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    Re: Looking for developer...

    John,

    A few weeks ago I developed a few of my Adox Ortho 25 using divided Pyrocat-HD. I got great negatives, a bit contrasty, but very nice when printed. For solution A I had 400mls of water with...
  2. Re: Shanghai 4x5 ISO 100 film w/ Pyrocat HD? Any dev time recommendations?

    Vinny,

    The link you provided is for a GPS. This is a 6X6 format film (GPS) and not a 4x5. There might be someone out there interested in the same developer as I am. I took a plunge and developed...
  3. Shanghai 4x5 ISO 100 film w/ Pyrocat HD? Any dev time recommendations?

    I shot a couple of sheets today exposed and would like to try developing them with Pyrocat-HD. Any recommendations on starting times?

    Thanks,

    T
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    Re: Pacific Northwest trip help

    I just came back from a trip in Canada. Rented a car in Calgary and drove all the way to Victoria and Vancouver (Western Canada) before boarding a bus to Seattle to visit family. As some have...
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    Re: Shipping from Canada to Qatar

    It seems to me your buyer is a bit impatient. Sometimes it takes a long time to get to the destination. For example, I was in China and mailed two boxes of film from Beijing and paid $80 each box. It...
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    Re: Today's Underpriced Acquisition

    I am not sure why we are not happy on Mr. Slade "score/find". A great "score/find" are terms that have been used on this forum on many occassions. I am sure, if any of us was in Mr. Slade's position...
  7. Thread: Confusion

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    Re: Confusion

    It seems to me Mcandal has an enlarger problem. He did not say the enlarger size he is using. Regardless which side is up the image on the paper will appear. I think he has to be specific. If the...
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    Beijing LF Photographers

    I will be in Beijing this summer for a month and half beginning in mid-June. I would like to see if there is any LF photographers that we could meet on weekends. I could also do overnight camping...
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    Re: What are you replacing Efke 25 with?

    What I find puzzling in the photographic industry is the deth of both film and film camera companies. I also have another hobby that has enslaved me for quite a long time -Hifi (equipment). It is...
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    Re: post your trees!

    Nguss - excellent!!!
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    Re: Omega D5 XL , 50 EL Nikkor

    The problem is likely with the placement of the enlarging glass in the head. You have to place it in the right compartment that matches the lens. I hope this helps.

    Tautatis.
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    Besseler 45MXT - Where can I find Bellows?

    I bought an excellent 4x5 enlarger several months ago at the University of MD for $10. It had its original bellows. The bellows in excellent shape or I should say as good as new were detaching from...
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    Re: Alternatives to frames for small show

    I would try Ikea first.reasonably priced frames, wide choice of sizes, and styles.
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    Re: Travelling to Ethiopia

    I have travelled extensively in Africa. In all case, never once i have been asked by the host country's customs authority to open my bags. If you are a foreigner coming into the country as a visitor...
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    Re: If I had 3 weeks in the States in October ...

    My advice will be to visit some of the local (West Coast) photographers. I do not believe long rides to these majestic, a million times photographed places will make you produce anything different...
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    Re: Pyrocat HD mixing for the first time?

    I am actually souping up right now, just as Jay mentioned. As Sandy says, contamination should be avoided! This evening i am going to develop a couple of sheets that i shot without my light meter. I...
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    Anyone hear of "Aus Jena T1:6.3/f210"?

    I just bought this lens from a local photography school sale. There is no lettering around the lens. It is mounted on a copal press shutter. I would appreciate hearing performance of this lens from...
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    Re: Specs for 150 El-Nikkor f/5.6

    I think mine takes the same cap as that of a Rodenstock - if it is the latest version. I also have an old 150 El-Nikkor which has a 53mm thrad and not the 39mm. I hope this partly solves the puzzle...
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    Re: Bankruptcy Sale At Penn Camera

    Fantastic - got to go out and expose the negs!
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    Re: Bankruptcy Sale At Penn Camera

    That will be great for this town!! A single big store will serve well the area. Let's hope it happens.
  21. Thread: Beseler 45M

    by tautatis
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    Re: Beseler 45M

    I just got mine from UMd for $10 without a lens!
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    Re: Bankruptcy Sale At Penn Camera

    I was at Penn this afternoon - discounts are now at 60%. Go and get your fill of RC Glossy papers! I also probed one of the sales staff about the status of the company. He mentioned that there are...
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    Re: Tapatalk Support Installed

    How do you make LF your default site using Taptalk? I do not like to search every time I want to visit the forum. If you have any clue please let me know.

    Thanks,

    Tautatis.
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    Re: Bankruptcy Sale At Penn Camera

    Leigh,

    Are you aware of a little lab on Wisconsin Ave in Bethesda, MD? It is called L'Imagerie Photography Center. The owner is French - great couple. They used to do all of Penn's B&W processing...
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    Re: Bankruptcy Sale At Penn Camera

    Penn seems to be closing rather than reorganizing. Every time I have visited the store, the picture seems to be increasingly gloomier and gloomier. It is a shame that the DC area will now have not...
  26. Thread: DeVere 504

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    Re: DeVere 504

    I also think it is best to use regular time with beeps or LED counter. The time that comes with it is dim and hard to see or gauge time. I got it from a lab in VA and came with 3 lenses - radagons...
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    Re: Bankruptcy Sale At Penn Camera

    I was at the E Street Store this afternoon. They did not have much except for paper and a few chemicals I asked about the status of the store, they said, the owners have not been forthcoming with...
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    Re: Bankruptcy Sale At Penn Camera

    i was there today. All darkroom stuff 30% -no one was touching it. I got a changing tent, Kentmere box of 250 papers, and two bottles of HC-110. They have a ton of papers in shipping boxes. It seems...
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    Re: Bankruptcy Sale At Penn Camera

    I am actually surprised that Penn is closing some of it's stores. At least twice a week a visit both the E Str and Rockville stores - I work close to Penn and live close to Rockville. On Thursday I...
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    Re: too much equipment....

    John,

    That is a very thoughtful advice. In addition to that he could also run workshop for LFs in EU by inviting US photographers.

    Tautatis.
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    Re: Excessive fog on HP5 with Pyrocat-HD???

    You have received great advice in this thread. Here is mine.

    I develop my negatives using Pyrocat-HD using 1:1+100. I use mostly slow films such as Efke 25 and 50 PL as well as Adox CHS 25 Art. I...
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    Re: Step-Up or Not Step-up

    Even if you step up to 8x10 in the near future, have you considered film availability in that size in Venezuela? What size ia readly available for your needs?

    Here is my suggestion. You could buy...
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    Re: Newbie question - Chamonix 5x4

    Michael,

    Chamonix sells two types of boards, a Linfhoff and Sinar "style" for 4X5 cameras. I have both styles. The Chamonix boards are just a "style" and not boards made to fit Sinar cameras. I...
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    Re: Newbie question - Chamonix 5x4

    You already got most of the responses from posters above. However, some of us tend to complicate issues. Here is my advice (BTW- I have a Chamonix too and enjoy it tremendously):

    1. Order your...
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    Re: Edwal FG7 discontinued?

    I think Freestyle still carries it. Check their website.

    Cheers,

    Tautatis.
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    Re: Pmk pyro I don't understand

    James,

    Last night I developed 20 Efke PL 50 negatives that I shot at 25 ASA/ISO. The developer I used was Pyrocat-HD.

    I used Doremus' mixing units i.e 5ml (A)+10ml (B) + 500 ml (Water). I...
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    Re: Chamonix 45N-2 fresnel orientation

    I just checked mine. The frosted side face the lens and the grooved side face the GG (i.e the GG will be on top of the grooved side).

    Tautatis
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    Re: DeVere 8x10 or 4x5? Need advice

    I have owned the Omega DXL for over 10 years. The first thing that to me felt easier was the Thick negative carrier the Devere has. It shuts securely and kept the negative in place with or without...
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    Re: DeVere 8x10 or 4x5? Need advice

    What a joy printing on a DeVere! After careful considerarations, I made a decision to buy the Devere 4X5 enlarger. I would have loved to have an 8X10, unfortunately, lack of space (& height of my...
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    DeVere 8x10 or 4x5? Need advice

    Nex week I will have an opportunity to buy either an 8x10 or a 4x5 DeVere enlarger. I do not own an 8x10 camera yet, but I do have a 5x7 and 4x5. I have never used any of the two enlargers and do not...
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