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  1. Re: Spectral sensitivity of collodion and orthochromatic film

    So Ortho film tends to be slightly more sensitive to red?
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    Re: How to focus a view camera

    I used to spend hours under a dark cloth with a lope, re-checking focus, not any more!
    Think of your focus as a slice through space, you can vary that slice with the position of the camera and/or...
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    Re: November Portrait Thread

    And thank you too Antonio...yes life size would be good!
    Andy
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    Re: November Portrait Thread

    Hi Glad you like it.
    I have always liked Tintype portraits, those interesting skin and eye tones are just beautiful. Currently I don't have the time to delve into that fascinating process so in...
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    Re: November Portrait Thread

    Hi Guys and Gals
    I have not posted for sometime as I have been obsessed with my Rolleiflex! But this weekend I have been mucking about with Orthochromatic film and thought you might like to see the...
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    Re: Chicago sun times gets rid of all photo staff

    After much Facebook-ing, Instagram-ing and Linkedin-ing I realised that, though I had seen beautiful countryside, amazing cameras, my friends on bicycles and work colleague's great projects, I hadn't...
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    Re: Why Do We Photograph?

    Why do we photograph? Because yacht design college wouldn't take me and photography college would...oh how my life could have been so different!
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    Re: Omega2 vrs Beseler45MXT

    Again thanks for your excellent replies...though I am not sure about parties in my darkroom! I think I'll go for the Omega, I mean Beseler, no ...maybe I should get both?
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    Re: Omega2 vrs Beseler45MXT

    Yeah the Breseler seems to be the best equipped and cleanest...buy that one and then convert my loft into a darkroom, maybe.
    Thanks for the replies chaps, it looks like they are both worthy...
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    Omega2 vrs Beseler45MXT

    What ho knowledgable folk.
    I have the opportunity to purchase either of the above enlargers. Both seem complete and are going for roughly the same price.
    I have used neither in the past, so know...
  11. Re: Image Brief - Does Anyone Have First Hand Experience With This Service?

    Yes I have submitted to a couple of the briefs, each time without success. However as I have chosen the slightly obsecure it gives you a interesting library of images to up load to Alamy at a later...
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    Re: Best Drum Scanning Service?

    Ideal for me though...thanks for info!
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    Re: Historical women in photography

    Don't forget Lee Miller...Awesome photographer.
  14. Re: Gandolfi: pilgrimmage to the sites of the Gandolfi workshops

    Fascinating stuff chaps....great bit of London history....
  15. Re: Model name of your large format enlarger please

    Well, yes, but it's good to hear the views on on each one.
  16. Model name of your large format enlarger please

    What ho
    I haven't got a large format enlarger, I want a large format enlarger.
    I know most of the companies that make enlargers, past and present, but when it comes to the model names and negative...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Thanks for that Renato. Not that I much experience of the the different Rollei lens but I guess they are all pretty exceptional....the 2.8 Xenotar is one I would like to try.
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Hi Folks
    My Arca hasn't seen the light of day recently. This is probably why....http://www.myrolleiflex.co.uk...let me know what you think.
    Ta Andy
  19. Re: The top 10(+) character traits of the LF Gentleman

    A LF gentlemen respects Queen, country, school and family (in that order), is polite to all, even foreigners despite their lack of breeding and moral fibre. He uses the the word 'love' only when...
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    Re: Silent cross country walking trip with a 4x5

    An epic, awe inspiring, life affirming trip. I bet we haven't heard (?) the last from this remarkable man. Happy Christmas Greg
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    Re: Arca Swiss E Model

    Good choice, I bought my Arca, C model I think, from a bloke outside the British Museum over twenty years ago! Best 5x4 for what I shot. Look out for bag bellows and recessed lens boards for wide...
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    Re: post your Architecture photographs!

    Lovely....
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    Re: Photo ideas for photography?

    Not half!
    My theory is that if you stand in the middle of any urban enviorment with an LF camera on a tripod people come and talk to you...usual with many questions about what you're doing and what...
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    Re: Photo ideas for photography?

    Hackney a dump!!? I used to shoot a lot of social housing refrubishment around Hackney and never once had any of my gear knicked or was hassled in any way. Its now becoming very trendy or so I have...
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    Re: Photography = Flat, Soulless and Stupid

    I agree....and I have always thought its much easier to be a painter than photographer! That's if you can paint!
  26. Poll: Re: "Editions": A way to limit yourself and your overall marketability in general?

    Ok Peter Lik is a guy that's not short of a bob() or two....how does he do it? Limited or open? If limited I bet he won't be destroying any negs soon!
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    Re: Can somebody explain this camera to me?

    I have often wondered about these cameras...so if not beginners or experts camera who would use it?
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    Re: On the Origin of the 4x5 Camera

    This is something I have never worked out.... why change from whole, half and quarter plate to 5x4 (not 4x5) and 10x8....? Was 5x4 and 10x8 more popular than the plate sizes in the US back in the day?
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    Re: Sotheby's institute of art

    My first photography job was at Christies and you soon realise that there is a lot of money to be made from art...I once dropped a jade brooch smashing into many pieces. I was mortified but the...
  30. Re: Looking for a repairman/cam maker for a Crown Graphic in the UK

    I know this is an old thread but I've only just seen it..... Try Sendeans http://www.sendeancameras.co.uk/ in London...not used them myself but when ever I pass their shop there seems to be a number...
  31. Re: Digital ULF Negative: what transparency tmedium to print on?

    Ha I was just about to ask the same question! Great minds and all that....
    Being slightly dim I am wondering how does this digital contact negative film work? Do you simply print the film the same...
  32. Re: Reflex large format cameras....this weeks obsession!!

    Your Tibet thread was one of the first things that started this slight obession....must have been a hell of a trip! Got anymore Super D adventures planned??
  33. Re: Reflex large format cameras....this weeks obsession!!

    So a a Mag-bag holds 12 sheets of film?
  34. Re: Reflex large format cameras....this weeks obsession!!

    By heck I have just found John Minnicks Aero Liberator site http://johnminnicks.com fantastic!
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    Re: Still-Life Images, 2014...Skewer

    Good question! Its an online photo library....maybe its a British company!
  36. Re: Reflex large format cameras....this weeks obsession!!

    So I've got to get one with the slotted film holders and the aperture/focusing sounds a touch frustrating....but not put off yet!
  37. Reflex large format cameras....this weeks obsession!!

    Having used monorails and field cameras for all my large format work over the years, I have recently been intrigued by cameras such as The Graflex RB Super series, the Arca Swiss Reflex and other...
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    Re: Still-Life Images, 2014...Skewer

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    Originally shot on my Dslr for Alamy, deciding that it need the LF treatment (what doesn't) it is still a bit of a work in progress. Once happy with it I'll post it a bit bigger....in case...
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    Forgetting my craft!

    From 1986 to 2000 I was a studio photographer using LF most days to shot products, food, room sets and the like. I took pride at being good at my craft, I was organised, methodical, had the correct...
  40. Re: If I like Avedon, Roversi and Vermeer who else could I look at?

    August Sanders
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