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    Re: Loupes Again, What Works for You

    Remind me!

    It's coming in a week...
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    Re: Choirce for the Circle of Confusion?

    Most people crowd around one of my favorite paintings, so many do it's hard to see it at all. They go to the rope. Fools!

    But if I stop on the stairs just at the room entrance this 8X10 ft...
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    Re: Loupes Again, What Works for You

    Just ordered this https://www.edmundoptics.com/p/9x-opaque-base-magnifier/1844/

    Thanks Bryan!

    I will drill a hole in it for a shoelace.:)
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    Re: Choice for the Circle of Confusion?

    Never quit! i am working on set up for full blind LF photography.

    I lurk on Blind Ham Radio forums to prepare for the inevitable.

    Maybe 2 more years of day driving, unless something improves....
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    Re: Finally, I found my studio camera Century 8A

    Got heavy glass, i want that stand!

    Been looking a lot. Semi 1 (a) are around, 2 (a) not so much.
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    Re: Choice for the Circle of Confusion?

    I can no longer trust what I see. Nothing is sharp...
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    Re: Choirce for the Circle of Confusion?

    Thanks for the correction. You are correct I contused diopters.

    Going through boxes searching for a lesser 50mm to use. Tiny Repronar 5cm with a spacer tube may work.


    Somewhere I have a...
  8. Re: Replace old Cold Light head with LED light source?

    Perhaps the best made now?

    https://heilandelectronic.de/led_kaltlicht/lang:en
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    Loupes Again, What Works for You

    I need something and i never did before eye surgery.

    Very near sighted from birth, I could only see well at GG distance.

    Now I need 10 to 20X loupe.

    How to Choose a Magnifier

    What do you...
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    Re: Choice for the Circle of Confusion?

    Good answer Bob. I like things that fit in a shirt pocket.

    My eyes used to focus on anything very close, such as a GG, but since my cataracts were removed and far sight 10 diopters lenses...
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    Re: Finally, I found my studio camera Century 8A

    Wow, never saw this Jim!


    Looks tippy without your hand.

    I was just looking for one on eBay...
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    Re: Film holder or film problem?

    Agree and always do this.

    Music a must as the roar of Tinnitus can stop concentration.

    I often forget if I already loaded both sides and have to check...

    In the dark we think about a lot of...
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    Re: Choice for the Circle of Confusion?

    It's get confusing as some wrote in this old LFPF thread.

    Bob often suggests the Rodenstock Depth of Field Calculator which is available at that link, but seemingly out of production back in 2007...
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    Re: Film holder or film problem?

    When I have had that problem I was loading the film on only one side and the other side was not in the slot.

    One time the film disappeared into the bellows. Pushed out by the DS returning home.
    ...
  15. Thread: IR Googles

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    Re: IR Googles

    My glasses won't work with it
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    Re: IR Googles

    Looked em up.

    No way to use them with my goggles....
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    Re: Choirce for the Circle of Confusion?

    Jim, I just checked my Calter II 150mm f5.6 lens at f22 which I shot yesterday with the 2 5x7 I posted today. Close to 1/4". My scans look not sharp. I don't really care about scans and my technique...
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    Re: Choirce for the Circle of Confusion?

    This is interesting Neil.

    I now need to shoot hyper-focal all the time in the field.

    I plan to buy a digital rangefinder and calibrate scales on my field cameras.

    Eyesight is requiring point...
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    Re: In Praise of 5x7... Post'em !

    Bad framing from bad eyes. I never saw the corners. Aimed in general direction. Shot yesterday between storms.

    New friends, I will contact print 1 for each person. They are volunteers at the...
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    Re: Sad news about LFPF member Degroto

    Godspeed

    RIP
  21. Re: Your Best Photograph from the Previous Month - Critique and Discussion Encouraged

    My very first thought after viewing that image for the first time ever was,


    Rear Window, By Hitchcock.

    now I realize a bit more about the phrase...
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    Re: 360mm Lenses for 8x10

    I wonder if I could convert my main studio camera.

    But before drilling and tapping a Linhof, I will wait to see a Norma in my studio.
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    bad link
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    converging diagonals, 'rule' of 3's and the rest to the right is too busy.

    note a rule is not a rule
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    Re: 360mm Lenses for 8x10

    Good info. I see the rear cable socket on Norma now.

    I did not like my P. It always snapped my fingers. Especially with the way too big 5x7 metering back

    Sold a whole set here years ago
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    Re: 360mm Lenses for 8x10

    what i wanted to know

    Thank you!
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    fence, first 3 building to left, part of tree
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    Re: 360mm Lenses for 8x10

    Do all Norma backs work with the Sinar Shutter rear cable fail safe?
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    Thank you
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    The white blocks on Steven's image are confusing me...
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    What I like about this Paul Stand image is the many focal points which draw me around the scene except the lower right.

    I also like boats.
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    Re: 11x14 Deardorff Studio Camera

    I had a 8X10 P, it did not impress me, mostly due to design problems that were 'fixed' in the P2.

    Really glad I didn't buy or make an 11X14 conversion as at one time I considered it.

    Thanks...
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    Re: Retain highlights with Tmax 100

    Joe, I like your plain talk and we can view your images on your website.

    Your inquisitor does neither.

    I like your images.

    Peace
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    Re: 11x14 Deardorff Studio Camera

    Your camera is called,

    Studio Commercial 11X14 or short SC11, the V11 is a field camera.

    Here's a start for the chase. http://deardorffcameras.0catch.com/

    Much more to learn by searching.
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    Re: 11x14 Deardorff Studio Camera

    There can always be a custom variation. Your long lens on a 11" board most like came from a Industrial Process camera. Maybe the box is adapted to your camera for that lens.

    The SC 11 is not that,...
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    This is interesting!

    https://animaux.de/blog/technik/bitmaps-schwarzweiss-alle/
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    Re: Lane "Speed" Plates

    2 J Lane ASA 25 1/6 plates shot in Mamiya RB67 SD

    Studio Test with PC Buff Einsteins VS 6 year old Led panels. 2 each from about the same position. Camera and focus did not move. f11 aperture for...
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    Dan,

    I missed this great source when I was moving 2 years ago.

    Good work Dan.

    Very hard for me to read the green watermark, which I think says 'Uploaded June 2019'

    I down loaded it....
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    Re: Lane "Speed" Plates

    I see it.

    Nice work!
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    Re: Retain highlights with Tmax 100

    Always loved Roger and Francis tutorials.

    Read them for decades in Shutterbug.

    Voices of reason.
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