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Discussions, Community, Learning 2019-12-08T08:27:39-05:00 PhotographyToday
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Developing, Enlarging and Scanning • Re: Ilford plate R.10

Sun, 12/08/2019 - 08:27
I'm familiar with the problem...!

Robert

Statistics: Posted by Brazile — Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:27 am

Folding Cameras and Plate Cameras • Re: Voigtlander Perkeo 3x4

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 23:19
From what I remember of 127 its main use was for "Super-Slides" with a larger image area in the same size holder as 35mm film. Easily damaged, and unachievable film flatness kind of doomed them from the start. Being an in between size didn't help as you couldn't easily convert an existing platform to the format thus driving up the camera design and manufacturing costs.

PF

Statistics: Posted by PFMcFarland — Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:19 pm

Developing, Enlarging and Scanning • Re: Ilford plate R.10

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 12:03
It's a shame, no snow at all and sun comes usually in January-February when it's about -20 so it will be how well this teacher is dressed up for winter

Statistics: Posted by alexvaras — Sat Dec 07, 2019 12:03 pm

Developing, Enlarging and Scanning • Re: Ilford plate R.10

Sat, 12/07/2019 - 07:26
Or choose a cloudy bright day at mid-day. With all the snow around, you're living in a giant light box!

Robert

Statistics: Posted by Brazile — Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:26 am

Developing, Enlarging and Scanning • Re: Ilford plate R.10

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 11:11
Thanks for the tip.
In about 3-4 months

Statistics: Posted by alexvaras — Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:11 am

Developing, Enlarging and Scanning • Re: Ilford plate R.10

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 08:09
For plates of that speed, I think you just need more light.

Robert

Statistics: Posted by Brazile — Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:09 am

Developing, Enlarging and Scanning • Re: Ilford plate R.10

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 06:01
I need 4x5 plate holders... besides Chamonix and the new 3D ones, what options are over there?The one I got is wooden, and I haven't checked it out yet in the camera but it looks like it should work okay. It appears to be a later design. I see a lot of holders for sale that are being marketed as able to convert to holding a plate, but I'm not too sure about that.

PFI saw how to adapt some 4x5 film holders to plate and I got a lot from the Speed Graphic and I will adapt them as well for quarter plate so I can shoot them with the Tachihara or the Speed Graphic as well.

Another plate done with the big Bergheil, two shots of Nadine, one plate's emulsion went no so well and made her very old so I kept this version.


Ms Nadine.

I'm trying to be consistent with the position of the model and the camera to achieve better results, maybe after some months and shooting outside I will change, so far I think I have to keep doing the same as far as I can.

I will change something and that will be the dry plate for film, ASA 25 gives me 1/3 seconds and model is not confidence, film at 100 or 320 will give the model the chance of being more relaxed.

Thank you for looking,
Alex

Statistics: Posted by alexvaras — Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:01 am

Folding Cameras and Plate Cameras • Re: Voigtlander Perkeo 3x4

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 05:50
Thank you, Phil and Julio.

I keep asking myself why 127 film was not successful. My guess is many cameras have not rangefinder comparing to the 35mm ones for rectangular format and for square you had many TLR's already against the few 127 film had as something 'cute'.
The interesting format from 127 for me is the 4x6.5cm really nice proportion and one day I would like to have the Exakta VP, no external rangefinder or guessing needed

Statistics: Posted by alexvaras — Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:50 am

Large Format • Re: Voigtlander Bergheil 10x15

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 05:47
Now you are aiming for the light, Alex! that is the way to go IMHO! Beautiful reflections in that (almost?) frozen pond.If you are saying that I was trying to catch the reflections on the frozen pond, yes you are right I'm afraid normally I don't 'see' this kind of photos, this one was too obvious
Thank you, Julio.

Statistics: Posted by alexvaras — Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:47 am

Pinhole, Instant and Toy Cameras • Re: Leica is making an instant-print camera

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 11:54
Sofort ? German for immediately

LoL

Statistics: Posted by titrisol — Wed Dec 04, 2019 11:54 am

Pinhole, Instant and Toy Cameras • Re: Leica is making an instant-print camera

Wed, 12/04/2019 - 08:06
This is a very useful, Informational and informative discussion.

Captured By Keryn

Statistics: Posted by shaun123 — Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:06 am

General Discussion • Re: Postcard circle event.

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 22:21
Oh man! thanks... you're putting all of us procrastinators to shame....
Alex, that's great news. The postal system is quicker than I expected. Bravo indeed!

And, yes, I like that word, scowlery.

My seven December postcards went into the mail today, 3 December.

Statistics: Posted by titrisol — Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:21 pm

General Discussion • Re: Postcard circle event.

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 18:49
Alex, that's great news. The postal system is quicker than I expected. Bravo indeed!

And, yes, I like that word, scowlery.

My seven December postcards went into the mail today, 3 December.

Statistics: Posted by Philip — Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:49 pm

Folding Cameras and Plate Cameras • Re: Voigtlander Perkeo 3x4

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 18:27
A fine classic and excellent portraits, Alex.

IMHO 127 format got caught in the middle between 120 and 35mm. There are a few excellent 127 cameras (your Perkeo is one, there are a few Zeiss folders, and also the 4x4 TLRs by Yashica and Rollei in a quick list).

I wish that 127 films were as available as 120 and for similar prices. I may be wrong, but my memory is that 127 was never a cheap format, even back in the 1960s it cost the same or more than 120.

Statistics: Posted by Julio1fer — Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:27 pm

General Discussion • Re: Postcard circle event.

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 08:09
Mine went into the mail on Saturday, but the snowstorm we're living through right now may slow its departure from the area somewhat.

Statistics: Posted by Brazile — Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:09 am

General Discussion • Re: Postcard circle event.

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 03:53
I have got the first one today!! From Philip, one of his scowlery photos
In fact checking the spelling of this word one google I got that the 4 first out of 5 photos are from him and family&friends

It was sent Nov 14 and received on my postal address on Nov 28th, given to my today from school admin.
14 days! Bravo for Canadian and Russian postal systems!!

Statistics: Posted by alexvaras — Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:53 am

Rangefinders • Re: Bessa-R check run

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 20:41
Thanks, Robert and Julio. I also got a Bessa-T as my wides are in M mount. I want to keep the LTM bag as a three lens kit (35, 50, 90), but the R also has a 75 frame line, so I might get one of those later on.

PF

Statistics: Posted by PFMcFarland — Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:41 pm

Folding Cameras and Plate Cameras • Re: Voigtlander Perkeo 3x4

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 20:15
If they still made cameras like that, 127 would have never died. Great portraits, Alex.

PF

Statistics: Posted by PFMcFarland — Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:15 pm

Large Format • Re: Voigtlander Bergheil 10x15

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 19:33
Now you are aiming for the light, Alex! that is the way to go IMHO! Beautiful reflections in that (almost?) frozen pond.

Statistics: Posted by Julio1fer — Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:33 pm

Large Format • Re: Voigtlander Bergheil 10x15

Mon, 12/02/2019 - 03:26
Another one, a sunny and frozen morning on the pond.


Frozen pond.

Statistics: Posted by alexvaras — Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:26 am

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