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  1. Re: Seeking Advice on Making an 8x10 Copy Camera

    Got a link to that listing on eBay?
  2. Re: Seeking Advice on Making an 8x10 Copy Camera

    8x10 because my dads prints are 8x10 platinum prints and I want to make negatives of them. There are lots of examples in copy work where 8x10 cameras were made for doing exactly what I am looking to...
  3. Seeking Advice on Making an 8x10 Copy Camera

    Hi, I am hopeful some of you in the group may be able to point me in the right direction.

    I have a couple old 8x10 field cameras and I was thinking I would like to make an 8x10 copy camera.
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    Re: Fire Studio Large Format Cameras?

    Thanks, that clears it up... Imported from China and cheap junk...
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    Fire Studio Large Format Cameras?

    I keep seeing large and ultra large format cameras by Fire Studio on eBay, but I can't seem to find any website or other information about these cameras. Anyone know the story about these cameras or...
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    Re: Need Help With Sistan (AdoStab II)

    Good info, thanks for sharing your first hand experience. Always the best!
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    Re: Need Help With Sistan (AdoStab II)

    Thanks Oren, really helpful. I appreciate you taking time to help.

    I sure hope that Adox provides some documentation in the future.
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    Re: Need Help With Sistan (AdoStab II)

    Thanks Oren, have you used Adostab II?

    I normally squeegee my prints as the very last thing before placing on drying screen and wanted to confirm this would not interfere with Adostab II...
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    Need Help With Sistan (AdoStab II)

    Hi, I recently purchased the updated version of AdoStab II (Sistan) to treat my RC silver gelatin prints and I am puzzled there are no actual instructions for use on the bottle other than suggested...
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    Re: Suggestions For Wide Angle Lens on 8x10

    Thanks for sharing this, really helpful and fantastic image too by the way.
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    Re: Suggestions For Wide Angle Lens on 8x10

    I was looking at the specs on the 240 G-Claron and it doesn't appear to have enough coverage for 8x10 at only 298. Is there something that I don't know possibly? My intention is to use the wide...
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    Suggestions For Wide Angle Lens on 8x10

    Hi, I am going to start looking for a wide angle lens for my 8x10.

    I currently have a 300mm F5.6 as my normal lens and the 150XL F5.6 as my very wide lens.

    I am looking for a good quality...
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    J Lane Dry Plates In Studio?

    Anyone tried exposing J. Lane dry plates under LED studio lights vs. UV light outdoors?

    If so, any input or advice is appreciated.

    Thank you,

    Larry
  14. Fujifilm Full Speed Blue (RX-N) X-Ray Film

    Has anyone used the newer Fujifilm Full Speed Blue (RX-N) as large format negatives?

    If so, what are your thoughts about this film as a negative?

    Any tips about handling, processing,...
  15. Re: Location of Serial Number For Linhof Technikardan 45 Camera?

    Thank you
  16. Location of Serial Number For Linhof Technikardan 45 Camera?

    Anyone know where the serial number is located on the Linhof 45S Technikardan?

    Thanks
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    Schneider 47mm on Linhof Master Technika?

    Can someone confirm the Schneider Super-Angulon XL 47mm F5.6 in Copal 0 will work on the Linhof Master Technika on a flat lens board?
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer

    Hi, yes, I did read the manual, twice actually, and I even searched the PDF as well to ensure I didn't miss anything.

    I can't find anywhere in the manual where it specifies the exposure time or...
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer

    Hi, did you see Greg's comment about this earlier in the thread?

    With being a novice at sensitometry, I am trying to make sure I am clear on these issues so I can go buy a unit that not only...
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer

    Hi Greg, the way that I read IC-Racer's tests on the LED Blue/Green Sensitometer's via the Photrio threads was that they performed properly for him in regards to the full range of tests and validated...
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer

    Randy, the issue with the X-Rite densitometers is they don't publish the exposure time or the illuminance value of the light source, both of which are needed to build characteristic curves. Based on...
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer

    Just watched it Greg. I gave it a thumbs up and commented and posted a question for you too (Stealth Van Life is my YouTube handle).
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer

    Hi Luis, I understand and agree with you. I am talking about using a sensitometer for creating a characteristic curve, determining D-min/D-max, Contrast Index, and exposure latitude. Basically, all...
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer

    Hi, I want to make sure I am clear on a point that you made in the first link below.

    Are you saying that the blue and green LED sensitometers that are readily available today which were designed...
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer

    Very helpful for sure. Thank you!
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer

    Hi Greg, really fantastic that you are producing these videos. I watched all 3 videos you have published so far and they are very well done. Great job!! Looking forward to watching the rest in this...
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer

    Thanks Keith. I will watch it and see if it will help fill in some missing info for me. Have a good weekend.

    Larry
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Densitometer

    Thanks. I just purchased the kindle edition of BTZS and will check it out for more details that will likely help fill in the cracks.
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Densitometer

    That seems to be the path that is most likely I think.

    The one question I have is how would you know where to start with an exposure time using the enlarger light source for the step wedge...
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Densitometer

    Hi, being new to this, I was thinking a sensitometer would simplify the exposure process of the step wedge by not having to expose a test wedge and then either use a lux meter or convert EV values to...
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Densitometer

    Hi, I feel embarrassed... I have a typo in the title and in the original message. I meant to say "Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer". I guess I had densitometer on the brain. I have an...
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Densitometer

    Hi Alan, I have a typo in the title and in the original message. I meant to say "Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer". I guess I had densitometer on the brain. I have an X-Rite densitometer...
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    Re: Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer

    Hi Luis, I had a typo in the title and in the original message. I meant to say "Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer". I guess I had densitometer on the brain. I have an X-Rite densitometer...
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    Need Guidance on Getting a Sensitometer

    I have been reading the Kodak Basic Photographic Sensitometry Workbook H-740 and I think I am ready to start testing my film and developer combinations for creating a characteristic curve,...
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    Re: Pyocat-HD/-MC 2 Bath Developing...

    Hi Ken, thanks for your thoughtful reply and information.

    I am planning to do some tests this weekend, assuming the weather provides the opportunity.

    It is funny you mentioned the white and...
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    Re: Pyocat-HD/-MC 2 Bath Developing...

    Ken, this is simply amazing. This could open up a lot of opportunities for my photography that simply didn't exist before. I have visited many historic places and simply walked away because I was...
  37. Re: How To Properly Determine Infinity For a Lens?

    Any tips or insights into how to go about doing this?
  38. Re: How To Properly Determine Infinity For a Lens?

    Hi Bob, it works perfectly at all distances. I shot 3 sheets of film to confirm. 1 at infinity, 1 at about 100 ft. and 1 at about 25 ft. All three were tack sharp on the film as they were on the...
  39. Re: How To Properly Determine Infinity For a Lens?

    Thanks Corran. I was able to get this all setup today! I do have a mismatched cam and it works great. I even exposed and developed a couple sheets of film to confirm what I was seeing in the...
  40. Re: How To Properly Determine Infinity For a Lens?

    Hi Bob, I was able to get the cam and lens all setup and everything works perfectly. I even exposed a couple sheets of film to confirm. I am super happy about this!

    In regard to the couple of...
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