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werra
12-29-2011, 03:10 AM
I'll give a fast shout-out to the Brooks Veriwide with 47mm Super Angulon. If I remember correctly, they covered 120, using 120/220. Any body ever try it?

Charley

I'm about to build Veriwide clone with SA 47/8 mated to old 6x9 folder. Did the same with 65/8 SA, results are absolutely lovely:
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4033/4358005361_e6d67cc5e6.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/werra/4358005361/in/photostream/)

The same 65/8 attached to 120 Holga Panoram pinhole body gives you sharp and nice 6x12:
http://farm5.staticflickr.com/4118/4880660261_63636e2ae8_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/werra/4880660261/)

Steve Smith
12-29-2011, 04:02 AM
The same 65/8 attached to 120 Holga Panoram pinhole body gives you sharp and nice 6x12

That's exactly what I was going to do before I built my 6x12 65mm camera.


Steve.

darinwc
12-31-2011, 07:18 PM
Re: the brooks verriwide.. I've been wanting one for a long time. but the prices have skyrocketed. Now run about $1500

Re: DIY 6x12 from a folder.. yeah I'd like one of those too.. unfortunately I am totally useless when it comes to building something. I probably have all the parts needed.

Chipmonk
01-21-2012, 06:21 PM
[QUOTE=Steve Smith;1273549]With film?!!!


Steve.[/QUOTE
Yes, Microsoft ICE works fine with film if the frames are scanned to digital first.

rjmeyer314
01-23-2012, 12:15 PM
I think it was Canon that made a cheap little 35mm camera, fixed speed, that would make 35mm panoramic pictures. You can probably find one on Ebay for $10 or less. I have one, and it makes decent pictures. I think my enlargements are about 8"x20".

keithwms
01-23-2012, 12:45 PM
There used to be some panorama throwaways that were actually decent. Might be possible to respool one of those and even upgrade the lens.

If you're scanning anyway then just stitch.

darinwc
01-23-2012, 02:46 PM
I think it was Canon that made a cheap little 35mm camera, fixed speed, that would make 35mm panoramic pictures. You can probably find one on Ebay for $10 or less. I have one, and it makes decent pictures. I think my enlargements are about 8"x20".

I think most of the 35mm p+s cameras that had panaorama functionality used a cropped 24x35mm frame rather than a 24x(longer than 35mm) frame.

darinwc
01-23-2012, 02:48 PM
What about the 35mm panorama adapters for medium-format cameras? I think in a TLR you will only get verticle format.
Will they work in a folder maybe?

keithwms
01-23-2012, 03:32 PM
Well you can feed 135 through almost any MF rollfilm camera, that's easy. I posted a how-to a long time ago and showed some results. You just split a 120 spool in two, clip some plastic away, and put the two ends onto a 135 can.

For the mamiya 6MF and 7/7ii there are adapters you can buy.

Steve Smith
01-23-2012, 03:50 PM
For the mamiya 6MF and 7/7ii there are adapters you can buy.

There are normal and panoramic 35mm adaptors for the Bronica ETRS too.


Steve.

keithwms
01-23-2012, 04:27 PM
Ah yes here is the advanced technology that I was describing...

44999

Takes about 5 mins to make with a decent knife.

EASmithV
01-24-2012, 01:22 AM
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Panorama-35mm-Camera-Wide-Pic-Panoramic-Lens-Focus-Free-/140675093548?pt=Film_Cameras&hash=item20c0e3942c#ht_1450wt_821

Newt_on_Swings
01-24-2012, 01:28 AM
Ah yes here is the advanced technology that I was describing...

http://www.apug.org/forums/attachments/panoramic-cameras-accessories/44999-inexpensive-entry-into-panoramic-photography-spool120_135.jpg.att

Takes about 5 mins to make with a decent knife.

Thats really cool. I saw a different mod with coins, but this looks like it'll work quite well. Can you post the link or a keyword I can search for?

Edit: On second thought its seems super simple, I just took out an empty spool and checked the dimensions of a roll of 35mm. The annoying part would be rerolling the film, or having to take it out of the darkroom.

Steve Smith
01-24-2012, 01:55 AM
The annoying part would be rerolling the film, or having to take it out of the darkroom.

You could make two and takeup the film into an empty cassette.


Steve.

darinwc
01-24-2012, 12:56 PM
Thats a VERY good idea.. i have some empty film cannisters meant for bulk loading. OMG i will have to try this.


You could make two and takeup the film into an empty cassette.


Steve.

MattKing
01-24-2012, 02:15 PM
Ah yes here is the advanced technology that I was describing...

http://www.apug.org/forums/attachments/panoramic-cameras-accessories/44999-inexpensive-entry-into-panoramic-photography-spool120_135.jpg.att

Takes about 5 mins to make with a decent knife.

One of these works great in a 220 back for an RB67. I just use a piece of tape on a 120 spool as a take up, and unload the back in the dark.

michaelbsc
01-24-2012, 04:55 PM
Ah yes here is the advanced technology that I was describing...

44999

Takes about 5 mins to make with a decent knife.

Except for the sproket holes and rebate letters what's different from just cropping a 120 negative?

keithwms
01-24-2012, 06:24 PM
Except for the sproket holes and rebate letters what's different from just cropping a 120 negative?

Some films are only available in 135 now. E.g. the HIE that I was using in the attachment. Neopan 400 is another example.

Also, why waste half a 120 frame for cropping if you know you want pano...

Besides that, it's fun and easy. And though I might have felt that sprocket holes and rebates are just a gimmick a few years ago, I am a lot more open to this sort of thing now that film is so clearly threatened.

michaelbsc
01-25-2012, 07:14 AM
For me it is an ease of use issue.

I have always viewed a sheet of 4x5 as also being a potential 6x12 panorama.

I know a lot of folks insist on being able to print the rebate. And the sproket holes do add interest. So there is merit to the technique that I appreciate. But I have never understood the the idea that people have that they can't do panorama with existing equipment just by cropping.

Sure dedicated equipment works better. But start where you are with what you have.

Ok. Rant off.

eclarke
01-25-2012, 07:37 AM
Shen Hao 617 back on a 4x5. Mine lives on a little Shen Hao TFC45-IIB with a 150 Nikkor lens. I can do vertical 617 as well as landscape and can carry a couple of 4x5 holders for a conventional photograph too..