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    Re: in-camera negatives for Salt Printing?

    hi again Paul
    I searched around for you for densitometry readings ( if you like that sort of thing ) and pyro info
    sandy king's site had some information specifically about pyro and azo ......
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    Re: in-camera negatives for Salt Printing?

    Hi Paul
    Azo is silver chloride paper, kind of /sort of like salt prints. If you have processed negatives for Azo, Lodima or Lupex papers you might see if they are close to the right magic to make...
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    Re: New darkroom sink options

    AND they even make / sell Tray-Rockers!!
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    Re: How Many Pros use LF?

    I saw your website info regarding archivability of film and prints vs digital files. While it is true, and may even be less expensive in both the long and short run, many of the state agencies...
  5. Re: Report Shows it is Rare to Translate Success on Instagram Elsewhere

    the whole SM thing is pretty dumb but what do I know im not 20
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    Re: Long life opened liquid paper developer

    I have used ansco 130 (or something that is similar) as a film and paper developer for years
    it will last for over a year as a stock solution. used for film, like its cousin ansco 125, it offers...
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    Re: Darkroom from zero: Chems disposal

    Hey Ethan,
    not sure where you are getting your information .. but both Massachusetts and Vermont have regulations, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine and New Hampshire too. ...some states
    have...
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    Re: Vintage Portrait lens for 4x5 view camera

    hi zbvision

    you might consider doing test portraits with each lens and seeing which one you like the best, you might appreciate the way one draws your image in black and white and another in...
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    Re: Darkroom from zero: Chems disposal

    this might be OK where he lives, but it is different city to city town to town county to county
    to give you a real life example
    the local agency /commission in providence ri that handles mitigation...
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    Re: Darkroom from zero: Chems disposal

    at the risk of me sounding like a used car salesman
    I've been selling silver magnets and trickle tanks ( the digital truth magnets are sold by me ) for more than a decade, they work OK ..
    I...
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    Re: When does Photo-Flo go bad?

    a couple of years ago I finished my glass bottle, the label had smeared so you couldn't read a word of it and it took about 45 years to use up... I think used to be made by Timex
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    couldn't agree more! :)
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    a whole row of bed scales? not sure what the point is, sounds like a pain, and useless unless it is for performance art. I have better in the moment flexibility using a Delmar or Cyclone not a...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    The bed scale and range finder only work with 1 lens. :)
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    Re: XTOL not mixing well and not working any more!

    +1
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    sounds like an interesting plan! I have several LF / SLR type cameras and sometimes the body that holds the mirror even when seated all the way up to the top of the box, well it clips the image, so...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    shouldn't be too hard to cut the top off of a camera and stick a hinged mirror in there
    sounds fun!
    are you planning on manually moving the mirror UP to block the ground glass and be out of the way...
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    Re: Converting a speed graphic into an SLR

    maltfalc:

    good luck with your project !
    I have a speed and series d and sometimes wish the speed had an easier way to focus, than you know the LF dance.
    are you planning on having a peep hole on...
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    Re: Homemade emulsion help please

    +1
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    Re: Development time for paper.

    HI Grandpa Ron

    With a lot of RC papers you know your exposure time is pretty close when the image begins to appear at about 20 seconds.
    Have fun!
    John
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    Re: post your trees!

    4 step process
    from the little island of departed spirits
  22. Re: Designing a studio space for natural light portraiture

    Hi Monty

    I hate to suggest this, but you might ask your wife go make you some window glass:). My old architectural conservation professor used to tell us stories about the glass blowers making a...
  23. Re: Hunting for that special 4x5, my first LF camera

    I looked at the prices and was like, holy mackerel this place has a lot of deals! then I realized it was 1966 :)
    fun catalog!
    thanks :)
    ==

    justlikeswimming
    I'm not sure what kind of travel...
  24. Re: Marketing Platinum Portraits in 11x14 , Is this posible and then How?

    best of luck !
    john
  25. Re: Hunting for that special 4x5, my first LF camera

    Sorry I can't really help you there, I know nothing about Sinars other than when I was looking to buy a LF camera I couldn't afford one!
    I remember the sales guy at the local shop chewing my boss'...
  26. Poll: Re: Poll: How do you process large format black and white film?

    split processed d72 or a130 || caffenol C || 8-30 sheets || 1:10 for 5 mins in the soup || 5 mins in the drink || shuffled continuously
    YMMV
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    sorry about that, it was a can of worms that needed to be opened :)
    and I figured since everyone was trying to sell one of them puny Sinars I might as
    well mention a real camera LOL
  28. Re: Best Developer For 4x5 Hard Rubber 1/2 Gallon Tanks

    THUMBS UP!

    I think the formulary the chemical components to mix both of these from scratch if you get into a pickle.
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    DK50 and replenish it with DK50R.. or go to Bluegrass Packaging and get some Harvey's 777.
    Keep track of how many films you put through it and when its time to mix more, leave 1/3 the tank to...
  30. Re: Marketing Platinum Portraits in 11x14 , Is this posible and then How?

    the idea that a regular person on the street would be some sort of connoisseur about photography is kind of strange. most people where I live ( near RISD and Boston )
    that I have run across don't...
  31. Re: Marketing Platinum Portraits in 11x14 , Is this posible and then How?

    hi torontoamateur
    its not an easy racket to get into. You might start by figuring out your costs / print ( film, chemistry &c ) and then multiply by a factor of 3 ( 1/overhead 1/ cost 1/ profit )...
  32. Re: Hunting for that special 4x5, my first LF camera

    I was reminded by a very wise man on another forum a few weeks ago that any 4x5 camera purchased as a first camera is most likely the wrong camera. Hopefully this takes some of the pressure off you...
  33. Re: Does a new luxury 8x10 camera make sense in 2021?

    of course its worth it !

    Only Og Oggelby would be caught dead some old fashioned gear, a cobbled together 50 or 100 year old camera and vintage lenses.



    that's why we are all going to...
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    Re: How Many Pros use LF?

    Much of my income has also been HABS work and sometimes the research too ..but in the past 10 years ( for states not the feds ) has been Dslr based - pigment prints and a burned CD of images. .. way...
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    Re: Sunny !6 Users Unite!

    I haven't used a meter in a long time, that goes for slide film too...
    Fred Parker's website is pretty helpful for the uninitiated
    http://www.fredparker.com/ultexp1.htm
    John
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    Re: Tmax 400 in D-76 correct dev time

    Hi Jared

    Usually times given by manufacturers and people on the internet are "starting points". Not everyone's shutters are exactly the same, people expose their films differently because their...
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    Re: Beautiful Contemporary Daguerreotypes

    Beautiful Portraits !
    Thanks for the link --
    John
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    Re: Is Dektol supposed to be brown?

    Hi FrancisF
    You might consider buying the raw chemicals ( they aren't expensive and you don't need the get the Sodium Carbonate you can just get A+H Super Washing Soda or dehydrate Baking Soda in an...
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    Re: Unique/ lesser known portrait lenses

    Hi cirwin2010
    you might look into getting a folding camera that took a largish roll film size like a kodak autographic 3a post card camera
    and take the lens off of it ( when you open the back you...
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    Re: Post your churches

    219659back road church
    maybe on local route 12 in Clayville
    (cyanotype and home made seawater and bottled emulsion, tap water washed no developer )
    good old 5x7 film ( not sure which one either...
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