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Forum: Travel 06-15-2019
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By Jake Mongey
Ill likely be around in september, just depends...

Ill likely be around in september, just depends when I move into my flat!
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-06-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By Jake Mongey
I believe this is the flash unit from what I...

I believe this is the flash unit from what I remember - I nearly got one just for the collection. This one doesnt have photos extended but you can find it in the manual (No link to the...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-17-2019
Replies: 50
Views: 2,237
Posted By Jake Mongey
You see, the purpose of this camera isnt to use -...

You see, the purpose of this camera isnt to use - its to green screen something more expensive onto it so you can feel better about yourself :p
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-10-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Jake Mongey
Perfect, further digging has confirmed its half...

Perfect, further digging has confirmed its half plate so CHS 100 it is! Thank you - i forgot about adox!

I have cut down film, before but never got it precise enough in the dark
Forum: Large Format Film RF 04-10-2019
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Jake Mongey
ICA Reflex SLR

I have recently stumbled upon a ICA reflex in what looks to be very nice condition for 35 local to me. I am unsure of film format but it *seems* to look like either 3.25 x 4.25 or 9x12 with a ziess...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 04-08-2019
Replies: 14
Views: 551
Posted By Jake Mongey
I have a rolleicord V chasis, back and focus hood...

I have a rolleicord V chasis, back and focus hood (no glass)
Forum: RFF Polls 01-30-2019
Replies: 66
Views: 3,094
Posted By Jake Mongey
Im probably on the younger side here, studying...

Im probably on the younger side here, studying photography in london.

I shoot a bit of everything: Landscape, Fashion, Portrait and more recently for Uni am following a band around the country and...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 01-22-2019
Replies: 990
Views: 193,717
Posted By Jake Mongey
A splash of colour, photographs taken at the...

A splash of colour, photographs taken at the Walthamstow celebration of becoming Londons first borough of Culture.

Shot in a rolleiflex MX EVS on Kodak Portra 160 with a Metz and printed in the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 11-30-2018
Replies: 21
Views: 1,463
Posted By Jake Mongey
Im currently working in a vintage camera shop in...

Im currently working in a vintage camera shop in a popular market in london and this thread has encouraged me to try to revive a fujica STX 1 which is endlessly winding on. Tomorrow I intend to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-15-2018
Replies: 195
Views: 12,502
Posted By Jake Mongey
This was a second roll at @400 as it was a very...

This was a second roll at @400 as it was a very dark rainy day, I developed this roll on my JOBO CPE2 with tetenal E6 and followed tetenals instructions for a two stop push which was 12:00. Looking...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 11-15-2018
Replies: 195
Views: 12,502
Posted By Jake Mongey
Took a fair chunk into my student loan but pre...

Took a fair chunk into my student loan but pre ordered ten rolls and then shot two on a trip with the university to paris to see paris photo and go to the book fairs.

These are from the first roll...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-04-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Jake Mongey
I am using a cable as I don't own a CF card...

I am using a cable as I don't own a CF card reader, I'll try a CF card reader in future I guess. And yeah I know the files are as good as gone - just trying to pull as much as possible out of the...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 11-04-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By Jake Mongey
Exclamation Canon 5D MK ii Corrupting .cr2 Files

Hey all,

Ive just shot a job today and to my horror my 5D mk ii seems to only be capable of shooting JPEG, all of my .CR2 files have only got their name saved and windows cant recognise ANY further...
Forum: Photography General Interest 10-02-2018
Replies: 60
Views: 4,686
Posted By Jake Mongey
My biggest problem being young and having moved...

My biggest problem being young and having moved into university in london and looking at the galleries - most of the photos are as overcooked as my first attempt at cooking!
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-26-2018
Replies: 16
Views: 788
Posted By Jake Mongey
Ive bit well into my pitiful student loan to...

Ive bit well into my pitiful student loan to order 10 rolls! I cant wait! I develop myself and mount in slides and cant wait to project it!

Kodak are increasingly winning my heart here!
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 09-24-2018
Replies: 17
Views: 668
Posted By Jake Mongey
I always tend to make a darkroom print first and...

I always tend to make a darkroom print first and then work with Lightroom and silver effects to try to match the print that ive made in the darkroom. I get close enough to feel satisfied with the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 09-02-2018
Replies: 196
Views: 20,603
Posted By Jake Mongey
Some landcapes from my recent stay near the...

Some landcapes from my recent stay near the beach:

All on either the 80mm CF or 150mm C
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1845/42627334120_5704cf4c19_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/27WQejy)Camber 1...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-16-2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1,148
Posted By Jake Mongey
From printing RA4 in the darkroom Fuji is really...

From printing RA4 in the darkroom Fuji is really the ONLY option as they are the only company who cut their paper into sheets. In my situation and many others its near impossible/ very difficult to...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-28-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By Jake Mongey
Currently the plan is to get the Eurostar to...

Currently the plan is to get the Eurostar to Brussels, spent a bit of time in Brussels then head to amsterdam, then Copenhagen, back down to frankfurt and from then on not too sure.

Gonna be a...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-28-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By Jake Mongey
Many thanks for all the reccomendations, I am...

Many thanks for all the reccomendations, I am going to have a look in some shops next week and see what works for me.




I may end up near there but am undecided as I am going with a friend of mine...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-25-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By Jake Mongey
Right, Thanks for the advice guys - going to take...

Right, Thanks for the advice guys - going to take a look now. The biggest problem seems to be finding one with a sturdy tripod mount or holder! ill see what I can find

Edit: I may find myself round...
Forum: Photo Accessories / Bags/ Meters / Tripods etc 07-25-2018
Replies: 26
Views: 951
Posted By Jake Mongey
Recommendations for a large rucksack for backpacking

Hey all,

I am going to be going travelling in europe for two weeks at the end of august and I am looking for reccomendations on a large Hiking pack that can hold all of my clothes and toiletries and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-14-2018
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Well guys, Just finished college a few weeks...

Well guys,

Just finished college a few weeks back, been working hard and now got myself a 500CM.

Back to square 1 but going for round 2 hopefully ready before I go travelling europe in...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-21-2018
Replies: 112
Views: 3,714
Posted By Jake Mongey
I mean i`m well aware of the fact that I may not...

I mean i`m well aware of the fact that I may not be able to shoot film my whole life. I hope for kodak and ilford and rollei to keep up production but I do feel like the interest in film will fade...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-30-2018
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Wow thats so kind! Im going to be replacing the...

Wow thats so kind! Im going to be replacing the hasselblad body as I have the lenses etc already but its just a matter of replacing the body! Although its expensive! Ill certainly take you up on that...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-30-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Jake Mongey
Oh jeez I didnt notice that! Its a battle of Both...

Oh jeez I didnt notice that! Its a battle of Both have a larger mirror but the ELX has the motor and a brighter screen. However the 2000 Has the 1/2000 shutter speed but is mechanical. I think I may...
Forum: FSU Former Soviet Union RF 03-30-2018
Replies: 66
Views: 7,918
Posted By Jake Mongey
I rarely use mine but funnily enough I just took...

I rarely use mine but funnily enough I just took mine out for the first time in ages! Then saw this post. Its a great lens for when I want to take photos but dont want to lug around the 50 .95. Ill...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-30-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Jake Mongey
Thanks for the reply! I do change magazines a LOT...

Thanks for the reply! I do change magazines a LOT so It is a concern although I reckon ill be fine. Its just a matter of confirming that it will do both functions I want! I work In central london and...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-30-2018
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Hate to say it guys but im going to be out of the...

Hate to say it guys but im going to be out of the 70mm Game for the foreseeable future. Both my nikon FE and hasselblad El cameras need replacing due to bad luck and Ive had to sell all my 70mm Gear...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 03-28-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 528
Posted By Jake Mongey
Hasselblad 2000fc Questions

Hey all,

Recently my trusty 500 EL had the motor die and I am looking at mechanical alternatives for just a body only. I have been looking at a 2000FC and of course the shutter is a concern however...
Forum: DIYS Modifications 03-18-2018
Replies: 23
Views: 1,677
Posted By Jake Mongey
Theres ffordes over here in the UK they have one...

Theres ffordes over here in the UK they have one for 25 but shipping and conversion rates may make it closer to the $50
http://www.ffordes.com/product/17091210011781
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-06-2018
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
From what the guy told me he says dev in c41 and...

From what the guy told me he says dev in c41 and it brings the colors to within reason. He has some examples on his instagram, ill ask him if I can share them here.

Of course If you want slides you...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 03-06-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By Jake Mongey
I had Fungus on that mirror in my canon 7, I sent...

I had Fungus on that mirror in my canon 7, I sent it to aperture in the UK for a CLA and it came back spotless and much brighter
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-05-2018
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Found someone on Facebook shooting CDU type ii in...

Found someone on Facebook shooting CDU type ii in 70mm and showed them this...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-04-2018
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Also for anyone looking for sleeves I discovered...

Also for anyone looking for sleeves I discovered that 70mm will fit in the standard Kenro 120 sleeves!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 03-04-2018
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Ive been very busy with university applications,...

Ive been very busy with university applications, deadlines, shooting the prospectus for my college and a much earned holiday to tenerife! Still havent got myself a A70 - nearly got one before I left...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 01-27-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By Jake Mongey
I saw this last week and almost posted it! If...

I saw this last week and almost posted it! If someone were to make this work they can take my money!
Forum: RFF Polls 01-10-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 854
Posted By Jake Mongey
What sort of people shoot film? - The Results

Hi all this is going to be a long one!

Thank you for answering my questionnaire previously posted, I have spent the last few days analyzing the 579 entries that I received of which 32.9% of them...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-29-2017
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By Jake Mongey
I had my portra 800 and delta 3200 as welll as...

I had my portra 800 and delta 3200 as welll as many pushed rolls scanned 5 times at the airport in sevilla, no problems. Had my film scanned in those older scanners too while I was there multiple...
Forum: Canon Rangefinders - Peter Dechert and Peter Kitchingman 12-27-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,229
Posted By Jake Mongey
This looks cool, is it life size?

This looks cool, is it life size?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-27-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Its highly likely ill mix the dev - pour it into...

Its highly likely ill mix the dev - pour it into the tank, load the film onto the reels and then dip the reel in. Im just going off the same principle i read in "the negative" for multiple reel tanks...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 12-27-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 5,576
Posted By Jake Mongey
This is fascinating! I have no personal knowledge...

This is fascinating! I have no personal knowledge or opinions to shed on the topic however, when I handed my canon 7 in for service the repairer said he loves repairing canon 7`s as they were...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-27-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 3,829
Posted By Jake Mongey
Thank you all! theres too many responses to reply...

Thank you all! theres too many responses to reply to, but the information is easing out and I am nearing a point where I feel safe to Draw conclusions, ill post it to a few more places and analyse...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-26-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 3,829
Posted By Jake Mongey
I considered including that however the actual...

I considered including that however the actual responses would be too specific and too difficult to analyse!
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-26-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,350
Posted By Jake Mongey
Thats interesting I never looked at it like that,...

Thats interesting I never looked at it like that, i simply put it so no two photos of the same type were together! Ill think of that next time i put a body of work together.



Thank you! I sure...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-26-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 3,829
Posted By Jake Mongey
Thank you, ill add that now. Out of intrest...

Thank you, ill add that now.



Out of intrest beyond the results of this survey would anyone be intrested in a thread where I talk about progressing the project and the different aspects of graphic...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-26-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 3,829
Posted By Jake Mongey
We have 352 responses so far! Ill post the...

We have 352 responses so far! Ill post the results compared to another poll recently by cameraventures or all of you to see when it is done!
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-26-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,350
Posted By Jake Mongey
Okay, that makes sense ill give it a go when I go...

Okay, that makes sense ill give it a go when I go up there.


These results look nice, ill put in an order for some DDX and my shop does stock delta, ill probbably stick to 35mm as I needed a fast...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-26-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 3,829
Posted By Jake Mongey
Thanks for your responses guys! keep em coming!...

Thanks for your responses guys! keep em coming!



I can personally confirm that is true!
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-26-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,350
Posted By Jake Mongey
Ive never actually shot a project of this type...

Ive never actually shot a project of this type long term, I spent christmas day in the darkroom printing these and am going to give some to the centre and the people I photographed. If I did want to...
Forum: Chris Crawford 12-24-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,350
Posted By Jake Mongey
Critique: Age UK Images

Congratulations on the forum! I saw you suggested that we could submit a image for critique so I thought id share a set of photos that I could use your opinion on.

These images are from a day where...
Forum: RFF Polls 12-24-2017
Replies: 71
Views: 3,829
Posted By Jake Mongey
Exclamation What sort of people shoot film?

Hey guys,
For my current project in college which is commercial photography I am going to be shooting a advertising campaign for a brand of film and I am trying to identify a target audience by...
Forum: Leica Screw Mount / LTM Cameras 12-23-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 2,953
Posted By Jake Mongey
I owned the canon 28mm 2.8 for a while and it was...

I owned the canon 28mm 2.8 for a while and it was a good lens - sharp and i actually didnt find the contrast to be low - however it does vingette more than I expected - ill see if I can dig up sample...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Thank you! Ive been searching for these every...

Thank you! Ive been searching for these every once and a while so I realised how good of a deal it was, im glad you shared it to this thread! Your reel does look a lot like mine - How is it to load?...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
How is this to use? Ive always wondered about how...

How is this to use? Ive always wondered about how the mamiya Rangefinders are, must be one hell of a beast with the 70mm back
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 12-23-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Thanks for posting this, got in touch with the...

Thanks for posting this, got in touch with the seller and he made a discounted offer - Ive just been paid so this is on my way to me! next month I just need to buy the a70 itself and I am good to go!
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-30-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By Jake Mongey
Yeah its a big investment however if it doesnt...

Yeah its a big investment however if it doesnt work you can get a replacement back and have a regular cord at least. If I had the money though I would 100% give this a go
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-30-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By Jake Mongey
It looks like it yes, I dont know the film format...

It looks like it yes, I dont know the film format or if it has full infinity focus but damn wouldnt that be cool?



It appears to be a standard black Vb to which someone has attached the rolleicopi...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-29-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By Jake Mongey
Intresting, I can imagine that the Polaroid back...

Intresting, I can imagine that the Polaroid back will have a mask for 6x6 but it depends what camera the back inserted is from. Its like the mamiya tlr hacked back on camera quest. But I wonder if...
Forum: TLR Forum - Twin Lens Reflex 11-29-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,064
Posted By Jake Mongey
Odd Rolleicopi on the bay

Looking around on eBay out of cursiosity at a rolleicord VB I found this fantastic looking custom rolleicopi, it appears to have a standard VB body with the rolleicopi hood and WLF from an original...
Forum: Leica M Lenses and Images 11-25-2017
Replies: 11
Views: 1,717
Posted By Jake Mongey
Ive been using my grandfathers copy for many...

Ive been using my grandfathers copy for many years on mirrorless bodies until recently where I changed to canon but it is very surprisingly sharp wide open when you nail it. Youre going to have a...
Forum: RFF Polls 11-11-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 1,902
Posted By Jake Mongey
I waited about three weeks before buying my...

I waited about three weeks before buying my hasselblad 500EL and I regret nothing - apart from only having the 150mm lens but that will change
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2017
Replies: 217
Views: 14,974
Posted By Jake Mongey
I really like this! The texture in that old fence...

I really like this! The texture in that old fence is just sublime!
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 10-23-2017
Replies: 217
Views: 14,974
Posted By Jake Mongey
Heres My contributions from the last london...

Heres My contributions from the last london fashion week on my Hasselblad 150mm sonnar C (non t*)
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4459/37169262053_3a522523bf_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YCwbDK)London...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-07-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
I'm running my EL off a 9V battery with the...

I'm running my EL off a 9V battery with the adapter and have shot a lot of rolls in the last few months in my 2 a12 backs with no issue so I'm confident the camera works. I'll try to get a refund on...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
I hope it will be fine. Any news on potentially...

I hope it will be fine. Any news on potentially making some rubber wheels?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
looks like I just got a bad egg which is pretty...

looks like I just got a bad egg which is pretty disapointing as quite frankly I was excited for this and this was the last money I had that wasnt going to digital. :bang:

However It was a local ebay...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Seems to not be working, I can get it to run a...

Seems to not be working, I can get it to run a few frames in the ELM but it sounds like a dying horse and the frames still dont advance.

On a side note for anyone not feeling the hasselblad...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Im doing all of that but when I Wind on at step 6...

Im doing all of that but when I Wind on at step 6 the film counter will travel half way to 1 and then it will travel back (note it does not spring back) and it will do this the entire length of the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
That would be great! Do I need to turn the little...

That would be great! Do I need to turn the little push and turn dial or the main wonder?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 10-06-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Right, just got my hands on my a 70 and one of...

Right, just got my hands on my a 70 and one of the cassettes contained some ektachrome which I used to test it and when I load the camera, the counter is on 0 and when I advance the film I can see...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-30-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Thanks, Im going to shoot a test length when...

Thanks, Im going to shoot a test length when everything arives and bracket from 12 -100, as for developer I am thinking of microphen in order to attempt to gain an increase in the effective film...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-30-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
I think is that, heres a link to the ebay...

I think is that, heres a link to the ebay listing, im not sure if you will still be able to view it:
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/362094844525

Once I have it, when loading how will I be able to tell...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-30-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Well today I finally pulled the trigger and...

Well today I finally pulled the trigger and purchased my a70, some cassettes and 100 ft of kodak xx aero film as well as an NDT dental reel.

After faffing about for ages telling myself id order...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 1,997
Posted By Jake Mongey
Wow, looked at all the work on your website and...

Wow, looked at all the work on your website and this is incredible, Thank you for taking the time to explain. Really just stunning work :D
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-26-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 1,997
Posted By Jake Mongey
Wow these are simply incredible. The last one is...

Wow these are simply incredible. The last one is a really intimate moment shared with the viewer. May I ask how you were able to get those shots as if it was just your personal involvement with the...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 09-24-2017
Replies: 41
Views: 1,997
Posted By Jake Mongey
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4505/37266597372_f1...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4505/37266597372_f13456a64d_k.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YM843U)400-2 (https://flic.kr/p/YM843U) by jakemongeyphotography (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/), on...
Forum: Photography General Interest 09-24-2017
Replies: 3,063
Views: 738,636
Posted By Jake Mongey
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4394/37289048561_13...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4394/37289048561_1365dc8e06_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/YP781n)
Portrait of A Charles Dickens Actor (https://flic.kr/p/YP781n) by jakemongeyphotography...
Forum: Optics Theory - 09-20-2017
Replies: 100
Views: 6,745
Posted By Jake Mongey
My old OMD EM5 which was stolen over two years...

My old OMD EM5 which was stolen over two years ago, was insured and because the mark two came out when I made the claim they quoted me for the mark two which was a big step up. I ended up using the...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-14-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By Jake Mongey
Im not metering, the flash has an automatic mode...

Im not metering, the flash has an automatic mode and a sensor facing the front. Outdoors I turn the meter down a stop for fill and indoors I use it bounced off a ceiling where the sensor measures the...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 09-14-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 1,423
Posted By Jake Mongey
Metz 45 CT1 Exposure

Hi,
Usually for my flash I use my metz ct1 at 1/60th of a second and get perfect exposures on auto. However tomorrow for london fashion week I am shooting my hasselblad and want to uitilise the leaf...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 09-10-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 3,728
Posted By Jake Mongey
I shoot mostly only rollei retro 80s with rodinol...

I shoot mostly only rollei retro 80s with rodinol 1+50 and give ten seconds of swirling (like a wine glass) every two minutes. For other films I just give two inversions every minuite. I use my...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-22-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By Jake Mongey
Yeah, I have my 70-200 and ive tried it on my two...

Yeah, I have my 70-200 and ive tried it on my two eos 5s with no issues but the lens has the same problems on both - honestly the lens is knackered I would just like to see if im missing anything or...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 08-22-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By Jake Mongey
Canon EF lens not reading but works on sony with adapter

Anyone got any tips here just loaded batteries into my eos 5s and my very very battered ef 35-105 USM will not AF or give an aperture readout however when adapted to my sony works great - ive cleaned...
Forum: Photo Books / Mags / Articles / Blogs 08-09-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 3,683
Posted By Jake Mongey
I love this idea, photo books are one of my...

I love this idea, photo books are one of my favorite things to read and a trip to the basement in the photographers gallery leaves me like a kid in a bookshop!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 08-08-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Very intresting, I have actually contemplated...

Very intresting, I have actually contemplated going direct to maco andf asking for an order of 80S as this is my goto film. I get paid from my job I started on monday at the end of this month and...
Forum: RFF Polls 08-05-2017
Replies: 2,934
Views: 1,783,615
Posted By Jake Mongey
Im going to be and have been, buying film and...

Im going to be and have been, buying film and sensor cleaning kit, doing the washing, getting a much needed haircut and preparing my gear. Im then heading to my grandparents Sunday night and this is...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Fair enough then, when i get some 400s ill get...

Fair enough then, when i get some 400s ill get some d74 with it then.

Im not to familiar with the linhofs but I did a simular thing when I borrowed the colleges MPP micro technical with a 135mm...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
thank you, looking forward to it as its so close....

thank you, looking forward to it as its so close.

Thats a shame about microphen, any comments on why?
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-26-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
I agree with you on shooting 120 like 35, and I...

I agree with you on shooting 120 like 35, and I am certainly doing this mostly for the cost as for the last year or so ive been shooting 3-4 rolls of 120 a week in college and around the place.

I...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-25-2017
Replies: 63
Views: 5,028
Posted By Jake Mongey
You talk about the deep blacks, are you viewing...

You talk about the deep blacks, are you viewing the slides or scanning them because iso 400 is recommended for scanning however for viewing and projecting these slides its recommended to shoot at...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-25-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 1,897
Posted By Jake Mongey
Maybe a poll could be put together here with the...

Maybe a poll could be put together here with the use of the gallerys film section and some sort of method of selecting gallery pics to be displayed with each of the most popular films.

Would be...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
After having thoroughly depleted my savings, I...

After having thoroughly depleted my savings, I have a functioning 500 EL 150 sonnar, 70mm dental reel, some E6 70mm stock and some plus X. Now all i need is an A70 and now most certainly a job.
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By Jake Mongey
I cant talk about d76 and Hc110 as im an ilford...

I cant talk about d76 and Hc110 as im an ilford guy however I have done some C41 with the rollei Digibase kit with good results. Assuming youre talking about developing C41 films in C41 chems and not...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-24-2017
Replies: 20
Views: 762
Posted By Jake Mongey
I just got tri x and portra 160 - god im so boring

I just got tri x and portra 160 - god im so boring
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-23-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jake Mongey
In the end ive ended up getting a chrome 150...

In the end ive ended up getting a chrome 150 sonnar but spending a bit more to get one with good glass but still poor cosmetics. Ive also got with it some bay 50 filters and a spare film back. Im...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-17-2017
Replies: 118
Views: 10,724
Posted By Jake Mongey
Usually use rodinol although its fallen out of...

Usually use rodinol although its fallen out of favor with me with a recent change of aesthetic and its moving in favour of ID11 microphen and percepetol but rodinol is outlasting them as i shoot so...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-16-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
The seller doesnt ship to the UK ive asked...

The seller doesnt ship to the UK ive asked directly
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-16-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
I saw this and this is what drove me to try get...

I saw this and this is what drove me to try get it, from reading there will be a cast in C41 but i SHOULD be able to remove it in the darkroom when printing hopefully. Its a slow speed but for the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-16-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
As for BW im still waiting for something to come...

As for BW im still waiting for something to come up, ive decided to not get the stuff i talked about earlier as 1968 seems a bit too far for my comfort (and money) however the ebay situation has got...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-16-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Just purchased a 150 sonnar, and 200 ft of fuji...

Just purchased a 150 sonnar, and 200 ft of fuji CDU type II and a 70mm reel - total cost of the 70mm gear 36.

Better reorder my E6 Chems and get an a70
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-14-2017
Replies: 42
Views: 2,478
Posted By Jake Mongey
I personally use Ilford ID11 as a standard...

I personally use Ilford ID11 as a standard developer and it performs very well, however D76 is also an excellent choice
Forum: Fixed Lens 35mm RF 07-11-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By Jake Mongey
Cant find any evidence but considering the name...

Cant find any evidence but considering the name MAJA and its origins being in Europe its possible this could be a region specific model potentially named to appeal to the region? Simular to how canon...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-10-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
I think i read 150 ft as 15 when i looked, oops...

I think i read 150 ft as 15 when i looked, oops that actually looks good. I need to work another week as ive only got 100 pounds saved so far.

I did have a crazy idea as Im being given a paper...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 07-09-2017
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By Jake Mongey
Hassy 500 EL Odd issue

Hi,
Recently I got a great deal on a 500 EL with an upgraded screen and for the last few months ive been thinking it works fine however after actually reading the manual Ive discovered a fault.

The...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 07-09-2017
Replies: 411
Views: 16,506
Posted By Jake Mongey
I shoot film because originally it was different...

I shoot film because originally it was different to digital and i fell in love with that aspect but now that magic has long worn off i keep shooting it because I enjoy the process and the end goal...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-09-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
I have come across a small problem, Ive gone to...

I have come across a small problem, Ive gone to buy some 70mm film on ebay and all the the items that were there a few weeks ago leaving me with some colour or some Pkus X that "feels like it has...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-09-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Great work, looks like a fun camera to use and I...

Great work, looks like a fun camera to use and I can image it makes great images!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-01-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Sorry where is the link? Cant seem to find it in...

Sorry where is the link? Cant seem to find it in all of the text (dyslexia)
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 07-01-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Nik and Trick are the shop I talked about earlier...

Nik and Trick are the shop I talked about earlier while talkingabout the ilford ULF ordering. Theyre actually about a 20 min train ride away from me and my usual shop. They have incredible service...
Forum: Image Processing: Darkroom / Lightroom / Film 06-27-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 4,889
Posted By Jake Mongey
Going to copenhagen from london gatwick I was...

Going to copenhagen from london gatwick I was refused a hand check on the basis that I had no proof that any of my film was over 800 asa (I had two rolls of bulk loaded P3200) they sent it through....
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 06-27-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By Jake Mongey
Ive finally figured out the problem, What I...

Ive finally figured out the problem, What I thought was the shutter firing mechanism striking the side wasn't correct. It turns out that one one of the focusing "bars" The double exposure prevention...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-22-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Where is the rubber wheel on the magazine? I dont...

Where is the rubber wheel on the magazine? I dont think it actually has pictures of where it is
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-22-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hasselblad-A-70-film-Bac...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hasselblad-A-70-film-Back-Quite-Rare-/122550084951?hash=item1c888de557:g:TmgAAOSwyltZOWBv

a decent deal on some a70s - untested though
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-22-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Okay now THAT is a benefit. There we go - looks...

Okay now THAT is a benefit. There we go - looks like Ill go to them if I need anything interesting then. Thanks for the info
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-22-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
I used to use them for my paper orders,...

I used to use them for my paper orders, eventually switched to the guys i stated above for various reasons but they have a great lab service and may be better for ULF orders because of their location
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-22-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Nik and Trick down local to me claim and aim to...

Nik and Trick down local to me claim and aim to always be the cheapest in the UK and from what I have looked at are. Ive dealt with them personally many times and they really are in it for the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-22-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Feel free to give it a go as long as you feel...

Feel free to give it a go as long as you feel okay with it. If this does become a thing Cal will most definitely be heading it so well wait and see how that goes.
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-22-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By Jake Mongey
This is actually incredibly useful as I am about...

This is actually incredibly useful as I am about to undergo a few portfolio reviews over this summer for various purposes. Thank you - really good article!
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-22-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Thank you! I just need to survive the second year...

Thank you! I just need to survive the second year now!
If we could make it happen I would sure as hell get one! I mean as for measurements, if the OP would be kind enough to provide some form of...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-22-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
This is by far my favorite thread ATM. Is there...

This is by far my favorite thread ATM. Is there any way of obtaining a roller for uperf film in the a70 nowadays? Ive just got a distinction in my first year of college and my family are offering me...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-20-2017
Replies: 107
Views: 3,524
Posted By Jake Mongey
My Bad I meant the AE1 P ill correct that now

My Bad I meant the AE1 P ill correct that now
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-20-2017
Replies: 107
Views: 3,524
Posted By Jake Mongey
Just another note: Although the Ae1P is built...

Just another note: Although the Ae1P is built cheaply I shot mine in iceland in -5-10 degrees c on a single battery which wasn't new and had 0 issues meanwhile my sony a7 conked out on me a lot. It...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-20-2017
Replies: 107
Views: 3,524
Posted By Jake Mongey
Minolta x700 - a lot cheaper than the nikons....

Minolta x700 - a lot cheaper than the nikons. Dead on metering and has beautiful glass which is often quite cheap.

Second to that probbaly a canon a1 / AE1 P . The a1 is designed with automatic...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-13-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
could use some more info about that. Could be...

could use some more info about that. Could be incredible as there is currently some Unperfed portra 160 NC on ebay
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-13-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Ive been looking into it and it has been spurred...

Ive been looking into it and it has been spurred on by shooting backstage and catwalk at London fashion week with the RB67 where I shot 19 rolls and was constantly reloading. However, I will have to...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-13-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 2,604
Posted By Jake Mongey
Ive literally lived off this stuff for years -...

Ive literally lived off this stuff for years - buying it and then processing as BW. Its a shame
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-09-2017
Replies: 14
Views: 1,094
Posted By Jake Mongey
I just got my first blad - a 500 EL and I cant...

I just got my first blad - a 500 EL and I cant wait to get a lens and use it. Its 1969 and feels amazing.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-08-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jake Mongey
No it is in inches. Interesting way to think of...

No it is in inches. Interesting way to think of it, i guess im trying to do that here but tomorrow when I go to reprint ill think of it.
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-08-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jake Mongey
Looking into this, I cant find any information...

Looking into this, I cant find any information about sharpies fading themselves but because they are solvent based they are very likely awful for print permanence - looks like those are ruled out
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-08-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jake Mongey
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-08-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jake Mongey
Looking at some of my work ive found these images...

Looking at some of my work ive found these images from the photo book I am writing in my spare time which are probably more commercially viable and maybe should appeal to more people?...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-08-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jake Mongey
Dont worry, im not expecting anything - Im just...

Dont worry, im not expecting anything - Im just putting out a couple of feelers to what people like and dont like. Theres also the fact i do admire your work which makes your opinion valuable to me :D
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-08-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jake Mongey
By any chance would this be more pleasing to...

By any chance would this be more pleasing to you?
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I see where you're coming from, I did boost the highlights as I liked the 'High key' effect in this shot which was what made me print it in...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-08-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jake Mongey
What writing material would be best for writing...

What writing material would be best for writing on RC paper? Theres also the fact that my handwriting is damn awful and my signature leaves a lot to be desired - thats always stopped me from signing...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-08-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jake Mongey
That is very true, but thats IF i can find someone

That is very true, but thats IF i can find someone
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-08-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jake Mongey
I see where youre coming from, I think you're...

I see where youre coming from, I think you're right about the subject matter and now the hype from creating the print has died down I see that. I also see about the image size, back to the drawing...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-08-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,424
Posted By Jake Mongey
Continuing on, heres my regular 6x7 shots I have...

Continuing on, heres my regular 6x7 shots I have been taking during my many trips to the woods:
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RB67 90mm Sekor C HP5 @320
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RB67 90mm Sekor C FP4 @125

As for the writing I have yet to...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 06-08-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,424
Posted By Jake Mongey
Honestly, ive been hugely busy and haven't...

Honestly, ive been hugely busy and haven't checked or updated the thread at all. I have been working hard trying to take photos that live up to my expectations for this book which are almost too...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2017
Replies: 130
Views: 5,980
Posted By Jake Mongey
Hassy 500 EL, NC2 and A12 for 220 (okay its not...

Hassy 500 EL, NC2 and A12 for 220
(okay its not that much of a steal compared to the others but its a big deal for me who always wanted to own a hassy but has always been priced out up until this...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-08-2017
Replies: 25
Views: 1,646
Posted By Jake Mongey
Pricing Prints

Hey guys,

In my recent venture into owning a Hassy I have decided to sell some of my work on the classifieds to fund a lens. However I have never sold a print before. I did attempt to do so a...
Forum: Roger Hicks -- Author of The Rangefinder Book 06-08-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By Jake Mongey
Any idea on how it responds to Selenium toning?

Any idea on how it responds to Selenium toning?
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-08-2017
Replies: 46
Views: 1,540
Posted By Jake Mongey
Ive always like a motor drive for convenience...

Ive always like a motor drive for convenience when im doing a job, makes sense for the sort of shooting I do where although I do try and save film I would much rather take a bad shot then miss a...
Forum: Photography General Interest 06-07-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By Jake Mongey
Im glad this sort of thing is happening. My at my...

Im glad this sort of thing is happening. My at my old school it took my old teacher many years to set up film photography from donations at the school and his work was almost ruined when he was...
Forum: Business / Philosophy of Photography 06-06-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 968
Posted By Jake Mongey
Duffy is probably my favorite photographer, must...

Duffy is probably my favorite photographer, must have been a real character but i respect his ideals and the way he changed fashion at the time but the fact that he had this artistic crisis (probably...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-06-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jake Mongey
Roland, Im not a wide angle guy so 80, 150 and...

Roland,
Im not a wide angle guy so 80, 150 and 250 will be good for me (the mamiya 250mm sekor is my fav lens on the mamiya c33) so as long as I can get a good hassy lens for a good price I should be...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-06-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jake Mongey
I think when it comes to lenses I am mostly...

I think when it comes to lenses I am mostly influenced on price and while you say that the 180mm is better those prices simply are out of my reach. I definitely dont plan on using these for digital...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-06-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jake Mongey
ooh those straps sell for about 40 at the...

ooh those straps sell for about 40 at the cheapest, thats far more than im willing to spend on a strap. Is there any way of just getting the lugs and attaching my own strap to them like on the RB67?
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-06-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jake Mongey
Also what straps would you guys reccomend? Not a...

Also what straps would you guys reccomend? Not a big fan of thin leather straps I want something functional and comfortable as opposed to good looking.
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-06-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jake Mongey
I think judging by the lenses I use most on my...

I think judging by the lenses I use most on my c33 the 80 150 and 250 are right by me. Is the FLE relating to an optical formula special to that lens or is it a different iteration of the lens like...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-06-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jake Mongey
okay, now if only someone wil buy my scanner so I...

okay, now if only someone wil buy my scanner so I can afford it, i can always resell it if the quality is impacted :bang:
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-06-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jake Mongey
I have one 9v adapter which has a connector that...

I have one 9v adapter which has a connector that goies in one socket and a wire attached to the 9V which goes in the other. Regarding scratches would this be too far:...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 06-06-2017
Replies: 32
Views: 1,354
Posted By Jake Mongey
Just got a hassy, what lenses?

I am now the proud owner of a Hassy 500 EL from 1969 with a prism and a12 back which i managed to snag for about 225 out of my now depleted LF fund. Problem is lenses are expensive and theres 3...
Forum: 120 film RF Folders 06-06-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,918
Posted By Jake Mongey
Could it be the bellows? They could both happen...

Could it be the bellows? They could both happen to have a pinhole in them which reaches the film
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-06-2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3,427
Posted By Jake Mongey
I dont think the kit matters that much but with...

I dont think the kit matters that much but with the rollei digibase kit It provides the option to actually develop at room temp which ive found a huge advantage. But the tetenal kit is also good as...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-03-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Dude this thread is what we all needed but never...

Dude this thread is what we all needed but never knew we did, ive spent countless hours trying to research any of this and came out with maybe one piece of info 10 pages down an APUG post from the...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-02-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Im fine with the intitial investment in tanks etc...

Im fine with the intitial investment in tanks etc as it is well worth the convenience and the slightly cheaper cost per frame. Its more just finding the right film and all of the above things you...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-02-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
In terms of Raw film cost: A roll of FP4 in 120...

In terms of Raw film cost:

A roll of FP4 in 120 at my local film store with a student discount costs me 4.20
Shooting 12 frames on a 6x6 camera in turn costs me 35p a frame.

Looking at ebay...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-02-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
I mean how many shots can you get out of say 100...

I mean how many shots can you get out of say 100 or 150 ft? Would really appreciate not having to change film when im shooting london fashion week as carrying a RB67 is bad enough but changing film...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 06-02-2017
Replies: 900
Views: 71,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
Ive been really wanting to get some 70mm film for...

Ive been really wanting to get some 70mm film for use in my RB67 but have always struggled to find any information on any available stocks. The biggest problem when knowing some was still made was...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-30-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By Jake Mongey
I realised that my fixer was dead today while...

I realised that my fixer was dead today while developing 16 rolls of film I shot over the weekend, on the last four you could see some light tint where it hadnt cleared, I just got out my darkroom...
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 9,110
Posted By Jake Mongey
I have a fantastic teacher at college who talks...

I have a fantastic teacher at college who talks art all day and everyone finds annoying but I love hearing it. I might take an art history class sometime as I think it could be useful. But in the...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-29-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,361
Posted By Jake Mongey
Will do, Not much to read just a couple of images...

Will do, Not much to read just a couple of images really. They're not that special just an interesting concept.
Forum: Photography General Interest 05-29-2017
Replies: 212
Views: 9,110
Posted By Jake Mongey
I dont really care. You can take a good image,...

I dont really care. You can take a good image, you can take a bad image. You can shoot a series of images that you look at and think "these are just snapshots grouped together". Honestly most things...
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-29-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,361
Posted By Jake Mongey
Not yet, I'm polishing it up this week and submit...

Not yet, I'm polishing it up this week and submit next Thursday. Images will end up on my site after it's marked.
Forum: Technique: How To Shoot It 05-29-2017
Replies: 70
Views: 3,361
Posted By Jake Mongey
For my college final project I looked at the...

For my college final project I looked at the iphones effect on self identity and looked at cases of the selfie becoming the "self portrait" and for one of the shoots I shot a full studio setup on a...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 05-25-2017
Replies: 89
Views: 5,657
Posted By Jake Mongey
I did notice, he had a lot of threads and...

I did notice, he had a lot of threads and regularly got called out on these threads, the topic was useful for me too as ive been saving up for a 4x5 camera for a few months in order to stop relying...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Jake Mongey
Cant see how to make the adjustment needed to the...

Cant see how to make the adjustment needed to the arm and dont want to risk anything. I know when to stop so sending it off to my local repairman
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Jake Mongey
Just found some fungus on one of the RF prisms as...

Just found some fungus on one of the RF prisms as well as a lot of dirt. whats the best way to remove this?
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Jake Mongey
Thats annoying, I just got the top plate off. I...

Thats annoying, I just got the top plate off. I wrote down my settings although as i turned the screws the ASA display moved, I should be fine right as long as I didnt press the asa button and turn...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Jake Mongey
Got it all off however I cannot seem to get the...

Got it all off however I cannot seem to get the housing for the flash port off this where I could use someone who has done this before, it looks like it turns off but it is stuck down tight
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Jake Mongey
Could you confirm the orientation of the screws...

Could you confirm the orientation of the screws in relation to the hole because it feels like I have to inset the screwdriver at a slight angle in order to find a screwdriver or a hole
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Jake Mongey
Currently using the repair manual however I...

Currently using the repair manual however I cannot for the life of me find the screws in the shutter speed diall. I have removed one but cant find the other two
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By Jake Mongey
Exclamation Rolleicord V Shutter Trigger stuck

2nd repair post today and I am going to pretend the amount of repairs isnt making me want to cry:

I have just fixed a sticky shutter on my rolleicord V and upon reassembling the camera I am stuck at...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Jake Mongey
The screw is definitely not broken as it will...

The screw is definitely not broken as it will move the image both ways, it just hits a point where it will not adjust the image anymore as the screw will come out.

It is probably the RF arm or...
Forum: Repair / Camera Care 05-24-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By Jake Mongey
Canon 7 RF adjustment

Today I sat down to re align my canon 7 RF as it is both horizontall;y and vertically out and after adjusting the vertical alignment with the 135mm lens set at infinity I went to adjust the...
Forum: Large Format Film RF 05-23-2017
Replies: 119
Views: 7,172
Posted By Jake Mongey
I've literally just started working with 4x5 and...

I've literally just started working with 4x5 and am borrowing the college's 4x5 which they're pretty happy someone is using finally. It's a MPP micro technical which is a British made technical...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-22-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,600
Posted By Jake Mongey
I devved mine in ilford multi grade after...

I devved mine in ilford multi grade after contacting the maker and getting times and shot at an ISO of 6, I would go to ISO 3 as shadows were a tad thin on mine too.

However I shot 35mm and the...
Forum: SLRs - the unRF 05-21-2017
Replies: 54
Views: 5,170
Posted By Jake Mongey
I worked in a charity shop about a year back...

I worked in a charity shop about a year back doing their cameras and testing and making small adjustments if they were needed and eventually the shop got a new manager who despite apparently knowing...
Forum: Point-N-Shoot 35mm Cameras 05-17-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By Jake Mongey
Could it be dirt anywhere on the inside of the...

Could it be dirt anywhere on the inside of the camera? Im not familar with the T3 but if it has an rollers or anything that dirt could be on it and the intermittent pattern could be the dirt...
Forum: Rangefinder Photography Discussion 05-15-2017
Replies: 323
Views: 25,486
Posted By Jake Mongey
Canon 28mm 2.8 LTM - Always wanted one and when...

Canon 28mm 2.8 LTM - Always wanted one and when one came up at my local camera store I got a job at mcdonalds for a few months as the owner of the camera store let me pay a bit each month (its a...
Forum: W/NW Words no Words. 05-15-2017
Replies: 407
Views: 72,028
Posted By Jake Mongey
"everything is a means to an end"

OMD EM5 - I think at about 3200 ISO with the canon 50mm 0.95 wide open

always liked this shot
http://www.rangefinderforum.com/rffgallery/gallery/68928/med_U68928I1475629086.SEQ.0.jpg
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-15-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Jake Mongey
Now im not saying anything but if i did happen to...

Now im not saying anything but if i did happen to have a student card which didn't verify my age when ordering and has my picture and date of birth on it i would sometimes use it at corner shops. And...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-15-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Jake Mongey
No problem man, i actually looked at fps while...

No problem man, i actually looked at fps while initially looking but decided it couldnt be, look forward to find out if he knows anything but this probably is just a typo!

Maybe its a super rare...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-15-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Jake Mongey
Looked and it cant be. Its written as FP-5 and...

Looked and it cant be. Its written as FP-5 and the 5 is the same character used when talking about HP5
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 05-15-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Jake Mongey
Ilford Fp5?

So this is a weird one, ive been re reading my copy of Ansel Adams the Negative and throughout the book he mentions FP5. Obviously that cant be true as ilford has both FP4 and HP5 but they have not...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,150
Posted By Jake Mongey
Okay, I just wanted to check if my point still...

Okay, I just wanted to check if my point still held any validility. With 80s one stop under can be very very bad as It handles underexposure awfully
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,150
Posted By Jake Mongey
Okay, I understand that and I didnt inclide that....

Okay, I understand that and I didnt inclide that. However what I was saying is that the spectral sensitivity of the film didnt seem to effect the filter factor when I took the image using that...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,150
Posted By Jake Mongey
I mentioned I then applied the filter factor to...

I mentioned I then applied the filter factor to the reading afterwards
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-26-2017
Replies: 40
Views: 2,150
Posted By Jake Mongey
The spectral sensitivity of rollei retro 80s has...

The spectral sensitivity of rollei retro 80s has no effect on the filter factor of a yellow filter
when it is used in daylight. I have been shooting retro 80s for my 365 and the only filter it seems...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-24-2017
Replies: 29
Views: 1,741
Posted By Jake Mongey
These are great - I only had my digital images...

These are great - I only had my digital images survive from icelend but worked mostly in film. Lazy attitude and cutting corners on my end had them mostly degrade from poor fixing. Really love these...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-24-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By Jake Mongey
Okay, I was somewhat careful and did shade the...

Okay, I was somewhat careful and did shade the camera, however there is also a rather large dent at the left side where the door is secured but I think youre right and I should just shield the camera...
Forum: Canon Leica Screw Mount Film Rangefinders 04-23-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By Jake Mongey
Odd light leak on canon 7

I was shooting on my canon 7 using both 50mm and 135mm lenses and had some odd light leaks. The lighting was incredibly bright (exposures were f/16 1/1000s). Im confused as to the cause of these...
Forum: Analog DarkRoom / Printing 04-15-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 1,149
Posted By Jake Mongey
I almost pushed it this far in amsterdam but...

I almost pushed it this far in amsterdam but thought "That will have so much contrast it will give me a 2 bit colour image" it appears it would have been fine. I really like the second shot of the...
Forum: Bill Pierce - Leica M photog and author 04-13-2017
Replies: 28
Views: 2,239
Posted By Jake Mongey
Color is now the dominant format for the reason...

Color is now the dominant format for the reason that most non photographers I know will be confused as to why I wouldn't shoot color -I mean the camera shows us reality. However many photographers...
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-06-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,424
Posted By Jake Mongey
Really good shot, Loads of texture!

Really good shot, Loads of texture!
Forum: Critique / Salon / Picks / Most Views 04-06-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 2,424
Posted By Jake Mongey
Two more - been working on these a lot and have...

Two more - been working on these a lot and have over 50 files in the folder but have only selected 15 or so. Its a challenge selecting images that are good enough despite them all being taken for a...
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-06-2017
Replies: 31
Views: 3,818
Posted By Jake Mongey
+1 for Xrays comment. I found that developing in...

+1 for Xrays comment.

I found that developing in the times for rodinol 1+50 were under developing the neg and a strip test said its actually 24 min at 20 degrees
Forum: Film / Developing / Chemistry 04-02-2017
Replies: 24
Views: 1,219
Posted By Jake Mongey
The rodinol ive used is from the 90s - the stuff...

The rodinol ive used is from the 90s - the stuff barely seems to age so you should be good
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