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    Re: Me and my 'dorff V8---17 years

    Many of us have gone down the same road apparently. Here's the receipt for my purchase in '94 from MPX. Jim had just gotten it in and the the bellows were leaky so he let it go for $725. The gearing...
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    lovely image, Brian. It would be nice to see larger.
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    Re: Ruins

    Excellent shot, Nathan.
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    Re: September 2013 Portraits

    http://theblood.smugmug.com/Other/LF-Forum-Photos/i-BNcLg5v/0/L/YB-109a-L.jpg
    I couldn't resist taking a shot with my 4x5 as I watched my cohort struggling with the wind in the middle of the road....
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    Re: Post Your Waterfalls

    http://theblood.smugmug.com/Other/LF-Forum-Photos/i-zF96Vpp/0/L/YB-080e-L.jpg
    with a 360 tele-Nikkor.
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    Re: Post Your Waterfalls

    http://theblood.smugmug.com/Other/LF-Forum-Photos/i-87z47PC/0/L/YB-115c-L.jpg
    Mesa Falls, Id
    Chamonix 45n1, 75 SA, FP4
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    Re: Plate for Chamonix 45F1

    3/8" and 1/4" holes are provided to enable you to use different tripods without having to use a bushing. You can use just one of the bolts on your plate and the F1 will be held quite firmly IMO.
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    http://theblood.smugmug.com/Other/LF-Forum-Photos/i-9wcgdCf/0/L/YB-082d-L.jpg
    Mesa Falls #1, Idaho
    Chamonix 45n1, 305 gClaron, fp4
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    Re: "All things are photographable" thread

    Excellent shot, Pflitz.
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    Re: LF Portraits - Lens choice

    The 210mm is a popular favorite, giving a nice depiction of facial dimensions along with a manageable depth of field. Longer lenses are more challenging to focus, shorter lenses will sometimes make...
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    Re: Flowers Anyone?

    Excellent shooting as well. Not easy to get good compositions with wide angle close ups in large format.
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    Re: Tray developing problem - 8x10

    Haven't read the whole thread, but didn't notice any mention of "flash testing" which is fairly crucial to determining if your development is nice and smooth across the whole negative. You can...
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    Re: Split darkslide - how to make one?

    I agree with Tim's suggestion. I made a couple of cut slides for my Deardorff before realizing the back had slots where cardboard could be inserted to accomplish the same effect with way less...
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    Re: Life at Olympic trailer park by Ansel Adams

    Its also worth noting that nearly all of his big selling masterpieces were created within a fairly concise period of time, virtually none being taken after he turned 50. But this is true of many...
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    Re: Light Leaks from hell

    You're not doomed, but its upsetting to go to all that trouble with 8x10 only to have a potentially great shot ruined. You may not have the patience to go forever losing shots like crazy. One must...
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    Re: Chamonix etc. Stolen in Medford OR

    Your thought is based in kindness, but after meeting this guy I'm inclined to think he rather values his privacy and wasn't looking for recognition, surprisingly enough. I gave he and his wife a hug,...
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    Re: Chamonix etc. Stolen in Medford OR

    Well, the saga has concluded with my successful retrieval of basically all of the lost camera equipment. There's still some items missing, clothing, blanket, canon digital camera (cheap), but nothing...
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    Re: Chamonix etc. Stolen in Medford OR

    That makes about 10 of us.
    Its not often that you get an awakening like this without suffering the full penalty. I don't want to tempt Murphy's Law and get too happy before I have the stuff back in...
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    Re: Chamonix etc. Stolen in Medford OR

    I'm feeling pretty lucky this week. There's been some good news regarding my theft incident, which is that somebody found my stolen camera equipment, a guy who's truck was stolen and then recovered....
  20. Re: Fuzzy Pictures! Mini Comparison of Struss, Hyperion, and 'no-name' LBB&Co. Menis

    Beautiful work, Jim.
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    Re: Chamonix etc. Stolen in Medford OR

    Thanks again for your support and sympathy friends. At this point I've called all the likely shops and checked craigslist finding nothing. Its depressing whenever I let my mind wander over all the...
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    Re: Chamonix etc. Stolen in Medford OR

    Thanks for your condolences. I appreciate the sentiments and suggestions.

    Lots of thoughts in the aftermath about what I'd do differently. One thing I've noted is that the loss has a personal...
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    Chamonix etc. Stolen in Medford OR

    To my dismay, I had my 4x5 outfit stolen out of my trunk while staying at a motel in Medford, Oregon last Tuesday night. I'm kicking myself now because I could've taken it to the room but I already...
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    Re: Bodie! Post your images!

    Maybe a little more saturation but its quite nice as it is.
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    Re: Bodie! Post your images!

    Great shot Jim. Lots of intriguing shapes.
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    Re: Bodie! Post your images!

    Nice work Daniel.
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    Re: Is there a reason for images on forums?

    I should've said "I don't agree with" not posting, rather than not understanding. Not everyone needs to ride the same train, but if we're talking about a certain train, those that have ridden it...
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    Re: Pre-wash with JOBO? yes or no

    Manufacturer's instructions should not be ignored, nor should they be regarded as gospel. There are many variables that may not have been at play when the manufacturer did his testing. The serious...
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    Re: Is there a reason for images on forums?

    I've posted this opinion before, but I can't understand how someone can post suggestions that suggest a level of expertise, and then refuse to show any work here or on a personal website. Its the...
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    Re: Bodie! Post your images!

    Wonderful shot of the window, Merg. I'm strongly reminded of Brett Weston, who's work I saw a lot of when my parents lived in Pebble Beach. I understand you had some nice associations with that...
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    Re: Bodie! Post your images!

    Thanks Harley, Ghostcount, Jim and Curt. The dramatic skies were obviously a big factor in the success I had that day.
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    Re: Bodie! Post your images!

    There has been some wonderful images posted on this thread. These were taken in July 2010

    http://theblood.smugmug.com/Other/LF-Forum-Photos/i-GkR6XvV/0/XL/Bodie%2020x24c-XL.jpg
    Nikkor 90mm F:8
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    Re: What did you compose at Water’s Edge?

    These last two are great shots, Harley.
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    Re: Epson 750 High Contrast Challenge

    There are programs such as enfuse or photomatix that are good at combining images of the same subject shot at different exposures. They also work with scans of an image, so you can scan a contrasty...
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    Re: post "in Galli style"

    Thanks Ian and Chassis, I appreciate your comments.
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    Re: post "in Galli style"

    http://theblood.smugmug.com/Other/LF-Forum-Photos/i-ZWjVFqt/0/L/Preston%20%235b-L.jpg

    http://theblood.smugmug.com/Other/LF-Forum-Photos/i-LNzncTJ/0/L/Preston%204c-L.jpg
    5" Projection Petzval,...
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    Re: Light leak, camera, or darkroom issue

    How old are your holders? The felt that's inside can wear out and light will get in if you leave the dark slide out for a while. Light can also get in if you're not careful during removal or...
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    Kudos to you for taking up this battle. Clearly, there's a disturbing trend towards abuse of creative property rights these days. I'm curious about how you've been able to track down those using your...
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    Re: Posts and ownership

    When I became a member, I chose a pseudonym simply because I didn't know much about the group and it seemed wise to be cautious. I've seen criticism about this and attempted to change it but have not...
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    Re: Pictorialism Images

    An arresting composition, Jim. One gets drawn in.
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