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    Wide angle lens question

    Hi. I don't know about recessed board, I'd say you need it, for sure you need wide angle bellows. With my 90mm the standard bellows are already very crunched.
  2. LF for Inca Trail? General advice for Peru and Bolivia

    I would bring a Mamiya 7 or P67 with Velvia. As someone has suggestesd it'll all depend on the kind of trip you are making. If the trip is not primarily focused on LF shooting I would avoid such an...
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    Newton rings on Bosscreen

    ... and of course my name is not baluba but Roberto Manderioli. Sorry for the mistake!!
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    Newton rings on Bosscreen

    Yes, I left the plain glass from Wista in place (not the GG, just the thin glass) for two reasons: - To give extra protection when using the loupe and/or during transportation - to ensure proper...
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    Newton rings on Bosscreen

    Yes, I was fooled by a stupid thing just as well! The newton rings comes from the original plain glass from Wista that keeps the whole Bosscreen in place. Therefore the rings are not in the...
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    Newton rings on Bosscreen

    I have just received a Bosscreen for my Wista 4x5 and have fitted it on the camera without problems. Just one question arises since after mounting it slight newton rings have appeared on the glass. I...
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    Bosscreen on Wista 45

    After month of troubles I have managed to buy a Bosscreen for my Wista 45 metal field. The screen is on its way to my home and should arrive in very few days. I will let you know the result as soon...
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    Lowepro Photo Classic Vs. Photo AW

    I was in the same situation one month ago: I went for the Photo Trekker AW and haven't regretted the choice. The AW version is extremely well padded, and having owned another AW backpack for a few ...
  9. OMG Not another what should I buy for my first LF lens question!

    Ed, I have faced exactly the same situation when I begun 1 year ago. I have eventually gotten a 150/5.6 because the 135 mm usually have less coverage than 150 mm , don't know why perhaps the optical...
  10. My first LF camera: Meridian vs Crown Graflex vs Calumet Cadet

    Hi Marco. I am italian as you and have been into LF for 1 year now. I do the same kind of photography you are planning to make. While I cannot advise you about the cameras you are evaluating due to...
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    How fast a 90mm should I start with?

    For architectural work I'd go with the 5.6 . The f:8 on my camera makes a nightmare to focus with. In addition for architecture you need far more coverage than that of a SA 90/8 .
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    Recessed board on Wista 45D

    All you guys are very kind and helpful, let me just clarify what kind of camera I am referring to: it is a Wista 45 D metal camera. It is much like a SP but without front shift. It has...
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    Recessed board on Wista 45D

    Here is my problem, already posted on this forum and already addressed by variou s people, but now I have additional information. The problem arise from the fact that the Linhof recessed board...
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    Roll Film Holders

    I have been using Horseman 6x9 RFH for several months on my Wista 4x5. NOthing particular to take care of, the only useful thing is to have 6x9 markings on the ground glass

    Regards
  15. Amateur landscape photographer wanting to try large format

    David, in the UK there are two of the most valuable source of LF material in the WORLD, Robert White and Teamwork . They offer second hand equipment as well. As a photographer, my profile is very...
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    Recessed Board for Wista SP

    Bob, thanks for your precision . I don't know anything about Linhof boards. When I bought the 90SA it was already fitted on a recessed Linhof board but although external dimensions were OK the...
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    Recessed Board for Wista SP

    Jeffrey, I use to have one for Linhof but did not fit. A few months have passed and can't exactly remember if it was because the protruding part did not enter the hole or because of the offset...
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    Recessed Board for Wista SP

    First of all Merry Christmas to all. I have a Wista SP and use it with a 90/8 Super Angulon. With this lens, I cannot rise enough to correct perspective as the bellows are too compressed. I would t...
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    Checking Camera Equipment

    Randy, after Sept.11 I have flown several times , one of which with a Wista 45 metal in a Nature trekker backpack to the U.S. as hand baggage.No problems whatsoever. The only thing to look at is...
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    LF suppliers in OK

    In a week I'll be travelling to Oklahoma on a business trip. If I'll have time , I'd like to visit a LF supplier store in the Oklahoma City area. Any advice on where to go? Thanks in advance

    Ciao
  21. Thread: LF Film Bank

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    LF Film Bank

    I can offer my help and assistance in Ferrara, Italy Ciao
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    Tuesday's disaster

    After 3 days I still have in my eye the scenes of the planes hitting the towers. I can't send this images out of my eyes and I think I never will . I was about to leave for the US for a week of fun...
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    LF locations in Denver area

    Well what can I say? Thanks to all for the very helpful responses. Hope to take gret pictures Ciao to all
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    LF locations in Denver area

    I am heading to Denver on September 15. I'll have a couple of days at my disposa l for recovering from the jet-lag then I'll be going to Utah. I'd like to shoot one or two pictures of the aspen trees...
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