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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    I wish I lived in the Himalayas myself and could head out to these places whenever I wanted, they are a 23 Hour drive from where I live.

    The first one is from the trek down to the glacier, it was...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

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    First time I backpacked with a 4x5, and realized how unfit I am.
    This is Hopar Glacier, the second fastest moving glacier, moving 4-5 inches per day.

    210mm Symmar-S, Fomapan 400 @ 200
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    Re: Your Crucial Chemicals

    Thank you both exactly what I was looking for
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    Re: Your Crucial Chemicals

    Thank you for that! Have had a go with parodinal but have not tried caffenol. I am tempted as I was not able to find pyrogallol or catechol locally and have read the stain being beneficial for making...
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    Your Crucial Chemicals

    Disclaimer: I am a newbie, who's just learning the ropes. This forum, the post here and the knowledge within them have been an invaluable learning resource. At more times than I can count, my answers...
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    Re: Schneider Symmar S 210 5.6 help

    Drew don't think it is, and you are right it most definitely is a mismatch
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    Re: Schneider Symmar S 210 5.6 help

    I went for the shutter but got lucky with the lens
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    Re: Schneider Symmar S 210 5.6 help

    To clarify the images I posted of the lens earlier showed threads and even to me they seemed to be of the rear cell but the rear cell sits perfectly and those threads are for the retaining ring which...
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    Re: Schneider Symmar S 210 5.6 help

    To update here:
    I bit the bullet and GAS got the better of me, despite most people's caution.However, because of everyone's advice here, I was able to haggle the price down to roughly 70 usd from...
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    Re: Schneider Symmar S 210 5.6 help

    Kevin I agree unmolested ones are easily available, their affordability for me is another matter. Pay scales in Pakistan aren't all that great so parting with 200- 300 usd equates to quite a bit of...
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    Re: Schneider Symmar S 210 5.6 help

    Thank you Drew, that's what I thought. I will get to check it out in person on Sunday and will probably make an offer just for the shutter
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    Schneider Symmar S 210 5.6 help

    Someone is offering this lens to me for 150 Usd.
    However from the images provided it seems like a dubious rear cell.
    I thought I would check here with people with far more experience and knowledge...
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    Re: Abstracts

    Not sure if this entirely fits here

    Wista VX
    Schieder 165/f6.8 angulon @f22
    E.I 50
    Fuji HR-U
    D23

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    Re: My Film Story - ILFORD PHOTO new video

    Sadly no, a marginally existing small or medium format film community (I know of only one person aside myself using large format), living off expired scraps from an era gone by or importing material...
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    Re: My Film Story - ILFORD PHOTO new video

    Awesome and thanks for sharing this! If you ever come to Pakistan again, I'd be more than happy to host you
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    Re: October 2019 Portraits

    Thank you Philip!
    I will get another shot with the sitter, but I am limited to 4 exposures as I only have two film holders. The blank space on the left is rather distracting, I am contact printing...
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    Re: October 2019 Portraits

    My sheepish attempt at one of my first portraits on LF

    Fujinon W 150mm @f/32 for 2 sec on Fuji HR-U Green Xray
    6.5 x 8.5 inches

    Would really appreciate critique and feedback!

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    Re: Picked this camera in Japan. Any info?

    I have a whole plate camera, one closer to that of the OP than the one Tin Can posted. It was made locally in Pakistan and uses the book form holders of which I have two. I took a shot in the dark...
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    Re: Hello from Pakistan

    Thank you!
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    Hello from Pakistan

    Been lurking the forums and learning for the past year. I have had an interest in LF for the past 6 years, particularly wet plate. Finally found an old locally made Thornton Pickard style Whole Plate...
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