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    Re: Foto 3 competition - follow up

    Joe

    I really do understand your desire to see the winners and I am not unsympathetic to your interest. However, I have been asked by the winners to not let them be subjected to the kind of...
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    Re: Foto 3 competition - follow up

    I announced the judges names in late April or early May. He had a name badge on, he was a presenter on several panels, he hung around the conference registration desk and was available most of the...
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    Re: Foto 3 competition - follow up

    By accessing this site, you agree not to abuse other site users, neither by posting offensive comments (like personal attacks or insulting language

    This rule has been violated repeatedly by people...
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    Re: Foto 3 competition - follow up

    The GP winner was on the program, many of the other winners were displayed at the conference. What part of this do people not understand?

    One of the judges was at the conference for any and all to...
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    Re: Foto 3 competition - follow up

    Yes David, there were two judges. Most competitions like this have one.



    steve simmons
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    Re: Foto 3 competition - follow up

    I am interested in seeing who won and who the honorable mentions are/were.

    This is all that I and everyone else is asking for.

    If you cannot do this, give me the list of judges.


    Goodness...
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    Re: Foto 3 competition - follow up

    We showed the Grand Prize winner on the conference program. Many of the other winners were shown on Sat and Sunday at the conference in the lounge area. There has been no attempt to hide anything....
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    Re: Foto 3 competition - follow up

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    "Who the f*** are these people anyway that they can behave this way.


    This was a quote from one of the winners. They were appalled at the behavior...
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    Re: Foto 3 competition - follow up

    We showed the other winners the thread here and asked them if they wanted to have their names made public and the answer was NO. They are not participants here and don't want anything to do with the...
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    Re: Foto 3 competition -Welcome back Steve.

    After talking with several others, including the judges, we are not going to put up anything. Given the lynch mob mentality of a few self anointed people here who made a variety of remarks about us...
  11. Thread: Hello

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    Re: Hello

    Enjoy your foray into large format.

    steve simmons
    www.viewcamera.com
  12. Re: Calling SLC, Tetons, and Yellowstone area LF shooters

    There is a wonderful set of grain buildings in Ashton, ID, about an hour north of Idaho Falls.

    steve simmons
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    Southwest Workshop

    Gordon Hutchings and I are doing an Historic Sites in the Southwest workshop Sept 24-29. We will be visiting Acoma, Chaco and Canyon de Chelly. The workshop starts the morning of the 24th in Abq with...
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    Re: LF newbie

    If you go to the Free Articles section of the View Camera web site you will find a couple of articles on 5x7. The proportions are very nice for most subjects.

    Here is some readig that might...
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    Re: Movements!

    Much of the advice you received here was about rocks not buildings. Perhaps people did not read your original question.

    Architecture is a different and unique subject. It can not be photographed...
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    Re: Articles on DOF when tilting

    There is an article in the Free Section of the View Camera web site complete with diagrams called Field Camera Movements that might be helpful

    www.viewcamera.com


    steve simmons
  17. Re: Foto3 contest and traditional/conceptual divide

    Let me see if I understand this argument. If you think about your work, if you have a concept behind what you do it is not traditional and a sellout?! However, if you don't think about what you do,...
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    Re: Bodie

    Here is the web site

    http://www.monoinn.com/

    The restaurant is closed for 2008. There does not appear to be any lodging there.

    steve simmons
  19. Thread: Bodie

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    Re: Bodie

    The Mono Inn is owned by Ansel's son and daughter-in-law Michael and Jean Adams and run by a grand daughter - Sarah. I don't know if there is lodging there, they were going to build some a few years...
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    Re: Bodie

    There aren't any Bristlecones on the road to Bodie. They are further south out of Big Pine where the elevation is higher

    I also don't think there is a campground up either road to Bodie.

    Come...
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    Re: View Camera Magazine suggestions?

    I did sent Gevalia a PM asking for more specifics.

    steve simmons
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    Re: View Camera Magazine suggestions?

    Steve, I'd love to see more articles on large format portraiture. I realize it's a small nich in today's world but I know there are quite a few photographers still utilizing large format for their...
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    Re: View Camera Magazine suggestions?

    I don't know who you are or what you look like and I have never been introduced to anyone named Art Liem. If we did ever speak it would have been only in passing, not anything that would make me...
  24. Re: Foto3 contest and traditional/conceptual divide

    FWIW

    the grand prize photo was made with a 35mm film camera and printed traditionally.

    as selected by the judges

    steve simmons
  25. Re: Foto3 contest and traditional/conceptual divide

    That is why he did not announce nor present any of the winning work at the photo 3 conference.

    The Grand Prize winner was on the conference program guide and there were 500 copies given out at the...
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    Re: Foto3 - Competition/Website Disclaimer

    Please go to the foto3 site and show me where the document is

    www.foto3-2008.com


    steve simmons
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    Re: Foto3 - Competition/Website Disclaimer

    Not a surprise considering the offending page that started this thread is STILL online.


    where?

    steve simmons
  28. Re: Foto3 - Competition/Website Disclaimer

    Please reads posts #'s 30 and 32.



    steve
  29. Re: Foto3 - Competition/Website Disclaimer

    perhaps the whole point is to buy his magazine to see who won.

    Here is what I just said in post #30
    In deference to this group, we will put the three winners up on the web site. This will take a...
  30. Re: Foto3 - Competition/Website Disclaimer

    Many of the winners were digital submissions and there were not any prints. We gave the entrants the opportunity to send in prints or digital submissions. This made it more difficult for the judges...
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    There is not any way we can put all the images up. The entries have been returned, some weeks ago. To put up just the winners out of context would only invite endless second guessing. This was never...
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    Steve ...

    I think a class at a conference on how a curator of photography thinks, what choices they make, how...
  33. Re: Foto3 - Competition/Website Disclaimer

    As I said, the Grand Prize winner has been notified and the photo was on the conference program guide.

    The judges were Gary Huibregtse from CSU and Eric Paddock who is the Curator of Photography...
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    Re: Foto3 - Competition/Website Disclaimer

    The cards were not charged until after the judging as the packages were not opened until the day of the judging.

    We handled thus entire process in a very standard way. The entry form clearly...
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    Re: View Camera Magazine suggestions?

    No, have not met him either.

    steve simmons
  36. Re: Foto3 - Competition/Website Disclaimer

    The Grand Prize winning photo was done by a dentist from Florida and was on the conference program guide that was available at the conference. It was a quick grab shot that he took from a hotel...
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    Re: View Camera Magazine suggestions?

    Art and I have never met.

    steve simmons
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    Re: View Camera Magazine suggestions?

    If the readers complain frequently about the reproduction quality, maybe it would be a good idea to listen to them ? The goal should be to please readers, rather than authors.

    This statement seems...
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    Re: Foto3 - Competition/Website Disclaimer

    We have asked our web person to remove the contest entry form from the site. It was in the fine print at the bottom and I appreciate it being pointed out. I apologize for this oversight.

    steve...
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    Re: Foto3 - Competition/Website Disclaimer

    Our staff has been unable to find Ted's name anywhere on the site

    www.foto3-2008.com


    With regards to the contest most of the entries have been sent back and the grand prize winner has been...
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