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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Just remember the if there’s a train run perpendicular not parallel to the tracks. :)

    Roger
  2. Re: Framing a darkroom against concrete wall

    The first house my parent bought when I was about 4 years old had a basement that would flood during the wet season. There could be several inches of water at times. I have do have fond memories of...
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    Re: Pictoriographica black glass!

    https://www.pictoriographica.com/store/p15/blackglass.html

    Roger
  4. Re: Framing a darkroom against concrete wall

    Have you considered leaving the ceiling open and simply painting it?

    Roger
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    Re: Donald Ross Photography

    Merg, thanks for posting, really enjoyed the book, any chance the will be hard copies available?

    Roger
  6. Re: Framing a darkroom against concrete wall

    A couple thoughts on the concrete wall. As Merg mentioned it may not be ideal for the darkroom. Dust can be an issue which could be solved by painting the concrete. Depending on you skill level and...
  7. Re: Framing a darkroom against concrete wall

    Yes you can terminate your wall at the concrete foundation wall. If you are framing with wood remember that any woo in contact with concrete needs to be pressure treated so this would apply to your...
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    Re: 6x17 Images

    Nice work Tuco, the dinner is great and how can you go wrong with bridges and bicycles!

    Roger
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    Re: Chamonix Whole Plate Camera!

    Right on, I knew someone had shot color whole plate.

    Roger
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    Re: Chamonix Whole Plate Camera!

    Regular film, black and white unless you cut it down from a larger size. I'm sure someone has shot color but I can’t recall ever seeing any whole plate color images. Whole plate is one of the format...
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    Re: Chamonix Whole Plate Camera!

    Sal, thanks for the back story on the TMY-2, that very interesting. I have shot any of it yet and will keep the width issue in mind when I do. Hopefully it will work with my S&S holders.

    Roger
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    Re: Chamonix Whole Plate Camera!

    Whole plate is simply a format. The nominal size is 6 1/2” x 8 1/2” and the the actual film size is 6 7/16” x 8 7/16”. As far as print size it is no different than other formats. You can contact...
  13. Re: California Stainless Water Filter Replacement F-95

    McMaster-Carr would be another supplier to check. https://www.mcmaster.com/water-filters/

    Roger
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    Re: Still Smokey

    The Glass fire is another bad one, started in the Napa Valley a day ago and has burned over to Santa Rosa, Ca.

    https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/9/27/glass-fire/

    Roger
  15. Re: Source needed for KCN, potassium chloride

    Well the title says potassium chloride, missed the KCN part, should look a little closer before I post.

    Roger
  16. Re: Source needed for KCN, potassium chloride

    Bostick and Sullivan and ArtCraft both list it.


    https://www.artcraftchemicals.com/product/potassium-chloride-part-1265/

    https://www.bostick-sullivan.com/cart/279.html

    Roger
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    I should add that both the farmhouse and ship/pilings images are outstanding.

    Roger
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    Re: Fujinon 300mm f5.6 and Lensboard

    I've done it both ways, wood screws, drill an appropriate size pilot hole or machine screws with a nut like they did for your metal board. One thing you want to do is thread the flange back on the...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Good to see your wearing a serious respirator. Be safe out there.

    Roger
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    Re: Where to find a [scarce view camera]?

    This store is local to me and I have bought many LF items from them over the years.

    https://www.seawood.shop/

    Roger
  21. Re: Has anyone made a purchase through the Chamonix View Camera Instagram account

    Indeed!!!
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    Re: 8x10 film holder case

    Found this on eBay.uk. I was able to order one shipped to San Francisco. https://www.ebay.co.uk/p/27024683948 Pricey when you add shipping and the exchange rate but I have been looking for a bag...
  23. Re: I am back .. been off for 8 years photobymike

    Hey, welcome back! What have you been up too for the past 8 years. Hopefully there has been some photography during that time.

    Roger
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    Re: Chasing star trails with an 8x10

    Thanks Randy. Where did you post your Polaroids, they sound like fun.

    Roger
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    Re: Smoke smoke everywhere

    Drew, I hope your friends are ok, I’ll keep them in my thoughts.

    Roget
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    Re: Chasing star trails with an 8x10

    Yeah, it’s night at my house out here in the Sunset district of San Francisco, with the added bonus of an orange sky. I’ve lived in the SF Bay Area for 36 years and have never seen anything like it. ...
  27. Re: Fujinon C 450mm F/12 .5 (or another) to replace Fujinon T 400mm F/8 for Lightweig

    Couldn’t you use an extension on your Chamonix instead of a top hat board for the Fujinon C 450mm? https://www.chamonixviewcamera.com/accessories/extensionboards That would keep the lens mounted in...
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    Re: Show off your ULF camera

    It’s a banquet camera. Here’s a link to info on the Sky Scraper camera.

    Roger
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    Re: ULF Film Holder - Carrying Options

    +1 on Daniel’s film holder sleeves. I also have them for my 7x17 holders. https://www.stonephotogear.com/. I sent him the dimensions for mine and they fit great. Daniel has an interesting business...
  30. Re: Are there any alternate-make bellows to replace early B&J Speed Press?

    If your going to use the camera then I'm with Jim on this recommendation. It's a real treat to have new bellows that fit the camera perfectly, especially with the price of film and all the effort...
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    Re: 5x7 Eastman View No.2 Back Curiosity

    Looks like the original finish in nice shape, I’d leave well enough alone. Just my 2¢, which has a current value of about a penny.

    Roger
  32. Thread: Abstracts

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    Re: Abstracts

    My comment was for the canvas, didn’t see the mattress spring until after I posted. Yes the two images make a good pair.

    Roger
  33. Thread: Abstracts

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    Re: Abstracts

    Nice one, had no idea what it was untill I read the caption, that's my kind of abstract.

    Roger
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Wow, way to close together. :)

    Roger
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    Re: Quarantine Pictures Any Format

    A cropped version of my entry for WPPD. This was shot with long expired Kodak 160NC that had probably been in the holder for 10 years and likely expired in 2006.The holder with film was acquired off...
  36. Re: April 26, 2020 is Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

    My submission, should be live later on today or tomorrow.

    Roger

    http://www.pinholeday.org/gallery/2020/?id=1362
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    Re: How to get into ULF?

    Naw, then we wouldn’t get to see anymore Pixie photos.

    Roger.
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    Re: Temperature management

    My Anova Sous Vide, beats my Jobo TB-1 hands down for temp control. The Jobo has to drop about a degree before it kicks on and then has to rise about 2 degrees before the heating element turns off....
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    Re: Show off your camera!

    Here’s my 2D on a recent trip to Utah.

    Roger
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    Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    Yes, I sent in 4 old bellows for samples and to have the frames installed in the new bellows. Just received my new bellows today. If you want your old bellows returned be sure to ask them. I never...
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