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  1. Seeking advice on DIY 35mm dups from 4x5 color trannies

    The easiest way to do it, would be to put your 4x5 trans on a color balanced light table and then photograph them from a tripod mounted 35mm camera with a macro lens. If you have a side arm for your...
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    Location Use & Dyna-Lites

    I have some dyna-lites which I really love, I've had them for about four years and have never had any problems with them at all. I use a pelican cases for transport and they still look and work...
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    Wwhat Is Post Modernism In Photography?

    to understand what post-modernism is first you need to really understand what modernism is, to put it simply (very simply) modernism is about purity, see the writtings of clement greenberg. Post...
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    Scanning 4x5 Polaroids

    I've scanned 4x5 polaroids and printed them out 20x24 (epson) and they look really nice, they are not tack sharp but very nice. I use a epson 1100 flatbed, the big trick is to keep dust from...
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    Recommendations for compact lighting kit?

    although storbes like dynalites are great for general boosting your overall exposure for architectural photography, Most serious architectural photographers use many many little hotlights because ...
  6. Digital photo storage backup-- what are you doing?

    currently I back-up on c/d but I realize that they are not really archival so I plan on moving all my digital info to the next new thing and the next new thing and so on and so on. My work doesn't...
  7. Advice Need for Aspiring Photographer's Assistant

    I agree It'll probably take around 5 years until your ready to go on your own. However where I am, chicago, I don't think you need a photo degree to assist, I teach here and encourage even my...
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    Photo Flea Markets ?

    check out www.photorama.com it does what you want.

    doug
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    Why not colour?

    the world is already in color
  10. Thread: Speedotron

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    Speedotron

    Here in chicago the home of speedo's they are everywhere. They aren't as efficient as some high end lights ie profoto. but they are real battle ships they can take an amazing amount of abuse and...
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    How Do You Eliminate Scratches

    nose grease works great and there is a free supply right on your face.
  12. Reproducing 8x10 Polaroid Prints For Enlargements

    I've tried both methods you ask about and although it's next to impossible to great those great polaroid colors. I feel that I've been able to get closest by using flatbed scans of the polaroids....
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    Mounting Digital Prints to Backing Board

    I know 3m among others make what is basically a really big piece of double stick tape this should fit your needs and is also in light impressions.

    doug
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    Testing with polaroid film

    As with most things photographic you just have to learn to read the polaroid and know how to judge compared to chromes. for exmple I generally shoot polaroids so the highlights are blow'n out then...
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