Large Format Photography Forum

Welcome to the Large Format Photography Forum.

  1. Site Forums Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. A link to articles on the Large Format Photography Home Page.

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    3. Announcements and news about the LF Photography site, including home page articles, Forum changes and downtime.

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    4. Questions and answers about the LF Photography Home Page and Forum.

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      • Threads: 668
      • Posts: 12,525
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    1. Non-repetitive announcements about LF related gallery openings, workshops, new books, trade shows, and other educational opportunities.
      Events can also be added to the forum Calendar.

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      • Threads: 3,083
      • Posts: 33,009
    2. Business aspects of LF photography, including legal, marketing and promotion.

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      • Threads: 1,324
      • Posts: 27,324
    3. Large format cameras of all types, 8x10 and smaller.

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      • Threads: 15,243
      • Posts: 185,018
    4. LF cameras of all types having a diagonal of 13" or larger.

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      • Threads: 209
      • Posts: 4,032
    5. All about darkroom hardware: enlargers, lenses, easels, exhaust fans, etc.

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      • Threads: 3,790
      • Posts: 45,449
    6. Traditional film, film processing, lab processing, chemistry, paper, traditional printing processes and conservation.

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      • Threads: 12,691
      • Posts: 153,199
    7. Large format digital hardware (cameras and backs (having a capture area of nominally 4x5 or larger), scanners, printers, etc.)

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      • Threads: 3,189
      • Posts: 44,100
    8. Software, printing, workflow

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      • Threads: 2,287
      • Posts: 29,620
    9. Large-format wet plate photography--equipment, chemistry, techniques, and examples.

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      • Threads: 59
      • Posts: 1,305
    10. Questions about photographic accessories (not lens or camera body accessories) like tripods, bags, meters, etc.

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      • Threads: 4,006
      • Posts: 50,494
    11. Post your own large-format images (based on 4"x5" or larger format) for sharing and discussion. Critiques should only be offered if requested by the original poster.

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      • Threads: 1,134
      • Posts: 118,708
    12. Post your own images of other formats and types here for sharing and discussion. All roll film formats (rolls less than 4" wide) and medium-format digital formats belong here, regardless of camera used. Critiques should only be offered if requested by the original poster.

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      • Threads: 145
      • Posts: 29,698
    13. Discuss Large Format Lenses & Lens Accessories (including lenses capable of being used on ULF)

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      • Threads: 13,987
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    14. - discussions of how to build, restore or repair large format cameras and equipment or accessories for handling large format negatives (4x5 and larger).

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      • Threads: 1,430
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    15. Discussions of artificial lighting techniques used in the studio and outside the studio.

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      • Threads: 133
      • Posts: 2,302
    16. Discuss questions about places to photograph, including conditions in transit and how to travel with equipment.

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      • Threads: 2,241
      • Posts: 34,611
    17. Discuss aesthetics, philosophy, history, photographers and photographs.

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      • Threads: 3,333
      • Posts: 74,388
    18. Labs, education, workshops, services, stores and places to find information on LF photography. Commercial posts are prohibited except by approval of the moderators, see the guidelines before posting.

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      • Threads: 1,714
      • Posts: 20,264
    19. For questions about exposure, meters, Zone system, or advice on photographing specific subjects.

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      • Threads: 2,721
      • Posts: 43,072
  3. Community Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Introduce yourself or share your recent plunge into LF photography.

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      • Threads: 1,777
      • Posts: 15,920

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    2. Information & questions about organized LF groups & unofficial meet-ups.
      Events can also be added to the froum Calendar.

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      • Threads: 463
      • Posts: 7,156
    3. A forum for announcements of a commercial nature related to large format photography. Moderator approval is required before posting promotional items.

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      • Threads: 248
      • Posts: 4,543
    4. Kickstarter projects that are photography-related may be announced once, and once only, in this section only. All subsequent discussion of that Kickstarter campaign must be confined to that thread. Projects of no interest to photographers (in the judgement of the moderators) will be removed.

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      • Threads: 98
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