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Got some old school equipment? Want to talk about film? This section is for people who know what grain is, and know a movement isn't just what you go to the bathroom for!

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: This one's for the olde folks...

    Wheel your walkers on in here grandpa! :lol: This section is for anything old school. Film, MF cameras, LF cameras, whatever, if it's not...

    Started by jacobsen1, 12-12-2007 11:26 PM
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  1. Some more 645 scans (senior I continued)...

    figured old school doesn't get enough love and that's what these are.... #1 #2 #3

    Started by jacobsen1, 09-04-2008 05:31 PM
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  2. Anyone have any experience with Rollei RPX 400?

    I'm on the hunt for a classic looking gritty film and I hear this can deliver the goods. Have any of you guys shot with the film? Thanks.

    Started by Whitford, 08-15-2015 03:45 PM
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  3. Minolta SRT (F4STR) 201

    Husbands parents are moving out of thieir house of 38 years.. and found his camera with all its lenses too. (I think she said there was 3 with it +...

    Started by Mrs.COS, 08-20-2013 03:21 PM
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  4. Shot a roll with my grandmothers camera

    My dad gave me his Moms Camera when I was home for Christmas, so I shot a roll through it. It's a Kodak Jiffy 620 (Series II), a 6x9 folder with one...

    Started by Dave R., 07-22-2013 08:31 PM
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  5. Wet Plate photography - REALLY old school

    I've been following the exploits of a guy who has converted a school bus to a rolling darkroom/studio/classroom/gallery. He travels the country...

    Started by FatBear, 07-09-2013 09:24 PM
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  6. Icon Bigsmile NOOB with a Mamiya RB 67 Pro S - EEK!

    A friend had a spare Mamiya RB67 Pro S with 50mm, 90mm and 180mm lenses. He also had 4 expired (2007) rolls of Velvia 50 that he borrowed me. I...

    Started by thomps6s, 04-06-2012 09:29 AM
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  7. RADIOACTIVE!

    Shooting with legacy glass on your mirrorless? Better check this list... http://camerapedia.wikia.com/wiki/Radioactive_lenses Now some theme...

    Started by Lonnie Utah, 05-08-2013 09:25 PM
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  8. Film. What are you shooting with.

    Whats everyone shooting with for Color and BW? Leah and I have been using the 1v more, I actually used it on my last shoot and I think the last...

    Started by subimatt, 02-26-2013 11:15 AM
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  9. Shot ISO 160 film as ISO 400, should I trash it?

    Please don't laugh! I have shot two rolls of ISO 160 film last week. The camera was set to ISO 400, should I trash the two rolls? Is sending...

    Started by haring, 02-13-2013 07:04 PM
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  10. Walmart 120 Processing is Ace

    Okay - I just got two rolls of 120 slide film back from Walmart . I dropped one of them off on 1/26 and the other on 1/30. I'm starting to scan...

    Started by MoLS, 02-06-2009 03:33 PM
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  11. Scanning prints and negatives?

    I am shopping around for a decent film negative and print scanner. It seems that the Canon Canoscan 8800f is the one I'll buy. Anyone have any...

    Started by Slack, 03-14-2011 06:13 PM
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  12. Fall Polaroid

    Took the Polaroid out for a spin in the backyard a couple days ago. A slight breeze kept blowing the leaves around making it a pain to keep these in...

    Started by Dave R., 11-10-2012 09:27 PM
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  13. Icon Blah Dear Mamiya owners

    Anyone know where I can get a shutter release cable for my Mamiya 645 super for less than friggan $85.... ...

    Started by NickSchietromo, 06-24-2012 06:17 PM
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  14. Icon Bigsmile "Film" on the "Framed Network"

    Just got done watching the first episode of the "film show". The first episode is about the history of imaging starting out with the daguerreotype...

    Started by Dave R., 05-12-2012 12:40 PM
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  15. Fun times...

    I've been meaning to do this for a while, but I had both kids today and took the A2 out for a walk with a roll of NPH400. I have ~5 shots left to...

    Started by jacobsen1, 03-13-2012 09:07 PM
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  16. Developed my first roll at home

    Developed my first roll at home on Monday. It was pretty fun and pulling the negs from the tank is like magic. Anyway here are some of the results. ...

    Started by Dave R., 02-17-2012 10:17 PM
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  17. New Gear!

    What up guys! So last weekend my grandfather gave me his two old Leica IIIfs (both red dials, one 609XXX with 1/30 long exposure, the other...

    Started by PhatheadWRX, 01-25-2012 11:49 PM
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  18. Great grandad

    I've been sick for about nine months (no, not morning sickness) and a bit crotchety. What triggered my tirade about digital cameras and software the...

    Started by FatBear, 03-04-2012 08:54 PM
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    03-06-2012 10:11 PM Go to last post
  19. MF photography workshop, pawtucket RI, jan 18 and jan 25.

    my friend sarah is hosting it. see: http://as220.org/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=20_140&products_id=808&fb_source=message

    Started by ride5000, 01-10-2012 09:10 AM
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  20. Fuji Pro 160S - Medium Format Film Problem. HELP!!!

    Hi! I have tried to load my brand new fresh Fuji Pro 160S (220) Film into my Contax 645 MF camera. After the camera loads the film the...

    Started by haring, 08-16-2011 09:44 PM
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  21. Kicking around the idea of picking up a 35mm

    So, I've got a crap-ton of film just wasting space and I really want to shoot with it. Only problem is that my Elan 7e's shutter is toast and it...

    Started by Slack, 12-10-2011 10:02 PM
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  22. New medium to shoot (Pun intended)

    So I picked up a Minolta Autocord on eBay, as-is condition for CHEAP. Got it in, turns out focus is completely broken. Apart from that, the only...

    Started by Ace2cool, 11-11-2011 03:28 PM
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  23. Some of my favorite film shots so far... (Warning, lots of pics)

    Decided I'd post up some of my favorite film shots that I've done over the past few months (since I got into photography, haha.) I'll organize them...

    Started by Ace2cool, 10-24-2011 11:47 PM
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  24. RIP Fuji T64 in 120 Format :'(

    I couldn't find an official release stating that Fuji's Tungsten film is dead so I emailed Fuji. It is in fact dead for Medium Format. I am...

    Started by Will 46 and 2, 10-24-2011 03:05 PM
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  25. First ever

    Film scan. We had to shoot film and scan it for one of my photo projects. At first I wasnt looking forward to it. But my dad gave me his Nikon N65...

    Started by NickSchietromo, 10-05-2011 05:07 PM
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  26. Irritated with development...

    So I dropped my color slide film off at Rite Aid across the street from my house over 2 weeks ago for send out development through the Fujifilm...

    Started by Ace2cool, 09-12-2011 06:30 PM
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  27. Kodak Duo 620

    I recently received an old Kodak Duo 620 from my grandmother. The camera belonged to my grandfather who got it in England when he worked as an...

    Started by funky monk, 09-05-2011 08:32 PM
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  28. develop your b+w yourself.... with coffee

    http://caffenol.blogspot.com/ no, not a joke!

    Started by ride5000, 09-07-2011 09:42 AM
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  29. Finally bought a film body

    I have been kicking around the idea of getting a film body, but reading/calculating costs of film/processing seems crazy. I happened to come across...

    Started by ppower, 08-19-2011 09:54 AM
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  30. Efke IR820. Exposure settings?

    So yeah, Gonna be shooting some IR film here over the next two or 3 days. I'm going to be set up with my Minolta SRT-101, an R2 filter, tripod, ect....

    Started by Ace2cool, 08-13-2011 04:00 PM
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  31. Minolta X-700

    I got this from a friend who bought it off of Craigslist. $35 shipped. I'm really liking the Minolta system. The lenses are fairly cheap now. I'm...

    Started by Otto, 08-08-2011 10:12 AM
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  32. Mamiya C330

    About a year ago, my stepdad gave me his old Mamiya C330--a totally manual TLR... I took pictures OF it, then left it in its case till yesterday,...

    Started by Markitos, 06-05-2011 05:41 PM
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  33. Film Labs

    I'm looking for suggestions on where to get film developed (since I have nothing local). I have some 35mm color and b&w, 35mm slide film, and 120...

    Started by xstartxtodayx, 04-21-2011 08:02 AM
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  34. Icon Question Nikon Nikonos III underwater camera- any info?

    Hey all, I was at my parents' house today for Easter. My dad dug out his old underwater camera from the 70s. Nikon Nikonos III. Just wondering...

    Started by john_matrix, 04-24-2011 08:48 PM
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  35. Do you use a lightmeter when shooting wedding in film?

    Do you use a light meter when shooting wedding in film? I mostly shoot with digital (it is easy to check the exposure in digital) and I am just ...

    Started by haring, 04-20-2011 12:27 PM
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  36. Regan in medium format

    Just one shot this time. I shot the whole roll and only got 2 in focus....and even those were not perfect, though close enough for 800-pixel display....

    Started by Todd Adamson, 04-06-2011 10:38 AM
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  37. critique Couple of new film shots

    I ventured into processing my own film late last week, and these are from my second attempt. The little girl is on Tri-X, and her dad is on Fomapan...

    Started by Todd Adamson, 04-04-2011 12:01 AM
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  38. Printing overexposed negatives (B&W)

    Hi, I'm hoping someone here can help me with a problem I've caused myself... All of my hobby photography is digital at this point, but @ work...

    Started by ForceFed4, 01-07-2010 08:00 AM
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  39. A few film snaps

    My new Pentax MX, some expired Portra, the Zeiss 35/2, and Walgreen's processing. Scanned last night with the Epson V500:

    Started by Todd Adamson, 03-25-2011 12:16 PM
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  40. critique Erin once again

    I used up a whole roll of Fuji Pro 400H on Erin last Friday, and just scanned this neg, using Vuescan. Any thoughts are appreciated, don't be shy. ;)

    Started by Todd Adamson, 02-28-2011 08:30 PM
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  41. Spent $53 Today...

    Since the photography course I'm taking in high school, I've been looking for a film camera for months. Even though local camera stores sell used...

    Started by charles, 03-16-2011 12:58 AM
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  42. How can I minimize the cost of developing Medium format film?

    I just love my old cameras. I am just wondering what are the tricks to minimize the cost of developing medium format film? I would like to have...

    Started by haring, 03-15-2011 07:42 AM
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  43. Portrait of my wife

    This is like, maybe the fourth roll of film I have ever shot, and I'm basically thrilled with this file. I just grabbed several types of film and...

    Started by Todd Adamson, 02-23-2011 03:36 PM
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  44. Gonna try medium format LOL

    Heh. Looks like there is...ummm.....reduced activity in this subforum.:lol: I recently decided that I wanted to explore medium format, as sort of...

    Started by Todd Adamson, 12-29-2010 05:26 PM
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  45. I shot a roll of Tri-X today...

    ...through a Nikon FM2 with a 35mm f/2.8 lens. Was great fun. Now, however, the only custom photo lab in town is closed for no apparent reason all...

    Started by Markitos, 02-14-2011 05:25 PM
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  46. Old school manual lenses converted to new cameras?

    I've always been interested in them. They're cheap and take great pictures. I just have no idea how to convert them. Is there specific lenses I...

    Started by carsnrockmusic, 11-23-2010 12:39 PM
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    01-22-2011 11:28 PM Go to last post
  47. Using MF lenses w/o focusing screen techniques

    I need them! I've got some older nikkor glass that really needs to be put to use. I kind of suck at MF with these things. I've never had issues...

    Started by a.hoglen, 08-29-2010 09:18 PM
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    08-30-2010 10:34 AM Go to last post
  48. 1904 Seneca View 5x7 cleanup + future restoration.

    I picked this badboy up for just $40 with the tripod yesterday from craigslist. Protip: search the antiques section for camera. I was able to grab...

    Started by pdexposures, 05-23-2010 09:56 PM
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    08-11-2010 08:24 PM Go to last post
  49. Pentax 645

    Since I am within the return period at the local shop, and they only take returns for store credit or exchanges, I am seriously considering trading...

    Started by Markitos, 07-25-2010 09:07 AM
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    07-27-2010 01:56 PM Go to last post
  50. My First SLR - Olympus OM-10

    Hey guys, i've been into DSLR's for about 6 months now, just about as long as i have been to photography. I've always been curious about film...

    Started by Alejo_NIN, 06-21-2010 09:30 AM
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    06-22-2010 05:18 PM Go to last post

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