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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Beautiful -- nicely done!
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    Re: Print Washing

    Informative thread. I think I'm washing my prints incorrectly. As I usually tone them the following day after a printing session (too tired after being on my feet for hours), I give them an...
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    Re: Show Me Your Night Shots!

    Thanks very much. I need to re-visit this negative in the darkroom and see if I can produce a silver-gelatin print that's close to the scanned one on the screen.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Quite lovely!
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    Re: post your trees!

    That’s a beauty!
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    Re: Post Your Photos Made At Close Distance

    I love that. I might steal your idea and photograph our beloved Kenmore washer, which is still going strong (Knock on wood) after nearly 30 years of use.
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Looks great! Nice mage.
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    I, too, like that image the way it is. It reminds of a missed photo opp years ago, and I still kick myself for not photographing it. There was an old stand-alone beer joint called "Ben's Place" (not...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    I like it!
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    Re: Is Oriental Seagull paper gone too?

    It is unsettling to read about so few choices in silver-gelatin papers these days. I’ve been using Ilford’s multi grade classic FB paper and am very happy with it. I hope Ilford, bless them, stay...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Beautiful!
  12. Re: Post your 8"x20" images in honor of August 2020 aka 8/20

    George, those are beautiful.
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    Re: Diffusion v Condenser v LED

    Me, I’m plugging along with my ancient Aristo cold light head (not the newer V54) and using yellow filtration to tame the blue light that comes out of that thing like water from a fire hose. The...
  14. Re: What do I need to use this enlarging lens?

    Thank you!
  15. What do I need to use this enlarging lens?

    I've acquired a nice Rodenstock 150mm Rodagon enlarging lens for my Omega D2, but I'm a bit flummoxed as to what size cone and other bits I need to use it. I'm currently using a 135mm Bosh & Lomb...
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    Re: post your trees!

    That is nice. I like the strong mid-tones.
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    Re: July Portraits

    That’s wonderful!
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    Re: Trevose Head Lighthouse, Cornwall UK

    Lovely image!
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    Re: Old Cars, Trucks and Motorcycles

    I like that — nice tones.
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    Re: Missing exposure equation

    Yes, that's the way I do it.
  21. Thread: Doors

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    Re: Doors

    That's beautiful. Well done.
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    Re: New HC110 Liquid Same as Old HC110 Syrup?

    I’ve been using the “new” HC110, and so far it’s giving me the same results as the old stuff at the dilutions I’m used to working with. The new HC110 is easier to pour and measure, too. I still have...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Very nice!
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    Re: Flowers Anyone?

    That's lovely. Well done.
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    Re: post your trees!

    Anxiety of Influence Weekend last week in East Tennessee...:)

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50006001541_165f0c97b2_c.jpg5x7redwood2401B by J Barnes, on Flickr



    I like those, especially...
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    Re: June Portraits

    Not really a portrait, more like we were in the same place at the same time, and I happened to have a camera.

    Kodak 2D, Ilex Paragon Anastigmat f/4.5, Arista 100...
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    Re: post your trees!

    Very good!
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    Re: Still Life 2020

    Beautiful tones.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    I like it. I can feel the desert heat.
  30. Dry mounting and the “orange peel” effect

    I just dry mounted a black-and-white fiber based print (glossy surface) onto a smooth mat board, and I see what’s been described as the “orange peel” effect on the surface. I only see it if I hold...
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    Re: Just Leaves

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    From a few years ago. Tri-X in HC-110. I think I used a 210mm lens.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    I love that.
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    Re: Clothes iron as tacking iron?

    Bleachedfan -- thanks! Just saw this. But I've already ordered that iron from Amazon. Appreciate the offer, though.
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    Re: post your trees!

    Those are beauties!
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    Clothes iron as tacking iron?

    Been mounting prints with archival linen tape, but I’m just not satisfied with the lack of flatness. I’ve fired up my ancient dry mount press, but I don’t have a tacking iron. Would an old clothes...
  36. Re: Which State is the Best State for Landscape Photographers to Live?

    I now kick myself for not bringing my Wista, which, in hindsight, would not have been that much of a hassle. TSA might have mistaken my Pentax spot meter for a gun, though. And I could have mailed my...
  37. Re: Which State is the Best State for Landscape Photographers to Live?

    I would list Wyoming, but I'm sure the entire state doesn't resemble Grand Teton National Park, which we visited last fall. I was in awe of the Tetons. Sadly, I did not have my view camera on that...
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    Re: post your trees!

    Very nice -- I like the mood.
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Nice work!
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    Re: Tray print washer question

    Jim - excellent idea! I’ll try the Ilford method. For 8x10s, I’m thinking an 11x14 tray would be big enough?
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