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    Re: Scanner chopping panorama negs into thirds

    Doug Fisher solved the problem for me too - I'd just encountered it with my new V700 and looked at the Forum for that same reason. Regarding the chopping into thirds, I suspect the scanner is...
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    New Chinese 4x5 camera

    CXC - "I find it odd that lots of folks agree that 1:2.5 is a great pan ratio, but most of the cameras are 1:2 or 1:2.8..."

    Since the Noblex 150 negative is 5cm x 12cm, the ratio is 1:2.4 and...
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    Best 12-24" cable release?

    After finding my disc-locked cable releases locking accidently, I superglued the disc down after well-tightening it. I don't use long exposures requiring the lock.
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    Experience with 58mm SA XL

    I don't know, but the step-up ring puts the filter further away so would have to be bigger to just maintain the same coverage. My guess would be for the 77 slim filter (Hoya's Pro-1 is threaded at...
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    Enlarger Issue

    On the other hand it might save you the bother of using a centre filter with wide angle lens on camera!
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    4x5 or Medium Format for Scanning?

    If Neil had asked for opinions on comparing flat bed 4x5 with the Imacon/Hasselblad 343 scanner with medium format would that have changed anything?

    British Journal of Photography recently...
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    Epson F-3200 film scanner

    I'm presently using a Canoscan D2400U which doesn't seem sharp enough for quality film scans, and I wonder where the plan of sharpest focus actually lies - given that it functions to scan copy on...
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    Epson F-3200 film scanner

    I want a dedicated film scanner for formats to 4x5, and the new Epson F-3200 is in my price category at 599 in UK, but I don't know of anyone who's used it.

    Maybe it's not in the...
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    Thin Glass Sheets

    Regarding using glass under/over the negative on flat bed scanner, can anyone clarify this for me:

    Flat bed scanner neg holders (of the Canoscan w. filmholder variety) hold the negative higher...
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    What do you use for paper negs?

    I tried Ilford Multigrade IV rated at ISO 3 (best setting) and developed in print developer. Used enlarger with appropriate filtration as light source for contact print, and also enlarged from the...
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    Cambo Wide Viewfinder

    Vinegar and shoe polish is an acquired taste. I quite like olives although my partner can't stand them. If some olive jars have a useful plastic cap I'll sneak some in.
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    Cambo Wide Viewfinder

    Like you I have SA 65mm and Cambo Wide. The old viewfinder mask for 65mm / 4x5 is virtually useless and I made my own from sheet plastic and part of a Marmite cap - a great improvement and prettier...
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