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  1. Re: LF photogenic sites in San Francisco, Napa Valley, Muir Woods, Santa Cruz, Monter

    Might be smart to concentrate on one direction only for your photo efforts. You can spend a long time at Point Reyes with so many options available. From the Golden Gate Bridge into Marin County, The...
  2. Re: LF photogenic sites in San Francisco, Napa Valley, Muir Woods, Santa Cruz, Monter

    Might be smart to concentrate on one direction only for your photo efforts. You can spend a long time at Point Reyes with so many options available. From the Golden Gate Bridge into Marin County, The...
  3. Re: Alert about a possible problem batch of Xtol

    It was not just the smaller packages, it was also with the 5 litre packages. Somehow they keep leaving that part out whenever the topic comes up.
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    Re: What Happened to Dry Mounting Prints?

    https://www.designsinkart.com/library/M-AbridgedHistoryofDryMounting200410.htm
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    Re: Darkroom plumbing advice needed, please

    A whole house filter is good to have. At the spigot, a screw on(garden hose type of fixture) hose with a 1 micron filter in the line helps with final filtration. Easy to do and gives the added...
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    Re: In Praise of 5x7... Post'em !

    On my monitor shadow detail is pretty much gone. Is this reality in the print?
  7. Thread: Store Fronts

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    Re: Store Fronts

    http://michaelandpaula.com/mp/html/books_details.php?San-Francisco-Twenty-Corner-Markets-and-One-in-the-Middle-of-the-Block-1997-15

    Take a look at the small, intimate book done by Paula Chamlee at...
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    Re: Photos From Nikkor 360/500/720?

    The lens is not all that heavy. A Friend has the 500 and looking to get the 720 element one of these days.
    He uses it on a 5x7 Ikeda Anba, a very lightweight wood camera. Works well. I have tried it...
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    Re: batteries for Calcu Light meter

    I called him and what he has coming is the CalcuLight XP meter. The one that reads in really low light.

    Isn't coming with a manual and he did not have luck with a search.
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    batteries for Calcu Light meter

    Friend is getting a Calcu Light meter off of eBay.

    Anyone know what batteries work with it now?

    Being an older meter, will he have problems finding the right type?
  11. Re: Thoughts About Nikkor SW 75mm F4.5 on Linhof Master Technika?

    Should work just fine. David Muench used 75mm a lot on a Master Technika as well as earlier versions and he's not half bad. Really did well with the near/far effects using it. Do a search on him and...
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    Re: Strategies in Cold - During and After Shoot

    As mentioned before - breathing on gear, especially under the dark cloth will make icy surfaces. Pre-treating the ground glass with anti fog can help. When the small layer of breath ice happens a...
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    Re: Canson Platine - edges discoloring

    https://www.lodima.org/advances-in-archival-mounting-and-storage

    An older article from noted LF photographer Michael A. Smith that may be useful.

    Maybe try mounting some on the Artcare Alpharag...
  14. Re: Box of paper dated 1952, what to do with it?

    Most won't be good for exposing and development for prints as age fogging has probably hit it.

    Might try clearing it with fixer, without light exposure and use it for the base surface with Carbon...
  15. Thread: Single Travel

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    Re: Single Travel

    If you are worried about other people with bad intentions the Bear Spray makes sense. In some places it is illegal - but wasp or hornet spray can is not. Stuff shoots 15-30 feet and will really do a...
  16. Re: You (Yes, You) Should Donate to the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)

    Did not say they are out beating the bushes asking for free images.

    They are all paid and graciously "allow" you to give your work for free. Shows the real attitude toward the work and those who...
  17. Re: You (Yes, You) Should Donate to the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS)

    Yep, all those fine folks with the LOC and Government get paid yet still expect so many to give them work for nothing.
    It is fine if you really want to do so.
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    Re: Sheet Opal Glass sources ?

    Might check with Stain Glass studio people as many of them have suppliers of all types of glass.
  19. Thread: Tripod Holes

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    Re: Tripod Holes

    Your own Reohotographic Survey project. Some others have done this type of work as well.

    Mark Klett is probably the best known with a few books out showing his efforts.
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  20. Re: Focusing Issues with Nikkor T-ED 360/500/720 lens?

    Have read that the 720 configuration will cover 8x10. Is this correct? Light loss in the corners - or vignetting? Stopped way down or at mid apertures?
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    Re: Canson Platine - edges discoloring

    https://www.designsinkart.com/library/M-AbridgedHistoryofDryMounting200410.htm

    https://www.designsinkart.com/library/A-MysteryOfDryMountAdhesives199809.htm
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    Re: Water Spots Observation

    Either way works depending on water quality.
    Cleanest and most consistent negs I have seen came from using distilled soak the last two go-rounds with the final using Foto-Flo. Then hanged in our...
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    Re: Water Spots Observation

    Removed since for some reason it double posted.
  24. Re: Greta Thunberg wet plate photos by Shane Balkowitsch

    Maybe he could work on technique a bit so the next time overexposure is not a problem?
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    Re: Minimal chem for 8x10 dev

    Are you tray processing? Closed tanks like Jobo or such? Other method?

    Knowing the minimum needed is fine but no room for variables if you stick to that volume. Better to have some extra than...
  26. Re: Where does one get custom ground glass from these days?

    You can find glass suppliers who sandblast glass. Get the sizes you want and check with them to get it blasted just before they change the sand for a new batch. Makes very good ground glass. Best of...
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    Re: What Makes a sellable photograph?

    LA joke, How do you get an actor off your porch?

    Pay him for the Pizza.

    Photo joke, How do you make a Million Dollars from your photography?

    Start with Two Million.
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    Re: Zero Centering Yardstick - where to buy

    If you "live life on the edge", do you need a Centering Ruler?
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    Re: Zero Centering Yardstick - where to buy

    https://www.unitedmfrs.com/searchresults.asp?Search=centering+ruler

    Their prices are good and service has always been as well. 36 inch is around $14.
  30. Re: I take back every bad word I have said about Kodak...

    This reformulation came about after Tri-X tested out as finer grained than TMax 400. Sylvia Zawadski and Dick Dickerson had a good discussion on this at the time. Sylvia is the one who came up with...
  31. Re: I take back every bad word I have said about Kodak...

    No matter how good you find the film to be it does not make up for the way Eastman Kodak has treated customers (and employees) for so long.
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    Re: The Lightest 810 Film Holder?

    How is the weight compared to Mido Cut film holders? They were pretty light weight.
  33. Re: 8x10 Development in tray - How to know the time

    Get your favorite music and record it with your voice calling out the time so you can play it in the dark while you develop, stop an fix the film.

    Works well and if you use a cassette player you...
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    Re: Carbon Transfer by Focal Press

    Looks exciting. Sandy is truly The King. John's wife June was such a wonderful actress, I just loved her in LASSIE - prettier even than the dog. And Don - too bad you never got that NBA championship...
  35. Re: STOLEN Canham 8X10 View Camera--please be on the look out!!

    You didn't go over and whack he jackass thief upside the head?
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    Re: Pyrocat-MC / Defective Product

    Who are Bud and Sherrie? I know they aren't the Governor and Lt. Governor of California.
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    Re: Pyrocat-HD Sudden Death!

    A year and a half - and you are surprised?

    Rodinal may last a few decades but nothing else does. Except bad politicians and mean mothers in law.
  38. Re: Getting ready for bw development which developer?

    No matter what you choose you won't get any detail in the lightning. :rolleyes:
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    Re: New Kodak Formulas

    The Ilford was somewhat 'toungue in cheek'. If what you have works and you are happy, why change? I got on Ilford some years back with their film and the recommendations of other LF darkroom users -...
  40. Re: Salt Lake City to Grand Teton/Yellowstone mid-September

    Take Highway 89. Relaxing drive through some nice small towns and countryside.
    Another alternative is to take the Freeway East and go North at Evanston, Wyoming. Another good trip that is quiet and...
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