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Forum: New products and offers 18th June 2021, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,039
Posted By Renato Tonelli
I use it with warm-tone papers; very clean...

I use it with warm-tone papers; very clean whites. It lasts a very long time as a stock solution.
However, one of its components, Glycin has a very short life in its pure state. Therefore, you need...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 4th June 2021, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Renato Tonelli
Update: Took it to the Camera Doctor in NYC...

Update:
Took it to the Camera Doctor in NYC yesterday.
Diagnosis: the worm gear is gummed up. He will access it from underneath the front standard, clean it and re-lube it.

I was reluctant to...
Forum: Books 4th June 2021, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,995
Posted By Renato Tonelli
Wonderful. Walker Evans is the only Photographer...

Wonderful. Walker Evans is the only Photographer whose work I am familiar with and have a few of his monographs.

I lament the loss of the Polaroid positive/negative film; the quality was...
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 31st May 2021, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Renato Tonelli
I appreciate the tips and the sense of humor :)

I appreciate the tips and the sense of humor :)
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 29th May 2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Renato Tonelli
I did indeed check the manual and someone...

I did indeed check the manual and someone translated the appropriate sentences. The upper knob is supposed to control the Lateral Shift.

By what mechanism this is able to reach the base (curved,...
Forum: Art and aesthetics 29th May 2021, 01:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,547
Posted By Renato Tonelli
I have been enjoying the channels of both John...

I have been enjoying the channels of both John Finch and pentaxpete; they are both very informative and enjoyable.
Forum: Cameras - Large Format 29th May 2021, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 953
Posted By Renato Tonelli
Voigtlander Bergheil 9x12 Shift Control Not Moving

I can't figure out how to get the Lateral Shift to work on a new to me Voigtlander Bergheil 9x12 Camera.

As best as I can tell, the top left knurled knob is supposed to control the the Lateral...
Forum: Photography in general 19th November 2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,364
Posted By Renato Tonelli
Ebay’s ‘Global Shipping Program’ is very...

Ebay’s ‘Global Shipping Program’ is very expensive. It is attractive to sellers because the service handles the Customs forms, etc.
I try to offer shipping that I will handle on my own, but as...
Forum: Articles 20th January 2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 35,627
Posted By Renato Tonelli
This is my favourite enlarger; I have both the...

This is my favourite enlarger; I have both the Multigraph and Colorhead.
The only problem with the Multigraph is that I need to recalibrated it for the two papers I use: Ilford Multigrade FB and...
Forum: Sale or Wanted 18th January 2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 705
Posted By Renato Tonelli
The second image in the post made me smile. In...

The second image in the post made me smile. In the late 1970's, one of my first full-time jobs was working for a photo lab; they trained me to be a custom printer, which meant that I would be working...
Forum: Photography in general 12th December 2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,215
Posted By Renato Tonelli
Thank you for the link; Another relatively...

Thank you for the link; Another relatively unknown photographer well-worth knowing.

Beautiful work.
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 2nd December 2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,576
Posted By Renato Tonelli
My favourite lens for 35mm is 40mm; I have Pentax...

My favourite lens for 35mm is 40mm; I have Pentax 40mm for my Pentax LX, a Voigtlander 40mm for the Leica M2, a Rollei 40mm for the Leica LTM and finally, the fixed-mount 40mm on the Rollei35.
Forum: Photography in general 17th March 2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,371
Posted By Renato Tonelli
Thank you for bringing this to our attention....

Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Fascinating life-story. I am familiar with his documentary/journalism work - very compelling.

On an somewhat amusing side-note for me: I know his...
Forum: Equipment miscellaneous 2nd December 2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,635
Posted By Renato Tonelli
I bought the same one some time ago- there is...

I bought the same one some time ago- there is only one place for such poor quality items: the trash.
I have a very old one made by Linhof which is absolutely raliable - unfortunately it only fits...
Forum: Darkroom 27th November 2017, 03:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,031
Posted By Renato Tonelli
Thatís very reassuring. Thank you.

Thatís very reassuring. Thank you.
Forum: Darkroom 26th November 2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,031
Posted By Renato Tonelli
I do - I have been using it since the mid-1970's!...

I do - I have been using it since the mid-1970's! Never a problem. When I moved up to 5x4 in the 1990's I bought a Durst L1200.
Forum: Darkroom 25th November 2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,031
Posted By Renato Tonelli
Reviving this old thread with this in mind: ...

Reviving this old thread with this in mind:

I am thinking of having a Heiland LED Head installed in my Durst M601 to start with.
I would like to use the RH Designs Professional Stop Clock and...
Forum: Members Announcements 24th January 2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,679
Posted By Renato Tonelli
Received the book yesterday. The work is...

Received the book yesterday.

The work is absolutely beautiful and the book production itself is of the highest quality.

Congratulations!
Forum: Introductions 17th April 2016, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,983
Posted By Renato Tonelli
Thank you all!

Thank you all!
Forum: Introductions 16th April 2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,983
Posted By Renato Tonelli
...and I have made a silly mistake: my last name...

...and I have made a silly mistake: my last name is Tonelli.

Is it possible to change it?

(I really don't like it when computers auto-fill)
Forum: Introductions 16th April 2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,983
Posted By Renato Tonelli
Greetings from New York City

A brief introduction-

I have been doing film and darkroom photography since the mid-1970's. I photograph in various formats - from 35mm to 10x8in - and develop and print all of my work. I...
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