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    Re: Pet Pictures, Any Format.

    Well done, Greg, well done.
  2. Thread: Rural America

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    Re: Rural America

    I like the "one more." Very nicely handling of challenging tone matters, and a lovely composition.
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    A rare photographer you may wish to know

    I’d like to commend to any not familiar with it, the work of a certain Finnish photographer I just discovered. His name is Kristoffer Albrecht; his site is here:
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  4. Re: Not new but have not logged on in many years

    Welcome, Brent. This is a good place to be for us filmies.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Tuco, this reminds of an anecdote from years ago. A relative had a home on Skidaway Island in Savannah. He gave an brief island tour, stopping at the docks, where a gracious plenty of fine yachts...
  6. Thread: New member

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    Re: New member

    Hi, Darenyo. It's great to have individuals from across the globe contributing to this forum. Please share a bit of your background and photographic interests. And yes, you can learn here; it's like...
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    Re: Post yer 35mm shots!

    Outstanding, Greg. You are surely aware of the initial perception that someone is scaling more distant right-hand mountain, a sort of visual pun.
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    Re: New Darkroom Videos

    Welcome. I commented on your YouTube page. I would add here that videos for newcomers to film and printing will be privileged to learn from someone with such an outstanding photojournalistic career....
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    It's a pleasure to see the thoughtful, sometimes, beautiful architecture of older public works buildings such as this. Modernism (in my view, in case I need to say that), along with anti-industrial...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Well done, Califmike.
  11. Re: Darkroom Sink - Delta 1 TRP (Temperature Regulated Processing) Package

    I have a Delta 1 from c. 1996 which is in beautiful shape still. I wax it about once a year with carnauba car wax, and I'm studious about chemicals. I have no control panel or water temp control. The...
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    Re: Chemical age -- metol

    I'm happy to answer your questions. I used to think I was an able writer and communicator.

    I use a Gr 2 filter with the new LED head, typically, because going from no filter to, say, 2 1/2 or 3...
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    Re: Chemical age -- metol

    Hi, koraks. Thanks for your comments. Allow me clarify my thinking and procedures here.

    If one uses a 211 or 212 bulb in a condenser enlarger, as I did for years, the unfiltered light gives the...
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    Re: Chemical age -- metol

    Just a note to say that I'll sleep better tonight: N+1 and N-1 followed suit with the N adjustment, so, besides a tweak to be made here or there, I'm feel myself back on solid ground. Phew! I told...
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    Re: Chemical age -- metol

    I breathe a public sigh of relief, that the latest neg is right on target, though I'm still surprised that I needed 33% more development plus additional agitation to get it. Now I'll have to adjust...
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    Re: New to me Tachihara

    Welcome, Basil. You're starting out LF with 8x10? Quite a challenge! Perhaps you'd share your other photographic background and photographic interests. Looking forward to seeing your work.
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Nice work, Bernard! And on your site as well.
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    Re: Chemical age -- metol

    Well, I have found part of the issue, but not all. By projecting the Stouffer scale, rather than contact printing it, my green-blue balance has changed significantly, even though I have been using...
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    Re: Broncolor Flash Pack Bonanza

    Now I'm getting really discouraged. I was counting on selling my Paul Buff mono package for several hundred but the prices you cite are ridiculous. Ouch.
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    Re: Chemical age -- metol

    Hi, Doremus. I'm still a bit stumped, after another couple of tests, but still working on it. I just mixed a fresh batch of developer, in case I did make a mistake in the last batch. Not sure how I...
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    Re: Chemical age -- metol

    Thanks to all. My metol easily passes the color test.

    Part of my problem is that I am switching to the LED from a coldlight, which I was using sans 40Y, so it tended to be a bit contrasty to...
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    Chemical age -- metol

    I'm trying to isolate the cause for anemic density in high values on negatives.

    Recent testing with a controlled target in controlled continuous lighting astonished me by producing a low Zone...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Martin, a lovely composition and print.
  24. Thread: Focusing loup

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    Re: Focusing loup

    Many find that a magnification of 5x to 8x works well, but as noted above, there are a host of solutions. Although some find optically poorly corrected magnifiers, such as the bell-bottomed plastic...
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    Re: Best choice portrait BW film

    Califmike, the point about light levels may be worth considering. If, like me, you intend to work in available light when not in the studio, a faster film like HP5+ may be called for. That's what I...
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    Re: New here and looking for lens advice

    As one long away from photography who managed to start wading back in about five years ago, I looking forward to seeing some of your work. I'm probably not nearly as good with the 4x5 as you, but my...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Wow, Tuco!!
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    Re: Post yer 35mm shots!

    (M4, HP5 @ 1600)

    I have an occasionally ongoing project of which these are a part; I hope to get back to continue it soon.

    I don't usually caption my photos as these are, but these may serve as...
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    Re: Post yer 35mm shots!

    Glad to say my scanner's back in focus -- just some glitch -- but I'll leave these travel shots as is.
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    Re: HP5+ Processing and EI

    McAir, since you asked...

    You don't need my comment that you have a strong eye for composition, and the "prints" are striking indeed.

    I am particularly drawn to your first image. The other two...
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    Re: Post yer 35mm shots!

    A few images from my trip to VT with my daughter in Oct. to see the fall colors (her first time). I took only my M4 and a couple of short rolls of Delta 100, for casual images if an opportunity...
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    Re: post your trees!

    Very enjoyable composition, Peter.
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    I figured the vise is for squeezing the last bit of shadow detail out of a negative...
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    Re: post your trees!

    Well done, Gundy. Interesting visual dynamic.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Lovely, Gabe.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Edison, that's superb.
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    Re: Spoon measure needed, please

    Thanks to all; this has been very informative from various angles, respecting both amount and criticality of measure. Michael R's testing results are good to know. This is one of the things I love...
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    Spoon measure needed, please

    I've been making D23 with spoons for years. I'm thinking of trying divided D23 but I need a teaspoon measure for the Borax for solution B. I have spent 20 minutes searching this site (via Google) and...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Nice, Jon. I was just thinking the other day of making some new instrument photos.
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    Re: post your trees!

    Well seen, John.
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