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    Re: George Tice video by B&H

    Thank you for posting the video which I very much enjoyed. I met George Tice many years ago and shared a wonderful conversation with him about what went in to the making of his iconic image of Pettis...
  2. Thread: Drying Clips

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    Re: Drying Clips

    You may want to explore stainless steel, spring loaded, single point clips which is what I use. Kodak used to sell them as "Dental Clips." However, they are difficult to find. Precise Canada offers a...
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    Re: New and need help

    There are many good suggestions here. Also, if possible, consider renting or borrowing both types of cameras to determine which one that best suits your individual needs.
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    Re: A large-format laugh from Matt Marrash

    Now ... that ... was outrageously funny.
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    Re: Strange black blur spots on 4x5 320 Trix

    If you are using a developer that you have mixed from powder, consider filtering the developer before use. A funnel and a coffee filter can be used.
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    Re: Portraits from 2021

    John,

    Your work is consistently superb.
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    Re: RIP Will Dunniway

    Will's passing is a great loss. I am saddened to hear the news.
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    Re: Your favorite Enlarger Timer

    The Metrolux 11 has been a constant performer.
  9. Thread: Darkroom Tip

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    Re: Darkroom Tip

    Ah ... the old pencil in the beaker technique
  10. Re: ULF (and other sizes) Negative Sleeves In Stock at Climax Photo

    Thanks! I just place my order.
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    Re: Camper Van Suggestions in 2021

    +1
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    Re: Flutots Shutter Repair

    Thank you for the update.
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    Re: Identification, please

    Hilarious!
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    Re: Sacrifice Rear Movements for Stability

    +1 regarding Alan's wind stabilizer.
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    Re: NuArc 26 K plate burner

    The Nu Arc 26 1ks is a solid performer. You may also want to research the Amerigraph v28 1200 plate burner.
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    Re: Jan Pietrzak’s passing.

    Jan was a talented artist, gifted teacher and a kind man of tremendous intellect who was devoted to his wife, Gale. He patiently gave me my start in pt/pd ... over ... and over ... and over again. I...
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    Re: DIY darkroom sink

    +1 West Marine epoxy

    https://www.westmarine.com/
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    Re: photographer's name?

    Andrew Glover ?
  19. Re: Learning about environmental portraiture - which photographers should I study?

    Environmental portraiture covers a broad spectrum however i certainly regard August Sander as one of the true masters of the genre.
  20. Re: What’s the trick to unloading film holders?

    Guitar pick
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    Re: Platinum and Palladium Print Resources

    Dick Arentz's book "Platinum and Palladium Printing" (Second Edition) is a very good resource. While it is out of print and difficult to find, a PDF version is available by contacting Dick directly;...
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    Re: 14x20 ULF In Practice

    The Nikkor M 450 mm (stopped down) is often considered a good first lens for ULF. The 19 in Dagor (stopped down) should also cover 14 x 20.
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    Re: Michael A. Smith has passed away

    Along the road, Michael shared his rich and vast knowledge for which I am most grateful. He was a talented and curious artist that sadly, has left us too soon.
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    Re: DIY Darkroom Trays/Sink?

    To seal my darkroom sink, I used fiberglass and marine grade resin over plywood with great success.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jHUI0CiYbs
  25. Re: Best process for drying negatives after development?

    Kodak, dental film clips, cat #1492586 (box of 12) are strong enough to securely hold large format film and they leave a very small imprint on the corner of the film although they can be difficult to...
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    Re: Any LF groups in Texas?

    "You'll not find two nicer people and great photographers than Ms 8x20 and husband JB"

    +1
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    Re: Do you have an old favorite dodging tool?

    I have an eight piece dodging wand set made by Reinhold Schable that are a pleasure to use.
  28. Re: Where are the great shots? Am I a cynicist or a realist?

    Quote Originally Posted by cowanw
    Don't know if it makes any difference but I think you have inspired many others. "Jesus at 100", I will never forget; you have given Jesus a tiny bit of...
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    Re: Darkroom Temperature

    Re: Kane Warmers

    Than you for the great resource.
  30. Re: Platinum and Palladium Photographs: Technical History, Connoisseurship, and Prese

    Thanks Randy. This publication appears to be a wonderful resource that I will greatly enjoy.
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    Re: 2017 Portraits: September

    Mark,

    Congratulations on your immensely sophisticated images.

    “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.”

    ― Mahatma Gandhi
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    Re: Remembering OLIVER GAGLIANI

    In addition to Oliver being an exceptionally talented artist, he was also a uniquely kind person.
  33. Re: Shortening black and white film washing time?

    Ilford recommends a multiple fill and dump washing process that you may find to be of interest.
    https://www.ilfordphoto.com/amfile/file/download/file_id/2012/product_id/711/
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    Re: UV exposure boxes

    In response to you question, the units from Edwards Engineering are of a very high quality.
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    Re: ULF Camera Cart

    I also use the same exact cart that Michael posted, for every format up to and including 8x10. It has proven to be extremely rugged.

    For ULF, when on a flat surface such as a sidewalk, I use a...
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    Re: Legs For A Camera Bag?

    When working out of either a medium camera bag or backpack, in order raise them up from ground level, I have had success using a Coleman Rambler camping stool.
    ...
  37. Thread: Petroglyphs

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    Re: Petroglyphs

    P.M. sent
  38. Re: Alt-Process Prints from Digital Negatives or Positives

    Andrew,

    To say that both of your photographs are spectacular would be insufficient. More so, these compelling images transform and glorify the commonplace, not simply to report the experience, but...
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    Re: Veritar instructions?

    John,
    In all the excitement of reading the focus instructions for my Veritar, I inadvertently wrote Verito instead of Veritar. Again, thanks for the clarification and the very helpful instructions....
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    Re: Veritar instructions?

    Thank you John. The Wollensak Verito instructions are most helpful.
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