portrait by soft focus lens

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  1. eric.tung

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    Nice Image, I have a fujinon 180 Sf for 4x5 and i also have the mamiya 150sf for the RB, I would like see this image again same pose but with her looking at the camera.
     
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    That looks great. I've had an imagon mounted in an RB67 shutter for a while, but I never really used it much since I only have one of the three aperture disks.
     
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    Nice indeed.
    I like the first photo in that series (also a bit of motion blur?) too.
     
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    Can anyone recommend soft focus lenses for each of the 4x5, 5x7 and 8x10 formats?
    If a lens could be used well for e.g. 5x7 AND 8X10 that would be good to know.
    Any lenses to not consider for one reason or another?
    Thanks
     
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    Sorry,
    I didn't see the above post by Dan.
     
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    I would like to recommend to use the famous Carl Zeiss SOFTAR I and II filters, which are available in almost any size through HELIOPAN. These soft filters are providing a very nice soft image by keeping most of the image sharpness. Not cheap but worth any Nickel.:wink:
     
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    I like those pictures, makes me want to get a soft focus lens!

    Jeff
     
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    Very nice! What disc and setting (open or closed) did you use for number 4 and 5?
     
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    Hi Dan, thanks for the link. It is so informative and the lenses are so tempting!

    E.
     
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    perhaps the motion blur is from my shutter pressed. Those photos were taken under ambient light from her left side windows and that one was about taken at 1/8 seconds if I don't forget. My best try with my sl66. ;-)
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    Hi, I remember it should be the H7.7-H9.5 with open. Enjoy!
    E.