Switch to English Language Passer en langue française Omschakelen naar Nederlandse Taal Wechseln Sie zu deutschen Sprache Passa alla lingua italiana
Members: 71,901   Posts: 1,584,505   Online: 1044
      
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    studiocarter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Pittsburgh
    Shooter
    ULarge Format
    Posts
    92

    New plate from plate holder in a Bender

    A Bender 4x5 with a Primo plate holder and a hand poured Liquid Light emulsion made this image developed in D-76 for way too long because it was way underexposed. Nevertheless, scanners are wonderful.

  2. #2
    Ken Nadvornick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Monroe, WA, USA
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    3,644
    Images
    48
    That's pretty cool, hand-making both the camera and the film. If you had also mixed your own D-72, you'd be almost completely off the grid. Well, almost. Lenses not so much...

    (Somebody needs to hire a local teenager to mow some lawns?)

    Ken
    "They are the proof that something was there and no longer is. Like a stain. And the stillness of them is boggling. You can turn away but when you come back they’ll still be there looking at you."

    — Diane Arbus, March 15, 1971, in response to a request for a brief statement about photographs

  3. #3
    studiocarter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Pittsburgh
    Shooter
    ULarge Format
    Posts
    92

    Old camera

    Hi,
    The camera was bought already made but I did restore the Primo 4x5 I used just prior to getting it. And last year I took an egg Albumen class and made a pretty good gold toned one from a plate shot with the Primo. The frame was only $20.



 

APUG PARTNERS EQUALLY FUNDING OUR COMMUNITY:



Contact Us  |  Support Us!  |  Advertise  |  Site Terms  |  Archive  —   Search  |  Mobile Device Access  |  RSS  |  Facebook  |  Linkedin