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    yamasaki tele congo 500 anyone?

    thanks for all the information. as the dealer is known to me i'll try the thing out. it may be a bit long on 4x5 and useless as an 8x10 lens.

    regards
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    yamasaki tele congo 500 anyone?

    i'm on the lookout for a reasonable priced tele lens and have turned up a yamasaki tele congo 500. i've never heard of this brand in my life, anyone out there know about this lens or the company that...
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    web site exhibition

    thanks for all the comments, we've incorporated all of the feedback into the site.

    all the best

    adrian
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    web site exhibition

    as a relative newcomer i have always been grateful to the people who help out on this forum, so after a long editing process i have just produced a photography web site, although i am not really sure...
  5. Lenses that will fold up inside a Linhof Technika V

    Schneider 80XL on a recessed board Schneider G-Claron 240
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    High end books of photographs

    good comment michael, i too have been involved in design and book production for many years and find that the kind of obstanate boasting which you quote (and crops up on this site from time to time)...
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    Scotland in late March

    martin is right in all respects, stay on the west coast, the further north the more rugged. stay away from the loch ness tourist route. i take my film with me (from spain) and i bring home to process...
  8. linhof sunk plate / cable release compatibility

    ok, thanks
  9. linhof sunk plate / cable release compatibility

    nice one!, thanks frank.

    carrying 2 cable releases and a nipple is a recipie for disaster, we have enough potential for error working in l.f. without forgetting/losing a "nipple" which only work...
  10. linhof sunk plate / cable release compatibility

    i have mounted an 80 xl on to a linfof sunk plate for use on my tecnika. and was overjoyed to find that they fold up neatly in the camera.

    however the super linhof designers have deemed that a...
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    paper stock (digital)

    thanks guys, feel a bit more confident now, and yes tim the epson glossy is nasty.

    adrian
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    paper stock (digital)

    one of my friends had just bought an epson 9600 injet printer (or the latest model whichever number that has) i'd like to make some prints for diplaying in public (in front of many photographers). i...
  13. Flatbed v. drum scans for lightjet prints - Microtek 1800F.

    i agree with matt, "gallery quality" to me means "highest possible standards" unless your particular asthetic is deliberatley low quality. i did some tests with my local repro house comparing...
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    Drum scans of neg film vs. transparency

    well tim, it sounds easy but the reality is more complicated.

    as a graphic designer i work a lot with colour separators, the usual firm i contract has a 250,000$ heidelberg space station type...
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    Polaroid 545i with Ready Loads

    I've used both the 545i and the ss readyload holder, they have both worked well with kodak film but it looks like the ss readyload holder holds the film flatter, at least to my uncritical eye...
  16. Thread: how old are we?

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    how old are we?

    38, still a baby to 4x5, 8 months.
  17. Anyone Experiencing Fogging With New Readyloads?

    I have the same holder.

    The fogging you have around the borders is caused by the holder, I had the same problem, posted a question here, and the fix was to take the thing apart and sand down...
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    Tilt

    ok, nice work guys, i get it.

    i'm gonna try it out this weekend.

    thanks you are a great team!

    adrian
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    Tilt

    dear experienced and generous lf users

    ok, i've had a few months to work a bit with my new (to me) tecnica, so i have s kimmed the books on movements and have used them albeit slowly and carefully...
  20. Reciprocity failure, data sheets for kodak portra?

    thanks for the advice, i'll give it a test run.

    adrian
  21. Reciprocity failure, data sheets for kodak portra?

    hello,

    i expect that this will be a rather dumb question but on the kodak site i can't see any reciprocity tables for the portra films 160 & 400.

    i am planing to shoot in very low light and...
  22. SENATE DEFEATS EFFORT TO OPEN THE ARCTIC REFUGE TO OIL DRILLING

    "we will continue to be held hostage by the Middle East."

    Think it is the other way around, or don't you get newspapers in the USA Michael
  23. What is the absolute worst piece of advice aboutLarge Format you have ever gotten, read or over heard?

    "you should turn the dark-room into a nice spare-bedroom"
  24. dirty processing tanks; advices for cleaning ?

    Does it really matter if the tanks are dirty?
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    Light fall off on newer style WA lenses

    I use the 38 biogon and it has quite a bit of light fall off used open.
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    Composing on the GG, or not

    Michael

    pictures are perhaps better than words (older ones I'm afraid)

    http://www.duich.com/adriantylernet/site/index.html
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    Composing on the GG, or not

    Thanks for your comments Michael, I am very unexperienced in LF, and have really only been "obsessed" by photography for a few years, coming at it from the graphic arts, (I am a graphic designer),...
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    Composing on the GG, or not

    OK bolt down the hatches... I think that it is far more difficult to get a spontanious and "liberated" picture with LF than with 35mm or MF, the very act of placing the gizmo, the GG, the cost, the...
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    Composing on the GG, or not

    Good point, I learned with a 35mm rangefinder and made a recent move to LF and spend very little time looking at the GG, I don't even have a darkcloth, I just pull my jacket or shirt up over the...
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    To roll film, or not to roll film with 80XL

    I have been looking at prints made from my MF planar 2.8 (645), and although I a m no expert they are considerably better looking - more contrast, sharper, more detail, especially under the lupe, -...
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    Can lenboard cause light leak?

    Thanks very much to everyone, I'll sand down the fimback as Michael suggests and do some tests.

    Adrian
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    Can lenboard cause light leak?

    OK guys, cool your jets!, those are some pilots up there, they are in ALL my negs/pos. LOOK CLOSER, the white lines are all around the border of the print, just inside the black border. The...
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    Can lenboard cause light leak?

    Can lenboard cause light leak?

    Hello, kind and experienced photographers, I am being driven mad by white lines on my negs, I was generosly given a lot of advice in pevious post which I made r...
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    135 Apo Symmar, Fold into a Linhof V?

    Sorry to ask such an inane question, I've been offered a Schneider 135 Apo Symma r (new), good price, mail order. Does this lens fold into the Linhof Technica li ke the Rodenstock 135? (it's a toss...
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    Something to think about

    two little thoughts on the above, firstly there seems to be a consensus that pho tographic technology has really advanced in the last 150 years, sureley apart from digital it is more or less the...
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    Why Large Format

    Matt, darling, have you got a headache again... don't worry we don't have to do anything you don't want to...
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    Why Large Format

    Although I'm the poster I can't resist chiping in, I think that an LF print, whatever the technique has a certain presence, hard to define, perhaps it has something to do with the effort that goes...
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    Why Large Format

    Most of us know that Large Format photography offers features not usually availa ble with smaller formats, camera movements, ability to expose specifically one s heet at a time, so exepting these...
  39. Saturated color films more useful for 35mm than LF

    I agree with the theory, but come at it from a different angle, I really don't like saturated colour, but in 35mm I use Ectachrome 64, and expose to saturate, drum scan and get excellent 30 x 40cm...
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    White lines around LF prints

    Thanks for your advice Paul, I did the pinhole test as you suggest and the bellows is fine, I checked the springback and OK too, next the "isolation foam", well the original is in place and it too...
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