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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Thanks again John :)

    I'm devoting my time right now to using an Toyo 810G.
    I will totally take note of your suggestions.
    If you ever make an 8x10 SLR yourself, please sure with us your...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Kewl thread, thanks for searching and sharing!
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Thanks John!

    I'm not sure if I web searched Wisner properly. I didn't see any examples of the camera you described.
    But thank you so much for reaching out. I think you're right about building...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Wow, I love those still life photographs!

    Great setup/idea! Gorgeous!

    Thanks for sharing :)
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Thanks for the advice MartinP.

    We only used 4x5s in our fine arts photography program and I'm just now getting into 8x10.
    I just loved my Yashica TLR and thought it would be fun building an 8x10...
  6. Has Anyone Made an ElectroMechanically Operated Thornton-Pickard Shutter

    Hello,

    Has anyone thought of or designed a Thorton-Pickard shutter using an electric motor or fast servo motor
    to move the cloth across the plane?

    I guess with some of those fancy encoded...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Thanks Bob Maxey :)

    Maybe one day I will be able to afford/find one.

    Or maybe I will still make one one day!

    Take care :)
  8. Re: Hi! Will the Schneider Symmar S 240mm f/5.6 cover 8x10 half body portraits wide o

    Hey Peter De Smidt!

    Wow, thank you for your time and help!
    You are so kind to have shared some of your time.

    I wish you well.
    Thanks again!
    Cheers,
    Kevin H.
  9. Re: Hi! Will the Schneider Symmar S 240mm f/5.6 cover 8x10 half body portraits wide o

    Thanks so much Peter and Jim!

    Yep, I need to be close as I'm doing an alternative process so because I want to be able to do direct light, I need to be close.

    Does it make sense the lens to...
  10. Hi! Will the Schneider Symmar S 240mm f/5.6 cover 8x10 half body portraits wide open?

    Greetings,

    I was wondering if anyone can tell me if I should go with the Schneider Symmar S 240mm f/5.6 for 8x10 half body portraits wide open?

    Or is the Nikkor W 240 f/5.6 a better option?
    ...
  11. Re: Schneider Symmar s150 F/5.6 Lens Coverage Assistance

    Thank you so much Mark!

    Be well :)
  12. Schneider Symmar s150 F/5.6 Lens Coverage Assistance

    Hey y'all,

    Just wondering if someone could help tell me if the
    Schneider Symmar s150 F/5.6 can let me do half body
    shots mounted on an 8x10 camera?

    Thanks so much for reading this.

    Be well...
  13. Re: Will I Get Vignetting: Toyo 810G - 1200mm Bellows - Xenar 480mm f/4.5

    Thanks again Ari!
    I'm working on getting a Toyo you recommended :)
    Cheers :)
  14. Re: Will I Get Vignetting: Toyo 810G - 1200mm Bellows - Xenar 480mm f/4.5

    Hey Mark Sawyer!

    Thanks for the advice! I think I'm confident now to get the 1200mm bellows.

    ~~~

    Thanks everyone :) Be well!
  15. Re: Will I Get Vignetting: Toyo 810G - 1200mm Bellows - Xenar 480mm f/4.5

    hey tgtaylor,

    I think I did a google search last week and found a number of 6.6 pounds.
    It is pretty heavy, but then again I'm very weak :P

    Thanks for sharing your experiences!

    I just hope...
  16. Re: Will I Get Vignetting: Toyo 810G - 1200mm Bellows - Xenar 480mm f/4.5

    Hello Neal,

    Nice meeting you on here.

    Thanks for recommending the supplementary lens. I will have to research this.

    So, my xenar seems to fit on my 810M but I was thinking of using an...
  17. Will I Get Vignetting: Toyo 810G - 1200mm Bellows - Xenar 480mm f/4.5

    Greetings everyone,

    I'm looking to get parts to build a Toyo 810G from a seller in Japan (I believe).

    Does anyone know if I will get vignetting with 1200mm bellows behind a Sneider Kruzenack...
  18. Re: "By Request of Mark Osterman in Memorium of Ron Mowrey"

    Sorry if this post is too late.

    I don't think Photo Engineer/Ron replied to my posts because I haven't posted much, but I see his replies a lot and he seemed like a really kind and smart guy....
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Thanks Plywood, Robert and domaz.

    Interesting engineering solutions!
    Thanks.

    When I get my mono rail camera (I only have a field camera) and start playing around.
    I'll think about these...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Hey John Kasaian, Thanks for your question.

    I feel the question could be answered with a question. Why does a full frame DSLR have a viewfinder? Even in the studio you would use the view finder...
  21. Re: Which 8x10 mono rail camera should I get for my schneider kreuznach xenar 480mm

    Thanks so much Bernice!
    That is very kind of you to have taken to time to take those photos and/or share them!

    I'm thinking I might go with Toyo as Glenview sold his Sinar with super long...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    hello ic-racer - I've done lots of research of the last few years. Some use 4800 ws Speedotron heads and some use the 105 quad tube 9600 ws heads.
    I wouldn't feel comfortable going any higher than...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Hey Dan!

    Thanks again for another reply.

    Yes, I do not know what the "list's reflex finder section is." But I would love to know!

    ~~~
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Hey Peter, thanks for the work flow technique.

    ~~~
    Thanks Tin Can - yep will probably make one from drum kit symbol stand.
    I used one when I had my portrait taken by Quinn Jacobson

    The thing...
  25. Re: Which 8x10 mono rail camera should I get for my schneider kreuznach xenar 480mm

    Hey Bernice,

    Thanks for your reply.

    Wow, thank so much for taking the time to post those photos.

    If I go with the Sinar, may I ask you for photos of the special lens mount collar?
    I know a...
  26. Re: Which 8x10 mono rail camera should I get for my schneider kreuznach xenar 480mm

    Hey Tin Can,
    Thanks for the reply. I was hoping the Xenar would fit on a Sinar :(
    I think we used Cambo's in University, sadly I don't see any for sale online.
    I guess I will just keep looking.
    ...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Hey everyone,

    Sorry if I replied to many times and it looked like spam.


    But I have a DIY idea for and SLR 8x10 camera and I would love some feedback/opinions/advice.


    Not sure if the...
  28. Which 8x10 mono rail camera should I get for my schneider kreuznach xenar 480mm

    Hey everyone,

    I have a field camera for my Xenar 480mm but the bellows extension isn't enough for head shots.

    I'm wondering, with my 5 inch diameter Xenar, what lens boards/8x10 mono rail...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Hey everyone,

    So I neglected/forgot to mention this 8x10 camera would be used for tintypes/wet plate collodion and other alternative processes.
    Thus I'm thinking an SLR might be the cheapest...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Hello Peter!
    Thanks for a reply.

    I found that Keith camera you mentioned.
    http://i1074.photobucket.com/albums/w409/Conway929/DSC_0497.jpg

    Sorry, I'm not that experienced with these systems. ...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Hey Luis-F-S - For some reason, when I post, the text I write stays in the box, and when I came back to this tab in firefox I thought it didn't post so I clicked reply a second time lol

    ~~~
    Omg ...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Thanks for the link joelio. I'm wondering if there is an 8x10 camera that uses rods to hold both rear and front standards in place like the Sinar example in the link.

    ~~~
    Thanks for another...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Hey everyone,

    So, I keep seeing the sinar tlr from Glennview.
    Does anyone know what would be an 8x10 camera that is similar to the sinar that has the 4 tubes holding up the front and rear...
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    Re: Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Wow, thank so much for all the wonderful replies!

    Thank Dan for your long reply.
    Okay, "tlr" is the way to go.
    Yep, I would like to critically focus and see the subject's expression.

    Thanks...
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    Re: Should I build a LF TLR? What would it take?

    Thanks Dan and Oren.

    I knew about the 4x5 but I only found out about the 8x10 earlier today.

    I'm so excited by the possibilities!

    Yep Dan, studio portraiture!

    Thanks for the replies!
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    Which would be easier to build - 8x10 SLR or TLR?

    Hey everyone,

    Hope all are well.

    I'm just thinking about 8x10 cameras in SLR or TLR.

    Which do you people think would be easier to fabricate?

    I'm just bored in lock down and am dreaming of...
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    Re: Should I build a LF TLR? What would it take?

    Hello Everyone,

    Has anyone made any progress in building a LF tlr?

    Could you take 4x5 gowlandflex and scale up to 8x10?
    Is there much difference between the two?

    Thank so much!
    Be well.
  38. Thread: Imago 1:1 Question

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    Imago 1:1 Question

    Greetings everyone,

    I recently found out about the full body IMAGO 1:1 camera/system.

    Wikipedia says they use 6 strobe lights.

    Does anyone know what strobes or what power they used to be...
  39. Re: Cutting Roll Paper - Using Large Format Inkjet Printer? Or Any Other Devices?

    Hello ghostcount!
    Oh, thank so much for the option/advice!
    I sent some emails to some vinyl cutters just now to see if they would work in proper advancing of the roll paper and cut at the desired...
  40. Re: Cutting Roll Paper - Using Large Format Inkjet Printer? Or Any Other Devices?

    Hello Drew Wiley!

    Thank you so much for your reply!

    I mean I want work with Fujifilm Crystal Archive color negative paper and will hopefully be using a lot of it in the 24"by32" size.
    Thus I'm...
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