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    Anyone here teaching photography?

    moreover,

    study the cirriculum and then tour the facilities before you ever plonk down your hard-earned student loan monies. i've been enrolled in photo majors that by the looks of the course...
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    Ssssssnakes Alive!

    i grew up/live in snake central. venomous high plains snake central of my youth and lakey snakey downstate water moccasins of my late whereabouts and nowtimes. encounters with rattlers seem...
  3. Thread: Burning Man

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    Burning Man

    yeah,

    sounds much more interesting than burnt mens. one of my bro's is a fed. he brings the most interesting weapons. truth be told, welp, i can't rightly tell the truth. last year, the...
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    Burning Man

    i've had the real deal,

    i'm partial to anejo despite it. see, me and my buds do our own 'burning man' of sorts every year, since time immemorial too. we keep out the strays and by doing just...
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    Drucker and Hilbert company

    be a toughie to track down, unless the photographers are still around. i've a banker buddy who's home walls are filled with boardroom banquet photos from days gone by(most of his are banquet format...
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    Burning Man

    dearest austin,

    can i brang a box of grenades?

    if not, thanks but no thanks,

    me

    p.s. i've seen pix. believe me, i ain't interested. and no, i ain't never owned a chemical bros. album...
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    New article by David Munson: Deardorff 8x10

    great stuff dave...

    thanks
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    Burning Man

    yeeeeeuuuch,

    dirty stanky hippies, bad music and bad art.

    no thanks,

    me
  9. Steam engines, period and new trains in New Mexico

    i'm from around those parts. once saw a photo of the dorsey mansion spur prior to statehood. the territorial railroad caboose, sorry, can't remember the company name, had swastika banners, black in...
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    Historic Sites of the Southwest

    as a native american, i can only say this. michael, where were you in 1692?

    hey, that rhymes!

    me

    p.s. hey, peckerwoods, get outta my country.
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    Toho vs Badger M2

    okay...

    since we're all washing our hands of unlicensed clones, i want all MPP techcam owners to send me their mrk whatevers. owning a damnable linhof knockoff will not stand. i intend to...
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    experience and performance of some lenses

    okay,

    it's not very nice to talk trash on someone when they're not around....

    ya queers, and with love,

    trib

    p.s. ya call that a troll? I mean the eejit ain't eeben got any warts!
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    James Thurber's Walter Mitty Complex & Me

    s'funny... I've got a kodak everset that makes that very sound... tuh-pocketah, tuh-pocketah, tuh-pocketah...

    have to send it in I reckon....

    no mitty-esque cravings for fame here... more like...
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    wirst watch for darkroom

    I use a dimmable green led alarm clock.. for processing by inspection. I agitate at the changing of the mins for 10 secs.
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    Enlarger Stand for larger prints

    it's called the adjus-table...

    http://www.beseler-photo.com/Product_Catalog/d1.pdf

    that's a pdf from the beseler site...

    you could build one without much hassle, there's not much to it...
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    Weston Fasting and Hazmat

    I fasted once... for two weeks. It was during a rather penniless stint in college. See... I had a choice, it was either buy beer and smokes or food and smokes. I was young then, nowadays I'd...
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    PVC OK for Darkroom Plumbing?

    I'd also recommend "soft-plumbing" everything you can. Use flexible hosing wherever possible to allow you to move things around a bit when new equipment needs space. Make sure to use hi pressure...
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    8 X 10 Enlarger: Horizontal use

    yeah DK, Eseco is in Cushing OK... which is just a few miles north of OKC on I35. I've used their densitometers too... the old tube style and man, it is a tank. Like you, I can only drool and...
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    8 X 10 Enlarger: Horizontal use

    additionally ... The HPU device mitch mentions is a first-surface mirror so it's a fragile sucker. It comes with a leather sock to protect it. It's adequate for poster prints with some...
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    8 X 10 Enlarger: Horizontal use

    now all you'll need is an "engineer Fred" cap...

    aren't they beautiful DK? The factory is about 40 miles north of where I'm sitting...
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    8 X 10 Enlarger: Horizontal use

    how much money do you have?

    http://www.eseco-speedmaster.com/
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    Consequences of Fatali incident

    Paul, let Josh call fatali a calendar pimp if he wants to... this stoopid PC "oh, let's do get along" crap is making me nauseaous... if Josh doesn't like it let him express himself in the most...
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    Consequences of Fatali incident

    Emil,

    yes, that's a nice photo and we should give Fatali credit for "f8/being there" having a good sense of compostion and knowing how his film would perform.. but we all should do that, didn't...
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    Consequences of Fatali incident

    mine's been amended... I installed a "cigarette butt" clause.
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    View Camera Magazine suggestions?

    Yo,

    I realize it's the only one we have... and Steve realizes that it can be better and that's great so I won't mince words or make mine "civil".

    In no way would I want View Camera to...
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    Using Cachet Expo G

    I like it in dektol and selectol soft... but I've never tried to intensify the selenium effect with a stong solution, just in my standard 1:50 superstition dilution(i got spooked by some early RC...
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    The Problem with Xtol - Some After Thoughts

    then there's the southernese mechanic's axiomatic response to murphy's law of strange automobile noises...

    me: "Well, it WAS making a sound"

    mechanic: "If it ain't broke, I cain't fix it."
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    Unmanagable negative contrast

    I'd agree... i'd leave the d76 time and temp where it is and cut it 1:1... see where that gets ya... if it is a condensor D2 like mine know also that in a condensor, Ilfospeed g2 looks like a g3...
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    HORSE PACKING LARGE FORMAT

    oh brother Grim... if you don't wreak of patchouilly you needn't worry... but, if I smell a foul hippy stank, then the sport must begin.

    I'll lower my goggles and extend and hoist my old bogen...
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    HORSE PACKING LARGE FORMAT

    aww, mountain bikes are for hippies... who said anything about that? I'm talkin' a real monoxide-spewin', rock-spittin' sierra-clubber-flattenin' 4 stroke motor'sicle....

    they can't catch ya if...
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    "Toning" B&W Images Using Color Paper

    yes John, do some huge ring arounds with the sandwiched color film film base ... you'll find it's easier to find a cyanotype look and a sepia look than it is to print one neutral.
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    HORSE PACKING LARGE FORMAT

    excellent deduction Bill... a loping horse and a backpack over 15lbs would be pure-dee murder on your sacroilliac. Just make sure you get to be the one leading the mules.

    It's not very...
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    HORSE PACKING LARGE FORMAT

    oh and Michael refers to an old song up yonder when he forewarns you of the pains...it goes, "'cause my legs ain't bowed, and my cheeks ain't tanned"... the last line is doppleganger. Translated...
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    HORSE PACKING LARGE FORMAT

    I've been on a few fishing trips in the high country on horseback ...and a good mountain horse is amazing. It really is worth the experience just to ride atop one of these sure-footed creatures...
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    Which 4x5 Camera for Landscape Work?

    sheesh, you can tell I carry a technica huh? the les paul of field cams!
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    Which 4x5 Camera for Landscape Work?

    for me in the perfect world of a higher tax brax, I'd want the camo version of the walker titan. The one with the black hardware and the waterproof bellows. A 90, 120, 240 all of the lightest...
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    Has anyone used Ortho Litho film?

    yes you can use dektol for a dev and it will yeild a few midtones but they will be abbrogated to put it lightly. Neat to play with for posterizations and stuff. Buy a gallon of opaquing juice...
  38. Thread: End of an Era

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    End of an Era

    yup rowdy... I feel like crying.
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    Xtol and HP4+ or FP5+

    yup, Dan said it... I tried xtol early on and loved it... especially the shelf life part but I had some fail me as Dan describes. I thought it was a bit early to be changing and blamed myself and...
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    What's important in photo course

    ya got me thinkin' Doug...

    I tried to remember my favorite class from back when... why and how it affects me and my work now.

    it was b&w 1...

    My teacher forced us to use fiber and learn to...
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