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    Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    I think I was wrong (again) the casting are identical and can be flipped, maybe for lefty and righty folk

    They are drilled differently depending on fitment



    The chains can be difficult
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    Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    According to one website, they were made from 1929 to 1965, perhaps 500 total

    I usually work with TV on, no sound, with music playing

    That broken lifting ear is one of many weak points on the...
  3. Re: Making, not Taking: Portrait Photography in the 19th Century

    Would love to see this, but cannot, today saw on TV, the renaissance of portrait painting...

    Found this interesting in the link,

    "Please share your impressions with us on social media using...
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49574068238_09ac2093e3_b.jpg2015 Old Studio by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    and the story for those who don't know


    https://allthatsinteresting.com/cynthia-plaster-caster

    Full disclosure, I know her well and was at the same Jimi Hendrix concert but didn't meet her...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Yesterday on my TV for 10 minutes

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49567426126_2ed39a9a3b_c.jpgUntitled by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: vBulletin change

    Ditto

    No issue here
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49573515608_92930e815f_c.jpgAttic by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49573511463_0416920489_o.jpg3-1003825050419 by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: Rebuilding a Deardorff 11x14 Studio Stand

    A suggestion when taking the stand apart

    First remove the table

    Use 2X4 as jacks, short piece under a 4' as lever, use you foot to operate it, hands control the posts

    One leg set is easy...
  11. Thread: The Road

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    Re: The Road

    All roads lead to Casinos

    There and now way down here...
    ...
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    Re: LF Masking Chroma Key Wet Prints

    Perhaps too obvious to many

    More brain cells activated, what I want is totally clear backgrounds on my first neg, which means full dark background

    Then interneg to block primary subject...
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    Re: Soap stone darkroom sink?

    Excellent! Sliding the recovery tanks back under the top tray was NOT obvious until you described it

    Picture sure helps too

    New plans are afoot!
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    LF Masking Chroma Key Wet Prints

    Recent discussion about making color with B&W film made me think of trying Chroma Key with LF B&W film

    Seems it has a long history https://www.36pix.com/blog-the-history-of-chroma-keying/

    Since...
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    Re: 11x14 Deardorff Studio Camera

    Think twice before painting the posts, paint can get scraped off, when moving elevation

    I dye post scratches with a 2" wide magic marker once in a while...

    https://packardshutter.com/

    Many...
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    Sticky: Re: LF Pinhole - design and building

    Whoa, just found some intel on Pinhole and camera obscura

    CAMERA OBSCURA: OUTSIDE IN(N) http://www.cameraobscuraproject.com/

    Multi pinhole ...
  17. Re: Light leaks and possible film processing problems

    I like mistakes
    Adds a magical element
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    Re: Soap stone darkroom sink?

    John

    I like your wood boat sink and large tray with sluice gate, which looks big enough for 40X50" prints, I may make a smaller version for location 2

    Next time, i will copy you, but right now...
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    Re: Intellifaucet D250 - sticking valves

    Thank you!

    and Welcome to this forum!
  20. Re: Looking for a source for Calumet 8x10 C1 parts

    They do look intact

    Let's see how much they cost...

    It would be easy to make a few hundred, what would you pay?

    Years ago i made and sold here Stainless steel copies of the C1 Darkcloth...
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49525677448_5d0cc5e072_b.jpgCIMM ONE 2009 by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
  22. Re: Looking for a source for Calumet 8x10 C1 parts

    That part is the first part to get ruined on any C1, both of them

    I really doubt any are left, as so many were/are needed

    Small bungee works...
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    Re: 11x14 Deardorff Studio Camera

    Here's my 4.5" ID Double Pump with DIY Sync

    Got this shutter out of an run down Grey Ansco Studio 8X10. At first didn't notice the shutter as it was on the middle standard and kinda invisible....
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    Re: 11x14 Deardorff Studio Camera

    It's been 6 years since I took mine apart, so don't recall every bit

    I can again, but it seems you have it under control

    Let us know if you need anything further
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    Re: Swapping the pinhole with a lens

    Not daft but I think you may want to study about how to do it

    I want to do this too

    Plug in your parameters here https://www.dofmaster.com/dofjs.html

    But is also nice to use a bellows and...
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Looks like someone else...
  27. Re: New Website: comments or Suggestions welcome

    I agree the best therapy is getting INTO something

    I also chose LF as a difficult enough practice with enough tech aspects to get me out of my wheelchair, I walk!

    I now say this hobby saved my...
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    Re: 11x14 Deardorff Studio Camera

    You mean these?

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49566053187_e556a4f80a_z.jpgSC11 Skid plates by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: February portraits

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49565716551_681ca5c5fb_b.jpgArtists since 1969 by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Dog gone

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49564832908_bd557320f8_c.jpgMarnie Washes Cosmo by [urhttps://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49564833898_44efab9d2d_c.jpgCosmopolitan Topper 1994 by TIN...
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    Re: Medium-Format Digital Images

    Like!
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    Re: Exact Full Plate Image Dimensions?

    https://cwfp.biz/platesizes.php

    Read paragraph from site above, "Note that plate sizes are approximate. Besides variation in the sizes of plates as they came from the manufacturer, finished plates...
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    Re: Exact Full Plate Image Dimensions?

    https://www.pictoriographica.com/ sells ready made glass plates any size
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    Re: Exact Full Plate Image Dimensions?

    There has been some discussion here, and some variations

    https://camerapedia.fandom.com/wiki/Plate_Sizes

    Nodda Duma makes glass plates with emulsions and might have the best criteria
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    Re: Giving up the view camera---am I nuts?

    I like that idea

    I like 8X10 and larger simply for the big GG

    I can see better
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    Re: February portraits

    Yes, but that sitter is worth another session
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Thanks Peter!
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49557858562_e8fe537463_b.jpgI see U by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: Polaroids (and Fujiroids)

    Cell phones sometimes rotate images for some reason when posted here

    I always run them through PS to make sure they stand up straight

    I will be shooting my old Fujiroid this Spring, when color...
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    Re: Total Newby here

    and it begins...Welcome!
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