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    Re: June 2012 Portraits

    Lovey young lady, GSX4, and a generous and thoughtful one, too! :)
  2. Re: How do you finish homemade wood lensboards?

    Mine arent nearly so pretty as some shown here, but I just paint them flat black in and out. Sure is easy! :)
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    Re: 90mm & architecture why the popularity?

    LIke most of the others, I use a 90mm lens a great deal on architectural photography. That said, my kit includes several other lenses; I'll use a normal lens or around 165mm if I can (less...
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    Re: Long lens additional support

    I'd probably just set up a second tripod or a monopod...simply because I have each available. I'm a beleiver in the KISS theory! :)
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    Re: Risky Buy?

    The tripod block that fits on the rail is the white piece that looks kind of like a tripod head, I think. I agree that this looks like a very good deal.
  6. Re: 97% mint lens (glass parts missing) for $199!

    Whats really hard to believe: SOMEBODY HAS ACTUALLY BID ON IT!
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    Re: darkslide clip

    I'd agree with pocket or waistband...that also keeps it handy to use as a sunshade! :)
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    Re: Post your churches

    [QUOTE=Tony Evans;879225]Bloody Power Lines!

    While they can be removed with PS, they are an integral part of the landscape now...I rarely remove them, prefering to show the structure as it really...
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    Re: Weston's Whitman

    Very interesting...I've never studied Weston to any depth and haven't seen any of his architectural work or known that he had ever worked in Louisana or Mississippi.
  10. Re: Repairing lens 'dings' and other problems

    for dents toward the inside of the rim, I've had good luck by cutting a curved support to fit the outside of the lens rim to support the rim while using a dowel as a punch on the inside of the dent...
  11. Re: General LF Accessories...Focusing cloth, loupe, etc.

    Though I didn't see it mentioned (may have just missed it) don't forget that you will need a tripod of adequate strength to hold a large camera. Frankly, I use tripods that are suitable for 8x10...
  12. Re: How to mount old lenses without shutter on modern cameras ?

    Lots of folks use a lens cap or a hat over the front of the lens to make exposures of a second or more with the lens stopped down. Of course, a Packard shutter will work well behind the lens board...
  13. Re: Options for carrying 5x7 holders outside a backpack?.

    Colin, I've seen some small soft-sided coolers at WalMart that would work for that. Soft sided doesn't protect well from falls, etc., but does keep them out of the light, helps to keep the...
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    Re: need help getting screws out

    John gave you good advice and in the correct order; I'd use a soldering gun only on the screw head as a first try at applying heat...often a minute or less application of direct heat in this manner...
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    Re: Davis & Sanford Tripod?

    Since you're on a budget, I'd suggest that you look around for a Davis and Sanford "Floating Action" tripod...the model "A" goes up to 7.8' and the "B" gote to 4.5'. I have one of each as well as a...
  16. Re: Watching Spaghetti Westerns and Making Photographs

    Welcome to group therapy! :) There are alot of us hooked on both LF and westerns...I've got a pretty extensive John Wayne collection!
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    Re: Greetings from South-Central Nebraska

    Welcome to group therapy! :) Your story about weddings sounds like mine...almost quit photography for awhile after doing the wedding thing for a few years. But, then, it did pay for a lot of...
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    Re: Hello from Guernsey

    Welcome to group therapy! :)
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    Re: Hello from Italy

    Welcome to group therapy, Giorgio! :) A Busch Pressman was my first 4x5 many, many cameras ago; its a versitile piece of equipment.
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    Re: I forgot to introduce myself

    Interesting camera, that! :) Welcome to group therapy!
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    Re: Hello from Poland

    Welcome to group therapy, Conrad! Sounds like you're well based in photography, so you should have no trouble with LF...it just all works a lot slower! :)
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    Re: From land of searing sun --Arizona

    Welcome to group therapy! Have fun with your Norma!
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    Re: First post ..... Hi

    Welcome to group therapy, Scott! Linhof's are a nice piece of plunder!
  24. Re: From the land of stupid riots and maple syrup.

    Welcome to group therapy! The Cambo is a nice camera system that will serve you well for a long time, and the lens you chose is a good one. Have fun!!
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    Re: Newly interested in Antique Photography

    As you have no doubt gathered from Wayne's post, there are a number of "alternitve process" users arround here. Search that "-" heading and you will, no doubt, find numerous threads that will...
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    Re: On the island

    Welcome to group therapy! :) I still find dslr's more complicated than the manual cameras...goes to the years spent with the latter, I guess.
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    Re: Returning to the fold!

    Well, welcome to group therapy! :) We realize there are backsliders from time to time...just don't let it happen again!
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    Re: I'm Embarrassed!

    Jeeezzzz...David left me with nothing to say!! :) Well, welcome to the group anyway, Bob!
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    Re: Stepping up to Large Format

    Welcome to group therapy...you'll probably need it! :) Have you chosen your camera yet?
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    Re: A "hello" from Hong Kong

    Welcome to group therapy, Rod! :) Lots of good LF stuff made over your way...you shouldn't have to do too much importing! Maybe some of the other folks here can suggest sources in the Hong Kong...
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    Re: This is Bryan

    Welcome to group therapy, Bryan! :) What equipment are you using? Formats? How long have you been interested in LF?
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    Re: Greetings from belgium!

    Welcome to group therapy! :) A Crown is a fun place to start!
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    Re: Howdy from the Heartland

    Welcome to group therapy! :) You've got a setup that will do a lot of fine work...shoot lots!
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    Re: Greetings from Finland

    Welcome to group therapy! :) That Sinar and an assortment of lenses will serve you well. When you build your 8x10 folder, be sure to show it to us in the "home made cameras" thread in the "On...
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    Re: from Russia with love ))

    Welcome to group therapy, Anton! :) Don't know how you held out so long on LF with all those pretty Onion Domes to be shot...you'll be able to make good use of the new linhof!
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    Re: Greetings from North Carolina

    Welcome to group therapy! :) The various Calumet cameras are good "learner" cameras that will do every thing you need it to for a long time to come...the older 400-series is not quite a versitile...
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    Re: Hmm'ng and Haww'ng from Labrador

    Welcome to group therapy! :) Hmmm, lets see, inexpensive starting camera...Crown Graphic (Press camera) or Graphic View II (monorail view camera); Calumet 400-series (monorail); Cambo or rebranded...
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    Re: Hi From Surrey (UK)

    Welcome to group therapy! :) You should do a search for "homemade camera"...there are a number of them illustrated there and you'll get a lot of good ideas.
  39. Re: I'm probably overdue for a proper introduction.

    Welcome to group therapy! :) Those Speeds are great fun to play with!
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    Re: Hello from a Linhof 617 photographer

    Welcome to group therapy! :)
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