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    Bruce's Field Camera Store

    Bob -

    What if I buy a used Linhof? How can I find out if you all

    would repair it?
  2. Conundrum - Ebony SV45U2 or Linhof MT 2000

    I have the 5X7 model of the ebony you are considering. These 2 ebony cameras each have

    asymmetrical tilts and swings which the Linhof doesn't have. I came to love this facility

    on the Sinar and...
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    Belows extension spreadsheet

    I couldn't get it tp work either in "openoffice".

    The quickdisc right below it is a gem. Use it all the time.....
  4. Pyrocat HD (Jobo cpp2 vs tray development)

    I used to tray develop 4X5's,5X7's, and 8X10's. However after moving to an apartment with a tiny darkroom, I found that I really didn't have enough room for the trays. Also because the temperature in...
  5. Comments/ideas re Atlanta/ULF darkroom rental

    I do 7X17 and 11X14 in our apartment and print on platinum paper. The only perfectly
    dark room I need is enough space to load film holders and put the exposed film in JOBO
    tanks. I store the JOBO...
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    Spot meter calibration

    I was wondering what batteries you use to replace the g-13 mercury cells.
    Also I presume that the battery check reads OK............
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    Quickset tripods

    I agree with Richard. Another thing I like about the Majestic is the spring on the mounting screw which makes the
    mounting of the camera on the tripod much easier.

    Jerry
  8. Ozone Generating Air Cleaners and Inkjet Prints

    Wilhelm has a web site ( http://www.wilhelm-research.com/ ) and it seems to me that
    these ozone producing machines do harm color prints. He has a search function and you can search on "ozone", ...
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    8x20 S&S Dark Slide Stuck

    I don't know if this will help, but I have noticed that with these panoramic formats it is very easy to get the dark slide going in at an angle and then it will hang up. If it still won't go in and...
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    going to Egypt

    About 30 years ago I spent some months in Egypt photographing with 35mm, 6X7, and LF 4X5. Alot depends on where you will go, what you want to photograph and what you will do with the pictures. I...
  11. How about is coverage of Dopple Anastigmat 420mm

    A 16 1/2 inch Dagor (f/7.7) will cover 11X14 wide open and 20X24
    at f/32 according to the tables......... I have no personal experience......
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    Opinions about exploitation

    Interesting discussion............
    If you take pictures of people, under what circumstances would you get a release?
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    Speaking of Caponigro...

    I like his old stuff like the Stonehenge series and "the white running deer" is really unique.
    The current work is too formal for my tastes - too symmetric and structured
    with no real content....
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    ROLL CALL

    The list is growing.....
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    7x17 negative storage

    I just called the View Camera Store. They say that they have had them in the past but not now. Problem is that an order
    must be for several thousand because the company that makes them has to set...
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    What's your favorite book on...

    There are lots of great books out there. One that many people might miss
    is Richard Zakia's Perception and Imaging. He takes a wider view than most photography books.............
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    Reasonable price?

    It could be a bargain but it could be a dog if you don't like LF or the camera. You should really start with the basics and ask yourself what you want to photograph and why you want to do LF. If what...
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    8 x 10 in Chicago

    Try glennview@ameritech.net

    He's very knowledgeable and probably will help

    or offer suggestions. He will also charge.............

    But he is a good photographer............
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    large lense boards cameras

    I wasn't familiar with the Cambo Super so I did a google search and

    first off it came up with an eBay auction going on now. Actually going off in 4 days:
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    large lense boards cameras

    It's not the diameter of the front of the lens that counts. What matters is the size of the shutter
    which usually rests on the lens board and the size of the rear elements which have to go through...
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    Developing 7X17 in JOBO with pyrocat

    Thanks Michael,

    Just so I understand, you put the film in with the tank upright, curl the film with the 7 inch ends almost touching.

    Then put the film in the bottom of the tank and...
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    Developing 7X17 in JOBO with pyrocat

    Nick,
    Thanks for the reply. I was wondering that without the plastic insert
    I wouldn't know how to keep the film from moving inside the drum. I have looked at the threads
    and don't...
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    Developing 7X17 in JOBO with pyrocat

    I've got some 7X17 negatives to develop and everything needed to develop them in a JOBO

    tank except the plastic inserts which JOBO is having trouble supplying. Their supplier of the

    plastic is...
  24. Beginner advice on movements/bulk/field v. mono

    I think you will be surprised at how little movement you will actually need, particularly

    if you are doing things like portraits or wider angle shots. Perhaps font rise

    will be your most...
  25. Archiving Artwork, Best lens to use with Toyo 45F?

    I would also suggest that you invest in a polarizer. I always use one for this kind of work.....

    But I'll be the devil's advocate: I'm wondering why you have chosen to do this in large format.
    ...
  26. Advice on selling two mint Deardorff cameras?

    I've bought plenty of stuff on eBay but only tried to sell one item which didn't sell. Plenty of people wrote me and emailed me about the camera and they seemed quite interested. I think the problem...
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    11x14 pro an cons?

    Two comments:

    For me the main reason to do 11X14 was that I wanted to do large Platinum prints which require contact printing. While
    some people are making large negatives from smaller ones...
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    Tall tripods

    Majestic tripods are great and alot cheaper than Gitzo, Bogen, etc. when bought on eBay.

    They are absolutely stable and will hold anything you would put on them.

    Look at ...
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    contact printing 11x14 negs

    I use an 16X20 frame for 11X14 Pt/Pd prints that I got from Bostick and Sullivan. It works very well and I have no complaints. The springs are very strong and there are in fact three of them. I...
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    Help With New Camera Selection

    I have two cameras with asymmetrical tilts and I wish they all did. It is a real boon for architectural subjects. You won't know how great it is until you actually try it. It is probably not that...
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    ULF Lens Mounting

    This current auction on eBay solved the same problem for a Canham camera. It probably wouldn't fit your camera but it is interesting:

    see item # 3818934992
  32. Mystery ~210mm ~F/8 lens that covers 11X14?

    I have a friend who bought one from Glenn and he says it is a computar. The lens is the same as a Kowa 210 and I think it is really an f/9. I'll have to ask my friend about the discrepancy f/8 vs....
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    angle of coverage = focal lenght?

    Think of the cone of light coming from the back of each lens 105 degrees wide. Now focus each lens on infinity. The 90mm lens will be farther away from the film plane, so the cone of light as it...
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    Super Angulon 120 vs 121

    According to info that I have, the 120 is MC, image circle is 288, and has 8 elements in 4 groups. The 121 is SC, image circle is 290, and has 6 elements in 4 groups. It's an older lens. I wouldn't...
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    Pyro in the May/June "Photo Techniques"

    Sandy,

    I'm quite aware of that problem. Actually when Kodak announced that it was no longer going to supply Tmax 100 in 5X7 size, I found a dealer who had a stash and basically bought a lifetime...
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    Pyro in the May/June "Photo Techniques"

    Sandy,

    One can hold up the two films up to light and it appears that the pyro developed negative is just seemingly alot "thinner" than the RS developed one. I'm certainly happy with its...
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    Pyro in the May/June "Photo Techniques"

    I don't understand why people don't believe that T-max 100 doesn't stain well with pyro. I just posted the following in answer to another question. Here it is in case you missed it:...
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    Rollo Pyro and BTZS Tubes

    Francis, remember that I was developing at 75 degrees not 70 as Sandy suggests and that the solution B was 100% not 75%. A SBR of 5 is not all that unusual here in Cleveland, unfortunately.

    Jerry
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    Rollo Pyro and BTZS Tubes

    I would like to clear up a misconception about T-max and pyro. Here are some recent results. The same scene was taken with 2 films of 5X7 T-max 100 shot at ASA 64. The SBR was only 5. The film...
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    Rollo Pyro and BTZS Tubes

    It was implied but not said directly: I use pyrocat in a Jobo....

    Jerry
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