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    Re: dirty film / filtering liquids

    I've also found that my stereo equipment sounds better with $1500.00 gold-plated liquid nitrogen-encased cables between my receiver and speakers... defintely made my Air Supply albums sound better.
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    Hayward Camera Swap this Sunday...

    Hi, all Bay Area camera aficianados,

    This Sunday is the Hayward Camera Swap at the Carpenters' Union Hall on Mattox Rd.
    Lots of cool photo gear gear being sold by a loosely-knit group of cool...
  3. Thread: Building a 4x5

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    Re: Building a 4x5

    Some fast wide-angle lenses have large-diameter lens elements, as well, so don't overlook that possibility.
  4. Thread: Building a 4x5

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    Re: Building a 4x5

    A larger lensboard size would allow use of larger (longer and/or faster) lenses. Vintage 12" (~300mm) f4.5 lenses can get big & heavy...like a Gundlach Radar, or a Wollensak Velostigmat.
    It would...
  5. Re: Getting the correct lens settings for a synced strobe?

    You can get a good, used flash meter for less than the price of a box of 50 sheets of 8x10 Tri-X.
    I grew up with guide numbers and the Inverse Square Law.
    That's why I offered the above...
  6. Re: Getting the correct lens settings for a synced strobe?

    The PC socket just acts as a switch that closes a circuit.
    X signifies Electronic flash.
    M signifies M-class flash bulbs.
    You want X .
    Your strobe should have a Guide Number somewhere in the...
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    Re: dirty film / filtering liquids

    It shouldn't.
    The filter just removes solid particles.
    Does it make coffee less strong?
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    Re: What is this antique thing?

    I could be wrong, but I think that's a dingle arm from a Turbo Encabulator. :)
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    Re: Deadly hike----Haz-Mat the cause?

    You just did. :)
  10. Re: Does a Photograph's medium change your opinion of it?

    Finding a well-done medium is rare. :cool:
  11. Re: "Extra" Aperture on Some Shutters (Copal/Schneider Symmar 135mm convertible)

    I just sold a Wollensak 90mm f12.5 wideangle lens...it was actually an f6.8 lens.
    The shutter aperture opens all the way to f6.8 for focusing, but the aperture marks start at f12.5 because that's...
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    Re: Photex/Verito Mystery Lens

    That is quite mysterious.
    There is no mention of Wollensak engraved on the trim ring.
    Two front 15" elements together to make a 16.5"?..
    Shouldn't that make for a shorter overall FL?
    Maybe it...
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    Re: Notched Film Holders, Examples

    I have seen where people have drilled sequences of tiny holes through the film retainers along the long sides of the holders...(the bars the film slides under).
  14. Re: Fujinon EX 135mm enlarging lens not fitting 53mm lens board.

    A Dremel should work...
    Go slowly.
    WEAR EYE PROTECTION.
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    Re: Pet Pictures, Any Format.

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    Still Life With Cat and Apple
  16. Re: Linholf Technika Super-Angulon Schneider-Kreuznach 1:8/65

    I would expect it to cost +/- $150 or so...plus shipping both ways.
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    Re: post your Architecture photographs!

    Outstanding! Bravo!
  18. Thread: Light Leak

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    Re: Light Leak

    It appears to be light-struck, not a development issue.
    Does the stripe continue into the unexposed rebate edge of the film?
    If not, then it is probably an in-camera issue, such as the back not...
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    Re: Expired film, storted at room temp, for bin?

    It should be fine. Try some at box speed with normal development....then adjust as necessary.
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    Re: Kodalith 2556 Type 3 4x5

    I shot some back in the day, developed in Dektol 1:3, but development time escapes me.
    Maybe the Massive Development Chart online can give you a starting point....
  21. Thread: B&J Black 5x7

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    Re: B&J Black 5x7

    B&J wooden cameras were all either gray or natural wood, to the best of my knowledge...someone probably painted it black. It looks great in black!
    I second the recommendation for Custom Bellows....
  22. Thread: Digital IR

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    Re: Digital IR

    Outstanding! Bravo!
  23. Re: Alternative Center Filters for Rodenstock 75/4.5 Grandagon N?

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  24. Re: Images shot with Orthochromatic / Ortho Film / Litho

    Daniel, I see a band about an inch wide going across the approximate middle of the cactus in both negatives....is that on the cactus?
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    Re: What makes a photograph "good"?

    Ya know, after thinking about it for a while, what really makes a photograph "good" is a well-written Artist's Statement. :cool:
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    Re: Technical photo lending library (So Cal)

    "Creative Elements" by Eddie Ephraums.
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    Re: What makes a photograph "good"?

    I like Jody's post.
    It brings in to play "relevance"...
    What I photograph is what interests and is relevant to me, but would bore many to tears.
    The photographic term "equivalent" is a lost...
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    Re: What makes a photograph "good"?

    The defense rests. :o
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    Re: What makes a photograph "good"?

    Boobies. :)
    Just thought I'd get that out of the way early.
  30. Re: Wollensack Velostigmat 12" - your judgement please

    I agree with Brian.
    Send it back for refund. Not as described.
    Those are serious scratches, not "cleaning sleaks".
  31. Thread: Abstracts

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    Re: Abstracts

    Outstanding image, Pat!
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    Re: 300mm Symmar-S transplant

    As Dan stated above, the f-stop is calculated by measuring the apparent aperture as viewed through the front element...
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    Re: PCH in summer? (LA - SF)

    Off the top of my head, there are:

    Photography West Gallery
    Weston Gallery
    Center for Photographic Arts.

    I was in Carmel about a month ago, all were closed, but would open "by appointment".
  34. Re: New here, new to LF, strongly considering a Wista

    If you're dead-set on 300mm for 4x5, there are Tele-Xenar 300mm f 5.5 Schneider Kreuznach lenses out there that require way less than 300mm of bellows extension for infinity focus, and MIGHT work on...
  35. Re: It's been a 4 or 5 years since I posted last - film notch code question

    Notch code for Rollei Infrared is a single, fairly deep V.
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    Re: Vintage 8x10 restauration project

    That's coming along beautifully!
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    Re: Vintage 8x10 restauration project

    Murphy's Law dictates that as soon as you have acquired the missing parts, a donor camera in better condition will show up for less money.
    (Ask me how I know this, as well...) :rolleyes:
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    Re: Vintage 8x10 restauration project

    Wow, that's quite a project!
    Good on you for taking it on...
    Custom Bellows in the UK is a great resource for replacement bellows...you'll need to send the old ones and the frames.
    ...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Wow, that is beautiful, lassethomas!
    Bravo!
  40. Re: Question about Hugo Meyer Görlitz Plasmat Satz lens set + Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar

    Hello Oliver,
    A common term for your Meyer set is "casket set", which might help when using Google.
    That Tessar has an interesting finish, I hope someone has an explanation for it.
    We do not do...
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