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Forum: Photography General Interest 1 Week Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By andrewmore
I have just looked at internal humidity records...

I have just looked at internal humidity records for my house (London) and in the last year or so the relative humidity got no higher than about 63%. Most well below that. Dry cabinets are not needed...
Forum: RFF Photo Projects 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 70
Views: 2,210
Posted By andrewmore
Yes - I'll give this a go again. An excellent...

Yes - I'll give this a go again. An excellent challenge that takes me out of my photographic comfort zone.

Regards

Andrew More
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 11-04-2014
Replies: 22
Views: 647
Posted By andrewmore
The rated life of a PF603 240V 75W opal enlarger...

The rated life of a PF603 240V 75W opal enlarger lamp is indeed 100 hours. The life will be the same for other voltages as the construction will be adjusted to suit. See 'International Lamps' PDF...
Forum: The Business Of Photography 09-15-2014
Replies: 146
Views: 6,761
Posted By andrewmore
I follow the copyright argument and the need for...

I follow the copyright argument and the need for the court system to work out who is the closest relative.

A wider question is raised by this saga: what happens if you have a body of work purchased...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-27-2014
Replies: 13
Views: 875
Posted By andrewmore
Newton Ellis were a bit slow fixing a Leica lens...

Newton Ellis were a bit slow fixing a Leica lens for me, but the fault was somewhat baffling and taxed them somewhat, but they got there in the end and it works fine.

Aperture have fixed a Canon...
Forum: Travel 07-06-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 270
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 06-29-2014
Replies: 7
Views: 652
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: 775
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: 768
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: 768
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: 631
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: 631
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: 608
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: 398
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: 398
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: 445
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: 445
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: 5,419
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: 5,419
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: 2,355
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: 1,880
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: 3,924
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: 9,359
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: 1,572
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: 425
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: 1,572
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: 1,572
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: 5,428
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: 2,362
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: 1,639
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: 2,270
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: 2,270
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: 618
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: 3,696
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: 1,894
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: 2,289
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: 2,289
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: 4,102
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: 1,145
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: 2,932
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: 6,394
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: 18,360
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: 3,989
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: 2,437
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: 2,541
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: 912
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: 6,170
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: 2,963
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: 1,714
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: 1,885
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...
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