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    Re: Bought only half a camera... by accident

    Sounds interesting, but as difficult as my little 'project'. I am now thinking about making it into a camera-shaped box. Not one that works, but actually for storing little bits and bobs in.
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    Re: Bought only half a camera... by accident

    Thanks Gleaf, that site looks very helpful. My better half suggested I should rope in his dad, as the cunning man used to be a toolmaker, and still makes little bits and pieces as a hobby...... I...
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    Re: Bought only half a camera... by accident

    Thanks for the advise guys.

    I kinda figured it would be a long shot and it would be make-your-own or bust! Maybe I'll find another use for those wooden pieces - and just buy myself a (more)...
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    Bought only half a camera... by accident

    Hi everyone! I'm in a bit of a pickle - when visiting an antique fair the other week, I bought a box of random photography gear, for one of the lenses that would be included in the lot. Apart from 3...
  5. Re: Looking for a repairman/cam maker for a Crown Graphic in the UK

    I had bought a Microcord TLR in Warwick in 2011, which needed repairs - The dealer that sold it to me knew a man that used to repair cameras in the UK Midlands. He was already retired, but he pointed...
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    Re: The clearest clear bags?

    I love pel's stuff (http://www.preservationequipment.com/). The clear archival pockets are sturdy and re-usable.
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    Re: New 16 x 16 LF user

    F9 might be ok though, depending on your subject...?
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    Re: New 16 x 16 LF user

    I'm not sure what lens to go for precisely, as I'm forced to go by what Ebay offers within my budget :) My plate is a little smaller, so I'll have a few more options when buying a lens, which I...
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    Re: New 16 x 16 LF user

    Well Mr Timmermans, it's very very easy to find out who's behind 'Sirenn' as you can follow the link to my homepage, as I did with yours ;)

    I do love your wet collodion work, and that camera you...
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    Re: New 16 x 16 LF user

    Haha! The wonderful (small) world of Marktplaats! Nope - I refused the table and got a good bit (a little over 1/3) off the asked price :D
    Had you been bidding on it as well? :P

    I know the...
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    Re: New 16 x 16 LF user

    Thanks everyone, this is surely of great help! I'm going through your recommendations as I've already now got a better idea of what sort of lens to look for - and I'm sure I'll be able to start using...
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    Re: New 16 x 16 LF user

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    The plate holder is basically a flat box with a wider top on it, the shutter works as a curtain made of little wooden slats re-inforced with cloth. When it's open, you can...
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    Re: New 16 x 16 LF user

    Thanks for your advise so far guys - I will post some more images of the camera and parts now that's it daylight :)

    I have a film holder that came with it - although it looks a bit different from...
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    New 16 x 16 LF user

    Hi everyone,

    I'm kinda new to LF photography (although not very new to photography in general) and managed to buy myself a 16x16" LF camera body today! I love practically everything about...
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