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    Re: Show off your Large Format camera!

    Gonna play around with this for a while...

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49738902476_6e61e46669_c.jpg
  2. Re: Backpacks for 4X5 with 3 small lenses and Chamonix F2

    Just ordered the Lowepro Tactic 450, which I plan on using with the Fuji GX680.
    The GX680 is bulkier than most 4x5 cameras, but having tried the local store's display bag first, it had plenty of...
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    Re: Kodak Master View (KMV) Replacement GG

    If it isn't shimmed already, then no.
    Two things, separate but related:

    1. The aluminum on the back is quite soft, any action such as removal of the GG, will probably require a slight...
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    Re: Urbex in Large Format

    Thanks, Slava; keep up the wonderful work.
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    Re: Urbex in Large Format

    I really like this; can you tell us where this was shot?
  6. Re: Chamonix and Ebony's are gorgeous & Old Kodak 2D's are UGLY but they have their p

    Chris, I do the same, but it's often much longer for me. I sometimes forget about it altogether until one day I remember and start the process over again.

    While I admire good-looking and/or...
  7. Re: Chamonix and Ebony's are gorgeous & Old Kodak 2D's are UGLY but they have their p

    I'm not a moneybags, or (I hope) an unwise shopper, but I won't hesitate to drop cash on a piece of equipment that will help me work better, smoother, more efficiently, with less frustration and...
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    Re: where to look for used gear

    All the fun has been choked out of the FS section here, so I find myself browsing APUG and eBay a lot these days.
  9. Thread: Kenny Rogers RIP

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    Re: Kenny Rogers RIP

    Long live The Gambler!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ChPI5pAet8
  10. Re: Backpacks for 4X5 with 3 small lenses and Chamonix F2

    I used to use a Lowepro Flipside 400, pretty light and compact.
    It held a Wista RF, three lenses, a couple of Grafmatics, and then loupe, meter, etc. Tripod was strapped to the pack.
    I traveled...
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    Re: Photo travel by vehicle, what's your favorite?

    Mazda CX-5 for now, enough room to sleep in the back with the seats folded down, and good on gas.
    Quite a powerful car, too, handles like a sports car.
    My wife and I have driven in it twice from...
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    Re: Help! I can't open my new B&W King 4x5 tank...

    Excellent customer service, always good to know which business owners take responsibility for their products.
  13. Re: The greatest fashion photographer you’ve never heard of

    +1; thanks, Darlene and Bill.
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    Re: post your urban landscapes

    Superb, John!
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Person 1: If Jesus saves, he should play goal for (insert your local sports team)
    Person 2: Agreed. I'll drink to that!
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    Re: Heliar Picture Post

    Well done, Jim. I'll give this one to skill over the lens.
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    Re: Arca Swiss Mounting Plate and Ritter 8x10

    Agree, sounds like the mounting screw you're using is a tad too long.
    If you don't find it at the fastener store, B&H and Adorama have photo-specific screws from a lot of the major brands.
  18. Re: My Method of Making Bellows Compensation Tables, including a math utility

    I drew an inches scale directly onto the white side of my dark cloth; you can also draw a scale in cm, whatever works.
    Not my idea, I think it came from Maris Rusis, and it's quite handy. Saves you...
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    Re: Alignment workflow (architechture)

    Hey Doremus,
    I remember a post of yours (in reply to my questions) from a long time ago where you said exactly the same thing, and I've remembered it ever since.
    That is, use the levels to get you...
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    Re: Alignment workflow (architechture)

    I often work in carpentry so levels are plentiful in my house, but the top-shelf ones are quite expensive, not to mention unwieldy and not practical for photo use.
    I've found that Ebisu card levels...
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    Re: New FLM Series II Tripods

    Hey Eric,
    Actually, all tripods ending in "L4" reach 68 inches, the others vary in maximum height from 53" to 60".
    CP30-L4, CP34-L4 and CP38-L4 are all 68" tall. Most customers I've spoken to, who...
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    Re: advice for a 8x10 setup for portrait

    An expensive proposition, but you're 100% right about the lens!
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    Re: Clarification of FS/WTB bumping rules

    I must respectfully disagree here, that most of us are well-equipped, thus the FS participation has abated as a result.
    This ignores all newbies who come along and need some cheap starter gear, as...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Takes a special will to surf in the Bay of Fundy, even in August when the water is a few degrees above freezing. Decent waves that day, too.
    This was on Grand Manan Island.
    ...
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    Re: New FLM Series II Tripods

    Pre-order will likely end around Feb 20, and by then, the stores will be offering the tripods on special from Feb 20 to March 2.
    Store specials should be roughly the same as the pre-sale prices....
  26. Re: Likely Very Naive Question, sheet film then scan to produce a digital print.

    Some good answers above that I agree with very much, ultimately it comes down to choice.
    One friend of mine cannot conceive of having to scan film, he gets the latest/greatest MFDB every year. He...
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    Re: New FLM Series II Tripods

    Update for everyone:
    There are two new members of the Series II family: a new travel tripod and what we call a hybrid tripod.

    CP26-Travel II is an update to the successful CP26-Travel introduced...
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    Re: Budget wide angle lens for 8x10

    An older Fujinon 210 will cover with some room for movements. The Fuji 180 has to positioned straight on and even then, you'll get slightly dark corners. It didn't bother me, but I still like to have...
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    Re: Peak Design Travel Tripod for LF?

    Thanks for calling us the gold standard :)

    The following changes were made to the FLM Series II CP26-Travel tripod in order to improve its stability while not making it too light or flimsy:

    no...
  30. Thread: Which lens next?

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    Re: Which lens next?

    Every format I shoot (digital, 6x7, 4x5 and 8x10) has what would be considered a normal lens and a wide lens.
    The wide is usually 1/2 the FL of the normal, except for 4x5 where I have a 150mm and...
  31. Thread: Americana

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    Re: Americana

    Dictionary definition is one thing, how people perceive and use the word is another.
    "Americana" conjures images in my mind that are unrelated to the North/South American continent, and have...
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    Re: Thinking hard about taking the LF plunge.....

    Developing film is easy and cheap; do it 2-3 times and it becomes routine.
    If you can develop B&W, you can develop C-41; with the latter, you have to keep an eye on your temps for the first two...
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    Re: Bowens Gemini 500ws ... Profoto

    Bowens almost disappeared, but then they were bought by Godox last year: https://petapixel.com/2019/02/20/is-bowens-really-back-yes-and-its-manufactured-by-godox/
    They're no longer an economy brand,...
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    Re: November 2019 Portraits

    You may be right, Vaughn; just that I've been trying to work a Yakov Smirnoff joke into the comments for a while now.
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    Re: Bowens Gemini 500ws ... Profoto

    Yes; the quality of light looks the same, more or less, from one brand to another, it does depend a lot on your modifier(s).
    Good light modifiers are noticeable in their quality of light, they cost...
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    Re: November 2019 Portraits

    Or, to paraphrase Yakov Smirnoff: "In Russia, photo criticize YOU!"
  37. Re: Elinchrom Ranger rX Experience ? Tell me Please.

    I rented a Ranger once when my 7b was in for repairs; it wasn't quite as heavy as the 7b, but it was close.
    Either system will get you f16, and maybe more if you use a good reflector.
    As Jeroen...
  38. Re: FLM CP38-L4 series 2 tripod with HB100 half ball

    We'll have padded bags soon, just dealing with the tripod upgrades first.
    We're now on our third production run, and we keep adding small but important improvements.
    For instance, a reviewer noted...
  39. Re: FLM CP38-L4 series 2 tripod with HB100 half ball

    Randy, yes, we'll be discussing several improvements with the factory this coming week, and hopefully it won't be long in implementing these changes.
    Glad you like the tripod!
  40. Re: FLM CP38-L4 series 2 tripod with HB100 half ball

    I'm the distributor for FLM, and I also use a levelling ball for all my LF work; the ball head is taken out only when a shot requires placement of the camera more than 15˚ up or down.
    The half...
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