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PostPosted: Wed Jun 06, 2012 14:24 pm 
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I've been buying the ilford 120 film for 99p a pop. Not sure if that's much cheaper but he has a certain amount left.

It's out of date, but I've had no issues with any prints.

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Be very careful about loaning original items...also, please keep an eye out for :
*Still missing* Because some folks are devoid of an ounce of honesty or integrity.
Women's Navy Great Coat
Green floor length 1930s evening dress with sleeves set on net.
Blue and white rayon dress with peplum
Black velvet halter necked dress with silver shot thread skirt (may still have Harrods label in it) I have photos of all of these items and I know where they are in Scunthorpe, but would appreciate a nod if they come up for sale. [/color]


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:D Yorkshire Wartime Experience .. the end of this month ...

Kate, anything will be good if you would be so kind please .. thanks

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Shall pop in tomorrow and let you know.

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Be very careful about loaning original items...also, please keep an eye out for :
*Still missing* Because some folks are devoid of an ounce of honesty or integrity.
Women's Navy Great Coat
Green floor length 1930s evening dress with sleeves set on net.
Blue and white rayon dress with peplum
Black velvet halter necked dress with silver shot thread skirt (may still have Harrods label in it) I have photos of all of these items and I know where they are in Scunthorpe, but would appreciate a nod if they come up for sale. [/color]


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Thanks :)

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Many thanks for your answer Allen!
I will buy some films and let them out date then! :wink:

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Scott .. no need to do that ... use the film as you buy it .. but you can buy out of date stuff on the web if you look. Film for the ' amateur ' is designed to have a long shelf life and so bears up well with time .. (professional stuff needs to be kept cool, stored in a fridge) .. you will I think be pleased with the results.

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taken by the Argus C3

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taken by the Ikon Ikonta

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also the Ikon Ikonta

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from the Rolleicord, taken by Rick van Nooij.

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and one from the practica, but that camera is to modern. But take great pic's.

Thats all for now, I have to look for more when I find a few I post them.

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Nice pics, love the second one.
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Be very careful about loaning original items...also, please keep an eye out for :
*Still missing* Because some folks are devoid of an ounce of honesty or integrity.
Women's Navy Great Coat
Green floor length 1930s evening dress with sleeves set on net.
Blue and white rayon dress with peplum
Black velvet halter necked dress with silver shot thread skirt (may still have Harrods label in it) I have photos of all of these items and I know where they are in Scunthorpe, but would appreciate a nod if they come up for sale. [/color]


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Ideally you'll want use a 100 ISO film as that was more or less the top speed film available at the time (Kodak Super-XX), but these days films have a lot less grain and are more lenient when it comes to exposure errors.

The best 1940s looking shots I got were with Lucky 200 Color (dirty cheap through Ebay) and scanning it as a black/white film (or Color film for that Agfa Colorfilm look) with a very cheap negative scanner. Be warned this film has loads of grain and spots in the emulsion etc... I absolutely hate the stuff :lol:

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Leica IIIc and 50mm f/2 Summar lens (1937)

Lucky 100 B/W film is a little more expensive, but tends to give rather vintage looking results too (mainly because it's very limited tonal range)
Efke/Adox film is manufactured according to a 1950s recipe that'll give you a distinct look, but it is relatively thin and might tear up in a Kodak 35



The lens on your Kodak 35 (I assume a 50mm f/4.5 Anastigmat) will also do a pretty good job on its own to give you a vintage looking picture. Personally I prefer the 51mm f/4.5 Anastigmat on the PH-324 for a bit more sharpness.


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Hmmm valid point there .. Im using period cameras but not period (speed anyway) film ..!! Oh well .. cant all be perfect all the time :) well thats my excuse anyway .. :wink:

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My neither (not all the time anyway)

I like films like Kodak BW400CN and Ilford XP2 way too much for that.

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Amen ... !!

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Concerning film shelf-life:

Unrefrigerated black/white film tends to hold up way better then color film when expired.
Cooling in the refrigerator will extend the shelf-life of film for a good while beyond it's expiration date.
Frozen films stays 'fresh' for a VERY long time (over a decade at least). Fogging by cosmic radiation will become an issue with more sensitive films ;)

Make sure films are packed air-tight before putting them in the freezer.
Don't unpack frozen/cooled films until they're adjusted to room temperature to prevent condensation.

Oh and don't freeze polaroid/fuji instant film packs ;)

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Interesting info re; actually freezing Rick ..we were advised in the RAF, think the Navy was the same, not to freeze the pro film .. (VPS and VPL we were using then) .. but there were fairly strict guidelines as to temperature variants ... and as you say it needed to acclimatise to room temp. before use ..

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Here's one with condensation damage after a freezing hour-long trip in the back of jimmy.
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4x5 Speed Graphic, Kodak BW400CN
(Curse you Kodak! For not manufacturing this in 120 format any more!!!)



And some gratuitous camera-porn:
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My pride and joy: Leica IIIc "K".

It was issued to the US Army of the Occupation on the 19th of August 1945 according to the ledgers. It is from the first batch of some 300 cameras to have a chrome finish again after the war-time shortages. It's also the last batch of "Coldproof" shutter IIIc cameras made.
It's not as sought after by collectors than the ones actually marked with a "K", but certainly quite rare.

Veronica Lake photo courtesy of John "One Shot" Bushemi.

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Many thanks for all the advice!
Am I right thinking Lucky 200 is that Chinese film brand?

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