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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Thanks Steven
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Landscape of sorts: the Turin Polytechnic power station at sunrise
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    Cambo Wide 470 with 4x5 Ilford FP4Plus
  3. Re: Focusing/composing graflok back for Cambo Wide 470

    Thank you. They seem scarce and expensive, though.
    (unless I'm looking in the wrong places)
  4. Focusing/composing graflok back for Cambo Wide 470

    Hello,
    I bought a Cambo Wide 470 with a 6x12 back a finder and no gg.
    Now my primary reason for it is to use shift movements and the finder is fixed.
    Is there a gg back I can readily (and...
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    Re: Sinar lifting levers

    Solved. Thank you anyway
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    Sinar lifting levers

    This is (hopefully) trivial. In order to insert my Polaroid 405 back on a (I guess) Sinar metering back, I moved the lifting levers (those that move the ground glass assembly away from the frame) all...
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    Re: How do I mount an Agfa Super-Intergon 305/9 ?

    @pdh: thanks. I look at ebay.it and I fail to remember that it does not really include all the other European ebays. Prices vary a lot: my Eskofot 150/9 cost 7e, my 305 45e. And I've seen prices...
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    Re: How do I mount an Agfa Super-Intergon 305/9 ?

    Ah! Interesting. Where are you looking at?
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    Re: How do I mount an Agfa Super-Intergon 305/9 ?

    @pjd: thanks a lot for your suggestion. It works like a charm, and a flange for 80 cents is hard to beat! The lens did not disappoint me: very sharp and nice colors.
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    Re: How do I mount an Agfa Super-Intergon 305/9 ?

    Great idea! Thank you.
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    Re: How do I mount an Agfa Super-Intergon 305/9 ?

    Thanks everybody.
    This is not the first process lens I have, nor the first Agfa/Staeble/Eskofot/Helioprint lens. in fact, I have a 100 and a 150, and they areboth very sharp. Hence, the idea of...
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    Re: How do I mount an Agfa Super-Intergon 305/9 ?

    They are in the front, I think to mount the lens reversed.
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    Re: How do I mount an Agfa Super-Intergon 305/9 ?

    @Dan: No problem having a flange made. The problem is that there are no threads in the back. That's why I thought that the flange was there, at the rear. But I'm not sure and, although the lens is...
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    Re: Want to clean an Heliar

    I will try. Thanks a lot.
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    Re: How do I mount an Agfa Super-Intergon 305/9 ?

    Thanks. The only thread seems in the front. is the lens to be mounted reversed?
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    How do I mount an Agfa Super-Intergon 305/9 ?

    Bought this massive chunk of glass that shows a lot of promise, BUT

    how do I mount it?

    The thing at the bottom looks like a flange but seems a single piece with the rest. Anyone with experience...
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    Re: Want to clean an Heliar

    As we all know, a picture is worth a thousand words


    this is the front assembly from the rear

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    This is the lens

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    Re: Want to clean an Heliar

    @mdarnton: Thank you. I was not planning to disassemble the front assembly completely, as the fog is in the internal surfaces. However, the assembly is not designed in a way that invites opening:...
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    Re: Want to clean an Heliar

    @RSalles: thanks. I will take a look at it, but it's getting more involved that I expected.
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    Re: Want to clean an Heliar

    Yes, please.
    I had no problem in disassembling into two parts: front and rear. The rear assembly seems easy to open, but luckily it was clean. The front assembly has no cuts for the wrench and I am...
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    Re: Want to clean an Heliar

    Thanks
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    Want to clean an Heliar

    Hello,
    I bought an Heliar 1933/4 150mm in a Compur shutter and Bergheil bayonet. It is seems foggy and dirty in the internal part of the rear lens. Performance is not consistent with another 1950's...
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    Re: Monthly...The Story Behind Every Photograph

    Thanks for the pointer. Great images.
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    Re: Monthly...The Story Behind Every Photograph

    Great story and photo! I'm in industrial decay myself and I'd love to see some more your photos
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    Re: Still life images 2016

    Thanks!
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    Still life images 2016

    It seems still life images are stuck to 2015, so I took the liberty to start a new thread

    http://www.albertomantelli.it/foto/largeformat/_DSC8922.jpg

    Sinar F1, 333mm meniscus wide open
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  27. Thread: Advice on Heliar

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    Re: Advice on Heliar

    Thanks everybody for your feedback.
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    Re: Advice on Heliar

    Thanks, Renato. The Apo-Lanthar is, unfortunately, out of my picture (sorry for the pun). It is very expensive, and I've been hoarding too many lenses lately.
    The Heliar I had was entirely...
  29. Thread: Advice on Heliar

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    Re: Advice on Heliar

    Thanks. So, only the 3.5 version was actually changed. If I stick to the 4.5 version, the only difference would be coating. Is this right?
  30. Thread: Advice on Heliar

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    Re: Advice on Heliar

    What I understand is that post ww1 heliars have really a dynar scheme, except the universal heliar. Also, Voigtlander changed to a dynar scheme, because it was better. What I do not understand it is...
  31. Thread: Advice on Heliar

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    Re: Advice on Heliar

    Thanks, exactly what I wanted to know. What about color?
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    Re: Advice on Heliar

    Thanks.
    I was thinking of the Meopar, in fact. I do not need a shutter. But can someone compare it with the real stuff?
    @jim noel: what exactly is the difference? Or, better, which one do you...
  33. Thread: Advice on Heliar

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    Advice on Heliar

    I had to return a 180 heliar (uncoated 1950-sh) because of a bad separation of the rear lens. As I liked it very much, I am looking for another one.
    A couple of questions:
    1. Is there an actual...
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    Re: Lenses and their "personality"..

    More, please!
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    Re: Lenses and their "personality"..

    Great! It is usually very difficult to find out what you show so effectively.
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    Re: Rodenstock Monar - any experience?

    Less than 100e. But not really the point. I was wondering if it has some distinctive/desirable trait. I mainly do still life.
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    Rodenstock Monar - any experience?

    Hello,
    There have been some posts (mostly sales) but no impressions of use. It looks like it is a petzval, but it is also qualified as a soft lens. Little info on the net (no entry in the VM) and no...
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    Goofy goof cleans a Eurynar

    Long story short. I just extracted a Eurynar 16,5cm from a beaten up folder. The lens was, not surprisingly, quite dirty. So I cleaned it up, but went a bit further than it was advisable (given that...
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    Re: Help with weitwinkel aristostigmat 8cm

    Thanks again, everybody. Methinks I'll return the lens.
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    Re: Help with weitwinkel aristostigmat 8cm

    That's very kind of you, but I hate to waste your time. My primary concern is to make it work: I can return the lens and that's probably what I will do.
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