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The general/umbrella term is using camera movements. A tilt/shift (or perspective control) lens for an SLR is a very limited way of bringing such movements to a type of camera that doesn't natively have them. Rail-type view cameras usually have a full suite of movements available; field cameras (flatbed view cameras that usually fold up into a sort of carry ...


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While some care is needed to avoid accidental light leaks, light-proofing a container enough to safely store film or paper is not a colossal effort. Something as simple as duct tape over a few suitably sized paper envelopes is easily more practical than lugging a Paterson tank. Black construction paper can make envelopes, or use a maker to darken a ...


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The photographer was just tilting/shifting the lens to change the way the imaging circle would be recorded. The bellows are not being "twisted". If you look at the camera frame and the lens holder, they are both perpendicular to the ground. See How does a tilt-shift lens work, and why does it solve certain problems?


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Make sure that you're agitating correctly. Inversions should be somewhat abrupt. I invert five times in five seconds every thirty seconds (i.e. five seconds of agitation, 25 seconds of sitting, then repeating). Ten seconds of agitation at the start of every minute should work pretty much as well; I know some home processors use this style instead. I've ...


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You have the changing bag and one envelope of paper. All you need is another light tight envelope or box, old cheap 4x5 film box from Ebay or thrift store or ? check with a local school or photo club for a free one. You just change the paper in the changing bag, put the exposed one in old box and load the new one in the camera from the envelope. All of ...


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Does seem like a strange, wasteful choice. Film flatness maybe--there are good cheap 4x5 sheet holders; decent 612 and 617 holders are expensive. He seems to have to a lot of 5:2 aspect ratio, that'd be a 615 back that I don't think exists from a quality brand. But more likely someone who owned and understood 4x5 wanted to do panos and shot what he had ...


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New55 are still going after a short break, and you can buy new peel apart 4x5 film with both a positive and negative here http://famousformat.com/ As above OneInstant make the smaller peel apart film.


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The sironar is the oldest non-multi coated non-apochromatic lens of the group. The Sironar – N and the Apo Sironar-N and are identical except for the barrel designation the one you are listing as an Apo Sironar is the same thing as the Apo Sironar W.


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