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    Re: Portraits from 2022

    I enjoyed my first visit to the Photostock Festival this year. Thanks Bill Schwab for establishing this great gathering of photographers.

    Met so many interesting people, including Mat Marrash,...
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    Re: LF and ULF portraiture

    Portrait of Mat Marrash, June 25, 2022, Photostock Nation, Cross Village, MI. Richard Ritter 20x24, 30" Artar Red Dot, Ilford FP4, HC-110 (B), contact print, no filter

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    Re: Instructions for Zone VI print washer ??

    Tin, Alan, Richard and Pieter,

    Thanks for the guidance.

    Francis
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    Instructions for Zone VI print washer ??

    A generous friend just gave me a Zone VI 20 x 24 printwasher. I think all the parts are there - except the instructions. I have not been able to find them online.

    Any suggestion for locating a...
  5. Re: "Carbon Capture" Gallery 270/ Bergen County Camera Westwood New Jersey

    Such an impressive body of work. The electrons on my screen do not do them justice. Look forward to seeing the work in person some day.
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    Re: Show at Vermont Center for Photography

    The link for the Vermont Center for Photography is
    https://vcphoto.org/

    Congratulations, Peter, for the publication.
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    Re: Favorite ULF photographers

    All those mentioned so far are masters. There are a few more I know of that would be of this caliber.

    Denis Manarchy http://www.manarchy.com/
    Check the "Big Camera" link. He shot on a UltraULF...
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    Re: Photostock Festival 2022 was spectacular

    Sorry, this was my first so I can't really say what the usual dates are. Check out the FB page https://www.facebook.com/groups/1483932891844006

    This seems to be the best way to track what is...
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    Re: Monalog Collective Monalogfest

    Jim,
    This looked like a great event, one I would certainly attend. I look forward to the 2023 event and will look into applying for membership.

    Francis Fullam
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    Re: Photostock Festival 2022 was spectacular

    Darr,
    You definitely should take a trip back to the area for the beauty and try making it during Photostock 2023. These snaps give an idea of what it was like. Here is Mat Marrash doing a LF...
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    Photostock Festival 2022 was spectacular

    I just returned from this year's version of Photostock Festival, a multi-day informal gathering of different types of photographers - but well represented by large format photographers. This event...
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    Re: My Show in Klamath Falls, Oregon

    Congrats on the show and for sharing here. Thanks for the link to your website. Very impressive and worthwhile for all on this forum to visit even if they can't make it to the show.
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    Re: Central Camera, Chicago

    They are back in their original place next door. I was there on Saturday. The shoppers are back and the stock of new, used and vintage stock is build up. Nice work Don ! 227148
  14. Re: Which used digital camera to shoot images of my prints??

    Thank you all for the excellent advice. Appreciated the push back to try to use my iphone again. It is a 13 mini and the images of my analog photos looked ok but when enlaged to the specs that many...
  15. Re: Which used digital camera to shoot images of my prints??

    My hope was to spend under $200. Would a mirorless be appropriate. The camera I need really only needs one function - to take close ups of my prints
  16. Which used digital camera to shoot images of my prints??

    I mainly do 20x24 contract prints in b&w. But only have an iphone to take images of them to submit to shows. They do not look very good - only a suggestion of the contract print. I assume...
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    Ilford vs Kodak enlarger gels ???

    I have a nice set of large Kodak gels of an indeterminate age. I have cut them down to use in my 4 x 5 enlarger and covering the bulb I use for contract printing 20x24. But they only go up to #4. ...
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    Re: Urge of ULF Panorama

    I respect this willfulness to try this. Especially the "I will probably want something bigger later so I might as well go biggest now." That has been my thinking.

    You should think of a DIY...
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    Re: A ULF from a cardboard box?

    Sounds interesting .... do you have a link or reference to your article?
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    Re: A ULF from a cardboard box?

    My first 20x24 in 2011 was a box-in-box, black foam board camera, with duct tape seams. 24 inch lens. Adox 100 ASA film (you could buy it pretty cheap off the shelf at Central Camera at the time). ...
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    Re: BIG Camera on Wheels Project Doc

    Looks very promising - with such large wheels, there should be a lot of places you can go. Look forward to what you learn in putting the final version of this together and the work you will be able...
  22. Re: Listen to a Photographer Born in 1843 Talk About Documenting the Wild West

    Thanks for sharing this. It is really remarkable to have an interview with such a great photographer from so far back. His work is so imporant and so influential today. At about the 20 minute mark...
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    Re: 2022 Your Favorite Image of You No rules

    Fredrick Law Olmsted, Jr., Ramada for Casa Grande Ruin, Coolidge, AZ

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    Re: To new friends, hello from China

    Greetings from Chicago, Illinois and welcome to the group. One of my cameras is a Shen Hao and when I took it to China a few years ago most people did not believe it was made in China. I look...
  25. Re: 21st Century Handmade Print Monalog Collective

    Such beautiful work. I hopr to see your work in person some day
  26. Poll: Re: Poll: How do you process large format black and white film?

    #3 option
  27. Re: Large Format Conference / University of New Mexico

    When giants roamed the earth....
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    I feel I may have missed a bit of a golden age - when there were actually Mammoth Camera workshops

    Steve Simmons wrote up the 1999 Waterford School Mammoth Camera event in the Sept / Oct issue of...
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    Re: UK Photoshow 2021 - Analogue Spotlight

    Thank for sharing this very interesting link......and sharing these kinds of things on a regular basis
  30. Thread: George Tice

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    Re: George Tice

    Looks like an important work - that will inspire me for a long time. And actually a real value. I am all signed up !
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    Re: Is Dektol supposed to be brown?

    Thanks for all the input. From what I have read now, the issue of a brown liquid mix did not have an impact on the quality. But my Dektol was brown powder in the bag - which suggests exposure to...
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    Is Dektol supposed to be brown?

    I have always gotten Kodak Dektol as a white powder.

    Just purchased a 19.4 oz bag with an expiration date of April 2023. It is a brown powder.

    Has it been reformulated or did I get a bad bag? ...
  33. Re: Orotone work in Dallas on 32 x 38 dry plates

    I am always learning and being inspirted by what I learn on this forum.

    Here is the link to the panel disucssion of this restoration of Polly Smith's remarkabel work
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    Re: Central Camera Chicago & Ilford NEWS

    The story of how Central Camera burned down is well known. I live close and have watched with delight as they have resurected from the ashes. It is back to having that feeling I loved of LOTS OF...
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    Re: Boston Deardorff?

    Perhaps you should sleep on it before you make a decision.
  36. Re: A foolish idea? Creating a positive transparency from a negative

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    I have tried contacting printing a negative, FP4, on FP4 for a b&w transparency...without much success.

    Using the Photography Formulary reveral kit for TMax, I had great success in 4 x 5....
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    Re: Bergger Film Developer?

    Michael,
    Thanks for the advice. i will give baking soda a try

    Francis
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    Re: Bergger Film Developer?

    I have an expired box of Bergger Pancro ISO 120. But I stopped using it becuase of a pinkish residue that I could not get it with out scaping it off. It was soft and gummy when wet and dried hard. ...
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    Re: TT Camera and lens

    As beautiful as they are, I know they will be put to good use in the field and get a few scuffs. Badges of honor
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