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    Re: Post yer 35mm shots!

    River in southwest Wisconsin last October during a snowstorm. Nikon F6 on HP5 218548
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    Re: Silverfast and Editing software

    I've been using my Epson V850 for a couple of years. Silverfast is a nice program but it is aimed more for color than B&W. From what I've heard the new upgrade is aimed more for the color user. ...
  3. Re: B&W nature/landscape photography books

    1. Landscapes 1975-1979 by Michael Smith
    2. The Last Years in Carmel by Edward Weston
    3. Bullock by Wynn Bullock
    4. Unknown Tuscany by Patrick Alt
    5. Quiet Light by John Sexton
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    Re: post your trees!

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    McKinney Falls State Park, Austin, TX Wisner 4x5 Schneider 120mm on FP4
  5. Re: Looking for my first 8x10 field camera, what are my best options in 2021?

    The trick is find the camera that best fits your style of photography. There ins't one camera that is the best or will make you a better photographer. Take your time and look at what's available. ...
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    Re: Who is shooting 20x24 film nowadays?

    I have a 14x17 camera from Richard Ritter that I got last year and loving it. I have to confess that it has me thinking about a 20x24. God help me.

    Another resource for you would be the...
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    Re: Thomas Safelight bulb exchange

    Thank you. Definitely wouldn't had figured that out on my own.
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    Thomas Safelight bulb exchange

    The bulb has burned out in my Thomas safelight. I tried to unscrew the bulb but it won't budge. It doesn't help that it is difficult to access and to work your hand in there to unscrew it. Is...
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    Re: CLA for old shutter

    For those of us (or maybe it's just me) who don't know who Carol is can you give a full name and contact information?
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    Re: post your trees!

    Thanks Gabe
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    Re: post your trees!

    What's the secret to getting larger images when you post? thanks
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    Re: post your trees!

    McKinney Falls State Park, near Austin, TX Wisner 4x5 120mm Schneider on FP4

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    Re: Post your (intimate) woodland scenes

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    McKinney Falls Texas State Park, 3 Nov 2020. Wisner 4x5 w/210 Nikkor on FP4
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    Screw for Fuji 600mm

    One of the small screws that goes into the cable thread on my Fuji 600mm lens with Copal shutter fell out/MIA. Does anyone know what size screw it takes and where I can find one?
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    Re: The Jump To 14x17: Worthwhile?

    Earlier this year I took a Carbon Transfer class with Jim Fitzgearld. He has a 14X17 and I fell in love with the format for many of the reasons you stated. I ordered one from Richard Ritter and...
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    Re: Ritter 11x14 Feedback

    I got an 8x20 from Richard last year. Great build, light weight and a well thought out camera. My only complaint has to do with me more than the camera in that it's a different design from the...
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    Re: ULF Film Holder - Carrying Options

    For my 8x20 I put my holders in a Stone Photo Gear bag which I put in a Granite Gear Canoe pack with my camera and lens.
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    Re: The Setup and the Shot

    Lachlan, I love this photo. I have a soft spot in my heart for pano shots.
  19. Re: Is the obsession with analogue gearing an obstacle to art?

    I sold all my analog gear in 2012 for many of the reasons you described. I thought my photography would get better. After 5 years and thousands of photos (that I never did anything with) I came...
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    NuArc 26 K plate burner

    I'm considering purchasing a Nu Arc plate burner. I know these have been around for awhile but I know very little about them. What should I ask about and look for to make sure I'm getting a unit...
  21. Re: Post your 8"x20" images in honor of August 2020 aka 8/20

    One of my favorites. The e-version doesn't do it justice
  22. Re: Post your 8"x20" images in honor of August 2020 aka 8/20

    Gorgeous photograph
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    Re: Ilford ULF annual film order 2020

    I meant to add Badger to the best price list. Theirs prices are seem to be the same as the VC store.
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    Re: Ilford ULF annual film order 2020

    Here in the states there is a huge difference in price between stores. Some stores have prices listed on their web page (Freestyle, The View Camera) others you have to email. In my search VC had...
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    Re: Enlarger Base Height - Beseler 45V-XL

    I have a Besler 45V-XL. My enlarger sits on a kitchen cabinet that I have repurposed to my darkroom. The height is 35" and my darkroom ceiling is probably less than 8' and I have no problem making...
  26. Thread: Pyro

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    Re: Pyro

    You have been given a lot of great information here. I've been a pyro user for 20 years for many of the above reasons cited. However, as pointed out by Pere Casals it's all about the photographer...
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    Re: Hello from San Antonio

    Welcome. I'm in Austin. I shoot on 4x5, 8x18,, and 8x20. I mainly photograph landscape but occasionally do portraits and cityscapes. Give me a shout if you have questions. Ther are a few other...
  28. Re: Which State is the Best State for Landscape Photographers to Live?

    For me it would be any state in the southwest. I'm in Texas which is a good place to live and has many different venues for landscape. Mountains to oceans, desert to green forest and swamp areas...
  29. How much bellow draw needed for 30" lens for 14xx17

    I would like to do some portraits with my 14x17 which has a max draw of 42". I am thinking about getting a 30" lens but conscerned that I may not have enough bellows draw. Is there a way to...
  30. Re: 24" Artar Red Dot Real Coverage For 14x17

    Like you Bruce this process has intrigued me for sometime. It's especially nice since you aren't at the mercy of the film industry. What camera did you end up getting? Are you finding the process...
  31. Re: 24" Artar Red Dot Real Coverage For 14x17

    Sorry Bruce, I just noticed that my link didn't get posted. Check it out. https://www.angusparkerphoto.com/blog/2015/2/ulf-lens-recommendations-14x17

    It's a great post on lenses for 14x17...
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    Re: Wet / dry plate photography

    Kent,

    I don't think that's the right link you posted there. Doesn't look like the wet plate process and the guy is not boring or dry.
  33. Re: 24" Artar Red Dot Real Coverage For 14x17

    Bruce,

    The short answer to your question is yes it should cover. Here's a link to a blog where the guy talks about best lenses for 14x17. He list quite a few lenses and their coverage. I wold...
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    Re: vacuum frame

    Thank you all for the information.
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    vacuum frame

    Does anyone know of anyone who is making vacuum frames? Or where I might find plans on how to build one? Search on this forum brought post about people who have built their own but no...
  36. Re: SP-445 and Cinestill DF96 monobath - beginner experience

    Have you been using the DF96 before is this your first time? I tried it out on some 35mm film a few weeks ago. Quick and simple and good results but maybe a little grainy but it's been a long time...
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    Re: Ilford ULF annual film order

    Does anyone know what the minimum order is for Ilford? I know Kodak has an obscene number and the Keith Canaham graciously organizes people looking for the same film and size to make it happen.
  38. Re: 25th Anniversary of the Large Format Photography Forum

    Not a lot of LF & ULF places left on the internet. Thankful that LFPF has managed to be a resource of all us thanks to QT and all of the moderators. Hopefully it will continue for at least another...
  39. Re: 8x10 Enlarger Chassis for Heiland LED Recs

    One of the better enlargers out there is the DeVere. You can still find them fairly cheap and sometimes for free. I was fortunate enough to get an 8x10 free from a lab that was getting rid of all...
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    Re: Ilford ULF annual film order

    I thought that the COVID maybe causing the delay but when you go to their web page all they say is that there may be a delay in you getting shipment. Kind of nebulous statement. I have emailed them...
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