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  1. Thread: v900?

    by Huib
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    Re: v900?

    wasn't that what happened with the 4990 --> V700 model :eek: :)
  2. Thread: v900?

    by Huib
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    Re: v900?

    I hardly expect that epson will introduce a real successor to the V700/V750, the market has become too small to warrent any substantial R&D on improving the current scanners. Probably we have to get...
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    Re: Talk to me about Linux...

    Hi,

    Some tid-bits to add:

    - afaik no screen calibration solution supporting linux is available.
    - Gimp in linux is only 8-bit, limited colormanagement (if)
    - Linux drivers for your printer?...
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    Re: Storage for LG image files?

    Chris,

    As others already wrote: raid only protects to some levels of harddisk failure without the system/fileserver going down. It does not protect you against errors in OS or application software...
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    Re: Trying to choose a printer

    I'm also very pleased about/with the Canon 5100. Here in the Netherlands fairly cheap, price dropped gradually last few weeks to : 1400 euro's. Not as small as an Epson 3800 though...

    I have the...
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    Re: Color Munki - more like king kong

    Hi,

    Beside photo-i.co.uk there is also a (p)review at: http://www.northlight-images.co.uk/reviews/profiling/colormunki.html
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    Re: Availability of ink in the long run...

    Lenny,

    :-) thanks for the feedback. I'm just a private user :-) no heavy use here. But I understand your out-cry for proper mechanical engineering. The rolands, are, eh, somewhat big. (yes you can...
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    Re: Availability of ink in the long run...

    Hi,

    Good to hear..euh...read :-)

    Is that only Epson doing well here or Canon/HP also? (probably going myself for a Canon ipf6100)

    Huib
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    Availability of ink in the long run...

    Hi Forum,

    Returning to (largeformat)photography after 2, 3 years of not taking up the camera. Due to change in life(style) I decided not to rebuild the darkroom but to go digital for...
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    Re: Identifying the mysterious Cambo on my tripod

    Hi,

    it's a SC-II

    used to be on the www.cambo.com website

    huib
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    Re: Super-Symmar XL 80mm haze on glass??

    Howdie,

    Friends bought a new 80mm XL sometime ago. It also developed this problem. Schneider 'repaired' it, meaning: same shutter, new cells.

    $400 price jump sounds almost like.......

    Huib...
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    Re: Linhof Rangefinder Field vs Linhof Technikardan

    Greg,

    Yes, the technikardan is not as rugged as the technika
    Yes, (un)folding a technikardan is not as easy as unfolding the technika
    Yes, it is less stable than a monoreal or technika in windy...
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    Re: 4x5 Beginner camera

    Ken,

    My strategy was to buy a 2nd hand, cheap, simple, mainstream monorail camera. Before spending a lot of money it seemed wise to me to gain some experience with a camera that could be sold off...
  14. Thread: roll call

    by Huib
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    roll call

    since 1963: Echt, a small town near Maastricht in the south of the Netherlands.
  15. Thread: Saturated Colors

    by Huib
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    Saturated Colors

    Guy,

    4. photoshop

    huib
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    Bosscreen and others recomendation

    Regarding Stabilux:

    I believe they went bankrupt a year ago. But shortly after they continued as Stabitech. As such their domainname changed too: www.stabitech.nl

    Huib Smeets

    Netherlands
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    New Schneider Fine Art Lenses

    Schneider fine art XXL
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    Flourescent-light 'glow' a problem?

    Hi,

    In my darkroom tubeslight do not glow when switched off. I once noticed that tubeslight can glow if you have them wired incorrectly to the switch operating them. If you have installed the...
  19. Thread: inca 4x5 camera

    by Huib
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    inca 4x5 camera

    Francois,

    Inka was a Dutch camera manufacturer (like Cambo). They must be out of the photography business now at least a decade.

    Apparently they where compatible to Sinar accesoirces.

    My...
  20. Linhof technikardan 4x5s Serial number question.

    Ric,

    Serialnumbers: No clue, maybe contact Linhof themself? (www.linhof.de)

    Probably the secondhand value will not be much dependent on how old the camera is, the condition of the camera (and...
  21. So what are the Ansel Adams lenses(for 8x10 anyway?)

    Hey John,

    To find out what he used: just check all references to lenses in books like 'The Print', 'The Negative' and the very annecdotical 'Examples, the making of 40 photographs'.

    Much of his...
  22. So what are the Ansel Adams lenses(for 8x10 anyway?)

    John,

    Are you asking this from a photographic, historic or personal interest point of view?

    As John Cook already pointed out: from a photographic pov it is not very usefull. To add a bit to...
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    Bosscreen contact info

    Life after death....

    I just received an email from a friend who networked a little and found that Stabilix has made a new start under the name of Stabitech. They already have a website online...
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    Bosscreen contact info

    Hi,

    I just checked the dutch chamber of commerce website because the register can be consulted online. (www.kvk.nl)

    Yes, according the register, Stabilix has filed for bankrupcy and is no...
  25. Thread: AGFA news

    by Huib
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    AGFA news

    John,

    Agfa was never Dutch, Agfa-Gevaert was Belgian from day 1. Film/Paper plant is currently located in Germany, Leverkusen (near Cologne). Historians on this list probably can detail much more...
  26. Schneider Apo-Symmar 120 mm lens-lens board mounting problem

    Remove the screw, it's not needed.

    Sometimes the ring can't be fastened enough to prevent the lens/shutter from turning when you touch the shutter to set speed,diafragma or cocking it. A few...
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    Who, where, and what ????

    Hi,

    I'm Huib

    Netherlands

    Anything worth to spend a readyload on..

    www.huibsmeets.com
  28. contraction processing (n-1, n-2) in a Jobo ATL 2000

    Matthew,

    An ATL is (re)programmable.

    Contraction and expansion can be done by developing shorter and longer, just define three programs into the atl a n-1, n and n+1 program. All three programs...
  29. Feedback wanted on an autocad (R14) 8x10" box camera construction

    Hi,

    Contact your fellow countryman Jon Grepstad (http://home.online.no/~gjon), he's wellknown for his DIY 4x5" viewcamera. Otherwise subscribe to the 'camera-makers' maillinglist for like minded...
  30. Sharing of ideas for backpacking with large format stuff

    Tachi,
    I would put the camera at the bottom, not at the top.
    http://www.huibsmeets.com/backpack.jpg
    Not all that fits the backpack is shown. Tripod is not attached to the backback but is...
  31. Epson Ultrachrome Technology for "Printing" Negatives

    dithering is the technique used by printers to approximate color and density of a 'pixel'. A printerhead can only print a fixed number of colors and drops of fixed size. It cannot alter the basic...
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    Our favorite monographs and why

    I especially like David Plowdon's 'Imprints', why? who cares :-) :-) I just like it.
  33. Ansel Adams, Christopher James and Making Photographs

    Rory,

    from the technical point of view I simply expose my negatives after taking 1 incident light reading. No spotmetering to determn contrast etc, no push or pull development as I just rely on VC...
  34. How many years have you being doing LF photography?

    Almost three years ago. I had bought a mediumformat camera a few month before and while searching for an enlarger I stumbled over a L1200 durst....which is....capable of 4x5".......
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    Classic 200 and 400 Sheet Film in Europe

    The brandname 'Classic' is used by FotoImpex/J&C mostly on repackaged Forte products. It's only available thru them.

    Forte brews it's own emulsions (paper/film) and coats them to a substrate.
    ...
  36. Importance of lensboard size on tilts and swings with W.A. lenses

    Jean-Lious,

    at such short focal length one often has to use recessed lensboards anyway and than the large lensboard is less of a problem.

    Huib
  37. Anybody else getting heartburn with the new 'Carbon Print' ?

    Clay,

    Yes, carbonprint is ill choosen for what is a plain inkjet print.

    I'm not shocked by the fact that yet another name is introduced for inkjet (more will follow for shure), it is who does....
  38. Thread: Jobo ATL 2000

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    Jobo ATL 2000

    Tim,

    I *lucky bastard* own one, bought it three years ago for approx USD 1000. On the German Ebay site one was sold for less a few weeks ago.

    With the appropriate drum it is a dream machine:...
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    Canham 6x17: How to reset the counter?

    Paul,

    Why don't you give Keith Canham a call? he for shure could give an authorative answer.
  40. Thread: Jobo

    by Huib
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    Jobo

    Don,

    When you look inside the jobo paper drums you will notice the ribs, in fiber paper they tend to make dents in the paper. My experience is, but YMMV, that these dents dissapear after washing...
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