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    Re: E-Bay and PayPal: What should I know?

    He may have said it but I don’t believe she complied until she decided on her own...
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    Re: E-Bay and PayPal: What should I know?

    “ My one bit of advice is to not let the anti-eBay or PayPal stories, which I'm sure will continue to come, worry you that much. It's still a tiny fraction of sales/purchases that end up being a...
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    Re: E-Bay and PayPal: What should I know?

    Ahhh, thanks. I’d never have thought about doing that!
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    Re: E-Bay and PayPal: What should I know?

    How does “2)” work? Recently I bought a BIN and couldn’t pay because eBay wouldn’t link to PayPal. This persisted for 2 days with multiple attempts per day. I contacted seller and explained and...
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    Re: E-Bay and PayPal: What should I know?

    They charge fees. Fees might be okay as the cost-of-doing-business but for small items might make it all not worth your while.
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    Re: Hello from Los Angeles

    Hello, back at you, from LA. Welcome!
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    Re: Lens Aperture vs Meter Reading

    If I read it correctly, he describes simple half-stop rounding of shutter speed. Personally, I’d have the meter display the aperture in tenths, rather than shutter speed, if I needed that level of...
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    Re: Lens Aperture vs Meter Reading

    I find tenths both annoying and unnecessary. I set the configuration of my meter to display in either thirds or halves.
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    Re: Missing exposure equation

    http://www.salzgeber.at/disc/disc.pdf

    http://www.southbristolviews.com/pics/Graphic/CloseUpCalc.html
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    Re: First Van Dyke print

    Congratulations on your success!
  11. Re: Adapters: Petzval to Leaf Shutter and LF to mirrorless . . .?

    Hi Drew. For projects like that I use an Anniversary Graphic. The wood lens boards are easy to make. The focal plane shutter takes care of timing.
  12. Re: Thinking about getting a Crown Graphic as a secondary 4x5 for hand-held shots

    203507
  13. Re: Thinking about getting a Crown Graphic as a secondary 4x5 for hand-held shots

    It is a lot of fun. But don’t consider it “a step down”. It might be “marching to a different drummer” but it’s a very capable way of image-making!
  14. Re: CatLABS X FILM 80 now available in 4X5 and 8X10

    Have you asked Omer? I asked a question that wasn’t answered on the website about development and received a prompt and informative response.
  15. Re: 25th Anniversary of the Large Format Photography Forum

    Happy birthday to the forum... and sincere thanks to all who keep it running!
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    Re: The New Marketplace Rules are Too Restrictive

    Thanks for the correction. You are correct... the Soapbox is another forum, so no further discussion is warranted in this forum.

    But at least the For Sale segment of this forum is clearly...
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    Re: The New Marketplace Rules are Too Restrictive

    All true. Well stated. Same could be said about Soapbox!
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    Re: What is this frame around the photo

    I’ve never seen a LF holder outline that looks like that. Tomfoolery, for sure... either digital or via a mask.
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    Re: Panoramic Head Recommendations

    The only panorama head I’ve ever known to rotate on lens axis is the old version of the Rollei TLR panorama head. But I never did much research in that area.

    I used a later version Rollei head...
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    Re: Faces and Places of Appalachia

    Very nice tribute to a beautiful part of our nation and very unique people. I spent a few years in Wise and Harlan Counties. While I never felt at home, I always felt welcomed. Sometimes it took a...
  21. Thread: 4x5 or 8x10

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    Re: 4x5 or 8x10

    Thanks very much for the education!
  22. Thread: 4x5 or 8x10

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    Re: 4x5 or 8x10

    8x10 Polaroid??????
  23. Re: Disinfecting developed film from lab due to Coronavirus

    Just keep washing your hands like you want to wash the skin off of them!
  24. Re: Disinfecting developed film from lab due to Coronavirus

    Wait; what... Bacardi 151 was discontinued? I missed that news. How horrific!
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    Re: Copal 3 lens board question

    A few years ago I had similar problem. Camera repair shop machines the opening to correct size and mounted the lens. I paid about $35... one of the better investments I’ve ever made.
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    Re: Hole Saw For Commercial Ektar Lens

    ... and now we know the whole story!!
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    Re: Hole Saw For Commercial Ektar Lens

    Holy Cow!
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    Re: Hole Saw For Commercial Ektar Lens

    Between that and your sharp wit...
  29. Thread: My mistake

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    Re: My mistake

    ... mistakes... lessons... challenges... opportunities... heck, even Denney’s embarrassment...

    Some of these actually result in art so why not keep up the good work!
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    Re: Time to get Serious about DIY

    If/when that happen, I’ll likely pick up a piece of chalk and start sketching. :)
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    Re: Quarantine Pictures Any Format

    201988

    Title: Sideways
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    Re: Urgent need help to develop my film

    You need to read up on fixer life. It’s a balance of quantity vs amount of film.

    Regarding the tank leakage. Heed the “squeeze and seal” directions. It help a lot but doesn’t eliminate all...
  33. Re: 38 year old Polaroid pull-apart film advice

    That’s really dreadful compared to what it would have been when fresh... but quite artistic and I like it. :)

    Don’t be upset. At least you had a very fun time experimenting. Thanks for sharing...
  34. Re: 38 year old Polaroid pull-apart film advice

    I get the best results from closing my eyes and remembering the past. Ha ha. I think you may have got as good as it might get!
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    Re: Urgent need help to develop my film

    That’s what I’ve been using. Very easy. I don’t process a lot so for every 4 films... 450 ml of DD-X 1+4, 450 mil Ilfostop, 450 mil Ilford rapid fix... and about 1 gallon of water to rinse. One shot....
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    Re: Urgent need help to develop my film

    How are you processing: tank, tray, ???
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    Re: Urgent need help to develop my film

    I use DD-X for Ilford films, FP-4 and HP-5.

    The best guidance is provided in the Ilford “how-to” literature. Google it and read... it’s comprehensive, easily understandable, and you’ll really...
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    Re: Lock 'n Load (practical)

    Are you new to using these reels? I am. I got started by practicing loading in daylight. Also watching YouTube videos. Then practice with eyes closed. Then in changing bag. Then in changing bag with...
  39. Re: Question about flash photography with a Chamonix

    For electronic strobe.

    For flash bulbs there are also exposure impacts for “faster” shutter speeds.
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    Re: I can't get my 4x5 back from the repair guy

    If I were to even consider that option, I’d want my money back too.
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