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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Update to Alstrom Point Storm. Added contrast. This image is a tough one. Not much light to work with, shadows are very soft, etc.


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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    All of these look pretty good. Well done.
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    The reason I call this semiFinal are there a few things I am not sure I like about this image I may correct (some dark spots) and the crop. I like it, but it also works if I take a little off the...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Alstrom Point storm. 4x5 Chamonix, 75mm Nikkor f/4.5@f/32, long exposure, 100Tmax, Tmax Developer, Yellow filter for mild contrast


    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49047829567_ef744f47a5_k.jpg
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    I don't think I could have achieved this scene with slide film. It was like a 15 min exposure accounting for reciprocity. Slide film is very unforgiving whereas Negative film, especially Portra are...
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    Re: My trip for fall colors

    It does help
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Thank you. You're welcome. I agree, I hadn't thought of it but you are correct. I like it too.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Very nice. I love Sedona shots. I live about 1.5 hours south of there.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Thank you. Still doesn’t do justice to actual image.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Thank you. I was worried when I took this.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Alstrom Point, Utah. Portra160, 4x5 Chamonix 45H-1, 75mmNikkor f/4.5@f/32. If you zoom in on the background center right, you will see lightning.
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    Re: C-41 Developer Failure

    Yep, it was dead I planned to use it a few days after mixing, but all kinds of family stuff and job stuff popped up. Like getting transferred 5 states away. So I was hoping maybe it was still good....
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    Re: C-41 Developer Failure

    This post is more of a oops I fd up than what went wrong. Just haven't seen this before.
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    Re: C-41 Developer Failure

    I mixed with distilled water. This particular batch I didn't store like I normally do with argon purge and in glass bottles. I planned on no more than a week after mixing, but got all caught up in...
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    Re: C-41 Developer Failure

    New developer. Not used, 4 weeks from when mixed though.
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    Re: C-41 Developer Failure

    My bad. Step daughter dad got fubarred in accident was typing and buying plane tickets at same time.
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    Re: C-41 Developer Failure

    About my 200th negative with c41
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    Re: C-41 Developer Failure

    Negative has orange mask used c41
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    C-41 Developer Failure

    If the developer goes bad, will your film come out like it was not exposed? I am positive it is the developer and no, I did not do it backwards, blix first then developer. It was done in the...
  20. Re: Your Best Photograph from the Previous Month - Critique and Discussion Encouraged

    Thank you all. I hope to never go thru it again and if I do, I hope to handle it better.
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    The only thing that sorta bugs me is the haze, but that is part of the scene. I may have tamed it myself. Otherwise, crisp image that for me, funnels me to the center.
  22. Re: Your Best Photograph from the Previous Month - Critique and Discussion Encouraged

    Here is an image from Grand Canyon North this year. It is kinda emotional for me as are all of my Grand Canyon shots this year as i had been given a layoff notice just before I went. So it was hard...
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    I like it. Very crisp and gritty.
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Nice. I am being relocated to Oklahoma City for work. Sucks for landscape photography. Anyone know of any place in OK worth photographing? I am going to be doing a lot of travel. At least once a...
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    Re: My trip for fall colors

    Nice picture. As long as you anchor properly, your foot print damage shouldn't really be any more damaging than your foot prints. But I have yet to try that. I routinely photograph when it is...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    All very nice images It is late and I got work in the morning, good thing though or I would comment on all the images posted as of late.
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    Re: My trip for fall colors

    So, it is not so much the mass of the tripod is it is the foot print of the tripod. Ie, if you place the tripod with the point of the triangle at the front and the wind blows directly towards you,...
  28. Re: Very neat artice by the New Yorker on Thomas Joshua Cooper

    I get the impression it was told as a romantic adventure story so to speak. Ie, it wasn't meant to be a straight, literal telling of ones life work. If it were, it would be a very antiseptic and...
  29. Re: Professional Home film processing 4x5 neg

    I second the expert drum for 10 sheets. I wait till I have 50+ sheets to develop. SP445 is good, but at 4 sheets at a time. it takes a while. For bw. tray or SP445. Expert drum if not doing...
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    My trip for fall colors

    Synopsis of my trip to Crested Butte this week. Images to follow soon.

    First had t I use my dslr for a light meter as my light meters were being calibrated. Ok. So, I just get my 4x5 back after...
  31. Very neat artice by the New Yorker on Thomas Joshua Cooper

    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/10/07/a-photographer-at-the-ends-of-the-earth?utm_campaign=aud-dev&utm_source=nl&utm_brand=tny&utm_mailing=TNY_Magazine_093019&utm_medium=email&bxid=5bea0d2a2dd...
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    Re: Shelf life of J Lane Dry Plates

    Nice!
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    Re: Shelf life of J Lane Dry Plates

    You are welcome. Always welcome.
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    Re: Aircraft

    Well it has been 40% humidity here in Mesa. Above 105 it doesn't matter. It is just freakin hot!
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    Re: Aircraft

    I live 5 minutes maybe 10 from Falcon field. Unfortunately being relocated to OKC till I retire. Then back to AZ to live in Flag till I drop 50 years from now :)
  36. Re: How do you convert a color negative after you scan it?

    Good choice for black and white. How about color negatives?
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    Nice. I wet scan as well.

    This from Ed Hamrick

    "The raw tiff files come directly from the raw scanner data - no conversion
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    I did play with converting in Photoshop...
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    Re: post your trees!

    I like this one, kinda dream like.
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    Re: post your trees!

    I was at Toroweep, Grand Canyon North a couple weeks ago. The temperature on the lava trail can get to 160F+ It was generally in the 90's and low 100's in the day and down to the low 60's to high...
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    Okay, I can understand that Cool.
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