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That was really cool, Akira, thanks for posting it. 

 

I'd really like to see an analog photography club developing on Fotozones (see what I did there? 🤓). I also want to open up a medium format club that hopefully some dormant members will be happy to run with. There are quite a few MF shooters here. 

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37 minutes ago, Dallas said:

That was really cool, Akira, thanks for posting it. 

 

I'd really like to see an analog photography club developing on Fotozones (see what I did there? 🤓). I also want to open up a medium format club that hopefully some dormant members will be happy to run with. There are quite a few MF shooters here. 

 

Dallas, I'm glad you like it.  My big regret during the film days was that I didn't have a chance to try large format cameras.  The films have become scarce now, but there always seems to be chances to try the wet print or even the egg print?!

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Ilford still make sheet  film up to 20" x 24" (51cm x 61cm for FP4 and HP5.  Not sure about offerings from the other film manufacurers.  They also have Ilford Ortho film in 8" x 10" and Delta 100 in 4" x 5".

 

Link:  https://www.ilfordphoto.com/black-white-film/sheet-film?___from_store=ilford_brochure&___store=ilford_brochure&sheet_film_size=704

 

 

Alternatives include using paper negatives - like Alan7140 has in recent times.

 

Or alternatively a paper positive:  https://www.ilfordphoto.com/harman-direct-positive-paper-sheets

 

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15 hours ago, Hugh_3170 said:

Ilford still make sheet  film up to 20" x 24" (51cm x 61cm for FP4 and HP5.  Not sure about offerings from the other film manufacurers.  They also have Ilford Ortho film in 8" x 10" and Delta 100 in 4" x 5".

 

Link:  https://www.ilfordphoto.com/black-white-film/sheet-film?___from_store=ilford_brochure&___store=ilford_brochure&sheet_film_size=704

 

 

Alternatives include using paper negatives - like Alan7140 has in recent times.

 

Or alternatively a paper positive:  https://www.ilfordphoto.com/harman-direct-positive-paper-sheets

 

 

Hugh, thank you for the links!  Yes, I've read and been intrigued by Alan's recent posts.  One interesting thing is that the spectral sensitivity of B&W films goes into the UV range.  I still keep Apo-Nikkor 240/9.0 with the premise of using it for the UV experiments that I enjoyed with digital and film cameras until about 10 years ago.

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