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    Re: Dust Cleaning for Negatives

    Yes. I have a handful of these. They are a great product.

    D.
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    Dust Cleaning for Negatives

    I had a look at the older threads and there is commentary on equipment and supplies no longer around. I was wondering what the current best practices are. I am thankfully living in an area of...
  3. Thread: Allen Hess ??

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    Re: Allen Hess ??

    This appears to be his resume from a gallery that represents him.
    http://www.stonecropgallery.com/artists/allen/resume.pdf
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    Re: ULF Walk-in Camera?

    If you are interested in a camera obscura, these folks have a product to help out. (no affiliation other than I bought one).
    https://bonfoton.com/
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    Re: Stearman press ZoneView viewing filter

    Tiffen also made a black and white viewing filter. It was round and not useful from framing, but otherwise was similar to the Wratten 90.
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    Re: Wisner Technical Field - Manual?

    Thanks. It's better than what I have (nothing).

    Cheers,

    Doug
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    Wisner Technical Field - Manual?

    I found reference to a manual for Wisner Technical Field cameras while searching the forum. Sadly, the link is no longer active. Does anyone have the pdf and could share it, please?
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    Re: Silvestri 6x Tilting Loupe experiences?

    I have one and don't find myself using the tilting base. I like the size and the magnification.
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    Re: Shortening black and white film washing time?

    Definitiely Hypo Clear/Permawash/Washaid/etc. Reduces washing time greatly. On the order of 50%
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    Re: Greeting from Mali

    You should be able to bring the film on board the plane and the carry on scanners are generally safe for ISO 400 and lower. The checked luggage scanners (that scan the luggage going into the hold)...
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    Re: Film Drying, Best Practices

    I echo the call for some humidity in the drying cabinet. A pan filled with water (with a screen over it, so if film falls, it doesn't fall in), or even try misting the interior of the cabinet just...
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    Re: Historical women in photography

    Anna Atkins was one of the earliest female photographers that I am aware of.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Atkins
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    Re: Recommendations - book master prints

    Ricardo:

    In English, there are some books by Henry Horenstein that are very good starter books: "Basic Photography" as well as "Beyond Basic Photography". They provide a good starting point for...
  14. Thread: Portland Oregon

    by DougD
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    Re: Portland Oregon

    Astoria is west of Portland (couple hours drive, I think (someone can correct me)). It has a lot of character is a jumping off point to see the west coast.
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    Re: Using and Modifying the Travelwide 4x5 camera

    Just calibrated mine. No significant modifications. A little colour on the distance scale. Voigtlander viewfinder and a Blik. Looking forward to some fun with this kit.

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    Poll: Re: Wanderlust 4x5 P&S

    I just received a tracking number. That's a good sign.
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    Re: Astrophotography with the Travelwide 4x5?

    Yeah. I get it. As an apartment dweller, I don't have the kind of workshop access that some folks do.
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    Re: Wanderlust 4x5 P&S

    Given that the TW is so light, I am tempted to mount it on my Vixen Polarie (baby EQ mount for light cameras).140034
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    Re: How best to dry FP-100c in the field?

    Here is something similar:

    https://squareup.com/market/photole-photography/step-print-holder

    Also this:

    http://www.shapeways.com/shops/photochemicals

    D
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    Re: How best to dry FP-100c in the field?

    I saw a post on Reddit a while ago where someone had 3D printed a drying box with 8 slots. I will see if I can dig up the thread when I get home. (I recall asking if the OP would publish the file...
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    Re: Certificate Of Authenticity Paper

    I don't have any direct knowledge. I can point you at the Daniel Smith catalog, or the Blick art supply catalog.

    http://www.danielsmith.com/
    http://www.dickblick.com/

    They carry a lot of...
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    Really Expired Film

    I recently bought an old 5x7 which came with a few boxes of early 1960s era Tri-X. I have no plans to use it. It certainly was not frozen or carefully stored.

    Is there any use to this stuff?...
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    Re: Cheapskating into 5x7 ?

    I picked up this Keith Camera for $200 including some film holders and a lens. I found it on craigslist and it was dumb luck.
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  24. Re: 5x7 Phillips Camera NOT the modern RH Phillips camera - Lens Board

    WOW. My apologies folks. My brain, for some insane reason, was stuck on the idea that this was a Phillip camera. It is a KEITH. WTF is wrong with my brain. Sorry about the wild goose chase. ...
  25. Re: 5x7 Phillips Camera NOT the modern RH Phillips camera - Lens Board

    I'll break out a digitial camera tonight and take a pic. I hadn't realized it when I bought it, but it has a Packard shutter already installed. Now I'll have to start going after some barrel lenses...
  26. Re: 5x7 Phillips Camera NOT the modern RH Phillips camera - Lens Board

    It may not be pre WW2, it seems pretty old. It's fittings don't seem as finished as post war Anscos/Agfas that I've seen. If you have any knowledge about lens boards, let me know.
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    I recently acquired a 5x7 Phillips Camera (Pre WW2 vintage). It's rough around the edges, but pretty functional. The lensboard that came with it is 4"x4" with square cut corners.

    I wanted to...
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    Re: Lens repair in Vancouver

    Yes. Horst.
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    Re: Hello from Morocco! An update -

    I have to say this is a helluva cool thread.
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    Re: Suggestion for drying cabinet heater

    Light bulb. My dad used a couple of 75W bulbs to keep dew from forming inside his boat.
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    Re: Carbon Transfer Prints

    Awesome stuff Sandy.

    Cheers,

    Doug
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    Poll: Re: Wanderlust 4x5 P&S

    The Nov. 25 update on Kickstarter indicated that they were dealing with a minor defect that resulted from manufacturing. Which means that the production run was delayed and that once the run is...
  33. Thread: David Vestal

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    Re: David Vestal

    I really enjoyed reading his columns. His books: "Craft of Photography" and "Art of Black and White Enlarging" (I think) are terrific books that provided really clear thoughts on camera and darkroom...
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    Re: Louisiana/Mississippi

    Thanks Thom. I will do that this weekend once I get a few thoughts in my head.
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    Re: Louisiana/Mississippi

    Noted Thom and TG.
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    Re: Louisiana/Mississippi

    Ron: Yeah. I'm sure I will get mistaken for a northener, I'll just have to explain how far north.

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    Louisiana/Mississippi

    I am heading down to New Orleans for a holiday in the third week of October. I plan on taking 5 or 6 days at the start of the trip to head into Mississippi and/or west Louisina (and bayou country)...
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    Re: UV light source plans

    Google is your friend:

    http://www.alternativephotography.com/wp/darkroom/building-a-uv-printer
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    Re: tripod for toyo 810M

    I've got my 810M on top of a Ries A100 (Overkill) and a heavy duty Manfrotto 3 way head.
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Austin:

    You're killing me. Muster Station 7 21:46 is gorgeous...

    Cheers,

    Doug
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