New 11x14 camera in the basket...

Discussion in 'Ultra Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Guillaume Zuili, Aug 1, 2009.

  1. Guillaume Zuili

    Guillaume Zuili Member

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    Well...
    It took almost a year to be restored. But it's amazing, worth the wait. Patrick Alt (and Tracy) did an incredible job. Folmer & Schwing like new.

    Now I need to find a subject quick !

    G.
     

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  2. Bob Carnie

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    Where is Jerry??????
     
  3. Guillaume Zuili

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    :smile: :smile: :smile:
    On his Way !!!!!
    Your 11x14 enlarger will get some use one day...
    G.
     
  4. Terence

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    Looks beautiful. The F&S cameras always look elegant.
     
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    Awesome!

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    I want one! I want one! I want one! I want one! I want one!

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  7. Barry S

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    What a gorgeous camera. Looks like a Deadorff Packard shutter box on the front. What kind of lens is that?
     
  8. Guillaume Zuili

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    Yes it is on a reducing board... :smile:
    Lens is a Ross, London Aero 20 inches f;6

    I have another one with Packard 6 but not adjusted yet for a Xenar 420 f;4,5.
     
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    It shure is a beauty !!!!
    Wood has so much warmth to it..........

    I am realy looking forward to september when I will be starting the restauration of two full plates.....

    Peter
     
  10. Barry S

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    Very cool. It's always nice to see a grand old camera restored. Enjoy your new toy!

     
  11. Jim Fitzgerald

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    Guillaume, the camera is really great looking. Congrat's on getting into ULF. I love my 11x14 and I'm sure you will to.
    Great restoration job.

    Jim
     
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    Very very pretty! Enjoy your "new" toy!

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    Guillaume, Thanks for the mention, Patrick did 99.9% of the work, I just did the new focusing shafts and gears.
    Do you have a "before" picture to post? It is hard to believe it is the same camera, Patrick really brought it back to life.
    I hope you make some beautiful work with the camera soon.
     
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    what a piece of art!

    have fun with your new camera!

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  15. Guillaume Zuili

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    Tracy, unfortunately I don't have it anymore (digital destiny isn't it ? ). But yeah, hard to believe !
    Thanks all, now I need to work with it !
    :smile:
     
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    God these things are beautiful !! Thanks for sharing. Can't wait to start on my recent wholeplate acquisition, just hope I can do it justice
     
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    That camera is sexayyyyyyyy
     
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    Nice rig, Guillaume! Patrick does beautiful work on those old beasts.
     
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    Guillaume, congrats! The camera is beautiful but I know the photos will be even more so! I had one just like this. I think about 7 or 8 11X14's ago. The Deardorff turned out to be the keeper even though it is VERY heavy.
     
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    Very nice. It looks like your camera is a lot sturdier than my 11x14 New Improved Empire State View Camera. What is the maximum bellows extension on your rig? Jon
     
  21. Guillaume Zuili

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    Bellows extension is 28. No crazy close up here but that's fine.
    :smile:
     
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    Hey I've got a fancy schmancy 12mp digital thing that I'll trade you for that! C'mon, take the deal, take the deal...!

    P.S. Okay, maybe if I include free shipping????
     
  23. Guillaume Zuili

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    And a life time warranty ?

    :smile: :smile: :smile:
     
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    Current film availability for ULF

    oops, see new post, same forum.
     
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