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  1. Re: What do the wide gamut profiles in DPL mean

    In my ignorance and for my education what is Ap?

    You refer to curves and levels - is this something in ps???

    regards
    Tony
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Peter, thank you
    regards
    Tony
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Sunset cloud over Bull Bay, Nikon D50, stitched from 14 images using ICE
    regards
    Tony

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  4. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    Drew, as George Bernard Shaw said we are 'Two nations divided by a common language.

    what is shop classes?????

    In Britain and its empire a 'penny' was one two hundred and fortieth of a pound...
  5. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    O dear me, Drew, you do have it bad, don't you!!!!!
    Commiserations
    Tony
  6. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    Hi Drew, in terms of what if
    How about if the lower 48 and Hawaii were still part of the British Empire and Alaska still belonged to Russia

    regards
    Tony
  7. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    if I remember right, thread gauges are specific to thread forms - so a metric thread gauge will do metric threads, but will not fully identify the pitch of other thread forms.

    Anyway have fun
    ...
  8. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    For pitch measurement a ruler can be sufficient if you measure over 'N' pitches the more the better, then divide that measurement by [N-1]. For diameter use a micrometer [without inferring anything...
  9. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    Drew,
    I think you are showing an unfortunate bias.
    The ‘oldballs’ are in fact standardized thread forms that have or had a specific purpose. For instance, pipe, gas, cycle, microscope and...
  10. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    Assuming it is 5mm x 0.75 pitch then machine screws of this size are available from Amazon and others

    regards
    Tony
  11. Re: Rethreading screws (the search for replacement screws)

    What is the screw off?
    This might help id the thread [ie whitworth, BA, unified, or metric]
    The pitches of the various thread forms are:
    Whitworth 1/4 - 20 - 0.0500 inch
    1/4 - 26...
  12. Re: Seeking guidance on pairing a Nikon 150mm W lens with a Graflex Crown Graphic 4x5

    Dan, Not very friendly.

    I've an elderly Calumet CC400 LF camera and I'm able to use both types of flash guns on it, namely flash guns that have a pc cable/lead and those that reply on a hot shoe...
  13. Re: Seeking guidance on pairing a Nikon 150mm W lens with a Graflex Crown Graphic 4x5

    Dan, just trying to show the difference between 'modern' hot shoe cameras and cameras that operate with pc synch cable/lead; and the options that are available for LF cameras

    Yes, I know that...
  14. Re: Seeking guidance on pairing a Nikon 150mm W lens with a Graflex Crown Graphic 4x5

    A fuller explanation is that cameras are [normally] fitted with either a cold accessory shoe or a hot accessory shoe.

    To use a flash on a camera with a cold accessory shoe [or no accessory shoe]...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Seascape view looking East over Irish Sea, stitched from five images
    Regards
    Tony

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50310256993_1a87cff129_k.jpg
  16. Re: Light Meter for Large Format (4x5) Landscape Photography

    Reading this thread raises the question is there any correlation between the reading on digital camera's in-built meter and the reading of a handheld meter?

    Given that both are reflective meters...
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    Re: Tripod for Calumet CC-400

    Whatever tripod you get make sure that the 1/4 x 20 bolt is long enough to engage - if your CC-400 is like mine with the recessed screwed hole in the tripod block

    regards
    Tony
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    Re: Sinar Norma CLA, Europe?

    Worked for Coleman Canada, brought to the UK my Coleman Stove and Lantern, but sourcing Coleman fuel at that time was difficult and expensive. Just checked [via Google] and the fuel is available...
  19. Re: Lens mounting flanges - measurements and other info

    A few years ago I contacted the RAS [Royal Astronomical Society] regarding Whitworth threads used in 'old' lenses. It seems that the Whitworth thread was used but slightly different from the...
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    Re: Compur #2 help

    try pages 90 onwards
    regards
    Tony
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    Re: Compur #2 help

    Yes the manual is badly arranged, parts and exploded views are included - I'll look at mine and see what page(s) you want
    regards
    Tony
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    Re: Compur #2 help

    I have a compur repair manual, but can't see how to attach it
    have sent you a PM
    regards
    Tony
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    Re: Quarantine Pictures Any Format

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50179485586_d208b78fcb_c.jpg

    Still in partial lock down - attached view from house
    Regards
    Tony
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    Long life opened liquid paper developer

    I'm after suggestions for a paper developer that has a long shelf life after the liquid concentrate has been opened
    I use very little developer 270ml in a Jobo tank [for up to six 4x5 (paper)...
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    Re: E-Bay: What can I do If the buyer won't Pay?

    An associated side issue is "where is the money being paid from"

    I recently sold an item on eBay payable in Pounds Sterling with a delivery address in the UK.
    However, the Pounds Sterling amount...
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    Re: Quarantine Pictures Any Format

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    Female pheasant on fence rail in garden - just ready for lunch!!
    Small section of mobile phone image
    regards
    Tony
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    Re: Post your signs

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    Here are a couple of 'Food Signs' from New Orleans
    regards

    Tony
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    Re: Post your signs

    Pat, Thank you, we were surprised by the size of the parade. Certainly living in Toronto we were used to ‘Gay Parades’ that were [then only] allowed on All Hollows Eve [Oct 31st].
    We were in San...
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    Re: Post your signs

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    June 1979, San Francisco Gay Parade, Leica M3, 50mm ELmar
    In those days the word Turn(s) had specific sexual connotations.
    Hence the sign NO TURNS has or had meaning.
    Regards
    Tony
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    Re: Post your signs

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    Apropos the current world situation - you never know what is about to fall on you

    regards
    Tony
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    Re: Some B&W Interiors...

    Curiosity only, has the social distancing and bar/restaurant closure restrictions due to the 'virus' lock-down been lifted in Spain?
    regards
    Tony
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    Re: Moon lit scene with Txp 320

    Agreed Corran, but the OP is asking for ideas etc. Post #5 mentions the Sunny 16 rule, so the Looney 11 rule is merely another limiter.

    Regards

    Tony
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    Re: Moon lit scene with Txp 320

    How about the lunar 11 or looney11 rule which states:-

    Let us start with the basics. The moon is very bright in relation to the rest of the night landscape. How many times have you tried to...
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    Re: Xenar 135mm f4.7 lens opinion

    Pere, I've got two 'yellow filters' one has 'green tinge', the other has a 'brown tinge' - one is marked as 'K2' the other 'x2' both meaning exposure compensation.

    I also have a set of 'five'...
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    Re: Xenar 135mm f4.7 lens opinion

    I think this is 'my problem' - contrast is the term I should have used!!

    regards
    Tony
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    Xenar 135mm f4.7 lens opinion

    I use a Xenar 135mm f4.7 lens on my 4x5 camera. I've used it with fomapan-100 and Ilford multigrade paper as paper negatives.

    The film and paper were processed using Ilford chemicals in a Jobo...
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    Re: Quarantine Pictures Any Format

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49988878857_464868f791_k.jpg

    Foxgloves and other wild flowers in garden
    Nikon D50 with 85mm f1.8 lens

    regards
    Tony
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    Re: Paper negatives

    Three images trying paper negative with small apertures and long exposures.
    xenar 135mm @ f32 & [unmarked] f64 - exposures of 5s & 7s
    attached images are small sections of 4x5 negative
    regards...
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    Re: Quarantine Pictures Any Format

    And the hidden message is:-

    "unfortunately I just knew Marilyn"

    OR
    ? ? ? ? ?

    regards
    Tony
  40. Re: Barrell Lenses and Long Exposures at Wide Aperture

    Don Kittle has written three very complete and thorough essays on Paper Negatives. BUT he no longer pre-flashes the paper before use.
    Don can be contacted through the PM section of this forum.

    I...
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