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    Re: A question on FS rule enforcement

    My thinking is the other way round. Several years ago the classifieds were a little ďWild WestĒ but there was (at least seemingly) 3x the activity. You just had to mentally filter things a bit which...
  2. Re: Has anyone here done three-color photography on B/W with a Speed Graphic or simil

    I think Drew is right on here. Making color separation negatives IS a discipline where an ounce of technical preparation will prevent a pound of wasted film, time, chemicals, and strife later. There...
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    Re: Alignment workflow (architechture)

    You just need the back to be parallel to the building face. Lots of ways to figure that out. You can do it by eye. You can use a compass, sidewalk or parking lot lines. I would use a better level...
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    Re: A question on FS rule enforcement

    The classified section IS what keeps the site alive.

    Most new member donít know the main page informational site even exists and the amount of stodginess and grumpiness, condescension,...
  5. Re: Has anyone here done three-color photography on B/W with a Speed Graphic or simil

    I noticed while looking for other things that there's an expolux shutter on ebay right now.
  6. Re: pros/cons of two different lenses at the same focal length?

    I have a feeling you have never had a large format camera in hand to try this out? The bellows don't "zoom" even though it seems like they might. Extending the bellows will focus the lens closer to...
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    Re: DOF on 8x10 vs. 4x5?

    I hope one wouldn't just ignore the physics behind this stuff. It's useful if you just tailor it to your needs. You can feel free to change those guidelines to suit your preferences, your equipment,...
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    Re: Scanning a negative as a document

    Bummer, I thought that would work better. Ferrotypes are always pretty high contrast but they're workable. I wonder if the silver in film emulsion is too reflective or not reflective enough?
  9. Has anyone here done three-color photography on B/W with a Speed Graphic or similar?

    Trouble with that would be dust, anyway. Filters in the holder project any dust from the filter sharply onto the film. You already have 6 surfaces per image (3 sheets, front and back) to try and keep...
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    Re: Scanning a negative as a document

    You could probably get something interesting, if very different to a transmitted light scan, by scanning with something matte black behind the negative to treat it like an ambrotype or tintype. Might...
  11. Re: Has anyone here done three-color photography on B/W with a Speed Graphic or simil

    Perhaps grafmatics would help you get the needed exposures in somewhat shorter time with less manipulation of the camera. They even hold sheets in a multiple of three.


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  12. Re: Is it worth it to use the Speed Graphic handheld from time to time?

    This is quickly becoming like the Monty python sketch with the Yorkshire men all one-upping each other regarding who had it hardest growing up.


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    Re: Collodion - Wet Plate Images

    That is a damned good first (or one of the...) plate!


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  14. Re: 8x10 Tripod that Won't Break the Bank, But May Break my Back

    What make is that quick release? I like the long handle and cam to lock.


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    Re: Bellows orientation question

    Thatís what makes sense to me, Mark, and you having seen it twice before is good enough for me.


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    Re: My New Darkrrom

    Thatís very nice! Any more space than that and youíd just waste movement.


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    Bellows orientation question

    Yeah, it can easily be mounted with any side up. I canít tell any difference. It appears the bellows have been folded up for many years and are a bit stiff right now. I guess the question is more...
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    Bellows orientation question

    I am cleaning up and adjusting a new-to-me sinar Norma in 8x10. The front 8Ē inches of the bellows have these little crisscrossed ribbons on the inside.

    Are these meant to be oriented on the...
  19. Re: Toyo 5x7 deluxe monorail bellows and lens question

    I like to be able to focus a normal lens at 1:1. In reality the vast majority of what I do would be fine with maybe 160% of the bellows for a normal lens at infinity.


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    Re: February portraits

    I canít really decide if I care for the composition but it is definitely a nice break from sad looking sitters staring into the lens.


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  21. Re: Is there adequately protective flight case that can protect an ULF camera checked

    It does work beautifully! Much better than that awful perforated ďpick and pluckĒ foam.


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    Re: How to use half-frame dark slide?

    I see why you picked that one out of the lineup, Vaughn. Very serene.


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    Casebuilder.com letís you configure basically anything you want.


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    Re: How to use half-frame dark slide?

    The main draw is being able to expose two panoramic images on one sheet of film and gain an exposure that way.


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    Re: How to use half-frame dark slide?

    Smile and lighten up. That was a joke.

    If I make myself a holder like I described, I will certainly take some photos for anybody interested. I am not a fan of very wide lenses, though, so I will...
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    Re: How to use half-frame dark slide?

    You worry too much. You would just be recreating the same system that holds film in any holder. It would be no less secure than a 4x10 sheet of film in a 4x10 holder or an 8x10 sheet in an 8x10...
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    Re: How to use half-frame dark slide?

    Lacking that prototype 4x10->8x10 holder, thereís no reason you couldnít get some styrene sheet of the right thickness and make rails to load 4x10 into a regular 8x10 holder. You could convert any...
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    How to use half-frame dark slide?

    Thatís a good illustration, Vaughn. It shows clearly that the ďhalf slideĒ isnít really half because you want to mask off a bit extra so there a touch of space between frames.

    To the OP: I...
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    advice for a 8x10 setup for portrait

    Fair enough. My assumption is and was that somebody with more visual experience would have told us better about the aesthetic goal of gearing up to shoot 8x10.[emoji2369]


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    Re: advice for a 8x10 setup for portrait

    Learning to work with a subject is MUCH more difficult and will take much more practice than gathering all the equipment in the world.
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    Re: advice for a 8x10 setup for portrait

    Like TinCan says, look around. Search a little. This question has probably been asked a dozen times a year for the last 20 years or so. We canít predict what you want because even aside from...
  32. Re: Using Center ND filters on the back of LF lenses a viable option?

    If that is the way you want to go, you can compose with a clear filter of the same thickness to induce that focus shift. Replace it with the taking filter after you compose and your focus will be...
  33. Re: Using Center ND filters on the back of LF lenses a viable option?

    The focus shift of a filter behind the lens will be 1/3 the thickness of the filter. Itís small but itís there.


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  34. Using Center ND filters on the back of LF lenses a viable option?

    Viable is kind of the key word here. Could you do it? Yes. The trouble is that I donít know how you would know what filter gives the right size area of ND and the right amount of softness to that...
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    February portraits

    That has a very strange feeling to it. The look is rich and sumptuous. The gaze and the posture, on the other hand, make her seem subjugated or even abused.


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    Lens Fit For Schneider Compound #3

    I received a 300mm convertible symmar with a camera that has a front group in rough shape. Itís like the previous owner loved the 500mm length and just set the front group on the floor all the time. ...
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    Re: Kodak 2D Light Leaks

    WHen you flip the ground glass, you'll find a channel that will fit a ridge in the light trap end of each face on your holders. That keeps it from coming out and tells you the holder is seated fully.
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    Re: Question for sinar norma owners

    Bernice, I went home and, with the camera in front of me, your instructions made perfect sense.

    With that and the printed CLA guide I cleaned up, lubricated, and adjusted both of the standards of...
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    Re: Question for sinar norma owners

    That would be very helpful if you have a chance. I'm sure your instructions will "click" once I have the mechanism right in front of me but I'm sure I'm not the only person needing to service this...
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    Re: Question for sinar norma owners

    That helps a great deal, Bernice. Those set screws that hold the locking collet are accessible once the fine focus mechanism is split into top and bottom halves?
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