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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    Bryan, that would make a terrific big print!
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    Re: Screen Cezanne Users Unite

    What are you scanning, what's the end purpose, and why are you scanning at 800 dpi?
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    Re: Stitching scans or not???

    I agree. Alignment, exact focus, freedom from vibration all become much more important, and harder to achieve, when going up in magnification. If you don't have a lens who's optimum range is in the...
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    Re: Stitching scans or not???

    The only reason is to increase resolution. What determines that is how big you might want to print. When I started with dslr scanners, my camera only had 10mp, which meant the stitching was...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Thanks, Chris. There's something to be said about having a not completely terrible camera with you all the time.
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Two from tonight's walk. Stumped?

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/pamzififtryk1zf/IMG_20200405_162433-edit-Edit.jpg?raw=1

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/o50qgec8sugn8r1/IMG_20200405_162454-edit.jpg?raw=1
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    Re: Hole Saw For Commercial Ektar Lens

    So, let's sum up: use tools properly. If you don't, there might be a problem. I'm glad we have that settled.
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    Re: Quarantine Pictures Any Format

    Nicely done, DG.
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Two from the mid-day dog walk

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/0qnfaozqszwcqgx/IMG_20200403_132857-Edit.jpg?raw=1

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/fynkqspkzx4agpq/IMG_20200403_125517-Edit.jpg?raw=1
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  10. Re: Paul C Buff modifiers on Speedotron heads?

    If I remember rightly, you can buy Speedotron plates for softbox rings. Some rings allow you to interchange collars for various system. Like this:...
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    Re: Quarantine Pictures Any Format

    Thanks, Darr, although the unknown artist deserves any credit.
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    Re: Quarantine Pictures Any Format

    From today's mid-day dog walk:

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/ke91mjd03v6hf1b/IMG_20200403_131021.jpg?raw=1
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    Re: Macro setup possible

    Something like a 150mm G-claron makes a terrific lens for shooting at about 1x magnification on 4x5. They're cheap.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    That's a really nice look, Bryan. I have the same lens, but I haven't used it yet. Time to give it a try!
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    Re: Hole Saw For Commercial Ektar Lens

    Me too, Chris. I've used hole saws, fly cutters, router, CNC....All have worked just fine with proper setup and use.
  16. Re: Paul C Buff modifiers on Speedotron heads?

    I have a bunch of Speedotron equipment. Short of using a tin snips and rivets, I don't see how to do this.
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    That's terrific, Scott!
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    Re: Moving away from Adobe

    I'm with Darr on this. Photoshop and Lightroom are terrific programs, and there is an absolute ton of good tutorials and plugins. How much is 8x10 BW film these days? 5 bucks a sheet or so? 2...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Thanks. I put a sacrificial cast iron pan on the bottom of the oven. I put fire bricks in it. There's also a thick baking stone that the bread bakes on. I preheat for an hour. Score the bread....
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/9l7szqwvv6apkax/crust_1200.jpg?raw=1
    Crust
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    Re: Quarantine Pictures Any Format

    From today's mid-day dog walk:

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/668bt86euh710ua/Easter_Santa_Pandemic_1000_2.jpg?raw=1

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/1krvyi5jzeykx7u/Easter_Santa_Pandemic_1000.jpg?raw=1
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    Re: Rodinol to D 23

    Thanks, Jim.
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    Re: Rodinol to D 23

    Yeah, just buy the constituents. It's so cheap and easy to mix.

    Jim, do you mean it stores a long time, or do use it replentished?

    I plan to follow Michael's practice and use it to develop...
  24. Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    For those who stumble on this thread...The Deardorff stand is very sturdy, much sturdier than a Century Centennial or the Agfa-Ansco version. When everything is locked down, if you bump into it,...
  25. Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Good one, Tuco.
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    Well done, Qamaro!
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    That's kind of you to say, Ken. Thanks. Your closeups are outstanding, and I thought I'd give it a try. Yours are much better, but this was still fun. It's a cup and saucer. The dark areas are...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/m02es8r56mgorit/Cup_1200.jpg?raw=1
    For Ken
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    Re: post your trees!

    Thanks, Guys.
  30. Re: New Intrepid "Black" Edition 4x5 Camera - No Plywood! Also...

    My Intrepid 8x10 MKII is almost a good camera. As received, there were just too many quality issues/strange design issues, most having to do with the back. Hopefully, they'll get there eventually. ...
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    Re: Finding f-stops for remounted lens

    Bob's method works great. I use a related method. I have an incident meter that has a magnet. I simply put the whole meter inside my camera. It reads to my phone in 1/10th stops, which is close...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Thank you, Christopher. That's very kind of you. The regular images are 12 mp. The panoramics, the first I've shot with the phone, a OnePlus 7T, are 300 dpi at 72 inches.
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    Terrific, Bryan!
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/n2p9vh3v4uwvrcs/IMG_20200328_132344_2_1200.jpg?raw=1

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/r1169j8m18hom86/IMG_20200328_131918-Edit_1200.jpg?raw=1
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    I went for a short walk today. Only had my phone with me, and so the quality of these photos is low.

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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    looks great, Bryan!
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    https://www.dropbox.com/s/0djjfu5q57u4pdf/120_bw-0841_square_1000.jpg?raw=1
    Pine Creek Grist Mill Pond
  38. Re: Enlarger head using RGB LED 3W - complete project

    Great job! Thanks!
  39. Re: My new backpack, Seek Outside Exposure 5000

    I've asked on their Facebook page, but they haven't answered yet. Maybe we could do a group order.

    When I backpacked with 4x5, a number of years ago, I used a really great backpacking backpack,...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Those look great, David!
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