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    Re: Hello from London

    Welcome, and we hope you share your bits with the rest of us.


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  2. Re: Printing color slides on Harman Direct Positive paper

    Drew, I agree. If I were serious about this I would make internegatives, or even enlarged trichromes. Hmm…now that I have the time, I might make this an item on my bucket list.


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  3. Re: Printing color slides on Harman Direct Positive paper

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20221128/56d837afe19d8eb8fc6d7f1f907b7f6c.jpg

    Now that I have dark in my darkroom I tried making a direct positive print from a slide. I had some success with an...
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    Re: Darkroom vs Scanning

    Probably a potential trap is to do some of both. Double accumulation of gear $. Trying to master both will waist time in problem solving.


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    Re: The beginnings of yet another darkroom

    Hey maybe I will use mine for spearing fish through the ice! Did that as a kid and it was great fun. Got a 20 lb Northern Pike.


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    Re: Pop-up darkroom...

    Here is my thread.

    The beginnings of yet another darkroom
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    Re: Pop-up darkroom...

    I just got one, and am using it indoors. It is very light tight there, and shouldn’t be a problem for any process. I should take it outside and try it though. I was planning on using it for...
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    Re: The beginnings of yet another darkroom

    Yes, thanks for the excellent safety advise. A GFCI outlet will be installed in the only outlet available on the ceiling. That outlet ended up being very conveniently located though.

    Now, this...
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    Re: The beginnings of yet another darkroom

    No coverage for the windows, no walls or doors, really no dark yet. I did finish a little enlarging table on wheels, so I have decided the darkroom will handle enlargements from 110 to 6x7. 4x5 and...
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    Roberto,

    Your darkroom calms my soul and inspires me. I am a bit overwhelmed with the situation in my own at the moment. Your darkroom works, and shows character. It has a free spirit!
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    Re: 5x7/13x18 daylight processing

    The problem is the white center pipe which requires you to leave the lid on to prevent the film being exposed. I can not be used with water stop for same reason.
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    Re: The "Art" School is Dead

    I did a tour in the Marine Corps to save money for art school and get my middle class parents off my financial aid application. I ended up doing the first year of visual studies which has been...
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    Re: 5x7/13x18 daylight processing

    I tried the 3d printed reels for patterson tanks and threw them away. The center tube allows light to pass because it is not opaque. Not very practical, and hard to load. Instead I now use this: ...
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    Re: post alternative techniques

    That is a great green! Keep it up.
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    Re: Post yer 35mm shots!

    Except for the spider picture Alan…

    Just in case some might suspect that I suffer from arachnophobia, rest assured that I do not.

    Immediately after rejecting the beauty of this spider picture...
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    Re: Post yer 35mm shots!

    Bernice,

    Don’t like the spider. Creepy.
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    Re: The beginnings of yet another darkroom

    John, certainly nothing as large as you do! The room space is 8x10 feet which is larger than my last kitchen. It would be easier to build a larger room and just block off the windows and making...
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    The beginnings of yet another darkroom

    I have moved again…

    Was able to pick up a simple temperature control valve from a fellow large format photographer, and just finished installing it. Attaching everything to a cement wall was...
  19. Re: Half Century Old Brown Plastic Bottles Still OK?

    I source 1 and 2 liter bottles from the local brewery down street. The come filled with a hearty libation which must be discarded in a fitting manner (most agreeably). I think they call them...
  20. Re: Printing color slides on Harman Direct Positive paper

    Jnantz,

    I have tried divided developers and have had decent results with Dr. Beers and graded paper. Also just a water bath without agitation just as the print emerges and then back into the...
  21. Re: Printing color slides on Harmon Direct Positive paper

    Yes I saw the video, but it only mentions photograms and in camera use.
  22. Printing color slides on Harman Direct Positive paper

    Anyone ever printed color slides on direct positive b&w paper. Seems like it would be easily done, but I can not find any one discussing this anywhere in my internet searches. Any ever tried this?
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    Re: 1865 Lens Underwater

    I am surprised by the nice color rendition.
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    Re: Kodak chemicals -- now what??

    I also mix my own. F-34 rapid fixer has been working well for me. Got the recipe from digital truth app.
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    5x7 color! I am impressed. How did you scan this kmallick?
  26. Re: FP4 or HP5 in PMK Pyro For Making Platinum/Palladium Prints?

    Not really the subject of this thread, but how about Tri-X in PQ Universal? Anyone tried that and is the film base plus fog low?
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    A couple for the 4th of July.
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52186508655_81c6c9b38c_k.jpgPowder Magazine by Timothy Gordish, on Flickr
    Powder Magazine at Fort Griswold....
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    Re: RA-4/color darkroom printing in 2021

    Agregov. You are really on to something. I was taught in art college that the creative process need limits or boundaries in order to foster greater creativity. The teachers said that we must set...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Here are a few from a quick walk through Mystic Seaport Museum. All shot with my Makina 67 and scanned from prints.

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52104811411_73c68a16d7_z.jpgSeaport 1 by...
  30. Re: What’s your most “unpopular” opinion about LF?

    This has been a helpful thread for me. Thanks.

    Mine: Using a light meter is like using a tuning fork before playing every note of Devil’s Dream on the fiddle. (I am not there yet!)
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    Re: Monalog Collective Monalogfest

    I sent Michael an e-mail and waiting to hear back. Looks like a great event.
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    Re: Anyone else here on Instagram?

    The internet is a lawless frontier, venture in carefully. Yes, I have instagram, but post sparingly. Mostly watch the videos posted of my grandchildren.
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    Re: post alternative techniques

    I like the floating mount. How do you attach them to the backing?
  34. Re: B&W Reversal trouble-shooting (bleaching in particular)

    Yes, that bleach is unfamiliar to me also. Maybe it was depleted from exhaustion or age. With the dichromate bleach I’ve used this has never been a problem. Other possible problems could be the...
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    Yes, that bleach is unfamiliar to me also. Maybe it was depleted from exhaustion or age. With the dichromate bleach I’ve used this has never been a problem. Other possible problems could be the...
  36. Re: How many color-based folks are still out there

    I did some color work today. Printed Fuji Crystal Archive from 6x7 negatives. I was very happy with the results. I mix my own chemicals the day I process. I think it might be easier and cheaper...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    I love the shade that the green filter render for the foliage Tuco. Which green filter did you use?
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    Re: Making glass plate negative holder ideas.

    The my wooden Elwood negative carriers are really meant for plates. Likewise antique contact frames never had glass in them. Just drop the plate in carefully.
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    Re: post alternative techniques

    Thanks for sharing your spinach anthotype process. First description I have seen of the process. Interesting that it is a positive process.
  40. Re: Shutter Speed... Flash... What Difference Does It Make?

    Another effect is extremely slow shutter speeds at night with the moving light of cars and such. The close subject lit by the flash will be clear and everything else blurs.
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