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Widepan 6x12cm Roll Film Holder on Cambo Wide 470

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Since my earlier post and description of my new Widepan 6x12 rfh, it is time I posted an update.   Having used it extensively during the past 8 months, it has proven to be very reliable.  All parts still function as they should, nothing has fallen off or broken and the frame spacing remains consistent after several dozen rolls of film.  It has proven to be comparable in construction and materials and at least as reliable as a Horseman 6x12 rfh at a cheaper cost.   Overall, I'm pleased with it and feel comfortable in recommending it as an alternative to a used Horseman rfh.  Although Widepan seem to have ceased manufacturing some time ago, I purchased mine new and unused from Ebay, so there may still be a few available.

I'm also really enjoying the combination of the Super Angulon 47xl lens on the Cambo Wide and Ilford Delta 100 film on the 6x12cm format.  The image of Tryfan below, taken at the time of my earlier description of the Widepan back in January, has been printed to…

UK Landscape Photographer Steve Walton's New Landscape Photography Website

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My new landscape photography blogsite is now live at www.uklandscapephotographer.com

This doesn't mean the end of Hard Light, quite the opposite as it will continue to ramble on in much the same way.  My previous landscape photography website was blighted by being Flash based, which of course is useless, and it's long past time I rebuilt it on a mobile device and seo friendly platform.  Wordpress is the vehicle, self-hosted with a custom ProPhoto theme to integrate with my wedding photography websites.  What I'm aiming for here is a recognisable presence  (I dislike the pretence of a 'brand') that is unique to myself and hopefully attracts interest.  I have had a lot of interest in my landscape work over the years from other photographers and UKLP is mainly aimed at showing not only what I do, but how I do it, what gear I use and why I do it.  I hope my small band of followers and regular readers of Hard Light will find the time to drop in to the new site from tim…