Search:

Type: Posts; User: Ulophot; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 26 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.02 seconds.

  1. Replies
    43
    Views
    4,161

    Re: Still Life, 2021

    Jahn, beautifully done. and nice work on your site, as well.
  2. Replies
    2
    Views
    58

    Re: Hello from Florida

    Pritcher, that looks like a beautifully maintained old home. We have an organ like the one shown, but not quite as sculptural in some details and probably in worse shape.

    You can certainly learn...
  3. Replies
    6
    Views
    236

    Re: Kodak D23 Question

    My two cents:

    I use it 1:1 and am happy with the times and contrast range available. I haven't had time to start testing and comparing straight to 1:1. I might get to it for shorter push...
  4. Replies
    4
    Views
    163

    Re: Return from the dgital wilderness.

    I have come to distrust the digital wilderness by default, contrary to the principle of innocent until proven guilty. In any case, the real one has lost none of its appeal, nor has the physical path...
  5. Replies
    6
    Views
    236

    Re: Kodak D23 Question

    I have not had problems with shelf life so far with D-23, which is all I have been using for the past several years. You may wish to invest in some 8- and 4-oz amber glass bottles. Oxidation will age...
  6. Replies
    7
    Views
    122

    Re: Hello from Columbia Tennessee

    Welcome. You have indeed come to the right forum. It is notable that we have had perhaps a half-dozen folks join here over the past half-year or so who are returning to film from digital, or at least...
  7. Re: I need an advice - travel to Australia with 8x10?

    you might try this:
    https://viewcameraaustralia.org/contact/

    Also, there are several individuals on this board from Australia who may have experience with customs there.
  8. Replies
    6
    Views
    681

    Re: Index Tabs to your film holders

    I have used the Stearman and it does work. No one else would probably make my typical-me error of placing the tabs in the notched corner of the film. I had to remove them and put them on the other...
  9. Replies
    15,659
    Views
    4,563,512

    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Well done. I like the time it takes to discover what is in the scene.
  10. Replies
    64
    Views
    2,171

    Re: Best dual axis bubble spirit?

    Drew, you rascal!
  11. Replies
    13
    Views
    496

    Re: Hello from Poulsbo, Washington

    Welcome, Jeff. Lab processing may solve your problem for a while, but the care we take with LF often leads us to carry through with our processing and printing. You mentioned the Jobo, and I don't...
  12. Replies
    21
    Views
    730

    Re: Avoiding purple tones with selenium...

    Temperature has not been mentioned, and I note that Devorobin lives in Sarasota, FL, though presumably with air-conditioning. In any case, selenium toning speeds up as the temp rises. You might wish,...
  13. Replies
    11
    Views
    284

    Re: From Riverside, CA

    Hi, Martin, you're in good company. Welcome!
  14. Replies
    15,659
    Views
    4,563,512

    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Well done, Tobias.
  15. Replies
    127
    Views
    17,995

    Re: Portraits from 2021

    John, I'm a B&W person, myself, but also striving to create good "environmental" portraits. This stands out. Well done.
  16. Re: Now e-Bay wants my SSN and bank account info . . .???

    I got a message about no more PayPal, but nothing about SSN.
  17. Replies
    15,659
    Views
    4,563,512

    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Chris, very fine feeling of light and place.
  18. Replies
    15,659
    Views
    4,563,512

    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    John, you are off to an enviably good start, in my view. Nice work indeed. Since you asked for comment, I offer.

    You sense of composition is strong. Among the three images, I find the second, of...
  19. Re: Afascinating book on Life's photojournalism

    Bob, that's an interesting story. I looked up Ademco, guessing it to be some kind of transparent self-adhesive wrap, but couldn't find it.
    The closest I ever got to Life was knowing Eisenstadt's...
  20. Re: Afascinating book on Life's photojournalism

    Thanks, Pieter, I'll find a copy!
  21. Afascinating book on Life's photojournalism

    For those with a background or interest in photojournalism, I recommend a book I'm reading, found in betterworldbooks.com's extensive selection of photo books.

    The book is "Life Photographers --...
  22. Replies
    75
    Views
    11,522

    Re: 2021 Self Portraits

    Interesting idea, awty. I see the shirt pattern as reminiscent of grain.
  23. Replies
    10
    Views
    369

    Re: Hello from Manchester UK

    Glad you're here! It's a great place to be for serious photographers of any stripe. Godwin's and Moore's work differ considerably in style and content; we'll be interested to see what you come up...
  24. Replies
    13
    Views
    481

    Re: 2 Questions re Location Portraiture

    Regarding ligthting outdoors, adn guessing that some will not wish to stand, or may be on wheels, I would consider places where I might use an overhead black gobo, maybe 4x4. If the light is direct...
  25. Replies
    9
    Views
    565

    Re: Weekend Mystery Quiz

    Maris, thanks for that. I have begun using that method, persuaded by Doremus S. One long-time Tachihara user whose work I admired greatly once wrote to me that he had no idea why the scale was that...
  26. Replies
    9
    Views
    565

    Weekend Mystery Quiz

    Hey, folks. Welcome back to another episode of LF Mystery Quiz. Today's mystery has to do with Tachihara cameras, at least the 4x5 Hope, and the question is, why does the centimeter scale count right...
  27. Replies
    1,227
    Views
    316,167

    Re: MF (6x4.5 to 6x12) COLOR image sharing

    Mohammed, the Hasselblad image is very fine. And what a beautifiul scene!
  28. Replies
    3,432
    Views
    986,374

    Re: Flowers Anyone?

    Nicely done, Bryan, s well as an interesting story. The gentle tonality seems just right.
  29. A starting-point guide to Marshall's spotting dyes and Ilford Warmtone Fiber

    Print spotting techniques vary. Fade-proof India ink used to be used (maybe still is) by many leading photographers, using an extremely fine stippling technique to darken areas larger than a small...
  30. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,560

    Re: Need More LIGHT: Should I start PUSHING?

    Bruce, quite correct. For Adrienne's sake, just two notes. When you say "reasonably well hidden" respecting grain in 4x5: one person's grainy is another person's smooth, to adopt the old adage. I use...
  31. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,051

    Re: New to LF - First shot - Focusing

    Christianganko, the comments above include some useful suggestions, but let's see if we can narrow down the problem. The image indicates that the vertical height in the framing is greater than 30...
  32. Replies
    2
    Views
    349

    Re: Membership stats

    Understood. Thanks.
  33. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,216

    Re: Is this uneven development?

    Swirl marks: These (and the ones on the right) are on the neg itself, not a scanning artifact? They don't look anything like fluid swirl marks to me.
    RE: uneven development -- I think you need to...
  34. Re: A few, limited observations on traditional portrait perspective for the newcomer

    In response to Bernice, above, and without straying into non-forum territory: I think it fair to say that the lunge, as it were, into distortion, which has continued through the present (as opposed...
  35. Replies
    2
    Views
    349

    Membership stats

    Perhaps one of our moderators has a way of looking through the site stats and would be willing to share some for the curious.

    I see that Community comprises more than 26,000 members, but sorting...
  36. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,560

    Re: Need More LIGHT: Should I start PUSHING?

    George, I don't like to enter these controversies generally, but here I question whether you are correct regarding 1:1. Having used Nikon extension rings to accomplish 1:1 with my 35mm Nikon, and...
  37. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,216

    Re: Is this uneven development?

    I haven;t used the Stearman 8x10, only the 445. It appears from your images that the bottom of both was cut off in camera, i.e., no image of the figurines' bases, so I'll leave that out. The other...
  38. Replies
    18
    Views
    971

    Re: Current 4x5 enlarger options

    Since you're in a city area, you may be able to supplement waiting for CL -- although, you might get lucky and find a perfect enlarger there soon -- by making a few inquiries. There are many...
  39. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,560

    Re: Need More LIGHT: Should I start PUSHING?

    Adrienne, welcome, and thanks for posting. I used to live somewhere across the Sound from you in CT. I shoot portraits, too, and as I was coming back into LF some years ago with location portraiture...
  40. Replies
    12
    Views
    713

    Re: Getting back into film - why not LF?

    Mikey, an engineer such as you might enjoy at least some of Harold Merklinger's in-depth treatment of depth-of-field and discussion of the "hinge-line."
    file:///C:/...Local/Temp/FVCADNDM.pdf

    I...
Results 1 to 40 of 1026
Page 1 of 26 1 2 3 4