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    Medium-Format Digital Images

    https://www.rickdenney.com/scratch/Alaska2018/IMG_0104.JPG
    Waterfall, Root Glacier, Wrangell Mountains, Alaska, 2018. Pentax 645z, DFA 55mm at f/11 and 1/250.

    I spent a dramatic day on Root...
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    Re: Medium-Format Digital Images

    Thanks—I appreciate it. It’s the first big project I’ve been able to undertake in several years, and I’m glad people (at least some people) like it.

    Rick “doing it again this year in the...
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    Continuing the same series...

    http://www.rickdenney.com/scratch/Alaska2018/IMG_0054.JPG
    Not Yet Scabbed Over (howzat for a title?), Kennecott, Alaska, 2018. Pentax 645z, FA 35mm lens, f/11 at...
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    Thanks, Randy. The colors everywhere there were wonderful, even on gray days. That red oxide paint may peel and bubble, but it does not seem to fade.

    Rick “setting up a new computer—guaranteed...
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    Re: Medium-Format Digital Images

    Assuming you’re commenting on my photo...

    That question makes about as much sense to me as asking whether the color is just like it was on a color negative. :)

    I start with raw images and...
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    https://www.rickdenney.com/scratch/Alaska2018/IMG_0058.JPG
    Ore Separation Mill Wall, Kennecott, Alaska, 2018. Pentax 645z, DFA 55mm lens, f/5.6 at 1/400.

    Rick “stabilized ruin” Denney
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    https://www.rickdenney.com/scratch/Alaska2018/IMG_0073.JPGOre Sorting Machine, Kennecott, Alaska 2018. Pentax 645z, 35mm FA Pentax lens, f/16 at 1 second.

    At ISO 1600, noise is nearly invisible...
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    https://www.rickdenney.com/scratch/Alaska2018/IMG_0093.JPG
    Window, Worker Housing Ruins, Kennecott, Alaska, 2018. Pentax 645z, Pentax FA 200/4, f/16, 1 second.

    Rick “looking up exif data” Denney
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    Medium-Format Digital Images

    Try the suggestions offered here:

    https://www.thesslstore.com/blog/clear-hsts-settings-chrome-firefox/

    The images loaded without difficulty or warning on Chrome on my iphone. There was a time...
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    Medium-Format Digital Images

    I’m linking files on my own web site using image tags. My site has an up-to-date certificate and opens https calls properly, and the URL for my latest image opened in every browser on my iPhone, both...
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    Medium-Format Digital Images

    Captain Dave will be most pleased if he is still that vigorous a decade after the picture was made. But he (actually a retired MD) will shake his head sadly at the poor connection between my thumb...
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    Medium-Format Digital Images

    Paul Raphaelson’s book on the abandoned Domino Sugar plant was really on my mind as I toured around the (original) Kennecott Copper mill. More to come.
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    Thanks, Neil.

    Even though my camera isn’t a view camera with real controls, I can’t avoid my view-camera experience and how that affects my image handling. A lot (certainly not all) of what we do...
  14. Access to classified sections for new members

    I participate in a number of forums, as does Oren (at least). We are strict about a few things but have a pretty light touch about most others. The sales forum is like a classifieds listing for...
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    https://www.rickdenney.com/scratch/Alaska2018/IMG_0117.JPG
    Captain Dave, Sadie Cove, Alaska, 2028. Pentax 645z, don’t recall the lens. Could be the 200/4 FA, which is much better than its...
  16. How do you post photos so they don't show up first as thumbnails

    Then the links break. Images shown here (and anywhere on the Internet) are ultimately ephemeral.

    I store my images on my own site, so the links won’t break, except when I screw up and let my...
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    Re: Idea for a thread on sharing image scans

    If that’s the objective, it’s already messed up by stating it. If it’s true that the process isn’t reliably detectable, then people won’t persuade themselves because of such a thread, or, if they...
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    Medium-Format Digital Images

    https://www.rickdenney.com/scratch/Alaska2018/IMG_0135.JPG
    Driftwood, Sadie Cove, Alaska, 2018. Pentax 645z, 55mm DFA.

    Rick “nature has a sense of humor” Denney
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    Medium-Format Digital Images

    At the risk of inflaming anti-digital forces, and now that I’ve figured out how to host them conveniently for web display, let’s start a thread for the empty of wallet who have bought a medium format...
  20. Re: Need Advice Re : First ever visit to South Rim of GrandCanyon in January

    That’s my memory also.

    Rick “from last year” Denney
  21. Re: Need Advice Re : First ever visit to South Rim of GrandCanyon in January

    Also, the Hopi House is one of the better shops for Native American crafts—much better than the tourist junk in the other stores. You’d have to really know your way around the Big Res and the pueblos...
  22. Re: Need Advice Re : First ever visit to South Rim of GrandCanyon in January

    One of the things that makes this forum great is that people of experience are willing to speak plainly. One of the things I like about forums in general is that I don’t have to take the advice...
  23. Thread: Technical Pan

    by rdenney
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    Re: Technical Pan

    Your question (b) is one we avoid on the forum, by policy--please read the guidelines about asking for valuations. It's easy enough to figure out what it's worth, if anything. I'm leaving the thread...
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    Re: calling all Durst 184 Laborators

    I’m implying a tone that would preclude the need for boxing gloves or bare knuckles, but you knew that.

    But more I’m hoping that when people of experience ask a specific question, we seek to...
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    Re: calling all Durst 184 Laborators

    Sorta typical, I suppose. A guy asks a question about the mechanics of an enlarger, and the conversation becomes a pissing match about lens coverage by the third post.

    Can we dial that tendency...
  26. Re: Can WTB listings be closed / reopened after 30 days?

    Yes, same guidelines apply.

    Rick “good luck” Denney
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    Re: Hello from Austria

    Hi, Anthony. This is a forum for large-format photographers. Tell us about your interest in 4x5 (9x12) or larger photography.

    Please don’t post discussions of your small-format stuff in the...
  28. Thread: ROLL CALL

    by rdenney
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    Re: ROLL CALL

    This thread was started in 2005, and its most recent incarnation before the current batch of posts was 2016.

    I didn't respond in prior iterations and don't intend to now. :)

    Rick "not sure the...
  29. Thread: Nude

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    Re: Nude

    Furthermore, there is absolutely no requirement that what people post is art. The only requirement is that it be made using a large-format camera.

    Rick “in the...
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    Re: Nude

    Wars have been fought over the definition of art. All of us bring a different definition. I would suggest that we hold to our own definitions in what we post, be sensitive to those who may not be as...
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    Right.

    Rick “shouldn’t have brought it up” Denney
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    Should Nude Sections Remain Unenforced

    Respect goes both ways, Vaughn. Some accusations of disrespect and objectification have been so tendentious as to themselves be disrespectful, especially in the way they are issued.

    Rick...
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    Should Nude Sections Remain Unenforced

    We’ve been unwilling to make a rule out of it, beyond the discretion we show in preventing the forum from being marked as a porn site by search engines, and in the general context of it being a...
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    Should Nude Sections Remain Unenforced

    The problem is that creepiness is assumed by women, whether or not the photographer or the viewer is being creepy. Here the distinction between motive and intent becomes important. Actions that...
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    Why Large Format?

    Did Ted have a category for stubborn idiots?

    The math of LF is easy for me (I am an engineer), but it is in no way compelling. I’m perfectly happy ceding control to an automatic process, as long...
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    Re: A Failure of Vision

    What a bunch of old hippies we are.

    A few years after owning the bus, I was earning grocery money in college as a mechanic, and entering competitions with a buddy for R&Ring VW engines. I could...
  37. Re: EBay works Perfectly NOT! I prefer LFPF FS/WTB

    Lots of stuff violates some legal statute, but remedies are consistent with tangible losses. I doubt any state would pursue a consumer protection case because a seller withdrew an inexpensive product...
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    Re: A Failure of Vision

    I still miss my 1970 Campmobile. I wish I still had it.

    Rick “No, not really” Denney
  39. Re: EBay works Perfectly NOT! I prefer LFPF FS/WTB

    Randy had no loss. He didn’t pay extra and the transaction was canceled, so he had no standing to take it up with eBay. The worst outcome for him was disappointment.

    eBay is actually pretty good...
  40. Re: How I enjoy this hobby is not how You enjoy this hobby. Get over it.

    Jim, I’m confused. I don’t see how the changes that have been made affect your ability to sell stuff at all. If you have stuff people want at a price they are willing to pay, nothing we have done...
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