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by Lachlan717
27 Apr 2017, 14:39
Forum: People
Topic: Nuclear Physicist, Retired.
Replies: 12
Views: 2544

Re: Nuclear Physicist, Retired.

The fujinon w lenses are so underrated. Andrew, I suspect that the same could be said for much of the Fujinon range — especially where LF is concerned. I recall that in my 8x10 days I had a couple of long focal length lenses that were absolute crackers ...... maybe compact 600 and 800 if memory ser...
by Lachlan717
18 Apr 2017, 15:19
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: Already lusting after 16x20..
Replies: 15
Views: 3798

Re: Already lusting after 16x20..

More a format thing.

I just don't see in 135/4x5/8x10 very well, not like the ratio in print.

1220 is really close to the Golden Ratio, so maybe that's it?

I also prefer 1:2.5 to 1:3 in pano formats.

And square on my phone!
by Lachlan717
18 Apr 2017, 07:26
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: Already lusting after 16x20..
Replies: 15
Views: 3798

Re: Already lusting after 16x20..

That Chamonix and Nick Thorley's DIY are the only Ultra Ultra Large I've seen here in Oz. Craig Tuffin's the only other Banquet Camera shooter I know of in Australia besides myself. I'm about to start work on a 1114, once I've finished the 810 and 717 that is. The only other one I'm considering is t...
by Lachlan717
08 Apr 2017, 08:41
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: WTB 4 x 5 Enlarger
Replies: 4
Views: 1340

Re: WTB 4 x 5 Enlarger

What did you end up with?
by Lachlan717
13 Mar 2017, 16:47
Forum: The Camera
Topic: 150mm versus 250mm on 4x5"
Replies: 5
Views: 1781

Re: 150mm versus 250mm on 4x5"

I reckon it's a 180mm shot!!
by Lachlan717
16 Jan 2017, 08:11
Forum: The Camera
Topic: Building a 7x17 inch ULF camera
Replies: 89
Views: 32270

Re: Building a 7x17 inch ULF camera

Stagnated.

My feeble, weak brain can't work out how to attach the rear bellows.

I'm not too smart....

(Also working out if I can replace the base with a 4mm sheet of CF. reckon that'd drop at least half a kg in weight).
by Lachlan717
12 Dec 2016, 19:24
Forum: The Print
Topic: Enlarger: why hasn't someone jumped at this? (NSW)
Replies: 5
Views: 1764

Re: Enlarger: why hasn't someone jumped at this? (NSW)

Too much Tooheys...

Even a pot of it will send you troppo!
by Lachlan717
09 Dec 2016, 12:09
Forum: The Print
Topic: Enlarger: why hasn't someone jumped at this? (NSW)
Replies: 5
Views: 1764

Re: Enlarger: why hasn't someone jumped at this? (NSW)

Maximum $70...

If it was in Melb, I'd put in an ambit offer of, say, $40... it's been up for months, so I'd say the seller would be glad to see it gorn!
by Lachlan717
07 Dec 2016, 20:09
Forum: The Print
Topic: Enlarger: why hasn't someone jumped at this? (NSW)
Replies: 5
Views: 1764

Enlarger: why hasn't someone jumped at this? (NSW)

eBay number 282282622631.

Surely someone should be checking this out at $70 ono??

Omega super chromega D Dichroic ll.
by Lachlan717
06 Dec 2016, 11:14
Forum: Resources
Topic: CR Kennedy's customer service is crap.
Replies: 10
Views: 3579

Re: CR Kennedy's customer service is crap.

NB/

$1000 and above. (That $1 can make the difference).

And I think it includes postage. Bastards.

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