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    Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    Oh good. Looks like it will be in a caring environment. Good look with the restoration.
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    Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    FWIW there is a Deardorf Studio Stand on the Quad cities Craigslist. No affiliation. Looks like needs a good home.
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    Re: I-70 Colorado and Utah

    A soak in Glenwood Springs helps sustain old bones.
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    Re: Packard shutter bulb replace???

    Insufflator bulb?
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    Poll: Re: Do you buy photographic prints / art?

    I have an office and have purchased several prints to decorate the space. Have bought at local art fairs to support them. Have bought more expensive works from galleries/photographers while...
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    Re: Suggestions for April LF photo trips?

    So where did you go? Any pictures?
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    Re: Suggestions for April LF photo trips?

    I would like to spend some time in northwest Arkansas before the heat of summer. Lots of waterfalls and streams and structure. Buffalo River National Waterway is also there and looks accessible. ...
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    Big Cypress Gallery

    Spending spring break in Florida. Raining today so headed to Big Cypress Gallery. I have a fondness for great landscapes of the west. Is it okay to mix in some Florida swamps?
  9. Re: Justin Lowery, the best landscape photographer of the current times?

    On the topic of plagiarism-

    I was reading this morning AA Examples:The Making of 40 Photographs. I was hoping to create a little spark of inspiration or find some outlet for my GAS by reading...
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    Re: 2019 Dark Cloth

    I have been happy with my Stone Photo Gear.
  11. Re: Salt Lake City/ Park City recommendations...

    Bridal Veil Falls. Provo Canyon. Well visited though. There were some nice galleries in PC. Fatali Gallery looks closed.
  12. Re: What kind of freezer you are using to freeze your film?

    My chemistry days are long past, but doesn't freezing imply a change in "physical state" or "phase" as in liquid to solid. Is storage below O degree Celsius(32 degree Fahrenheit) much different than...
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    Re: Picking up a De Vere 5108

    I took all that was in the sale bill except the exhaust fan. Huge easel and paper cutter and several large trays.

    Ken
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    Re: Picking up a De Vere 5108

    I moved my 5108 from Nashville to Peoria in one piece minus the baseboard. It rode very snuggly in the back of an older Yukon xl.

    Congrats on your purchase. Buy more film.

    Ken
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    Re: Eclipse From Wyoming

    Rain and clouds in Central Missouri. But a nice picnic and family time as we send our daughter off to the University of Illinois this evening.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Film holders-care and feeding

    So I have several plastic film holders in decent condition but appear to have sat on a shelve for a couple decades. They are pretty cruddy. Any suggestions on cleaning them up. Will dish soap and...
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    Re: Photography and Politics

    "Democracy is two wolves and a sheep asking what's for dinner" I have seen this attributed to Ben Franklin.
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    Re: Photography and Politics

    Photograph of church allowed. We even have a thread on that.

    Photograph of church with comment such as "I am posting this cathedral photo to raise awareness of the loss of religious...
  19. Re: Must read books for large format photography?

    Great picture. I have wondered, given all the concerns about tripods and stability and shake, how stable can you be on a platform supported by air, rubber, and springs?
  20. Must read books for large format photography?

    Please recommend books for a newbie's library. I have printed and punched several article form the home page and they are in a binder. I have the three AA books and look at them a lot. What else...
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    Re: About dark cloth

    This seems to be the best thread I could find looking through the archives. Anybody have any new experiences? I need one for 8x10 and 4x5. Not really wanting to DIY. The Harrison look like a good...
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    Re: Best practices for frozen sheet film

    So is film really frozen? Or stored in a freezer? Or is it already frozen, even at normal ambient temperature?
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    Re: Is the Forum a repository or a community?

    Reflections of a noob.

    I check the forum several times a day. I have very little to offer or advise except non-photographic issues. Still I believe I have learned much passively from questions,...
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    Re: Tripod Recomendation

    Deardorff
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    Re: Tripod Recomendation

    Could someone offer some advice/discussion regarding tripod heads for 8x10. I have a Manfrotto 475 set of legs sold to/gifted by a forum member. I have a 229 pan head I think--with the pentagon...
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    Re: Recommended 8x10 holders

    Regarding the Toyo holder, are these the one that stink? How about counterfeiting? Is that an issue? Should I choose to buy new, is there a preferred vender.

    Thanks Stone for mentioning the...
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    Recommended 8x10 holders

    I am a hobbyist with a new to me Deardorff. I am more concerned about quality, ease of use, best rather than value. While weight may be a valid concern, I don't see much back packing with this. How...
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    Re: Inspection of camera for purchase

    It is an 8x10 . Recent vintage.
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    Re: Inspection of camera for purchase

    A big old Deardorff. I understand the bottom plate can have issues.
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    Re: Inspection of camera for purchase

    Seller offers fourteen day returns and eBay 's buyer protection. Have had several interactions with the seller before and after the closing of the auction. He seems intent on completion of a deal...
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    Inspection of camera for purchase

    I am headed to inspect and hopefully pick up a view camera purchased on eBay. Any specific things to pay attention to? Bellows and ground glass need looked at. There are lenses involved too.
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  32. Re: Light and small speedlights that don't squeal?

    How about a Holga for 9 dollars off amazon.
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    Archival print storage tissue.

    Looking to organize and store some enlargements. Would like some tissue to help protect. Do I want acid free unbuffered or buffered?. Any suggestions.

    Thanks
    Ken
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    Re: The 250mm 10" Wide Field Ektar thread.

    So a regular old series 9 retaining ring or screw in hood will fit?
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    Re: The 250mm 10" Wide Field Ektar thread.

    As the OP intended I would appreciate seeing examples of what this lens is capable. As a newbie would like to know more if this lens shines as a portrait or still life lens or in some other usage.
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    Best "universal" lens board for 8x10.

    So as I contemplate a vintage view camera such as a Deardorff and possibly a lightweight such as a Ritter or Chamonix or Canham in the future is there a best size to mount the lenses, for use with an...
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    Re: IATA new standard for the carry on bags

    Sitting at the Amtrak Station in Salt Lake waiting on the eastbound California Zephyr. Due in at 3 AM and now two hrs late. One has to have a lot of flexibility and patience to travel by train in...
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    Re: Useful IKEA items.

    Thanks for all the suggestions. I picked up a couple things including the dignitet. Thanks for your suggestions, Ginette. When dealing with my Bride, I need all the coaching if can get.

    I don't...
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    Useful IKEA items.

    This week on our annual spring break pilgrimage to the scary big city, I will likely be forced to endure a trip to the mega-retail paradise. Has anyone found any useful items for use in their...
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    Re: Tips for Yellostone?

    Visited Jackson Hole late last September. Did the south loop of YNP. I think you want to visit the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone in the morning so the falls are not backlit.

    In Jackson we visited...
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