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    Re: post your trees!

    That link works. Nice image too!
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    Re: post your trees!

    For this posting I get all the words but no image. The same happens if I use the email link (I follow this thread). Do I need to do something in settings? The email comes with a link to the posting...
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    Re: Show off your Large Format camera!

    I'll second that - and a very nice man too.
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

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    Edinburgh Festival Fringe performer.
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

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    From a series done at Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
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    Re: Just Portraits, Without Rules or Date

    Just superb.
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    Re: Just Portraits, Without Rules or Date

    Thanks for taking the time to do that. I've read a bit about it and your process seems to be roughly in line with what I read with maybe the exception of a mid-way gentle agitation. Living in...
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    Re: Just Portraits, Without Rules or Date

    Brilliant! So Rodinal stand development. Could you tell me no of agitations/frequency and temperature please as I'm thinking of trying stand.
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    Re: Help to identify lens board?

    Thanks for replies.
    I did say it didn't fit my Linhofs - I have a Technika IV 6x9 and a Technika 70. I had already tried and it would not fit either of them. In an idle moment I tried again with the...
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    Help to identify lens board?

    I've attached 3 images of a lens board - I think that's what it is - that does not fit my Linhofs, but has a similar slit in the lower edge. The sizes are given however for avoidance of doubt, the...
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    Re: Female tripod holder

    Thanks to all for replies, especially the ones about female assistants. Much more entertaining!
    I've decided it's not going near a tripod as the base really isn't strong enough as things stand. The...
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    Re: Century 9A Restoration

    We still say that too, so Merry Christmas to you (and anyone else who is reading this thread). In Scotland we usually add "and a Guid New Year". We used to say "Lang may yer lum reek" - may your...
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    Re: Century 9A Restoration

    Just brilliant - the whole thing, start to end!
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    Re: Recessed lens board for Shen Hao. Help!

    If you like PM me with sizes of your front lens board assembly and we can compare?
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    Re: Recessed lens board for Shen Hao. Help!

    Item number 281089137561 on a well known site. That seller has some tie up with Shen Hao I think - ecbuyonline. Hope it's allowed to say this - if not please delete. I have no affiliation whatsoever...
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    Re: Recessed lens board for Shen Hao. Help!

    Hi,
    I've attached a couple of pics - just phone pics - of my TZ45-IIA with bag bellows. Front end is a Sinar selected Schneider 90mm f8. Focused on a lamp in my bedroom about 10 feet from the film...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Hi again Bob and thanks for your reply. I'm a bit confused as the camera was sold to me as a Technika IV and the #84721 serial number is from the hot shoe. I had been looking at Cameraquest and they...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Hi Bob,
    Hope you can help with year for a Technika 6x9 serial 84721.
    Thanks in advance!
  19. Re: Help with info on Guildford 1/2 plate camera.

    Hi Gerry and welcome to this site! I did say you would get more replies here than on British Photographic History site forum and so you have!
    Gordon aka Milonian.
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    Re: Troubleshooting Ideas

    The two images you've posted look very like some that I had from a Hasselblad roll film back. I replaced the light trap material and the problem disappeared.
    I've seen people advise that you don't...
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    Re: Fomapan 100, 200 and 400

    I didn't know what an Intrepid was so looked it up. Every day is a school day! You will have guessed I have no experience of your combination therefore......
    Not sure if it's mentioned on this...
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    Re: Female tripod holder

    Thanks RJ and IanG for further comments.
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    Re: Female tripod holder

    The combination of replies here - all very welcome and appreciated - has led me to think I might try either a completely new base (that was always Plan B) or I may try to strengthen what's there with...
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    Re: Female tripod holder

    I should be so lucky!
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    Female tripod holder

    I have a Lancaster Instantograph but it has no way of securing it to a (modern) tripod. The base was in 5 pieces (now restored)and this I think was caused by someone attaching an alternative part...
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    Re: Fomapan 100, 200 and 400

    I'm a learner and I did this indoors for a different thread on this site "Around the House". It's Fomapan 200 developed in Rodinal 1:50 for 8.5 mins. Shen Hao with Schneider Symmar-S 210mm. Exposure...
  27. Re: Converting old bookform plate holders to film

    Just for completeness I have made a 1/4 plate version to fit my Lancaster Instantograph. A few pics attached. It has two old glass plates in it and no metal divider so it needs a magnetic sheet as a...
  28. Thread: Street Hassle

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    Re: Street Hassle

    Just getting used to the Shen Hao in Edinburgh during the tourist season when a coach/mini-bus pulled up behind me and about 30 Japanese tourists poured out. One spoke to me - he had a baseball cap...
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    I wouldn't mind seeing that camera at all!
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    I didn't make it clear and perhaps should have mentioned that I'm loading 5x4 film into half plate size plate holders - or at least I'm hoping to! The reason is that I use 5x4 almost exclusively -...
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    Re: Around the house?

    I see this every day. The bowl sits on the table in the kitchen and holds the table decoration (imitation) roses from my son's wedding some years back. Now we have two beautiful granddaughters aged 3...
  32. Re: Devices for developing 4x5 with little chemistry???

    Not sure if the question has been answered but the SP445 tank (Stearman Press) only comes in one size that takes up to 4 sheets of 4x5, so it will not answer the need in the OP to handle up to 12...
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    Re: New guy in Oklahoma

    [I]I recently found a stash of negatives from the pictures I took while in Edinburgh, I'm in the process of getting them scanned in. I'll try to remember to share a link with you once I have them in...
  34. Re: Converting old bookform plate holders to film

    Thank you both for comments.
    While breakfast may never be quite the same from now on (!) I do think I need to "shim" the film forward (towards the lens) and the measurement provided will be useful...
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    Re: New guy in Oklahoma

    Probably Rosyth Naval Dockyard. Just next to the Forth Bridges. There would be a rail and a road bridge at that time but now there are two road bridges and a rail bridge.
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    I was using a Hasselblad Flextight scanner the other day at the wonderful Stills Gallery in Edinburgh, Scotland http://www.stills.org/facilities and I was impressed with the simplicity of the...
  37. Thread: Hello All

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    Re: Hello All

    Welcome (to you and your Group!) from Scotland! :)
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    Re: New guy in Oklahoma

    I live a couple of miles south of Edinburgh. So you would probably have docked at Leith?
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    Re: New guy in Oklahoma

    Welcome from Scotland,
    My first camera? You guessed it! Apart from my father's box Brownie back in the 50s.
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    Re: Newbie from London

    Welcome Justin,
    If you're ever up in Scotland shooting - or anyone else for that matter! - give me a shout (use the PM service here if you prefer) and maybe we could meet up.
    Gordon (aka Milonian)
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