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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    I don't know what to say. You are too kind, thank you.

    Yes sometimes it can be a real challenge to distill a harmonious, meaningful composition from the typical chaos of woodland scenes, but for...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Many thanks for the kind words. The original just wasn't quite working for me once I got it on the lightbox, but happily I found the monochrome version to have better balance.



    Thank you!
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Thank you. Yes there was dappled sunlight falling on the scene and I had to wait for an overcast moment to make the exposure. My main concern was the dark water and shadowed rocks in the in the...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Wyming Brook in the Peak District.

    Linhof Technikardan S45, Rodenstock Grandagon-N 4.5/90, Heliopan CPL, Fuji Provia 100F (converted to B&W)
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Thanks Steven, me too. I've been keeping an eye on the turning, trying to gauge an optimal time to visit one or two choice locations. Such a date is fast approaching, but the weather has not been...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Fine work.
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    Colour version of the previously posted black and white long exposure. This was shot about 20 minutes later and the conditions had changed dramatically. I'm leaning towards the B&W overall, but the...
  8. Re: Chinese bag bellows for Linhof Technikardan S45: any good?

    Thanks for the suggestion, but he only has two items in his store at the moment, neither of which are what I want.

    Besides, once bitten twice shy. I will just buy the genuine Linhof bellows and...
  9. Re: Chinese bag bellows for Linhof Technikardan S45: any good?

    An update on this: I decided to try my luck on one of these (from seller "ecbuyonline2008"), and the answer to my question would be an emphatic NO.

    For starters, the first bellows I received...
  10. Thread: Rocks and stones

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    Re: Rocks and stones

    Linhof Technikardan S45, Schneider-Kreuznach Apo-Symmar L 5.6/150, Velvia 50

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50521072288_c88a73d808_h.jpg
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Thank you Ben.
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    Re: Favorite Focusing Loupe?

    The minimum focus distance of the loupe is set when the ring is screwed all the way in to the body, and is designed to focus on objects precisely at the end of the loupe's skirt. By racking the focus...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Felt like something autumnal.

    Linhof Technikardan S45, Nikkor-M 9/300, Fuji Velvia 50:

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50517958306_f8c4437b5d_h.jpg
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    Re: Favorite Focusing Loupe?

    I use the Schneider 6x aspheric loupe and have no complaints. I installed an o-ring of the correct diameter and thickness underneath the lip of the eyepiece focus ring. This acts as a spacer to...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    lassethomas that waterfall image is great.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Thank you. The original digitised version is ~ 91 megapixels, which would be a little absurd to upload. The one I posted above is only 2 megapixels, so unfortunately really doesn't do it any justice....
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    Thank you.
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    Linhof Technikardan S45, Schneider-Kreuznach Apo-Symmar L 5.6/150, Lee Big Stopper, Delta 100, Ilfotec DD-X

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50424546457_376644f5b9_h.jpg
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Thank you. It is in the county of Cheshire in England. This shot was taken from a large hill called Tegg's Nose (a site of an old millstone grit quarry), looking over Macclesfield Forest and towards...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    I hope you don't get vertigo :)
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    Thank you. I remember feeling somewhat ambivalent about the shot when taking it, but am quite pleased how it turned out.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Linhof Technikardan S45, Schneider-Kreuznach Apo-Symmar L 5.6/150, Heliopan CPL, Lee Orange 21, Delta 100, Ilfotec DD-X

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50423378202_4c3d715f4b_h.jpg
  23. Thread: post your trees!

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    Re: post your trees!

    Excellent shot. The water must have been remarkably calm to give such clean reflections at that exposure time.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Thank you.
  25. Re: Light Meter for Large Format (4x5) Landscape Photography

    +1

    You will never need anything else.
  26. Thread: post your trees!

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    Re: post your trees!

    Me too, although I've done quite a bit of research on the subject before taking the plunge. Only assembled the basic kit in the last month or so. That was my 4th exposed sheet so far.

    Thanks again.
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    Re: post your trees!

    Yes high purity isopropyl alcohol. I started standardising on using 5% of it by volume with Pyrocat when doing semi-stand, as it lowers the surface tension of the mixture and prevents formation of...
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    Re: post your trees!

    Thank you :)

    From my notes the deepest shadows were on about Zone III, and the brightest patches of leaves were about Zone VIII, so nothing too crazy. The sky was about Zone X. Development was...
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    Linhof Technikardan S45, Rodenstock Grandagon-N 4.5/90, Kodak T-Max 400, Pyrocat-HD:

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50363385877_f94845f56f_h.jpg
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Linhof Technikardan S45, Schneider-Kreuznach Apo-Symmar L 5.6/150, Kodak T-Max 400, Pyrocat-HD:

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50361263062_fed09b3704_h.jpg--- by atomstitcher, on Flickr
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Thank you.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Padley Gorge in Derbyshire. Hasselblad 501CM, 4/50 Distagon CFi, Kodak Ektar 100 (scan converted to B&W).

    https://live.staticflickr.com/4861/46038586315_2645607171_b.jpg--- by atomstitcher, on...
  33. Thread: Fresnel

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    Re: Fresnel

    Agreed. I just got a brand new Linhof original GG + fresnel for my Technikardan S45, and the difference when compared to the old single piece acrylic GG/fresnel is dramatic.

    Linhof stuff is...
  34. Chinese bag bellows for Linhof Technikardan S45: any good?

    Hi all,

    I just bought a Rodenstock Grandagon-N 90mm f4.5 for use with my Technikardan S45. The standard bellows will allow the lens to be used, but only with very limited movements, so I will be...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Yes, very nice & atmospheric. I particularly like how the two angles of the roof mimic the profile of the hills.
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    Re: Custom Bellows UK Ordering Status

    I just recently got a replacement standard bellows for my Linhof Technikardan S45 from Keith. Fast turnaround of about 3 days from him receiving the old bellows/frames and me getting back the fitted...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Thanks. I like yours too, and agree it almost looks like a miniature diorama. The 60mm Distagon is one I've been eyeing for a while, but have so far held off as it's so close to the 50 I already own....
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Edale in fog. Hasselblad 501CM, Acros 100, 510-Pyro, Planar 3.5/100 CFi (first), Sonnar 4/180 CF (second).

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49194078433_982167002a_b.jpg--- by atomstitcher, on...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5 to 6x12) COLOR image sharing

    Padley Gorge, Derbyshire. Hasselblad 501CM, Planar 3.5/100 CFi, Ektar 100, Heliopan Slim High Transmission SH-PMC CPL.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49039309226_6c755a690c_b.jpg--- by...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Thank you Bob :)
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