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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Here's another one from the same trip:


    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51351246713_51fe8c79db.jpg

    This structure is located at the rock quarry where stone for buildings on the island (and...
  2. Re: Weather-related Resources---Post Your Favorites!

    I use:

    1. http://iqair.com
    2. fire.airnow.gov
    3. www.purpleair.com

    The IQAir map shows the wind flow contour lines in a particular area and includes other info such as PM2.5...
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Here's another one from the same trip:


    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51342263003_995e945dff_z.jpg

    This time I scanned the whole sheet (~5x7") and you can see where the emulsion "leaked"...
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    Abandoned Military Hospital - Fort McDowell (Angel Island)

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51340978452_a91147f756.jpg

    I took this some years back with the Toyo 45cf while touring the island...
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    Re: Help with Filters

    Jim - The Cokin XPro is too big for me also. Years back I switched to the Cokin Z-Pro holder which will take a 95mm adapter ring and step-up rings from 39mm for all my lenses. I keep the holder...
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    Re: Help with Filters

    Out of curiosity I took a HiTech resin filter and it fit in the slot. So it looks like resin filters will slide in the 3, 4 and 5" holders without any problem as they are 3mm or less in thickness. ...
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    Re: Help with Filters

    It's designed to take Gel filters. The width of the front channels on the 8060 is about 3mm and it measures ~5.5" in the vertical direction and 5" in the horizontal There is a stop on the left that...
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    Re: Help with Filters

    Jim - Toyo View makes compendium hoods for its 4x5 and 8x10 cameras. The 180-626 (8060) Pro Compendium Hood, includes 3", 4", 5" gel filter holders and the 180-623 (1660) Pro Compendium Hood (for...
  9. Thread: Sculpture

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    Re: Sculpture

    Toyo 810 MII, Delta 100.
    Platinum-toned kallitype.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51277975071_8a73d42199_z.jpg

    Thomas
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51259005787_8c1181c9a4.jpg

    Toyo 45CF, Provia.

    Thomas
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    Re: A really nice cable release

    That makes sense Bob as it is almost identical in appearance. However I took a closer look at mine tis morning and on the top of the locking release it says "Made in Japan." Here's a photo on mine:...
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    Re: A really nice cable release

    Actually this is the one I have and not the Kaiser which it resembles.

    Thomas
  13. Thread: Lens Cleaner

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    Re: Lens Cleaner

    I recently purchased a 80 - 200 Nikkor f2.8D for the F6 which came without a filter. But I had a 72mm B&W UV filter sitting on a shelf for I don't know how long exposed to the dust and elements. I...
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    Re: 2 sheets of film in the same holder?

    I use Toyo View holders for 4x5 and Toyo View and Fidelity Elite's for 8x10 and neither holder's end flap will close with 2 sheets of typical film inserted. Maybe with ultra thin film like Rollei...
  15. Re: June 10th, 3pm EST: Arkady Lvov and Platinum Printing

    Just received this by email: In about a week we'll upload the edit event to our YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/legionpaper

    Thomas
  16. Re: June 10th, 3pm EST: Arkady Lvov and Platinum Printing

    It was mostly geared to marketing Legion's paper for platinum printing, Revere Platinum I believe, but the paper's brand name wasn't dwelt on. Arkady gave a broad overview of the process without...
  17. June 10th, 3pm EST: Arkady Lvov and Platinum Printing

    An online webinar tomorrow at noon Pacific. Free registration at https://legionpaper.com/webinar

    Thomas
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    Re: A really nice cable release

    I picked up one of these last month at a local camera store for $20 in like new condition: https://kaiserfotous.com/20-professional-cable-release-with-lock/ It works on all of my lenses including...
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    Re: The Kallitype Thread

    A Temporary Resting Place For Travelers... - San Francisco.


    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51228749889_4edc3e0205.jpg

    "from Kong Chow in south China-referring to the tradition of...
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    Re: Rodenstock 300mm Imagon on 8x10?

    Well here's the negative:


    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51224495940_f44b4f1f63_z.jpg

    Shot it yesterday and developed it today for alternative printing. This was taken with the little...
  21. Re: the thread for Kodak XTOL quality control issues

    I have been using Ilford's ID-11 which, like D-76 and Xtol, is a tried and true developer.

    Thomas
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    Rodenstock 300mm Imagon on 8x10?

    I have the newer edition of this lens which was factory mounted in a copal 3 shutter and came with 2 disks instead of the 3 of the older models which were mounted in a compound shutter I believe. In...
  23. Re: the thread for Kodak XTOL quality control issues

    Received this from FedEx today:

    Hi, Thomas Taylor. Your package from Sino Promise, Inc. is on its way.

    Thomas
  24. Thread: RCPE Railroad

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    Re: RCPE Railroad

    Here's an image that caught my eye yesterday afternoon while reading Across the Continent: The Union Pacific Photographs of Andrew J Russell


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    It was taken by Alfred A Hart, photographer...
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    Re: The Kallitype Thread

    Post Commanders Residence, Fort Baker (1903)

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51206101553_0f0867ac0b_z.jpg

    This is an example of Colonial Revival architecture that became popular in the late...
  26. Re: Will I Get Vignetting: Toyo 810G - 1200mm Bellows - Xenar 480mm f/4.5

    How heavy is the Xenar lens? I have been using a 14" (355mm) Wollensak Veritar on a Toyo MII, 810G, and Robos with no problem. The Veritar is a "front loader" which means that both elements and...
  27. Re: Does changing aperture move the focus point

    Well I have the Nikkor 135mm AF DC f2 lens and the Nikon instruction manual says to focus after setting the DC (defocus image control) ring or the subject will be out of focus. The purpose of the DC...
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    Re: Common Large Format Mistakes

    Well earlier this month I made, at least for me, an uncommon mistake: I failed to load one side of an 8x10 holder and that was the one I brought with me to shoot the "California Volunteers"...
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    Re: Rollei Infrared 400

    Back when I was shooting IR the consensus was that the filter required 10 stops - that would put Rollei 400IR at ISO 3. But ISO 6 sounds familiar. What I would recommend is taking 4 test shots in...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5 to 6x12) COLOR image sharing

    Here's one taken in the Calico Mountains of the Mojave Desert:


    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51179941542_992617f135_z.jpg

    Pentax 645NII,75mm lens on Fuji Provia film.

    Thomas
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    Re: Rollei Infrared 400

    I use the Cokin rectangular 100mm 007 filter with the Cokin Z-Pro holder with a 95mm filter ring and several step-up/down rings from 49mm to fit all of my 35, MF, and LF lenses. It's been a while...
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    Re: Locking the Arca Swiss z1-sp Plate

    As a follow-up, I ordered the Archtech leveling head from B&H and while I haven't yet been out shooting with it I have set-up the camera with it and it works! I leveled the tripod by its bubble and...
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    Re: Yellow, Orange, Red Filter Factors?

    The Heliopan filter factor for their #8 yellow filter has a spread of 1.3 to 1.5 stops. This spread is probably due to manufacturing variance between samples. I have a Tiffen Deep Yellow 15 glass...
  34. Thread: Sculpture

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    Re: Sculpture

    California Volunteers - Douglas Tilden sculptor, San Francisco 1906.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51164833366_411ebbeef3_z.jpg

    This work was dedicated and installed at the intersection...
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    Re: wildfire season already

    Back during the Vietnam War I served with the 1st Air Cavalry Division and we did so many air assaults that we were awarded the Air Medal. You supposed to get a oak leaf cluster for each 25 missions...
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    Re: delete/erase account?

    A couple of years back Apug deleted upon request the account of a "Sirius Glass" or something like that who, after a while had a change of heart and had it returned apparently with all the earlier...
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    Re: Locking the Arca Swiss z1-sp Plate

    The problem with using the new Gitzo center plate is that the Arcatech base doesn't have a receptor for grub screws. The Gitzo base linked to has a mechanism for preventing rotation but it costs...
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    Re: 20x24 enlarger easel options

    Tip: If buying a used easel, bring a torpedo level with you and make sure that the easel is plumb before you buy it. Many used easels have been dropped and/or misused to the extent that they are no...
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    Re: Locking the Arca Swiss z1-sp Plate

    According to the B&H website the new top plates will fit the G1349 which is the G1348 with a center post. I thought about using just the leveling base but the base allows only a 10 degree movement...
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    Re: Locking the Arca Swiss z1-sp Plate

    I bought the z1-sp when they first came out and, unfortunately, a spirit level wasn't included at that time. I use the G1348 without a center column and there is no cork or rubber pad on the...
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