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    Info about Plaubel Universal II 5x7

    You will not find parts or accessories for this camera. > It is a good camera but dealers will not touch them due to a scarcity of parts. The lens board is 6x6" sheet metal with raised pivits; not ...
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    Photo Labs in San Diego area

    Call "Crome" Denis should know the answer to your question
  3. Opinions Needed: Schnider Symar S or Gold Dot Dagor ?

    Thanks Neil. I will test the Caltar anyway- very interesting that one in the series should fall by the wayside. > The Dagor that I have available to me is not multi coated. It was not a concern...
  4. Opinions Needed: Schnider Symar S or Gold Dot Dagor ?

    First of all a question that can be answered objectively. I am told that all Ca ltar lenses are made by Rodenstock, therefore are Rodenstock quality. I have an old 375mm Caltar that I have not ...
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    240 lens for 8x10 neg enlargements??

    I have an 8x10 enlarger that is optimized with a 240mm lens. While there are a f ew 240mm lenses available, the Nikkor 240mm 5.6 is priced far and above the rest . This lens retails at 2000.00!! ...
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    Testing Barrel Lenses

    I am the guy who is wanting to do macro work with 8x10 format, one to one, or ev en 3 to 1. I wanted to do a test using an enlarging lens on my camera ( Schnied er 150mm APO HM). In addition to the...
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    Enlarging lens for close Ups ???

    Thank you to all who have respond to my original question; using an enlarging lens for Marco work. The tread has now changed to testing enlarging lenses. That's ok- the learning curve never ends....
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    Enlarging lens for close Ups ???

    I want to shoot close ups of flowers with my 8x10 camera. I have a 300mm lens a nd currently my bellows ext. is 40 " and I am still not filling the frame with m y subject. Obviously I could get a...
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    ELWOOD ENLARGER

    photomall.com go there for elwood. With all due respect Dick... Did you know that L&R in nyc is out of the darkroom?!?. The large format "stomping grounds" not only stopped selling darkroom...
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    Book on Environmental Portrait Technique

    Just for images: check out Albert Watsons books. The square pics are 2/14 but the rectangles are 4x5 RW
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    Filter behind the lens

    I have taped filters for many years-I use four peices of tape foled into a circle- works great-
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    Bleaching Pyro negs- need advice

    Some time ago I saw a post about this subject and could not find it in the archi ves. When I first started tray developing 8x10 negs in PMK Pyro, I was having so me problems with the negs sticking...
  13. Plaubel Supra 4x5" & Linhof Symmar 150/5.6 convertible.

    I have a Plaubel Peco Universal ll, which is a alumumin mono rail system which can go from 4x5 to 8x10. I use it as an 8x10. I do not know if the "Supra" falls into this category, but you should...
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    Value of"Epheron (sp?) Ionized Dust Blower

    I saw this gadgit at a camera store used. It takes 60 PSI air in the back and p uts an ionized charge which comes out a hose with a plastic nozzle. The dealer is not sure what it is worth (wants...
  15. processing Polaroid Type 55 negatives in real chemistry?

    Type 55 is beautiful film- do not let anyone tell you different. I assume that you have called Polaroid. If you have not-they have a 800 # and are very willing to help- they even have a magazine...
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    where to have shutter fixed

    Ditto: Steve Grimes. He is in New England. You can get his number from any copy of View Camera magazine.
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    How to repair bellows?

    There is a great place in Florida. I do not have the number on me so you will have to get a copy of Shutterbug. Yhey advertise in the back under "services". The name of the place (or at least...
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    Voightlander Heliar -Whats all the Fuss??

    I asked a lens guru friend of mine about getting a "character Lens" to shoot edi torial type portraits. He mentioned a Voightlander Heliar (uncoated). He said it was a sharp lens but they used it...
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    Enlarger F-stop timer

    I visited the UK web site. They have the product that you are looking for and they do make it in 120 volt for "North American" users. I have a question. Why would a f stop timer be of any...
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    besseler 45 mx

    I have a Bessler 4x5 ( I think it was called MCRX) that I have had for over 20 years. The motor works as good as new and any accessories that I need are readily available. I am not an expert on...
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    Compensating enlarging timers ? Who knows?

    Greetings. Iam new to this forum and I am impressed with who is out there. We large format shooters are an endanrered speices. Keep up the good work ! Your replies have confirmed what I thought...
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    Compensating enlarging timers ? Who knows?

    I am setting up a new darkroom to accomadate 8x10 negative printing. I have an 8 x10 aristo cold light head and no timer. I am considering buying a compensating timer such as the MetroLux ll or the...
  23. Is anyone familiar with the B&J 8X10 Commercial Field Camera

    I am not an expert on B&J cameras> there are many people who are (MidWest Photo, Lens & Repro) but my father in law had one and it was a flat bed like a Deardorf. Nice camera. I am replying...
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