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  1. Re: Is it worth it to buy this Beseler enlarger?

    Your taking lens is optimized for a certain reproduction range that reduces the size of the subject to reproduce on the film. Usually at a ratio of 1:20 or 1:10.

    An enlarging lens is optimized to...
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    Re: Lenses for new 5x7 / 6x17 kit

    There has never been a Sironar S or W.

    They are the Apo Sironar S and the Apo Sironar W.

    The Apo Sironarís name was changed to Apo Sironar W when the Apo Sironar N and the Apo Sironar S were...
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    Re: Lenses for new 5x7 / 6x17 kit

    Donít forget that you may want a center filter for the 90. Nikon never made one.
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    Re: Is Steve Hopf still active?

    Nothing is wrong with them if they are designed to be used with the camera, are properly positioned and your loupe is focused on the grain side of the gg.

    Lenses have fall off center to edge, all...
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    Re: New Ilford film came unsealed

    We were running long roll 5 and 9” aerial film. The fun was when the corners of the leader weren’t cut just right or the leader was not quite straight and the film never came out!

    Fortunately that...
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    Re: Mountain Lion near Santa Cruz

    Had a similar experience. Have had 2 pet skunks, one an adult and the other a baby. One day we were walking the baby on a leash and one of our neighbors was mowing his lawn.
    It was a very hot summer...
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    Re: Is Steve Hopf still active?

    Why would you ďhate fresnelĒ?
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    Re: New Ilford film came unsealed

    We were the first lab to have Kodak Versamat processors and Kodak assigned 2 of their tech reps to our AF labs. We had 6 of the Versamats. The chemistry was packaged in boxes that Kodak called...
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    Re: Mountain Lion near Santa Cruz

    When our monkey died my wife insisted that we replace him. So we drove from Niceville to a dealer in exotic pets in Panama City, FL. When we entered the shop he had 2 beautiful foxes, in cages, by...
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    Re: Mountain Lion near Santa Cruz

    In 1954 I was a junior curator at the Stamford Museum in CT. One of my jobs was to sweep out the mountain lionís cage. He was an old, toothless lion, but very friendly. If you didnít pen him up at...
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    Re: Soft-Focus Lens Examples

    So, how and when did you end up in Canada?
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    Re: New Ilford film came unsealed

    What did B&H say when you called them?
  13. Re: Does anyone know a cheap send-away place that can do a very basic CLA on a Wollen

    That only hits maximum speed, whatever it really is, at small aperture openings.
  14. Re: Is it worth it to buy this Beseler enlarger?

    And the lens is for the size film you want to print and for the range of magnifications that you want to print.
    Most modern enlarging lenses from 35mm to 135mm are LTM.
  15. Re: Does anyone know a cheap send-away place that can do a very basic CLA on a Wollen

    Except for some electronic shutters no mechanical shutter actually reaches 1/500.

    American Traffic Systems needed lenses for their traffic cameras that actually fired at 1/500. They had bought...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    1973 Master Technika
  17. Re: Is it worth it to buy this Beseler enlarger?

    What lens?
  18. Re: Does anyone know a cheap send-away place that can do a very basic CLA on a Wollen

    Virtually any camera repair person can do a CLA. That is repair 101.
  19. Re: Does anyone know a cheap send-away place that can do a very basic CLA on a Wollen

    Not if they are fully experienced at that price.
  20. Re: Simple Q for LF newby: Lens shade (trad 35mm type) vs. Compendium Lens Hood

    Then maybe you’ve learned that a screw in hood on 35mm, DSLR or MF really can’t work.
    For instance, with a zoom lens it doesn’t vignette at the shortest focal length and if it doesn’t vignette at...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    On the accessory shoe.
  22. Re: Enlarging 4x5 with Film Edges in LPL 4550XL?

    AN glass on the top and good quality float glass on the bottom. The newton rings form when a smooth flat surface is in contact with the glass. That would be the base side of the film, not the...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Sorry, donít have those numbers. When you take the lens off, is there a raised screw head on the body showing? If so it is the first version and wonít accept the 58. If the screw is not raised then...
  24. Re: pros/cons of two different lenses at the same focal length?

    No, it would still be a 240 if you want it to look like a 300 you will need a 300.
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    1978 Super Technika V 6x9.
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    Re: Elsa Dorfman: Me and My Camera

    Among other things, he got some Rollei from us.
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    Re: eTone Fresnel Screens Opinion Wanted

    An answer to this question will only be valid if you know what lenses he uses and how it compares to the camera manufacturers fresnel.
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    Re: Elsa Dorfman: Me and My Camera

    A quick short one. At Rollei of America we had an assistant marketing manager who was very funny. When Rollei introduced the A26-C26 instamatic Camera he had the job of demoing it at the PMA show in...
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    Re: Elsa Dorfman: Me and My Camera

    There was a camera store in LA called PanPacific, a large store, heavily into large and medium format as well as amateur equipment.
    The owners son managed to acquire one of the Polaroid 20x24...
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    Re: Fake Schneider lens?

    No, but I would want the factory to know that their IP was being violated.

    In Schneider’s case the trademark was violated by the use of the Schneider name, the lens name and the lettering logos on...
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    Re: Fake Schneider lens?

    Just out of curiosity, has anyone asked Schneider?
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    Re: Confused by lens math

    If you have an exposure meter you can put the lens on your camera and meter your gg. This works best with a microscope adapter or a short tube to eliminate stray light and to position the meter...
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    Re: Fake Schneider lens?

    Look at the Exacta 66 SLR. Heinrich Mandermann bought Praktisix bodies from East Germany, imported them into West Germany, recovered them and relabeled them Exacta.

    He was also the man that bought...
  34. Re: Is it worth it to use the Speed Graphic handheld from time to time?

    At least it isnít a dead parrot.
  35. Re: Is it worth it to use the Speed Graphic handheld from time to time?

    But without the voltage and amperage thatís that Honeywell pack had.

    My first strobe was an Ultrablitz with separate pack that besides the ready light also buzzed when charged.
  36. Re: Distance markings for lenses for field camaras. Is it a reason to buy those FL?

    There is another big reason for distance scales, you might use flash and want to use an accurate distance to determine the proper aperture.

    The Linhof Technika IV, and newer, have up to 3 distance...
  37. Re: Is it worth it to use the Speed Graphic handheld from time to time?

    I used to use that same strobe, really liked them until one day the coil cord from the pack to the strobe shorted out and burned my shirt, my pants and my side.
    Switched to Metz the next day!
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    Re: Shutter CLA

    If you really donít need it then have the shutter CLA and sell it. Or just sell it and let the buyer worry about it. You might contact Bob Watkins, Pro Camera in DC, Pro Camera in Charlottesville,...
  39. Re: For macro lenses on 4x5in cameras, what focal length is most useful?

    So there is no confusion.

    The 120 and 180mm Apo Macro Sironars were corrected for 1:5 to 5:1.

    The older 210 and 300mm Macro Sironars were corrected for 1:3 to 3:1. They were replaced by the 120...
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    Re: Linhof Serial Numbers

    Sorry, itís to new for my lists.
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