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    5x4 roll-film?

    Film for classics

    http://www.frontiernet.net/~joankay/
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    Polaroid Emulsion Lift

    You might try looking at

    http://www.kathleencarr.com/

    Also Kathleen Carr has written a book about image transfers (the pulling apart method) and emulsion transfers (the soaking in hot water ...
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    Lith Printing

    In an infrared discussion group, Time said that he has written a book about lith printing that should be available in the US by late spring. The book is currently available in Europe and from the...
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    4x5 Camera Comparison

    Major differences between the toyo 45C and 45 CX: C has a revolving back (CX you have to manually detatch the gg and then switch the back), CX has a smaller lens board, C has fine controll over...
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    Platinum printing

    Another book is Dick Sullivan's The New Platinum Print available from Bostwick and Sullivan, the Photoeye, and the platinum gallery. The book costs $54. It seems like it covers a lot (only through...
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    Anyone try the new Toyo 45CX yet?

    If you haven't looked at both cameras, do so before you buy.

    Also, check the threads in this discussion because many people have discussed the cadet. Also check out the LF homepage for their...
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    Theft of LF vs 35 mm cameras

    One of my classmates went to visit a friend at college. While they were out, this guy's apartment was robbed. The crooks stole all of the 35mm equipment but left the guy's hassleblad.
  8. Paper to use for platinum/palladium printing

    I'm going to be using my 4x5 negs with the plat/pall process and I was wondering if anybody has any suggestions/experience with the different papers that I can use for these contact prints.
  9. Anyone buy Toyo 45CX entry level camera?

    I know that several people have said that they thought that the Toyo 45CX was a better entry level camera than the cadet (in other postings), but has anyone pur chased one of these units and what...
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    HP COMBI PLAN T 4X5 FILM PROCESSOR

    I have processed 2 sheets (up to 6 per batch) of film as well, but I didn't get the scratching on the negative. It sounds as if you either didn't place the top clip on the film holder or that you...
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    Right Bogen tripod head for a 4x5?

    You said that there was some play on the used head. Go back and see if the corki ng on the QR is worn or frayed. Somebody may have tried turning the head without releasing the appropriate head gear....
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    Recalibrating a Gossen Luna Pro

    Don't let other vendors tell you that you can use other batteries - bogen/manfro tto (they bought out gossen) told me that if I don't use the adapter the other b atteries that I was sold could damage...
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    Polaroid 545 or 545i

    Have you checked with Polaroid directly either at their web page (www.polaroid.c om) or by their 800#? Either location will give you the definitive information y ou seek.
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    large format scanning and printing

    View Camera Magazine, the May/June 1998 issue, covers 4x5 scanners in a two page spread (pp.60-61). The price of the scanners that they mention range from $10K to $20K. At those prices....
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    Calumet Cadet and roll film

    I used an earlier version of the Cadet (look for my comments on this bulletin bo ard and on the LF homepage). There was a problem with the rear standard moving a s you lock it in position. I have...
  16. Ansel Adams NOT among century's most influential?

    Why get bent out of shape over who was include and who was excluded from a "list of the greatest photographers," at least according to that Time Magazine.

    Remember this magazine is meant for...
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    large format scanning and printing

    Be prepared to spend BIG bucks on a 4x5 negative scanner. Check macworld's produ ct reports - I think that they reviewed a scanner within the last six months. Ev en if you don't have a Mac, this...
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    Anastigmat Lenses

    Have you tried calling Kodak (800-242-2424) directly to get this information? Th ey've been extremely helpful in getting me the instruction manuals for their cam eras that were made in the 40's and...
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    My rights as a photographer

    I am a photography student and was on public property and tryig to shoot a flowe r on a college's property. I was asked if I had gotten permision from the PR off ice. When I told the nuns that I...
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    More Q. Best 4x5 camera?

    Check with Calumet. In the US (and I would assume worldwide), they have a policy that if you buy a Cadet and within 5 years (?) decide that you want to purchase a more expensive view camera, Calumet...
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    Polaroid Dye Transfer - 8x10??

    There's information on dye transfers and emulsion transfers on the polaroid home page (http://www.polaroid.com/crtv-use/test/index.html) and on Kathleen Thormon Carr's homepage...
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    Washing of 4x5 negatives

    I've used the Combi Tank for 4x5 processing for 6 months. I haven't read Adams'n egative book but I was told that the emulsion on 4x5 film is extremely delicate and that you can scratch it unless...
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    Digital large format work

    I'm no Photoshop expert, but I don't think that correcting the verticals in Phot oshop will give you the same effect as correcting them with a LF camera. Althoug h you can rotate the building parts...
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    Advice on 4x5 field camera

    Several other LFer's have suggested the Calumet Cadet. The price for the camera ALONE as others have said is around $400. There had been some problem with rear standard stability (shifting when you...
  25. B&H sells gray market LF lenses... but don't overpay for them!

    I've had no problem to speak of with Calumet. When I told them that there was a problem with the Cadet, they issued a full refund INCLUDING the shipping charge (and they paid for the return...
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    HP COMBI PLAN T 4X5 FILM PROCESSOR

    The combi does leak if YOU don't close the valves properly. I've never had probl ems with the lower valve if I've mounted it on the tank properly. The top valve has an "open" and a "close" setting....
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    Tape for film holder loading flap

    When I bought gaffers tape (not duct tape) in the late 80's, I remember that I h ad to buy this large roll of tape and that it cost something like $35 (or more). I'm not sure you want to buy a full...
  28. Suggestion on what to do in LF workshop.

    Definitely try to shoot architecture, whether it's a story building or a skyscra per. The great thing about LF is that you're able to correct horizontal and vert ical convergence with the camera...
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    HP COMBI PLAN T 4X5 FILM PROCESSOR

    I've received several e-mails about getting more information about the Combi tan k, so I'm posting it here. Some of it, I'm quite sure, is redundant.

    To the best of my knowledge, there's no...
  30. have a 6" goerz dagor and want to buy an inexpensive used 4x5

    Skip the Cadet right now. Seems that there's a problem with the rear standard sh ifting when you lock it down. I provide a fuller explanation on the LF home page and in the Q&A under Cadet. So much...
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    Where to start in LF photography?

    I found the Jim Stone book difficult to read. His discussions weren't reinforced with illustrations to clarify what he was talking about. The Simmons book was b etter at the end of the Simmons book,...
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    Cadet 4x5

    In three words, forget about it.

    You might want to forego the Cadet for the time being. I bought one and discover ed that when I "locked" down the rear standard, the entire standard moved to the...
  33. Thread: Books

    by Stuart Goldstein
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    Books

    The other S book is by Jim Stone. I've read the Stone booka and the Simmons book . The Simmons book is clearer and the writing is clearer.
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    landscape black&white

    Another alternative for developing is the Combi Tank (for more information see t he Q&A dealing with the tank). It's a little more expensive than tray (because o f the cost of the tank - around $50),...
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    4x5 film processing techniques

    I've used a Combi tank to process 4x5 negatives for a class that I was taking. T he tank sells for about $45 at B&H and Adorama. It takes about 2-1/4 quarts of chemistry to develop a maximum of 6...
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    HP COMBI PLAN T 4X5 FILM PROCESSOR

    Used the Combi Plant Tank for a 4x5 class that I took at community college. From my limited experience,

    Pros: Allows you to work in daylight once you've loaded the film in the k, suppo sedly...
  37. Info on Used Omega 4x5 monorail cameras

    I have an opportunity to purchase a used Omega camera. I'm new to LF and didn't find anything on the page about this camera. Is it any good? Has anybody any experience with it it? Thanks for any...
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