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    Re: Dichromate-Waste-Treatment

    Excellent post - thanks for sharing your research.
  2. Re: Supply source for an enlarging lens retaining ring?

    Thanks for the responses. KHB Photographix has exactly what I'm looking for, however, they are out of stock at the moment so will have to wait for a bit.
  3. Supply source for an enlarging lens retaining ring?

    I recently bought a Rodenstock Rodagon 150mm enlarging lens for my Beseler 45M, however, it came without a retaining ring. I think the size is 50mm. Does anyone know of any supply sources to get a...
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    Re: "Daddy, why is your camera so ... big?"

    I know a guy who has a Yashica twin-lens reflex, and when kids ask him what it is, he tells them it's a camera that makes pictures WITHOUT A COMPUTER! And they say, wow, that's cool.
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    Re: Epson 3880 printing problems

    Success.

    I just wanted to thank everyone for their input and particularly Ken's advice about the cartridge agitation. That solved my problem. I note that the Epson manual says that you should...
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    Re: Epson 3880 printing problems

    Thanks for this as well. I wasn't really sure what I was looking for in the output from the nozzle check. There was definitely some gapping in one of the blacks in the early sections of the...
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    Re: Epson 3880 printing problems

    Thanks for the replies so far. In answer to several of the suggestions, I have carefully checked my colour management settings. Photoshop is managing colours and the colour management is turned off...
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    Epson 3880 printing problems

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    I'm hoping someone can give some advice on how to diagnose and solve the colour problems I've just started having with my Epson 3880. I'm using Photoshop CC running on Windows 7. ...
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    Re: ACR plug-in for Photoshop Elements 8.0

    Adobe Camera Raw plug-in for Photoshop.
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    Re: ACR plug-in for Photoshop Elements 8.0

    Thanks, Jon - I tried that, but it still won't launch the ACR interface.
  11. Re: Protecting an archival pigmented ink print

    What's the difference between 'museum glass' and regular 'glass glass'? Or did I misread the earlier post?
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    ACR plug-in for Photoshop Elements 8.0

    Normally, I use CS4 and Adobe Camera Raw for editing my digital files on my desktop computer. However, I travel with a small notebook and have loaded PS Elements 8.0 as well as the ACR plug-in. I...
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    Re: Selling own prints on own site

    Andy Warhol said: "In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes." I think everyone will be a photographer and the future is now. Everyone with a cell phone is a photographer and the number...
  14. Re: Suggested ICC Profile for Strathmore Watercolour Paper

    Thanks, Tyler - I'm not necessarily looking for a perfect colour management solution here and would be happy with an impressionistic output. I'll try the plain paper setting as a starting point and...
  15. Suggested ICC Profile for Strathmore Watercolour Paper

    This may be an odd request, but I have some Strathmore Greeting Card stock and would like to try printing images directly onto it and make some cards. I have an Epson 3880 and wondered what sort of...
  16. Thread: Aircraft

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    Re: Aircraft

    Here's a de Havilland Tiger Moth at the British Columbia Aviation Museum in Sidney, BC. You can tell it's the Canadian version because it has a canopy to protect the pilot from the vicious...
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    Re: C-41 Process Times

    Yeah - my big fear is that it's in an E-6 box and I took pains to point out that the film was C-41. I put a big label on the outside just to warn everybody. It wouldn't be the first time I got back...
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    Re: C-41 Process Times

    That's what I figured - thanks. The universe is unfolding as it should.
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    C-41 Process Times

    So, I dropped off 10 sheets of Fuji Pro NS 160 C-41 film at my local camera shop today. They will ship it out to an out of town lab for processing - but that's another story. The film was not in...
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    Re: Kodak increasing film prices by 15%

    We should all remember that silver (sort of an important ingredient) has probably quadrupled in price recently, so comparisons to the 1990s are probably not fair. I'm not defending Kodak, I'm just...
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    Vivitar 283 Flash Died

    I've had my Vivitar 283 for 30+ years and it's always worked like a charm. I haven't used it for a (long) while and took it out recently, put fresh batteries in it and... nothing. Dead. I have a...
  22. Best options for long-term storage of B&W film

    I'm thinking of buying and stockpiling some Tri-X. Is there any additional advantage to freezing the film, rather than simple refrigeration? Will it extend the useful life?

    Any other advice for...
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    Re: Photoshop Soft Proof Setup

    Thanks for the info and the links to the excellent articles.



    This explains why my first print was so far out of whack and why it more closely resembled the soft proof with the Preserve RGB...
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    Photoshop Soft Proof Setup

    This is a specific question about the printing Proof Setup dialogue box in Photoshop. After selecting the Device To Simulate (in my case, Epson 3880 Premium Lustre Paper) the next tick box is...
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    Enlargers photo project

    Not sure if others have seen this, but there's a very cool set of 'enlarger portraits' on the Wired magazine site.

    It's really interesting to peek inside the darkrooms of others.
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    Re: Scanning Workflow Tips: please share

    Excellent - thanks.
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    Re: Scanning Workflow Tips: please share

    Interesting and helpful thread....



    Can anyone provide Photoshop guidance on how to print multiple images on to one sheet as a sort of contact sheet/preview? I've been trying to figure this...
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    Re: Gamma settings on older monitor

    Thanks, Pat.
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    Gamma settings on older monitor

    I have an older LG Flatron LCD monitor. I've been playing with the settings in some initial attempts at calibration, but the gamma settings don't relate to anything I've read. I know I should be...
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    Re: Epson 3880: USB vs. Ethernet Connection

    Thanks, everyone - I'll give it a go and see what happens.
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    Re: Epson 3880: USB vs. Ethernet Connection

    Yeah - that would be a pain. My reason for exploring this option in the first place is that the 3880 is going to have to sit across the room from my computer and I'm not sure if I can get a long...
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    Re: Epson 3880: USB vs. Ethernet Connection

    Thanks - so when you say "connect using the proper cable" you mean just run the Cat 5 connection between the router and the printer?
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    Epson 3880: USB vs. Ethernet Connection

    It appears from my reading of the specs for the Epson 3880 that it has two interfaces: You can connect by the usual USB cable or you connect via Cat 5 ethernet.

    I know just enough about this...
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    Re: Is selling work on Etsy worth it?

    I agree with Frank. I've had a 'store' on Etsy for almost three years now and have made 12 sales, however, the vast majority of these have been simple 8x10 C Prints of vintage rock concerts I...
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    Re: Uneven development with tanks+hangers

    Either I've never had this problem or I've never looked close enough at my negatives, but I've been using hangers for years. I think the key to success is a good pre-soak in plain water (1 - 2...
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    Re: Canada's Gulf Islands

    I'm not a boater, but,if you haven't done so already, you might want to check out some of the information about the Gulf Islands National Park. The park is spread ut among many of the islands. My...
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    Pigment Inks and Pictorico OHP

    I'm contemplating the purchase of a pigment ink printer (Canon Pro Pixma 9500) and one of the things I'm interested in doing is printing digital negatives on Pictorico OHP film for gum bichromate...
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    Colour Gamut: C print vs. Ink Jet

    This is probably one of those questions which triggers "it depends" answers. But I'm curious about the colour gamut comparison between traditional chromogenic prints and ink jet prints.

    I'm sure...
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    Re: On demand books

    I had a small run printed through Blurb and was happy with the first couple of copies. It was all B&W images and took a bit of tweaking to get the contrast and density right in Photoshop before the...
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    Re: Favorite Ansel shot and why.

    For me it's a toss-up between Moonrise and Clearing Winter Storm. Moonrise because of the image and the story behind it's capture. Few people could have done what he did. Storm because the image...
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