Mamiya RB bulk film backs

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by GCP, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. GCP

    GCP Member

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    I want to get going on using my RB bulk film backs. If you know anything that can get me started ie: 70 mm BW film purchase source, clever handling hints, etc. I welcome your reply.
     
  2. theblood

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    I used to shoot a lot of 70mm vps. I recall two concerns: you need to learn to be able to test a short strip, so you won't have to expose the whole roll and learn of light leakage or whatever. Secondly, you're handling a lot of money at the loading and unloading stage. I mistakenly exposed a whole roll once to the tune of about $100 in an instant...

    JY