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  1. Re: What are these streaks on my neg - never seen before.

    used hangers way back and never seen this issue. Did the up, tilt one side, tilt other side method. very odd artifacts indeed.
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    Re: Urge of ULF Panorama

    I photograph with a 7x17 and process the film in black ABS tubes with same sized end cap. Surprisingly enough, the pour cap for the 8x10 Simma tubes fit perfectly, so it's an all daylight process....
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    Re: TF-3 Precipitate problems

    couldn't agree more with this. After years of darkroom work, I absolutely hate the smell of fixers and stop baths. TF-5 is now the only fixer I use for film and fiber.
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    anti-fatigue mats are the cat's pajamas for comfortable printing sessions. have one by my enlargers, and another by the sink.
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    Is that a 16x20 or 11x14 Brumberger safe ?
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    Re: Red & Black darkslides

    Unagi !!! mmmmm
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    Re: 5-liter Graduates for Mixing Chemistry

    I've been using plastic buckets for mixing 4 litres of Formulary 130. has a wire handle but no measurements.also use a cordless drill and paint paddle for mixing.
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    Re: HF2024,ultra large format,field camera.

    I was waiting for the camera to slip out of his grip while he was locating the qr plate receiver. but yeah, super wobbly. could have used two supports on the back to reduce the long axis sway (yaw ?)
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    Re: Dry mount pressed prints and wrinkles

    When flattening prints in my Seal, I put the print between two sheets of acid free boards, then heat. Try to stick around 200F for a minute or so. Haven't noticed any waviness along the edges.
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    Re: Tripod Head Recommendations for 4x5

    interesting head. looks like same type of dual focusers as one would find on telescopes.
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    Re: endless Bergger paper backorder...

    hmmmmm...almost same price per 8x20 sheet. should have thought of that, thanks !
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    Re: endless Bergger paper backorder...

    Wonder if silver prices plays into this as well, or if it's just Ilford prioritizing their products first, which is understandable. But it only seems like this size is hard to get. Maybe not a big...
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    endless Bergger paper backorder...

    Man it seems like Bergger 16x20 Neutral tone has been on back order since the dawn of time. Wonder what the hold up is ? Need to make some 7x17 contacts and not sure the one box of 25 sheets I have,...
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    Re: Harrison vs Wanderer 8x10 Dark Cloth

    Wondered about Wanderer cloths, but still using Harrison. Upside to Harrisons are the weight, which is also a downside when it's breezy. The Harrisons do have velcro for cinching down the elasticized...
  15. Re: Film and winter temperature swings going on location

    those chemical hand warmer packs are very useful for keeping dew off lenses. keep a couple of rubber bands on hand to secure the warmers to the lens etc.. I've never worried about dew points in the...
  16. Re: Going to Yosemite but can't take my 4x5 or 8x10. What to do?

    If weight were a major issue, gear wise, I'd probably pack my Mamiya 6 and a couple of lenses (50 and 75). Light, folding camera and very nice 6x6 negs to print from. A Hasselblad would be next....
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    Re: Sleeves for 4 x 10 negatives.

    if there's another 4x10 user up here, maybe see if they want in and split the shipping ? or contact rob skeoch (southern Ont.) as he did a project on 4x10 format. not sure if he's a member here (he...
  18. Re: Film Developing Rant and CineStill DF96 Monobath - Am I Lazy?

    same here Ari, not biggest fan of processing film but has to be done. also prefer to save $$ if I can, vs sending everything out to a lab, and Toronto Image Works has stopped processing film so...
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    Re: Cursed image - Pyrocat-M salvage

    I sometimes open the preview lever vs the shutter cocking lever. wasted 7x17 film gets expensive when I do this haha
  20. Re: The Problem with Modern Lenses.. transfered to those new to view camera image mak

    we've already had our turkey time up here so hope everyone down there has safe travels, safe gatherings with fam and friends, and lots of dark meat and gravy :) garlic smashed taters too
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    Re: Jeff Wall's New Show in Washington, DC

    I believe the growing hassle of travelling with likely hundreds, if not thousands of rolls of film became too much to deal with, hence Salgado's switch to digital afaik. Don't blame him, even in the...
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    Re: Jobo 3005 8x10 streaks on negative

    I wonder if filling the tank fully during the pre soak is what might the problem. If the chambers are full, there's not much sloshing around, which is iirc, essential to proper development. fwiw, I...
  23. Re: Presentation of Lotus View Camera 14x17 (video)

    I really like that bail back system !
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    Re: Montreal Camera Show Sunday Sept 19

    Have always been meaning to make the drive down the 401, just hated the gridlock ;) His show was west end, kinda PierreFonds ?
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    Re: Can I Keep water in a JOBO?

    If I expect to run film, I'll keep the CPP-2 filled with water for a couple of weeks. if It's going to be more than a month, I usually drain it. Every now and then I'll take the trough off and deep...
  26. Thread: Drying Clips

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    Re: Drying Clips

    my first preference are Jobo clips, then Patterson. Jobo's teeth are set kinda wide which I like for 120 film and the teeth are fine enough for sheet film.
  27. Thread: Ebike?

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    Re: Ebike?

    they're kinda spendy but hoping to get one of these when I retire. storage could be an issue for those without garages etc. also it's e-assist vs e-bike (where you don't need to pedal if that's what...
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    Re: Hello from New Brunswick

    welcome to the group, quite a few Canuckleheads here. Maybe you'll be fortunate enough to bump into Thaddeus Holownia (former taught at Mount Allison). Saw his tall tree prints at Jane Corkin Gallery...
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    Re: New rotary device for developing film

    A way less expensive version of the Stark roller base. Cld be a good option if you don't process a lot of rolls in a tall tank. Wld be a step up from the usual roller bases (Unicolor/Simma). Kinda...
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    Re: Wobbly Ries Tripod Head

    I shld clarify - do you mean the camera can still tilt side to side such as when you're setting up your shot, or do you mean it just feels loose and wobbly ?
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    Re: Wobbly Ries Tripod Head

    ok, just looked at my A250 and I can only see a couple of places that could cause the sloppiness, if the side tilt lever is tight. If you take the head off the tripod, there are four Allen bolts (no...
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    Re: Wobbly Ries Tripod Head

    Are you able to ascertain where the wobble originates ? is the camera tight on the head plate ?head to the tripod crown ? I'll take a look at mine, but having hard time figuring out why you're having...
  33. Re: Looking for my first 8x10 field camera, what are my best options in 2021?

    Something to consider when jumping up, is what kind of budget will you have for the camera ? If you have the funds, and prefer the traditional knobs on the side for bed extensions, I'd suggest Canham...
  34. Re: I need an advice - travel to Australia with 8x10?

    you're getting into the country ? heard it was hard as hell to get permission to enter, even for citizens stranded overseas.

    re:8x10. If you're travelling in country, I understand they are very...
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    Re: Paper cutting preferences

    Rotatrims have never failed me.
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    Re: Photographing stars, 4x5

    used to spend time at the David Dunlap Observatory and saw some of 8x10 plates they had. Stunning. Not sure where those plates are now. Unfortunately the observatory is surrounded by sprawl so light...
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    Re: Photographing stars, 4x5

    haha, meant I wonder what a colour neg or chrome would look like. LF piggyback or afocal is pretty next level work.
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    Re: Photographing stars, 4x5

    Whoa, stunning photograph ! Wonder how bad colour shift would be if it was colour film (vs filters)
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    Re: Photographing stars, 4x5

    hahaha yup. on an astro group I know, someone always posts a question on their forum asking who just got a scope cuz the clear sky charts are solid white lol
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    Re: Bergger Film Developer?

    I read it as each box is $45 cheaper than Ilford, for a 25 sheet box.
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