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    Re: Lenses as big around as your head!

    Lenses as big around as your head!

    Stetson makes lens caps for these :rolleyes:
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    Re: Crawfish Fleu de Lis

    Irving Penn "Fish"
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Very Nice, Scott.
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    Re: Oops, I did it again...

    I have not seen one of these before. What is the door in the center section for?

    Dan
  5. Re: The 10(+) most useful “tips-to-self” before taking the shot

    Be sure all movements are locked down before inserting the film holder.
  6. Re: Please help identify this ANSCO camera. Only 4 Photos...

    That wouldn't be someone's copyright that has been blacked out on those photos would it?
  7. Re: Johsel Namkung: a retrospective - book review

    I saw his show at the Seattle Art Museum in '78 and loved his work. I still have the catalog of that show around here somewhere. He had another show in the pas couple of years - I don't remember if...
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    Re: Release Paper: How Long Does it Last?

    I don't dry mount very often but, when I do, I use parchment paper as release paper. It works fine. The stuff I have is intended for baking cookies. I got it in the baking isle at my local market. ...
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    Re: Brrr.. Post your cold winter scenes

    Man, Jason, that says COLD.

    Dan
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    Re: post alternative techniques

    Andreios,

    Very nice image and I like the color very much. I am familiar with kallitype but "carbon toned" is new to me. Would you please give a brief explanation.

    Dan
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    Re: Alt-Process Gallery Show - Bellevue WA

    Hi, Andrew. I am going to go see the show next week and hope to be there for the reception also. I have heard from Craig that the people who hung it are really pleased with the way it came...
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    Alt-Process Gallery Show - Bellevue WA

    Group f/5.6 and the Alt Photo Pacifica group are showing the work of 16 photographers at the Clarridge Gallery in Bellevue, Washington. The show runs from December 3rd through January 25th. For more...
  13. Re: The LF Camera you have owned the longest and still do.

    I still have a "Brand 17" 4x5 that I got in '76. If I remember correctly, I paid $40 for the camera, a lens, 6 film holders, a dark cloth, and part of a box of Tri-X. The bellows has pretty much...
  14. Michael Kenna Retrospective - Seattle & Tacoma

    I'm a Kenna fan and want to pass this information on to others in the area.

    The Tacoma Art Museum Is showing a two part Michael Kenna Retrospective, "Memories and Meditations". The first part...
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    Alt-Photo Symposium Next Saturday

    Just a reminder: The 2012 Northwest Symposium for Alternative Process Photography is being held next Saturday, September 22, in Bellevue, Washington. Details are available at...
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    Re: Paper for Salted Prints

    I have not yet made salted prints but a friend of mine had a show of his. The prints are simply beautiful. He used Magnani Revere Suede Finish Paper and did not need to size it. Here is a link to...
  17. 2012 Northwest Symposium for Alternative Photography

    The 2012 Northwest Symposium for Alternative Process Photography is right around the corner.

    This symposium is geared to the beginner and the advanced photographer alike who are interested in...
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    Re: post alternative techniques

    Pete,

    I don't know about cyanotype but I have been doing a lot of gum printing lately on Fabriano Artistico Extra White Hot Press, a buffered paper. I don't have to do anything to the paper if all...
  19. Re: I'm curious, how many of you run your own darkroom for printing and enlargement?

    Darkroom - When I scan I almost always scan darkroom prints.
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    Re: Carbon Transfer Printing

    Bob - Thank you for the link. I haven't gone there yet but will this evening when I have time to really look at what is there. Your suggestion that we invite John to speak at the symposium is good....
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    Re: Carbon Transfer Printing

    Bob,

    Do you have a link to some of John Bentley's work. I would love to see it. I tried Google and came up with a lot of people by that name but wasn't able to locate the right one.

    Dan
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    Re: Carbon Transfer Printing

    For those interested in Tod Gangler's color carbon work, he has agreed to take part in the Alt-Photo Pacifica Symposium that will take place this coming October in Bellevue, Washington. Tod will be...
  23. Alt-Photo Group Meeting in Coquitlam BC June 2nd

    Next Saturday, June 2nd, there will be the Spring meeting of the Alt-Photo Pacifica group. Members of the group come from Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. We have been meeting in Bellevue,...
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    Re: post alternative techniques

    Claudio, I agree with David. I just spent an hour looking at your work on your Flicker site -- Wonderful!
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    Re: cutting film - what to use?

    I agree with what Thomas said and would add two things. 1) You need to be very careful to avoid scratching the film - it may well have emulsion on both sides. 2) Gloves are useful to keep from...
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    Re: Crititique Fest

    Tish Happens
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    Re: post alternative techniques

    Instead of glass, I use a sheet of material I bought at a fabrics store. I don't remember what its intended purpose was - something such as needlepoint I think. It is flexible plastic and has holes...
  28. Re: California State Parks gestapo is looking for you!

    Hah -- They're not going to find anything.

    Dan
  29. Thread: Gelatin

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    Re: Gelatin

    If you are in the US and if you don't need photo-grade and are looking for more than a box of Knox Unflavored Gelatin, BulkFoods has good prices and shipping is reasonable. They used to have a link...
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    Re: Law on photography update

    Publish it in your blog.
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    Re: B&S Vs PF Contact Printing Frames

    I have and make much use of an 11x14 B&S frame. I am very happy with it. I don't know if PF has changed its design but I used one of their frames at a workshop and did not like the snap catches...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    I'm also an Austin Granger fan. If you haven't already done so, do yourself a favor and go to his website http://www.austingranger.com/ I have spent several enjoyable hours viewing his portfolios....
  33. Re: What discontinued product do you miss the most?

    Huckleberry cheesecake :o - It has been at least 10 years since my local market carried it and I still miss it.

    Dan
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    Re: 5x7 green xray film

    Yep :o

    Dan
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    Re: 5x7 green xray film

    I have only made about a dozen negative enlargements. There are enough controls available to adjust the contrast to work with various processes but I really prefer using my large format in-camera...
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    Re: 5x7 green xray film

    Jay, It is very slow. I don't have any speed index for the material I am using but, when I am enlarging 35mm negs to 8x10, I am getting exposure times of several minutes (5 to 8) with the enlarger...
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    Re: 5x7 green xray film

    I seem to recall reading that mammography x-ray film is single sided. My only experience with x-ray films is with x-ray duplicating film. It is single sided but isn't actually intended to be...
  38. Re: Some tips on Waterhouse Stops manufacture!

    Thank you for the informative post. I have one lens I need to make some stops for. Reading your post has inspired me to get to it.

    Dan
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    Re: Small movie about my new 20x20" camera

    Very Nice! How about posting a picture of the backpack you carry it in. :D

    Dan
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    Re: Developing 5x7 in Tubes w/ Pyrocat-HD

    The parts are standard ABS plumbing fittings that I picked up at Lowes or Home Depot Yes, they are just glued together with ABS glue. Which reminds me, the glue is strong smelling and seems to...
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