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    Re: Unique/ lesser known portrait lenses

    There is a link in post #6 of this thread :)

    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?35097-A-new-line-of-Chinese-pictorial-lenses!
  2. Re: One more time: Tachihara 4x5 front cam loosens up. Solution?

    These were referred to as "over center" cams when I was a student.

    They have to go past the point of full compression to lock.
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    Re: Unique/ lesser known portrait lenses

    If you don't insist on "vintage" there are some other possible choices

    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?35097-A-new-line-of-Chinese-pictorial-lenses!

    :)
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    Sticky: Re: Large Format Channels on YouTube

    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/member.php?45640-Nodda-Duma

    :)
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    Re: Kirk Tuck commenting on 4x5 video blog

    Is it possible the member called Hugh is the Hugh Brownstone of the video?

    I watched the video and didn't see anything worth getting upset about.

    The tone of the blog seems sad and bitter.
    ...
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    Re: Compur shutter serial numbers

    In my innocence I planned to use the Technika with a 100mm Wide Field Ektar and the 8 1/2" Commercial Ektar.

    This summer has shown me the error of my ways...

    The plan for next year is all Geman...
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    Re: PROTO120A - I was bored, so I did a thing

    Some very tidy looking "hobbling" going on there....

    :)
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    Re: Compur shutter serial numbers

    Thank you for taking the time to post this.

    I haven't used the lens yet.

    The Crown Graphic is now in the hands of my niece :rolleyes:

    I'm hoping it will be a workable alternative to an 8...
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    Re: Compur shutter serial numbers

    A579254 Synchro Compur with PC synch socket and CZJ 210 F6.3 Tessar 5902857.

    Came to me recently along with a side rangefinder Crown Graphic that had a '47 Ektar 127F4.5 on it.

    Beautiful little...
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    Re: Portraits from 2021

    A timeless and beautiful image.

    I'd imagine the print is a wonderful thing to see....
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    Re: Portraits from 2021

    I hope the authorities of Toplecca di Sopra are ready for the crowds that will surely be heading there for next years Festival :D
  12. Re: Linhof Technika III with Fujinon 90mm f/5.6

    "All Technika lll cameras, regardless of age, have the same size hole in the front standard and all accept the same type boards."

    Hi Bob,

    it's good to have things confirmed by an expert....
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  13. Re: Linhof Technika III with Fujinon 90mm f/5.6

    I made the measurement from an earlier style of Technika iii front standard.

    The type with the folding wire frame viewfinder.



    It would be no harm to check the camera in question.

    Murphy...
  14. Re: 'Journey' in trying to build a 1850 sliding box camera

    Teak is apparently very resistant/poisonous to termites :)
  15. Re: Linhof Technika III with Fujinon 90mm f/5.6

    I have a Technika iii standard with a 70.8mm hole for reference.

    The hole in a Technika iv is 84mm wide.

    My wide angle for the Technika is a 100/6.3 Wide Field Ektar.

    They are tiny compared...
  16. Re: Putting a copal 1 150mm f5.6 lens on a copal 3 shutter via adapters, what to expe

    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?35097-A-new-line-of-Chinese-pictorial-lenses!

    :)
  17. Re: 'Journey' in trying to build a 1850 sliding box camera

    That's beautiful.

    :)
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    Re: New and need help

    At home I shoot a Linhof 45s monorail on a 5 series Gitzo.

    It's rock solid.

    It's very heavy.

    I use a 3kg Technika and a 3kg Linhof alloy tripod for "away from the house" images.

    It works...
  19. Re: Sanderson Regular? Badged Harrington & Co.

    The leaf spring and Graflock back is a cool looking trick :)

    Something wonderfully romantic about the old wooden cameras, I think :rolleyes:
  20. Re: Sanderson Regular? Badged Harrington & Co.

    Lovely work.

    :)
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    Re: A large-format laugh from Matt Marrash

    :o

    @mat4226 on the forum member list.
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    Re: Ground Glass--repair, replacement-----

    A name that springs to mind...and some suggestions....
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  23. Re: How refurbish old Gitzo Rational PL-5 head so forward/back tilt locks solidly?

    That handle is threaded into a steel bush. D 1270 17 of the drawing.

    https://i.imgur.com/vSFt5Aw.jpg

    That's what the one I have looks like.

    Perhaps you are looking at a stripped thread.
  24. Re: Why View Camera & Sheet Film Today, in our here and now?

    I'm definitely guilty of at least some of that...

    I have recently bought some 8x10 holders to allow making images in the ways they were once made.

    Been amusing my self with gum...:)
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    Re: Thoughts on composition in portraiture

    Hi Philip,

    Portraits are one of the great subjects of visual arts. John Singer Sargent studied the work of Hals and Velazquez the same way we might look at the images made by Karsh. Velazquez...
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    Re: Thoughts on composition in portraiture

    I draw, paint and make images with cameras.

    Faces near "Life Size" are where I feel comfortable.

    The classic 8x10 "headshot" is great to work from in almost any media.

    If I have no...
  27. Thread: Industar-37

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    Re: Industar-37

    https://i.imgur.com/eDAtxKj.jpg

    :)
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    Re: The Linhof Technika III

    I had #5303 out for a walk on the beach this evening.

    It was a 200 euro "parts/repair" deal on ebay last year from Canada.

    Some radical surgery was needed to get it operational.
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    Re: Meopta Magnola (someone else...)

    Hi,

    have a look at post #21 in this thread....

    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?161779-Linhof-Technika-III-5x7-restoration

    Obviously it will depend on the meopta...
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    Re: Frances Benjamin Johnston

    Like!

    A great image maker who took life on her own terms.

    Brave and risky work back then..
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    Re: Large Format Shells

    https://i.imgur.com/6dUEiSM.jpg

    Adox CHS100 9x12

    First attempt at an iconic subject :rolleyes:

    Obviously not the work of a Master.....
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    Re: Post yer 35mm shots!

    You have a great eye, she is well in her twenties now.

    Probably 800asa and a big old Sigma F2.8 apo 70/210 :rolleyes:

    Thanks for the kind comments :)
  33. Re: Linhof Technika III... Double Headed Rangefinder Cam...

    There seems to be a lot of small variations in production back then.

    The shape of the top slide on my Technika (5303) is different to your Super Technika.

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    I may have spent too much...
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    Re: Post yer 35mm shots!

    https://i.imgur.com/DcYEj2t.jpg
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    Re: Art is Emotion

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    9x12 adox chs100, 3 seconds @F32

    :)
  36. Re: Legend of The Ghost Technika - The Linhof Technika Medizin

    "Adolf Lazi (born December 22, 1884 in Munich , † January 9, 1955 in Stuttgart ) was a German sculptor and photographer . In 1950 he founded the “International School for Higher Photography - Lazi”,...
  37. Re: Suggest a 12" (300mm) lens for portrait work on 8x10?

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    This is an FKD shutter and Industar 300 F4.5 on a 162x162 Linhof board.

    Cheap when they show up.

    :)
  38. Re: How are Camera Bellows UK bellows holding up over time???

    I have been hesitant to use glue so far, as my Technika is still in the test phase.

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    :)
  39. Re: Is it possible to practice the art of "seeing"?

    "If we master a bit of drawing, everything else is possible." Alberto Giacometti

    A few years study with a great Art Teacher transformed my understanding of images.

    A crop from a 35mm snapshot...
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    Re: Custom Bellows UK Ordering Status

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    My new Technika bellows arrived this morning.

    Paid for on Monday evening, here in Ireland on Friday.

    Keith was a pleasure to deal with and the bellows are lovely.

    Very pleased I...
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