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    Re: 47mm on 4x5 camera

    I use the Schneider 47mmXL on a Sinar F2 and P2 quite often. I get great results.
    Bellows are a must, and I have to check that all standards are set to 'middle' positions before I shoot - and make...
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    Re: Star filter effect ?

    Thanks guys that explains everything and is quite obvious when pointed out.
    Tony
  3. Re: Looking at Microtek scanners, any advice?

    Buy one. I have the F1 - its great.
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    Re: Star filter effect ?

    f11 for the Bridge. Haven't got my Neg sheets on me for the Freeway. However I know the exposure was several minutes for the Freeway, so yes it could have been a small aperture - and the Star effect...
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    Re: Scanning software choice

    I use Silverfast Ai HDR and think its great and easy. Then again I have never used any other software. The beauty of HDR scanning is that there are almost no options to chose from and you get the...
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    Re: post your Architecture photographs!

    I must say this thread has some bloody good shots on it. They are all great!
    Here's my try:
    I have attached three shots, all shot in Brisbane, Australia - before it was flooded!
    The first shot is...
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    Star filter effect ?

    Guys,

    I have attached two photos, both display a Star filter effect. Yet no star filter was used. The first comment anyone makes about these shots is about the use of a Star filter.
    The freeway...
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    Re: scanning B&W 101

    Scan B&W in colour, not B&W. Then you can tone your prints.
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    Re: My new website!

    You need to be proud of this site
  10. Re: Recommendations for Scanning Vintage Photos

    I have just done a job with large prints from the 1960's that I'm restoring. I use a Microtek F1 scanner with Silverfast software. For negs I scan in HDR mode, but for reflective materials I don't...
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    Re: Another DSLR adapter plate - any good?

    Yes, I've thought of making my own. Looking at there's, they expand to a larger diameter right at the lens mount (instead of a short tube - if you know what I mean). Allows the use of wider lenses.
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    Re: Another DSLR adapter plate - any good?

    Sorry, Paul, but I am not talking about physically moving the camera, but moving the rear standard vertically and horizontally, in a 3X3 grid pattern, so the 24mmX36mm sensor covers most of the 4x5...
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    Another DSLR adapter plate - any good?

    I know this topic has been covered with cheap adapters, but does anyone know of a company called “Just Together”.

    They make adapters to mount a DSLR to a View Camera. They are not sliding, just...
  14. Re: What happens to JOBO CPP2 processor with only 1st upgrade motor?

    I am having two problems with my CPP2 that hopefully I can get answered in this thread instead of starting a whole new thread. I am running expert drums with at times about a 1 litre of fluid....
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    Re: Vuescan vs Silverfast vs Nikon Scan

    I use Silverfast Ai Studio and HDR and think its pretty good. Vuescan does not support my Microtek F1. I now scan everything in 64bit iSRD mode and bring the RAW scan into HDR for processing. In HDR...
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    Re: 4x5 chemistry quantities.

    I am confused on this issue, and I am just starting to process for the first time, using DDX. Firstly Joanna, Ilford do not state that 1 litre of DDX will process 10 X 135/36, but the figure is 16 X...
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    Re: post your Architecture photographs!

    http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=35057&stc=1&d=1262201490
    Brisbane freeway
    Toho 4x5 camera, Porta 160NC, Apo-Symmar-L 150mm, 90s @ f32
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    Re: Another G'day from Aussieland

    Steve,

    Hi from Sydney.

    Love your signature, "My goal in life, is to be as good a person as my dog already thinks I am."
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    Re: Latest best inkjet papers

    The ICC profiles supplied by the companies appear to do a very good job to me. What are everyone's opinions on using these profiles in comparison to having a custom profile done?
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    Re: Latest best inkjet papers

    I have just started printing as well, and am looking at the range of inkjet papers. I was just sold the Permjet Fine Art Fibre based gloss paper and was told I was really going to see a big...
  21. Re: Film Making and Processing Technology in the Future?

    Quote:
    "I think the biggest threat to traditional materials is this "environmentally friendly" movement. That's the real wild card. Incandescent bulbs - they kind that are used in darkroom enlarger...
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    Re: Processing negatives in Silverfast HDR

    Tyler,
    Thanks for your reply. No my problem is not how to use Negafix - that's easy. If I scan my neg in Ai in HDR mode (normal gamma setting of 2.2), then bring it into Silverfast HDR for Negafix...
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    Processing negatives in Silverfast HDR

    I am not incredibly proficient at Silverfast as yet, but this is my process. I mainly shoot negatives, Delta and Porta 160. I scan them in Silverfast Ai in HDR mode, and covert them to positives in...
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    Re: Portrait Film Recommendation Please

    Remember you will be shooting at a least F8, if not higher. The fastest modern lenses are around 5.6 and you will want to stop down at least one stop. Outdoors in average overcast conditions, on...
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    Re: Huge LF's get together in Sydney

    I want to thank everyone for coming. I was a bit nervous about it, but we ended up with 10 all up which I think is a pretty good attendance. It goes to show we can put on as good a show as those...
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    Re: Compact metal Field camera

    Don't forget the Toho FC45X. Metal, light, portable and sturdy. Takes a very wide range of lenses.
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    Re: Huge LF's get together in Sydney

    Since it has been a couple of weeks I need to remind all those Sydneysiders that our inaugural meet is on this Saturday. Please all come along and bring some gear.

    Large Formatters Meet – and...
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    Re: how old are we?

    I will let you all know my age when I turn sixty, in a year or two.
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    Re: Huge LF's get together in Sydney

    I’ve had a lot stronger response for Saturday 12 September for our Sydney LF’s meet than the 22nd of this month (particularly at APUG). So I am changing the date to the 12th and it won’t change.
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    Re: Huge LF's get together in Sydney

    There are a few very significant players in our LF community who cannot make Saturday August 22. So I am considering changing the date to Saturday 12 September kicking off at 1.00pm. Same location:...
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    Re: Huge LF's get together in Sydney

    Marc, If you leave at 3.00am then you will make it - no problems!
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    Re: Need help with C41

    I appreciate your replies but I am confused already, as others have asked similar threads on APUG. I am trying to follow Kodaks Z131 - specifically for rotary tube processes - one shot. It clearly...
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    Huge LF's get together in Sydney

    It’s about time all Large Format’s in Sydney got together. So I have taken the liberty to organising the meeting. I feel it is best for starters to have a central location, so it is at Ball’s Head...
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    Re: Hello from Sydney, Australia

    Robert T - thanks for your post. I, and others, will try and catch up with you when you are in - bound. The Opera Bar sounds great. Lets firm up on times when a little closer to your arrival on this...
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    Need help with C41

    I am having difficulty getting my head around the C41 process for home use, using Kodak Felxicolor chemicals. I use a Jobo CPP2 process with the 3010 tank – Porta 4x5. I am looking for one shot...
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    Re: Hello from Sydney, Australia

    I was thinking of the reserve. There is a car park and bar-b-cue area there. Inclement weather. No I have no plans for that - any ideas? Let me think about it!
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    Re: Hello from Sydney, Australia

    Robert Stow you initiated the meeting with Robert T so I hope I am not pushing into your organising, but I wouldn't mind meeting up with him in September as well if that is OK?

    Anyway I think this...
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    Re: Hello from Sydney, Australia

    Hi everyone - I've always thought it a great idea if all us LF Sydneysiders got together.

    If the impetus is when Robert Teague is out here then all the better - and for that matter anyone else...
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    Re: Any info. on Suter lenses

    Thanks for the replies guys. I will do research on the packard shutters. I had ruled a Sinar shutter because of the rear element size. But that might be a good option for me if it does work - thanks...
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    Re: Any info. on Suter lenses

    Eddie,

    Thanks for such a detailed reply - I was never expecting this avalanche of information. Looks like I might have a good petzval - we will find out. Thanks goamules as well.

    Does anyone...
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