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    Re: Show off your camera!

    Here is my 8x10 I purchased from eddie a short time ago. Cleaned up, built a new bellows (that's a pita..!) and added a lens. A first for me in this format and I am a happy camper. Photo below...
  2. Re: I want to build an 8x10 for Glass plate wet process

    http://home.online.no/~gjon/jgcam.htm

    Good info on the above site..
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    Re: Show us your modifications!

    Crown Graphic Special
    Replaced black leather with faux red alligator
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    Burke & James 5x7
    Rebuilt with assorted exotic woods
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    Leica K9
    Added Red Dot to naked Kodak Funsaver...
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    Re: coffee developer

    Red wine works too...

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/thart2009/4163699392/in/set-72157622421397972/
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    Really, really old exposed Plus-X..

    A photo friend just received a Folmer & Schwing Autograflex that takes 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 sheet film. It is loaded with a film pack. She tells me the tabs sticking out of the film pack indicate Plus-X. ...
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    Re: Special order 5x7 film from Kodak

    First... you have a wonderful website and very fine work! Very inspiring to say the least. I would love to jump on this bandwagon, but the funds won't permit more than a box of 100 sheets. If you...
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    Re: How about some infrared images

    I think the really good film photographers keep good track of their development times, temperatures, work over and over again with the same film/developer combinations, etc. That discipline is my...
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    Re: Post Your Waterfalls

    Little Lyons Falls, Ohio
    LF Newbie, but learning from you all...
    Crown Grafic Special 4x5
    Efke IR820 infrared w/filter. About a 2 1/2 minute exposure @ f32.
    Rodinal 1-25
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    Finished my B&J 5x7 project today..

    I purchased a lens from B.S. Kumar on this site. Shipped from Japan on the 20th and arrived yesterday the 22nd! All the way to rural Ohio. Amazing. Anyway, with the lens in place and the ground...
  10. Re: Processing E-6 films into black-and-white negatives

    Some pretty good information on the subject here ---> http://photo.net/film-and-processing-forum/00T2Ce

    My personal results have been poor with E-6 in Rodinal.
  11. Re: Is there any technical advantage to using ...

    I don't know about that. I enjoy the fondling too!
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    Burke & James 5x7 revisited

    Picked up a 5x7 a couple of weeks ago and thought I would give it a cleaning. Got a little carried away and decided to rebuild. Using original hardware and bellows, but the rest is new. Soon, all...
  13. Re: Possible to use a Crown Graphic Bellows in a Wista 45?

    May want to try these guys... I haven't yet, but have been thinking about it.

    http://www.diycamerakit.com/
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    Re: 16x20 Camera, Round Dos

    There is some interesting info here: http://www.raymentkirbycameras.co.uk/index.html

    Also, I was working with some black formica for my darkroom table tops and it seems quite stiff. Would be...
  15. Re: I kind of chuckled the whole time I was doing this...

    To answer a couple of questions... That is red dyed lambskin embossed with an alligator pattern. Covering the door was the easy part... the leather was soft and had plenty of stretch/give to form...
  16. I kind of chuckled the whole time I was doing this...

    ... and my wife thought I should be doing yard work.
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    Re: DIY Filmholders

    impressive & inspiring..
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    Re: First LF Camera and Photos

    Nice! I really enjoyed looking at the copy your grandfather made quite long ago. Very nice work.
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    Nearing completion... I made some compromises. Partly due to my impatience, and also to allow for alternate usage of the space, in case my wife ever finds my hideout.
  20. Re: Building a view camera. Which wood you choose? ..

    I'm not a camera maker or woodworker (yet) but I copied the parts from a Bender and used a number of different woods. Most of which was scrap given to me by a friend. I used jatoba, ebony, sapele,...
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    Re: Images of mistakes - good or bad..

    37069Inadvertent double exposure. Crown Graphic. Near Tucson.
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    Re: Benders Abound.....

    Actuially, picked it up on ebay from a guy who just never assembled it..

    Thanks for the comment.. T.
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    Finished my Bender...

    Finished my Bender yesterday. I made this much more difficult than it had to be by making new parts from scraps my friend gave me. I am pleased with the result though. I am not a woodworker, but...
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    Louie- Some great ideas there. I especially like that film dryer..
  25. Thread: my new 4x5

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    Re: my new 4x5

    I just finished cutting/finishing a wood rail out of jatoba... hard, heavy and kind of a nice grain too. And a free scrap to boot.
  26. Thread: my new 4x5

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    Re: my new 4x5

    Yes, that is true. Picked this up from a guy who purchased long ago and never got around to the build..
  27. Thread: my new 4x5

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    my new 4x5

    some assembly required

    (Bender)
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    Just an update.. SLOWLY moving towards completion of my darkroom. My job seems to be getting in the way of construction and photography time. I am thankful for that though. Three recessed lights and...
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    Re: LITTMAN 45 SINGLE VI On EbaY 8,000

    I love the look of the 110a (and 110b) and considered a conversion to 4x5 instant film. Just no way for me to afford that, not to mention the cost of film. I very easily converted a 110a to accept...
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    Nice work! Hanging drywall is next for me. I have not done that before and am not too excited about it. Keep the photos coming.
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    Well, my initial thought was to go as easy, inexpensive and quick. I have never installed drywall and thought I would paint the block walls, panel the other two, and install a drop ceiling. ...
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    Darkroom under construction. The Saunders enlarger was free from a kind soul that saved it from the dumpster...! I had to drive from Ohio to Boston t pick it up, but I was happy to do that. Need...
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    Very inspirational stuff here! I stumbled upon a free Saunders LPL 4500II (in almost 'new' condition) and now I get to build my darkroom around it... T.
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    Re: film question?

    Ah.. I do have one empty film box (and changing bag). Thank you! And a visit to the Center for Photography is now on my list. :)
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    film question?

    As a newbie, I have a question... I am traveling to Tucson next week and hope to spend some time photographing. I only have two film holders and one Grafmatic back for my Graflex. Is there an...
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    dupe...so sorry! (newbie)

    (duplicate... sorry)
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    duplicate. please ignore

    newbie... duplicate again!! so sorry!
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    Re: 4x5 single sheet developing... best method?

    The Paterson Orbital looks like a great item to put on my wish list. The tubes also sound like a good method that I will try. Now to fabricate a baffle to allow daylight changing of chems?
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    4x5 single sheet developing... best method?

    Still a newbie in the larger formats. I want to experiment with different developers and wonder what might be the best method for developing single sheets (1 or 2) of 4x5 film... rather than...
  40. Thread: introduction

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    Re: introduction

    Welcome from another new member. I process (almost) all my own film, then scan from there..

    Just developed my first 4x5 negs... dam* they are big!
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