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    Re: Darkroom Renovation Phase 1

    Replace the florescent lights with Led's. Only show people the view from the vantage point of photo one ;) Put the Enlargers on a dedicated counter or custom built table.
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    Redwood grid for Darkroom sink.

    I've seen a few darkroom sinks have a Redwood grid that lifts up stuff put inside to allow draining. Any thoughts why Redwood should be used versus say plastic used for the same reason?
    I've a good...
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    Re: Omega Enlarger Timer Problem

    With a Condenser Lamp house no stabilized power is required, so you actually can pull the stabilizer off the back of power supply. The six pin plug provides 22.5 v At one point I made a diagram for...
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    Re: Omega Enlarger Timer Problem

    No. You plug the enlarger lamphouse into the stabilizer, the 6 pins are for a Chromega Dichroic Lamphouse stabilized to 22.5 Volts. Omega makes a short cord for use of Condenser lamp houses. That is...
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    Re: Omega Enlarger Timer Problem

    Yes sir it does.
  6. Re: Correct Omega D lens cone for 150mm lens?

    I worked for Omega for ten years, I was always doing this sort of research. In short you need the focal distance of said lens between the rear element of the lens regardless of focal length and the...
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    Re: Printing Images on Card stock.

    Thank you, this is what I was looking for in terms of help.
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    Re: Printing Images on Card stock.

    These are all great ideas and helpful, I found that the card stock I have produces an acceptable result for text, therefore I'll be printing the message portion of my cards on the card stock then...
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    Printing Images on Card stock.

    Greetings!

    So I've been away from this group for sometime. This is one group with a wide enough foot print to find an Expert! Every year I do a bit of print on demand birthday and holiday cards....
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    Re: arista e-6 with jobo

    Actually, the suggestion from Jobo for use with drums (especially Expert drums) and color chemistry is to preheat the drum in the bath, with the drum rotating. I would add that you should monitor...
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    Re: arista e-6 with jobo

    The idea is not just to monitor the chemistry in a beaker when color processing, if the temperature in the lower bath is correct the upper trough temp at the drum can be a good amount higher, enough...
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    Re: arista e-6 with jobo

    Adjacent to Brian's statement, if you are checking the temperature be aware that Jobo CPP-2 were or should be calibrated where the temperature comes out of the outlet in the trough. That temp will be...
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    Re: Driving Down To Death Valley

    We stayed in Beatty at the Atomic Inn, also ate in the 3? places :) there to eat. I also tried Sierra Nevada pale ale for the second time - it is a much different ale when purchased close to the...
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    Re: Driving Down To Death Valley

    I went to Death Valley this past September, I FedEx'd my 4x5 gear to a NV FedEx location. We then drove from Nevada to Death Valley. Upon opening my camera at the hotel that first day I found my...
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    Re: Calumet Closing!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Most folks in the USA have heard of Calumet, I will miss thier presence in the photoworld- only because less competion out there equals less choice. But there are still other stores I have liked...
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    Re: Hanging 44" prints

    How much do you want for the print? I have pretty certain demographics that say cheap framing equals people that won't buy the image. If you are going to glaze a larger image you need to use plexi, I...
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    Re: California water shortage

    Quite a few years back, I had a darkroom in my parent's house, we always had a well that produced enough water to bath and drink but we were conservative. At my first home it was under 15 gallons per...
  18. Thread: film

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    Re: film

    You know I've been doing photo since I was eighteen, and LF since my twenties. This year I turned 50 and one likes to think you know a lot after so much time, I gotta say this is one of the most...
  19. Re: grade 4 paper vs. vc paper and Chromega head

    I suppose that will work, I think either way its a long exposure on the paper. Knowing what grade the paper is capable of and what CI the negative has, are two benefits.
  20. Re: grade 4 paper vs. vc paper and Chromega head

    Old Chromega heads ended at 150CC, Newer ones ended at 170cc. Typically you would need to add more Magenta to get to get a grade five. The only way to know if you can get a grade five is to print a...
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    Re: Jobo Multitank 2 & 2509 - How much liquid?

    Hi Søren;

    Where do they stick then? & are you using bi-direction rotational cycles?
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    Re: Mail-order frame source? Pre-built?

    Tru Vue Ar is good stuff, one side produces the best result it has a very slight texture on the out side, the glass also has a slight red bias which makes it more color pleasant than standard window...
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    Re: running a job in one direction

    It will be fine until that causes it to stop running.
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    Re: Print Pricing

    I think you are correctly stating this, Like any other business you have to pay attention. In weddings and portraiture you can make the most money. But you have to be a people person, you have to be...
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    Re: Print Pricing

    It seems like a lot but not all photographers sort of lag behind making the kind of money they should, would or could like to make. When I see some art and what it does sell for I scratch my head,...
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    Re: Print Pricing

    I am going to trepidly step back into this discussion, and add something else to consider- hopefully my words will be read carefully before I am jumped all over: Would you sell your prints at...
  27. Re: Jobo Expert drum demo video posted - have a look inside an expert drum

    I've been considering a small Nitrogen burst system, I envision building (Tig welding) the tanks and plumbing the system, my previous experience at the old Omega Arkay, taught me it should not be so...
  28. Re: Shelf Life of Fuji Crystal Archive Type II Paper

    Well always refrigerated RA paper could still be good, testing it is really the only way to know. If you have a control negative and a densitometer you can easily know how far off it may be. When I...
  29. Re: Print Pricing: comment on forum interaction and moderation

    I think this forum is a valuable resource. Sometimes one (Like me) forgets that it is provided at N/C at others expense. I am as guilty of occassional forgetting this-as I surmise are others- for...
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    Re: Print Pricing

    100 percent accurate.
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    Re: Print Pricing

    I base my one off price on what an edition has the potentional to make me. Typically I sell 16x20 prints for a meer 100 dollars each- If some one wants to buy out the whole edition of a negative then...
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    Re: Print Pricing

    This is just plain crap.
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    Re: Print Pricing

    If his name is recognized. Most places like cash- no BS required.
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    Re: Print Pricing

    That is my point- which you missed. Same price regardless.
  35. Re: Jobo Expert drum demo video posted - have a look inside an expert drum

    I guess I can sue for copy right infrigment, since I produced a video before C Labs, and It was published before they produced this one. I can dig up the link from my veiw Camera magazine article. I...
  36. Re: Jobo Expert drum demo video posted - have a look inside an expert drum

    Really? I have a 3010 bought brand new will sell for 425.00 shipped in the US today and now. How much can Jerold sell his for?
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    Re: Print Pricing

    Based on my experience, selling the work as a print should be the same price at any size IF* The image is done as a series, One number of say 100 total. What size the customer prefers should be non...
  38. Re: How do you deal with snow / inclement weather?

    I've never been fond of shooting while its percipitating, for obvious reasons and snow especially shows up as blurrs on the film. It can be nice for effect in one or two images perhaps, I have a few...
  39. Re: To those who have won photo competitions before

    Dan to directly answer, it would depend on how restrictive the first contest is, sometimes you give up rights to the image after winning. Knowing what I know now I have become careful what rights I...
  40. Re: To those who have won photo competitions before

    Many many years ago, I submitted a 35mm slide to a Baltimore radio stations calendar contest. I was in college at the time and they were giving suggestions over the air related to themes and places...
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