Re: A couple of questions.

From: George L Smyth ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 07/05/05-06:45:05 PM Z
Message-id: <20050706004505.86588.qmail@web33215.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

I would recommend doing what I did - purchase an old Crown or Speed Graphic.
you should be able to find one for around $100 with perehaps a Kodak 127mm
lens. That will be good enough to get started. You should also be able to
find some inexpensive 4X5" film holders on eBay. Development with either BTZS
tubes, or homemade PVC tubing will help you develop the negatives evenly
without scratches.

Cheers -

george

--- Ehud Yaniv <eyaniv@telus.net> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I have a couple of questions:
>
> 1. I now live in house with a septic field. Any advice on how to do silver
> and alt-photography without killing the thing?
> 2. Any advice on well water?
> 3. I am going to buy a 4x5 in the fall. Are there any suggestions for an
> entry level, but not too low, camera kit (camera, lenses, tripod, backs,
> etc.)? I had a 4 x5 years ago but did not really learn how to use it. I am
> now starting from scratch.
>
> Thanks for any advice.
>
> Oody
> still-light.com
>
>

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