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    Re: Viewlex Inc Type I 6 in f/6.3

    Thanks, great website.

    I was thinking of building a drop shutter or guillotine with waterhouse stops to get around 1/30sec exposure.

    I do have a 165SA f/8 for backup as soon as I fix the Compur...
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    Viewlex Inc Type I 6 in f/6.3

    This lens has a center filter (yellow) and consists of 2 parts that appear to be the same.
    Looks like a topogon design.
    it has no aperture.
    I am trying to mount it on a Linhof Kardan boardto use...
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    Re: Hello from Far Quebec

    Welcome. My wife and I lived in Montreal from 1968 to 1978. It was in Montreal that I realised my dream of owning a large format camera, an ancient Linhof 4x5. We visited that jewel of a city,...
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    Re: A Pinhole is a Lens

    Doesn't a pinhole demonstrated the duality of light, i.e. that light acts as if it is both a particle and a wave. A lens bends light same as water or any other medium light can travel thru, at the...
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    Re: Any Lenses for 14 X 36"?

    I made a Camera Obscura for my wife's volunteer art class at the local elementary school. I used an old Jeagers telescope objective, not a true APO, that demonstrated what could have inspired...
  6. Thread: Tripods

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    Re: Tripods

    I use a giant Linhof tripod from the 1960's with 90mm base for a levelling head. Very stable and very heavy with geared center post. Hoping to mount a 50+lb refractor telescope on it too. Another...
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    Re: E6 film in C41 chemistry?

    Great link, thanks.
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    Schneider lens caps

    Why are these so expensive? Most of my lenses come with the original caps, but a few don't. They are available but often at high prices, $10 to $20 each. I guess it is supply and demand at work. The...
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    E6 film in C41 chemistry?

    I have not tried this yet.
    Due to lack of local E6 processing I was wondering about cross processing.
    Would the E6 film look like a negative or a positive.
    I would like to project some 6x7 slides...
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    Re: To all Linhof Kardan GT 8x10 owners

    I intend to use my 4x10 Linhof Kardan TL, a 4x5 version with Chinese back standard for 4x10, in the field on the 25+lb large Linhof tripod from the 1960's.
    Plan to build a golf/beach buggy to carry...
  11. Re: What’s your most “unpopular” opinion about LF?

    Schneideritus is a bug not a feature.
  12. Re: What’s your most “unpopular” opinion about LF?

    Exposure is not complicated - just follow the "sunny 16" rule or "sunny 22" at the beach. Kodak can't be wrong since they put it in/on the box (for little films)
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    Re: 4x10 Photography

    From 10 years ago in New Mexico with 121 SA on a 4x10 Fotoman. A foam board mounted 8x20 image copied with my X-Pro1.

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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Bob I think this maybe 1968/9 since the original Press 70 was introduced in 1963.
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Hi Bob,
    In my endless quest to get a working Linhof Press 70 I have obtained one more body with serial number 1851092. Can you date it please. Thanks.
  16. Re: which Spot lightmeter for field use (dead Spotmeter V) ?

    For incident readings (as well as reflected) the most reliable meter I have is American made. It has military grade movement (yes it is analogue). It is/was made by Zalco INC of/in Oregon, its known...
  17. Re: which Spot lightmeter for field use (dead Spotmeter V) ?

    Back in the late nineties I had earned about $600 from some photos I had taken around my home town for a book by an outfit that sold advertising space in a book about the town (turned out to be some...
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    Re: About PRIOX enlargers

    Welcome.

    I had a French pen friend in the UK in the 1950's.
    I moved to 17th century French speaking Quebec in 1968 but couldn't master the Quebecoise with my high school French.
    In 1970 we...
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    Re: How Many LF Formats Do You Use/Own?

    I didn't count my 5x7 portrait woody in pieces and new bellows bought 10 years ago but never mounted. The wood/brass cleaned up nicely, so is it a camera or a piece of art?
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    Re: 203mm Ektar Shutter Help Needed

    There is one Compur shutter that is never mentioned. It never needs a CLA and works forever until it doesn't. This the Compur Electronic #1 from the 1960's. It is a mechanical shutter that will...
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    Re: 300mm lens 4x5" landscape

    Is 270 close enough to 300?

    I have two light weight lenses in Compur dial-set shutters from a long time ago:

    1) 270mm Symmar Doppel f/6.8 that covers about 80 degrees based on the Dagor

    2)...
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    Re: How Many LF Formats Do You Use/Own?

    120/220
    Linhof 220
    Fujifilm GW670III
    4x5
    all being sold to raise money for another project
    5x7
    Linhof Kardan Bi
    4x10
    pinhole camera
    Linhof Kardan TL with 4x10 back from China
  23. Re: Life after E6 and large format transparencies

    What's in a name? XKAES. My wife used 3 XK's with plain prism for her portrait work. We had all the Minolta XK finders except for the AES. Do you still have your Minolta XK's? We had ours from the...
  24. Re: Life after E6 and large format transparencies

    I have a few Cibachrome prints on the wall (from 4x5) including a 20x24 of a trail in the woods taken about 40 years ago. Did anyone shoot Cibachrome directly in the camera. I think it's speed was...
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    Re: Vale Jerry Uelsmann

    My wife was there in the University of Florida as a student in 1962/66 and thought that Jerry did some very interesting photographic "stuff". He was only 10 years older than her at 28.
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    Re: How the Linhof Technika became Super…

    I had a Technka V in 1984 with 150 and 90 lenses and a 220 6x7 back. Always used it on a tripod until one day I forced myself to hand-hold and rangefinder focus. Didn't like it much so went back to...
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    Re: Arca-Swiss 5x7 platform restart

    I have a Linhof Kardan Bi with 5x7 back. These are old (1960's) but work well. Since it is a Linhof Kardan many more modern components work with it.
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    Re: Hello from the arctic circle!

    I would love to join you with my 4x10 outfit (just kidding - can't afford it right now). There is a guy in Norway who 3D prints a 4x10 camera and other sizes. He sells on Ebay.
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    Re: Hello from the arctic circle!

    To get into MF/LF fairly inexpensively I would get an old 4x5 camera that you can attach a back for 120 film. Get one lens like an old Symmar 135mm and a tripod. If it doesn't work out for you, it...
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    Re: Adapting a Projector Lens

    Bob, the old board is silver from a Technika IV or even a III. I am using a Technika to Kardan adapter as most of my lenses are on late model Technika V boards with the exception of a 165mm SA that...
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    Re: Adapting a Projector Lens

    I have a Cinelux 120mm f/2 projection lens that has a 52mm ANAMORPHIC CLAMP recently attached. I would like to attach it to an electronic Compur #3. Looks like it would work because ANAMORPHIC...
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    Re: Copal 3 vs Copal 3s

    I have a Cinelux 120mm f/2 projection lens that has a 52mm ANAMORPHIC CLAMP recently attached. I would like to attach it to an electronic Compur #3. Looks like it would work because ANAMORPHIC...
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    Re: 4x10 how does it work and what do I need

    Agreed. Right now I am holding a foam board mounted 8x20 2x enlargement (digital) from my New Mexico 2012 visit using the Fotoman with 121 SA. 8x20 is the right size to hold at the distance that...
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    Re: 4x10 how does it work and what do I need

    WillTravel rather than TravelWide, what catchy names. Amazing what can be done with a 3D printer!
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    Re: 4x10 how does it work and what do I need

    Sounds exactly like my Fotoman. There is a guy in Norway who "prints" in plastic these kind of things, more like a point and shoot approach.
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    Re: 4x10 how does it work and what do I need

    I have given up on 4x5 but am still fond of 120/220. Have an adapter to allow super rollex 6x9 (for Technika 2x3) to be used on the 5x7 Kardan Bi.
    A 6x17 adapted to the 5x7 would be nice too.
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    Re: 4x10 how does it work and what do I need

    My interest in 4x10 started in 2009 when I bought a Fotoman 4x10 with a cone for 121 SA. Using FP4 in 4x10 in 2012 in New Mexico, I shot 14 images that were developed locally using double 4x5 holders...
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    Series nine filters

    I have accumulated a lot of series IX filters including adapter rings and hoods over the years. I was going to use some for video. Does any one use these type of filters anymore? There are so many...
  39. Were the 1920's a good time for lens manufacture?

    Back in the late 1990's I had a "5x7 set" of Zeiss Protarlinse's in 22 29 35 and 2@41cm. They were sharp but not particularly the best for chromes. I traded this set and preferred more modern...
  40. Re: Are print drums a more practical way to print big in a bathroom?

    That 1959 AH Sprite I had was set up for racing with a cross-flow head and I was told a "special" race ready crankshaft. I was parked and got my foot stuck on the gas pedal and that little engine...
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