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    Re: Eastman Kodak Portrait Petzval.

    I want one of these so bad. If you want to sell it, PM me.
  2. Re: Lens Ideas for 5x7/8x10 Studio Camera

    I found one that the seller said was pretty sharp. I'm interested in seeing how sharp it is. I only paid $100 so we shall see.
  3. Lens Ideas for 5x7/8x10 Studio Camera

    I just acquired a Kodak/Century No 7 and am in need of a lens. I currently shoot with a Wollensak lens in Betax no 4 shutter but feel an older brass lens is more "appropriate". I've seen and...
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    Re: April 2014 Portraits

    First Shot and First Portrait with my Eastman using 120 film back

    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7359/14077325834_d62bbac026.jpg
    Eastman Home Portrait No3
    120 Film
    Kodak 400tx
    Digital Scanned...
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    Re: how old are we?

    I am 23 and have been photographing since ~2006. Started with film (35mm) then went to digital, then 120 film, and now getting into 5x7/8x10 large format. This is my main hobby, try to do it daily,...
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    Re: Best 8x10 Antique Wood Tripod

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    Re: Best 8x10 Antique Wood Tripod

    Decided to just get a modern tripod and make a mount. I ended up finding this tripod from someone from work. I build a stained wood base on it and it works great
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    Re: Post Photos of YOURSELF with your camera

    I will. It was nice to take it out and photography
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    Re: Post Photos of YOURSELF with your camera

    No comparison. I have photographed with mine yet. Thursday is the day
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    Re: Post Photos of YOURSELF with your camera

    Finally got my mount complete, and shot this today.

    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7272/13971584112_9026082b4e_b.jpg
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    Re: Repairing my Eastman

    Got my mount all glued and screwed. Set it up out side to check for the strength and it holds up great. I am going to do a final light check and then go shoot a roll of film. I cant wait. It looks so...
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    Re: Repairing my Eastman

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    Decided to axe the tripod idea for now. I found a manfrotto tripod a coworker was selling, for almost free and could not pass it up. Started building a wood base for the top. Got it...
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    Re: Repairing my Eastman

    I used leather peices on the inside to help cover larger holes, glued in with fabric glue. Then use black paint to cover holes on the inside. I dont want to paint the outside if i dont have to
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    Re: Best 8x10 Antique Wood Tripod

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    Would this work?
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    Re: Best 8x10 Antique Wood Tripod

    Pretty cool. I found a few i will just keep looking. Where did you get yours DannL?
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    Re: Best 8x10 Antique Wood Tripod

    This camera might be used a few times a year as I dont have a setup to develop on my own yet. When i ask for advise, i want opinions on a name brand or just overall ideas related to buying an antique...
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    Re: Best 8x10 Antique Wood Tripod

    Both. And when i mean use. I mean use once every 6 months. Mostly display
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    Re: Best 8x10 Antique Wood Tripod

    Antique look. Just wanting something that would be strong enough to hold it
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    Re: Best 8x10 Antique Wood Tripod

    Yeah i can get a nice LF tripod for about $150. I just wanted an older wood one that would hold an 8x10
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    Best 8x10 Antique Wood Tripod

    Although I have been told many times that I should not get an authentic wood tripod, I still want one. I have no clue on brands, and what works best. What you anyone suggest for a wood tripod that...
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    Re: Repairing my Eastman

    Worked on cleaning it up a bit. Removed some hardware, and used a wood cleaner to get some of the dirt off and help it bring a bit of shine out.
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    Re: Repairing my Eastman

    Group of over 25 cameras all different makes/models 1900-1960

    https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7043/13898170121_f1f2a9cf9b_k.jpg

    Graflex 120 film holder/Custom mount? Its for an 8x10. I am adding...
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    Re: Repairing my Eastman

    Got some fabric and constructed a cheap focusing cloth.

    Also found a great deal from a guy I met years ago. He sold me about 35 antique cameras. Alfas canons kodaks. I also got a bunch of large...
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    Re: Repairing my Eastman

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    Re: Repairing my Eastman

    Started working on repairing the bellows. I got a quote from a few places, and I'm not paying as much as they were asking, even though I know its worth the work to make them.
    I bought a bag of...
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    Re: Repairing my Eastman

    Yeah i found that page. I found info on a few cameras from 1911-1920. They dont give a lot of info
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    Re: Repairing my Eastman

    8x10. It says home portrait no3 on the front. Im not sure when the 2d came about. I found little info on the no3. I guess it was about the 1911, after the 2's?
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    Re: Repairing my Eastman

    Its a home portrait no3. No film holders but 2 lenses. A wollensak with betax no4 shutter and another lens. Southern? And packard shutter. Im laying down will post tomorrow. Im searching for film...
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    Repairing my Eastman

    I bought the camera from a dealer who found a few cameras from an older collection. My goal is to not only get the camera back to working condition but to keep it as close to original as possible,...
  30. Re: New to LF and Forum From NC(Eastman Home Portrait No3)

    I was planning on getting a new bellow for it. How do i go about searching for one. By camera or by its size? Also are film holders more or less universal by its size? Is the paper red light...
  31. New to LF and Forum From NC(Eastman Home Portrait No3)

    My name is Brian.

    I am pretty new to Large Format photography. I took film in high school a few years back, and did some 35mm over the years. I recently have been adding to my camera collection,...
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