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    Re: 360 Apo Ronar CL - copal size?

    Thanks for the info. So what would be the best way to mount this lens onto a lens board then?
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    360 Apo Ronar CL - copal size?

    I have a Rodenstock 360 Apo Ronar CL in barrel mount but I can't seem to find the right Sinar lens board to fit it. I have a Copal 3 lens board sitting here but the lens is slightly too big for it.
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    Re: Fujinon W vs. Apo Sironar N in 300m f5.6

    Also, I would like to know how the Apo Symmar S 300mm f5.6 compares to the other lenses as well for this application. Thanks.
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    Fujinon W vs. Apo Sironar N in 300m f5.6

    I need a long 5.6 lens on my 4x5 to be used in the studio for art reproduction. Ideally I would like a Sironar S or Apo Symmar L in this length, but unfortunately the ones I can find for sale are...
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    Re: Art copying suggestions

    Watch the internet auction site for BetterLight backs to come up from time to time. A slightly older scsi model just went for less than half of what it originally sold for. All the other camera...
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    continuous lighting for Better Light back

    What kind of continuous lighting setup are you guys using with your Better Light backs? I have my eye on some fluorescent banks, but Better Light seems to recommend the more expensive HID lights,...
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    Re: please recommend a lens (or lenses)

    Bump for another question:

    Are there any lenses optimized for a 1:2 to 1:10 reproduction ratios? The macros I've looked at usually have ratios from 3:1 and 1:3, and the standard lenses usually...
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    Re: please recommend a lens (or lenses)

    Thanks for the input.



    Yes, I do want to get the best image quality as possible, but I will only be shooting some stuff at 1:1. There will be quite a bit of other stuff up to 24x36 or so, so...
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    please recommend a lens (or lenses)

    Hi. I had made a similar thread a while back but didn't have enough info at the time, so now I'm back with more specifics.

    I am going to be photographing paintings with a Cambo 4x5 (16" bellows...
  10. which lens and focal length for art repro w/Better Light back

    I am shooting art repro with a Better Light back and was curious as to what the best lens for that application would be.

    So far I've had the G-Claron, the Apo Sironar N, and the Apo Sironar S...
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