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by Alex Timmermans
Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:48 am Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: F/S £195 - 12x10 Plate Camera + 2 lenses
Replies: 1
Views: 1382

Re: F/S 12x10 (5x4 + 5x7 Backs) Plate Camera + lenses and ba

Stewart, i dropped you an emai.

Alex
by Alex Timmermans
Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:40 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: Taking Pictures
Topic: Petzval character
Replies: 7
Views: 3967

Re: Petzval character

You don't really need a 24" lens for 8x10 A 3b sometimes is to short indeed. Nowdays i make my portraits mainly with a Hermagis 420mm 4.5 petzval which is an awesome lens. And many projection lenses do have a shade. I have a 20" Hermagis which has a large shade but nog water house slots. Although it...
by Alex Timmermans
Sun Jan 15, 2012 4:58 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: Critique
Topic: Golden Vally, Gran Canaria, Spain.
Replies: 5
Views: 3596

Re: Golden Vally, Gran Canaria, Spain.

Awsome plate!
by Alex Timmermans
Thu Dec 29, 2011 8:56 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Fs hermagis eidoscope nr 2 375mm 4.5
Replies: 0
Views: 994

Fs hermagis eidoscope nr 2 375mm 4.5

I have for sale a very nice hermagis Eidoscope n2 375mm 4.5 black version it's serialnumber is 510948 which indicates it's an early black version. produced at aprox 1910. Lens is in very good shap. The lenshood has some minor dents but nothing serious. No sratches or fungus. Just some really minor s...
by Alex Timmermans
Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:06 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Last 40+ issues of B&W photo mag free to good home!
Replies: 3
Views: 966

Re: Last 40+ issues of B&W photo mag free to good home!

Pitty i don't live in England. :cry:
by Alex Timmermans
Tue Nov 29, 2011 12:19 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: Wet Processing
Topic: Samy, my little friend
Replies: 6
Views: 3920

Re: Samy, my little friend

Thanks all, for your fine comments. really appreciated ! :-D
by Alex Timmermans
Sun Nov 27, 2011 5:23 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: Wet Processing
Topic: Samy, my little friend
Replies: 6
Views: 3920

Samy, my little friend

Image

Hermagis 420mm 4.5
Black glass ambrotype
exposure time 7 secs
KCN Fixer

More : http://collodion-art.blogspot.com/2011/ ... sammy.html
by Alex Timmermans
Wed Nov 23, 2011 11:54 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Developing Plates
Replies: 5
Views: 2249

Re: Developing Plates

Pitty,

Wetplate would be perfect for this,

Alex
by Alex Timmermans
Sun Sep 11, 2011 7:15 am Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: Wet Processing
Topic: Free collodion magazine
Replies: 7
Views: 4126

Re: Free collodion magazine

Neil,

i know, it's a bit hard to find. webdesign...........
Go down to the bottom of the page and go to shop.
Than hit the HP macgcloud botton. Subscide and order. The PDF is for free.

Alex
by Alex Timmermans
Sat Sep 10, 2011 9:09 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: Wet Processing
Topic: Free collodion magazine
Replies: 7
Views: 4126

Re: Free collodion magazine

Neil Barnes wrote:Meh.

DO NOT LIKE websites which insist on using flash to scale images to suit my display. Just post the pdf and be done with it.


Just download the PDF !

alex
by Alex Timmermans
Fri Sep 09, 2011 4:03 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: Wet Processing
Topic: Free collodion magazine
Replies: 7
Views: 4126

Free collodion magazine

If you are interested in collodion photography you should get this free Fuzion magazine : http://www.fuzionmagazine.co.uk/?p=188
Also nr 1 and 2 are VERY interesting !!

AND : it's made in the UK !
Alex
by Alex Timmermans
Sun Aug 28, 2011 5:37 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Kodak 2d 13x18 cm
Replies: 7
Views: 1538

Re: Kodak 2d 13x18 cm

Thanks Jogn

it has been sold just a few days ago.
i couldn't understand myself why it took so lon.
It was a very nice camera (with a little work)

Alex
by Alex Timmermans
Sat Aug 27, 2011 11:23 am Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A question on focussing
Replies: 14
Views: 3856

Re: A question on focussing

Valerio, I wear glasses and have no problems. BUT, it al depends what kind of loupe you are using. A few months ago i bought an old Hermagis loupe. It turned out to be MUCH better than my normal loupe. Have a look at my weblog and search for loupe It was more vibrant and much easier to focus with. S...
by Alex Timmermans
Wed Aug 24, 2011 6:14 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: Early brass Hermagis Eidoscope 375 mm 5.0
Replies: 1
Views: 1139

Re: Early brass Hermagis Eidoscope 375 mm 5.0

sold , pending payment
by Alex Timmermans
Tue Aug 23, 2011 6:37 pm Etc/GMT-1+01:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to uncrew a stuck lens element.....
Replies: 4
Views: 1568

Re: How to uncrew a stuck lens element.....

Thingy wrote:If that rock hammer is a standard size that lens front element must be HUGE! :shock:

NOPE, as i said in my post : use a little hammer... :D :D