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  1. Thread: Fred Picker

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    Re: Fred Picker

    LOL
    Thanks for a good laugh
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    Re: Mixing Paper dev help needed

    Where do you folks get your Glycin? I'm wondering if there is a source besides the Formulary.

    Thanks
    CW
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    Re: Out of Stop, switch to water?

    Water stop for film. Acid stop for paper. I use citric acid like the others. About half tablespoon per liter of water. White vinegar is also an option. I've not used that so I can't recommend a...
  4. Re: Question about using gelatine for salt printing

    Hi Andreas
    Koraks gave me a lot of great information when I tried Salt Prints for the first time. Here is a link.In post #4 he mentions his experience with Dichromate.
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    Re: Medium-Format Digital Images

    I had the same problem. I copied the link and pastes it directly into the address bar. The browser told me that Rick Denny was dangerous. I clicked "I'm not afraid of Rick Denny". Now I can see the...
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    Re: Kodak 2D Light Leaks

    How old is the D2? I wonder if was made for the older plate holders and not the more modern film holders. Were plate holders a standard size or specific to the manufacturer? If it was made for the...
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    Re: Pets/Animals in LF

    Thanks. I'm not sure exactly how long his surgery took, but they released him several hours early because he was doing so well. He went in at 8:00 and was ready to leave before 2:00. He's back to vet...
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    Re: January 2020 Portraits

    Thanks

    Two lovely girls in a beautiful place...cant go wrong.
    :-)
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    Re: Pets/Animals in LF

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    Nigel again
    After surgery
    He has recovered very well

    Song:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Iz4_JIP698
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    Re: January 2020 Portraits

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    Jess and Lola at Otter Creek
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    Re: Vintage Kodak P1200 plates

    This has been discussed here before. I bet this will give you a good start. A search for "Glass Plates" will probably find a few more.
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    Re: Pets/Animals in LF

    Thanks

    They're both over 12 years, so not great at jumping. They'll both stay on the chair as long as I'm paying attention to them. Nigel is pretty good at sitting still. Pixie is a bit more...
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    Re: Pets/Animals in LF

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    Nigel
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    Re: The Setup and the Shot

    Pixie and me photographing on Christmas Day 2019

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    Re: post your urban landscapes

    South Park, Morgantown. Christmas Day 2019.

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    Gene's Beer Garden

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    Madeleine Marie's

    And at the other end of the street
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    Re: post your urban landscapes

    [QUOTE=mitch.goddard;1530144]I wasn't sure if this was better suited to this thread or 'What did you compose at Waters Edge?', but here's one of the whole three negatives I managed to expose when I...
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    Thanks!
    WV is a lovely place. You'd be rewarded if you found the time to explore some.
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    Re: Images of mistakes - good or bad..

    I was having a hard time focusing because the light was fading, but also because the lens fogged over.

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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    Rainy day at the Hemlock Trail

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    Recycling Silver Gelatin Paper

    I'm wondering if B&W Silver Gelatin paper can go into the recycle bin. I worry that the silver could be a problem, or any chemistry left in unwashed test prints. What about RC paper? Does the plastic...
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    Re: November 2019 Portraits

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    Greg and Now departed Buddy
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    Re: Troubleshooting devopment

    If the problem has shown up in the same corner I'd suspect a hair or other debris inside the camera.
    Chuck
  23. Re: 2018/2019 8X10/11X14 Print Exchange begins today

    Great incentive to make some new 8X10 photos.
    Please add me.

    Thanks
  24. Re: New Deardorff 5X7 back, doesn't quite fit in one corner pin

    Mine's the same. It's never caused a problem, although I'd love to know of a good fix. Bending the pin doesn't seem like it would work. Maybe filing the socket.
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  25. Re: B/W large wet print handling methods during devopment to prevent contamination

    I've got plenty of prints with stains on one corner. Seemed to happen even after hand washing. Now I use a nitrile glove on my left hand and tongs in my right to move the prints from tray to tray....
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    Re: Your Favorite Portraitists

    A couple of my favorites not yet mentioned. Both primarily, if not exclusively 8X10 view camera work. Monica prints Platinum Palladium. Ross does gold toned POP prints.
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    Re: Deardorff help! (n00b!)

    I believe the beds had a tendency to split at the joints. The plate is the remedy. I recommend a tripod head with a large platform to reduce stress on those joints, if you choose not to install the...
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    Re: Salt Prints on Vellum or Gampi

    Thanks so much. I am going to print this post so I can refer to it when I'm in the darkroom.

    I would like to see more contrast. I'll try the dichromate keeping in mind your comments. I'll also...
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    Re: Salt Prints on Vellum or Gampi

    Koraks, Thanks so much for your sharing your knowledge.
    I finally jumped into this over the past few days and got some encouraging prints. I've started with the B&S Salt Print Kit for simplicity...
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    Re: What finish did Deardorff use in the 50s-60s?

    Ken Hough worked at Deardorff and seems to be very knowledgeable. I think he'd be happy to give you the answer.

    Here's his Main page with his email:
    http://deardorffcameras.0catch.com/

    This...
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    Salt Prints on Vellum or Gampi

    I'd like to try making salt prints on vellum or gampi papers. I'm hoping to get some tips from someone who has done this. Which paper did you use exactly? Can you recommend a source in the US? Did...
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    Re: Elsa Dorfman is retiring

    This has disappeared from Netflix. Hopefully, it will return soon. If someone notices, please post.
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    Re: Elsa Dorfman is retiring

    New to Netflix this month:
    "The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman's Portrait Photography". A documentary by Errol Morris.
    I haven't watched yet, so I can't comment.
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    Re: digital scale recommendations?

    I bought this: http://www.oldwillknottscales.com/jennings-jscale-cj600.html
    I'm happy with it. I've had it just over a year, so I don't know about long term performance.
    Note that the power adapter...
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    Re: 12X16 developing trays

    I've increased the dilution of my developer to give me more liquid in the trays without using more developer. Using Pyrocat, I dilute 1:1:200 instead of the recommended 1:1:100. Then increase the...
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    Re: My first 5x4 prints!

    Some other thoughts...If you have an enlarger you could use that as your light source. I addition to being able to control the light output through head height and lens aperture, it would be easy to...
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    Re: My first 5x4 prints!

    I don't know that developer, but at 1:9 dilution, I suspect that that is NOT the problem. Have you let any prints develop to completion? Try leaving a print in the developer for 2-3 minutes. If it...
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    Lauren E. Simonutti gallery talk

    Lauren E. Simonutti talking about her work. All about the "why?". Nothing about the "how?".18 minutes well spent for me. I hope others see some value in this.
    https://vimeo.com/14033491
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    Re: The Path Not Taken

    I would also hope for many happy viewers of the photos created through these collectors items.
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    Re: Collodion - Wet Plate Images

    Could you post a link to Kate Sampson's work? She didn't come up easily in a search.
    And for those who want to check out Lisa Elmaleh: http://www.lisaelmaleh.com/

    Thanks
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