Search:

Type: Posts; User: AdamD; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 7 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    17
    Views
    784

    Re: Filter dilemma for 82mm solution

    UPDATE:
    I just received the first of three 82mm filters. They #8 yellow Heliopan happened to be in stock.

    I'll have to wait about 6 weeks to get the more important #15 and #25 filters. That's...
  2. Replies
    17
    Views
    784

    Re: Filter dilemma for 82mm solution

    Ok guys here’s an update….but first.

    JMO, yes I looked at the 110mm and ruled it out on account of cost and the fact that I already have a 90mm f/6.8. I thought those would be too close. Anyway, I...
  3. Replies
    17
    Views
    784

    Re: Filter dilemma for 82mm solution

    Yep I see that now. Thank you. I usually got to Adorama first....But that's I have Tiffin now in 67mm. I can't say there's a problem, but have read that Heliopan is a major upgrade. I have to wait...
  4. Replies
    17
    Views
    784

    Re: Filter dilemma for 82mm solution

    Yeah its a pretty impressive lens on any format.

    I do struggle with the "do I need this" or "do I want this". I have a Rodenstock 90mm and 150mm. So one could easily argru this is too close to...
  5. Replies
    17
    Views
    784

    Filter dilemma for 82mm solution

    Hi. Need some wisdom from yall.

    Im trying to work out a solution for the 115mm Rodenstock lens that uses 82mm filters. I currently have a set of 67mm filters and Id like to replicate that in...
  6. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    So what's this thread about now :confused::p
  7. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    Creation Bear,

    While I'm not entirely sure I'll answer your question or maybe the point you were making..... I'll try to explain what I was thinking.

    With my camera which uses a form of base...
  8. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    Oh no....this thread is about to blow up again!!!

    Michael R, thanks it makes sense what you're saying about tilt and swing and yes, you example is exactly what I was expecting to see and wasn't....
  9. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    Michael R, no $hit lost here. I always like your feedback. Thank you.

    Another excellent catch!! I love that you point this out because this was NOT intended in any way. I agree it was caused by...
  10. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    VERY good catch. I noticed this in a photo I initially shared. I case of the earlier example, it turns out I had a touch (1/2 degree or less) of swing on the front standard. In this case with the...
  11. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    Ok for the black & white photo of the edge of the mountain....
    Delta 100. Normal development 5 min pre-soak, 6 minutes developer (HC-110), 1 min stop, 5 minutes Fix, 5 min rinse
    150mm Rodenstock...
  12. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    Ok here are a couple new ones. This first image is the one I screwed up with my exposure. I think I did a reasonable job of recovering some detail. I also added a couple crop options. The second...
  13. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    I started this thread trying to understand why we focus at the mid point between the max forward and max rear standard position as compared to digital strategies the often use the "focus 1/3 of the...
  14. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    So check it out....I shot a couple more today. They are drying now. I kind screwed one up (1-stop under exposed). Once I get them scanned and cleaned up I post them. And we can blow this thread up...
  15. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    So, what is this thread about? I forgot.
  16. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    Michael R, I bought the book.
  17. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    I have a coach/teacher I like to use as well as this forum. One of the first things he said was, all 4 images were not a good candidates for using any kind of tilt. The simple reason is that the...
  18. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    Doremus,

    You totally outdid yourself. I love this post. So thoughtful and I totally followed you. I can see why you are suggesting swing, but that didn’t even occur to me in the moment.

    Thank...
  19. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    reddesert,

    This exactly explains my question and is a great answer. THANK YOU!! This makes total sense. Very helpful.
  20. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    Doremus, this is all very well said. But this is what I'm trying to understand better.

    How about this....here's a link to 4 shots I just took the other day. You can download them and zoon in...
  21. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Re: Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    Which essentially says the same thing..."Focusing at the median of (A,B) will make the closest point and the furthest point equally sharp." which is essentially the 50% mark. How you get there will...
  22. Replies
    128
    Views
    4,873

    Technique for focusing "into your scene"

    Hi all,

    Question about 4x5 focusing. But first, to set the stage, let's talk digital for a moment.

    When learning about focusing a digital camera I have read many times and in many places, to...
  23. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,683

    Re: Cambo 4x5...how to know how wide you can go

    Thank you for the tip.
    I found that even with bag bellows the limiting factor on how-wide-I-can-go was the center tripod mount. The physical stop prevents the two standards from coming closer than...
  24. Re: Do you standardize your screw-on filters by thread size?

    When I researched the world of LF, it was suggested by this bunch of folks on this forum to think through the different types of lenses I was going to want and then figure out what the largest filter...
  25. Re: Shooting 4x5 panoramic images...looking for forum wisdom

    This is badass!!! I love how you are building solutions. I've got a garage full of tools. They are dusty!!! In fact, I can't even get in there!!! I'm a loser!!!
  26. Re: Shooting 4x5 panoramic images...looking for forum wisdom

    This looks great. The cool factor to me is the 4x10 results. I never thought about an 8x10 split. That's cool too!!

    I like it!!
  27. Re: Switching lenses. Any disadvantage with downsizing the filter thread size?

    I'm totally screwed up!!! I'm sorry. After I wrote this post I realized I DO NOT HAVE the 67mm thread version of the Fuji 150mm (which is a higher quality lens). I have the 55mm "W" version which I...
  28. Switching lenses. Any disadvantage with downsizing the filter thread size?

    Hi. I currently shoot with a Fuji 150mm f/5.6 lens. It uses 67mm threads.

    I'd like to try out a Rodenstock N 150mm f/5.6. it uses 49mm threads.

    Are there any disadvantages that might go along...
  29. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,606

    Re: Looking for feedback on images...

    This is a great question.

    I've always wanted to shoot large format, but I also need to make it accessable for what I have available to me. I just can't get into the printing side of the process...
  30. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,606

    Re: Looking for feedback on images...

    Hey folks, I went back to these images and cleaned them up and spent a bit more time editing them. One image kinda sucked and now it looks pretty good. I didn’t keep the old versions so...I guess...
  31. Re: Shooting 4x5 panoramic images...looking for forum wisdom

    Yeah, back to reality now.....

    For me, I want a 4x10 camera because I think it's super cool and I love the look of that kind of photo. Problem is, I don't want to drop 2 grand getting all that...
  32. Re: Shooting 4x5 panoramic images...looking for forum wisdom

    It's a Fuji 150mm f/5.6.

    It's not too bad for a first try (well third, but I don't want to talk about 1 and 2 ��)

    Few things I noticed. It was correctly suggested that you need a little more...
  33. Re: Shooting 4x5 panoramic images...looking for forum wisdom

    212518

    Here is my first successful attempt at a 4x5 (three frame) stitch into what is about a 4x10 image. I don't want to talk about the first two attempts!!!

    Anyway, this is a quick edit and...
  34. Re: Shooting 4x5 panoramic images...looking for forum wisdom

    Thank you!!

    I just shot a 4x5 pano today of 3 shots. I hope it ends up being equivalent to a 4x10. But in light of your post, I might not have allowed enough overlap. But that's part of the...
  35. Re: Shooting 4x5 panoramic images...looking for forum wisdom

    You guys SUCK!!!

    Just buy more gear....

    LOL...

    Interesting camera.
  36. Re: Shooting 4x5 panoramic images...looking for forum wisdom

    I never thought about analogy stitching. That sounds crazy. No, I was always thinking about simply stitching them in Lightroom or Affinity Photo.

    So what a lot of you are saying is, get a...
  37. Shooting 4x5 panoramic images...looking for forum wisdom

    Hi all,

    Ive been having fun shooting some high res digital pano which it a result for having 4x10 envy. So, I was thinking the poor mans solution in the film world would be to stitch together a...
  38. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,606

    Re: Looking for feedback on images...

    Funny you ask that. Short answer is, no. Up to the very last image I took. The last shot I made was taken with a 150mm but the only area I was interested in will be my cropped final.

    I'm very...
  39. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,279

    Re: Help understanding Telephoto lenses

    Bernice, two things that have piqued my interest.

    One is, please tell me your most used long lens. I can’t guess.
    The other is, dude! Pan out a bit. I gotta get the goods on the plush red duvet....
  40. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,279

    Re: Help understanding Telephoto lenses

    Bernice,

    I'm definitely not looking for the best lens. Not even thinking about that.

    All I was trying to understand was, given a say for instance, a 360mm tele lens vs a non-tele 360mm lens,...
Results 1 to 40 of 263
Page 1 of 7 1 2 3 4