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  1. Re: Uneven Development -- 5X7's in Stearman Press 8X10 Tray

    If using dilute developers a good 2 minute initial gentle to moderate agitation takes care of most uneven development issues no matter what tank you use. A 5 minute prewash/soak also helps with...
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    Re: Images of mistakes - good or bad..

    I have a similar image with my cable release in the frame in 135format.
  3. Re: Yuletide Gift: When asked... do you list anything photography related?

    Non-picture Books but photo related Maybe? They can usually be found on Amzn so easy for relatives to shop.
    Edward Weston daybooks
    Or those rare ones like Lith printing by Tim Rudman
    Darkroom...
  4. Re: Can anyone recommend a sturdy tall carbon fiber tripod and ball head/pan-tilt hea

    the FLM tripod leg comes apart for easy cleaning should you get a little dirt/grime/salt water in the lower section. It is extremely well designed.
    The only flaw/issue I have found is that when...
  5. Re: Can anyone recommend a sturdy tall carbon fiber tripod and ball head/pan-tilt hea

    Manfrotto XPRO 3-Way, Pan-and-Tilt Head Kit is fine for my 4x5 wooden camera. Its rated for 17 pounds whereas the geared head is rated only 8 pounds. I like the retractable handles too. Buy extra...
  6. Re: The Variable Contrast Printing Manual by Anchell, Steve

    Amazon.co.uk has some but I do not know if they ship to Romania or not. US Amazon will not ship there. I had a color head but eventually just switched to under lens filters. For split-grade...
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    Poll: Re: Some Darkroom questions, mostly on enlargers

    The only issue I have had with Beseler 4x5 is the way some heads sit on top. There are 4 1/4 inch high posts between the lens stage and head. You may need a ring or special fitting to fill this...
  8. Re: Can anyone recommend a sturdy tall carbon fiber tripod and ball head/pan-tilt hea

    FLM CP30 L4 for the height - Without the smallest leg sections extended my camera is at eye level (on CP34 same height). A sideways center column is not needed for 4x5 if you can rotate the back . ...
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    Re: Any RRS Tripod Owners with a Series 4?

    at one time Gitzo and RRS were the only players in high quality CF Tripods and RRS helped standardize QR systems for the digital slr realm. But now you have more choices at lower price points with...
  10. Re: Can anyone recommend a sturdy tall carbon fiber tripod and ball head/pan-tilt hea

    I just bought the FLM CP34 L4II and can recommend it. But its next smaller size might suit you, CP30 L4II. I use the Manfrotto 3 way head instead of a ball head now. Spend some time at...
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    Re: What is the right formula for Hypercat?

    Part B drives your activity, increase partB and/or time. Jay indicates times of 12-15 minutes for 400 speed films but it may depend on the Part B formula you are using. I prefer the stock potassium...
  12. Re: Does Anyone have any experience with the RH Designs Analyser Pro? Any thoughts on

    I find with PF's version of 130 I need a longer exposure for just about every MG paper. But then there are times when I tend to print too dark so each image is subjective to my mood when printing. ...
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    Re: Liquid pump for possible DIY processor

    I didn't see the pump speed. Since it is for aquarium use it is probably is slowed down. Programming would also limit volume so theoretically any volume could be used and duration of pump action...
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    Liquid pump for possible DIY processor

    Ran across this item and thought it might be a good start for an automated film processor. Mix the chems and let one pump deliver them and another to remove them. Add an air pump for agitation and a...
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    Nicely done. I rarely use my 90 for waterfalls, 135 or 65 for me if up close. Find a shutter tester and be sure, 1/2 vs 2 seconds makes a huge difference with white water.
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    You have several other good images in the one. View Top half vs Bottom half, and Left half vs Right 2/3.
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    Re: Tripod part???

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    Google is your friend: Slik Quick Release Plate with 1/4" Camera Screw for 700DX, Pro Ball Head 800 #618335/ 6124. Also available as 3/8 screw. see on head here: Slik...
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    Re: New FLM Series II Tripods

    Thanks to the sale I finally pulled the trigger on the CP34 L4II. Its only a pound and a half more than the travel tripod I had been using but feels so much more durable and stable, and is really,...
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    Re: Tripod arm to support camera bed

    Would not an adjustable monopod or hiking pole support the weight? It likely doesn't have to connect to the tripod.
  20. Re: Ilford Multigrade 500h Help - Left light no longer turns on!

    There is a vendor on ebay that refurbishes these heads. I have found I need to give it a good cleaning every 6 months or so. The power unit also needs to be cleaned from dust annually to keep it...
  21. Re: Light Meter for Large Format (4x5) Landscape Photography

    Save up and buy a SPOT, flash, and Incident combo meter like the Sekonic L508, L558, L608, or L758 (used). You will likely only ever need the one meter no matter what type of photography you do, ...
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    Re: B's 4x5 reel, experiences?

    I picked up a B's4x5 second hand. It worked fine even with my dilute developer. The only issue I had is that it is hard to clean in the corners compared to the SP445 flat film holders. Do not put...
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    Re: Taking a class and now totally baffled

    Nigel's explanation is correct - it takes more time to extend the contrast from N+1 to N+2, but for initial ball park testing you can used fixed periods. You must also factor in dilute developer...
  24. Re: Can anyone recommend any backpacks/suitcases to transport my LF camera/lenses/gea

    Give us a review when you get it.
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    Re: Taking a class and now totally baffled

    More dilution requires longer development times to get same contrast. To increase negative contrast you have to develop even longer. So if your subject has EVs in a range like 10.2-12.2. that is...
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    Re: Pyrocat HD Stain & Base Fog

    always stained. You can use less part B by 20-30% and reduce the stain but then you have to increase time which in turn will effect density. You can always trim your negative if the margins do not...
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    Re: Stearman Press leaking like crazy

    teflon spray the Oring and wipe it off, or a bit of nose grease works too. I have 6 of these and not one of them leaks. I press down in center of the lid and have caps loose/off so air can escape,...
  28. Re: Does Anyone have any experience with the RH Designs Analyser Pro? Any thoughts on

    I have the analyzer pro for Multigrade500 system. It gets me to a good basic print quickly but I have not done the fine calibrations or full scale strip. I find it does tend to limit ones...
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    Re: Chamonix 4x5 advice, please

    I have the 45-N2 and it works great with 65mm to 315 with no extension board needed. Easy to clean/replace ground glass layers and reflex viewer clamps on easily. Its a well thought out camera. I...
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    Re: Inexpensive LOUPE for focus?

    I use the inexpensive Peak 5x but wrapped the clear base with black electrical tape.
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    Re: post your trees!

    Its a picture of Sasquatch- he's hiding right there behind those bushes.
  32. Re: Can anyone recommend any backpacks/suitcases to transport my LF camera/lenses/gea

    When I did my comparison I took note of some differences between the F64 and the Atlas packs. Both are good but you may want to consider:
    The F64 is always full size even if you do not fill it. ...
  33. Re: Can anyone recommend any backpacks/suitcases to transport my LF camera/lenses/gea

    Atlas backpacks and others discussed here. https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?152509-Atlas-BackPacks-for-4x5. - can be found here:...
  34. Re: different lenses for sinar viewer 5x4 vs 10x8

    I have never seen an 8x10 reflex viewer. The 4x5 one I have is a mirror at an angle and a magnifier to look through. So You could hold a mirror and wear magnifying eye glasses to do much the same...
  35. Re: How to keep stand mount and head from spinning

    Try thin dense hobby foam in between. It needs something to grip. If you need thinner try, a couple of strips of electrical tape or gaffers tape.
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    Re: Kodak Photo Guide Question...

    I keep this in my pack - Paper disc and you measure the size of the target on the ground glass using the supplied ruler. Works very well for the few times I have needed it.
    ...
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    Re: post your trees!

    Love these images. If you are getting too much contrast with the replenished Pyrocat, make the second pass a bit more dilute. If doing EMA dilutions adjust your time downward a minute or two. I'm...
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    Re: Ilford Multigrade 500H Fan Issue

    Search Ebay for Apogeebee or Ilford Multigrade 500H for someone who does repair work on these. I had the same problem on mine until I gave the entire system a good vacuuming and cleaned all the...
  39. Re: Mounting 4x5 film on 8x10 drum ( Kodak LVT 1010 )

    Can you cut a 4x5 window in an 8x10 clear plastic sheet of similar thickness and use tape to tip it in? Or use a piece of 8x10 film. | [ ] |
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    Re: post your trees!

    Nice images and I didn't get the textual reference until I googled it. I like this phrase and need to apply it more: Kenosis – Bloom defines this as a "breaking device similar to the defence...
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