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    Re: Jeff Wall's New Show in Washington, DC

    Salgado uses a digital because of the Airport X rays, He has his techs run a photoshop settings to duplicate Tri X as near as possible.
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    Re: Darkroom from zero: Chems disposal

    Rather than relying in anecdotal info here Send emails to the chemical manufacturers. Ilford, Kodak, Adox... and ASK them how to handle the chemicals . These manufactures have the definitive answers....
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    Re: Portraits from 2021

    She is age 14 going on Age : " why take my picture , Leave me alone"
  4. Re: I need advice on 11x14 film holders.

    Ha ! When the seller says no return that is enforced. Anyway I can fix it easier than doing all the mess of goung back through customs and dollar exchange I Would not get any satisfaction and the...
  5. Re: I need advice on 11x14 film holders.

    It is the LOCK RIB that has an excessive space to the end of the holder. I can remove that piece and do the slight trim cut then replace it It is actually much faster than a return Your table of...
  6. Re: I need advice on 11x14 film holders.

    Here is a weird issue. I have two Fidelity Elite Wonderful holders. Then I purchased two newish wooden holders touted to fit my Wisner. But they do not!!! The "ledge" on the film holder is about...
  7. Re: Marketing Platinum Portraits in 11x14 , Is this posible and then How?

    I thank everyone for the encouragement. I will be offering the PTPD as an option to their portrait sessions. Lets hope they will order and enjoy the special art they are.
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    Re: Show off your ULF camera

    Gerry Yaum ROCKS !!!!
  9. Re: Marketing Platinum Portraits in 11x14 , Is this posible and then How?

    Thank You for the good wishes
  10. Re: Marketing Platinum Portraits in 11x14 , Is this posible and then How?

    Thank You !!!
  11. Re: Marketing Platinum Portraits in 11x14 , Is this posible and then How?

    Actually I expect Bob Carnie to be doing the PT PD for me in "the project" I will be doing. It is a specific project and has special social goals. The PT PD is one aspect of the whole project. My...
  12. Re: Marketing Platinum Portraits in 11x14 , Is this posible and then How?

    I use that name her. I took photography in York University and then taught at York University. I ran the darkroom there for several years. Then after I had a studio in Yorkville in Toronto. Ran...
  13. Re: Marketing Platinum Portraits in 11x14 , Is this posible and then How?

    So many different approaches.
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    Re: Backpacking a Sinar Norma 8x10 Camera

    Have friends with a strong back to help carry the gear The camera on one person the film hoers with another and the tripod by a third. A fourth with experience in pain relieving massage is also a...
  15. Re: Marketing Platinum Portraits in 11x14 , Is this posible and then How?

    That did not help. He is not focused on the person or family wanting a portrait. He provides darkroom services and a tiny gallery. That is not the model I am seeking to emulate.
  16. Marketing Platinum Portraits in 11x14 , Is this posible and then How?

    I want to market Platinum portraits made with an 11x14 ULF as a family heirloom post Covid19. This is a unique service and product. How is this best approached? I am particularly interested in...
  17. Re: I need advice on 11x14 film holders.

    I found some Wisner Holders so the T is correct. I think the Fidelity is also the same. I will stick with modern holders.
  18. Re: I need advice on 11x14 film holders.

    I have a Wisner Technical Field 11x14.
  19. Re: I need advice on 11x14 film holders.

    What is the "t" ?
  20. I need advice on 11x14 film holders.

    I have now purchased an 11x14 camera. The next step are film holders. Which are the ones that will fit best and keep that big negative flat? Are there issues with converted X Ray film holders being...
  21. Re: Wide Lenses for 4x5 & 8x10: 90mm to 165mm

    My Nikkor 120mm and Grandagon 155mm do a fantastic job on my 8x10, No movement with the Nikkor 120mm , bu twhen that wide , who really needs movement? The Grandagon 155MM is a perfect lens. You must...
  22. What Color Film are you using in your 8x10 to capture Fall Colors?

    The glorious Fall Colours ( I am Canadian , Eh?) are beginning and going to peak very soon. What Colour film will you be loading in your 8x10 film holders this fall? I am using some Ektachrome E100,...
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    Re: Portraits from 2021

    That Foma 100 sure has great tones. Especially in the Whites
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    Re: Zone VI Camera Question

    Wisner also made some of the Zone Vi cameras The on you picture looks much like the Wisner..
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    Re: Velvia 100 discontinued in the US

    It is not discontinued in Canada but it is rarely in stock up here
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    Re: Who is shooting 20x24 film nowadays?

    Maybe this format has a secret ?
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    Re: Who is shooting 20x24 film nowadays?

    Now Illford has released their ULF order for this year. I am so tempted to break the piggy bank and go for the 20x24. But man on man what a huge investment. Upwards of $20,000 to get into the game....
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    Re: Show off your ULF camera

    Could people share their 20x24 camera set ups? I am almost ready to buy one. Anyone using Chamonix?
  29. Re: Designing a studio space for natural light portraiture

    I bought one of the white car tents for storing my car in winter. Then with spring I have discovered it makes the perfect outdoor studio for natural light portraits. I add black to limit light on one...
  30. Re: Anyone wish to share field experience of the Cooke Series XVa Triple for 'landsca

    Are you still using your Cook XVa? Would you recommend it today as a good lens to invest in?
  31. Re: Who has experience with the Cook XVa? I am thinking of one for my Wisner 8x10

    Thank You I had tried to find an older post . I have written to the men who say they use it.
  32. Who has experience with the Cooke XVa? I am thinking of one for my Wisner 8x10

    These have intrigued me , But never had the opportunity to use one. Have you? what did you think of it? They are rare and expensive now. Would you recommend it for use for landscape ? Or Portrait?
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    Re: How Many Pros use LF?

    My idea is to have a LF workshop and studio with landscape tours in Southern Ontario. I have made a BIG darkroom with a Durst 184, three Omega 4x5 enlargers, Have about 40 8x10 holders and the same...
  34. Re: 8x10 Photography Compared to 4x5 Photography?

    I noticed one is bigger than the other. How very intriguing.
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    Re: Portable Studio Portraits

    I think this is wonderful I would always send the subject one print. Even if " bad" to them it will be wonderful and they will tell friends.
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    Re: Sinar Norma 8x10 Telephoto Field 1

    You do realize you are crazy.. The good kind of Crazy of course.
  37. What is your reccomendation for a Graded Fiber Printing Paper

    I am thinking back to the Agfa era when graded paper in fibre based, even double weight , was readily available. What is the equivalent now for darkroom work . I just want to get away from the...
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    Re: Contact Prints Without Enlarger?

    Ed Weston used a barebulb suspended over the contact fram, Bout 4 feet above. I saw this in pictures from his darkroom at Wildcat Hill.
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    Your favorite Enlarger Timer

    I have been using the Gralab but wonder if there si a more accurate and reliable alternative ? What is your experience?
  40. Re: Lens storage and carry - stupid but practical question

    Venice , A gorgeous city, Did you know that now the City has banned the rollabout luggage? They felt it was ruining the cobbles an was too noisy.
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