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    Re: Nikon Nikkor AM 210mm f/5.6 ED -Experiences?

    Hello rayograph,
    Planing to add a macro lens, but my primary concern is the distance from the lens to the subject, then what Ken mentioned in post#6.
    Still could not decide between 180mm and 210mm,...
  2. Re: What high-quality 90mm lens for Intrepid 4x5 and Chamonix 45H-1?

    Hello tom,
    Welcome to the forum.
    Have used two(2) 90mm lenses.
    One is an older version of Sinaron W, AKA Grandagon N 90/4.5, the other is also sinar lens but much recent and has f/6.8 aperture....
  3. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Hello everybody.
    .

    Hello Pere,
    I really enjoy your comments, read it thoroughly.
    It's honest and related to the practice mainly.
    Thanks so much.
    But, it's not realistic to assume that every...
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    Re: Center Filter for 47mm XL

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    Hello Bob,
    Manufacturer notes are not meant to be followed literally. Specially if it was abstracted piece of Information.
    The lens is an extreme wide angle for 4X5 format.
    I do not...
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    Re: Two Lens Set for 4x5 Field Camera - Choices

    Hello EdC,
    Welcome to photography.
    It looks to me that you are about artistic photography, not after a job or business to fulfill.
    So, why you do not consider Grandagon N 90/4.5 or any equivalent?...
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    Re: Some help with my very first darkroom?

    Hello Humbersetfoto,
    Welcome to the forum.
    I do not feel good for you and others to upload a photo of my darkroom 12" Sinar exhaust kitchen fan:cool:.
    It's 20" by 24" protruding inside the...
  7. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Bob knows I did, and he knows I will attentively listen to the sound of experience.
    Thanks so much for your advice.
    But, please try to make photos in post#23 says the opposite.
  8. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Hello Pere,
    Thanks so much for your post.
    All variables/factors you have mentioned plus those you forget to mention(if any), are considered. Thanks.
    Most of them are required initially for making...
  9. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    LOL:D. Your comments are always welcome, except few words!!!
    But, why do you think in an unshakable way, that the manufacturers are the absolute references for the tasks they are NOT usually do. ...
  10. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Hello Taj,
    I'm really sorry if that is true.
    Did not know that honestly.
    All readers of this forum(not only this thread), please consider not all members are natively English speakers.
    Thanks so...
  11. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Hello Pere,
    Honestly did not read your post completely, will reply later.
    For now hope you can see the photos.
    Then, Rodagon WA 120mm suffers unsharpness in the peripheries, clearly at all...
  12. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Hello Mr. Ready Answers in every subject:)
    I think I replied to you in post# 23.
    Thanks so much for your comments.
  13. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Hello Luis,
    Thanks so sharing information about your usual practice. It's valuable, thanks.
    But, the thread now is settled(and since started) around the query of:
    1. Can Rodagon 105mm cover 4X5 at...
  14. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Hello Bob,
    Why you do not talk to me:)?
    Please leave the results to the readers judgements.
    Then, What sort of factory and job can be done to a new sample ad Rodagon WA 120/5.6 made 1998, and has...
  15. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    My apologies all readers, I'm always late. And, can not reply whenever a passerby left "A" comment not related to the subject. Some of them left "A" comment out of only 73(upto this date off course),...
  16. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Hello ic-racer,
    Thanks for your post.
    Most claims in this thread has been created based on wrong understanding or wrong assumptions.
    Did not claim that Rodagon 105/5.6 is better than Rodagon WA...
  17. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Hello Pere,
    Thanks for sharing your experience.
    Half of the pre assumptions in this thread, are derived from manufacturers and retailers.
    Half of that, unfortunately, convert to believes.
    I think...
  18. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Hello Bob,
    My observations so far shows that f/16 on the Rodagon 105/5.6 at 6X enlargement, has much better sharpness and fall off zone, at the edges and corners, than f/11, without sacrificing...
  19. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Thanks so much Dan.
    That is exactly what I have found testing at f/16, which contradicts with my information through other photographers.
    I remember, a year ago, came across another used Rodagon WA...
  20. Re: Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Hello Bob,
    I trust your opinion.
    Thank you so much Sir.
    The diffraction at f/16 can bring the performance of lenses, to equal level. This is what I understood from your post.
    Will repeat testing...
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    Re: Rodagon-WA 120mm

    Sorry for bringing this thread up.
    Hello Bob,
    As far as I know, there are two(2) versions of Rodagon WA 120/5.6.
    One appears from time to time in the auction site, aperture scale ends at f/32....
  22. Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?

    Rodagon 105/5.6, Perfectly Covers 4X5 at 6.7X, with high performance. Is It True?
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    Hello everybody.
    Recently acquired an old version of Rodagon 105/5.6, used, inexpensive $60 only, but in...
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    Re: Outage 2 recovery

    Hello Jac,
    Thanks so much for reviving the subject.
    Please let me iterate my invitation to the owner/admins/mods and all members.
    My apologies being persistent, but discussion will not hurt...
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    Re: Outage 2 recovery

    +999

    +1000
    Both wrote it better than my way in writing in English.
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    +1001
    This is what I'm thinking about.
    Thanks Peter.
    I'm thinking also to open a special thread for this purpose. But,...
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    Re: Outage recovery

    Solved,
    Thanks so much.
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    Re: Outage recovery

    Hello Tom,
    Thanks for the backup.
    Still could not open the main page of the forum on my iPad.
    There is one post only(the last) has been deleted.
    Writing from my iPhone.
    Thanks for the assistance.
  27. Re: What Kind of Sinar Monorail camera do I have???

    Hello cskinner,
    Welcome to the forum.
    It's F type, old model.
    Not F1, not F2, and not Alpina of course.
    I think its F model.
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    Re: 8x10 - a comedy of errors

    Hello Willie,
    Thanks too much for presenting this great example of photographer.
    Mr. Ben, is documenting the details behind photography, not his own photography only. Extra efforts by Ben....
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    Re: Film Developer and a confused old fool.

    Hello DCphotos,
    Welcome to the forum.
    I think Rodinal is the logic alternative of HC-110.
    Both are versatile, but it's not the most important character of a developer.
    I used to use HC-110 for...
  30. Re: The Nicaraguans: Twenty Years Between Portraits

    Congratulation Robert.
    Wish you all the success.
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    Re: Carvey CNC Available

    Thanks Peter for your generosity.
    I do not need "something machined", but appreciate putting your offer here.
    Thanks.
  32. Re: Please help with stuck aperture on Seiko SLV shutter

    Hello Paul,
    Welcome to the forum.
    I'm really sorry could not help in this.
    But, it could be the screw was holding a wider ring that extends(out) beneath the level of the screw head.
    The pin maybe...
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    Re: Light box and potential issues.

    Hello Les,
    Please review this short thread: http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?136792-Recommendation-on-lightbox-for-viewing-transparencies&p=1379660#post1379660
    Mine is...
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    Re: Strange pink spots/blotches on LF film

    Thanks Dhuiting for the update.
    May you mention the wrong volumes of solutions with the corresponding drum/tanks, for others to be aware?
    It could be much useful.
    Thanks.
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    Re: Print sharing (exchange) activities?

    Hello Kumar,
    Appreciate the early post, thanks so much.
    Search feature in the forum is not that good, but found Jim in the members list.
    Thanks so much.
    .

    Hello Chuck Pere,
    Thanks so much for...
  36. Re: Kodak 4X5 B&W to be packaged in 10 sheet boxes (only)?

    Hello Sal,
    Can you accept my apologies on behalf of Michael:D? Thanks so much.
    Still remembering that you mentioned TMY2 is fogging faster than other films even if kept in a favorable conditions!...
  37. Re: Kodak 4X5 B&W to be packaged in 10 sheet boxes (only)?

    Hello Michael,
    Not emotional or hypothetical, at all. All that justifications mentioned(with full respect to you) are just weak justifications to take Kodak down the hill more and more.
    What you...
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    Re: Is f11 max practical in the field?

    Hello Vaughn,
    I think the OP means the the lens speed, not the actual "f/stop" at which he/she photograph.
    My apologies if I misunderstood your post, or the OP.
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    Print sharing (exchange) activities?

    Print sharing(exchange) activities?
    Hello all,
    Hello moderators,
    I remember years ago in this forum(LFPF), there was a similar activity.
    Could not find it now.
    Can this activity be revived...
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    Re: First Tripod, Loupe, Darkcloth, Meter

    Hello again v.kapoor,
    While the price is encouraging, I do not like tripods with short post above the spider!
    Yes, your camera is a foldable field one, but still it's metal.
    I avoid any tripod...
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