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by Walter Glover
20 Sep 2020, 17:04
Forum: People
Topic: Connie
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Re: Connie

Aaaah, those ads in camera magazines back in the day: Voigtländer ....... because the lens is so good. My first proper camera when I was leaving school was a Mamiyaflex C2 with a Mamiya-Sekor 105mm 1:3.5 lens which was an absolute cracker and, I believe it was a Heliar design. The 'directing' is to ...
by Walter Glover
10 Sep 2020, 18:46
Forum: Places
Topic: Warehouse Wall and Door
Replies: 5
Views: 87

Re: Warehouse Wall and Door

"Actually when I took this photograph I was thinking of another image by a local photographer. It's called Crescent Cold Stores 72 8 and was posted here in "Things" on 13 Oct 2017. Light meets iron perfectly." Thank you Maris, very kind of you to say so. Even kinder of you to re...
by Walter Glover
09 Sep 2020, 21:28
Forum: Places
Topic: Warehouse Wall and Door
Replies: 5
Views: 87

Re: Warehouse Wall and Door

Music to my eyes, Maris ....... but you probably guessed that already. Brings back warm fuzzy memories of the prophetic (you guessed it) Grant Mudford with a healthy dash of Lewis Baltz. What really drives this home for me is the counterpoint to the disciplined vertical regimen of the façade of the ...
by Walter Glover
01 Sep 2020, 18:04
Forum: The Camera
Topic: Tales of a mis-spent retirement?
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Tales of a mis-spent retirement?

Barry,

As you'd guess, I can well and truly vouch for your design and fabrication skills as witnessed in the Toyo lens panels included in the bundle we traded some years ago.

I wish you every success and mountainous rewards.
by Walter Glover
30 Aug 2020, 22:15
Forum: The Camera
Topic: Tales of a mis-spent retirement?
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Tales of a mis-spent retirement?

Nicely done Barry,
It looks to be a sinar panel?? How wide ar the bellows? Wide enough to avoid bellows flare, I hope.
by Walter Glover
30 Aug 2020, 22:04
Forum: Things
Topic: Battered Iron Fence, Blackall
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Battered Iron Fence, Blackall

But the self same unfortunat fence gave freely of itself to the eye of the beholder who saw its beauty.
by Walter Glover
18 Aug 2020, 07:06
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB Durst 138 Enlarger
Replies: 4
Views: 1363

Re: WTB Durst 138 Enlarger

Looks like a potential match made in heaven.
by Walter Glover
18 Aug 2020, 07:04
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Durst 138 enlargers for sale.
Replies: 5
Views: 164

Re: Durst 138 enlargers for sale.

Mouth-wateringly appealing Mark. But alas. Good luck, there are bound to be folk for whom a Durst 138 would be a perfect fit. Maybe just need to educate the youngies of the advantages.
by Walter Glover
18 Aug 2020, 06:57
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: Observations on staying home.
Replies: 3
Views: 313

Re: Observations on staying home.

There's a whole school of thought that sings the praises of the wealth of potential in your own backyard, Warmtone, but for an inveterate neo-topographical devotee like me the itch to roam is mighty powerful. Mind you, lockdown or no lockdown, getting out and about now necessitates at least one acco...
by Walter Glover
17 Aug 2020, 23:37
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: Missing In Action
Replies: 8
Views: 909

Re: Missing In Action

Thanks,

Once te lockdown eases I'll be sending some sheets of 4x5 FP4+ off to Speers Point for processing and I'll get my scanner into action and there'll be some new work appearing.

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