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    Re: suggestions for 16x20 film holder bag

    Thanks everybody for your help. For now I found a cardboard box that just fits 5 film holders, so I will use that until I can find a bag or case that I like. In the meantime:

    Steve, I did e-mail...
  2. Re: anybody recognize this place (probably California)?

    Thanks again for everybody's suggestions.

    My sister and I have discussed our parents' trip, and we now feel that our parents went up Highway 97 from Yosemite to Salem, Oregon. So I was wrong...
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    suggestions for 16x20 film holder bag

    Hi all and Happy New Year,

    I am having Richard Ritter make me some additional 16x20 film holders and need a bag/case for the film holders. I really like the Ebony 16x20 film holder bag, but they...
  4. Re: anybody recognize this place (probably California)?

    Thanks everyone for your help, especially Jim Graves.

    My parents took a circuitous route from south Louisiana (where my parents got married and were living) up through Colorado (my Dad...
  5. Re: anybody recognize this place (probably California)?

    Thanks for your suggestions. These 2 photos show water, either a lake or large river. The other 5 or 6 photos do not clearly show water, but the snow capped mountains look similar.

    Not sure if...
  6. anybody recognize this place (probably California)?

    Hi all,

    I found some photos that my Dad shot in the early 1960s. Most had comments on the slide sleeve, but a few did not. My family and I managed to figure out where most of these places were,...
  7. Re: Can anyone please identify what caused this scratch on my negative?

    Hi Andy,

    Thanks for responding.

    The scratch looks clean. I talked with the film lab, and they were reasonably certain that the film was scratched before processing. The developer even made a...
  8. Can anyone please identify what caused this scratch on my negative?

    Hi all,

    I recently got some film back from the photo lab with 1 negative having a strange scratch on it. The scratch is on the base (not emulsion) side of the film and runs from near the center...
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    Re: 75mm lens for 5x7?

    Hi Ramiro,

    I used the Nikon NIKON-SW 75mm f4.5 @ f22 when shooting 5x7 and got some vignetting *when using movements*. If you do not use movements, or possibly stop down beyond f22, then this...
  10. Re: 5x7 Ektar 100: Special order through Canham cameras

    I have a couple of boxes of Fuji VELVIA 100 and PROVIA 100F and (I think) 1 box of Kodak PORTRA 160. According to JAPAN EXPOSURES...
  11. Re: LOOKING FOR AN EAST COST LAB THAT CAN DEVELOP 20 x 24 COLOUR NEGATIVE FILM

    You might try this lab (I plan to when I get around to shooting some 16x20 color negs):

    http://www.lti-lightside.com/?page_id=39

    Hope this helps.

    Daniel
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    Re: Fuji Color Film for the 4x5

    Hi Michael,

    You might try e-mailing Jim Andrada. He travels (or at least did travel) to Japan a couple of months ago and offered to buy LF film for people, and he might still be doing it. Check...
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    Re: 20x24 and 12x20 vidéo...

    Vinny,

    Could you please elaborate on what you mean by "FUJI still makes reversal sheet stock"? Does that mean they sell large rolls that you cut yourself?

    Namaste
    Daniel
  14. Re: Lab recommendations for film processing

    Hi Joe,

    You can try COLOR SERVICES in Santa Barbara:

    http://www.colorservices.com/Film-Processing.html

    Namaste
    Daniel
  15. Re: Interesting Redwood trees south of San Francisco?

    John,

    Thanks for the suggestion. Yes, the Cathedral sounds like something that would interest me. I prefer old growth trees, but cool looking trees work just fine for me as well :-) How long is...
  16. Re: Interesting Redwood trees south of San Francisco?

    Scott and Bill,

    Thanks for your suggestions. I considered Purisima Creek a fall back position and never heard of the Pescadero Creek park. I will check them out in September.

    Namaste
    Daniel
  17. Interesting Redwood trees south of San Francisco?

    Hi all,

    I will be in the San Francisco area (San Jose) the last week of September and plan to visit the Redwood parks south of SF. Specifically, Butano, Castle Rock, Portola, and Big Basin...
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    Re: WA lens suggestion for 5x7.

    Also, the Rodenstock Grandagon-N 115mm f6.8 (closer to 125mm).

    Namaste
    Daniel
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    Re: Cutting 8x10 film without scratches

    Thank Keith.

    I will give it a try.

    Namaste
    Daniel
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    Cutting 8x10 film without scratches

    I have a custom 6x7 (inches, not cm) back and film holders which I enjoy shooting landscapes with. I cut down 8x10 sheets of film to 6x7 and 4x5 sheets using a ROTATRIM RC RCM12 12 inch cutter. ...
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    Re: Replacement for Betax No. 5 Shutter?

    Hi Jerry,

    You might try these guys:

    http://www.lensn2shutter.com/shutters.html

    I bought a Alphax shutter from them for my 30" Red Dot Artar (in barrel when purchased) and got SK GRIMES to...
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    Re: 16x20 Wisner

    Hi Carl,

    I set it up and played with it when it arrived and liked it. Lightweight (about 16 lbs), so I may actually hike with it and shoot some trees or landscapes with it. Sets up pretty quick....
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    Re: 16x20 Wisner

    Hi Jonathan,

    Well, you can get a brand new Richard Ritter 16x20 for $4,985 (which I did):

    http://www.lg4mat.net/1620.html

    or a Keith Canham 12x20 for $7,995 (and Keith could probably make...
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    Re: AZ LF Meetups?

    Hi Laura,

    I am in Sedona. I generally shoot alone, but am open to photographing with others. The friend who taught me (and took me out for my 1st LF shoots) also lives around here. I suspect...
  25. Re: OS X Mountain Lion and Epson 3880 - printing problems

    Hi Welly,

    I suggest that you offer more info on your printing setup, like what paper you used (fine art media like the Velvet paper for example needs to be loaded in the rear paper/media holder,...
  26. Re: portrait lens for 16x20 direct positive camera project?

    Hi Paul,

    Not sure which lenses will cover 16x20 at f16, but I find that the Nikon NIKKOR-M 450mm f9 and Fuji FUJINON-C 600mm f11.5...
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    Re: Where to learn about LF digital options

    Hi Robert,

    Here is my 2 cents worth, take it with a grain of salt...

    Photography is my hobby. I shoot both digital and film but prefer the look of film to the look of digital; that is my...
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    Re: End of Velvia for LF

    Check out this blog/comment from Japan Camera Hunter on FUJI's discontinuing slide films:

    http://japancamerahunter.com/2012/07/why-does-fujifilm-hate-its-customers/#more-4737

    FUJI seems to be...
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    Re: Toyo Field Camera 45A Lens Boards

    Hi Max,

    I used a Nikon NIKKOR-SW 65mm f4 lens with a regular/non-recessed lensboard on my TOYO metal field camera shooting 4x5. I used a little rise and got some vignetting in the upper left...
  30. Re: The difference between normal large format lenses and macro lenses.

    Hi all,

    To follow up on my previous post of 26 May, I photographed my girlfriend and her 2 daughters from about 5 feet away and got vignetting. So for using the Nikkor-AM 210mm lens with 8x10,...
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    Re: Scanning ULF Transparencies

    WEST COAST IMAGING can drum scan up to 18x22:

    http://www.westcoastimaging.com/wci/page/services/scan/wciscans.htm

    Namaste
    Daniel
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    Re: 5x7 Color Film

    http://www.japanexposures.com/shop/advanced_search_result.php?keywords=5x7&x=0&y=0

    Kind of pricey though...

    Daniel
  33. Thread: Big Sur

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    Re: Big Sur

    Yes, Andrew Molero State Park is still open and a little bit of a hike to the beach :-) Very beautiful.

    A couple of obscure places that you might like for photography: the Post Ranch Lodge and...
  34. Re: The difference between normal large format lenses and macro lenses.

    Hi Ken,

    I know what the specs are, but here are 2 of my photos shot with the NIKKOR-AM 210mm lens which you can judge for yourself. 1st is an 8x10 self-portrait taken at f16, 1 second, Fuji...
  35. Re: The difference between normal large format lenses and macro lenses.

    Hi,

    I used the NIKKOR-AM 210mm f5.6 macro lens for a couple of 8x10 portraits and really liked the results. I stopped the lens down to f22, although f11 or f16 might have worked better. I find...
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    Re: 11x14 Color Transparency Film

    You might try e-mailing Dirk at JAPAN EXPOSURES

    http://www.japanexposures.com/about/

    about ordering 11x14 Fuji E6 film. Fuji seems to be more inclined to make film for their home market/Japan,...
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    Re: post your trees!

    Sycamores in a wash a mile or so from my house last November.

    TOYO Metal Field camera
    Nikon NIKKOR-SW 75mm f4.5
    Fuji VELVIA 100

    Daniel
    70843
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    Re: C-41 lab for 5x7?

    Hi,

    Not in LA but in Santa Barbara, is COLOR SERVICES:

    http://colorservices.com/

    They did a good job with my 5x7s, although I cannot recall if they left clip marks or not...

    Namaste...
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    Re: Places to see in Indian Country

    Hi Ed,

    Well nice to hear that a fellow Louisiana-ian is making the trek to Arizona :-)

    +1 on Chaco Canyon, but make sure you have food and water because you won't find it anywhere near the site...
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    Re: 8x10, 4x5 QL Acros

    I e-mailed Jeff at BADGER GRAPHIC a couple of days ago. He told me that the 8x10 ACROS 100 did not generate enough orders, so it is not going forward. Looks like JAPAN EXPOSURES is your best bet for...
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