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    Re: Doors and Doorways

    Shot on 8X10

    https://www.dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/yrj4717uniyhlcs/img607c.jpg?raw=1
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    Re: Doors and Doorways

    Shot on 5X7

    https://www.dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/pnnhwfj1ko1l6hb/img614.jpg?raw=1
  3. Thread: Collections

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    Re: Collections

    The O. Winston Link museum in Roanoke, VA
  4. Re: Was there a website Problem or Was it My Computer?

    It was the website - there is a post in the "feedback" section addressing it.
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Yes, that is tiny.
    I believe anything smaller than 4X5 is considered "tiny", per forum rules, I believe.
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    Re: Post Here OLD LF Camera Fails

    TC, how about a failure to fail?

    My Folmer & Schwing 8X10 Commercial View, according to the S/N, was manufactured almost 100 years ago (1923-24). The bellows is a something like a rubber-coated...
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    Re: Pet Pictures, Any Format.

    Showed up at the end of our driveway last weekend - I guess he is here to stay - we named him Dill. He wouldn't stand still long enough for a better picture.
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  8. Re: Use of X-ray film: technical discussion with example images

    kanishka, those are wonderful ^
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    Re: Soft-Focus Lens Examples

    Can't get the link to open :(
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    I agree - I am very disappointed in my Intrepid 4X5, but I guess it is what it is :(
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    Re: Cameras with geared swing movement

    That's what I was going to suggest - I often loosen the swing/tilt just slightly so that the bellows can't pull/push it one way or the other, then I just apply a tad more pressure to get it where I...
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    Re: Long life opened liquid paper developer

    Figured I'd chime in real quick. I mixed up some Dektol stock solution, separated it all into completely full, to the top, 16 oz plastic bottles, and then didn't do any wet printing for 15 years. A...
  13. Thread: Oh my . . .

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    Re: Oh my . . .

    Wonder who has the earliest join date - I see that I joined in 2010 but I feel like I have been here since the 70's.
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    I am just a bit confused as to how a reflex mirror that is of suitable size to give off an image to fill a 4X5 ground glass (like my Graflex Series D RB) can fit inside a speed Graphic body...or am I...
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    Re: VAGEESWARI 8.5x15" film holder

    Well, reviving this thread some 4 years later. I tend to procrastinate since so often I make errors in design, measurements, and cutting. I would like to blame my lack of access to the proper...
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    Re: post alternative techniques

    Barry, you might try a dilute bleach bath to see if it gets rid of some of the yellowing. I have never tried the new cyanotype formula, so no idea how it would react in the bleach bath. Actually,...
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    Re: Around the house?

    Thanks Roger and girlfriend - I like "creepy" as well.
  18. Thread: post your trees!

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    Re: post your trees!

    4X5
    https://www.dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/p0w4wc1yyrtqsnu/img089a.jpg?raw=1
  19. Thread: Still Life, 2021

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    Re: Still Life, 2021

    4X5

    https://www.dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/2euzzmqbe1w69xm/img088a.jpg?raw=1
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    Re: Around the house?

    4X5

    https://www.dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/jto0n3hncgstpnt/img085a.jpg?raw=1

    https://www.dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/q9uwum2ebgyl40v/img087a.jpg?raw=1
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    Re: Portraits from 2021

    I disagree with your feeling - I like it.
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    Re: Looking for a budget 360mm for portraits?

    +1 on the Camponon's - my first lens for my 8X10 was a 300mm - used it for several years and regret getting rid of it.

    https://www.dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/mup3tipms7igr2t/linda2a.jpg?raw=1
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    Re: Light weight 4X5 gear backpack recommendations

    I think I'll just call 911 when I'm ready to go home.
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    Re: Light weight 4X5 gear backpack recommendations

    OK, good suggestions all - let me throw this out in case anyone has tried it.

    I have a Domke photo vest:
    1 - I can comfortably fit 3 film holders in each of the two large front pickets.
    2 -...
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    Re: Light weight 4X5 gear backpack recommendations

    I like this alternative, once arriving at the location - but with the latest iteration of the Intrepid, I am not sure that it is a good idea - due to what I consider a severe design flaw - the base...
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    Re: post alternative techniques

    Thanks Dan - must look this up now.
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    Re: Light weight 4X5 gear backpack recommendations

    Just to add a tad more info - I don't really go on super long excursions. This backpack would just be for day outings, where I might want to carry the 4X5 for a couple miles at most. I don't really...
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    Light weight 4X5 gear backpack recommendations

    Due to fairly persistent lower back pains I recently purchased an Intrepid MKIV 4X5 for the weight. I would like to get a backpack for:
    Camera
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    5 film holders
    Meter
    Dark-cloth
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    Re: post alternative techniques

    Vary nice image Dan, but come on, you can't just say something like "Home made liquid emulsion" without giving details - I am pretty sure that is in the forum rules.
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    Re: Looking for a budget 360mm for portraits?

    Just bought a box of 8X10 Arista EDU 100 - $209 for a 50 sheet box, delivered - $4.18 a sheet.
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    Re: Looking for a budget 360mm for portraits?

    If 360mm is most important, I have a 360mm Yamasaki Congo f/6.3 in barrel. I haven't used it much and have not shot any portraits with it. Plenty of coverage for 8X10. I can't remember the lens...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    My gosh Bryan - This looks like one of those locations that would be visited and photographed over and over again for a lifetime.
  33. Thread: post your trees!

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    Re: post your trees!

    agustin.gd, looks like you figured out the perfect lens / subject combination - keep sharing, and welcome to the forum.
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    Re: Finding lensboard for a lens

    There is a fellow on ebay and on etsy that 3D prints boards for Intrepid 4X5 cameras - he is seller name is bitbybitphoto on both sites. Boards are $10 w/free shipping. If you are outside the US I...
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    Re: Found Photographs

    He registered for the draft in 1863, and lists his occupation as physician (last name on this list below), but I have not found any documentation that he served in the war, but I really wasn't...
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    Re: Found Photographs

    This is D. D. Wisell (Weisell), a 1/9th plate ambrotype that I have had in my collection for some years.

    https://www.dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/am3ejwi71euin4g/DDW.jpg?raw=1

    After I purchased...
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    Re: Film Storage accident

    I would think that as long as no moisture made it's way to the actual film sheets or rolls, they should be OK. The next time you thaw a roll or pack, if the film is not stuck to another sheet or the...
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    Re: Old Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles

    Don't listen to him Bryan, it's a Thundercobra.
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    Re: Found Photographs

    This is my first Ambrotype purchase:

    https://www.dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/qexovdsi6dglh7u/001a.jpg?raw=1

    The process, invented in the early 1850's, was in vogue for only about 10 years, when...
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    Re: Found Photographs

    Well Mr. Cowan, looks like you did it again. The signature belongs to the photographer, not the subject.
    Below is another portrait signed by the same photographer - Richard T. Dooner:
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