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    Re: Shutter for Heliar 300mm 4.5

    BTW, I have all 4 of those lenses, Sinar shutter and a Norma

    I use a stronger camera with Packard shutter as it has a wider aperture
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    Re: Shutter for Heliar 300mm 4.5

    How can a Sinar shoot really big lenses?

    405 Kodak, 14.5" SF II Cooke, 14" Verito require a bigger 8X10 lensboard and a very strong support

    I know Ken Lee shot a 610 Nikkor with Sinar and...
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    Re: How Early Could It Have Happened?

    How did we make those pyramids, must have had some darn good surveyors, tools with smart workers

    and now we find a whole lot of Maya with Lidar
    ...
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    Re: October Portraits

    Like!

    Ever see those short videos, where some body says 'Run!'
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    Poll: Re: Another Comparison of the Howtek VS V850

    I guess B

    But I get eye strain looking at this sort of thing

    which reminds, I need to 'see' my eye Doc, who will give me more eye strain with the damn tests

    I pray nobody has glaucoma, but...
  6. Re: Thoughts on the “tailboard” design for 8x10?

    As does the Calumet C Series 8 X 10: a review which is a tailboard design with gearless focusing that is very smooth
  7. Re: Thoughts on the “tailboard” design for 8x10?

    My B&J Rembrandt 5X7 is the non folding model 1, then they made a Model 2 that folds

    More history here

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reisekamera
  8. Re: Thoughts on the “tailboard” design for 8x10?

    stenopeika tailboard 8x10 build your camera FULL HD Video
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    Re: My Howtek HiResolve8000 got tough with me

    I love riding anything on 2 or 3 wheels. Hate cages

    I will be getting a yard bike
  10. Re: Thoughts on the “tailboard” design for 8x10?

    Tailboard cameras are very good at supporting heavy portrait lenses

    They are best on a dedicated flat board studio stand, which evolved to 2 fixed front wheels and a rear swivel

    The one I had,...
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    Re: How Early Could It Have Happened?

    The story of photon graphs, aka lens aided drawings may be very old

    pre history

    found glass, a eureka moment, a drawing made

    now obliterated in time

    a lot of 'stuff' is never written
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    Re: How Early Could It Have Happened?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_photography
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    Re: How Early Could It Have Happened?

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_telescope_technology
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    Re: How Early Could It Have Happened?

    History of optics

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_optics
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    Re: My Howtek HiResolve8000 got tough with me

    1964 Norton Electra, which I rode often no hands, throttle set, many rural miles even over railroad tracks, turning gentle curves. Very stable...

    A sunny morning 1 mile one handed, a speed wobble...
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    Re: Getting started in 11x14"

    Bob, I admire your honesty and goals

    A small town is desirable going forward

    I have no regrets leaving a big city
  17. Thread: Avedon

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    Re: Avedon

    William Mortensen VS Karsh
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    Re: Help with Super Topcor 5,6/120?

    Read this next https://www.largeformatphotography.info/shutters-history-and-use.html

    I should have read that way back when I joined

    Some shutters break very easily if forced


    but not all...
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    Re: The Setup and the Shot

    Like!

    both shots
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    Re: Flash Socket for Old Shutter?

    This seems to be the most affordable REAL tool

    Resistance Soldering Unit solders wires to HO Train track without melting plastic ties
    ...
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    Re: Flash Socket for Old Shutter?

    not theory

    a hacker hacking

    DIY and experimentation is why I continue LF with coatings on glass, plastic, SG paper and alt process using ancient tools

    I am doing what I have done all my...
  22. Re: convert standard film holder to Graflex lipped holder

    I have a good set of slotted Graflex holders and Mag Bags in 3 sizes

    Yet not enough to sell

    I highly suggest you post in WTB

    I am fairly sure 'T' is the same
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    Re: Flash Socket for Old Shutter?

    I have bought at least 5 NOS Paramount cords direct from Paramount over the last 7 years, and even got free cords from LFPF members

    Not all fit what I need, which include solenoid shutter...
  24. Thread: Avedon

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    Re: Avedon

    Art is evolutionaily inherited from earth's critters. Birds sing and dance for a mate. We humans are definitely critters of earth. It is communication, which has evolved over vast time.

    Even the...
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    Re: Flash Socket for Old Shutter?

    Soon I am going to try Cold Heat Soldering to attach wires directly to the male Bi-Post. Female socket inserts can be handmade

    Cold Soldering is actually resistance welding by electricity, a...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5 to 6x12) COLOR image sharing

    Yes, this is extraordinary!
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Both Ari and Bryan are posting symbolism

    at least I think so

    Very good guys!
  28. Re: Chinese bag bellows for Linhof Technikardan S45: any good?

    DIY Bag Bellows are easy

    but no Linhof wears them proudly

    Spend the $$$ once and be happy for years
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    Re: Shipping Container Camera

    However i vastly prefer this camera

    https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/worlds-biggest-camera
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    Re: Shipping Container Camera

    https://reelchicago.com/article/manarchy-take-his-giant-still-camera-road140306/
  31. Re: What small lightweight lens for 4x5 backpacking?

    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/lenses4x5.html
  32. Re: The elusive Linhof Technika electronic rangefinder?

    Some collect old computers and electronics

    Some make a lot of money selling obsolete tools
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    Re: Spirit Photography: History and Creation

    Your recent group photo in woods around a fire has spirits
  34. Deana Lawson Awarded The Hugo Boss Prize 2020

    https://www.guggenheim.org/news/deana-lawson-awarded-the-hugo-boss-prize-2020

    click that for her LF camera
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    Re: Bostick & Sullivan Website DOA

    Yes, that is why I was looking at their website, to make an order

    and why I posted this data

    to help them
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    Bostick & Sullivan Website DOA

    Yesterday I noticed it was not working

    Just got this in an email





    Dear Customers,
    You may have noticed our website is still experiencing technical issues.
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    Re: Spirit Photography: History and Creation

    This was the best presentation I have seem from George Eastman Museum. primarily because 'Nick' was quick!

    I do think we all need to speed up online education, and not cater to the slowest learner...
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    Re: Help with Super Topcor 5,6/120?

    Which is very important on a Horseman to make sure the board mounted sync wiring are not broken
  39. Thread: Avedon

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    RICHARD AVEDON: Picturing Models In Motion

    He is as described in that story, the basis for the photographer in Funny Face, one of my favorite movies

    I prefer photographing women but very hard...
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    Re: Spirit Photography: History and Creation

    A Hell-o-weenie adventure with good timing

    Even the famous use click bait (pun)

    I will watch
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