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    Re: Be careful out there!

    Near where I live, someone lost a cat. From what I gather, they are still looking for it.
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    Re: Determine developing time for any film

    I compare the slope of the first 11 points after 0.1 log d to a 'known' film for which I already have a development time for most scenes. Then tweak the development time as needed for the unknown...
  3. Re: Material used to block light - between the fil holder and the back of the camera

    I used black velvet on my Century.

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    Re: Durst CLS 1840 shutter diagram

    There is a simple 'logic' relay (black rectangle) and two micro-switches and a cam that control the opening and closing movement. I my case, the shutter jammed (enlarger was in a community darkroom)...
  5. Re: LF hikers, do you remove plastic tree ribbons?

    The ribbon is nothing (and easily removed) but look at that rut in the earth. That might take a decade to recover.
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    Re: Reversal vs negative

    Chromes are difficult to print. But some people are attracted to difficult situations. I was, but I stopped when Cibachrome stopped.
  7. Re: Precision and Accuracy in LF Photography: How much is enough?

    The nice thing about photography is the 'product' shows all and answers all questions; just look at the print.
  8. Re: If one is good 2 must be better. Durst 184 rebuilds

    Previous owner of mine had removed the lever from the pin on the shutter due to a easily corrected electrical fault. They left the shutter open all the time. After I corrected the electrical fault, I...
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    Re: Darkroom print and data filing system

    Can't say I ever wanted to duplicate the printing of my old negatives. I do have all the data from the 1970s for my prints, including exact enlarger column height and printing time and aperture, etc....
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    Re: Dating your prints

    Long after I'm gone, when my work goes up on Sotheby's, bidders will be clamoring for the earliest print dates....
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    Re: Dating your prints

    For me, the date of the print matters. Each print is unique.
  12. Re: UK lens makers and budget lenses questions

    If looking for something with a working shutter, most LF lenses mounted in late model shutters came from Germany or Japan.
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    Re: Show off your Large Format camera!

    My Shen-Hao FCL 820-A 'Phillips style.' With Fujinon 300/5.6 in Copal 3. I got this camera when it first came out. Now about ten years old.
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    Re: A camera-themed HABS image

    I went to take a picture of this sign/building, but it had been taken down. This is a screen shot from google maps that was a few years old and the recent google image.
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    Re: Exposing A Stouffer T2115 Onto Film

    Get a sensitometer.
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    Re: 300mm lens 4x5" landscape

    Maybe yours is damaged? Mine is fantastic.
    When designing a lens, additional elements are used to correct for aberrations, leading to improved performance. Not diminished performance.
    Plasmat a...
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    Re: 300mm lens 4x5" landscape

    Fantastic! Thanks for the info,
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    Re: What if: Kodak and Fuji abandon film

    It might be years before I realize it. Is Fuji B&W sheet film even available in the US? Is Kodak B&W sheet film even affordable anywhere in the world?
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    Re: 300mm lens 4x5" landscape

    I suspect the Horseman 150/300 converter will work with a similar construction 150mm lens. I'd call sharpness OK. It is perhaps as sharp as a 300mm plasmat. So, the results would be similar to a 4x5"...
  20. Re: Dry Mounting Press / Change the Rubber carpet

    I was able to get a new pad for my Seal press. Maybe a pad for a Seal press fits yours, or maybe you could trim to fit.
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    Re: Weekend Mystery Quiz

    Right to left movement would be shift. Where is the pointer? Does the scale move or does the pointer move during shift.
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    Re: 4x10 how does it work and what do I need

    Is it really that much of a waste of money to just crop 8x10? The enlarger is the same, the film holders more expensive, the lenses are the same, the camera just as expensive. Plus cropping 8x10 give...
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    Re: nice new lens, but sticky shutter

    Not being able to do simple repairs on lenses and shutters puts one at a serious disadvantage in this line of work.
  24. Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    I have only made wetplates with sunlight. The only strobes I own won't be strong enough (camera mounted units). I'll let others that have tried this chime in here if this will work.
  25. Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    How about a reflex viewer for the back. Seems like the number of steps to make a photograph would be the same.

    Compare:

    YOUR SLR:
    1) focus compose
    2) close shutter
    3) set aperture
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    Re: New De Vere 5108 Owner

    Durst uses the same 10x10 glass for all formats. There are masking inserts that snap in below the bottom glass for the smaller formats. ...
  27. Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Some form of motor drive and/or multi-film-holder interchange device will be handy. Will it be Autofocus?
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    Re: Front element chip: How bad is this?

    Isn't the idea with a lens like that to make blurry or low contrast pictures anyway?
  29. Re: Experience in printing from 4x5 and 8x10 on paper 95x120 cm

    Thank you for sharing. Since you are on a forum with perhaps the largest group of large format photographers with large format enlargers, do you mind answering some technical questions?


    1) Do...
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    Re: New De Vere 5108 Owner

    Very nice!

    A friend had one a while back but was at a loss due to no negative carrier. This turned out to be a real stumbling block for him. I sent him this picture to help him make one, but I...
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    Re: 20x24 enlarger easel options

    A phototrio (APUG) user recently purchased a brand New Kienzel 4x5 enlarger from the factory:

    https://www.photrio.com/forum/threads/my-new-kienzle-c120-4x5-enlarger.183372/
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    Re: 20x24 enlarger easel options

    I disassembled, cleaned, lubricated and re-painted a used Saunders 20x24. These really are built better than the smaller Saunders easels.

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  33. Re: Direct Positive Paper...problem... black specular highlights???

    Solarization.
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    Re: Making a photobook from darkroom prints

    This book of mediocre photographs I made in 1978 has held up well.

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    Re: Making a photobook from darkroom prints

    Never made one? Why comment?
  36. Re: What is the Most Difficult Large Format Photography

    Animals & pets.
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    Re: Making a photobook from darkroom prints

    I use this long-reach stapler to hold mine together.

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    Re: New to LF - First shot - Focusing

    If you want both the building and the meter in focus, you set your focusing standard at the geometric half-way point between those two focal points. The geometric distance on the focus standard...
  39. Re: Troubleshooting Durst CLS-301 Blowing ELH Bulbs

    I have had good success replacing the sockets. If there is poor contact, the Triac keeps ramping up the voltage, until it makes good contact and blows the lamp.
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    Re: Need More LIGHT: Should I start PUSHING?

    His film would be mostly black.
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