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    Re: Collodion - Wet Plate Images

    Thanks Alex,
    It was a great day for shooting. Clear blue sky, lots of UV about. You can see Madalaine squinting slightly due to the brightness of the light all around. Love it when a shoot goes as...
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    Re: Collodion - Wet Plate Images

    Yesterday's effort with the wonderful Madalaine:

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    5x7 CGA
    Poe Boy collodion
    Hypo fix
    Black Art camera w/ 300mm Zeiss f/4.5
    5 seconds, outdoor shade
    Curves adjusted slightly in PS
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    Re: Collodion - Wet Plate Images

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    'Lilies'
    (Lilly holding a lily)
    Old Reliable collodion, no ether, CGA
    Studio CFLs @ 16 seconds
    No headbrace
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    Re: Collodion - Wet Plate Images

    One week shooting wetplate and I'm fairly happy with the result so far!
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    Clear glass ambrotype
    Poe Boy collodion formula
    Black Art Woodcraft 8x10 camera
    w/ 8" no-name brass petzval @ f/4.5...
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    Re: Show off your camera!

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    8x10 wet plate camera. Just received from Steve @ Black Art Woodcraft.
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    Re: Your camera history?

    Starting in 1984:
    Minolta SG-1
    Minolta 7000i
    Nikon F301
    Nikon FE2
    Nikon F3 (x3)
    Mamiya C220
    Mamiya RB67 ProS
    Bronica ETRS
    Toyo 45G
  7. Thread: Nude

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    Re: Nude

    Kate's one of the best. And very patient with large format photographers :)
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    Re: Nude

    Many thanks to all for their kind comments!
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    Re: Nude

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    Kate @ Mount Alexander, 2012
    Speed Graphic w/ no-name petzval
    llford FP4+ in XTol
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    Re: Post your first (LF) shot

    Not my first LF shot, but my first 8x10 :)

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    Re: Nude

    Well I'm always open to critique / criticism! :)

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    Rosemary
    Speed Graphic w/ 150mm f/4 petzval
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    Re: Nude

    Playing with infrared and petzval lenses :)

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    Camera: Speed Graphic
    Lens: Unnamed petzval, 150mm f/4
    Film: Efke IR820 in XTol 1+1
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    Re: Nude

    Another from our waterfall shoot
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    (The waterfall itself was small and lacked visual impact,
    so most of our work that day was focused elsewhere)

    Speed Graphic w/ No-name Petzval 150mm f4
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    Re: Nude

    Thanks so much! We battled heat, humidity, mud, HUGE spiders, flies, mosquitoes and locusts to reach the location, so you can imagine how pleased I am to produce an acceptable photograph :)
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    Re: Nude

    My first serious foray into large format nudes:

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    Rosemary
    December 2010
    Speed Graphic w/ no-name 6" f/4 petzval
    Shanghai GP3 in X-Tol
    Epson V700 scanner
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    Re: Anyone else having problems with KEH?

    Currently 2/2 with KEH. Just received a replacement front element for a 240mm Symmar-S. Better than expected and at a bargain price :) There was no photo and no description in their online catalog,...
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    Re: how old are we?

    43 in a few weeks. Dabbled with LF in my early thirties, now completely hooked :)
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    Re: Heya from Australia

    /wave
    Howdy neighbour! :D
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    Re: Heya from Australia

    Hey, awesome, more Victorians! :) I'm usually fairly quiet myself, unless it's something important. I'm much more of a reader than a speaker! :)
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    Re: Heya from Australia

    Hi Carey and thanks! Must get up to your neck of the woods one day, and I'm still planning on that photographic trip to NZ! :)
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    Re: Heya from Australia

    Heya Chris,
    Great to hear from you. Thanks for the welcome. I really must get up to Canberra one day. Never been north of the Murray! :)
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    Re: Alternative printing Down-under

    Hi Paul, many thanks! I've sent them an email, so I'm hoping they can point me in the right direction :)
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    Alternative printing Down-under

    I first read about alternative printing methods way back in '84 when I started photography, and was particularly fascinated with platinum/palladium printing. Years later, and with an 8x10 camera on...
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    Re: Heya from Australia

    Oh yes, I remember hiking the Lake District in mid-October and that was cold enough! :D
    Convoy sounds like a plan :)
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    Re: Heya from Australia

    Hey Vick,
    Aw, Australian Shepherds are adorable. Lucky you! I'm owned by a ginger cat called Jonesy, and he doesn't like having his photo taken :P Just my luck, but I guess trying to photograph an...
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    Re: Heya from Australia

    Hey Brian,
    Cheers, great to be here and lurk all these wonderful threads. Hope to have some work up in the new year when I can finally get some of it scanned. I'm from Bendigo, which is not too far...
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    Re: Heya from Australia

    Hi Michael
    Thanks for the welcome! I'll head on over to the other thread and poke around. Cheers!
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    Re: Heya from Australia

    Hi Lachlan,
    I hail from Bendigo, central VIC. Used to be a quiet country town but now a bit too big for my tastes. Now it's not so easy to pitch a tripod in the middle of the main street! :D
    A...
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    Heya from Australia

    A big hello from Oz! A recent member of this rather fine site, so I thought I'd better say hi and let you all know a little something about myself (briefly, promise!)

    Basically I've been an avid...
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    Re: Show off your camera!

    Hi all,

    This is my first post on the forums and I thought I'd show everyone my fixer-upper, a Toyo 45G! Currently I think it has the 150mm Schneider lens attached, but there is also a Schneider...
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