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Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 98
Views: 6,220
Posted By znapper
Price........ And that was probably the factor...

Price........
And that was probably the factor that kills most films,

people feeling it is expensive.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-01-2019
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By znapper
I really cannot help you regarding the...

I really cannot help you regarding the developers.

However, I have my freezer chock-full of both the 1600 and the 400 and I shoot them at box speed. (well, the 1600 I normally shot at 1000).

I have...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-29-2019
Replies: 32
Views: 1,367
Posted By znapper
I like the film, but shoot way too little of...

I like the film, but shoot way too little of it.
Should probably buy some, I think I only have a couple of rolls left.


These were shot with my Rolleiflex Automat f3.5
Developed in HC-110 B
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-13-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,311
Posted By znapper
Not really, the spectral response is different...

Not really, the spectral response is different among films as well.
(how red, green and blues are represented in terms of dark or light grays).

If you use filters and then use curves (or develop the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-11-2019
Replies: 60
Views: 2,311
Posted By znapper
That is unfair to state, really. When the whole...

That is unfair to state, really.

When the whole marked is less than 1% of what is was,

it really doesn't matter.

And Kodak went trough a "transition period" as well, remember?

I am sure they can...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2019
Replies: 62
Views: 1,845
Posted By znapper
It looks like bleach-bypass, I have never gotten...

It looks like bleach-bypass,
I have never gotten that to work,
but it may be related to the fact that I use Tetenal's c-41 kit, with blix (bleach-fix) instead of separate solutions.




Interesting...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-14-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By znapper
I still have quite a few rolls (even in 120) in...

I still have quite a few rolls (even in 120) in my freezer.
I landed on Tri-X as the alternative.


They are very close as far as I remember the discussions at the time.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-15-2019
Replies: 43
Views: 1,721
Posted By znapper
Oh, I don't quite know about that. I am sure they...

Oh, I don't quite know about that.
I am sure they sell it still, because they still have rows of unsold F6 cameras.


It is not that long ago, that Canon also "sold" their flagship, the 1v.


Once...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-10-2019
Replies: 182
Views: 7,014
Posted By znapper
The last nail in the coffin, for me, was when...

The last nail in the coffin, for me, was when they killed Acros.
The former nails were NP400 and NP1600.


...and Fuji's chronic need to state "Fuji continues to support film",

while they are...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-22-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By znapper
What are the recommendations per film for your...

What are the recommendations per film for your tank?
Unless you fill a bit more than the recommended amount for your tank, it may be the case that you have too little liquid in there.

My tank, which...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By znapper
Probably the film (if you do the same when you...

Probably the film (if you do the same when you fix).
To influence the film that hard, you would have to see foam coming out when you poured out the dev. (in my opinion)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-14-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By znapper
I think he would have zero photos if he did that...

I think he would have zero photos if he did that =)

The agitation-scheme and procedure is the important factor (as well as a fairly clean tank)

Do you shake the tank like a drink-shaker?
Do you use...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-12-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 1,406
Posted By znapper
I find the warnings on those things to be...

I find the warnings on those things to be exaggerated a lot.
The only time I've actually used (the oven) fan, was when I mixed a batch of ammonia based monobath.
I generally have a stock of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-11-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By znapper
Always wanted that kind of loader (I have 3...

Always wanted that kind of loader (I have 3 Computrolls https://www.profilmdirect.co.uk/computrol-bulk-35mm-film-loader-1978-p.asp), but was discouraged because of the prices.....too much, at least...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-18-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 750
Posted By znapper
I've shot vision (50D 500T) in my Canon 1V and...

I've shot vision (50D 500T) in my Canon 1V and EOS 30, with sufficient tape (both sides of the film in case of reusing old casettes, my cameras wind the film back.

I mostly shoot with manual cameras...
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-18-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 2,849
Posted By znapper
Good! May they buy up all the 645 cameras there...

Good!


May they buy up all the 645 cameras there is. :)
Never understood the allure of 645.


Yes, the cameras are on the lighter/smaller end of the medium format scale, but the gain is small too....
Forum: Photography General Interest 08-18-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 2,849
Posted By znapper
There has been a boom? Never heard one. From my...

There has been a boom? Never heard one.

From my understanding, it was a crash around 2000 onward, where cameras, previously had for $10000, could be had for $1000 (typically pro gear).
After that,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-17-2018
Replies: 29
Views: 1,045
Posted By znapper
If she metered with the M6 more or less where the...

If she metered with the M6 more or less where the average center is on that photo, the white marble should normally not cause underexposure, since it's center-weighted.

The lab guy should have said...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-15-2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1,128
Posted By znapper
Does infrared count? :P If so, I have been down...

Does infrared count? :P


If so, I have been down at ISO 1 :D


Other than that, ISO 25 here, Rollei Ortho 25 @25 in a studio:


https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8480/8272709900_df70d31961_c.jpg...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-06-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 824
Posted By znapper
I don't think Instax has a negative at all, it's...

I don't think Instax has a negative at all, it's a different process altogether.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-09-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By znapper
Radiation-damage? Actually, after checking, I...

Radiation-damage?

Actually, after checking, I take that back, radiation is much less sharp and resemble wide bands, like here:

https://www.kodak.com/global/en/service/tib/tib5201.shtml#SEC49...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-28-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,080
Posted By znapper
Year - Camera - Lens - Film - EI - Developer -...

Year - Camera - Lens - Film - EI - Developer - Development time
Everything recorded after development, never in the field.
For scans I record the same, a little more text only, sometimes tagging...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 951
Posted By znapper
Hm, I wonder how that works with my own country...

Hm, I wonder how that works with my own country (norway).
We are outside the EU (well, the amount we show up the bum of EU officials, I suppose we are more or less in, without being a member), we are...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-12-2018
Replies: 224
Views: 14,820
Posted By znapper
You know, I've never understood that...

You know, I've never understood that sentiment.
Digital?

How?

Too clean? Something with the contrast perhaps?

I've shot hundreds of thousands of digital photos and converted a whole heap of them...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-09-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4,566
Posted By znapper
I get less pale lips (darker on the final photo)...

I get less pale lips (darker on the final photo) with Foma 100, that's what I am saying.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4,566
Posted By znapper
That's funny, Foma also claim that their 100 ISO...

That's funny, Foma also claim that their 100 ISO film is 100 and their 400 ISO film is 400, which they aren't in reality.

Delta gives paler lips on my models than Acros, which, again, gives paler...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4,566
Posted By znapper
I also like Fomapan, I basically shoot Foma and...

I also like Fomapan, I basically shoot Foma and Acros in 100.
Foma is "older", amazing tonality, really a "retro" type of film.

It has less red-sensitivity than Acros, and that's why I really like...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-08-2018
Replies: 41
Views: 4,566
Posted By znapper
Delta is NOT a viable replacement, the tonality...

Delta is NOT a viable replacement, the tonality is totally different due to Ilford having more red sensitivity.

Both TMax100 and Delta 100 are close, in terms of grain.
Tonality, perhaps FP4.

You...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-06-2018
Replies: 224
Views: 14,820
Posted By znapper
It's now official, stock up.....or don't, but it...

It's now official, stock up.....or don't, but it will be gone...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-31-2018
Replies: 224
Views: 14,820
Posted By znapper
Shoot it at 400, develop for 10 minutes in hc-110...

Shoot it at 400, develop for 10 minutes in hc-110 b.

More bite, less grain than any 400-film.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-30-2018
Replies: 224
Views: 14,820
Posted By znapper
Granted, Fuji is going to leave film completely,...

Granted, Fuji is going to leave film completely, the writing has been on the wall for years already.

However, as long as there had been NO OFFICIAL announcement on this, refrain from posting crappy...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2018
Replies: 19
Views: 2,587
Posted By znapper
The rerolled Vision, known as Cinestill is pretty...

The rerolled Vision, known as Cinestill is pretty expensive, yes.

But if you get hold of 500-1000 ft of Vision3 50D or 500T in 35mm and start calculate the cost, you end up with dirt-cheap films-,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2018
Replies: 62
Views: 2,381
Posted By znapper
"Used" ? I still have 50 rolls of Neopan 400 in...

"Used" ?

I still have 50 rolls of Neopan 400 in 35mm and another 40 rolls in 120,about 40 rolls of Neopan 1600 and 40 rolls of Plus-x in 35mm and 120. :)

I am on the 23rd frame of a 36 frame roll...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2018
Replies: 145
Views: 7,329
Posted By znapper
Well, there were many and varied opinions about...

Well, there were many and varied opinions about TMax 3200 as well when it was produced, don't forget.
Also, it's interesting to read about the actual speed of that film, as mentioned by others:
...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By znapper
Actually, just 500 meters from here they do...

Actually, just 500 meters from here they do excactly that.

- But it all depends on where you are and where I am.

This forum isn't US-only my friend, add some location-data next time and I am sure...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-20-2018
Replies: 145
Views: 7,329
Posted By znapper
It's probably the new ISO 800 TRIMAX :) I like...

It's probably the new ISO 800 TRIMAX :)

I like plus-x, but I think it may be related to other stuff.
What's in the wind these days?
Polaroid and Instax.....maybe it's related to that, god...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-11-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,497
Posted By znapper
I see, I stand corrected then, seemed to have...

I see, I stand corrected then, seemed to have missed out on that part :)

Stupid that people have to scan at twice the resolution they actually get.

At least my tests with mine, indicated no...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-11-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,497
Posted By znapper
The maximum resolution of the v600, from what I...

The maximum resolution of the v600, from what I can read, is around 1560, which means that a scan at 2400 DPI (if he use the same software as me) is the "least" messy one, and has most scanning data...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-11-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,497
Posted By znapper
Try scanning at 1400 DPI and then resize in...

Try scanning at 1400 DPI and then resize in photoshop or similar later, usually makes a better job.

No point scanning at more than the actual scanner resolution, unfortunately.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-11-2018
Replies: 46
Views: 2,497
Posted By znapper
Steve, I have the Epson V750 flatbed and the...

Steve, I have the Epson V750 flatbed and the maximum scanning-resolution for that is 2400dpi, anything above that and the scanner simply just enlarge the scan digitally.

Turn off sharpening

Scan at...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2,314
Posted By znapper
That’s great news! Thanks for the comprehensive...

That’s great news!

Thanks for the comprehensive update :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-08-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,330
Posted By znapper
Hm........ Not sure what to say about this at...

Hm........

Not sure what to say about this at all.
Maybe Fuji is just trying to rid themselves of the last scraps of film, before they kill it off completely :)


Hehe sorry, could not resist I love...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-24-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 3,295
Posted By znapper
I agreed, that statement is definitely wrong...

I agreed, that statement is definitely wrong indeed.

Acros is so clean that the little larger grain from Rodinal doesn't make it grainy add all, just makes it bite a bit more.

Although not a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-23-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 3,295
Posted By znapper
Try Fuji [email protected] to 100, Rodinal 1:50, or 1:25...

Try Fuji [email protected] to 100, Rodinal 1:50, or 1:25 for smoother results
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-23-2018
Replies: 59
Views: 3,295
Posted By znapper
I think it's called RodinAl. And it's usually...

I think it's called RodinAl.

And it's usually not very good for Pan F, giving excessive contrast and lost shadow detail.

Google around before you decide is my advice.
Some information I dug up from...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-05-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By znapper
I hear that Yodobashi-camera, film department...

I hear that Yodobashi-camera, film department still stock c-41 dev.

Though, you might considering handing any color in at a lab, although c-41 is pretty simple, doing it on the go requires you to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 805
Posted By znapper
Nicely done! What camera did you use? So...

Nicely done!

What camera did you use?

So little grain, it looks like medium-format ^^
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-03-2018
Replies: 48
Views: 3,080
Posted By znapper
Brought Neopan 400 and 1600 in the hand-luggage...

Brought Neopan 400 and 1600 in the hand-luggage to and from Japan, no problems. (4 scans of hand-luggage in total).

Never put film in checked baggage.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-27-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By znapper
I don't know the content of D76, but as far I...

I don't know the content of D76, but as far I have seen in various discussions online, it's different from D76 and maybe more similar to micropen(?)....I have no idea.
I did found a description of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-26-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By znapper
I second the comment about dividing powder...

I second the comment about dividing powder chemicals, it is extremely complicated to get an even mix and the bags have been tossed and shaken, so the mix is unknown when you pour 50% from a random...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-26-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By znapper
Go to yodobashi-camera, they have several options...

Go to yodobashi-camera, they have several options still.
I use super-prodol with my neopan 400 and 1600 and it gives fine results.

Super prodol is a developer meant more for pushing, but it does...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-05-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,352
Posted By znapper
Ok I understand the OP's post a little better...

Ok I understand the OP's post a little better now.

If I was going to shoot with film during such an event, I would bring the most light-sensitive film on the marked, Ilford Delta 3200 and shoot it...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-04-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,352
Posted By znapper
I would actually ditch film for such an...

I would actually ditch film for such an assignment and use a good dslr and a fast lens.

Unless they WANT you shoot film and want grainy, high-contrast, not very sharp shots.

Not bashing, I just...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-11-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 2,919
Posted By znapper
Isn't this thread ...

Isn't this thread (https://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=161383)what you are looking for?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-11-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 3,547
Posted By znapper
Thanks for posting. i haven't heard of such...

Thanks for posting.

i haven't heard of such kits, available for consumers before.
How large is this kit? Is it a one-shot thing, or is it a kit, meant for 15-20 rolls, similar to the commercial c-41...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-16-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By znapper
If you opened the canister, the top or bottom...

If you opened the canister, the top or bottom part of the film would have been fogged black, so that is not the cause.

Do a clip-test of that Rodinal of yours, no edge-markings says; either you...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-04-2017
Replies: 137
Views: 6,116
Posted By znapper
I think the simple explanation is that many of...

I think the simple explanation is that many of the master-rolls have been used up and the fact that even with a resurgence, the marked is still only a few percent of what is once was.

There used to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-06-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,283
Posted By znapper
Used it once, scratch my film, never used it...

Used it once, scratch my film, never used it again.

I centrifuge my film by swinging the empty tank after photo-flo, works well enough.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-05-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 1,429
Posted By znapper
After some testing with this film, I ended up...

After some testing with this film, I ended up with EI 6 and 6 minutes in HC-110B.

ISO 12 and MDC times tend to block the highlights and hold no shadow detail, so I increased exposure and reduced...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,891
Posted By znapper
Maybe it was the delta 400 then, tried that...

Maybe it was the delta 400 then, tried that indoors during Christmas and people ended up looking like ghosts :D
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-31-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 1,891
Posted By znapper
Yeah, I don't shoot Ilford delta for the very...

Yeah, I don't shoot Ilford delta for the very reason you mention, I haven't tried FP4+ too much with model-shoots, but I though that film was rather "old-school".

Also, I think the light-type also...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-29-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By znapper
Re-branding drives me both nuts and makes me...

Re-branding drives me both nuts and makes me curious.

It's certainly some known brand in a different package, to a different price ^^
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-15-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By znapper
I don't like the halos with Cinestill, so I use...

I don't like the halos with Cinestill, so I use Vision3 in 35mm.

Is the halo-issue as prominent in 120 as in 35mm or is it the same? (isn't the 120 on another base?).
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-17-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 1,500
Posted By znapper
You will most likely scan these films anyway,...

You will most likely scan these films anyway, this, so you'll correct the colors in post.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-04-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 1,895
Posted By znapper
I would just keep the cool boxes and put them on...

I would just keep the cool boxes and put them on display, trying to shoot and develop that old film probably isnt viable.

Check to see if any of the rolls already have been shot, you might find...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,250
Posted By znapper
Finished a 10 year old bottle a couple of weeks...

Finished a 10 year old bottle a couple of weeks ago, dark cola color, lots of crystals (which I filtered through a coffee-filter), did a test-strip and it seemed fine, photos were ok too.

When in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-30-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 1,421
Posted By znapper
I think I advance 1 time and then start shooting...

I think I advance 1 time and then start shooting on the second frame or something like that.

In any case, I almost always get more than 36 frames our of a roll.

If you want to maximize your roll,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-26-2017
Replies: 26
Views: 1,633
Posted By znapper
So where is this line?

So where is this line?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-24-2017
Replies: 72
Views: 2,856
Posted By znapper
Hmm..... I shoot film, there is no hate. ^^ I...

Hmm.....

I shoot film, there is no hate. ^^

I found all the cool, to my taste, cameras were 6x6, 6x7 and 6x9, so I shoot those, and 35mm.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-22-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,835
Posted By znapper
We are wearing off-topic now, but do you use...

We are wearing off-topic now, but do you use baking-soda, wash at around 40-42 degrees until remjet is gone, before developing?

I did that with a couple of rolls, but on my second roll, my photos...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-22-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 2,835
Posted By znapper
littlefilmlab basically just process the film in...

littlefilmlab basically just process the film in c-41 and remove remjet or filter the chemicals.

I also shoot Vision3 50D instead of Cinestill, mostly because of price, but also due to the fact that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-20-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By znapper
Urinol ^^ Well, theoretically, I suppose urine...

Urinol ^^

Well, theoretically, I suppose urine (ammonia), could be used as a part in monobath perhaps.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-20-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 814
Posted By znapper
Emulsion is also going to be pretty swelled, both...

Emulsion is also going to be pretty swelled, both from the heat, water and the detergent.

I would definitely develop it, just to see, but I would not expect trouble-free shots lol ^^
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-16-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,250
Posted By znapper
Yes. But it depends on GAS ^^ Generally, I shoot...

Yes.
But it depends on GAS ^^
Generally, I shoot mostly B&W during winter and also print on the enlarger.
During summer, I can shoot color for a while and change to B&W for a while, so yes.

I also...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-15-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By znapper
It seems like the film is pretty normal in it's...

It seems like the film is pretty normal in it's sensitivity, apart from it's extended red-sensitivity.

As far as I understand the graphs, it has a slight dip for blue, but other than that, I can't...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-15-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By znapper
I have taken apart a few lenses for re-greasing...

I have taken apart a few lenses for re-greasing and cleaning, but I understand the Hasselblad-lenses to me much more complicated indeed, so I will leave mine alone :)




Indeed, I try to keep my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-14-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By znapper
Hm, yes, I've seen those around here and there...

Hm, yes, I've seen those around here and there online.

I don't know, it just seem a little extreme to be able to work the lens properly =)

I checked my 80mm and I see that you twist 3/4 of a turn...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-13-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,012
Posted By znapper
Hasselblad, black or not? Rare...?

Hello

I own a whole-black Hasselblad kit and I've always struggled a little concerning focusing properly with it.

This was caused by two things: Muppet-3rd-party ground-glass and the extremely long...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-09-2017
Replies: 84
Views: 17,417
Posted By znapper
My Jupiter performs very well with other films,...

My Jupiter performs very well with other films, so in this case, it was the film. The sunlight here is extremely harsh in the summer though and the photo in question is selected to show what can...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-07-2017
Replies: 84
Views: 17,417
Posted By znapper
RA4 - process seems to be the closest you can...

RA4 - process seems to be the closest you can get, without making ECN-2 developer yourself.

I like shooting the Vision-stock much more than the Cinestill-stock, especially the daylight-situations...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-03-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 3,940
Posted By znapper
I've read that one of the co-authors of the...

I've read that one of the co-authors of the caffenol cookbook use the cm-rs formula for fp4, maybe give that a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,277
Posted By znapper
Any man, unless he has a disability should be...

Any man, unless he has a disability should be able to hold something up to 3 kg.

Sure, after a few hours, it's not necessarily fun, but the RZ and the Pentax 67 are perfectly handhold-able, you just...
Forum: Photography General Interest 02-27-2017
Replies: 131
Views: 10,276
Posted By znapper
Least fun from 'best' to 'worst': - My DSLR(s),...

Least fun from 'best' to 'worst':
- My DSLR(s), delivers great photos, but no soul or challenge or feel during use.
- Yashicaflex-C TLR, difficult to operate (one mistake when loading and you turn...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2017
Replies: 104
Views: 8,277
Posted By znapper
Let me poop in the nest by saying that I have...

Let me poop in the nest by saying that I have only one regret regarding MF and that is buying a Hasselblad 503CW with the 80mm f2.8 Planar.

Why?

Can't nail focus with that one, I even changed out...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 02-27-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 2,651
Posted By znapper
Just to revive an old thread; I have a Rolleiflex...

Just to revive an old thread; I have a Rolleiflex Automat MX-EVS and it's easy to do double-exposures with that;
- Cock the shutter, take first frame.
- Push the little knob on the center of the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 3,940
Posted By znapper
I think the keeping-properties of HC-110 is...

I think the keeping-properties of HC-110 is because it doesn't contain any water.
I don't bother to pour out in smaller bottles really, the main-bottle is normally used up within a year, or so. ^^
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 3,940
Posted By znapper
Thanks! I did pick up a whole bunch of these 25g...

Thanks!

I did pick up a whole bunch of these 25g Santa Maria ones, so I actually have a good supply still ^^ (thinking back, I am not sure what would have happened in the customs, had I been...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-24-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 3,940
Posted By znapper
Don't forget that ascorbic-acid is often used as...

Don't forget that ascorbic-acid is often used as a conserving-additive in home-made jam, so you can actually find bags of it in the spice-rack in general food stores. (I buy them in Sweden, since...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 3,940
Posted By znapper
The guy behind the blog is a chemist, which no or...

The guy behind the blog is a chemist, which no or few photographers are.

Feel free not to use it, but you really should think twice about slogging caffenol these days.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-23-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 3,940
Posted By znapper
Just a few comments and questions. If the guy...

Just a few comments and questions.



If the guy want's to have fun, why not? It is indeed quite fun making something from scratch and getting _something_ .
I say, have at it, but he should stick to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-22-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 3,940
Posted By znapper
I would certainly stay away from recipes not...

I would certainly stay away from recipes not using grams and liters.
The term "one rounded teaspoon" works for a cake, but not for chemistry.

Only used (semi) stand with caffenol a couple of times,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-16-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By znapper
Get the "correct" Rodinal (the one that last...

Get the "correct" Rodinal (the one that last "forever"), I am not entirely sure which one that is these days, but be aware that there used to be one that lasted almost indefinitely and one that could...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-14-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 1,480
Posted By znapper
Very cool. My only advice is to drop the...

Very cool.

My only advice is to drop the squeegee, it will eventually scratch your film.

I force the water off using gravity/centrifugal force, works pretty well.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-11-2017
Replies: 79
Views: 3,439
Posted By znapper
36 is too much anyway, it was probably made for...

36 is too much anyway, it was probably made for the consumers, so that they would get more shots per roll.

I spend ages getting trough a 36 frame roll, so normally I bulk 12-20 frames.

I have a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-05-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 2,922
Posted By znapper
Ye, their paper-lineup is not only very good,...

Ye, their paper-lineup is not only very good, it's also pretty extensive, lot to choose from and good quality too.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-04-2017
Replies: 35
Views: 2,384
Posted By znapper
Two cents from everyone huh? nice "get rich...

Two cents from everyone huh?

nice "get rich quick" scheme ^^

Before you get yourself a M10, you need to get yourself a IIIF or IIIG, gotto have that Barnak and a collapsible ;)

As for bulk, hard...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 01-21-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1,851
Posted By znapper
Hello, I did a clean and lube on mine, there is a...

Hello, I did a clean and lube on mine, there is a trick to ease the trouble getting the helicoid back again (the Nokton can be stubborn).

First, check the threads on each part to see if it is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-20-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,761
Posted By znapper
5000 frames?? Are you scanning your photos? With...

5000 frames?? Are you scanning your photos? With what?
Do you clean the canisters regularly?

I used the plastic screw-top types from B&H for a while, after the 4th roll i got long scratches across...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-19-2017
Replies: 38
Views: 1,761
Posted By znapper
i always use my old canisters for bulk, been...

i always use my old canisters for bulk, been saving them for years, so I have a good supply ^^

The reusable ones are not very good, since they accumulate dirt, which will scratch your film after a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-09-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 4,615
Posted By znapper
Well it can be done, if they release home...

Well it can be done, if they release home dev-kits, like Tetenal. The old infrastructure must be long gone by now.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-09-2017
Replies: 82
Views: 4,615
Posted By znapper
It will be released by the following...

It will be released by the following time-schedule, I have this from proper sources

+15C / 59F
This is as warm as it gets in Norway, so we'll start here.
People in Spain wear winter-coats and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-06-2017
Replies: 203
Views: 17,965
Posted By znapper
Very cool, but at the same time, somewhat...

Very cool, but at the same time, somewhat strange, seeing the state of slide shooting and development these days.

I think I will buy 10-15 rolls to try out in any case, I plan to develop that myself...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2017
Replies: 37
Views: 5,409
Posted By znapper
Too high contrast and thin negatives would...

Too high contrast and thin negatives would indicate that you shot the film at a too great rated speed (it may be slower than expected) and sort of pushed-develop it.

If you shoot it at EI 100-200...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-04-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By znapper
Do you reuse your bottle? Opaque bottles for...

Do you reuse your bottle?

Opaque bottles for fixer is not always the best idea, because you cannot see any sludge building up on the inside of the bottle.

The accordion-bottles are even worse to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-02-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,589
Posted By znapper
You don't need a canister opener, use the side of...

You don't need a canister opener, use the side of the scissors, works for me (in a pinch, an old bottle-opener is just as fine).
Normally, I always keep the leader out, so it cut that and start the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 01-01-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 1,589
Posted By znapper
Yeah, the squeegee will make you frustrated at...

Yeah, the squeegee will make you frustrated at some point, forget about it.

I second HC-110, since stock is the only thing you actually store, you mix your working-solution every time you...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-31-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,268
Posted By znapper
It's basically easier than B&W. Heat everything...

It's basically easier than B&W.

Heat everything in the sink with a water-bath, until the developer is 38 degrees celcius.

You can drop your tank with your film ontop of that bath as you heat...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-28-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,569
Posted By znapper
How the heck are they developing Vivian Maier's...

How the heck are they developing Vivian Maier's rolls then?

She left loads of color and bw, undeveloped.

I tried developing some color rolls from the 90's once, even with a good strong push, there...
Forum: Leica M Film Cameras 12-16-2016
Replies: 29
Views: 4,330
Posted By znapper
I wonder what the OP finally landed on :) And...

I wonder what the OP finally landed on :)

And Erik, I am sure you can take nice pictures, but it's the photographer and the lens and not the camera that makes or breaks the shot.

A Leica (any...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-12-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,044
Posted By znapper
Was this b&w or color ? Color-scans may have...

Was this b&w or color ?
Color-scans may have automatic Ice applied.

Ice does not work on monochrome, but other automatic dust/speck removal tools may have been applied to the scans.

A wet print is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-12-2016
Replies: 75
Views: 5,141
Posted By znapper
Fine, I seem to have missed the small print. That...

Fine, I seem to have missed the small print.
That clears it then.

TMax 400 @ 200 with 25% reduced development is most likely the way to go in terms of shadow-detail.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-12-2016
Replies: 75
Views: 5,141
Posted By znapper
Again, I understand what you are saying, I have...

Again, I understand what you are saying, I have no issue with that.

The issue I have with this, is that Kodak would be hard-pressed to just state "develop normally" if there is degradation, more...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-11-2016
Replies: 75
Views: 5,141
Posted By znapper
I understand perfectly fine push processing, that...

I understand perfectly fine push processing, that was not my issue with this.

It's not pushing if the development times are the same. (It's called push-processing for a reason).

Kodak states that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-11-2016
Replies: 75
Views: 5,141
Posted By znapper
Then why does Kodak say that you can expose TMax...

Then why does Kodak say that you can expose TMax 100 at 100 or 200, and publishes the same time for both EI ?

I don't shoot a whole lot of TMax 100 myself though, so I cannot give any other...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-07-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 1,512
Posted By znapper
Hahaha! =D Seriously? I've never done that at...

Hahaha! =D

Seriously?

I've never done that at all, knock on wood.

I label my bottles!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-18-2016
Replies: 57
Views: 16,242
Posted By znapper
Hats off for Cinestill, they do great work. I...

Hats off for Cinestill, they do great work.
I shoot the Vision3 500T and 50D, as I cannot stand the halos when the remjet is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-18-2016
Replies: 57
Views: 16,242
Posted By znapper
Did you see any big difference between c-41...

Did you see any big difference between c-41 processed and ECN-2 processed to begin with?

I get perfectly fine results in c-41, but I really don't know how the 50D is supposed to look :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-18-2016
Replies: 1
Views: 700
Posted By znapper
I thought the rule of thumb was 20% increase for...

I thought the rule of thumb was 20% increase for each stop push (TMax 400 at 1600 is -2 stops), correct me if I am wrong.

Edit: I see Kodak's own recommendations is 10%-15% per stop push, so between...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 11-10-2016
Replies: 45
Views: 5,803
Posted By znapper
My absolute favorite is my Zorki 1(d) with the...

My absolute favorite is my Zorki 1(d) with the Industar-22 50mm...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-10-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By znapper
Not flogging Rodinal (I use it myself), I just...

Not flogging Rodinal (I use it myself), I just question it's pushing capabilities with this film (I am sure it looks nice shot at box in it).

Some discussion here:...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-10-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,248
Posted By znapper
In case he is a low-volume guy, both Rodinal and...

In case he is a low-volume guy, both Rodinal and HC-100 "last forever" and is widely used and easy to mix.

....juuuust sayin ^^
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-09-2016
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By znapper
Why Rodinal? Rodinal reduce speed for most...

Why Rodinal?
Rodinal reduce speed for most films.

I would try xtol or hc-110 or something else.

80s is contrasty to begin with, so pushing it 2 stops is.....pushing it IMO.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-09-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,248
Posted By znapper
In general and when you over/under-develop a lot,...

In general and when you over/under-develop a lot, tjeezz...underdevelopment of correctly exposed negatives gives you relatively thin negatives with no highlights and no shadow-detail....sort of low...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-02-2016
Replies: 33
Views: 2,864
Posted By znapper
Not sure if it applies, but in my case it was a...

Not sure if it applies, but in my case it was a combination of overdeveloped and scanning.

Different effects from different scanners...?
http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=154498
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-27-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 7,632
Posted By znapper
No, I did report the OP. The whole thread makes...

No, I did report the OP.

The whole thread makes no other sense than spreading false rumors and should be deleted.

Sadly, that hasn't happened, yet.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-26-2016
Replies: 85
Views: 7,632
Posted By znapper
Op reported

Op reported
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-17-2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3,294
Posted By znapper
C-41 doesn't like underexposure at all, at best...

C-41 doesn't like underexposure at all, at best it will be muddy with strange colors and have color-shifts in the shadows, most likely it will be grainy as well.

This is one of the cases where *D*...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-04-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,960
Posted By znapper
One trick is to lick the end of a used...

One trick is to lick the end of a used film-leader, stick that into the canister and push it in a few inches, wait 10 seconds and yank the film-leader out again, the film inside the canister usually...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-03-2016
Replies: 22
Views: 1,960
Posted By znapper
I keep mine for bulk-loading. Thought...

I keep mine for bulk-loading.








Thought that was completely normal behavior and not a novelty :)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-29-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 4,717
Posted By znapper
Sir. There is no definite answer, that's the...

Sir.

There is no definite answer, that's the answer, I recommend that you check out threads like these, there are many many people who has asked the same question and many have also tried various...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-27-2016
Replies: 41
Views: 4,717
Posted By znapper
Some say fp4+ but I haven't shot enough of either...

Some say fp4+ but I haven't shot enough of either to say for sure.
Discussions and consensus vary.

I like Acros at 100 in rodinal 1:50, but it may look a bit different.

Yeah u can get plus-X bulk...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-14-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 3,929
Posted By znapper
Seriously, CMS 20 is designed to be developed in...

Seriously, CMS 20 is designed to be developed in the Adotech developer.

Sure, you'll get negatives in other developers, but if you want the most out of this film (remember, it's almost a microfilm),...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-28-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By znapper
I've used it on all my Jupiters and it hasn't...

I've used it on all my Jupiters and it hasn't sagged yet.

It's a strange can of pressurized grease, where one part evaporate and leave the grease behind, seems to stick quite well.

But good to...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 08-28-2016
Replies: 2
Views: 1,015
Posted By znapper
How I fixed my squeaky Voigtlander Nokton 40mm f1.4

I wrote up a blog-entry showing how I did the procedure, albeit not a complete disassembly because I could not get the 4 last screws off.

But at least there are photo's an explanations how to get...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-03-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 4,086
Posted By znapper
I have experienced it too btw ^^ My 2.8F refused...

I have experienced it too btw ^^

My 2.8F refused to trigger on thin films like Acros, triggered fine on i.e. Fomapan.
Was a recent purchase, so the camera was sent to CLA, after that, no more issues.
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 08-02-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 4,086
Posted By znapper
You cannot just change the rolls over and roll...

You cannot just change the rolls over and roll the film thought backwards, as explained, due to the missing tape.

However, you can easily roll the film to the end, then find a dark room and spool...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-11-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2,719
Posted By znapper
In 120 it's not particularly grainy. Love it in...

In 120 it's not particularly grainy.

Love it in 1:50 ^^

See my reply here: http://www.rangefinderforum.com/forums/showpost.php?p=2582070&postcount=22
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-02-2016
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By znapper
IMO pushing only works if you already have the...

IMO pushing only works if you already have the light.

If you push because you really have to, you get murky, high contrast shots and thin, difficult negatives.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-21-2016
Replies: 43
Views: 3,670
Posted By znapper
I use the side of a pair of scissors. I just yank...

I use the side of a pair of scissors.
I just yank off the top or bottom-end of the film-canister, it's not that difficult :)
After that, I "empty" out the film from the canister, doesn't really...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-16-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,693
Posted By znapper
Hehe :) Well, one of the main reasons, is crappy...

Hehe :)

Well, one of the main reasons, is crappy water (dirt, metals etc), I use a carbon-filter jug for my development and i used to have problems like this, it really went away when I started...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-15-2016
Replies: 35
Views: 2,693
Posted By znapper
It's crap in the water...... I used to get that...

It's crap in the water......

I used to get that a lot, went away when I started to filter the water i use for development, fixer and wash.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By znapper
Thanks, I corrected the process after this thread...

Thanks, I corrected the process after this thread in February.

I simply pour out the dev between 3:05 and 3:15 and pour in the blix directly after, normally at 3:25 it's "blixing", since then,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-05-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 2,378
Posted By znapper
No idea, but can it be something similar to...

No idea, but can it be something similar to this?

http://rangefinderforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=154498

My issue was that the negatives were slightly overdeveloped, causing the scanner to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-31-2016
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By znapper
The left lower-end suggest light-leakage or...

The left lower-end suggest light-leakage or insufficient fix(?).

You need to provide more information, as well as developer and procedure, as well as the complete negative.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-30-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,832
Posted By znapper
I think you need to ask that question over at...

I think you need to ask that question over at APUG, there I am sure that PhotoEngineer (former Kodak employee) will pick it up and possibly give you an (most likely historical) explanation.

I think...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-28-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 2,279
Posted By znapper
A bulk-loader is supposed to be light-tight. The...

A bulk-loader is supposed to be light-tight.

The same rules apply to all films when you bulk-load a new reel. (IE, they are loaded inside the tank, so you can do that part in daylight).

For...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-26-2016
Replies: 16
Views: 1,781
Posted By znapper
I am a little undecided regarding Foma 400, i...

I am a little undecided regarding Foma 400, i rate it at 200 and shoot, but I normally use it when I am not really after the sharpest shots, but with added grain. (I develop it in HC-110 B mostly)...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-12-2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1,379
Posted By znapper
Hm..... Here, we use UV filters for...

Hm.....

Here, we use UV filters for protection.

No point with UV-filters on digital, but they were indeed invented in the film years, so I actually use UV-filters when I shoot color-film.

Or is it...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-07-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,441
Posted By znapper
I keep my Hc-bottle in room temperature (with the...

I keep my Hc-bottle in room temperature (with the cap on), I pour out around 250ml (1/4 off the bottle) to a smaller glass-bottle because it's easier to measure out from it.

Hc will keep "forever",...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-06-2016
Replies: 25
Views: 2,441
Posted By znapper
I second HC-110, it's a very good...

I second HC-110, it's a very good developer.

"Proper" Rodinal (make research to get the right one) also keeps for very long, mine is 4 years old now, dark and muddy but still works just fine.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-05-2016
Replies: 50
Views: 6,923
Posted By znapper
Interesting thread, I have 15 rolls in 35mm and...

Interesting thread, I have 15 rolls in 35mm and 19 rolls in 120, I did some buying as soon as it was clear it was to be discontinued.

I also found from forums that FP4+ was the closest...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-05-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,377
Posted By znapper
I keep my fixer in a coke-bottle, makes it stand...

I keep my fixer in a coke-bottle, makes it stand out.
Then again, I always mix my dev. :)

I almost did the same mistake with color-film once. I actually stabilized the film as a first step. Luckily...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-05-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 2,377
Posted By znapper
Sounds like you fixed the films before you...

Sounds like you fixed the films before you developed them.

It happens (that's why my fixer is in a completely different type of bottle than my dev)
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-28-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By znapper
I made it into a front surface mirror :) almost...

I made it into a front surface mirror :) almost fell in the trap and installed it as it was ^^

My Automat only have one spring at the bottom end, right before the notch where the short end of the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-28-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By znapper
Yep, I used the old ground glass from my 2.8F...

Yep, I used the old ground glass from my 2.8F (which I also replaced the ground glass on), with a magnifier and it seems to be ok for all distances.

I don't know, but it seems to be ok, the...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-28-2016
Replies: 23
Views: 3,553
Posted By znapper
Well, here's a pro-tip: - Always use the strap,...

Well, here's a pro-tip:
- Always use the strap, if this camera drops (even from small heights, like knee-height), if will most likely be broken....I know from expensive past experience.

Other tips
-...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 04-28-2016
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By znapper
Made a new mirror, thoughs?

Hi

I recently made a new mirror for my Rolleiflex Automat MX-EVS from scratch.

The new mirror is ever so slightly thicker than the original one (which actually didn't look all that original, but...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-24-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 8,137
Posted By znapper
Psssssjh! I use Rodinal with Acros and also with...

Psssssjh!

I use Rodinal with Acros and also with Foma 100, I never use stand, imo stand is when you have cocked up something (forgot film type, pushed something beyond normal push etc) and need to...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 04-01-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 29,259
Posted By znapper
Not sure if it matters or not, but a trick to...

Not sure if it matters or not, but a trick to these 6*9 folders, is to only wind the film forward only when you are about to actually take a photo.

If you do it after a photo is taken, close the...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-31-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 29,259
Posted By znapper
Buy from a top seller in Ukraine on eBay, I've...

Buy from a top seller in Ukraine on eBay, I've bought from several of them and it has been all good. (usually free int shipping too).

They go between $50 and $90, depending on service status and...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-31-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 29,259
Posted By znapper
Wow, what a despicable demeanor keep being a...

Wow, what a despicable demeanor keep being a detestable nay-sayer then, opinionated and halfway rude as you go along.

And for the record i DID actually read reviews and I have never claimed to...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-31-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 29,259
Posted By znapper
Next to junk for using? How do people like you...

Next to junk for using? How do people like you dig up accusations like that ?

That's just a silly comment for sure.

The folders got competition from TLR's and SLR's, that's what happened. Later,...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-31-2016
Replies: 78
Views: 29,259
Posted By znapper
I did a review of my Moskva 5 a while back, have...

I did a review of my Moskva 5 a while back, have a look.
The review also contain some easy steps to fine-tune your focus, as well as shooting technique...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-31-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 10,317
Posted By znapper
This may be related to scanning, as I normally...

This may be related to scanning, as I normally scan my shots pretty low contrast, for maximum shadow detail.

The film is also shot at EI 100, as supposed to EI 160, so that may contribute somewhat...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 03-29-2016
Replies: 15
Views: 10,317
Posted By znapper
Old thread, but what the heck :) I love mine, I...

Old thread, but what the heck :)

I love mine, I have a Bessa II with the color Heliar and I really havent tried color-film on it before now.

Works very well and it's sharp too ^^

This is F4 (wide...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-21-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 918
Posted By znapper
Google it...

Google it :)

http://www.theonlinedarkroom.com/p/how-to-read-negative.html
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-18-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 26,929
Posted By znapper
The Industrial 400 is now listed as discontinued...

The Industrial 400 is now listed as discontinued at japanexposures
http://www.japanexposures.com/shop/film-analog/fujicolor-industrial-400-135-36-100-pack.html

And out of stock at Camerafilmphoto...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-12-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 26,929
Posted By znapper
Ha! That's funny! ^^ Thanks for doing the...

Ha! That's funny! ^^

Thanks for doing the checking jonmanjiro, cool that you were actually able to identify it :)

I've updated my blog to refer back to this thread, as it contains a lot of cool...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-27-2016
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By znapper
Probably, but I would have used...

Probably, but I would have used http://www.digitaltruth.com/devchart-mobile.php?Film=Fomapan+400&Developer=Xtol&mdc=Search as a starter instead ^^
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-26-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 26,929
Posted By znapper
Wow, that's very impressive for 400 ISO.....hmm,...

Wow, that's very impressive for 400 ISO.....hmm, maybe I should pull the trigger on the 400 too? ^^
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-26-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 26,929
Posted By znapper
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-HX2Gs_42nsk/VtC...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-HX2Gs_42nsk/VtChRTBsSUI/AAAAAAAACeA/EPnuvgixKcI/s1280-Ic42/Leicam6_CZ50mm_Industrial043.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-26-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 26,929
Posted By znapper
That is a very interesting analysis, I have no...

That is a very interesting analysis, I have no experience with Fujicolor 100 and X-TRA 400, so I really cannot tell myself, although I suspect the film to be something similar to Freestyle's...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-26-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 26,929
Posted By znapper
35mm only. It's the only 100 ISO color film from...

35mm only.
It's the only 100 ISO color film from Fuji in 35mm at the moment.
I was initially looking at http://www.japanexposures.com/shop/ , but they sell packs of 100 _only_

This is too much for...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-25-2016
Replies: 60
Views: 26,929
Posted By znapper
Color-film trials, Fujicolor Industrial 100 (& Industrial 400)

I heard you people were complaining about film getting more expensive.
- It is :)

But here's a lesser known ISO 100, 35mm color-film from Fuji.

Cost $3,90 per 36 exp roll.

Not a bad film either...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By znapper
Just a final comment on this: I developed a new...

Just a final comment on this:

I developed a new roll today and kept my eye on the clock.
As the clock hit 2 minutes 45 seconds, I started to pour the developer out.
At 3:03 I started the first...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,631
Posted By znapper
Hey! Just straight forward on my Nikon Coolscan...

Hey! Just straight forward on my Nikon Coolscan V. (non-mounted, 5 frames per strip feeding) :)

I see that they often get a bit of purple/blue in the shadows, but I like them like that.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-18-2016
Replies: 157
Views: 13,631
Posted By znapper
For slides, I only shoot slides with colors that...

For slides, I only shoot slides with colors that digital cannot easily reproduce, so Velvia 50.

Compared to neutral slides, since I am never going to project them, then digital is the better option,...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By znapper
Well, it looks like you cracked it ^^ I did a...

Well, it looks like you cracked it ^^

I did a re-blix and a re-scan (on my Nikon) with the same bleeding issue.

Then i mounted the negatives in the Epson 35mm holder and scanned on that one.

Shot...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By znapper
Yep, that looks more or less like my negative...

Yep, that looks more or less like my negative too.

I find it very strange that the sprocket-holes should play a role on my negatives, as they were not exposed at all, still they bleed.

Strange...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By znapper
The reason why I ruled out the scanner, was that...

The reason why I ruled out the scanner, was that it shows up on two different scanners (Nikon and an Epson), while another frame, from a completely different roll (lab-processed) does not possess any...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By znapper
The pattern seem different, but the bleeding is...

The pattern seem different, but the bleeding is still there on all scans, so weird.

Just scanned a Ektar 100 shot, which was processed by the lab and this scan did not show any kind of bleeding, so...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By znapper
Ok, so I did a re-scan of one of the original...

Ok, so I did a re-scan of one of the original shots, this time, I scanned the shot on my Epson.

The negative is directly on the glass on the flatbed, nothing above, nothing below.

I've also kept...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By znapper
There is no holder, I scan the film in 5-frame...

There is no holder, I scan the film in 5-frame sections, feeding it into the scanner. (The Nikon Coolscan V is not a flatbed). My only explanation, is that this is "residues" of some kind, that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-17-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By znapper
100% certain. I don't see this on other...

100% certain.
I don't see this on other rolls.
The two rolls tested, were shot with different cameras, then developed in the same tank.

I use a Nikon Coolscan V for my 35mm and other rolls have been...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By znapper
Ah... Thanks for replying ^^ Well I did keep the...

Ah... Thanks for replying ^^

Well I did keep the chemicals in a water-bath and measured the temperature of the developer to be 38.3 when I started. I had also pre-heated/pre-soaked my tank with the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-13-2016
Replies: 24
Views: 2,899
Posted By znapper
Kodak ektar, strange purple bleeding between frames

Hi

Just shot and developed some Kodak Ektar 100 (shot at 50) in the Tetenal c-41 kit.

Almost all the frames have this effect, see attached image.

It seems like the black portion between the frames...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-10-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By znapper
First image definitely looks like your average...

First image definitely looks like your average drop of water, which sat collecting dust while drying.

Your last wash needs to be with clean (filtered) water, use photoflo in the final rinse and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-09-2016
Replies: 28
Views: 5,492
Posted By znapper
Sounds to me that the OP did just about...

Sounds to me that the OP did just about everything to get faulty negs :)

- Foma 400 isn't especially grain-less to begin with, why are you developing it in Rodinal and complain about grain?
-...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-07-2016
Replies: 20
Views: 2,571
Posted By znapper
The only thing I've ever heard again and again...

The only thing I've ever heard again and again when it comes to tri-x and pusing, is XTol.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 02-01-2016
Replies: 40
Views: 5,267
Posted By znapper
I use 1:50 while shot at EI 80.

I use 1:50 while shot at EI 80.
Forum: Lomography 01-21-2016
Replies: 336
Views: 31,822
Posted By znapper
Just to be on the safe-side, I pulled the trigger...

Just to be on the safe-side, I pulled the trigger on a J3 on eBay because of this. The prices are steadily increasing, so might as well just purchase one now.

- I shim them for M-mount myself,...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-21-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By znapper
Ok, thanks, I thought it was maybe something...

Ok, thanks, I thought it was maybe something wrong with the mirror or similar.
My GF use glasses and she has real issues using the Bessa because of this (I can manage, but I find it more difficult to...
Forum: Voigtlander Bessa Leica Mount Cameras 01-19-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By znapper
Sketchy patch on R3M?

Hey

Just wondered if any other R3M owners have issues with the rangefinder-patch.

I find it quite a challenge to "line up" my eye properly, to get a "full" rangefinder patch in the viewfinder....
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-18-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,716
Posted By znapper
Regarding quality vs age, it stems from various...

Regarding quality vs age, it stems from various discussions involving Mr Brian Sweeney and others that seem to know the history of the FSU-gear more detailed and that have worked on a whole heap of...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 01-17-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,716
Posted By znapper
Cleaning and lubricating the Jupiter-8 tutorial

I know it has been done before ( http://www.pentax-manuals.com/repairs/j8service.pdf ), so this may just be a repeat to that.

I've tried to include my own experiences and pointers that can be good...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2015
Replies: 53
Views: 26,382
Posted By znapper
People use Rodinal (or Rodinal derivates) with...

People use Rodinal (or Rodinal derivates) with this film and then complain about too much grain and too low true speed?

Wow....
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-18-2015
Replies: 10
Views: 2,796
Posted By znapper
I tried Acros in the "moron" recipe with...

I tried Acros in the "moron" recipe with excellent results, the resulting shots, data and also a link to a youtube review of R3 can be found here:...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount Copies 12-16-2015
Replies: 37
Views: 10,413
Posted By znapper
Well, the OP's post may be old, but I suppose...

Well, the OP's post may be old, but I suppose everyone can learn a lesson from that.

Still, I've never really understood how people can be so cynical, and keep a straight face and happily accept...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-10-2015
Replies: 43
Views: 5,495
Posted By znapper
If you plan on shooting Kodak, prices may be...

If you plan on shooting Kodak, prices may be lower where you are
http://www.yodobashi.com/ec/category/index.html?cate=&word=tri-x&ginput=

I would probably (bring) tri-x, (buy) Fuji 400H or (bring)...
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