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    Re: New Project: Clouds

    A photographer who has a lot of images of clouds.

    http://mitchdobrowner.com/

    No, it is not Large Format but his images are pretty good and a lot of clouds of all kinds. Especially a lot...
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    Re: E-Bay: What can I do If the buyer won't Pay?

    Wait a few days. Not everyone checks their computer online every day. After 3-5 days - then try the other remedies. May be good reason for no immediate response.
    Our rural area has internet problems...
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    Re: Intrepid 5x7 Holder preview

    Make them thin and glue them back to back? ;-)
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    Re: Help in ID'ing Japanese 5X7 Wood Camera

    Without posting some photos of the camera you are asking the near impossible.
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    Re: Shooting in burn areas

    "PS -- this is a single transfer carbon print...the image is reversed for those familiar with the face of El Cap."

    Does that mean the Climbers are now going up backwards, or coming down instead of...
  6. Re: Is the obsession with analogue gearing an obstacle to art?

    We are not "doing analogue", we are exposing film and making prints. One at a time, by hand.

    Your idea is that the personal touch and interpretation is not worth it.

    Maybe your images aren't. ...
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    Re: Photographs of Historic Buildings

    A Belgian Military facility or one done by the Kraut Army?
  8. Re: Do I need to worry about really heavy lenses causing damage?

    Might check out a Bogen Magic Arm or similar. Can attach it to a tripod leg and fashion a small padded platform to hold the extra weight of the lens and take some pressure off the front standard.
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    Re: e-Bay and my first sale

    On eBay shipping charges - be aware that at times they are lower than what you will pay when you take the item to the shipper.
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    Re: What can cause TINY TINY white spots on a neg?

    Are you using a water filter for the water you use in mixing developer?
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    Re: Preservation and maintainance of old stuff

    https://www.realmenrealstyle.com/clean-condition-polish-leather/

    Some good information in the link above. Have used Saddle Soap on heavy leathers, like horse saddles. Works well. The light stuff...
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    Re: Use of Tripods on NYC street

    Can you take a 4 legged slide projector table and use that? With four legs it is not a tripod. ;-)
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    Re: Making Adox Poly Warmtone

    Which version of the Forte? The old stuff that has Cadmium and was warm like buttery leather? Or after they removed it and never looked the same again?
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Has a nice Walker Evans feel to it. Good job. Was the Frozen Fish a Bass you caught? Or maybe store bought stuff?
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    On Quinn's Wet Plate Forum

    If you can pass it on that the collodion.com forum board is being prepared to be put back up as a stand-alone database for information - 16 years of good stuff on there. I'll post something when it's...
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    Re: Jason Lane Dry Plate

    Those using the Plates. How are you making prints or displaying the images? Like Ambrotypes? Using an enlarger for printing? Contact prints?
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    Re: Collodion and Chemical Suppliers

    "I know of Artcraft Chemicals (owned by Q. Jacobson's brother) "

    My Uncle talked to Quinn and nope, not his brother. Quinn does buy some of his chemistry from him.
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    Re: Tray print washer question

    Jim, my Uncle was dealing with Samy's Camera(LA) and needed to replace a Kodak Tray Siphon and was told they could not carry or sell them because of the restriction. A few decades ago - when A&I was...
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    Re: Tray print washer question

    Don't know if it is still reality but a few decades ago some Cities in California made it illegal to sell or use Kodak Tray Siphon print washers as they wasted too much water. Could not even buy them...
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    Re: Why not a rangefinder?

    You can find reducing backs to use with press cameras. In actual use a dedicated 120 format camera is much easier to deal with. Pentax 6x7, Mamiya 6x7, 2 1/4 square, Hasselblad, Rollei, Yashica and...
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    Re: Affordable 8x10: Any Other Game than Intrepid?

    https://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?158471-FS-B-amp-J-8x10-Grover-with-some-modifications

    Right here on these forums in the Classifieds. Might solve your problem.
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    Sticky: Re: New Forum--populate it!

    Large Format Wet Plate?
    And here I was going to look for help with my Minox Spy Wet Plate camera...
  23. Re: Source for String-Wound Filter Replacements?

    Just bought two 5 micron string wound types at Menard's store here in North Dakota. It is a lumber/flooring/appliance/paint/all kinds of stuff like a Home Depot/Lowe's.
  24. Thread: Single Travel

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    Re: Single Travel

    Why don't the just park them with the windshield facing the sun? A few years back had a Cassette tape sitting on the passenger seat and while I was inside for medical stuff it apparently got really...
  25. Re: Can anyone help identify this 5x7 Japanese camera?

    Ikeda Anba - or similar? As Tin Can says - a lot of smaller makers putting out basically the same style camera.
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    Re: Clothes iron as tacking iron?

    A clothes iron will work, just don't drop it on the print or use the steam setting with water in it while tacking your prints.
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    Re: PMK and open sky blotchiness

    Tray size? If not large enough it can be part of the hot edge problem.

    Does the problem with uneven skies/continuous tones show if you process only one sheet of film?
  28. Nikkor 500mm Tele - any problems with tilt/swing?

    Have an image that is close with my 300mm lens. A friend will lend me his Nikkor 500mm telephoto lens which fits on my 4x5.

    Image needs a bit of rear tilt so the boulders in the foreground loom...
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    Re: E-Bay and PayPal: What should I know?

    Be aware PayPal can come back and take the money directly from the Bank Account you use for a long time after a sale. No warning and no questions - they hear from the buyer with some kind of...
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    Re: Custom Sink - How to get the drain "in sump"?

    Set it up as you will be using it and before cutting the drain hole drop some marbles, ball bearings or BB's in it and watch where they finally stop. If they group a bit in one area - you have the...
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    Re: slot canyon support

    A now deceased family friend photographed Antelope Canyon and others in the 1950's, 60's an d 70's. Always with friends who lived there for guides. Early trips they took hand made wooden ladders and...
  32. Thread: Gear inventory

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    Re: Gear inventory

    Take photographs and write the serial numbers, purchase dates/notes on the prints, or on the back of the prints?
    If you do it right you can photograph so serial numbers show.
    CD/DVD/print copy with...
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    Re: Hello from Seatle

    A good 8x10 shooter should be able to do it.\
    A good digital high end camera should be able to do it - in sections and stitched together for a final file to use.

    Check with Commercial...
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    Re: How do you set up your tripod?

    When carrying it in the field, camera on it I have the front leg a few inches longer than the other two. This way I can bend down or stoop and he longer leg hits the ground first. Then back away a...
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    Re: Film & Developer combo for Salt Prints

    Is it true the prints of images taken in the Mountains come out a lot better if one uses Pink Himalayan Salt?
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    Re: Route 66 in the 1950's (also an obituary)

    "Box Camera"? After checking with the Khela's who put this together, the camera is a 5x7 as are all the negatives.

    "Developed again" - washed and cleaned, scanned and printed. Would be nice to...
  37. Thread: Fred Picker

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    Re: Fred Picker

    Am still looking for the Zone VI crosscut Saw as I have some trees in the way at times when I want to take a picture. Anyone know where I can find one? Fred used one and I can't find my old Zone VI...
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    Re: Hello From Wisconsin

    Iowa Hawkeye wrestling fans give anyone a run for their money. All primed this year for an NCAA Title - finally, after a decade of Penn State domination - and the tournament is cancelled.
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    Re: Hello From Wisconsin

    I know... revisionist history. I watched both games. Remember when "The Hammer" was knocked out of the game. Lombardi was one fine Coach.
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    Re: Hello From Wisconsin

    Nope, Bart Starr won two NFL-AFL Championship games. He never played in a Super Bowl game. The name did not come til later and now people forget how it started and call them all Super Bowl games. You...
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