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  1. Michael Rennie

    Michael Rennie New Member

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    Hello,

    I've jumped right in the deep end here, I shoot 35mm, medium format and digital photos currently.

    I've been looking at LF cameras and in a moment of madness / inspiration I've gone and bought this

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/232248429669?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK:MEBIDX:IT

    It's a Graflex Speed Graphic 5x4" Pacemaker with Kodak Aero Ektar lens.

    I have no experience shooting LF but plenty of photography experience in general so will be looking for advice.

    I plan on shooting 4x5" B+W for home dev and getting a rollback for C41 colour, I'm thinking maybe 6x9" format would be fun.

    Any comments or advice welcome!
     
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    Hi Michael and welcome!
     
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    Welcome Michael, my first LF camera was the same it was a joy to use so have some fun.
    Richard
     
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    Welcome to out forum Michael

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    Welcome to the forum Michael.
     
  6. Michael Rennie

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    Thanks folks, hoping I can benefit from your collective experience!

    Just ordered film holders and a 6x9 wista back yesterday, so hoping I can make my first images this weekend!
     
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    Hiya Michael and welcome. Aren't moments of madness great:)

    Cheers
    Diz
     

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