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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    The Ents? :D
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    The communication is indeed real, and potentially increases the chance that others on the receiving end will survive if the communication has beneficial Darwinian consequences. Call it natural...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    Suzanne Simard, the author or your book “The Mother Tree,” is pretty well known in my PNW region, receiving her PhD in Forest Services in Oregon and working now with Univ. of BC. Her book needs to be...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    I enjoyed reading your entire post. Very thoughtful. Might one argue, however, that this experience happens to each and every human to some degree (conscious or not), whenever they examine anything...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    That’s a fun story.

    And it raises a curious question.

    If Caponigro next asked what you thought about his piano piece, would you once again experience a loss of words, and would he then walk you...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    News just now breaking that Michael Nesmith has died. :(

    The Monkey with the knit cap. Age 78. RIP.

    Just one Monkey left (Micky), and two Beatles (Paul and Ringo).
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    Doremus’ post is magnificent and I’m sure he knows how potentially explosive it is.

    He can count me among his generals.

    Sadly, our hieratic armies will be no match for the demotic gangs on the...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    Was it loud enough for bass-heavy, industrial dance music?

    BTW, looks like you’re inches from a fall into the abyss!

    Viewers sensing danger might stand an extra foot or two from the frame,...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    Please, if I may ask for just a moment of your patience, I just might be able to organize a few more thoughts. :cool:

    I’d say I’m close to 95% agreement with your beautifully clarifying post...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    Thanks for the Pulitzer Prize clarification on Apollo and Dionysus – in addition to how time plays a different type of role in plastic works of art, like sculpture, architecture, LF prints. Yes, I...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    I’m beginning to feel like an octopus. :D

    Nonetheless, my tentacles wrap around and sense a splendid post, even if its discussion of music and the arts leans very heavily toward the Apollonian...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    Yep, I totally get this. Often when I pitch my tent near a river whose strong current is moving sub-surface rocks so they knock and click against each other, I think I’m hearing human voices – like a...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    While working the GG, were you visualizing a sepia-toned print?

    If yes, I’d say you were hearing his early tune, “Sepia Panorama.” :D

    Chances are you’d heard it before – it spent time as Duke’s...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    You’ve raised an interesting counterpoint (sorry again about the intended puns). I remember you said music is your primary thing, and don’t associate LF imagery with it. I believe you. Other posters...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    This triggered my memory about an old thread titled “Johsel Namkung: a retrospective - book review.”

    Here’s the photographer:

    221934

    I remembered that Namkung strongly associated photography...
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    Re: Music as analogy for LF photography

    I’m also curious if your experience of art ever mixes your senses of sight and sound, as the psychologists say happens during synesthesia? That condition might help explain why some LFers “hear”...
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    Music as analogy for LF photography

    An old entertaining thread titled “Rock Music” (LF images of rocks) inspired me with this question for you:

    Do you "hear" music when you see well composed LF images? If so, what type of music?
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    Re: Hello from Tacoma, Washington

    If I lived a little further south in Tacoma, I’d suffer the same as in Seattle, being forever torn between travelling East to the Cascades or West to the Olympics.

    It’s the type of suffering that...
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    Re: bellows factor app

    Me, I love math, and I mean geometry, algebra, calculus, and more! You should have seen me shine in elementary school. Good thing I played sports, or I think I would have suffered abuse from the...
  20. Re: A huge thank you to the Large Format Photography Forum and all its wonderful memb

    Aw, shucks.

    You've offered many constructive tips and perceptive insights too.

    The threads I've started always prospered when you appeared.
  21. Re: Over the years - sheet film holders question - your most preferred and maintenanc

    I agree with Peter who said “the best care is to keep them from getting dirty.”

    You might call me a fanatic about this, and you might be right. It’s an issue I might even bring up with my...
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    Re: Post Your Hiking Photos - Any Format

    Nice shot from your kayak. That's a favorite tree of mine. No tree loves the damp, mild climate of the Pacific Northwest more than the Sitka Spruce.

    Some famous one in Olympic NP – Gigantic!
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    Re: Deadly hike----Haz-Mat the cause?

    Finally, a reporter who asks basic, important questions for readers and finds a good source who can address them.

    From today’s sfgate.com:
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    Re: Deadly hike----Haz-Mat the cause?

    True, the article says no toxicology results on the family have been released, only data about the toxins in the water near them.

    Anybody like math?

    From a science paper listed in Wikipedia’s...
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    Re: Post Your Hiking Photos - Any Format

    Amazingly, abandoned bird nests, even egg shell fragments on the ground, fall under this law.

    One might ask how the Hell picking-up and taking home, say, a cardinal's stray feather, or a fragment...
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    Re: Post Your Hiking Photos - Any Format

    This may be hard to believe, it might even sound preposterous – and I don’t mean to sound like a crazy, out-of-control wildlife enforcement officer – but if that’s a red-tailed hawk’s feather (or any...
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    A nice example of atmospheric perspective, the least-discussed type of perspective in this forum!



    This inspires me to seek out more horizontal banding for my future mountain shots – long...
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    Re: Deadly hike----Haz-Mat the cause?

    I find it telling that authorities are investigating lightning strikes in the area at the time of their hike – a sign of how baffled they must be in advance of the pending toxicology reports. I...
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    Re: Deadly hike----Haz-Mat the cause?

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    ^ Here's a rough map of their hike.

    No mileage scale, but I think Devil’s Gulch is about 1.5 miles from their car (?).

    Authorities found the man in a sitting position, with the baby...
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    Re: Deadly hike----Haz-Mat the cause?

    Below are brief excerpts from recent reporting, casting doubt on homicide, algae blooms, and CO from abandoned gold mines as possible causes of death:


    "Mariposa County Sheriff’s spokeswoman...
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    Re: Deadly hike----Haz-Mat the cause?

    I’m curious about this too, but I think authorities work under strict guidelines about what info can be shared and when, especially if criminal activity remains a possibility. Were all four victims...
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    Re: Deadly hike----Haz-Mat the cause?

    The LF forum’s detective work continues.

    On July 13th, the Sierra National Forest’s Facebook site gave the following warning about the Hites Cove area (These are the first two sentences):

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    Re: Deadly hike----Haz-Mat the cause?

    Perhaps authorities will need some unique ideas like yours to help solve these hiker deaths...

    I think the Japanese WW2 balloons have never had poisons associated with them, only incendiary...
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    Re: Deadly hike----Haz-Mat the cause?

    Initial autopsy reports are back, it’s all still all a mystery. :confused:

    Ruled out: blunt force trauma, knife attack, gunshot wounds, animal attack.

    The two leading theories remain...
  35. Re: 1/3 of Lassen Volcanic NP now burnt to ashes (yes, one-third)

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    Here’s a young child in Bumpass Hell just days ago.

    This is immediately before fires entered Lassen and closed the Park.

    (Or, “Honey, come along now, it’s time to go.”)
  36. 1/3 of Lassen Volcanic NP now burnt to ashes (yes, one-third)

    As many of you know, the still-raging Dixie Fire, and newer Morgan Fire, recently entered and caused the closure of Lassen Volcanic NP in California.

    You may also know the fires have destroyed...
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    Re: Epson Scan assistance

    Just to add, here's a quick summary of what I remember people reporting here:

    The lower resolution lens of the v7xx/v8xx gives an effective resolution very similar to the 4990's fixed lens, right...
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    Re: What's your windy day technique?

    I don’t think the “I hate rabbits” magic trick applies to any particular species.

    I simply discovered it by trial and error, going thru a Noah’s Ark of variations until I found one that calmed the...
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    Re: Deadly hike----Haz-Mat the cause?

    Maybe it’s the awkward English, but I’m not comprehending the criticisms above.

    Is the criticism about the newsworthy-ness of the story? The suitability of this story for the “Location and Travel”...
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    Re: What's your windy day technique?

    My most common field mistake is believing the wind will subside simply because I want it to.

    Yes, I often fall victim to the illusion of wishful thinking. How ego-centric of me.

    What actually...
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