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    Re: Taking film in and out of the freezer

    you're just saying exactly what i said in the comment he's objecting to...
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    Re: Taking film in and out of the freezer

    that's not the opposite of what i said, that's half of what i said. any time you cool air down past the dew point you get condensation. doesn't matter if that air is inside a plastic bag of film...
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    Re: Taking film in and out of the freezer

    you have no idea what you're talking about, and you're no scientist. take something containing warm, moist air from inside a house and put it outside in subfreezing weather and you will absolutely...
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    Re: bellows factor app

    https://www.amazon.ca/s?k=adhesive&rh=n%3A3111896011&ref=nb_sb_noss
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    Re: Taking film in and out of the freezer

    don't put open film back in the freezer.
  6. Re: Use of X-ray film: technical discussion with example images

    click on "search thread" and search for fuji hr-t rodinol (or hr-u).
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    Re: Aspect ratio of 10x8 and 5x4?

    we're discussing photography here, not cinema, and even in your "exception" people still commonly refer to video aspect ratios as 16:9, 4:3, etc..
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    Re: Aspect ratio of 10x8 and 5x4?

    typically people only reduce it to the smallest whole numbers, with a bit of rounding off if necessary, since that's the easiest to work with.
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    Re: innards of a 40cm square digital sensor

    i'll stick to x-ray film for now.
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    Re: bellows factor app

    this is by far the easiest, fastest method and the very last comment made two years ago. there was no need to resurrect this thread.
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    Re: Violence? First Road Trip to the USA

    you're asking if you should arm yourself with a machete and not comply with the police, and worrying about being mixed race in a country nicknamed the melting pot... come on.
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    Re: Violence? First Road Trip to the USA

    100% paranoid bullshit. join date nov 2021... troll account?
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    Re: Super Graphic Battery Alternative

    16 lr44s split into 2 stacks of 8 would work too.
  14. Re: Is it possible to print with 4x5 negs using a LPL 7700 enlarger?

    build a lightbox and neg holder for your camera.
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    Re: Foot candle to aperture and ISO.

    there's a ton of photo light meters on amazon. just search for sekonic or other specific brands to WEED out the ones for indoor gardening, or try keh.
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    i'm building an slr to expand my LF photography into areas i'm not currently well equipped to shoot, so nothing i can think of that would be relevant to a thread about building an slr, no.
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    looked into them and already have one that should be the correct size for 4x5. not crazy about the light loss though or shooting through an extra layer of glass i need to keep clean or having to deal...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    graflex solved most of that challenge for me already. detaching them is just a matter of pulling off two little clips at the top and bottom. they're easy to get to by removing the gg or lens board....
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    you've got 6 pages of me spending i don't know how many hours now straightforwardly answering the same questions over and over and over again, including every question you've asked me. there's...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    i'm not a 1940s press photographer taking newsprint quality snapshots. i'm not you shooting whatever you shoot at whatever your standard of "great" is. i'm not shooting just one rangefinder-synced...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    it takes longer to type "flip" than it does to flip the front edge of a little mirror up four inches while my other finger is already on the shutter trigger. with the rangefinder i'm limited to using...
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    Re: Intrepid 4x5 - new model due.

    it's a valid criticism of a company that's too cheap to even spend an extra buck to have light seals or even black paint around the edges of the film holder on at least one of their cameras. ignoring...
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    Re: Intrepid 4x5 - new model due.

    this is intrepid we're talking about, i'm sure whichever material they use will be mediocre at best.
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    yeah, i'm only interested in adding functionality to my current gear, not giving up it's current features for other features i'd like to have. i'd love to use an slr with wide lenses too, but i'll...
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    Re: New Tax Laws eBay PayPal & more

    the only difference selling your personal gear makes is you can't claim what you originally paid for it against what you sold it for, otherwise everyone would be having garage sales just so they...
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    Re: New Tax Laws eBay PayPal & more

    your basis for what? why would when you bought something make the money you sold it for tax-exempt?
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    Re: New Tax Laws eBay PayPal & more

    they're reporting taxable income to the people who keep track of your taxable income and collect taxes, specifically for the purpose of preventing people from hiding their taxable income and not...
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    Re: New Tax Laws eBay PayPal & more

    you're complaining that they're making it more difficult to cheat on your taxes? ok then.
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    you can have a whole row of bed scales, but trying to guesstimate exactly how far away your subject is while peaking over your camera to read the tiny print on the scale is no way to live. :p
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    the point is to eliminate any delay between framing, focusing and taking the shot when shooting handheld or with moving subjects. scale focusing won't do that. rangefinder focusing won't do that...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    i'm familiar with the visoflex and the novoflex and the precision involved in cameras. save me some typing and scroll up to my last comment directly above your two comments where i discuss the...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    yes, i know that already. i don't know why people keep bringing it up, like i've never seen an slr before. my mirror box needs to be (roughly) 4" tall, 5" wide, 4"-5" long (depending on how much of...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    with the rear 2" of the mirror box recessed into the body and the remaining 2-3" sticking out the front with the bellows in front of that. having to cover 4x5 instead of 5x5 and not having the lens...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    i can live with a slight double image if i have to, or i could just strip the paint off the back of the mirror, or use a thicker front-surface mirror i've got.
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    no sketches yet, but i'll post some eventually. i usually do most of the design work in my head and save the sketching and 3d modeling for when i need to map out the exact measurements. just picture...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    it's the shortest/best route available to me.


    yeah, sounding real respectful here.
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    the mirror's most likely going to be a cut down dollar store mirror. very thin glass. won't have any supports apart from the hinge, bumpers in the mirror box for the front edge of the mirror to rest...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    the "real goal" is to have the functionality of a LF SLR available for subjects that a speed graphic isn't suitable for. i've been over this again and again. BUYING AN SLR IS NOT A VIABLE OPTION FOR...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    read the thread.
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    i'm familiar with all those cameras. i have considered all of them as options as well as the option of building a tlr, which i already have two perfectly good designs for. as previously discussed in...
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