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    Re: repair a Studio Shutter

    Jim, Jim Galli set up mine on my Verito and it is still fine. Worth asking, at the least he may know someone.
  2. Re: Development compensation for Foma 200 reciprocity?

    Great answer and information. Thanks for taking the time to share your knowledge.

    Steve
  3. Development compensation for Foma 200 reciprocity?

    Does anyone have approximate % figures (not zones) to reduce development with Foma 200 5x4?

    By way of example:
    Normal development is 8 minutes
    Metered exposure is 10 seconds
    Corrected for...
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Thanks for posting Merg, you are a great inspiration.

    Steve
  5. Re: Best way to repair small light leak in bellows?

    I have used the black silicone RTV sealant on small folding 645 rangefinder cameras and 3 5x4 bellows cameras. Use on the inside and let the bellows stay extended for 1-2 days then put a small amount...
  6. Re: Where are the great shots? Am I a cynicist or a realist?

    Hi Jim,

    One of the major highlights for my trip to the US in 05/06 was when Kevin and I drive over the Sierra Nevada range along Highway 120, made the mandatory stop at the Whoa Nellie, skirted...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    A recent outing with a new to me Konica Pearl II that I have just restored. Foma 200 developed in Adox replenished formula thanks to Ian Grant. The rangefinder proved easier to adjust than I had...
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    Re: Still Life Images 2017

    http://i.imgur.com/pYTKAva.jpg

    Foma 200 @125 iso in Kparodinal
    1940 Kodak 161mm f4.5 under studio flash. There is no sync on the lens so lens is open and the flash is fired.
    Scanned darkroom...
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    Re: Just Leaves

    I see these each morning from my bedroom window and have always intended to photograph them.

    http://i.imgur.com/igkfDsZ.jpg

    New to me Mamiya six folder from 1953. Shanghai GP3 in 510 Pyro....
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    Re: Commercial Ektar vs Ektar 203?

    Thanks Jim, I have both and find like you the 203 is the lens I use most of the time.
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    Commercial Ektar vs Ektar 203?

    While they differ in many ways - physical size one obvious issue - why did Kodak make 2 lenses in very similar focal lengths?
  12. Poll: Re: "Editions": A way to limit yourself and your overall marketability in general?

    Changed my mind. Will have another coffee and consider the topic.
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    Re: Alternative for f/6.8 90mm Angulon ?

    I purchased a 90/6.8 Optar/Raptar as a "maybe I'll use it one day because it was a good price" only to discover that it was actually a very good lens. Stopped down between 22-32 it was really sharp...
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    Re: post "in Galli style"

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    Foma 200 - Verito [Thanks Jim :)]
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    Re: Shutter question

    Thanks for your replies. Very unscientifically to my ear that seems to be the case. This could at times be quite handy if I can get reasonable accuracy.
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    Shutter question

    I have an Alphax 4 and wondered if setting the speed ring between marked speeds say 1/5 and /10th would give an intermediate speed or whether there is a set speed only relative to each indicated...
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    Re: Still-Life Images, 2014

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    Expired APX 100 [1995]
    Stand developed 1:300
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    Re: Around the house?

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    Kitchen sink
    Foma 200 - Kodak 161
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    Re: Still-Life Images, 2014

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    Foma 200 - Ektar 203
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    Re: Still-Life Images, 2014

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    Foma 200 - Imagon 200
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    Re: Do we need wi-fi in the National Parks?

    Why not go all out and put towers on top of Half Dome etc and while at it put hundreds of the ever attractive wind farms strategically placed to kill off every natural vista. Anyone that needs WiFi...
  22. Re: Images shot on X-ray film

    Looking extremely good Craig, did I mention extremely good ? :)

    Steve
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    Re: How Kodak lenses are (were) made.

    Not that I didn't, but I have so much more respect for my Kodak manufactured lenses. Thanks for posting. I really didn't realise the size of the Kodak lens making facilities.
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    Re: Shanghai film formats

    http://www.ebay.com.au/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2047675.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.Xshanghai+4x5&_nkw=shanghai+4x5&_sacat=0

    Try this it may help
  25. Thread: TEA Developers

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    Re: TEA Developers

    Much appreciated Sandy, thank you.
  26. Thread: TEA Developers

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    TEA Developers

    A question for any knowledgable chemists on the forum. Is TEA a suitable base for a Metol/Hydroquinone developer? Does anyone have a formula as such? From the MSDS of 99% TEA it states a 1% TEA...
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    Re: Rocks and stones

    Welcome back Donald.
  28. Re: Images shot on X-ray film

    Is anyone enlarging 5x4 xray negatives? If so to what size and how would you describe the results?
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    Pinhole and Xray film

    Does anyone use xray film for pinhole work? I made an experimental pinhole on the weekend and was really surprised by the results. I cut down some xray film I had and in bright sunshine got an...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Well done!
  31. Re: Melbourne, Australia - Large Format Day at UNSENSORED14

    Randy, I'm not surprised things are upside down and backwards where you live :) but all LF camera GG's have correct orientation here in Australia.

    All the best with the get together with your...
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    Re: Calibration vs. Consistency

    Jonathan based on your great images both your calibration and consistency are correct - for you. Your calibration is your eye and that seems very accurate.
  33. Contrast control with paper or film development?

    Do you feel there is a difference between adjusting for the scene contrast by exposure adjustment and film development or by using a set EI and multicontrast paper.

    If you have tried either or...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Great tones Scott.

    :) this must be a tin type as all the controls are on the wrong side of the car.
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    Re: Still-Life Images, 2014

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    I shot this to see if I wanted to shoot this if that makes any sense.

    F200 in PMK 2 secs @ F4

    No name Petzval [120 mm F4 ] Shen 4x5
  36. Thread: Wollensak lens

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    Re: Wollensak lens

    Like you Jim my memory is probably !!! not what it used to be. But the one I had was definately a dialyte. Cannot say now what series it was. It was f6.3 though.
  37. Thread: Wollensak lens

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    Re: Wollensak lens

    Jim is correct. I had one for quite a while very sharp stopped down to 22. If you are tempted to take it apart remember the way it goes back together. Mine was four air spaced cells very similar to...
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    Nice shot Bazz. The tiny 90mm Graphlex is a wonderful lens. Everything works well the clarity is great.
  39. Re: Images shot on X-ray film

    Good to see you are back in the darkroom Bazz. Was that from the SE trip?
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    Pyro 2 bath developer

    Most of my photography these days is with my 5x4 but the other day I checked my freezer and found to my delight that I had frozen 40 [120] rolls of APX 100 in 2005. I couldn't remember what I used in...
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