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  1. Thread: Spot meter

    by Leszek Vogt
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    Re: Spot meter

    I'd probably add to the variable by using digital (gowd forbid camera :>) to make the visual determination.....adjusting exposure on both sides of the spectrum. Shooting a candle is one thing, but...
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    Re: Another digital versus analog showdown

    Bob and Don J thanks for being fun. I'm in the process of moving and THIS was what the doctor ordered. Many thanks.

    Les
  3. Thread: My mistake

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    Re: My mistake

    Yes, mistakes tend to channel one into alt opportunities. I learned to enjoy them (if there is such) and grow from it.

    Les
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    Re: My Digitizing Tools article

    Thanks for that, Darlene...and Peter. Nice set up. Mine is not going to be this elaborate, but I can make it work....stitching 4 shots using DSLR.Having good light with plenty of CRI's....it should...
  5. Re: Photo travel by vehicle, what's your favorite?

    I was camping in No BC and someone had the Transit...we talked about it. Nice vehicle. My preference, at least at this point, itwould be Pacifica and it gives something around 28MPG. But, after...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Wow, curling or not this is a wonderful image....really gorgeous, Darlene. You've got a great eye for this. It's the light/tonality, aside from framing, that really makes this sing.

    Les
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    Re: Greetings from Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

    Welcome to LF forum. That's a bit strange (different) concoction this 18x24 = 7x10"....maybe I'm just not familiar with it.

    Les
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    Re: post your trees!

    That looks v. good, Steven. It's been long time since I've been to the crater.
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    Re: Kodak supermatic shutter?

    Also have the 152mm in Supermatic and it works great. As Doremus indicated, getting CLA done on it changes things....perhaps not the fastest speeds much, but.... I had Carol do all my shutters (at...
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    Re: A Very Dusty Horsehead

    Excellent work, CJ. Send these guys to astro forum.....puhleese. :>)

    Les
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    Re: Medium-Format Digital Images

    Looks like you had a good time in McCarthy, Rick. Do you have any shots of the glacier ? From what I saw, being far away, I did see some people hiking on the glacier.....and they kinda look like...
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    Re: 508mm f/7 ILEX lenses

    Allow me to add to this frey, what would be the bellows length for this 508mm ? I did see "Acutar" on the fleebay and it's rather spendy.

    Les
  13. Re: Simple Q for LF newby: Lens shade (trad 35mm type) vs. Compendium Lens Hood

    Dinkum makes a shade that should fit most cameras that have a hot shoe. I've looked up Calumet and Cambo compendium and they usually go for $45-65....and they should be fairly well adaptable. ...
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    Re: DIY Sinar Norma Handy 4x5 Photos

    Acufine ? I've done some when I had to cover gymnastics for the HS yearbook. That was Nikon F and Tri-X and I believe I shot at at ASA 1200 or 1600....way back in 1970-72 (few days ago). No...
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    Re: post "in Galli style"

    Did you tilt this, Paul ? Or am I imagining things ? V. nice image. Wonder what a 12" F6.3 Ektar would render in similar situation ?

    Les
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Excellent. It looks like (almost) like a PS creation....really unusual.

    Les
  17. Re: Drum Scan vs DSLR vs Epson Scan (From Nick Carver's Youtube Channel)

    I think Peter is correct (#8)....Nick lacks diligence. If the camera results were inadequate, one can do various things to overcome that. If Canon color was "off" (?) then why not try Pentax or...
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    Re: Hello from Vancouver, BC

    Welcome to LF forum, Andrew. You have another Andrew near you, living in Coq.

    Les
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    Re: Servicing an old lens... worth it?

    Pardon, I didn't have her email handy. Glad you found it.
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    Re: Servicing an old lens... worth it?

    I saw couple of 6.5x8.5 holders on the auction site....rather expensive for my taste. You may choose to wait ? The size is bit off; therefore, it would be even more rare to find these on CL. As to...
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    Re: Hi from Toronto!

    Welcome to the LF forum. I'd just go to Albion Hills and shoot some nature....hope it still has that :>).

    Les
  22. Re: (Micro-Mark Mega Mini R8) Milling machine for fabricating parts... advice needed.

    Agree with Jim about the MIT videos. The practices (and safety tips) prepares folks for real world machining. However, theory should be aligned with practice (if possible)....and hands-on classes...
  23. Re: (Micro-Mark Mega Mini R8) Milling machine for fabricating parts... advice needed.

    Being about 60 miles from Bridgeport, I'd think this stuff would rub off on you, Greg (?). Being able to do 3/8 or 1/4 inch threads requires v. little knowledge....but taking a class would certainly...
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    Re: FUJI FUJINON L 420mm F8 Question.

    Yuriy, despite flooded areas, I like your nature portraits.

    Les
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    Re: How sharp can I expect from 4X5

    Somehow I noticed an omission of the loupe. Did you use it on gg ?

    Les
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    Re: help choosing portrait lens?

    I've seen some nice images from Heliar, but the Fuji 240A delivers as well, not to mention several variations of Fuji 250. Don't have any info on the F4.5, but the F6.3 and F6.7 will cover 5x7 and...
  27. Re: Eastman View No. 1 Acquired & Looking to Refurbish it but I'm A Newbie to Lg Form

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    These shots are basically for instruction. The thinner block (if you flip it) you'll find the serial number. The last shot shows two pieces, which are not joined...
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    Re: Copal 0 shutter accuracy

    I've talked with Carol that the higher speeds tend to under-perform, she assured me that this is a norm even if the shutter was totally redone. I've had over 1/2 dozen shutters CLA'd (at once) and...
  29. Re: Suggestions for a low cost incident light meter

    but basically do you just set the LF lens to whatever the DSLR says?

    There is more to exposure than it meets the eye. Initially, I'd suggest to bracket....to come up with a happy medium. Box...
  30. Re: Need Advice Re : First ever visit to South Rim of GrandCanyon in January

    My suggestion is to get some shots @sunrise. Currently the sunrise is around 7:40AM. I used to live temporarily in Flagstaff and came up to the Rim in really wicked (Summer) early morning hours to...
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    Re: 4x5 enlarger

    No idea where you are (NJ ain't that big), but saw a nice Beseler 4x5 in Philly....tho not my price :>).

    Les
  32. Re: 150mm lens suggestion for landscapes on a Cambo 45NX

    From my understanding you need 153mm coverage for basic 4x5. If you don't need a shutter....the price will drop significantly. You'll always be able to get the expensive APO's, etc etc....that is...
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    Re: Tripod Head Needed for 8X10

    Not sure if this will interest you, but saw Majestic head (used) in the Bay Area CL.

    Les
  34. Re: Scanner, enlarger, or contact printer? Which one and why???

    This is from the other thread #3 post (4th solution ?)......or use a digital camera to copy the negative on a "light table" of choice....so you'll have a digital copy to work with or as reference. ...
  35. Re: Thinking hard about taking the LF plunge.....

    Happy holidays and welcome to LF forum. It would help if you give us your location or a county, so we can steer you to a place that does developing (b&w and color) near you. Only you know how...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Wow, this reminds me of Pittsburgh and early 70's. Perhaps it should be the opening shot on "We only get one planet" doc. Well done, tho.

    Les
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    Re: Hi from Elyria Ohio

    Welcome to LF forum, Tom. One year normally doesn't make one ancient....and those age numbers....totally overrated. Most of the time I delete mine, tho it keeps coming back like a bad app.

    Les
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    Re: George Hurrell, Documentary

    Thanks, Bernice. That was v. cool. One of these days I'll try to emulate that style for few (maybe 1/2 dozen) shots. I have a Joann Woodward small photo on my desktop, sort of as a reminder (?),...
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    Re: Tripod Suitable for Linhof 5x7

    You might want to look into FLM tripods or perhaps FOBA? Either option not cheap. I have a more reasonably priced Feisol for taller folk (forgot the #) for 7yrs and it supports my 5x7. The camera...
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    Re: Excited to join this forum

    Welcome to the LF forum. More than likely you'll come across Jesse (superb photographer) from HK, as well. Indeed, lots of good info here.

    Les
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