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Forum: Photogs / Photo Exhibits 11-24-2015
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By andrewmore
Yes - went last Saturday. Very good and well...

Yes - went last Saturday. Very good and well worth visiting. If you need food on a Saturday (or other peak times) go to the tea room on the first floor - less crowded than the café on the ground...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 01-05-2015
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By andrewmore
The York bunker is probably unusual in that it is...

The York bunker is probably unusual in that it is semi-buried. Most were underground, but not terribly deep, at least not in the UK. Those that were deeper often re-used pre-existing facilities e.g...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-11-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 864
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 11-20-2014
Replies: 90
Views: 5,598
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: 21
Views: 1,406
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: Business / Philosophy of Photography 09-15-2014
Replies: 134
Views: 9,381
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: Travel 07-06-2014
Replies: 0
Views: 414
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: 810
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: 8
Views: 1,233
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 35mm Cameras 05-03-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 972
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 35mm Cameras 05-02-2014
Replies: 8
Views: 972
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: Leica M9 / ME 01-22-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 870
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: Leica M9 / ME 01-22-2014
Replies: 4
Views: 870
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: 848
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: 513
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: 513
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: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-03-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 612
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: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 10-03-2013
Replies: 2
Views: 612
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: 6,827
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: 6,827
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: 2,846
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: 2,191
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: 4,859
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: 11,075
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: 1,874
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 Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 05-10-2013
Replies: 3
Views: 502
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: 1,874
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: 1,874
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: 6,270
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: 2,891
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: 2,018
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: 2,618
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: 2,618
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: 761
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 / 220 film RF's 11-27-2012
Replies: 54
Views: 4,310
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: 2,359
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: 2,578
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: 2,578
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: 4,557
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: 1,426
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: 3,272
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: 7,272
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: 34,409
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: 4,528
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: Business / Philosophy of Photography 08-25-2011
Replies: 33
Views: 2,779
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: 2,898
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: 1,003
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: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-05-2011
Replies: 105
Views: 7,394
Posted By andrewmore
Dr Martens 'AirWair' 2976 Chelsea Boots in...

Dr Martens 'AirWair' 2976 Chelsea Boots in 'Smooth Black' - worn for work, play, church, shopping, funerals and everything else in between including photography. There were instantly...
Forum: Optics Theory - 06-12-2011
Replies: 52
Views: 6,857
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: 3,448
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: 2,003
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: 2,310
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: 2,068
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: 2,801
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: 3,791
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: 7,368
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 Film RF 12-19-2010
Replies: 7
Views: 1,937
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...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-06-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,879
Posted By andrewmore
My mistake - I've had another go at driving...

My mistake - I've had another go at driving Google Street View. The fancy roofed cottage is indeed Dick Turpin's Cottage. I think the original photograph would have been taken level with what is now...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-05-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,879
Posted By andrewmore
The names came from the latest version and...

The names came from the latest version and largest scale OS map I could access; however names of buildings do seem to change e.g. the name of the pub. However I assume that Dick Turpin's Cottage...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-04-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,879
Posted By andrewmore
I've delved into the OS maps for the area. The...

I've delved into the OS maps for the area. The street alignment doesn't seem to have changed much over the years. The house with the fancy roof on the right I think is (was) called Amboise and the...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 12-04-2010
Replies: 28
Views: 2,879
Posted By andrewmore
Which Hempstead is this please? There are about...

Which Hempstead is this please? There are about six or seven in England. Roughly which way are the cameras facing (north, north-east etc.)? I have access to large sacle Ordnance Survey maps which...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-06-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 881
Posted By andrewmore
European mailing envelopes have a dotted line on...

European mailing envelopes have a dotted line on them that you cut off to signify to Kodak that you don't want the slides mounted. This used to be explained in the instructions in or on the box, but...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-11-2010
Replies: 57
Views: 3,658
Posted By andrewmore
I'm left eyed and right handed so I hold the...

I'm left eyed and right handed so I hold the bottom of the lower camera in my left hand and then focus with the right hand and then move my right hand to press the shutter when I'm happy with what...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-11-2010
Replies: 105
Views: 6,449
Posted By andrewmore
Trams have bells here in South London...

Here in Croydon (South London) the trams have loud bells on the front of them as they are fairly quiet and run through some pedestrian areas.

In a similar vein, the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 02-11-2010
Replies: 57
Views: 3,658
Posted By andrewmore
Double SLR rig

Based on the German Army Leica device.

Strap hangs from one camera to the other.

Works fine.

Made from standard aluminium bar and strip and small metric nut/bolt sets.

Regards
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 12-16-2009
Replies: 69
Views: 5,281
Posted By andrewmore
PCSOs are NOT volunteers

PCSOs are paid and trained Police staff. Some (like my local PCSO team on the outer edge of London are quite good); others are clearly not.

There are civilian volunteers who help with 'behind the...
Forum: Photography General Interest 12-14-2009
Replies: 107
Views: 6,624
Posted By andrewmore
Photography IS permitted at Victoria Railway Station

Victoria Railway Station is run by Network Rail. Photography IS permitted within Network Railway Stations - see www.networkrail.co.uk and search for rail enthusiats or photography etc. and you will...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 11-17-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By andrewmore
Thank you Mr Gough - most helpful. I found some...

Thank you Mr Gough - most helpful. I found some more of the card mounts from Mr CAD when looking for something else in the black hole that is my storage system, but they really are the last ones....
Forum: Travel 10-11-2009
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By andrewmore
Network Rail

If you go to www.networkrail.co.uk and enter photography in the search box you will find as the first entry useful advice. The stations mentioned in the original query are managed by Network Rail and...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 10-11-2009
Replies: 2
Views: 969
Posted By andrewmore
X-pan slide mounts other than by GePe

I bought the last stock of fold-over self-sticking card mounts from Mr CAD in Croydon (UK) and have used them all up - due to limited demand (only me it seems), they won't be making any more.

I want...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 05-25-2009
Replies: 19
Views: 1,616
Posted By andrewmore
I've several collections of slides and negatives...

I've several collections of slides and negatives from unknown sources (bought second hand) plus a massive archive of prints and negatives of London-based photographers 'Studio Briggs' (long out of...
Forum: Tom Abrahamsson of RapidWinder.com 02-07-2009
Replies: 73
Views: 6,258
Posted By andrewmore
Two points: (i) some film (e.g. certain Fuji...

Two points:

(i) some film (e.g. certain Fuji films) have the packaging specifically marked as being X-ray sensitive and must not X-rayed;
(ii) Gatwick airport will do hand searches, but only if...
Forum: Olympus RF 01-25-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,927
Posted By andrewmore
Thank you very much. I'll try a PX-625 clone (I...

Thank you very much. I'll try a PX-625 clone (I have one in my external meter). I suspect using the external meter will be easier and more accurate anyway. The link works now and my camera is the...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 01-25-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By andrewmore
www.smallbattery.company.org.uk (mail order based...

www.smallbattery.company.org.uk (mail order based in London) have these too.

Regards

Andrew More
Forum: Olympus RF 01-25-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,927
Posted By andrewmore
I couldn't get the link to work. The camera dates...

I couldn't get the link to work. The camera dates from about 1963 - will try and sort out a photo of it sometime. It definately has a battery powered meter - the housing has a screw top at the left...
Forum: Olympus RF 01-25-2009
Replies: 6
Views: 2,927
Posted By andrewmore
Olympus-S Rangefinder Battery Query

I have just bought an Olympus-S Rangefinder Camera - this is the second version with the CdS meter (round meter window). Camera seems fine, but has no battery in it to power the meter. What battery...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 01-05-2009
Replies: 76
Views: 5,070
Posted By andrewmore
Private/public photography in the UK

Whilst railway stations in the UK are indeed private property, photography in the stations operated by Network Rail is welcomed (they make money out of selling tickets to trainspotters after all) -...
Forum: Xpan & Other Panoramics 11-10-2008
Replies: 16
Views: 2,611
Posted By andrewmore
I use an Epson Perfection 3200 Photo flat bed...

I use an Epson Perfection 3200 Photo flat bed scanner ( a model long superceded) with the 35mm negative adaptor to scan Xpan transparencies (you could do negatives in either b/w or colour just as...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 10-14-2008
Replies: 63
Views: 5,507
Posted By andrewmore
Here in the UK Kodachrome is only available...

Here in the UK Kodachrome is only available process-paid - you have to send it to Kodak in Switzerland who forward it on to Dwaynes who then ship it back to Kodak Switzerland who send it back to the...
Forum: Travel 10-08-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,535
Posted By andrewmore
Changing bag? Small selection of tools like swiss...

Changing bag? Small selection of tools like swiss army knife, jewelers screwdrivers and small pliers?

Some film is clearly marked as X-ray sensitive on the box - including some 400ASA Fuji films....
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-19-2008
Replies: 25
Views: 2,490
Posted By andrewmore
Airports and film Some low speed is X-ray...

Airports and film

Some low speed is X-ray sensitive especially that made by Fuji - the warning is in a red box on the film pack.

At Gatwick here in the UK they will do a hand search if you book in...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-18-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 4,609
Posted By andrewmore
Card mounts

(I really must pay more attention when composing replies..)

The reason that Kodak used card mounts (and i expect Wayne's too) is that they don't make the annoying 'chink chink' noise that plastic...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 08-18-2008
Replies: 69
Views: 4,609
Posted By andrewmore
Unmounted Kodachrome

If you cut the dispatch envelope off along the line indicated and write unmounted in the notes section on the film canister the film will come back unmounted. That's what the cut off line is for....
Forum: Nikon RF 07-21-2008
Replies: 29
Views: 1,829
Posted By andrewmore
Yes - in assorted rangefinders from Zorki 4/4k...

Yes - in assorted rangefinders from Zorki 4/4k via Voightlander Bessa R to Hasselbald X-pan. As 64 ASA film is slow I tend to save this up for holiday use in the summer in Greece or in bright...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 07-16-2008
Replies: 45
Views: 2,888
Posted By andrewmore
Gatwick security will hand check film, but they...

Gatwick security will hand check film, but they moan like mad - standing your ground and getting them to do what they are obliged to do is about the only fun you can have at Gatwick other than...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,634
Posted By andrewmore
UK Railway Photography If you search for Network...

UK Railway Photography

If you search for Network Rail's web site and search for 'photograhy' you will see that it is permitted (subject to the usual common semse restrictions) for 'Railway...
Forum: Photography General Interest 07-10-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 1,634
Posted By andrewmore
The poster was used briefly earlier this year - I...

The poster was used briefly earlier this year - I only saw it once in a newspaper. It was widely ridiculed at the time. The current Met Police number one problem is teen-gang knife crime rather than...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-13-2008
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
Posted By andrewmore
Here in the UK we have to send Kodakchrome to...

Here in the UK we have to send Kodakchrome to Switzerland - I believe the film is then shipped to Dwayne's and then back to Switzerland and then back to the UK. A very slow process that takes three...
Forum: Off Topic 03-05-2008
Replies: 181
Views: 2,642
Posted By andrewmore
I note the advert is a joint one by a number of...

I note the advert is a joint one by a number of police forces. One of them is British Transport Police who are responsible for policing Britain's railways. Network Rail operate the railway...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 03-03-2007
Replies: 26
Views: 1,749
Posted By andrewmore
Two things that may be of use: (a) check the...

Two things that may be of use:

(a) check the film packaging, even some very low speed film is specifically marked as X-ray sensitive for eaxample Fuji 'Fujichrome Velvia' (RVP 120 in this case) is...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 10-08-2006
Replies: 41
Views: 2,166
Posted By andrewmore
This may be of some help.. I've been taking a...

This may be of some help..

I've been taking a lot of photographs of listed (heritage) buildings and objects here in London for the English Heritage 'Images of England' project. The easiest way I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 04-02-2006
Replies: 38
Views: 2,344
Posted By andrewmore
Paula Greetings from the south of London. I...

Paula

Greetings from the south of London.

I only travel as far as the Greek Islands, but the following might be helpful.

I carry my film and camera(s) through airport security as hand luggage in a...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-24-2006
Replies: 118
Views: 3,726
Posted By andrewmore
Here in the UK we have had problems between the...

Here in the UK we have had problems between the police and the press. An agreed guidance notice scheme for both is now beeing put in place . If they can sort matters out for press photographers I...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 02-16-2006
Replies: 86
Views: 3,867
Posted By andrewmore
(My first post despite viewing the forum for some...

(My first post despite viewing the forum for some years..)

Here in the UK, National Rail (British Rail as was) freely welcomes (amatuer) photographers and issues a guidance note on the web site...
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