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    Re: Light leak - driving me mad for weeks

    How well do the film holders fit in the back of the camera? It appears you may be getting light leaks at the bottom. Causes could be poor fit, you not having the holder in fully or not tight at the...
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    Re: Light leak - driving me mad for weeks

    "Trap end"? You mean the top where the dark slide inserts? Or the bottom(as the film holder inserts in the back) where the flap is for loading the film?
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    Re: Macro setup possible

    If you are thinking of a 210 - check out a 210 Macro or a 180 Macro lens. The Rodenstock Macro-Sironar-N in 210, Schneider's Macro-Symmar HM in 120 and 180 and Nikon made a few but I don't remember...
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    Re: Rangefinder Cameras

    The Technikas and such are Mirrorless...
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    Re: Moving away from Adobe

    Biggest problem with Adobe subscription is that one has to have the computer online every few months or it quits working. CS6 does not need that and apparently many others as well. Some I know never...
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    Re: Why are all of my photos soft?

    Have you made an actual contact print on B&W photo paper in the darkroom? Do that and see how it looks.
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    Re: Easy alternative processes?

    Bostick and Sullivan Ziatype kit makes for a good introduction to a printing out process.

    https://www.bostick-sullivan.com/articles/ziatype.html

    Information from the link.

    The Advantages of...
  8. Re: Olaf Otto Becker photographing from a dinghy in Greenland?

    Monopod or tripod into water where not too deep? A number appear as if from rocky land or maybe ice floes.

    What size prints does he make and market?
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    Tires for that Photo travel vehicle?

    A lot of input on Photo travel vehicles. Am limited to the vehicles my Uncle owns as I'm living on his farm. Pickups and Ford Escape. Big Ford F150 SuperCrew and a small VW diesel. A lot of gravel an...
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    Re: Photo travel by vehicle, what's your favorite?

    A friend did the veggie oil conversion and found it worked well for him. Got waste oil from a few restaurants and used it, doing the straining and whatnot himself. Did discover one oil never to be...
  11. Re: Picture frame refurbishing a la cheap with polyurethane

    When putting in prints seal the rabbet with aluminized mylar. Will prevent outgassing into the print area behind glass/plexi.

    If making your own frames Home Depot type places sell "Garden Stakes"...
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    Re: Photo travel by vehicle, what's your favorite?

    Check the prices asked on eBay an you might be surprised seeing 10K is low now.

    My Uncle has an 82 VW diesel pickup with a camper shell on it. Going on a million, 300 thousand miles now and still...
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    Re: Lock 'n Load (practical)

    Humid or damp? Any wet or moist area on the holder can cause problems. Not rinsing well after using the reel in Photo Flo can cause problems as well.
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    Re: Photo travel by vehicle, what's your favorite?

    Dodge/Mercedes/White Sprinter vans. Diesel, 24mpg on the highway. Various configurations and easy to convert to campers or whatever. Used market they are no bad at all and drive well. UPS switched to...
  15. Re: Three Views of Manzanar: Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange and Toyo Miyatake

    https://www.exploratorium.edu/nagasaki/photos.html#journey/01.gif
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    Re: Hello from Rochester NY!

    As mentioned you can get help with the light leaks from many here.

    On "anything decent with Student money" - Sinar body and more complete outfits for under $500 are easy to find. If you look a bit...
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    Re: Maria Isabel LeBlanc

    Any information on gear, film and paper she is using? Why one over another for her work?
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    Re: A simple and practical 4x5 snapshot camera

    Very simple to figure out where focus is with the cameras. News shooters for decades used them in every climate and location and circumstance possible.
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    Re: A simple and practical 4x5 snapshot camera

    Simple and practical? Linhof Technika, Speed and Crown Graphics and a number of rangefinder coupled types work just fine. Can be used as simply as one wants or - with higher end models - for more...
  20. Re: Controversy over Mural Photo in North Dakota

    Yes Drew, had to think a bit before posting. Too easy to get into political arena with this one. Feelings in the area are high and threats have been made that might have a negative effect on the...
  21. Controversy over Mural Photo in North Dakota

    Looks as if the mural Balkowitsch had set up for the State Capitol City caused a lot of controversy but now will be put up in Fargo. Maybe they will feature it if they do a sequel to the movie? The...
  22. Re: Three Views of Manzanar: Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange and Toyo Miyatake

    An Uncle who shoots LF used to photograph the Manzanar reunions for the committee when he lived in the area as well as for the Newspaper in Bishop. A lot of work around the area as it was local for...
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    Re: Paths to Super Clean Sheet Film?

    Distilled water for the final rinse as well as for the Photo Flo will help.
    Better than a drying cabinet is an enclosed bathroom. A line to hang the film. Run the shower on hit for a minute or so to...
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    Re: Lenses for new 5x7 / 6x17 kit

    If you are going with a 240mm why not jump next to a 500mm Nikkor Tele? A nice progression.
  25. Re: My Method of Making Bellows Compensation Tables, including a math utility

    Basically a 12 inch lens - so figure F 12. Bellows extended to16 inches - figure f/16(one stop). Bellows extended to 22 inches - figure f/22 - and so on.

    Pretty simple with most focal lengths you...
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    Re: Mountain Lion near Santa Cruz

    We have them and bears as well. More problems with Moose than both put together. Some farmers don't go into corn fields on foot when they get tall as the moose often lay up in them. ATV or Tractor...
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    Re: In Praise of 5x7... Post'em !

    Why shooting at an angle without squaring the back? Not criticizing - just the question.
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    Re: Paint for darkroom sink

    The corners I just folded over and taped so they stay in place. Much like you do with wrapping paper around a box. No glue as it lays flat without any problems. On the bottom, only place where it is...
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    Re: Xtol - Distilled vs Filtered water

    All the WalMart distilled water jugs. Plastics. No one has a problem with all that plastic going into the trash?
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    Re: Darkroom in construction, finishing

    I don't remember the name but a well known woman photographer had a tray made for very large prints. It has a removable dam section at one end for dumping chemistry. She introduced/changed chemistry...
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    Re: Darkroom in construction, finishing

    "a "concrete mixer" type drum for developing big prints with one shot chem."

    For the sake of space why not a temporary dam type of tray in the sink?
    You make it with a section that can be easily...
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    Re: Vitamin C developer question

    There really is a Silver Bullet that will assure better results than anything else on the market.

    No one has found it yet.

    No matter the combination, if you work with it you will most likely...
  33. Re: Check Your Ground Glass ~ Film Holders for Registration! Simple, Important and F

    So they can view the image from the front?
  34. Re: What is the difference between Type 54 and Type 55 Polaroid?

    55-54=1
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    Re: advice for a 8x10 setup for portrait

    A relative who uses 8x10 for people and portraits switched from slower glass to bigger, heavier f/5.6 300mm lens for the brighter ground glass. Says his eyes aren't what they used to be and the...
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    Re: Ansel Adam's books...what version??

    I understand Ansel asked John Sexton to be involved as technical consultant when he did the new book series.
    The newer series is much easier to read and understand than the first one. Better...
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    Re: BESELER MB57 Cold Lamp Enlarger History

    Local school here in North Dakota has a wind chill chart with the added notation "recess will not be outside when the wind chill is minus 18 degrees or colder".

    The playground area is cleared of...
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    Re: A D-76 observation---any guesses?

    Ilford ID11 is a good choice to replace D76. Ilford supports B&W more than Kodak, a good reason to use more of their products.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Is the tilt on the pinball images a subliminal signal or a composition choice, or maybe you didn't notice it when composing?
    Possibility the floor was not level?
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    Re: Best large tent?

    Any models invite Dogs in to play Poker? I'll get one of those.
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