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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Re: Mount Hood view. Reinhold, this works so well. My eyes can't stop moving back and forth and to and fro across the image. Well seen and done!
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    I love this! Have a grouse in flight arcing over the corn and you have a Van Gough!
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Ah! Upper Huerfano valley and the Iron Nipple - know them well and thank you for the lovely view of them. -Chris
  4. Thread: Nude

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    Re: Nude

    I uttered "Hm, limbs" upon opening this photo. And that it is - a study of limbs. Well done!
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    Re: Eastern Sierra camping locations?

    A fly fisherman? Walk to Golden Trout Creek and Volcanic Creek in the Golden Trout Wilderness Area. South of Lone Pine as I recall and a not too difficult hump over the front of the range to the...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Wow. After viewing and reading the soft focus landscape posts previous to this post this photo came as a shock - you oughta have a sign: WARNING!! Intensely sharp, focused photo ahead!!
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    Re: Advice - Northern Texas Panhandle

    J., Just a couple things: In dry weather the high plains dirt roads can be driven with any type of vehicle, in wet weather watch out - some of those roads can be very greasy - a challenge even...
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    Re: Advice - Northern Texas Panhandle

    The llano estacado if you can do flat scenes (think Art Sinsibaugh), and think center pivot irrigation is cool (check out google earth sat veiws). Numerous smaller canyons on the edge of the llano...
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    Re: Two down one to go . . .

    :D
    +1 for me in Luther, Oklahoma.
  10. Re: Bulb replacement (with LED?) for LPL 4x5 Enlarger

    This may be of interest. True, he's not just replacing a bulb, but the concept is well thought out and executed:


    http://jbhphoto.com/blog/2016/07/02/leds-vc-printing/
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    Re: 600-year old oak tree in New Jersey

    +1
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    Re: Another Billy the Kid plate?

    http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa23/GermVMA211/Regulators/OlderKid-1-2.jpg[/QUOTE]

    Fascinating thread. This and the PBS documentary provide a new perspective on the "Kid". What a convoluted...
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    Re: Fort Sill, OK area

    Wichita Mountains NWR : Buffalo, long horn bovines & boulders. An ancient granite mountain range buried and then unburied. The trails are worth taking: Dog Run, Forty foot hole, The Narrows -...
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    Re: Ethics on retouching and other "corrections"

    But it does, apparently, for some. Today from the NY Times:
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    Kodak/Hollywood film commitment

    Is this new? Doesn't mention black and white film though I know there is still some interest in B&W movie making:
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    Re: Camera case for Kodak Master

    The Kodak Master 8x10 is a pretty tough package all by itself - are you sure you need to keep it in it's own case? PhotoBackpacker makes (made?) a case which fits the camera fairly well but takes up...
  17. Re: Great image of a guy up a phonepole with a 5X7 Top Handle Speedy on Shorpy today.

    In these parts the climbing "cleats" are called "gavs" ... as are the razors fastened to the legs of fighting cocks. The last time I saw climbing stakes going up a power pole had to have been in the...
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    Re: Management for exposed film.

    12, You're welcome. But give credit where it's due - to J B Harlin's superb site which is a gold mine of information on LF techniques and practices:

    http://jbhphoto.com/blog/

    I met the...
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    Re: Management for exposed film.

    With pictures!

    http://www.jbhphoto.com/articles/filmno/filmholder1.htm
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    Re: Asking For Feedback

    Expressive eyes which have seen something of life. Her beauty is made more evident by the absence of hair. Great character and great beauty. Great portrait.
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    Re: Coating problem, fungus? what is it?

    I have done some personal research into the fungus issue and have found that 60% relative humidity is generally accepted as the minimum requirement for fungus/mildew growth. I make a point to keep...
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    Re: Coating problem, fungus? what is it?

    I wonder if pentax 67 lenses have a particular susceptibility to fungus. I also have several of these lenses which developed severe fungal growth on the glass. None of my other lenses of different...
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    Re: Film Dryer too big...now what?

    What Brian said. Find a competent framing carpenter - prefferably one without an advanced degree. Tell him what you want to do. He will support the joists which need to be cut and when the dryer is...
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    Re: [cheaper] Custom flanges?

    Also a nice solution! & locally accessible. Thanks for passing this on Garrett. -Chris
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    Re: [cheaper] Custom flanges?

    Hmm. Still, an interesting, creative & inexpensive alternative or stop-gap until the correct flange shows up. Thanks for the info. -Chris
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    Re: [cheaper] Custom flanges?

    Jac,
    This is very interesting. Do the retainer clips damage the (usually brass) threads in any way that would prevent the shutter/lens from screwing into a normal flange later? Is the connection...
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    Re: Bag for Korona 12x20 camera

    Good call - I bought a Samsonite suitcase from Goodwill for $6 - 12x20 and two or three film holders (in padded sleeves) fit like it was made for them. -Chris
    PS: & it doesn't shout "Expensive...
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    Re: Your 10 Most Influential Photographers

    Not 10 but the ones which first struck me as special long before I started shooting LF:

    Ansel Adams - for making the grand landscape mythic (Moonrise, Clearing winter storm.)

    George Tice - for...
  29. Thread: Eliot Porter

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    Re: Eliot Porter

    Now that is an interesting statement! Worthy of a thread all by itself. Sort of a R. Adams v A. Adams discussion. -Chris
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    Re: Nearby trips for upcoming vacation

    If you do Taos be sure and check out Great Sand Dunes NP - 2 hours north and easily done either on the way to or from Taos. Do-able even for a drive by shot if you are there early or late - check out...
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    Re: Tripod Schlepping

    A tube form for concrete - made of waxed fiber board. Very tough and nowhere near as expensive as large diameter plastic. Make end caps out of wood, paint the outside for better water resistance and...
  32. Re: Goerz American corporate history more confusing that I'd thought

    Amen to that! A shining light on the tower of we-babel
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    Re: Getting rid of the riff-raff

    Rif-Raf...... I resemble that remark.
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    Re: June 2013 Portraits

    Daniel,
    Love the woman's portrait - her humor and humanity is delightful. - Chris
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    Re: KMV lensboard and Kodak 2D

    Tender,
    I'm not familiar with the 2D but 6"x6" is a common size for 8x10 and larger camera lens boards. But, the 1/16" thickness is critical for proper engagement by the KMV lens board...
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    Re: KMV lensboard and Kodak 2D

    A DIY KMV lens board suggestion from a previous thread:

    You can order 6x6x1/16" aluminum plates from some place like OnlineMetals.com, drill (or have bored) your lens hole, spray the inside...
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    Re: Searching - how to for example N+2

    Using Firefox as your web browser allows one to have a LF Forum dedicated Google search window. This may be possible through other means but to this digitally impaired user it was the simplest means...
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    Thomas,
    Nice catch on the label. Apparently I don't let the obvious distract me from creating an interesting narrative.:rolleyes: -Chris
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    My scenario: Note the crate labeled PEMMICAN in the back ground - a standard hi fat, hi energy food for early arctic and antarctic explorations. The photo may be of a science hut on an early...
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    Re: best time for clouds Eastern Arizona

    Hey ROL,
    While in Arizona on a project I was told that the word "monsoon" means "changing wind" in whatever SE Asian language it originates from (hindi, bengali?). Though the...
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