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  1. Bausch + Lomb 5x8 - info, links, history? Tessar [on a B&J 5x7]

    I'M CLOSING THIS ENQUIRY. ANSWERS FOUND IN 2010 POSTS AT LFPF. THANKS!


    Can anyone tell me about this lens? Coverage, image circle, history etc.
    It was part of the original B&J 5x7 and it does...
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    Frank...

    very very nice situation. Congrats.. proof that a dream can be realized! I'm envious. Now get busy ... make that busier LOL!

    Cheers Jan Normandale
  3. experience with expired C41 chemicals ?

    I found a box each of C 41 and E6 chemicals in my basement that I had ‘lost’ they’re now about 2 yrs old and unopened. Has anyone ever used expired chems and if so how old? Thanks
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    Re: C-41 powders and E-6 liquid

    serious wine aficionados use nitrogen to preserve opened bottles and prevent oxidation:

    https://www.amazon.com/Private-Preserve-Wine-Preservation-Spray/dp/B0000DCS18
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    Re: Seized Press Shutter:

    Hi to Louis and Paul

    .... Louis it worked the charm! Thanks and much appreciated. Next time I'm in Western PA, I'll buy you a danish and a coffee!

    Cheers
    Jan
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    Re: Seized Press Shutter:

    Louis... thanks for the tip... I'll get on it and hopefully it will work. I'll post my results. Best regards Jan
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    Seized Press Shutter:

    Now for the "pilot error" news and I'm hoping you can help. Normally you can cock a regular shutter then subsequently disengage the preview and then release the shutter. Not so with a ‘press shutter’...
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    Re: New film from Begger! BERGGER Pancro 400

    Thanks, appreciated!
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    Re: New film from Begger! BERGGER Pancro 400

    sage advice.
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    Re: New film from Begger! BERGGER Pancro 400

    I like the tones and resolution of those bridge shots, they came out really well. I like the look of the film. Can you say what you used as a developer etc etc?
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    Re: New film from Begger! BERGGER Pancro 400

    I like the tones and resolution of those bridge shots, they came out really well. I like the look of the film. Can you say what you used as a developer etc etc?
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    Re: New film from Begger! BERGGER Pancro 400

    thanks, I did check some work over at flickr but the results seemed to vary widely. Some frames are amazing others look like xray film
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    Re: New film from Begger! BERGGER Pancro 400

    It's almost a year since this thread started. Can anyone post some images taken with the Bergger Pancro? I'd like to see what it looks like. Thanks!
  14. Re: 4x5 Field camera with revolving graflok back and rear shift

    Tom, why don't you just purchase a Toyo AX .. it's a all metal field camera. High quality, lots of movements and folds into a clam shell when not in use. These usually go for $750 - $1,000 US and...
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    Re: Polaroid 505 Back - How To Use?

    about the negative David mentioned above... here's a how to on you tube... : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7diQfXiTfBg&list=PL6B602E240CE431E1&index=109
  16. Re: Notch code identification : help / assistance

    Vinny... got it! It's been out of production. Thanks... I love this place :- )
  17. Notch code identification : help / assistance

    I have a sheet of 5/7 BW in some holders I purchased. I have gone thru as many notch code DB's as I can find and nothing matches.

    Any confirmations or identification is appreciated

    86239
  18. Re: Paterson MOD54 5X4 film insert for Paterson tanks.

    All you would want to know to make a decision :

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4F9zm4f3S0

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwl84ZnKF6Q

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlnQN-4DSTs
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    Re: Fotoman is no more/IS BACK AGAIN

    is it me or is this site annoying because of all the auto scrolling it does and it's short on info. I hope they do something about the info at a minimum. Their products deserve a serious look but...
  20. Re: Celluloid no more: distribution of film to cease by 2013 in the US

    I believe this is a very old set of photos taken at Yodobashi. If you look at the images you will see many films and products no longer being manufactured. Fuji Acros, Velvia, Astia and Provia...
  21. Re: Burtynski 'Oil' Photographers Gallery London

    if it's the same photographs as the ones showcased at Nicholas Metevier Gallery on King St in Toronto in 2010 and the ROM in 2010, there was a mix of images. Early works were LF and current work was...
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    Re: iphone as viewfinder for 4x5 PS

    I'm really interested in this. I was thinking about going for a Linhof VF but this is way more convenient and less costly.
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    Re: Help support the Biggest Camera

    Jim, I have no problem with Manarchy doing this. I think diversity really is important. If not your college would receive less funds and you help save the life of animals. All good to me.

    I just...
  24. Re: Notch code ID : If anyone recognizes this set of notches please let me know

    Mike I think that the film might be Kodak Ektachrome 100 VS... here's a Kodak link to their product PDF....
    ...
  25. Re: Notch code ID : If anyone recognizes this set of notches please let me know

    Hi Reid, the diagram is representative of the shape of the notches. There are two, one long the other almost a V shape. Both notches have the same "slanted" 45 degree sides not 90 degrees. I know...
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    Re: Help support the Biggest Camera

    Go to the link in my post above... they are suggesting $8 million end figure for his project and it's not been retracted by Mr Manarchy. Just click on the link below from the cut and paste
    ...
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    Re: Help support the Biggest Camera

    My idea of a vanishing culture would be elderly Californians who can't make ends meet. Larry Towell did an essay on this situation which is actually a national pandemic in the USA.

    Larry Towell :...
  28. Notch code ID : If anyone recognizes this set of notches please let me know

    I recently bought a set of 10 - 4/5 holders from a LFPF member. I opened one and found it loaded with film. I contacted him and he said he didn't recall the film in the holders. I've made a sketch as...
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    Re: Fuji 4x5 instant film will all be gone

    OT, Helen what drives your use of 30 sheets or more of Fuji instant daily? Police work? I have heard they must have 'uncopyable' and 'unphotoshopable' photographs for their evidence.
  30. Re: Need advice regarding Jobo CPP2 and C-41 developing: something's wrong..

    Robert, where are you sourcing the Fuji Hunt kit? I've only been able to locate the Unicolor kits
  31. Re: Unicolor Instructions for : UNICOLOR 320 "Film Drum II" Film Processor

    thanks Robert. I'll run some timing tests on temperature change over 3.5 minutes
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    Re: What 4x5 Camera Is This?

    check this current link to a Nagaoka discussion here at LFPF

    http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?t=84464
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    Re: Toyo 45A grey?

    I searched for an operational copy for about 2 yrs and each time the ticket was too high or the camera itself was in need of some overall repair due to age. Things like bellows for example. The...
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    Re: What 4x5 Camera Is This?

    If you think it's a Nagaoka it probably is. The difference between these two cameras is slight cosmetically speaking. The hardware is usually brass for the Tachihara but I've also seen some with...
  35. Re: Hello Everybody! I need help looking for something!

    if you go to RFF / rangefinderforum.com there was one for sale a few days ago. I'm not related to the advertiser and have no interest in the camera. It's got a 2.8 Xenotar lens. The link below should...
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    Re: E-6 at home

    Hi, I just went to the link in your post and there are no visible E6 chemicals listed. Can you steer me to where they are on the site? Thanks it's appreciated.
  37. Re: Unicolor Instructions for : UNICOLOR 320 "Film Drum II" Film Processor

    Robert, thanks for the additional information. Can you clarify just a bit now? During development the usual drill is about 3.5 minutes (210 seconds) at 104f for C41.

    When you develop C41 ...
  38. Re: Unicolor Instructions for : UNICOLOR 320 "Film Drum II" Film Processor

    Thanks Robert. I've developed BW for a long time. I'm aware of the MDC but the question from me was specifically regarding using a film processor. MDC provides information for non processing times...
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    Re: E-6 at home

    AFAIK Kodak stopped making E6 kits over a year back... since you're strong on the Kodak kit where are sourcing them? I'd also wonder about the expiry date on these kits. What does your kit state. I'd...
  40. Re: Unicolor Instructions for : UNICOLOR 320 "Film Drum II" Film Processor

    Thanks Will. I took a screen capture of the instructions. It's appreciated!

    How do you like the CPA 2?
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