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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Like both of these Chris.
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    Re: PMK and open sky blotchiness

    Scott, two things stand out for me: (i) I have never developed with PMK at 160F which is about 70C. Is this your real developing temperature? (ii) I never tray develop more than three sheets at a...
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Congratulations Chris and Pippa. I wish you both many more happy anniversaries.
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Works nicely Chris. It's good to know how conventional processes work with this film. The mid tones and highs are very nice. I believe colour C41 film can be processed in conventional chems. I've...
  5. Re: Today (April 26, 2020) is Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

    My contribution to WWPD 2020, made with the camera described here: https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?136967-LF-Pinhole-design-and-building/page5
    Film was Kodak Dental...
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    Re: Photographs of Windows

    Lovely Merg. Love everything about that pic - beautiful tonality and many subjects within the main subject.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5 to 6x12) COLOR image sharing

    Beautiful picture Mohammad; the light is gorgeous.
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    Re: 5 x 7 film holder confusion

    Jimi, what I (and others) found confusing was the published ANSI standard for 5x7 holders - they are so different from the actual sizes of available holders. I was prepared to follow the published...
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    Re: 5 x 7 film holder confusion

    Hi Alan, it turns out that my two half plate Fidelity holders are in every external dimension identical to your 5x7 Fidelity holders. The differences are all internal and are to do with the guides...
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    Re: 5 x 7 film holder confusion

    Thanks again, Alan. I will eventually get some proper 5x7 holders, which would be ideal to have so that I can make the back to fit the actual holders I have on hand. With the economic hit to the...
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    Re: 5 x 7 film holder confusion

    Thanks Alan, that's a great help. My Fidelity Deluxe Half Plate holders are identical to 5x7 as I was told, so I can go ahead and build the camera back to suit. Would you mind also checking the image...
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    Re: 5 x 7 film holder confusion

    I'm glad I found this thread because I really need to know the main dimensions of 5x7 film holders. I'm building a 5x7 camera and am currently working on the rear standard. I really thought I had...
  13. Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Great work, Igor - all of them.
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    Re: Where to find tiny wood screws?

    I get mine from China via eBay. Just put in the size you want... lots of choice.
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    Re: Moving away from Adobe

    I've finally made the break with Adobe after a couple of tries. The problem was that for a long time I couldn't see an alternative to PS and particularly LR. I'm now using GIMP and Darktable, and for...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Thank you also from me, Clement. Beautiful images which are a joy to contemplate.
  17. Re: Can it be a solution for avoiding newton rings

    A few days ago I was thinking about Newton rings and wondering why I never get them. I think the answer is that I've been using the same sheet of 6mm thick glass for decades and in that time it's...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    5. Vine stems on forest floor. (FP4 at ASA50, Kodak 10" Commercial Ektar, D7 developer.)

    6. Mountain Clematis on log. These wonderful plants climb and scramble over everything and are a truly...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Saddened by the destruction caused by the recent bushfires in Australia I decided to revisit some of the 8x10 negatives I made when living in part of the affected area during the 80s. This place was...
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    Re: Scanning a negative as a document

    Yes I've been thinking along these lines. In the case of my 5x7 x-ray neg there are two emulsions, one of which is pressed hard against the white backing in the scanner. Also the thin space of the...
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    Re: Scanning a negative as a document

    Thanks for the interesting thoughts. Actually Christopher's comment struck a chord with me. The second image, the 5x7 pinhole x-ray of the tree came out looking somewhat like an ambro- or tintype,...
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    Scanning a negative as a document

    There's been some recent discussion on RFF about using an ordinary scanner to scan 4x5 negs. Some have asserted that a negative can be scanned in a conventional scanner then inverted by software to...
  23. Re: Large format camera parts and pieces for building from scratch

    I'm making a 5x7 at the moment. I've bought lead screw, nut and bearing (from 3D printer) and knobs from China via eBay. Metal parts like front/rear panel clips standard arms and stays, I make...
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    Sticky: Re: LF Pinhole - design and building

    Thanks Don, you too. I've discovered a lot of great videos on pinhole by Joe VanCleave on YouTube... another Great from f/295. Warm wishes to you!
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    Sticky: Re: LF Pinhole - design and building

    Steve's right. I have sighting dots - small cut down nails with painted heads - to indicate where the camera is looking. But they are only for the pinhole centred. When the pinhole is shifted I just...
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    Sticky: Re: LF Pinhole - design and building

    I made this camera a couple of months ago out of scraps of White Cypress decking timber that I couldn't see go to waste. Size is 5x7, pinhole size 0.4mm, pinhole-film distance 100mm, speed f/250. The...
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    Re: Contact print frame glass

    I use a sharpening stone that I use for honing chisel and plane blades. My stone has two surfaces, coarse and a fine, and I use the fine for glass.
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Nice shot, Chris. We don't have squirrels in Aust., but I love animals and he's cute. Is he a red squirrel or grey? I believe in England the imported grey squirrel has just about wiped out the native...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Good to see you on deck again Chris. Amen to a better year ahead.
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    Re: IR 760 filter - rating film speed

    Thanks Steve and Pere. Yes there was some exposure probably below 760, but even exposed at ASA 1.5 it's probably close to 2 stops underexposed, so in practice unusable with this film I'd say.
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    Re: IR 760 filter - rating film speed

    I tested some Rollei IR400 with the 760 filter at various speeds down to ASA 1.5 (sample at left). On the right is the same film exposed through a 720 filter. Clearly the 760nm filter is outside of...
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    Re: IR 760 filter - rating film speed

    Thanks for the very interesting replies.

    The only reason I got the IR 760 is that it's the only one they have in the 49mm size. My preference was for the 720nm which I have in 67mm. I'll cut up...
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    IR 760 filter - rating film speed

    I recently bought an IR 760 filter and notice it's almost black, allowing little or no visible wavelengths to pass. Compared to the IR 720 filter I have of the same brand, the comparison is quite...
  34. Re: Adobe is going to only sell subscription based Photoshop

    Same here, Armin and Roger. I ditched Adobe today quoting my dissatisfaction with their 'subscription model'. I think Affinity looks good so I'll give it a go.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Yes, looks great. And a good choice of timber for the frame. I have a small stock of Huon Pine I bought for camera making. If it's good enough for boats and furniture, it'll do for cameras too... or...
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    Sticky: Re: LF Pinhole - design and building

    Lovely work, Chris... cameras and images. Particularly like last image.
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    Re: The Setup and the Shot

    Very helpful video. Well done, and thanks for posting it.

    (Btw, what is the music, Russian?)
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Great image, Chris. Keep at it.
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    Re: Medium Format Infrared Images

    Recent outing with Rollei IR400 (expired 2016) developed in D-76 stock 6 min. Kowa 85mm lens, IR720 filter.

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    Re: LED Safelight options?

    I made a small LED safelight by converting a halogen reading lamp. I used 12 x 5mm clear LEDs with a wavelength of 660nm. Perfectly safe. I've recently bought one of these:...
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