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  1. DaveS replied to the thread A new high for photographic obsessives..

    Much respect Mick. I never got round to grinding my own mirrors, being chronicly cack-handed. You never know, I may have a go, though...

    Jul 19, 2018 at 7:50 PM
  2. DaveS liked MickLL's post in the thread A new high for photographic obsessives..

    I never ground lens elements but I did grind an 8inch mirror for a reflecting telescope that I made. It was a very laborious process and...

    Jul 19, 2018 at 7:44 PM
  3. DaveS replied to the thread Too hot.

    I'm seeing a weather warning for the London / south east for thunderstorms. On holiday in Dorset ATM.

    Jul 18, 2018 at 8:07 PM
  4. DaveS liked peterba's post in the thread New Tech, Old Tech.

    Oh, I don't know, Dave - I do quite a lot of long-exposure stuff with film (not astro), and I quite like reciprocity failure.:eek: It...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 8:54 PM
  5. DaveS replied to the thread New Tech, Old Tech.

    Where digital has completely killed film is in astrophotography. With getting on for 95% peak QE in scientific grade sensors and linear...

    Jul 16, 2018 at 7:37 PM