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    Re: Thoughts About Linhof 4x5 Technikardan 45s ?

    Bob makes it sound like a wonderful can-do-anything camera, and he's right.
    It's a unique, precise and versatile camera to use, with very few drawbacks.
  2. Re: Lightest & Most Compact Tripod for Wista 45SP that is Also Reasonably Priced?

    Spend a little more and get something great that will last you years:
    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?153270-New-FLM-Series-II-Tripods
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    Re: Recommendations for shipping flash equipment

    Those "Fragile" stickers are to shipping company employees what the red cape is to a Spanish bull.
    It's shipping code for "kick me, drop me, crush me."
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    Re: Recommendations for shipping flash equipment

    Try YRC freight.
    I had to arrange shipping a Creo scanner and computer, both crated, from southern New Jersey up to Ogdensburg NY.
    Not a huge distance, but a delicate operation and potentially very...
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    Re: New FLM Series II Tripods

    Just wanted to thank everyone here who bought a tripod, and also let you all know that we are in production again.
    More tripods are on the way and special pricing will remain in effect for one more...
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    Re: New FLM Series II Tripods

    My apologies, a minor correction in the specs for the S4 tripod.
    It reaches 53.5 inches in height, or 136 cm.
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    Re: New FLM Series II Tripods

    Delivery is now confirmed for first week of September for all orders, and "thank you" to everybody here who took us up on the new tripods.
    There will be a few tripods remaining, so the special...
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    Re: New Cooke XVa Lens Questions

    I bought mine (in a new Copal 3) from Clive Russ, one of the distributors of Cooke lenses; he's also a guy who has a deep knowledge and understanding of certain lenses and their particular...
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    Re: 150mm WA lens for 8x10 recommendations

    More stuff to consider:
    The Schneider XL is 1.6 pounds, the Nikon 150SW is 2.3 pounds. Or Europeanly-speaking, the Schneider weighs ~350g less than the Nikon.
    The Nikon narrowly edges the Schneider...
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    Re: New FLM Series II Tripods

    Looking at the photo of that Bogen brings back vivid memories of sore shoulders and displaced vertebrae.
    Yes, modern gear is a lot lighter and just as capable.
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    Re: New FLM Series II Tripods

    I rarely use a ball head with LF cameras anymore, unless I need to position the camera more than 15˚ off-axis. That very rarely happens.
    Randy's set-up is ideal: study tripod with a large, wide base...
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    Re: New FLM Series II Tripods

    Thanks, Johnny. Here's the updated link.

    Mark Morris reviews the Series II tripods:

    https://youtu.be/TcUkYD-lOw0
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    Re: New FLM Series II Tripods

    Correct, the CP38-L4 II is an updated Berlin; it also uses 38mm tubes, but the spiked feet are now universal 3/8".
    The method for changing accessories (flat plate to half-bowl, for example) is now...
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    Re: New FLM Series II Tripods

    Hi Randy,
    Good questions, thanks for asking.

    What do the rubber feet look like?
    Are the spikes storable inside the lower leg?
    How do the spikes fit with rubber feet?
    Here is a photo of the...
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    New FLM Series II Tripods

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    Greetings, everybody!

    I've been away for a while, taking a break from photography and honing my carpentry skills. But I still represent FLM ball heads and...
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    Re: Toyo 810M Resource/Fan Page

    Glad to hear it, Peter; that's why we create these kinds of threads, to help others.
    Very happy it worked out well, and that Rudy is still doing solid work.
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    Re: Toyo 810M Resource/Fan Page

    When I ordered new bellows from ecbuyonline, I asked for, and received, new frames already mounted to the bellows.
    The frames cost extra, of course, but it saved me from having to ship my existing...
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    Re: Can anybody recommend a A3 flatbed scanner??

    If those are your needs, then an Epson v700/v750 will be great for you.
  19. Re: Question on adjusting a Maxwell Screen to fit a new camera

    I've done this with a regular glass screen, it was less than 1mm too long, so I took sandpaper to it. Coarse first, then fine.
    It takes a long time, but it's very do-able.
    Having never done this to...
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    Re: APO Sironar S lenses in 300mm + in today's market

    You're right about much of this being very subjective, but if it's clean, sharp contrast you're after, the experiences of others here is more helpful than mine.
    I use the Cooke for portrait work at...
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    Re: APO Sironar S lenses in 300mm + in today's market

    Sturart, as "asf" pointed out, much of the results you're seeking depends on technique and good supporting equipment, and if you make a living from this, the right gear is crucial.
    I've seen...
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    Re: 11x14 camera build attempt - Questions

    Indeed, as these are stunning.
  23. Thread: May Portraits

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    Re: May Portraits

    Mysterious, sublime, slightly disturbing. In other words: fantastic!
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    Re: Portable Studio Portraits

    You are to be applauded, sir! I remember your post from last year.
    Good on you for making this happen, and doing such a great job of it.
  25. Re: Another ballhead for 8x10 question/ comparison thread

    Bob, everybody nitpicks that review but the tester, who is in the US, made use of everything that was available to him at the time; further, he used some good, quantifiable scientific methods to...
  26. Re: Another ballhead for 8x10 question/ comparison thread

    Here's a very thorough ball head round-up from a couple of years ago: https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/battle-of-the-titans-top-ball-heads-tested

    Contact me by email if you have any questions...
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    Re: Wide angle for 8x10

    Cheap wide angle for 8x10? In a shutter? Easy, a Fujinon-W 210.
    And probably the best IQ for the price.
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    Re: 8x10 For "Street" Portaiture

    Toyo 810M if you can handle the weight; it sets up in seconds and is precise and smooth in operation.
    It can be used in the rain, snow or heat with no adverse effects on function.
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    Re: Toyo-View Deuxe 45M Rail Problems

    Contact forum member B.S. Kumar to help you find an extension rail; they do exist.
    I've owned this very same camera a few times, and apart from the rails, most other accessories are compatible with...
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    Re: Toyo 810M Resource/Fan Page

    Nice, Thomas.
    I don't know how much the 1200mm Nikkor weighs, but I've used several larger lenses in Copal 3 shutters at maximum extension, and the Toyo was still rock-solid.
    This camera never...
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    Re: Polarizer for 150mm SS XL with CF

    Haida, Nisi, Vu, Breakthrough, lots of filter options to choose from these days.
    The newer Chinese brands are all using the Schott glass formula, and making excellent filters.
    You could get a...
  32. Re: Just purchased a mint condition Horseman 6x loupe long

    I once bought the Horseman loupe and did not like it; I sent it back the same day.
    It felt too large, too long, too unwieldy to me, but YMMV.
    I eventually settled on a compact but powerful...
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    Re: Mathieu Bauwens book

    Hi Luis,
    I bought the signed and numbered book, with shipping, for €32,00.
    Click on the blue rectangle ("Soutenir Ce Projet") and you'll get list of options from €5 to €185. The book starts at €32,...
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    Re: schneider super-symmar xl 150mm filter question

    I use a Haida 150mm system, which is a lot like the LEE 150 filter system.
    The 95mm ring attaches to the lens which attaches to the filter holder, and the holder keeps filters a few mm away from the...
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    Mathieu Bauwens book

    Our own Mathieu Bauwens in Belgium is publishing a book, available on a European Kickstarter-type of page: https://www.kisskissbankbank.com/fr/projects/myosotis
    I've long admired Mathieu's work and...
  36. Re: New Mexico, help with a location of ‘red sand-hills’

    Not NM, but could it be Coconino Forest, near Flagstaff? We just drove through in late February, and the rocks are definitely RED.
  37. Thread: Using Photoshop

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    Re: Using Photoshop

    As long as the location of the file stays consistent, Lightroom will keep a record of all your steps, and you can apply those steps to another image in Lightroom.
  38. Re: Ground Glass focusing screens including custom sizes from Young Camera Company

    Hi Barry,
    I would definitely try out your screens when I get a new 8x10.
    When your website or contact information becomes available, please let us know.
    Thank you and good luck!
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    Re: HP5+ in HC-110: Is 5 min too short?

    I think 5 minutes is the shortest amount of time I'd allow for film development.
    You can add a pre-soak to ensure more even development, and you could also try a different dilution for a longer...
  40. Re: Lightest & compact tripod recommendations for an 8x10 Chamonix?

    Greg, are you using the new Alpinist camera?
    If so, contact this gentleman: http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?143534-First-post-Alpinist-ordered!&highlight=alpinist
    He has...
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