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  1. Re: What Was the Process for Getting War Zone Photographs to Print Before Digital Cam

    Thanks. Interesting that film was still being used for a major news event in 2001.

    In the last two years, there's been an explosion of people on YouTube using iPhones to broadcast in real time...
  2. Re: What Was the Process for Getting War Zone Photographs to Print Before Digital Cam

    Thanks guys. The video (two posts up) is very well done. Wikipedia has an entry on the guy who made it, who among other things was an Olympic swimmer and water polo player: Jim Handy

    There's also...
  3. What Was the Process for Getting War Zone Photographs to Print Before Digital Cameras

    This question came up in a discussion about Ukraine's reluctance to give photojournalists access to the front. As I write this, The Guardian has just published an article by two of its journalists in...
  4. Re: Famous photograph of Winston Churchill missing from Ottawa Hotel

    OK, if the person who stole the print sells it to a dealer who's a "dishonest liar and cheat", who is presumably going to stiff the vendor as well as a buyer, the dealer may be able to sell it to...
  5. Re: Famous photograph of Winston Churchill missing from Ottawa Hotel

    I'm not planning to play amateur art theft sleuth. I suppose you could phone the RCMP unit that deals with art theft, and the Karsh estate, and ask how they can prove that the print, if it emerges,...
  6. Re: Famous photograph of Winston Churchill missing from Ottawa Hotel

    Police are reasonably confident that the photograph will eventually be recovered. They think that it's too well-known to "disappear" (among other things, the UK used it for the £5 note in 2016)....
  7. Re: Portable Solution to Make Overhead (90) Photographs

    The posts and photos in this thread show that conversion of the Gitzo centre column to a lateral arm works extremely well for cameras lighter than large format. I did further tests and photos that...
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    Sticky: Re: Large Format Channels on YouTube

    I've been maintaining this thread for the last year but won't be after today. Please contact Oren Grad if you're willing to maintain it going forward. He will have to change editing access to post...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    There's very little on YouTube about the issues discussed in this thread or on Ries tripods. Rather than write more posts here, I've decided to make a video about the performance of the Ries. I'll be...
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    Re: Banff and Jasper in mid Sept. 2022

    The NY Times publishes a "Canada Letter" on Saturdays for subscribers. This is from today's:

    At One of Canada’s Top Destinations, Tourists Are Back but Much Has Changed

    A little over a year had...
  11. Re: Aperture question - Scheimpflug - Portraits / Portraiture

    Hi Ig Nacio,

    If you haven't come across Harold Merklinger, his books are helpful, and available in .PDF form at http://www.trenholm.org/hmmerk/
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    Hi David,

    We cross-posted as I was trying to explain an apparent, and related, blatant inconsistency in my posts.

    To answer your question, yes.

    Great to see another believer, at least in...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    Some people may notice that Ries tripods made from wood other than maple cost as much as the Gitzo tripod that I was considering. I think that I need to clarify this. Ries made a number of tripods...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    The material is bronze, not brass. The distinction from aluminium is made in the post just above yours and in other posts where I've provided weight.

    I opted for bronze knobs, which are visible in...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    Why I chose Ries's J100-2 over its A100...

    Specifications that these two tripods have in common:

    Material: Wood
    Maximum height: 152cm (62")
    Minimum height: 30.5cm (12")
    Folded length: 102cm...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    My reasons for passing on the Leica Geosystems tripod...

    Specifications for the Leica are in post #1.

    I'm intrigued by surveyor tripods, and would like to try one that's been modified for...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    My reasons for passing on the Gitzo Series 5 tripod...

    Specifications for the Gitzo are in post #1.

    The attraction of the Gitzo is that it would have been a complete replacement for my Series 3...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    I've rotated the photos from Bernice Loui's post #27. The photos show her modified Dutch Hill Surveyor Tripod supporting a Sinar Norma.


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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    I'm adding the photo below because it isn't on Ries's website. I learned about the component and the photo during a discussion with Ries owner Spencer.

    It's the Riser/High Hat that Ries sells for...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    Don't want to get ahead of myself, but I'll make two observations now.

    I think that this tripod is going to be easy to level from the legs. I'm sufficiently confident that I'm not going to have...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    Received the new tripod this afternoon, a Ries J100-2. I'll post about why I chose it over the other options, and how it performs, over the next few days.

    I'll be trying out the approaches to...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    Yes, but carbon fibre is much more reliable than it once was.

    I have as much reason as anybody to be circumspect about the material. Years ago, the BBC interviewed my crew mates and I after an...
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    Re: Banff and Jasper in mid Sept. 2022

    Hugo,

    Maybe consider calling Alberta Tourism and explaining that you're a camera manufacturer. Might simplify your visit a little.
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    Re: Banff and Jasper in mid Sept. 2022

    Sunset at Jasper September 1st: 7:40 p.m.
    September 30th: 6:46 p.m.
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    A word about FLM and its tripods...

    As some know, forum participant @Ari is FLM's North American distributor. I recently purchased an FLM quick release clamp from him that I'm quite happy with,...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    That's a very competitively priced tripod, and I like the fact that levelling is built in: https://www.berlebach.de/en/?bereich=details&id=292

    I've never seen a Berlebach tripod and had a look at...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    UPS says that I'll have the new tripod tomorrow. I'll have time to evaluate it over the weekend and post about how it's working out. In post #1, I set out my preferences/requirements and the three...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    When needed, you can always use a riser...

    This is RRS's carbon fibre ground tripod with a Blackmagic camera and Miller fluid head, but the principle's the same. This tripod has a lower maximum...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    How did you go about rigging the tops of your surveyor tripods for cameras?

    Really Right Stuff makes two ground tripods that I have, one aluminium and one carbon fibre. The aluminium tripod is...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    Hi Peter,

    Your post raises an interesting difference in personal requirements and preferences.

    Note that the Gitzo option in post #1 is a Series 5 tripod. It has only three sections, its top...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    Hi Fred,

    As part of this decision, I checked what Gitzo makes in aluminium. I was unable to find anything. I don't think that Gitzo makes aluminium tripods anymore. Certainly, its Systematic...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    Please note the purpose of this thread, which is stated in the first sentence: "The purpose of this thread is to talk about options that I was considering for a new tripod and, when I've had a chance...
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    Re: My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    Thanks for mentioning your video bowl. The 75mm bowl that I use with the Miller Fluid Head and with a Gitzo Levelling Base was one of the important considerations in making this decision.
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    My New Tripod: Gitzo vs Leica Surveyor vs Ries

    The purpose of this thread is to talk about options that I was considering for a new tripod and, when I've had a chance to test it this weekend, about the one that I chose. It might interest some...
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    Re: First 8x10 Exposures with Toyo Field

    Just to note that those lenses tend to be expensive on the used market. The Schneider 150mm Super-Symmar XL is also an option. It's quite a bit lighter and offers f/5.6, but it's very expensive. All...
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    Re: Banff and Jasper in mid Sept. 2022

    Watch where the guy in the video above (post #17) goes from 7:40 to 10:00.

    It might be possible to arrange to go to Spirit Island on one tour boat, and return on the next. That would provide more...
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    Re: Banff and Jasper in mid Sept. 2022

    I don't think that I'd bother just to see Spirit Island, which is mostly notable for its aboriginal legend, but I'd consider going to see Maligne Lake. Internet sites say that it's the longest lake...
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    Re: Banff and Jasper in mid Sept. 2022

    This was 2018. In any event, McKinnon was shooting digital. I'm sure that "Large Format Lab" on the door refers to large format digital printing, not large format film. Hence the shots of the printer...
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    Re: Banff and Jasper in mid Sept. 2022

    Peter McKinnon, "The internet is fuelled by narcissism, but the mountains won't remember who I am." (Banff, fall 2019)



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Z0lv6qlj0Q
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    Re: Banff and Jasper in mid Sept. 2022

    Calgary commercial photographer Todd Korol, shooting just the other side of the mountains, fall 2020.
    Two weeks, 5x7, one lens, FP4+
    Shooting average: 4 sheets of FP4+ per day assuming two days of...
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