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Re: The bit I hate most..

Posted: 15 Aug 2012, 15:55
by Walter Glover
Maris wrote:Darkness is nothing to fear. Years ago Kodak in Melbourne employed blind people in the film handling and packaging area. There was no danger of crashes or accidents unless a clumsy sighted person was given a pitch-black tour of the facility!

In my 20s I worked for a lab in Melbourne that employed a blind fellow for loading processing racks.

All good until some ridiculously cruel bastard played a practical "joke" on April Fool's Day by turning the light in. The loading room on.

As you'd expect the cruel bugger got the sack. Sadly, so did the blind geezer.

Re: The bit I hate most..

Posted: 22 Aug 2012, 15:38
by John Austin
Dear impetuous ones - Washing and drying your negs has to be a coldly efficient process and anyone who tries to look at wet or damp negs needs to learn discipline and to hang them up unlooked at and retreat as quietly as possible so as to not waft any dust from your clothes - Doing this naked does not help as skin sheds lots of dust anyway - If you enjoy hanging up negs when naked, go for it, but I don't want to know

Re: The bit I hate most..

Posted: 19 Dec 2012, 18:34
by Andrew Nichols
But what if your afraid of the dark !!!!

Re: The bit I hate most..

Posted: 19 Dec 2012, 21:45
by Ray Heath
smbooth wrote:I would still mess it up...

Missing the stop bath wouldn't matter Shane.

The worst possible thing to do is fixer before developer.