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    Re: Large format Epson Printers Advice

    Luminous-landscape.com recently posted its user report on the 7900. The author seems to be very happy with it:

    http://www.luminous-landscape.com/reviews/printers/7900-9900.shtml
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    Re: New Website Design and Hosting

    Thanks again to everyone for your feedback. One would think that the challenge of composing an image would make the acquired skills easily transferable to developing a website. In my case, that...
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    Re: New Website Design and Hosting

    Doug, thanks for looking. I am using Santiago II HTML, and yes it is a first cut. I decided it was better to stop treading water and get it up, get feedback and make edits and improvements as I go...
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    Re: New Website Design and Hosting

    Thanks Vinny. At first, I was a little put off as well by the superimposed image on the Home page, but have become used to it and have decided that it does direct people's attention to the...
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    New Website Design and Hosting

    After reviewing all of the information I could find on this forum and elsewhere, then making a chart of features I was looking for and comparing prices, I decided on using Foliolink.com as my new...
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    Re: Winter landscape

    Here is one from an October snow fall near Mono Lake in 2004/5.
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    Re: Nikkor-M 300mm f9?

    Gary, I have an M, f/9 300mm and it is a very good lens - sharp, plenty of contrast, and lightweight. Here is a link to a Ken Rockwell review: http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/300f9.htm
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    Re: insurance

    I guess the advantage of losing stuff on the river is that you won't have to provide a police report. I had all of my receipts and all of the gear had been purchased new within 6 months of the trip....
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    Re: insurance

    Last October I lost all of my brand new digital SLR equipment and 4 lenses when the raft they were on flipped on the Colorado river and were damaged beyond repair (the only flip we had among 4 boats...
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    Re: How are your ART sales this year?

    Kirk, imagine future generations looking at the landscape and because they have had no experience of it at all being unable to make any kind of personal connection. Being able to form a "unique...
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    Re: How are your ART sales this year?

    Thanks Kirk, I like the images. In my more pessimistic moments, I think we have become museum curators, taking photos so that the nature deficit kids who will someday be adults will know what it...
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    Re: 150mm Lens Question...

    My Rodenstock 150mm Sironar-S is my favorite lens - very sharp and lightweight - and not all that expensive (870 at Badgergraphic.com).
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    Re: How are your ART sales this year?

    Kirk, congratulations on the sales. I'm curious, what were the landscapes of that sold so well?
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    Re: How are your ART sales this year?

    I did approximately $1700 in sales at the recently concluded Festival of the Crane at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. This included 2 images larger than 20x24 inches. All images were...
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    Re: Buying first external HDD - any advice?

    Phil, here is what I did just today: purchased two (2) Seagate 1TB (1000gb) FreeAgent Desk external hard drives; used microsoft SyncToy to link them together so that one drive backs up the other...
  16. Thread: LF meeting

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    Re: LF meeting

    Chuck Farmer lives in Santa Barbara and he works at the camera store there (don't recall the store name but it is a chain outfit). Chuck conducts large format workshops.
  17. Re: "Through the Lens: Creating Santa Fe" exhibit and book

    Congratulations to you both, and well deserved.
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    Re: Art and Landscape Photography

    John, I'm late to the discussion and appreciate the simple questions that I hear in your posting, is there beauty and relevance in my work, and, borrowing from Joseph Campbell, how does it contribute...
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    Re: In or out of the boundaries ?

    I think of a "good" photograph in the same way that Archibald MacLeish brought light to poetry in Ars Poetica:

    A poem should be palpable and mute
    As a globed fruit

    Dumb
    As old medallions to...
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    Re: The standard Large Format process...

    I think you should offer workshops. You do it in about half the steps it takes me. In fact you actually remembered to go back and pick up the film off the kitchen table. Much more effective than...
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    Re: Which Velvia for slot canyons in UT in Oct?

    I use Velvia 50 in the slot canyons all the time. It is important to not have any part of the canyon direct lit by the sun as the exposure range will be too wide. Here is one of Peek-a-Boo off of the...
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    Re: Las Cruces, NM

    Redrock, I have lived in Las Cruces the last two years but not shot much around here. I spend most of my shooting time 2-hours north at the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge. Mostly digital...
  23. Thread: Nikon 300mm

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    Re: Nikon 300mm

    I also have the 300-M and as others have said, it is light and very sharp. I love mine.
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    Re: Chamonix 45N-1 QR plate question

    Here's a link to Jack Flesher's site with a photo of the bottom of the camera. Like Jack, I have installed a Really Right Stuff B-29 plate. I haven't used it yet but it should work fine:
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    Re: Ebay Chamonix Store

    As I had mentioned earlier on this forum, I purchased one from the ebay dealer thinking that I was purchasing from Hugo. (Tiejun, the Chinese dealer had not represented himself as Hugo, I had...
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    Re: critique this image

    Joe, thanks for asking. Like others my eye slips around, trying to decide to focus on the contast between the shadows in the eroded lighter foreground, or on the smaller contrast differences in the...
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    Re: Large Format: Technology of the Soul

    Kirk, I see play as a sacred act, more along the lines of what I think ASRaferty seems to be referring to in her note, or what this brief description of Diane Ackerman's book, Deep Play, is alluding...
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    Re: Large Format: Technology of the Soul

    Daniel, I see your point. With an infinite number of monkeys at computers, we will have written everything ever written. And, that influences the value of it for the reader or, in our case, the...
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    Re: Large Format: Technology of the Soul

    I vaguely recall hearing more than a decade ago about a small town in Canada that was about to receive cable television for the first time. Because the town was situated in a valley, they had no TV...
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    Large Format: Technology of the Soul

    After having purchased my first dslr recently, and being reluctant to pick it up and play with it, I have been trying to understand my disinterest and why my connection to my 4x5 seems so much...
  31. Re: Cheap lensboards for copal 0, 1 on 4x5 Chamonix

    Ron,
    I got two #0 boards from Jim at Midwest Photo Exchange. I had $50 credit and it covered their cost plus mailing so they couldn't be much. www.mpex.com
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    Re: Praus Productions

    I used them for the first time recently and everything went well.
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    Re: Why take landscape photographs?

    A-h-h-h-h . . . Domenico, I sit by the river not waiting . . .
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    Re: Why take landscape photographs?

    So, this question, Why take landscape photographs? is really a koan, right? My answer is, I am hopping up and down on my right foot while sticking my left finger in my right ear, and quietly chanting...
  35. Re: best digital back Leaf Aptus22 vs Phaseone P21+

    You may get more informed responses from this medium format digital forum over at luminous-landscape: http://luminous-landscape.com/forum/index.php?showforum=16
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    Re: How about a new color landscape thread?

    New cactus spine. Arca-Swiss 4x5, nikkor 120, Astia.
  37. Re: Good Source for E-6 Processing in Western U.S.

    Here are two that I have used without problems and their prices are reasonable:

    Photocraft, Boulder - http://www.photocraftlab.com/

    Photo Concepts, Phoenix -...
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    Re: new book - Eight Towns In The Aegean

    Robert, Lovely work! I can feel the textures of the surfaces. Seeing images like yours always makes me question why I don't shoot black and white. H-m-m-m.
  39. Thread: WCI scan sale

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    Re: WCI scan sale & Calypso scan sale

    Calypso Imaging is also having a scan sale of 30% off. I have not used them and can't speak from experience to their scan quality.

    http://www.calypsoinc.com/calypso/onlinespecial.php
  40. Thread: WCI scan sale

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    WCI scan sale

    FYI, West Coast Imaging is having a scan sale - 59.95 for 600mb, 16-bit scans if postmarked by 6/14.

    http://www.westcoastimaging.com/wci/page/services/more/summerofsavings.htm
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