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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    ...then I went to Rennebaum Park where the city has a big bin of (free!) ice skates for anyone who wants to try their luck. Found these two there, then tried some ice skating myself. Ouch, stupid...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Tuco: You had a great day on the bridge, finding wonderful complexity. The 60mm lens was perfect for the best perspectives.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    The lake froze over and I went out to see the intrepid ice fishermen. TriX under weak sunlight, 150mm lens. Also, this is my first roll developed at a local club darkroom....
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Deer Hollow at Gov. Dodge State Park. TriX with yellow filter, heavy overcast, scanned from film.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51831379717_ac4311be44_b.jpgDeerHollN11 LFF by John Olsen, on...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Austin: I've wondered about that bus for years too.

    Well, it's still winter here, so another from Cox Hollow Lake: TriX, yellow filter, frozen fingers, scanned from film.
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    Re: How not to drill a lens board

    I admire your tenacity in doing it by hand, but there are actually shops that do this kind of work as a way to make a living. Any local machine shop with a 4-chuck lathe can knock out a perfect hole...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Gimenosaiz: Nice project, well done.
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    Re: 51 Gallons Distilled

    Tin Can: What are the little flash units? They look useful.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Perfect camera position.
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    Re: Point Reyes Advice?

    Get Austin Granger's photo book "Elegy from the Edge of a Continent." It'll give you inspiration and locations to explore. It's a good book too. Reading the book, I'd suggest sticking with gear...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Moved from Puget Sound to Madison Wisconsin. I'll be shooting fewer puddles, I think, and a little bit more ice. This is below Cox Hollow Lake on an icy day - the tripod legs froze at extension. 80mm...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Outstanding. Really draws you in.
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Here's another Stonehenge, just after sunrise again. Scanned from 4x5 Vericolor III

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51780154633_10ea57e0af_b.jpgShengeSh2N4018Flkr by John Olsen, on Flickr
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    Re: Doors and Doorways

    (Nice image Tin Can. Reminds me of high school drivers' ed class when we saw the mandatory warning slide show.)

    Madrid door, scanned from 1988 Vericolor III neg. Focal plane could have been...
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Continuing with scanning the unexplored archives from 1988, here's Stonehenge on a December sunrise: Vericolor III in Toyo 45F
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    Kevin, Your "Backwater" is very nice. Congrats.
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Thanks, and now I'll try your patience with a rooftop shot at Casa Milo in Barcelona. Some people feel these chimney forms are threatening; they're certainly the product of a genius. Scanned from...
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Last castle shot - I promise. Burgos, Spain.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51725229679_6af5e4fb30_b.jpgBurgos008 b Flkr by John Olsen, on Flickr
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Cloister San Juan: With the 90mm lens this made for a difficult choice of best place to put the focal plane, also how much rise I could take in the front.
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Here's another view then. At dawn's early light from the valley below.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51718191509_42c767198b_b.jpgSegovia am006Flkr by John Olsen, on Flickr
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Ok, I've got a new toy to revisit a lot of old film. I hope this won't get to be a bore, but it's been on my to-do list for 30+ years. Segovia on Vericolor III, Type S. Scanned today on the V850.
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    It was a race to get my 4x5 up the hill before he hobbled away. It really puts your speed of composition and shooting to the test.
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    An exercise on my new V850 scanner. Old man in front of old castle at Turegano, Spain on old film shot in 1988.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51711104863_0dbd2d7664_b.jpgOldmanspainFlkr by...
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    Well, they're called safe lights for a reason. I tried using a red LED in my safelight and it was mighty convenient, but fogged the paper after a few minutes. I had to dim it to the point that it...
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    Re: Is Dektol supposed to be brown?

    I mixed my first batch of brown Dektol on the day I had my septic system pumped. The similarity was unsettling. However, the brown mixture stayed active just as long as the white stuff had. There was...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Love it. looks very mystical.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Tuco, If you can store my darkroom sinks until you move, I would like for you to have them (free of course). This goes for any LFFers in the Puget Sound area. Come and get 'em.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Here's the last of my Industrial Glamour project. Started with a 1949 Vincent Rapide and ended with this 1975 Ducati. Closing down my darkroom to move and won't have any new work for some months....
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    Toss 'em. The days and creative energy you waste shooting with free film aren't worth it. One roll will be fine, the next two will be badly fogged. There are enough uncertainties with composition,...
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    Re: Dark images trend?

    I'm noticing this in photo-journalism. Maybe it's current culture trend. Or maybe the news is just dark in emotion. I think it might be overdone.
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    Re: Post Your Waterfalls

    Well worth the walk, nice one.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Micro landscape here : Wheat in Pratt's field. 150mm lens w. yellow filter, TriX film, scanned from print.
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51294452962_f63a07f290_b.jpgPrattWheat LFF by John...
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    Very interesting. What's the physical scale here? If you could do a series of these we'd have an alternative to the traditional "equivalents" genre.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    That's a piece of real history. Thanks for posting it.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Austin: You've been very busy, the St. Helens work is fascinating.

    Here's my recent find. A 1916 Harley Davidson that CycleBarn let me photograph. It's usually in storage, but I happened to be...
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    Re: Medium Format Infrared Images

    This one is especially interesting. Great image.
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    Re: Darkroom print and data filing system

    I don't think a word doc is the best way to do this. The most important part of my records are the series of sketches showing burn and dodge areas and times as I work toward a final print. Those are...
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    Re: Dating your prints

    I date with the time the negative was made. That sets my copyright at the earliest time. Prints can be rolling out for decades afterward, but the original copyright is at the earlier time.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Very nice. They hold my eye as individuals, and the set has a lot of interest.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    A very nice 1974 Norton 850 Commando came to my garage on Saturday as part of the Washington Vintage Motorcyclists poker run. TriX film, yellow filter on 80mm lens, scanned from print.
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