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  1. Re: Seeking Ideas For Replacing Film Holder Labels?

    Have you tried cleaning up the labels with an ink eraser?

    FWIW, I number my holders and use a notebook to record the info.
    Those narrow white labels don't allow that much info anyway.
  2. Re: Affordable 8x10: Any Other Game than Intrepid?

    I don't know what they bring these days, but for less than a 'dorff there are plenty of good old cameras out there.
    Ansel emphatically preferred the Agfa Ansco to the ' dorff.
    Weston wrote of his...
  3. Re: Affordable 8x10: Any Other Game than Intrepid?

    Totally unsolicited here, but Richard has worked on one of my cameras---he did a fine job at a fair price. I couldn't ask for better!
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    Re: Tripod "max load" meaning

    When hiking I won't even use a head with my 8x10. I mean tripod head :o
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    Re: Fiber based paper thoughts

    It's Fomabrom these days. Or Galerie.
    Before that, Emaks or Slavich when I could find them---both long gone now.
    I had to wean myself off the excellent Kodak yellow stuff when they stopped making...
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    Re: Hello from Los Angeles

    Hello from Fresno.
  7. Re: Which State is the Best State for Landscape Photographers to Live?

    Disneyland?:rolleyes:
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    Re: Lens coating removal question

    I was camped out somewhere above Soldier Meadow in the Sierra and my Commercial Ektar needed cleaning.
    All I had was Vodka.
    That did a number on the coating IIRC,:o
  9. Re: Greetings from Marin Country California

    Welcome aboard!
  10. Re: 25th Anniversary of the Large Format Photography Forum

    This sneaked right past me!
    Thank you Tuan and all the mods!
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    Re: Elwood enlarger

    It depends on how big you want to print.
    In Elwood's horizontal configuration the size of your dark room is the limit!
    In the vertical configuration I spend a lot of time working on my knees (no...
  12. Re: Iron ring on brass lens - possible to get off?

    If you're tempted to stick the lens in your freezer, here is something to read while you ponder:
    https://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/cold-enough-to-freeze-the-balls-off-a-brass-monkey.html
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    Re: Gear inventory

    I need to update my equipment list.
    This might be a good Corona activity.
    I'll pour the Coronas!:cool:
  14. Re: Route 66 in the 1950's (also an obituary)

    What a delightful story and photos. Thanks for posting!
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    Re: Pinhole cameras

    All I can say is to never make one from a frozen turkey. Ever.
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    Re: Interested in 4 x 5

    This is why there is mail order and e-tailers, friend! :cool:
  17. Re: 8x10 film dev - what do you use as a process?

    Either trays or a Unicolor print drum, depending on the darkness mojo in my guest bathroom/dark room.
    The Unicolor is easy to load in the dark with the rest of the process done on the kitchen...
  18. Re: Photo of my Dad with a Big Ass Enlarger!

    It's an 8x10 Elwood enlarger in the horizontal position
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    Re: The beginnings of the COVID darkroom.

    Use it in good health!:D
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    Re: 4x5 or 8x10

    Welcome!
    Learning to shoot LF is less costly with a 4x5.
    Used 4x5 enlargers aren't terribly expensive.
    If you want to make 8x10 contacts, that is certainly do-able right out the gate if you have...
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    Re: The beginnings of the COVID darkroom.

    Check out the Panasonic Whisperfit.
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    Re: Interested in 4 x 5

    Steve Simmon's Using The View Camera is an excellent primer on the subject, out of print but used copies should be readily available.
    There are plenty of good inexpensive used cameras...
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    Interesting you tube travelogues

    Not much going on today so I was surfing you tubes and came across a pretty cool series of you tube road trip travelogues---mainly California centric, but there is an out of state portion of Route 66...
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    Re: Hole Saw For Commercial Ektar Lens

    A holistic approach, eh?
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    Re: omega D2 4x5 to 5x7 ???

    On a budget? Elwood is your friend.
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    Re: Urgent need help to develop my film

    Mix your chemicals and have clean bottles for storing your stock solutions----i got my bottles for free from a local pharmacy as cough syrup concentrate came in them and they just get tossed...
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    Re: Fidelity elite 8x10 film holder question

    Good news!
  28. Re: Photo travel by vehicle, what's your favorite?

    Horses for courses.
    My beautifully battered ex Forestry Dept. 4X4 could take me anywhere burning 13 mpg.
    The VW TDI would take me anywhere that's paved burning a miserly 48 mpg.
    I wish I could...
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    Re: Fidelity elite 8x10 film holder question

    With the cost of 8x10 film holders being so dear, I'd return it for a refund or exchange
    But, if you're curious---
    Do a test with photo paper in daylight and see if it's a leaker.
    What are those...
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    Re: New Dektol Mixes Dark Brown

    I don't like surprises with chemicals!
    https://youtu.be/wcmmLvAYqkI
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    Re: Greetings from Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

    Welcome aboard!
  32. Re: Help! I can't open my new B&W King 4x5 tank...

    Maybe try Aero-kroil?
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    Re: To loupe or not to loupe?

    I thought those were extinct?
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    Re: To loupe or not to loupe?

    Tell us more, please!
  35. Re: Ilex Paragon Anastigmat 10 inch F4.5 Info

    In a darkened room with light colored walls, open the lens up to f6.3 and point it at something bright---like a window or desk lamp across the room(you want to be where it's dark). Hold the lens 10...
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    Re: To loupe or not to loupe?

    Have you looked at this one from Edmund?
    https://www.edmundoptics.com/f/opaque-base-magnifier/11954/
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    Re: To loupe or not to loupe?

    When I got my camera, I took a shot without using a loupe, then I took an identical shot using a loupe.
    The print with the loupe was much better.
    If you need convincing I suggest doing your own...
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    Re: Best enlarger you have used

    There it is!:)
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    Re: Lens for 8x10 Intrepid newbie

    How long do the bellows get?
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    Re: Total Newby here

    Welcome aboard!
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