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    Re: Quarantine Pictures Any Format

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    Title: Sideways
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    Re: Urgent need help to develop my film

    You need to read up on fixer life. It’s a balance of quantity vs amount of film.

    Regarding the tank leakage. Heed the “squeeze and seal” directions. It help a lot but doesn’t eliminate all...
  3. Re: 38 year old Polaroid pull-apart film advice

    That’s really dreadful compared to what it would have been when fresh... but quite artistic and I like it. :)

    Don’t be upset. At least you had a very fun time experimenting. Thanks for sharing...
  4. Re: 38 year old Polaroid pull-apart film advice

    I get the best results from closing my eyes and remembering the past. Ha ha. I think you may have got as good as it might get!
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    Re: Urgent need help to develop my film

    That’s what I’ve been using. Very easy. I don’t process a lot so for every 4 films... 450 ml of DD-X 1+4, 450 mil Ilfostop, 450 mil Ilford rapid fix... and about 1 gallon of water to rinse. One shot....
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    Re: Urgent need help to develop my film

    How are you processing: tank, tray, ???
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    Re: Urgent need help to develop my film

    I use DD-X for Ilford films, FP-4 and HP-5.

    The best guidance is provided in the Ilford “how-to” literature. Google it and read... it’s comprehensive, easily understandable, and you’ll really...
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    Re: Lock 'n Load (practical)

    Are you new to using these reels? I am. I got started by practicing loading in daylight. Also watching YouTube videos. Then practice with eyes closed. Then in changing bag. Then in changing bag with...
  9. Re: Question about flash photography with a Chamonix

    For electronic strobe.

    For flash bulbs there are also exposure impacts for “faster” shutter speeds.
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    Re: I can't get my 4x5 back from the repair guy

    If I were to even consider that option, I’d want my money back too.
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    Re: I can't get my 4x5 back from the repair guy

    BBB complaint has limitations. Might not be appropriate or effective. Use that, and small claims court, as a consequence of inaction in your demand letter.
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    Re: I can't get my 4x5 back from the repair guy

    https://www.washingtonlawhelp.org/resource/how-to-write-a-demand-letter?ref=LOyHX
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    Re: Broken Ground Glass!!! Need help!!!!

    Carefully measure to GG opening before buying. Make sure you get one that will fit correctly. I did the same many years ago (hardwood floor, though).
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    Re: I can't get my 4x5 back from the repair guy

    Do you want it returned, or fixed and returned?

    This is one of those problematic situations. Police likely can’t help because your goods weren’t stolen, robbed, converted, or being held against...
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    Re: A question on FS rule enforcement

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    Re: A question on FS rule enforcement

    Do we still have a draft?
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    Re: explain like I'm 5......... 90mm lenses

    I did that with my 90/5.6 and decided that if I used it once more I’d by a 90/8 first. :)
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    Re: A question on FS rule enforcement

    I go by several names, but I dislike impersonal pronouns (they are so very “human):

    Please refer to me as “electron”, if making a negative statement.

    Please refer to me as “neutron”, if making...
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    Re: A question on FS rule enforcement

    Thanks for that clarification of your composition. I’m not a sex, but affiliate with a carbon-based gender even though I may be a silicon-based device. I’m not sure at times because my artificial...
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    Re: A question on FS rule enforcement

    Now that you say it, I completely understand. Carry on, madam, sir, or it... whichever may be applicable. Ha ha ha. :)
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    Re: A question on FS rule enforcement

    Seriously, Rick... you don’t think that referring to a member with a clearly male name as “it” was cold and intentionally offensive? Please do us all a favor and lock this thread, as it should have...
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    Re: A question on FS rule enforcement

    So what?; who cares?; what’s the criteria to be a “valid” forum member?; who’s the judge of that?

    Judge not lest...

    ... bla bla... throwing stones; glass houses...
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    Re: explain like I'm 5......... 90mm lenses

    Your wish is my command!

    Go potty, take a nap, eat a snack, and then get Mommy to read you some stories from the lens section of https://www.largeformatphotography.info/
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    Re: New Ilford film came unsealed

    That is a very silly trend among many mail order companies. But I’ve never experienced breakage due to it so maybe they know sometimes don’t know.
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    Re: New Ilford film came unsealed

    No tape at all, or tape broken? Inner bag sealed?

    No matter, is likely not accept it.
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    Re: Return to Cyanotype

    Very nice. Love it!
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    Re: A question on FS rule enforcement

    You must be new around here. Ha ha ha.
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    Re: Fujinon SF lens Question

    I’m fairly sure they were originally sold with both. But since one could be on the lens while the other is stored — somewhere — that is likely why one is generally missing.
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    Re: Fujinon SF lens Question

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    Re: Fujinon SF lens Question

    Check your mail...
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    Re: Fujinon SF lens Question

    Kevin. I have the instructions for the 250SF. Those are f stops. I’ll email instructions to you tonight. If I forget, please remind me.
  32. Thread: Shutter CLA

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    Re: Shutter CLA

    Well... if the home remedy worked then go shoot some pictures. If it starts acting up and you want reliability then consider a professional overhaul.
  33. Re: Paul Caponigro in Carmel, CA for lecture on February 8, 2020, 3-5 pm

    My, what a great opportunity!
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    Re: Filters for B&W

    Did you look at the B+W filter catalogue that Doremus provided a link? That or the Hoya or the Tiffen catalogue... and innumerable web sites show examples of the impact of contrast filters. Plus...
  35. Re: What is the difference between Type 54 and Type 55 Polaroid?

    Most folks probably used it for proofing. I know I’m not alone in using Polaroid as a final product. Oh how I miss it...
  36. Re: What is the difference between Type 54 and Type 55 Polaroid?

    No problem.

    I never shot much T-55 but think I remember having to coat the positive. The negative was processed in Sodium Sulfate, washed and dried... but no other treatment required. But my...
  37. Re: What is the difference between Type 54 and Type 55 Polaroid?

    I understand. Finding old Polaroid information has become very challenging!

    Some of the old B&W prints were not stable and oxidized after development. A tube with a fluid-soaked swab was provided...
  38. Re: What is the difference between Type 54 and Type 55 Polaroid?

    http://www.polaristen.de/fileadmin/polaristen/images/Datenblaetter/polaroid_sheet_films.pdf

    Page 2, sweetheart.
  39. Re: Likely Very Naive Question, sheet film then scan to produce a digital print.

    Like.
  40. Re: Advice regarding lens choice. Fuji vs Rodenstock

    You Might not see huge differences between the various “modern” lenses. There are always some who do... I figure it depends on how observant or analytical one wants, or needs, to get. For portraits,...
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