Omega 4x5 glass carrier: is it anti-newton?greenspun.com : LUSENET : Large format photography : One Thread
i have a chance to get a used mint omega 4x5 glass carrier whose omega catalogue number is 423-359. the owner, writing me via email, does not know whether it is anti-newton glass or not. i don't either: i've tried contacting omega with no luck. he says that the top pane of glass is foggier or more textured than the bottom one. does that guarantee anti-newton glass?
-- Mark William Woods (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 09, 2000
I own the Omega 4X5 glass carrier with "anti-newton" glass and it is as you described. However, I gave up on using it years ago due to the difficulty of keeping so many surfaces dust-free AND newton ring problems. Since most 4X5 films are a thicker base, I found I was better off with the standard 4X5 carrier.
-- Jim Blecha (email@example.com), March 11, 2000.
dear jim blecha,
thank you for your answer. that is food for thought.
-- Mark Woods (firstname.lastname@example.org), March 11, 2000.