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  1. PeteRob replied to the thread 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF compared to 35-70mm f/2.8 on a D7000.

    Looking it up the 35-70 dates from the 90's. Even if it was good then, lens designs have moved on a lot. There is also no reason to...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 10:11 PM
  2. PeteRob replied to the thread Enlarger Troubles.

    I haven't printed for years but, for mono anyway, watching the image appear is "the magic" that makes the effort all worth while. I...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 11:48 AM
  3. PeteRob replied to the thread Enlarger Troubles.

    What aperture are you using? What paper are you using? What developing conditions are you using? - enlarger lenses have variable...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 7:45 AM
  4. PeteRob replied to the thread "0ld" 24-70 or new 24-120 ?.

    In the practical side: How often do you swap lenses because 70 mm is too short? And if you do, are you using the short end of the...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 7:37 AM
  5. PeteRob replied to the thread Looking to upgrade.

    If reach is important stay with the crop sensor.

    Nov 19, 2017 at 9:47 PM
  6. PeteRob replied to the thread Microfibre cloth on camera lens, help please!.

    No it won't hurt. Lenses don't need cleaning very often as long as you keep your sticky fingers off of them. A soft brush to remove...

    Nov 19, 2017 at 5:31 PM
  7. PeteRob replied to the thread Lens Scratch, Should I be Worried?.

    It is a 40+ year old camera! You have to expect some wear and tear. I am sure they would tell you if it wasn't worth refurbishing!...

    Nov 19, 2017 at 2:22 PM
  8. PeteRob replied to the thread Tamron 17-50 Hunting Issues.

    Sounds like it wasn't repaired very well, I'd discuss with the repair shop.

    Nov 19, 2017 at 1:53 PM
  9. PeteRob replied to the thread Lens Scratch, Should I be Worried?.

    Newton Ellis would have told you if there was a problem. You can get 35 mm film in Boots though mail order is probably cheaper

    Nov 19, 2017 at 1:50 PM
  10. PeteRob replied to the thread The magazine.

    Sorry, I usually make a rule not to mention content until Tuesday when it hits the shops. A pun, ah ! Very obscure.

    Nov 19, 2017 at 1:44 PM
  11. PeteRob replied to the thread Looking to upgrade.

    The standard response is to say: define the "limited" bit and then see what the camera line up offers that fills the gap. They are...

    Nov 19, 2017 at 12:51 PM
  12. PeteRob replied to the thread The magazine.

    and the relevance to Zeiss lenses is ?

    Nov 19, 2017 at 12:31 PM
  13. PeteRob replied to the thread Some people posting on Quora ....

    Probably means at what distance. I think it is a bridge camera and the answer probably lies in the atmospheric conditions. PS I just...

    Nov 19, 2017 at 9:36 AM
  14. PeteRob replied to the thread The magazine.

    Because I chose not to. I can speed read but I'd rather take my time. Letter of the week is totally incomprehensible. If there is an...

    Nov 19, 2017 at 8:15 AM
  15. PeteRob replied to the thread Lens Scratch, Should I be Worried?.

    A mark/scratch on the front of the lens is unlikely to affect pictures although cosmetically they are undesireable. Shooting into the...

    Nov 19, 2017 at 8:01 AM