Showing off my Deardoff SC11, with it's new pants. (bellows)

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  1. Randy Moe

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    Last night I installed new Turner Bellows, 3 set's for 72" of extension. My first ULF camera. It's shown 10 feet in the air. I am very happy with my new bellows and look forward to shooting studio work with it. That's an unused 5x7 back on it, I am waiting on a modded 11x14 back and holders.

    I made new DIY GG's for the 4 backs I have, thanks to Ian Grant's instructions. Thanks again Ian!

    Finding a second center frame was a lucky find from a member here. Kinda rare, I think.

    1-Full new bellows web-002.jpg
     
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    /swe/ee/eet/.
     
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    you should sell tickets--that thing will be a big D R A W!

    Now you put on that L O N G lens and take advantage of that extension. No kidding--when them things are full opened up like that, you can crawl in there and use it to sleep in if times get tough.
     
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    hi randy

    did you get a recomar kodachrome 35 roll film holder for that camera ?

    i think it would be very funny to only shoot only 35mm with that beast ..
    and it comes with its own ground glass :smile:

    john
     
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    Fantastic!
     
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    That is great!

    Jeff
     
  7. Randy Moe

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    Had to look that up!

    Great idea, I'll shoot 35mm macro pano, with 1"x14" images.

    Back to the workshop...

    Maybe I'll get hybrid with D7000 and 72" of extension. Gadzooks!

     
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    Good thing , if weather is rainy , you can go inside and take a nap :smile:
     
  9. Randy Moe

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    If it's raining in my studio, it's time to move out. I have very unusual stories about water leaks (rain) in my last studio.

     
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    What did Turner charge for the work? How long of a wait? Looks great!
     
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    I'm not quoting prices on custom work.

    Turner can answer your questions best. Each camera is different.

    Call them.

     
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    Randy, just saw your BEAUTIFUL! Deardorf.Man, it really brings back memories,the first time I saw one was at the old Winona school of photography. Merle Deardorf and Art Pohlman were demonstrating studio product photos with a 32" lens for the class (pretty neat to see a couple of legends in action).The next time I saw one was at Western Auto home office photo studios and I got to use it( made me get familiar with bellows extension and reciprocity failure formulas),really loved every minute of it. Good luck with your beauty....
     
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    Thanks! It does like 30 and 35" inch lenses. It is always a pleasure to use. I am even shooting 5x7 macro with it. Basically it can do anything indoors...
     
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    Hey, Moe, that is one beautiful camera,man!