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    Re: Instructions for Prontor Professional Timer ?

    Good that you found the solution ! At least in the future your post can be found by others perhaps facing the same issue.

    good luck,

    Cor
  2. Thread: Toyo field 810m

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    Re: Toyo field 810m

    You are correct, but your problem is when you tilt forward, or backward by lifting the levers, the big round knob does not tighten /fix the position, right ?

    Cor
  3. Thread: Toyo field 810m

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    Re: Toyo field 810m

    Not at home to check my MK 1 (and use it far too little for such a nice camera), but isn't the black lever, just above the red circle the release for the tilt ?

    Best,

    Cor
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    Re: Linhof Technika III vs later models

    Just some things to add:
    I started with a Tech III from 1954, with it's original leather bellows, which are still ok !

    I upgraded to a Linhof Technica Color (basically a Tech IV on a rail) from...
  5. Re: Show Your Compendium Shade on a Field Camera Thread...

    I hardly use a compendium, partly I do not seem to be very proficient in using them..I seem to include the edged on my negative, I know about looking through the cut corners on my ground glass, I...
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    Re: Durst Laborator 1200 Alignment

    I have a L1200 too, but AFAIK the possibilities to adjust are limited. There were lens boards with adjustment screws. The lens stage can only be adjusted up and down at the left or right side, same...
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    Re: Jobo 3005 8x10 streaks on negative

    I have the 3010 (?) version for 4*5; I place the tank on a Simma Roller (or comparable), and add the solution while it is rolling through a funnel with an elastic tubing attached. The tube goes in...
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    Re: Seeking Advice on Making an 8x10 Copy Camera

    I wonder if your copied 8*10 negative will give the same quality Pt prints which you dad made (that is: if you want to make Pt prints which is not clear to me0. I assume the original negatives are...
  9. Re: Bought a nice Linhof Master Technika Classic. Can I do the CLA myself to save mon

    Probably not very helpful but I would try to return that seriously damaged camera and get my money back. You did not had the opportunity to investigate the camera before buying ? I mean the 1500 usd...
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    Re: Paper for both Kallitype and Platinum?

    I have easy access to Van Gelder's Simili Japon, an excellent paper for both processes (and many more). It does have a yellowish tint. In my hands/experience I find Kallitypes more attractive than...
  11. Re: Shutter Speed testing with Android Phone and Photoplug

    I am aware of the pitfalls, but I am only interested in measuring upto 1/30, cannot remember I ever used a faster speed. So my question remains: will my home made sensor damage my phone ?

    Cor
  12. Shutter Speed testing with Android Phone and Photoplug

    Came recently across a fairly old (2013) thread on this forum:

    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?104402-Shutter-Speed-Tester-for-the-iPhone

    So I downloaded the...
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    Re: Too wide of a lens used...?

    Thanks for all the feedback, and for the clear example above, Mick !

    I am now reassured, there is no need for me to re-shoot the scene with the 90 mm SA. the scene is such that I would have to use...
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    Re: Too wide of a lens used...?

    I have seen the trick in books, but I rather not mess with the alignment of my enlarger, even though it is Durst L1200 Laborator, and did not wanted the leaning distracting verticals in the final...
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    Re: Too wide of a lens used...?

    Thanks !

    Got quite some distortion at the edges, ie leaning in traffic lights etc. But that was to be expected, since I had to point the camera up to record the open bridge parts which were...
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    Re: Too wide of a lens used...?

    yes, I realize that the loss of quality when not using the complete negative, and thus enlarging more is perhaps the biggest drawback; I usually print my 4*5 negatives on 30* 40 cm paper, sometimes...
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    Too wide of a lens used...?

    Hi,

    Due to circumstances I shot a subject (an open bridge) with a too wide of a lens, I used my f5.6 65mm SA while the scene could have been captured with my f8 90 mm SA. So when printing I did...
  18. Thread: Drying Clips

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    Re: Drying Clips

    I use the 4*5 holder of the Combi Plan developing tank in a Jobo Mistral film drying cabinet (I do not run hot air along the films, only before I place the film holder). The film holder is placed in...
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    Re: Maco Prototype IR film...

    Sorry to get back so late, but I found my testing of the IR prototype film (back in 2007)

    Shot at 8asa
    70 filter
    Processed in PyrocatHD 1:1:100, 22degC, 16 minutes

    The film is indeed very...
  20. Thread: haze in negative

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    Re: haze in negative

    Should not be too hard to correct (either digital or analogue) in case you would want it.

    Best,

    Cor
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    Re: Maco Prototype IR film...

    BTW I have never ever wrapped any tank in foil when processing IR film, including the realy sensitive late Kodak HIE film, frankly I think it is MACO b..t, they have a track record on bold...
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    Re: Maco Prototype IR film...

    If it is the prottype I got many years ago (going from memory now): it was supposed to be the replacement of the EFKE made IR film, sold under the Maco brand, which was labeled IR820c a decent nice...
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    Re: What is my 4x5 area on the glass?

    On my Linhof I have also the 9*12 lines, I actually like keep my composition mostly within these lines when possible. This has do do with the fact that my Durst Laborator L1200 is only in name a 4*5...
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    Re: Sun Position using suncalc.org

    Nice, I use Sun Locator Lite on my Android for the same purpose.

    Best,

    Cor
  25. Re: Linhof Master Technika and focusing with Fujinon 75mm f.8

    Hi Bob,

    I am aware of that phenomena, hence I used a a square straight piece of perspex to align the extended back to the camera house. Offcourse a linhof Wide Angle Focus Device would have been...
  26. Re: Linhof Master Technika and focusing with Fujinon 75mm f.8

    When I used my SA 65mm on my Tech III I bought it together with a Schnecken gang (sp?) or a helical focus mount. So I kept lens plus focus mount on the inner rail, and focused with the focus mount. I...
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    Re: Large Print Process - Long Post! (w/pix!)

    Hi John,

    The Christmas Holidays intervened (we celebrate 2 days over here in the Netherlands), I will get back to you once I am home tonight.

    best,

    Cor
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    Re: Large Print Process - Long Post! (w/pix!)

    On bleaching with ferricynide: indeed the spot gets bbigger than you like. I have used a Idonine/methanol bleach in the past (if I rember correctly!) which bleeds less, the methanol evaporates quite...
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    Re: Basic Linhof Master Technika Questions

    Wait for Bob Solomon for the definitive answer, it has been some time since I used my TechIII, but the front rail on which you clamp the lens standard should have (self made ?) notches on which you...
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    Re: Worthy Linhof Contenders

    Another one..

    I am quite happy with my lightweigth travel Galvin 4*5 ( relative rare). No competition with my 12kg InKa (Dutch Sinar Clone), but excellent in the field, easy to set up, just screw...
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    Re: Chamonix vs. Xxxxx?

    Greg,

    Isn't a Dagor exhibiting focus shift ? Ie when you focus wide open, and stop down, you have to re-focus ?

    best,

    Cor
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    Re: Show off your Large Format camera!

    I have the same camera, like it a lot. Yours looks realy nice and much better than mine ! Have fun,

    best,

    Cor
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    Re: Linhof missed focusing

    I recall that in Ralph Lambrechts excellent book "Way beyond monochrome"a method is discribed which shows how to check the depth of the loaded fim holder and the groundglass. Something with a...
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    Nitpicking here, but I would probably have put the black pannel behind the enlarger to avoid any possible stray light bouncing around..otherwise: good looking set-up !

    Best,

    Cor
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    Re: Urgent need help to develop my film

    Do you scan or print ? That negative (hard to judge on a monitor anyway) looks a tad under exposed to me, at what speed did you shoot, and how long did you expose ? You might have been in reciproke ...
  36. Thread: Change of fixer

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    Re: Change of fixer

    How old is your Foma paper ? It might start building a veil due to age.

    Best,

    Cor
  37. Thread: My New Darkrrom

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    Re: My New Darkrrom

    A black painted wall can get a depressing hole, I opted for a matte middel gray to stay in character..;-)..

    best,

    Cor
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    Re: Ilford MG filters... are there 2 different sets?

    To add: I had a set of about 20 years old, and the higher contrast filters starting to loose well, contrast, while the filters below 2 1/2 worked as expected, the "new" set I obtained had indeed very...
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    Re: Shooting Rollei IR WIth IR Unsafe Bellows

    I must have been lucky than, I have shot many sheets of Maco IR 4*5 (which "sees" a bit deeper into IR I seem to recall) with both my Linhof Color (new bellows from Ecbuy online ( I thought.., "Rudy"...
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    Re: Enlarged Film Negatives Process?

    Bit late in this converstion, but last month I have been using Liam Lawless his procedure (see link in one of the first answers in this thread) to directly reversal process Arista Lith film with...
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