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    Re: portra 400 for autumn

    sounds like I have a non-issue on my hands!
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    portra 400 for autumn

    Hey all, I'm down to only a couple sheets of ektar and provia but i have six sheets of portraits 400. I wanted to know if there's a way to really make this film pop color wise? Underexposure?...
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    Re: Lee Push on Filter Alternative?

    I ended up finding a used set with a 67mm W/A ring for about $120...not perfect but it'll do. I'll probably end up up selling and replacing my filters when breakthrough finally comes out with their...
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    Lee Push on Filter Alternative?

    I'm looking for a filter folder for some of the GNDs I bought from breakthrough. and quite frankly I really am disgusted at the idea of spending $170 on a hunk of plastic to hold $200 hunks of glass....
  5. Thread: Euro trip

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    Re: Euro trip

    It sounds like I should invest in some portra 400 just to have something to fall back on in situations that a GND filter just can't solve.
  6. Thread: Euro trip

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    Euro trip

    Taking a trip to europe this august/september and wanted to get some film recommendations on the trip. I'm probably going to get Ilford Delta 100 over Tmax 100 just due to economics. I'm torn on what...
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    Re: Lee filter systems

    does it work well with any of your wide angles?
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    Re: Lee filter systems

    I've looked into Breathrough's filters and if what they say is half true then its better to get those for the same price and a lee resin filter and get a good piece of nano coated SCHOTT glass.
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    Lee filter systems

    I have two nikkor lenses (150 and 300mm) for my 8x10 and im trying to get a filter system that will fit on them no issues. Ive read that the Lee push on filter is my best bet but I've also seen that...
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    Re: lens on the tip of my tongue.

    APO-LANTHAR!!!!! he finally came back by the store again and I remembered to ask. I've done some reading and example images and these things are amassing from what I can tell. so are the price tags.
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    Re: lens on the tip of my tongue.

    none of these ring a bell sadly...id the customer comes back then I'll definitely ask again!
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    lens on the tip of my tongue.

    I work at a retail store in NYC, a customer and I were talking about large format film and he brought up a lens that I cannot for the life of me remember. it started with an "a" and he made the...
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    Re: Backpack for 8x10

    What sort of gear can you carry in one of those? I'm looking into them and I'm loving the price and the looks honestly.
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    8x10backpacks

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    You've all seen this question schpeal a billion times. However a lot of these threads are old and I wanted to see if and LF users on here had some updated suggestions on a backpack for...
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    Re: Backpack for 8x10

    I've been looking for something to haul my gear around the city in! This may be the best solution figuring ill be going in and out of subways so much! I'll definitely be checking this bag out.
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    Re: Gibellini ACN810

    There is a stopper on the focusing mechanism, its basically a nob attached to a very long screw with a stopper to prevent it from popping off. I haven't ordered any of their film holders yet as I'm...
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    Re: Gibellini ACN810

    It kinda is. I wasn't informed about the ACN810 until Alessandro reached out to me when he saw I was looking for an 8x10. I want say after everything mine was about 2500ish Euros.
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    Re: Gibellini ACN810

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    No Worries! I took some quick shots of the back and holder insert area for you.
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    Re: Gibellini ACN810

    As far as I can tell mine is glass, and the bale back is printed. The base has etched marks along the rear standard but I plan on making a few etching in cm myself to help do quick bellows draw...
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    Re: Gibellini ACN810

    Its 60/40 metal and printed materials. The extension rail, front standards, rear side arms, and parts of the rear standards are powder coated aluminum. The Bed and other parts of the rear frame are...
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    Re: Gibellini ACN810

    As far as customer service he was always quick to respond to questions. the only trouble I had was with Fedex that made the whole process difficult due to customs. They actually ended up sending it...
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    Re: Gibellini ACN810

    So far its pretty solid. I want to day with the camera, shipping, reduction back, I paid just over $3100
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    Gibellini ACN810

    I recently acquired a new 8x10 from Gibellini Cameras, While I can't write a revise just yet so far the camera undoubtedly looks solid. I tried blowing on it very much with no play in the standards...
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    Re: Rodenstock Sironar 210mm f5.6 macro

    I didn't realize I typed 120! I meant to type 210mm. I'm looking into the 210mm Rodenstock Sironar N Macro lens. I saw on Catlabs that it covers 8x10 with plenty at infinity with Macro being even...
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    Re: Rodenstock Sironar 210mm f5.6 macro

    I've wondered if the description on the site doesnt mean its great coverage when using macro, or if the Sironar N has tons of coverage on 8x10 normally.
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    Rodenstock Sironar 210mm f5.6 macro

    with a new 8x10 on the way courtesy of Gibellini, I'm looking at lenses to buy for it. I already have a nikkor 300mm and now i'm looking into slightly wider and slightly longer. I've been eying a...
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    Re: High speed film for 4x5

    Noted folks, I ask the advice to avoid mistakes/wasting money that isn't always easy for me to come by. I have very limited LF experience (maybe 8 hours total) I suppose I do overthink a lot and get...
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    Re: High speed film for 4x5

    I suppose TMAX 400 would be a great choice with so many recommendations, I am intrigued with acros as well since I will just be doing star trails and not actual tracking (yet) I'd have to also buy a...
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    Re: High speed film for 4x5

    That is exactly what I'm going for with my photos o this trip xkaes! I'm planning on taking a coupe in Monument valley as well as out i the salt flats with the mountains occurring the lower 1/3 or...
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    High speed film for 4x5

    Hey folks, quick question. Going on a trip soon and plan on doing a good bit of photography at night. Wanted to know if you had any good high speed films you'd recommend? I browsed a bit and didn't...
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    Re: Achieving adequate DOF in 8x10

    This is perfect! I will still need a few movements since I plan on doing light work outside of my normal boundaries. Amazing photo too!
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    Re: Achieving adequate DOF in 8x10

    this is a lot to take in!
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    Re: 2017 Solar Eclipse

    At least there are other chances!
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    Re: Achieving adequate DOF in 8x10

    Would anyone recommend certain convertible lenses over buying 3 or 4 individual lenses?
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    Re: Achieving adequate DOF in 8x10

    That Turner Reich looks like a steal to me, I dont have $500 lying around sadly. I've fantasized about the Cooke convertible lens that they have out now, though $4500 is steep and I hear the image...
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    Re: 2017 Solar Eclipse

    My goodness, i definately plan on experimenting before hand with solar photography. Seeing what exposures and filters work best, In a perfect world I'd have a lens that could have the sun fill half...
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    Re: 2017 Solar Eclipse

    you think its possible to gerrymander a telescope made from PVC pipe or something like that with the lens attached at the other end?
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    2017 Solar Eclipse

    Hello All! with the anticipated solar eclipse coming up 21 August this year. Does anyone have any experience with shooting this event with 4x5 or 8x10 film? It seems like there a lot of aspects about...
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    Re: Achieving adequate DOF in 8x10

    sounds like i dont need to drop toyota corolla cash for lenses!
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    Re: Achieving adequate DOF in 8x10

    I just dont want it to look like a cheap blown up photo is all, as long as its sharp enough to make the eye explore the entire photo I'm quite happy.
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