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    Re: Switch from Epson to Canon printer?

    I have both - Epson 7800 and Canon IPF 9400 and I love both units. When I want archival I go to pt pd and gum.
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    Re: Christmas in the Big City

    Complete Lockdown here in Toronto, but surprisingly we are all optimistic about the future. Streets are full of people, everyone wearing masks , going about doing business.
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    Re: Getting started in 11x14"

    Its taken quite a while Drew , but having the shows has helped me get a following in the local Toronto area where I sell most of my work.. I am trying to do about two large shows a year locally where...
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    Re: Getting started in 11x14"

    Hi Drew

    Actually now my personal work is generating about 20% of my income and I am actively mixing it with work for others.. There may be a day when I fully retire.. but I do not see this...
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    Re: Getting started in 11x14"

    Thanks Randy... I have always pinned for a small town, I grew up in Woodstock Ontario and then moved to Toronto for the greater part of my adult life... Toronto is great make no bones about it, the...
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    Re: Getting started in 11x14"

    I posted a couple of years ago on this thread, I still have not made a full image print on my 11 x 14 enlarger.. since that last post I have moved to my second last work space , this one I believe I...
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    Re: Bostick & Sullivan Website DOA

    Geezzzz don't scare me they have been delivering about twice a month to me over Covid and all I can say is B&S is a first rate company..
  8. Thread: Avedon

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    Re: Avedon

    Drew - 17000 8 x10 negatives over a five year period,, 130 final prints for the exhibit.. this project will go down in history as one of the greatest photo projects ever.... When he was near death he...
  9. Thread: Lupex Paper

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    Re: Lupex Paper

    I am using digital silver negatives that are calibrated to paper dev combo... no need for water bath .
  10. Thread: Lupex Paper

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    Re: Lupex Paper

    I will take a couple of I phone pics of my set up as I print this week to show how I am using old and new.
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    Re: Lupex Paper

    Thanks Merg. and all others , we are purchasing this paper 16 x 20 in size and I will discuss this with the young man driving this idea and we will try a few of the developers suggested .. The...
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    Re: Lupex Paper

    Andrej I have one of your images hanging on the wall..It is quite neutral I assume it was Gallerie 3. yes no?
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    Re: Lupex Paper

    I have Galerie 4, Ilford Warmtone and Agfa Classic prints hanging in my studio space right now.. I remember MAS prints to be neutral, Peter I know you have seen a lot of M&P prints is Lupex neutral...
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    Re: Lupex Paper

    I always found MAS prints neutral tone ,, I am hoping to see a warmer tone with Lupex more in the range of Ilford Warmtone or Agfa Classic.
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    Re: Lupex Paper

    That is a good point Andrej I will also look at the Grade 3 Galerie... the only non issue is that my Lambda paper is Galerie G4 so I am not offering a warmer paper option.
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    Lupex Paper

    Hi Folks

    I am making digital silver negatives enlarged to 20 x 24 and want to match them up to Lupex paper which I believe is the same as the Azo paper of old.

    I am wondering what developers...
  17. Re: Photographing Darkroom Prints To Be Shown Online

    I have a north facing window and I use an Iphone for this purpose. works well for me
  18. Poll: Re: Gauging interest in scanning service based on DT Cultural Heritage Phase One syst

    This is a phase one camera on a dedicated copy board , I too have interest in this system for my client base.
    It is a lot of money for a device to only scan originals,, but it can do any form of...
  19. Re: Making separation negatives from color positive sheet film

    I have seen Sandy Kings darkroom style tri colour carbons . He made a few and they are quite lovely. I would consider him a expert source on this subject
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    Re: Selenium Toner for Archivability

    It has always been my belief that the selenium couples around the silver metal forming a extra barrier of stability, depending on dilution and the amount of time the shadows and midtones do receive...
  21. Re: New Color Carbon Printing Service business... A new trend ?

    I find it interesting that there is indeed interest. I will not be investing in new equipment to do the film but some of these younger guys may .. they are doing weekly research and reaching out to a...
  22. Re: New Color Carbon Printing Service business... A new trend ?

    Update on this thread... I had fun going over this one.... Calvin is offering workshops and is selling pigments , I use his brand and they are good, he has released a package on his work that to be...
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    Re: Digital file to B&W negative

    I use a Lambda 76 and have been making digital negatives on ortho film for years... up to 28 x 40 inch in size...(very expensive). to answer your question my negatives are made for contact exposure...
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    Re: NuArc 26 K plate burner

    M&R is a company that sells and has parts ... I would try talking with them .. I have three nuarcs. they are great
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    Re: Experience with Colenta Processors

    Hi sperdynamite where are you located?? I think this is the answer for your needs, I would probably get rid of the plastic splash guards inside the wet room in case there ever was a malfunction...
  26. Re: Long narrow printing trays, where to get them?

    I went to Home Depot they have under the bed heavy duty plastic storage units that I use are perfect for scrolling prints.
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    Re: Carbon Printing Video

    Great Video Vaughn and Jim looks like a complete experience.
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    Re: Carbon printing vs Gum dichromate

    I can only speak to gum printing, I have found that the secret for me at least is the ability for the light to harden the gum - pigment- Ammonium Dichromate mixture. where there is more light more...
  29. Re: Dry mounting and the “orange peel” effect

    Yes , also depending on how much pressure you give... when pressing prints I error on a hotter press with less pressure and time.
  30. Re: Archival Properties of Varnishes used in Wetplate

    Just photoshop differences, I think -- I see no fading or surface defects.
  31. Re: Archival Properties of Varnishes used in Wetplate

    Ok so the first image which is warm and golden and the second image is quite desaturated... I am a bit confused
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    Re: Pyro

    This is what I do as well...


    I also should point out that with PMK which I am use to I find the most significant factor is the tannin effect or the hardening of the film as it develops which...
  33. Re: Which State is the Best State for Landscape Photographers to Live?

    Drew we have spies looking out for the likes of you , trying to get into Canada....
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

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    the plate burners in action , 26K and 32K , this is one of the sinks, those are 20 x 24 trays and a 33 x 44 wash out station.
  35. Re: Which State is the Best State for Landscape Photographers to Live?

    Well right now we are considering letting Oregon, California, Washington to join Canada all immigration welcome up here.

    I kind of like the Carolina's so they can come up here as well
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    Re: Decent Video Camera for Website Posting?

    I phone for anything on the web for me.. perfect device
  37. Re: Which State is the Best State for Landscape Photographers to Live?

    Ontario the last state to join has amazing lakes and rugged features.
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    Re: Tray print washer question

    I would love to make a vertical washer for murals, kind of what I have seen of videos of Clyde Butcher has.. if anyone has plans for one of these I would love to see them... I would use the hard grey...
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    Re: Experience with Colenta Processors

    Not to mention that back in the day when I managed a E6 lab we had Kodak and Fuji technical help at our fingertips and any one running a film lab did run calibration . E6 was the most finicky, C41...
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    Re: Experience with Colenta Processors

    I went to your website.. Really nice ... I too used a Fuji Frontier Scanner and loved it,, I also have a Creo Eversmart and Imocan.... When I did my last move I got rid of the Frontier Scanner. I...
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