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  1. Re: Amazing collection of glassplates - Costică Acsinte

    The intensity of this one blows me away. The shadows on the face are perfect
    https://live.staticflickr.com/4366/36275213874_15eef4fa9a_b.jpgca_20170908_006 by Costică Acsinte, on Flickr
  2. Re: Amazing collection of glassplates - Costică Acsinte

    Oh nice find!
  3. Amazing collection of glassplates - Costică Acsinte

    I found this treasure trove and couldn't see it was posted on LFPF (maybe I fumbled the search)

    Costică Acsinte (sometimes spelled Axinte) was a romanian war photographer who, after discharg,...
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    Re: Images FOR CRITIQUE

    Larry, Frankly speaking, I MUCH prefer your version and here's why. The studio shot is close the baroque (right diagonal) and in keeping with that it is light and airy, it is intentionally designed...
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    Re: Still Life Images, 2013

    Christopher, thanks!! I know I still have a long way to go, your image above is wonderful tonally. I feel I've made more progress in the past few months than in the past few years. I love exploring...
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    Re: Still Life Images, 2013

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8228/8492269654_db570b7109_b.jpg

    This was shot on a Linhof Techno view camera, Schneider Kreusnach 120mm APO ASPH. One light setup. I would greatly appreciate...
  7. Re: What is more important to you...image or print?

    The finalisation of one's painstaking efforts is what matters to me, it doesn't have to be a print, but the job must be done, it must be complete and have been completed to the best of one's ability,...
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    Re: Harman Direct Positive Images

    Dear @gambaphoto, Please keep trying, but I strongly suggest a need to slow down and read carefully through the information from the Ilford website, it's really important, don't rush things. It says...
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    Re: September 2012 portraits

    There was a Korean Violinist, Kyungwah Chung in the 50s who held the violin against her cheek in a very loose fashion. Probably the original asian bird with a violin. Might be worth a look, as she...
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    Re: Flowers Anyone?

    Wow Jonathan, you've found an instant colloidian process!! Nice image, it really pops.
    Paul
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    Re: Harman Direct Positive Images

    Nathan, You can order direct from Ilford in the UK. The Harman Express Website.




    That's beautiful Galorette ... Alice through the looking glass! I love the way the image in the mirror looks...
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    Re: Photographs of Windows

    Thankyou.

    This image the bothered me for a long time before I finally bought the clamp needed to get the camera high enough to remove all the air-con's etc that were higher up. The fact the sink...
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    Re: Harman Direct Positive Images

    Ok, finally got this down. Here's my development process: 125ml of Ilford Multigrade (9+1), 5 mins @ 20'C, constant agitation in a Paterson Orbital. 1-shot process. 200ml water stop, 1 min. 125ml...
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    Re: What did you compose at Water’s Edge?

    Thanks John! Here's the same place about 20 mins earlier (that light suddenly broke through on a rather grim evening).

    Chamonix 8x10, Fuji 240A @ F16 on Harman Direct Positive Paper. Not sure what...
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    Re: What did you compose at Water’s Edge?

    http://www.wentbackward.com/img/s4/v62/p379643540-5.jpg

    Linhof Techno. Rodenstock HR40. About 10mm of Rise
  16. Re: Protecting an archival pigmented ink print

    Here in HK we have terrible problems with humidity. Two seasons, hot'n'wet or cold'n'wet. It's sub-tropical. Canon papers seem to resist emulsion bloom better than Epson but I still don't trust it....
  17. Re: Why should I NOT buy a IQ back and ditch my 4x5s?

    I went through a painful experience, going to an IQ160 + DF + Alpa to replace my Nikon and 4x5. I kept my Nikon film body but use a Sony DSLR because DSLRs work around poor talent (I cannot use an...
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    Re: Still-Life Images, 2012

    this is photography and this forum at it's very best!! Thankyou for the insights and sharing personal stories.
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    Re: Plitvice Lakes

    Really like the composition here. Very complex, nicely done. I find it needs looking at over and over, from the cloud at the top, then eyes cascade down the image following the water to finally...
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    Re: August 2012 Portraits

    That's a stunning image. Beautiful family too!
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    Re: Harman Direct Positive Images

    Had another go today, man the contrast on this paper is fierce! Will definitely need to pre-flash the next ones. Although nothing I'm going to post image-wise, the good news is this:

    So using FB...
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    Re: Self Portraits

    Here's one on fuji instant film, Toyo 45AIIX.
    http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3649/3375948064_809213730e_z_d.jpg
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    Re: Around the house?

    I took this a few years back, 6x9 roll film on a Toyo 54AII. I actually used a step ladder to get this shot!!

    http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3514/3289910911_30f805e1b7_o_d.jpg
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    Re: Harman Direct Positive Images

    That last one is amazing Bracan!

    I had my first attempt today, but underexposed it as my meter can't go low enough and I forgot to double the exposure times! Gah! Night time now, so will try...
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    Re: What did you compose at Water’s Edge?

    Giovanni, I really like this one:

    http://gelatina.altervista.org/Gaina%20Falls%202012/content/images/large/Gaina_07.jpg

    (I just right clicked your large image on your website and said "Copy...
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    Re: soft focus landscape

    This is lovely David. Have not seen much of this lens character. The focus fall-off is so smooth, buoyant almost
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    Re: July 2012 Portraits

    thumbs up to Grandma, god bless her!
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    Re: Harman Direct Positive Images

    bracan, much prefer the back lighting on the latest ones!

    4 boxes on the way to me in HK. I already have an 8x10 with 3 holders. One of my 4x5 lenses can cover. The suspense is building!
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    Re: Source for new drive belt

    Hi John, I did find those guys but they have a very limited choice of thin drive belts, seems the world has gone completely towards these toothed belts. I might be able to change the pulleys. Will...
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    Source for new drive belt

    Hello!

    I'm trying to find a new drive belt for a Paterson Auto ColourTherm that I use for processing film. The drive belt stretched and I kind of shelved my 4x5 for a while. I'm now trying to get...
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    Re: Still-Life Images, 2012

    Well done, stunning improvement from the earlier one! Love that faint spill to the middle background, really makes it pop.
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    Re: Harman Direct Positive Images

    ok, can clarify it's only RC that has gone back to the drawing board. Have placed my order for FB now.
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    End of Velvia for LF

    See this announcement on BJP

    :(:mad:
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    Re: Harman Direct Positive Images

    ok, I'll email them again and see if FB is available.
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    Re: Harman Direct Positive Images

    I guess it's ok to post this reply from them to me.
  36. Thread: beach

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    Re: beach

    Dear Maris, Do you sell prints?
    - Paul
  37. Thread: Nude

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    Re: Nude

    Jim, I believe that's Fanny Cheuk, quite a well known photographer in hong kong. You can find her work here and here
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    Re: Harman Direct Positive Images

    It seems Ilford are not making anymore for the time being whilst they work out some production issues :(
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    Re: For the Soft Focus lovers

    Sounds like a day when many passions came together!! Very nice set!

    -Paul
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    Re: What did you compose at Water’s Edge?

    Wow, tour de force! Love the movement feel like I'm being washed away!
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