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by FrankL
17 Oct 2013, 21:05
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: new member introduction
Replies: 39
Views: 9121

Re: new member introduction

Welcome Alex, I started my LF photography carting an old 4x5 Cambo SC, then a Cambo 45SF around in NZ, Middle East and Japan. When I was barely able to walk anymore, and shown the ultrasound pictures of my lower vertebrae I realized not only how impractical it was carrying monorails around but also ...
by FrankL
11 Oct 2013, 21:59
Forum: The Negative
Topic: First Scans with the V700
Replies: 11
Views: 4878

Re: First Scans with the V700

Shane, That's good information.
by FrankL
05 Jul 2013, 23:17
Forum: The Negative
Topic: How do I store sheet film?
Replies: 5
Views: 2130

Re: How do I store sheet film?

I keep my boxes (opened or unopened) in hard plastic containers in a small fridge in the basement. The containers protect the boxes from condensation. There's just enough room for a mix of 120 roll, 4x5 and 8x10 sheets and the relative cool of the basement helps maintain a low ambient air temperatur...
by FrankL
16 Sep 2012, 21:55
Forum: The Camera
Topic: Direct or Indirect Shifts?
Replies: 19
Views: 5599

Re: Direct or Indirect Shifts?

For me the question of using direct or indirect shifts comes down to two things. 1. I often use very short lenses on either of my cameras so I have to use indirect shifts (i.e base tilts) to get the camera base out of the frame. 2. I will also use it on longer lenses where the cameras direct shifts ...
by FrankL
12 Sep 2012, 21:57
Forum: The Negative
Topic: Alas poor Velvia 8x10. We knew him well.
Replies: 6
Views: 2766

Alas poor Velvia 8x10. We knew him well.

To those few of us still using 8x10 colour transparency,
Even though we knew it was going to happen, this still hurts:
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