Search:

Type: Posts; User: David Nash; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. How to test film for in-camera colour separations

    I'd like to know how to go about testing a film for making in-camera colour separations.

    What should I be looking for when looking at spectral sensitivity and density curves?

    I'm thinking of...
  2. Replies
    7
    Views
    4,438

    Super-XX Pan equivalent

    HI Sandy

    Thanks for that. I'd like to pick your brains a wee bit! I'd like to know how you would go about testing a film for making in-camera separations. Also, what should I be looking for...
  3. Replies
    7
    Views
    4,438

    Super-XX Pan equivalent

    I'm afraid it's a continuation of the colour separation question!

    I've been reading a wee bit more on the subject, and I've found that in the good ol' days, the 'best' film for making colour...
  4. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,307

    Tr-Color Neg creation

    Thanks, everyone. I've got a bit more info now. I'll probably end up posting a few more questions - I've got a new one already!
  5. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,307

    Tr-Color Neg creation

    Thanks, Bill. You're a gentleman! Please send it on the next clipper bound for Great Britain...

    I couldn't sleep last night, and ended up reading an old photography manual (dated 1932!) where...
  6. Replies
    19
    Views
    3,307

    Tr-Color Neg creation

    Hi

    A few years ago I tried tri-colour gum printing, without much success! I'm now going to go back to basics, and thought I'd initially try scanning the negs into Photoshop etc before learning...
  7. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,122

    Anyone tried photomicrography?

    Hi

    I'm keen to try some photomicrography (I think that's the correct word) with a 1 0x8" camera. I've never used a microscope, so I don't know whether I need a mic roscope with some sort of...
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,982

    Cutting down 8X10 film

    Hi

    I've recently had a couple of goes at cutting 10x8" film down to 10x4". I bought a 12" (maximum cut length)Rotatrim Professional trimmer (made here in the UK). It has a calibrated 'stop',...
  9. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,092

    Which Softar?

    Hi

    I'm sitting here waiting for some computers to reboot, so I thought I'd ask a qu estion! A local dealer has a special offer on Heliopan Zeiss Softar filters, an d I thought I'd try one. I'd...
  10. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,435

    110XL for 10x8"

    Hi

    Someone's suggested that the 100XL lens would be ideal as a superwide for 10x8". Has anyone tried it on 10x8", and do you have specs for image circle? I assume the centre filter is essential...
  11. Replies
    6
    Views
    972

    How to cut film

    Hi

    I'm thinking about shooting some panoramics with my 10x8" camera, and although I could crop after development, I'd like to maximise the use of film by trimming it down to 10x4". Any ideas on...
  12. Replies
    4
    Views
    2,192

    How to load Polaroid 10x8 processor?

    Hi

    I'm keen to try my 'new' secondhand Polaroid 10x8" processor. It appears to be a very old model (I think 81-04 with an 81-05 film holder). I managed to speak with someone at Polaroid who...
  13. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,701

    Polaroid Lift and Transfer Tips

    Hi

    I've just received my first box of Colour ER Polaroid 10x8" film. Ignoring the cost, I'd like to have a bash at the transfer and emulsion lift techniques.

    I'd appreciate any tips.

    Thanks...
  14. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,405

    Arca Catalogue - filter holders

    Hi

    I'm trying to find information on the various Arca-Swiss filter holders for my 5 x4" compendium hood. The catalogue I have doesn't have the same part numbers th at appear in my distributor's...
  15. Replies
    8
    Views
    5,690

    G-Claron for 10x8

    Hi

    I met someone today who may be selling a G-Claron 210mm and G-Claron 305mm. The y were in a copy camera that he was given, and he'll probably not use them. The y looked in mint condition. ...
  16. Thread: Hege Lens

    by David Nash
    Replies
    2
    Views
    1,159

    Hege Lens

    Hi

    I came across a new lens the other day that a dealer has had in stock for a few years. It seems to be a cheapo Chinese/Japanese lens, called a 'Hege'. It's a 210mm in a Copal No.3 shutter. ...
  17. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,840

    10x8" Wide-Angle Lenses

    Hi

    Having recently bought a 10x8" camera, I've found that the Rodenstock 210mm Apo Sironar S that I was using with my 5x4" camera isn't really up to the job for ar chitectural shots etc (it only...
  18. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,134

    Low light portraits

    Hi

    Sorry about the limited information. I'll be shooting on B&W film. I don't have a flash system, although I would consider buying/renting one if it would help. The only light source I have...
  19. Replies
    8
    Views
    2,134

    Low light portraits

    Hi

    I need to shoot portraits within a dark church. With reciprocity correction, my exposure times are around 3 minutes. I'd appreciate some ideas on how to take a portrait in such low light...
  20. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,231

    Retouching Sheet Film

    Hi David

    I recently bought some retouching fluid. This is applied using a cotton ball, and can be applied to either side of the film to give it a 'tooth'. Another benefit is that it is easier...
  21. Thread: Film area

    by David Nash
    Replies
    5
    Views
    1,839

    Film area

    Hi

    Just a quick question. How many times greater is the surface area of a 5x4" or 10x8" negative compared with a 35mm neg? I know I've read the answer many times before, but I can't find the...
  22. Portrait techniques using camera movements - methodology

    Hi Adam

    Although I've not yet tried this myself, I seem to remember reading (possibly on this forum) that you can use a mirror to check subject position. I can't quite picture how to do this,...
  23. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,246

    Arrrgh! Arca 10x8 Problems

    Hi

    My brother bought me a F-line 10x8" conversion set in January, and I've only jus t gone to use it with my M-line 5x4" camera - it's taken that long for my 10x8" film to arrive! I've built up...
  24. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,035

    camera = enlarger ?

    Hi Martin

    I tried this a few months ago. and it seemed to work okay. I have an Arca 5x4 monorail, and I was able to remove the groundglass frame (but still retain the camera back). I've got...
  25. Replies
    10
    Views
    5,045

    Glass Plate Negatives/Photo Emulsion

    Kodak make glass plates? Is this a wind-up? I'm having enough problems sourcing 10x8" Tri-X, and Kodak seem to dropping a lot of materials from their catalogue - I see the latest casualty is ...
  26. Replies
    1
    Views
    1,314

    Arca B2 Thread Size

    Hi

    A quick question. What is the thread-size of the tripod-mounting thread on an A rca B2 monoball? I'm planning a new tripod, and I have a choice of 1/4" or 3/8" fixings.

    Thanks
  27. Replies
    2
    Views
    1,911

    Linhof Tripods

    Still looking for a new tripod.... Does anyone know where I can find informatio n about the Linhof tripods on the web? The Linhof web-site I've found appears t o be under construction, and has been...
  28. Replies
    13
    Views
    3,399

    Classic 10x8" Lenses

    Thanks for all the answers so far. There's obviously split opinion about focal lengths. I suppose my gut feeling is to go with a longer focal length, but the limited depth of field is my only...
  29. Replies
    13
    Views
    3,399

    Classic 10x8" Lenses

    Hi

    I'm just getting my 10x8" together, and one of my next purchases will be a lens that I can use for portraiture. I would like to aim for Hollywood/Hurrell-style (I've got a tungsten spot,...
  30. Replies
    11
    Views
    2,643

    Jobo CPE-2 and 3004 drum

    Great! I've just got a 10x8" back for my camera, and although I'm still waiting for my film, (Kodak Tri-X 10x8" is not imported by Kodak UK so my normal supplier has been waiting weeks for it), I...
  31. Replies
    11
    Views
    3,155

    Tripod for Arca M-line 10x8

    Hi

    I'm trying to make up my mind about what tripod to buy for my new Arca M-line 10 x8". I've been using an Arca 5x4" up til now, and find that I sometimes use add itional bellows for close-up...
  32. Replies
    7
    Views
    3,373

    What is a macro lens?

    Hi

    I'm just pondering about macro lenses, and when they would be used. Without get ting too technical, what do they actually do? For example, do they allow you to magnify a subject (make equal...
  33. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,317

    Universal Lens Panels

    I'm starting to play about with turning my Arca Swiss into a pinhole camera. I would like to have different sized pinholes for differing focal lengths, but wou ld rather not spend money on a new...
  34. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,397

    10x8 in Jobo CPE

    At last, I've bought a 10x8" back for my Arca. However, there's obviously going to be a lot more expense. I've just been quoted some prices for a Jobo CPP-2 p rocessor - #995 ($1500), lift #175...
  35. Replies
    3
    Views
    1,836

    Colorama Backgrounds

    This might be slightly off-topic, but does anyone know if Colorama have a web-si te. I've done some searches, but haven't come across anything yet.
  36. Replies
    12
    Views
    3,027

    Indoor Portraits with 8x10

    Hi Foley

    I've started to look at creating a similar style to Hurell. As a start, I've just bought a tungsten spot, but will obviously need to add more lights.

    As others have said, the...
  37. Replies
    15
    Views
    8,006

    4x10 format questions.

    Earl,

    I've been making 5x4" platinum contact prints for the last year or so. Before I started, I thought that 5x4" prints would be too small, and thought they would only serve as 'practice...
  38. Replies
    1
    Views
    2,092

    Easel Options

    I've not used an enlarger before, and have been given an enlarger without an eas el. I am planning to make enlarged negatives, from 5x4" originals.

    Can you recommend a good easel. I assume the...
  39. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,866

    Rayham Prefect Enlarger

    I've just been lent/given a (very) old enlarger. It's somewhere between a floor and counter standing enlarger, and looks capable of formats a bit larger than 5 x4" - maybe half-plate. It says...
  40. Replies
    46
    Views
    6,808

    ANSI Film Holder Details

    I know this has been asked before, but I couldn't find a suitable answer in the archives.

    Where can I find the ANSI measurements (in millimetres, preferably)for a 5x4" fi lm holder ?

    Also, what...
Results 1 to 40 of 89
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3