[rollei_list] Re: Rolleikin musing

6.5x9cm Efke sheets for the Rollei TLR plates adapter are available
from Freestyle, a friend of mine bought a 25 ISO box to me last year
and I still have several sheets, there is ISO 100 too.-

Carlos

2009/11/17 Robert Lilley <54moggie@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> This discussion of alternative Rolleiflex formats has me thinking of the 6x9 
> sheet film backs.  Sheet film doesn't require transport like the Rolleikin 
> and as such it is just a matter of creating various masks for the film 
> chamber and viewing screen.  Alas, to my knowledge, 6x9 sheet film is no 
> longer available.  I suppose one could cut 9x12 Efke sheets down but it seems 
> a waste especially when you consider that just a portion of the 6x9 sheet 
> will be exposed.   I guess there was always this waste factor using the sheet 
> film backs.
>
> I like using masks like the Rolleikin on the view finder.  I find it very 
> easy to compose the picture as the entire format is centered within the the 
> view finder like a picture on a wall .  I often shoot 6x9 in a roll film back 
> and 9x12 sheets on my 4x5 for this same reason.    For me picture making has 
> always been a view finder thing.
>
> Rob
> On Nov 17, 2009, at 10:46 AM, Robert Meier wrote:
>
>> Sanders --  That's easily done.   Shoot 120 film and crop it under the 
>> enlarger.   You can even take the 24mm section out of the top of the image 
>> giving you a rising front, in effect, on your Rollei.   Bob
>>
>>
>> On Nov 17, 2009, at 1:20 AM, Sanders McNew wrote:
>>
>>> Rolleikins never interested me but this discussion
>>> got me to thinking:  Has anyone ever hacked a
>>> Rolleiflex and Rolleikin to create a 24x60 format?
>>>
>>> Possible?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Nov 17, 2009, at 1:06 AM, FreeLists Mailing List Manager wrote:
>>>
>>>> Elias, isn‚t the Rolleikin a slow cumbersome device for 35mm.
>>>> Marvin.
>>>
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