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    Re: Profile Problem

    Are you assigning your RGB color space or converting to your RGB or LAB space? What color space are you starting from?
  2. Re: Photoclam Multiflex - Arca Swiss C1 Cube clone

    After going back and forth on this I think I'm just going to stick with my Majestic 1600 and Arca-Swiss B2 heads and putthe money towards a quad processor Mac Pro tower The Majestic is neither small...
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    Re: Only 10,000 collectors of photography

    That number sounds about right but probably a few thousand of those are either curators for private or corporate collections, or are dealers.

    And yes those with money to spend on art are very...
  4. Re: Carl Zeiss 250mm f/5.6 Sonnar in Prontor shutter for Linhof

    Quite right , it is a very different lens. Now all I have to do is find a good camera to mount it on that doesn't cost an arm and a leg.
  5. Re: Carl Zeiss 250mm f/5.6 Sonnar in Prontor shutter for Linhof

    I haven't shot with it yet but I am pretty sure this is not a telephoto design. it might be as it is a big heavy combination of steel and glass. It certainly got the attention of the TSA when I was...
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    Re: Edgar Martins and the NYT controversy

    put simply and plainly: Edgar Martins is a liar, Edgar Martins is a cheat, Edgar Martins is a fraud.

    if he hadn't made that he refused to manipulate his photographs "out of respect for the...
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    Re: Financial Bubble Hits Photography

    Richard do you mean she should have never bought property?
  8. Re: Carl Zeiss 250mm f/5.6 Sonnar in Prontor shutter for Linhof

    gem:

    Photographically engaged in (in the order of time spent): Writing, shooting and reading.
  9. Re: Carl Zeiss 250mm f/5.6 Sonnar in Prontor shutter for Linhof

    No. I know that lens but this one is a large format lens.
  10. Carl Zeiss 250mm f/5.6 Sonnar in Prontor shutter for Linhof

    A very generous friend just passed on to me a mint condition Carl Zeiss 250mm f/5.6 Sonnar. Looks like a fine lens with no element separation but does anyone here have recent experience with one? ...
  11. HMI, HID, other bright continuous sources - deals?

    HMI lights are nowhere near as efficient at turning electricity into light as electronic flash is. My best guess is that you'll want at least a 4K to start getting the illumination levels of an...
  12. N.Y. Times Article: Nussenzweig versus diCorcia

    One of the lines between "art" and "commerce" is that with art, the picture itself is all you're trying to sell. With commerce you're trying to sell something else, whether via an advertisement or a...
  13. N.Y. Times Article: Nussenzweig versus diCorcia

    Mr. Nussenzweig didn't file the suit, his lawyer did.

    I believe Mr. Nussenzweig only became aware of the photograph of him when someone else brought it to his attention and sugested something be...
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    Glass plate film still around?

    I interviewed large format editorial and advertising portrait photographer Dan Winters last year. At some point in the recent past he did a project using 4x5 Tmax 100 glass plates, so you might try...
  15. problems photographing city buildings, trains, etc

    Call or better yet write the local U.S. Marshall's service and ask for a list of what kind of facilities are off limits for photography. do the same with the Chief''s office for the Phoenix police...
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    Hard Shipping Cases

    Here is one out of left field; Zarges. Zarges builds cases to NATO military spec. waterproof and dustproof (while closed of course). I have a couple and they are hands down the strongest case I've...
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    Hard Shipping Cases

    here is one out of left field; Zarges. They build cases to NATO military spec. waterproff and dustproof (while closed of course). I have a couple and they are handsdown the strongest case I've ever...
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    photography

    I'ts worth noting that the Bush Whitejhouse has pushed editorializing the photo-op to new heights, as with the now-infamous aircraft carrier photographs with the "Mission Accomplished" banner, and...
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    Silverfast Tutorial

    I'd never recommend Pro Photo as a colorspace to scan with.it is much too large

    Much, much better is "EktaSpace, JHolmes PS5" , created by Joseph Holmes, (available as a free download at...
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    photography

    "Editorial" photography usually focuses on immediately newsworthy events and usually is intended for publication. There is rarely any in-depth long term coverage of an event, issue or personss, and...
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    shooting fine art

    My recommendations for a camera are a Sinar p2 4x5 or a4x5 Arca-Swiss F or FC.

    I second the recommendation of a Better Light scanning back. There are many reasons for this instead of using film...
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    Large Format in the New York Times

    Dan Wnters who shoots for the New york Times magazines does 99% of his work with 4x5. At least he did when I einterviewed him this time last year for a profile in "Professional Photographer"...
  23. New Epson scanners : V-750M Pro & V-700 Photo

    Tim,
    I'm just going from memory and eyeballing the FMT. I could be wrong.
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    Robert Adams at the Getty

    Everyone is entitled to their opinions, but some of what Mr. Evins writes is just plain factually wrong.

    Robert Adams has been documenting the real state of the American West in a...
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    Robert Adams at the Getty

    Everyone is entitled to their opinions, but a couple of points Mr. Evins brings up are just plain factually wrong.

    Robert Adams has been documenting the real state of the American West in a...
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    Sic transit Horseman VH, 45HD, LE

    Rollei is out of the camera business. the cameras are now made by Franke & Heidecke GmbH. My impression from PMA where they shared a booth is that they are jointly represented.
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    Sic transit Horseman VH, 45HD, LE

    i picked up a Horseman catalog at PMA 2006. these models are still listed. The chief Komamura designer who I met with said nothing about these cameras being discontinued butthey were showing medium...
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    Photo Business Software

    Hindsight Ltd.'s
    Inview is the best and most poweful of these types of applications for either Windows or OS X users.

    also look at BlinkBid.
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    PMA reports

    The new Horseman cameras look & feel great. No sign of Sinar, Arca-Swiss or Toyo or any other LF camera manufactuer at show. HP marketing (USa distributor of Linhof0was at show but I don't remeber...
  30. New Epson scanners : V-750M Pro & V-700 Photo

    Ywesterday I saw a preview of the V-750M Pro at PMA 2006 . It won't be in retail channels until early May. In the "flesh" so to speak it looks very solidly made and the film carriers are definitely...
  31. New Epson scanners : V-750M Pro & V-700 Photo

    link to epson's info page for the V-750M Pro:

    http://www.epson.com/cgi-bin/Store/consumer/consDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=yes&oid=63056500
  32. New Epson scanners : V-750M Pro & V-700 Photo

    The V-750M will be less than US $800.00
  33. New Epson scanners : V-750M Pro & V-700 Photo

    My NDA with Epson expired at midnight yesterday.

    Epson has officially announced two new scanners today. The V-700 Photo and the V-750M.

    Of most interest to our group is the V-750M. The V-750M...
  34. Silverfast SE vs. Full ...and again the Epson 4990

    a properly staged workflow can save you problems down the road. Making major approximate adjustments in color, density and curve at the scanning stage solves problems with stretching tonalities,...
  35. Thread: NYT Adams

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    NYT Adams

    I liked this from the end of the review:

    "Often there is no point of focus, no center, in a picture by Mr. (Robert) Adams. You don't immediately know what you are looking at. The images require...
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    Sinar Norma parts

    Jeff Wheeeler at Quality Camera Company in Atlanta seems to have a lot of Sinar and in particular Sinar Norma cameras and components in stock right now. I was there on Friday. The URL is...
  37. Any word from Canon on printers/ new inks?

    PMA 2006 (the Photo Marketing Association 's really big annual trade show for photography equipment manufacturers and dealers) is the last weekend of February. Anything that is going to be announced...
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    who has "arrived"?

    Welcome to the new plateau. If you look carefully , off in the distance you will see the tops of the next range of mountains that your path leads to.

    Enjoy the hike.
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    Getting the most out of the Epson 4990

    It's a real shame that 4800 dpi isn't the real optical resolution as Epson claims.

    I've talked with Epson about this and they say it is a 4800ppi scanner according to their tests and test targets....
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    Interviewing a photographer for class

    For me the difference between a photographer like Nicholas Nixon who works on projects that are interesting to him and a professional photographer who does work on commission photographing subjects...
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