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Beginner's questions Threads
Large format photography question and answer forum
New LF user (Cambo SC2)
Nodal point of lens
Is 240mm Apo Ronar a good starter lens?
How important is gerared focusing?
Diluting TMax developer?
Beginner B&W Developer Question
I've Nailed the Shot, Now What Do I Do?
available light outdoors
Want to buy 8x10 set-up used: is this possible for less than $1000
Finally did it.....
Wide Angles and Center Filters
Suppliers (film+Labs) in UK ????
Paper negative for scanning?
Roll film holders.
wa lens for Linhof V?
My First 4x5 trannies!!.
Are back, base, and yaw-free movements more than a convenience?
Tips on using a 90 on a MPP
Bits and pieces
Calculating DOF, tilt angles, etc...
6x9 or 6x7 back for a MPP
Downsides to using reducing backs?
Camera for landscape and architecture
Mounting a lens in a lens board
Any problems with using a lens for 8x10 on 4x5
Flash Sync for a Copal 1 Shutter
Old 4x5 sheet film donations?
OH.....MY.....GOD......my first 4x5 photo
Spotting vignetting and cut off groundglass corners
Filters for different light sources
LInhof Super Technika IV
My first LF camera: Meridian vs Crown Graflex vs Calumet Cadet
Guide to bellows extension compensation in old Kodak Photo Guide
Ground glass - Sq. vs cut corners?
Print Quality Via 4X5 transparency /Scanned/Photoshop/Digital Printed
Which way gound glass...newbie question
4X5 field Camera suggestions
4x5 polaroid back
New to LF 4x5 vs. 5x7
What's this I hear about LFs not handling lenses under 90mm?
How much front rise do you use?
What's your best/worst/most embarrassing LF experience?
Amateur landscape photographer wanting to try large format
Do you need addtional exposure for longer focal lengths
What would I need for large format Macro Photography
Lenses for Close-Ups
LF equipment for sale..... perhaps
Is 150/5.6 APO Sironar S small enough to fold with field camera?
Cold winter shooting and frosting the ground glass
Vignetting due to the sunshade,tilts,shifts and swings
How to choose the right LF
Lens Coverage Specs
Should I sue?
Large lens/Small Board
Architecture photo techniques book. Which one?
Ready for the "Zone System"--but which one?
Is a Busch Pressman model D a good first view camera?
Good new book,
angle of view across different formats
A Challenge to the Forum
How to open the shutter on a 65mm SA F8
large printing and displaying
Front tilt movement and Wista cameras
My 4x5 isn't 4x5
4x5 Backpacking System?
Portrait lenses rec. Perspective in 4x5
Dark cloth questions
Jay Allen's Soft Focus Page
Home C41 Processing
Processing of Velvia 4X5 Quickloads
Differences between Sinar F2 and C - Fresnel lens vs intense screens
4x5 image on focussing screen
Information required on Linhof Technika 4
Is Badger Graphics a reliable vendor for camera equipment?
Quality of Wisner 4x5 Technical
RC vs. Fiber based papers
150 mm or 210mm lens for starters
Differences between Cambo SCX 2 and other Cambo models...
Fuji quick load film
focal length comparison between 35mm, 120, and 4x5.
Which 4x5 Camera to Start with
cannot focus 4x5 B and J press
Lighting for still life - where to start?!?!
Access to members area of the WFPA
Use of a 100mm Ektar lens for large format
Dry Mount Procedure
8X10 cut film holder
Exposures over a second - timing?
Sinar or not Sinar...
Printing first 16x20 sharpness question
Newbie Question: Neg vs. Transparency Exposure...
Holding paper flat
Cambo - Good camera for a beginner?
seagull 6x12 back
Which camera for a 4x5 landscape photographer?
Opening paper envelopes & print washing
Interior shoot with 4x5 or 35mm?
Trusting the formula?
Student 4x5 camera
Correction of perspective
Fallen into large format
Large Format Education-Books
New to Large Format
Lighting -- What am I doing wrong?
Tricolour additive exposures
cam for 135S Sironar and Linhof V
Portrait with a 127mm lens on 4x5 camera
licht metering, different way's? or calculations?
Diffusing lens for 28-200 Lens
Lens Boards/Shutters & Diameter of Holes...
sinar alpina or A-1?
how to use rollfilm back on super speed graphic?
Arca Swiss Discovery - Graflock back
In shock after doing 1st 8x10 Polaroid
Verticals on Arca Swiss 8x10 F line back
silliest question ever: how to load sheet film
Which of the three books would you get if you could only get one
how to use large format lens for Mamiya or Hassel
Camera Movements for Architecture and Landscape
Press camera for architectural photography
Unusual F stop numbers
Purchased camera and lens - Thanks!!!!
Newbie question: Which side of film is emulsion side?
Questions at moving from MF to LF
Novice user needs help on 4x5
Robert White Camera (UK) and import duties
Help to choose format please
Books on aspects on lf photog
Spec's for Sinar Norma
Street Photography with Large format.?
Which camera will fulfill a jack of all trades role
What is the difference with lenses, ie: copal 1, APO etc...
Why are movements so necessary for macro photography?
Eyesight Problems and Grounglass
Internal filter holders.
Need help identifying a used lens (new to LF photo)
correcting verticals etc. on 5x4
Is this a Graflok?
Is 2x2 film considered Large Format?
focus at infinity ?
mail order 4x5 processing
Still trying to figure out what to buy
Large Format on a budget
focussing 90mm/f8 schneider
Movement restriction questions - many
Canadian LF shops
Guidelines for buying a used 5X7 camera
Tilt will increase DOF by how much?
Blurred images unless stopped 90+with AP Ronar 480 on10x8
Toyo Robos 4x5
Calculating DOF: from lens or film plane?
Load sheet film
My first 4x5 shot
Is anyone using electronic flash on Graphics cameras
Pinkish tinge on B&W negatives
Loading Sheet film. Notch on left or right?
soft focus lenses
Film holders in Cambo 45NX
Why not tri-x for 4x5
Correct lens board??
!50mm large format lens
About camera and lenses selection.
Just bought a 4x5 and could use some help.
Going for Large Format
Pre-exposure dust on film
Zone System and film procesing
Graphic View Camera
Handling exposed film the field.
Camera for a whannabee taking photography this spring
Storage, Scanning and Projecting 4x5
How much shaper is LF compares with my Mamiya RZ?
MF vs LF for landscape
4x5 camera/lens ?s (re:macro)
changing bag static
grainy when focusing on g.g.
Any way to speed up LF shots? (Family patience question)
Depth of Field - 4x5
Guidlines for posting a question...please
Another cold weather question
zero detents on tilts ?? Why the fuss ?
lenses, shutters, and other large format things
Home interior shoot; Lens size considerations and lighting tips.
E-6/Quickload processing problem,rollfilm question
Should LF photographers be given special car permits to access US national parks?
Omega 4x5 View Camera
Which lens 75 or 90mm for Norwegian Fjords?
When I enlarge my pictures they come out fuzzy
Field or Monorail for beginner?
Verticals on a Canham
Degrees of movements
Sinar F2 and 405 back
4x5 View Camera Photographers Who Use Roll-film
Photographing Waterfalls with a View Camera
Which One Lens for Landscapes?
New View Camera Photog. Artistic Vision Needs Assessment
What is reciprocity and how it works?
4x5 with 210 lens.when i take a picture of head and shoulders it is underexposed by how much should i open up by ?
View Camera Landscape Book Suggestions
New beginner's mistake - painful / carrying Toyo CX
can I use a closeup lens with a 300mm lens?
Getting film from the camera to the lab
Start up costs
How to mix a developer
Exercises for begginers?
Help with focusing problem
LF is it really better?
How does the Fuji Quickload work.
Infuriated by bad film holders!
Please suggestions for a good 4x5 for architecture
Basic Field Camera Setup - Tachihara
economical 4 x 5 lens
Another beginner camera selection question.
Roll film vs Sheet film
Getting started in LF
Bellows factor question
Old wood field cameras for beginner?
Large Format E-mail List?? and San Francisco Area Arca-Swiss users??
HOW DOES PHOTOGRAPHY WORK?
Speed Graphic focal plane shutter and camera shake
Unmounting the lens from old Poloroid 101A?
Using a Wisner 4x5 Pocket Edition
Comments on Toyo 45CX vs. Calumet 45N
Large format - first impressions
Is "the effort" really what makes LF photography great?
advice on camera for daughter for college
The Edge of the Abyss?
Is this a good camera for a beginner
Please tell me how easy it is to shoot with a 4 x 5
Fuji Quickload / Kodak Film
portraits & shadows---technique
starting out with a speed graphic
looking for sharpest lense (90-100mm) less than $800, new or used
Monorail vs Flatbed for Outdoor Field Work
Large Format Weather Control
lenses for Horseman FA
Changing depth of field
Protecting Wooden Fields in the Pack
what kind fo camera is that?
What Cambo lens board for Angulon 90mm in Compur shutter?
RF cams and lenses for Horseman VH-R!
Options for triggering the flash in studio LF work?
What questions to ask and how to examine a used 8x10?
recessed lens board adn wide angle focus
LF resolution compared to smaller formats?
storing exposed 4x5 transparencies
large format Camera movements
Pros and cons of field cameras....
What type of LF for Landsacpe
determining point focused on from bellows extension
How to use light meter of 35mm camera to determine exposure for LF camera
LF camera techniques
Calculating the height of "J" in Scheimpflug
Which lens?/Lens bargains? Beginner's questions...
newcomer tp E6
Confused. Did I load backwards ?
which lense board for crown graphic?
Need advice on how to trigger Canon 540EZ
Exposure Q for LF without f-stop
Could an old plate camera be put to use?
Filter for Rodenstock-Sironar 180mm
Focus on ground glass?
Beginner's questions about roll film backs
testing film plane alignment, and flattness
New to LF, Q's about Burke and James system.
It's eBay time: sources for older/obscure lens boards? + more
Newbie for the 1st LF: I have been fed up, how about you!
New to LF - dumb questions? but I don't know
Focus Techniques - Reommended References?
suggestions for novice LF user re optimum eqpt for portraits
lens quality relating to depth of field?
Where do I start?
Contax or Mamiya?
medium or large format?
LF Lenses intro
View camera movements : monorail vs folding cameras for architecture purposes
the f 64 club
Erasing pencil marks from groundglass
Newbie questions: Graflarger/Polaroid backs
How to use Toyo 4x5
Agfa 4x5 films
Establishing and marking infinity stops?
How to set 'normals' on my woodfield
Image circle confusion / Graflock backs
Focussing a 4x5?
Tracking LF Negatives Developed By Labs
4x5 wide angle lens for 6x9
Toyo 45cx for a Beginner: Too Heavy for Toting?
Press lens coverage and depth of field
Wide Angle Bellows Needed For 90mm lens on SinarF?
Which Polaroid holder?
first camera for indoors, available light?
Large Format or Medium Format
Artist needs advice
Large Format Exercises
Lens tilt offset and View Camera bellows
books for LF..
Busch presssman Model-D as LF starter..
Zone System Frustration
Recommendations for canble release
Yaw Free base tilts: how important are these?
4x5 Camera Comparison
What is a Calumet CC-403?
Is a 4x5 Press Camera right for me?
super cambo 6x9
Which camera do I buy when jumping into 4x5
More newbie questions (large magnification macro)
Large Format or Medium Format for use on foot and sailboat
are monorails really portable
TOYO 45CX vs 45C
Which filter system for LF?
green tint on negative
equipment needed for film processing
Angle of Coverage vs Image Circle
Is LF just for pros?
lens for wide angle photography
IS THE PRICE RIGHT FOR A SINAR P2?
graphic view II
Horseman 910 Good or?
Use or Remove Lens Alignment Pin on #0 or #1 Shutter?
Linhoff setup price advice needed (a newbie question)
For anyone who's thinking about moving into 4x5 . . .
Camera and lens to begin?
Upgrading enlarger from MF to LF
Linhof or Speed Graphic for Portraiture
Field Camera with most movements
Best camera for 8x10 landscapes?
Does anyone use an 8X focussing loupe?
Focusing LF cameras
Difference between LF and MF ?
Determining exposure in LF and its general step by step procedure
Loupes for press cameras
Calumet Cadet and roll film
Prints out of focus
Lens questions/format conversions
question from a beginner
Suggestion on what to do in LF workshop.
Where to start in LF photography?
Suggestion for LF camera & lense to do close up work for jewelry?
New to LF Photography
beginner's questions (several)
(or at least the forum moderator thought they would only be of interest to rare individuals; truly worthless threads get deleted altogether)
what's a normal lens?
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