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    Re: post "in Galli style"

    OK, the big reveal. All four of you. The lens is a 15" Wollensak Telephoto with the rear group removed and the front facing the film. Cost me $63 bucks with shipping and tax. Don't you love paying...
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    Re: post your trees!

    Thanks! Made my day��
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    Re: post "in Galli style"

    You may be onto something. The one lens that got us into trouble out at work when we sent it to re-app (it was tripping their meters because of rare earth glass) was a Wollensak similar to this one...
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    Re: post "in Galli style"

    Sorry, duplicate post.
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    Re: post "in Galli style"

    dos más


    http://tonopahpictures.0catch.com/MisclMenisci/15YDWollySoft/KettleW_sticksS.jpg
    kettle with sticks
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    Re: post "in Galli style"

    Breaking in a NEW soft focus lens today. I'll just show images and not throw lens names around. I was favorably impressed. The ground glass was telling me this lens has a ton of possibilities. ...
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    Re: Heliar Picture Post

    Now you've given me cause for even more bragging. I paid $81 for the 210mm and $113 for the 240 So no deep pockets here. Bottom feeder . . . perhaps. They look awful. But they perform...
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    Re: post "in Galli style"

    Beautiful. That Ford would be right at home in Tonopah.
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    Re: 8x10 Portrait Lenses

    Consider installing a 6˝" Packard shutter inside the Kodak. It fits perfectly against the front bulkhead wood that frames the bellows. Has to be 6˝, not smaller. That way you're all set for...
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    Re: Old Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles

    Cool shot. Always puzzled me that Ford went to the trouble to re-vamp the pickup and truck bodies to incorporate the nice looking wrap around window and then started over the next year in '57 with a...
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    Re: Old Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles

    Indeed! A 1935 Ford V8.
  12. Re: Protar VIIa Triple Convertible Pictures POST YOUR PROTAR VII PICS PLEASE

    Big Don's Elegant Junk. Is that your place Don? Love old gas stuff. What is the beastie in the 4rth image with the wonderful knobs?
  13. Thread: The Road

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    Re: The Road

    http://tonopahpictures.0catch.com/WorkGlovesS.jpg
    the govm't

    An old one and the first thing I thought of to fall under "the road"
    These lay in the street in front of my driveway for at least 6...
  14. Protar VIIa Triple Convertible Pictures POST YOUR PROTAR VII PICS PLEASE

    The Protar VIIa Zeiss Patent double anastigmat lens is a combination of 2 Protar VII single anastigmats, one in front of the aperture and the other behind the aperture. In this case we have a 16⅛"...
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    Re: post your trees!

    http://tonopahpictures.0catch.com/Heliar/240mm_No9/240Heliar_02s.jpg
    tree ŕ la ford

    240 Heliar. Same tree. We don't have that many in Tonopah.
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    Re: Heliar Picture Post

    Thanks Ari.
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    Re: Heliar Picture Post

    Beautiful stuff and I'm glad this thread is active again!

    Here are a couple from yesterday done with a 240mm No. 4 Heliar that no one seemed to want at the auction and I was able to steal it.

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    Re: Soft-Focus Lens Examples

    Wow! You are a dead ringer for old Edmund. I thought it was his ghost. That velo did a fine job. A fine job indeed.
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    Re: advice for a 8x10 setup for portrait

    no, as in silver bullets I must have ;~'))
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    Re: post your trees!

    Jason, the light in the branches makes it dance! A lovely image with one of my very favorite lenses.
  21. Re: Toyo 5x7 deluxe monorail bellows and lens question

    I wonder if a Cambo bellows would fit. I know the ends are different but bellows dimensions sure look close. I might ask an ebay seller to get out a ruler for 69 bucks. Just me. The folks in...
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    Re: advice for a 8x10 setup for portrait

    Apparently his customers had souls.

    I will recommend a book, not a camera or lens. Long out of print, Professional Portrait Lightings by Charles Abel from 1947. There's one starting at the...
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    Re: Kodak vs. Rodenstock 135mm

    Like a 1948 Plymouth and a Maserati. Sooner or later I've had all of the Kodak wide field double gauss lenses; 100, 135, 190, 250 and never kept any of them. There'll be about a hundred mad guys...
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    Re: The Setup and the Shot

    Wow Hugo. Beautifully seen and executed! I need something to work with besides sage brush ;~'))
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    Re: Around the house?

    http://tonopahpictures.0catch.com/Miscl_Tessars/8nQuarterVeloModified/HuntingtonWitherills.jpg
    Huntington Witherill over my fire place
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    Re: post "in Galli style"

    Thanks Paul! Another shot with the poor old bedraggled Kodak #34


    http://tonopahpictures.0catch.com/Miscl_Tessars/Kodak34BadGlassLens216mm/Teardrop_02s.jpg
    teardrop no. 2
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    Re: 8x10 Progress

    A few years back out on the govt range where I worked we had a problem aiming RF receivers for digital computers on our camera mounts. The mounts the things came with were junk. Picture glorified...
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    Re: In Praise of 5x7... Post'em !

    Inside joke. Paul was being over kind because this poor old Kodak is so damaged that in the right conditions the highlights sort of glow like a Pinkham & Smith. It's no P&S

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    Re: Post your signs

    http://tonopahpictures.0catch.com/Miscl_Tessars/Kodak34BadGlassLens216mm/Lionel136Os.jpg
    the lionel lines
  30. Re: Zeiss Sonnar 180mm f4.8 cla- replace "glue" inside

    My first thought is, if it's out of the light path, who cares, leave it alone. Clean it up (the fungus amongus) and put it back together and make pictures. Enjoy the lens.
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    Re: Still Life 2020

    Beautiful Paul.
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    Re: In Praise of 5x7... Post'em !

    http://tonopahpictures.0catch.com/Miscl_Tessars/Kodak34BadGlassLens216mm/8Kodak334_11.jpg
    38 fordy

    8˝ Kodak #34 lens on aged to perfection panatomic x
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    Re: Still Life 2020

    http://tonopahpictures.0catch.com/Miscl_Tessars/Kodak34BadGlassLens216mm/3FiestaJugs_02s.jpg
    3 fiesta pitchers no.2
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    http://tonopahpictures.0catch.com/Miscl_Tessars/Kodak34BadGlassLens216mm/3FiestaJugs_05s.jpg
    3 fiesta pitchers no.5

    I bought a junker Kodak No.34 8˝" f4.5 lens to rob the shutter and then was...
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    Re: post "in Galli style"

    Me not know. However I would think it a safe wager to say both lenses at the same aperture would be almost impossible to tell apart.
  36. Re: Chamonix 5x12" camera, with options is a reality

    A lot of water under the bridge since 2007. The camera in the photos on my site had another idiosyncrasy that the newer ones will not have. I insisted they make it to use 6X6 wood lens boards ala...
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    Re: post "in Galli style"

    X2 Stigmatic is a favorite.
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    Re: Fake Schneider lens?

    Just when you thought you'd seen everything . . .
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    Re: Heliar Picture Post

    Thank you Mr. Graves!
  40. Re: Likely Very Naive Question, sheet film then scan to produce a digital print.

    Brute force. 8X10 camera and ancient lenses. I haven't gotten over the thrill of pulling the negs out of the JOBO and hanging them up to dry. I don't make prints. Pity. So the scanner is just a...
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