Testing vintage cameras
Today was a great day! Yes. One of the things I like most is to make photographs. If you make a large format camera with a wooden early last century, the better.
For issues that now I can not explain, I went at David friend's home to try a couple of vintage cameras. Apparently they do not have name or brand or model they are old, but besides valuable, we could verify that work perfectly.
So I brought a little revealing paper, fixer and a box of paper Ilford Multigrade RC de Luxe, mate and 4x5. " A photo paper, 10x15 cm negative !!
Well, aided by a light bulb 500W continuous photometer in hand and we proceeded to load the chassis, with the focus frosted glass ... and lock ourselves in the bathroom for a while with the magical chemistry.
The cameras used are these:
Here are some of the results. Models are not exactly the most handsome of Barcelona, but we did not have anybody more ;)
With big camera:
With the camera not so great: