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    I agree, it is fun hunting for bargains. Iím also very fond of the developing process, especially when I open my developing tank and unwind the developed film.

    I usually either scan my negatives,...
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    I shoot mainly black and white and I use various...

    I shoot mainly black and white and I use various developers, depending on what sort of look Iím aiming for. If I want grainy or ďgritty@ looking photos, I use Tri-X and develop it in Rodinal. For...
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    Film Photography.

    Does anybody on here still shoot and develop their own film?
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    Wishing you a speedy recovery, Ian. Sent...

    Wishing you a speedy recovery, Ian.


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  5. Try using a jeweller's screwdriver. You need to...

    Try using a jeweller's screwdriver. You need to make the tip of the screwdriver blade "bite" into the springbar.
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    I still shoot film myself occasionally. My film...

    I still shoot film myself occasionally. My film of choice is Kodak Tri-X developed in either Rodinal or Ilford LC29.
    I have quite a few film cameras and I have often toyed with letting some go but...
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    Nothing special but itís fairly quick and excellent on fuel.
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    My only comment is that the speed limit on...

    My only comment is that the speed limit on motorways should be increased to 80 as the 70 limit was introduced when most cars had drum brakes and were running on cross ply tyres.
    On my speed...
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    This one was very reliable and just needed a drop...

    This one was very reliable and just needed a drop of oil from time to time.
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    Interesting thread. Iím thinking about just having reading glasses, when I eventually need them.

    My wife has just had varifocals, from a local independent optician, after struggling with the...
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    A very wearable vintage watch. Sent from my...

    A very wearable vintage watch.


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    I agree, we now have them in both our kitchen and...

    I agree, we now have them in both our kitchen and bathroom. They seem to last longer and they definitely consume a great deal less electricity.


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    I'm going to try some too. I have a lot of film...

    I'm going to try some too. I have a lot of film cameras but I think I'll try to capture some autumn shots with my Canon T90 and my chrome nose 35mm f2 which has a yellow cast due to the thorium...
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    I have been considering buying one to use with my...

    I have been considering buying one to use with my personal phone (Android), but my company phone (iPhone X) gets far more use and I'll probably go for the Apple watch 4. I'm currently using an...
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    I'd definitely go for something mirrorless. ...

    I'd definitely go for something mirrorless.

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    How much light do you lose through the mirror? I...

    How much light do you lose through the mirror? I remember they did an amateur EOS camera with a pellicle mirror back in 1989 and I believe they produced an old FL fit body back in the 1960s, called...
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    Journey back to film

    I have a number of these and they are excellent performers.


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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170907/24567cbf...

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    My 1966 Yashica Mat.


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    35mm is a very useful focal length, so I don't...

    35mm is a very useful focal length, so I don't blame you.


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    Nice to see someone else embracing film! I've...

    Nice to see someone else embracing film!
    I've just rediscovered my Canon FD gear and I'm really enjoying using it. In fact, I'm considering selling off my old Pentax M42 lenses (well, some of them)...
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    Digital camera - can anyone advise?

    I never realised that you could buy "bisexual" exposure meters!
    Anyway, that's a really good price and there's nothing wrong with selenium meters so long as they have been properly stored in a case,...
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    The Euro Master is accurate but it takes longer...

    The Euro Master is accurate but it takes longer to take a reading from it compared with my Sekonic. It's still a very nice toy though.


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    I use a Sekonic L-308B but I've also got an old...

    I use a Sekonic L-308B but I've also got an old Weston Euro-Master.
    I started using film again in 2012 and I'm fortunate enough to own a number of Agfa Rondinax developing tanks. During the winter...
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    For me, all text in white, tapered bracelet (down...

    For me, all text in white, tapered bracelet (down to 16mm) and an armoured plexiglass with tension ring. This would make the SB4 stunning timepiece!


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    This on my last day with my current...

    This on my last day with my current employer.https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170602/78c2325b4d12626deb528a69d68d12e6.jpg


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