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    Re: Light leak - driving me mad for weeks

    This is good information, Mike. I have one of these that I use when I have only 4 sheets to process, and will keep an eye out for this issue. But in general, I have been happier with the MOD54...
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    Re: Rangefinder Cameras

    I use a Polaroid 900 converted by Alpenhaus, with a 150mm Fuji lens. I had to send it back once to get the RF adjusted, but since then it has worked well. The back will take Grafmatics, which I use,...
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    Re: I'm curious: HP5 Neg came out in color

    For what it's worth, VueScan software is inexpensive and works well with the Epson scanners--as well as thousand of other brands, they claim. I never warmed up to the Epson software, but I have used...
  4. Re: Travelers: New X-ray machines WILL ruin your film

    This may seem obvious or have been answered, but film is shipped by USPO every day without a problem. For this reason, I have always ordered fresh film from B&H to be delivered to my destination...
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    Re: Push 400 to 800 in HC110

    This is all great information. Thanks to everyone for their thoughts. Drew and Oren, thanks for recommending TMY as a recommended alternative for exposure at EIs above box speed; and Neal, thanks...
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    Push 400 to 800 in HC110

    I know, I know, pushing film is not recommended if you love detail in the shadows. But I really want to hand-hold my 4x5 converted Polaroid 900 and I could use an extra stop. For almost everything...
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    Re: opinions on the mod54 drying rack

    Just bought one and like it. Well built--perhaps overbuilt. A real improvement over homemade clothes-hanger-with-paper-clamp system I was using.
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    Re: Around the house?

    HP5, HC110, 150mm Sironar N

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48679274491_7e234df075_b.jpgBack garden, Clifford Terrace by William Poole, on Flickr
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Dilapidated barn and cross, Ferndale, CA.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48829244912_0d04060b0e_b.jpgFerndale by William Poole, on Flickr

    Canham DLC, 150 Sironar N, HP5, HC110 B
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    Re: Still Life 2019

    Here are a couple of recent ones. Both HP5 in HC110 E.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48679440597_639f16b03b_c.jpgFlowers in a vase, Clifford Terrace, Fruit by William Poole, on Flickr

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  11. Re: I take back every bad word I have said about Kodak...

    I am nowhere near as organized or systematic as the experienced gurus in the room, but I do shoot a lot of medium format TMY, which I love. I find that it works best for me rated at 320 in HC110,...
  12. Re: Any idea what's causing these light streaks

    Thanks for the ideas, Steve and Doremus. I should have clarified that the Grafmatic is solidly attached to the camera with small thumbscrews--I am not using it under the spring back. Thus the...
  13. Any idea what's causing these light streaks

    I am periodically getting characteristic light streaks on photos like the one below.

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    In this instance, the streaks are most visible on the trees, particularly the left one.

    The...
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    Re: In the Footsteps of Atget

    Loving this thread. Thanks for taking us along.
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    Re: Seeking Advice for 4x5 Handheld Camera

    OP: there is a photographer in Portland who regularly shoots posed street with a Crown Graphic and a Graphic SLR, both 4x5. Worth a look if this is your interest. He is on both Flikr and Instagram....
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    Re: Bergger releasing new film soon

    Thanks, E. Searing. our system suggests a more orderly mind than my scrawls.
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    Re: Bergger releasing new film soon

    Exhibit A
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    Re: Bergger releasing new film soon

    Well, the film came from B&H, Bob, and everything looked like previous boxes. I actually haven't looked at these sheets--just couldn't feel the notch. Will pull one next time I am in the darkroom...
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    Re: Bergger releasing new film soon

    I was months on the B&H waiting list for Pancro 4x5. I finally got it last winter, and in loading the last of that fifty-sheet box today, I was flummoxed by several sheets without notch codes. I...
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    Re: Do you use 100% of a LF negative?

    I use every tool at my disposal to get an image that moves me. That means I sometimes crop. And I edit preexposure, move stuff around when possible so the composition feels right. And not having...
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    Re: HC-110 help or opinions

    Times per massive development chart.
    Tanks: Paterson Roll 120 and 35mm, SP 45, MOD54 insert in Paterson
    Dilution B for times 6 minutes and more.
    Dilution H for films where MDC Dilution B times...
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    Re: October portrait thread

    Instant heirlooms, Deardorffuser. Lovely.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Ken -

    Like it! Your evocative photos make me homesick for New England this time of year.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    A few from Old Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts, which I visited last month. TMY 120, yellow filtration, HC110 B

    https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1903/43530364890_b6ac2c1250_c.jpgOld Sturbridge...
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    Re: Troubleshooting devopment

    I have had problems with the SP-445 tank, insert version 2, where the center rib touches the back of the film. Sometimes there is a streak that does not clear well during fixing when fixed in tank,...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Thanks, Chassis - glad you like.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Back garden, several different cameras, all TPY in HC110 B, all taken over the last few months/


    https://farm1.staticflickr.com/843/43384416842_c40ed249d4_c.jpgClifford Terrace by William Poole,...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Very much enjoying all your travel work on multiple channels, Austin. So many admirable photographs.
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    Re: August portrait thread

    What an evocative and enigmatic double portrait!
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    Re: post your trees!

    There's a lot going on in that photo, Jason. I like.
  31. Re: Wanted: Update on smart phone light meter apps

    +1 for MyLightmeterPro, used as reflective and with the Luxi incident dome, with the caveat that I use it on an IPhone 6 and that I have not used other apps for comparison. The reflective mode...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Well, it's land, so I guess it's a landscape. Back window into the garden on a rainy day. TMY at ISO 320, HC110 (B) 90mm Super Angulon.
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Lovely! If I look at it long enough, the clouds begin to move.
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    Re: pushing TMY one stop with HC110

    That is helpful - thanks.
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    Re: pushing TMY one stop with HC110

    That's helpful, Drew -- thanks. I am thinking now that I may start with a little time boost, but not to the full 8 minutes and adjust from there. Thanks again. Bill
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    Re: pushing TMY one stop with HC110

    Thanks Mark and Drew. I assumed that there would be some variability in the MDC, but this seemed like a pretty significant outlier. I have also seen sources that said you didn't need to make any...
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    pushing TMY one stop with HC110

    Over the last months I have successfully standardized on HC110 as an easy-to-use one-shot developer for TMY, TX, and Bergger Pancro 400.

    My time for TMY at ISO 320 is 6 minutes at 20 C as...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    That's nice, Peter, love all the intersecting spars and lines.
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    Re: still life 2018

    The second in a series of images of flowers and objects a windowsill, shot from outside, so incorporating reflections as well. The ball-like object on the right is dried kelp, arranged with the...
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    Re: June portrait thread

    Gorgeous in every way!
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