,909
Posted By andrewmore
The photograph by John Hedgecoe of Arnold...

The photograph by John Hedgecoe of Arnold Machin's sculpture of Queen Elizabeth II which was based upon a John Hedgcoe photograph of Her Majesty used as the basis of the 'definitive' (i.e. everyday)...
Forum: Large Format RF 12-19-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,570
Posted By andrewmore
Try Custom Bellows in Birmingham UK - I think...

Try Custom Bellows in Birmingham UK - I think these are the people who make the Bulldog LF camera. Their web site still seems active as does the Bulldog camera site so I assume they are still in...
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