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  1. Re: Film Group-Buy, Central-Eastern Canada (Carestream EB-RA x-ray film)

    I ordered from ZZ Medical a few years ago and ask them to shipped the package by US post.It was delivered to my home without any extra charge! Carestream Canada are not good. Be careful ordering from...
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    Collodion chemistry in Canada

    Dear Canadian Collodion wet plate photographers, I discovered today that in Nova Scotia there is a Collodion Supplier. It is called:
    "Antique Pictureology" and the e-mail is:...
  3. Oriental Seagull black and white paper (grade 2,3,4)

    Is anybody prints on Oriental Seagull black and white grade paper? How is RC grade 2 or 3 paper? Do you prefer RC or Fiber paper? I will print from 4x5 black and white "Foma 100" negative.

    Thanks...
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    Re: Affinity Photo Experiences Printing B&W?

    Dear Peter, I am shooting only B&W. When I scan my images I scan them in RGB. Usually, I get some toning. When I open Photoshop I scroll down "image" and transfer to B&W. Then I am using the...
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    Tintype from Rockland Colloid with AG-plus

    Is anybody uses Rockland Colloid (Ag-plus) emulsion to create a tintype? How good are the images comparing to the wet plate process? I am quite familiar with the wet plate Collodion but I need to...
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    Re: Cutting Seemless Paper Background

    Thank you all. I bought a saw "Irwin" with a very fine blade for $10.00 and cut the paper. I also cut a lens board for my 5x7. I am happy.

    Thanks again
    Bill
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    Cutting Seemless Paper Background

    I purchased a roll of white seamless background paper 53 inches wide and 36 ft long. I need to cut it to 48 inches to fit my mobile studio. How can I cut it? I am thinking to use a wooden saw. Any...
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    Re: Developing time for Ilford HP5+ D76 1+1

    Thanks to everyone for the great suggestions. I shoot two negatives (4x5-HP5) and developed them for 11min and 13min. 11 min was too thin. 13 min seems to be O.K. I shoot one more sheet at 320ASA and...
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    Developing time for Ilford HP5+ D76 1+1

    Hi,
    For years I used 100 ASA black and white negative. I would like to try 400ASA. I shoot 4x5. Ilford HP5 and Foma 400 are my choices. What will be a developing time at 20C with D76 deluted 1+1?...
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    Re: Set-up to photigraph for sale / auction

    Hi,
    Where did you buy the pop-up studio? 30x30x30 inches?

    Thanks
    Bill
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    Re: Black and White Duplicate Negative

    I read the PDF info and it seems to be a great way to make the black and white duplicate. Do you know who have this film for sale in North America?

    Thanks
    Bill
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    Re: FomaPan Sheet Film Question

    I am using 4x5 Foma 100 for the last 2 years. I like the film. It is very "strict" about the developer temperature. I use D76 (1:1) at 20 degrees C. If the temperature is above 22 it is always...
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    Re: Black and White Duplicate Negative

    John, Thanks for the perfect explanation.

    Bill
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    Re: Black and White Duplicate Negative

    Thanks for the advice Peter. ZZ medical sales dupe xray film. Do you know what developer will be the best?

    Thanks
    Bill
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    Re: Black and White Duplicate Negative

    Thanks for advice John. I now remember that I have used SO-132 but I didn't know where to get it from. I also like to try to scan and print at the Xerox shop.
    Some questions: I am from Canada and...
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    Black and White Duplicate Negative

    I would like to produce a duplicate of 4x5 and 8x10 black and white negative. First I did a contact copy of my original film negative and it turns a positive. The positive is sharp and has normal...
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    Expiration time for Ilford photo paper

    Can you find an expiry date on Ilford Black and White paper? How do you know if the Ilford paper is still good without testing it?

    Thanks
    Bill
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    Fuji X-ray film test

    I recently purchased a box of FUJI medical X-Ray film (Super HR-U) from Z&Z Medical. I shot 2 sheets 8.5x6.5 inches. I used 10 inch f6.3 lens and flashes with umbrellas. The first sheet I shot as...
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    Re: sourcing chemicals in Canada

    I use Argentix.ca for all my photo needs. You can talk to Jacques at Argentix.ca and he will probably get you what you want even if he doesn't have it on his web.
    I am doing a cyanotype printing and...
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    Re: X-ray film from Z&Z Medical

    I ordered both: single emulsion Ektaskan and Fuji green (Double emulsion) from Z&Z Medical. I read here about the type of developers for x-ray film. I am mixing D-76 Developer from raw chemicals and...
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    Re: X-ray film from Z&Z Medical

    I am from Canada, but when I checked the Z&Z medical, they quoted international shipment. It will cost me $24.77 US. I discover that most of the time shipping to Europe are even cheaper. You can pick...
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    X-ray film from Z&Z Medical

    I was ready to buy the green Fuji X-ray film from Z&Z medical, but the sales person recommended the single emulsion Carestream X-ray film.
    Here is the link:...
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    Re: Fomapan 100 Classic 4x5

    Thank you very much to everybody.
    I appreciate your help. I will go ahead and order a box of 50 sheets Fomapan Classic 100 4x5 from argentix.ca
    I found out that Arista comes with two packages:...
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    Fomapan 100 Classic 4x5

    Is anybody use this Black and White film (Fomapan Classic 4x5)? Is it fit in 4x5 film holders?
    I bought arista Ortho litho film two months ago and it didn't fit in the holder. It was exactly 4inch x...
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    Lens for full plate camera

    What is the best lens for wet Collodion full plate camera (6 1/2 x 8 1/2)?
    Can I use Calumet Caltar 10 inch lens (no movement)?

    Thanks
    Bill
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    Re: Using a 15"/5.6 Tele Optar

    Here how I calculate the effective F stop for bellow extension:

    The New F stop= Indicated F stop (measured with light meter) x Focal length of the lens (mm) divided by the bellow extension (mm)
    ...
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    Re: Hi from Ottawa, Canada

    Hi Marc,
    My name is Bill and I am from Ottawa. I am shooting exclusively 4x5 Black and white and I have a darkroom at home. I know Ari and a few other LF photographers from Ottawa. Welcome!
    Bill
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    Re: Testing for film speed "focus at infinity"

    I shoot 4x5, but to find my film speed I put my grey card closer and focus. The gray card should fill up the screen. Than mesure and shoot. I am doing this for 30 years and I am happy with the...
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    Re: Tank Developing LF Negatives?

    Hi Jef,
    I develop my 4x5 Black and White negatives with Paterson tank for 4 film Developing tank without the reels. You can do two negatives at a time at will take 800ml of solution. I glued two...
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    Re: Favorite FP4+ developer for Jobo?

    Perceptol 1+1 13 min
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