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  1. Re: The longest known exposure photograph

    While you're waiting for your film you can listen the the longest piece of music—
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  2. Re: Getting the correct temperature while developing at home?

    And when you’re not processing film you can use this set-up to prepare dinner. I like multipurpose tools
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    Re: Help Request : Film Choice

    Foma 200 8x10— https://www.freestylephoto.biz/42028150-Foma-Fomapan-200-ISO-8x10-50-Sheets?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI6__w0enk7gIV3TizAB08GAtGEAQYAyABEgJb9fD_BwE
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    Re: Slosher Tray Technique

    Thank you! The 4x5 is made of 1/8 inch acrylic (Plexiglass) that I had on hand. I don't remember what adhesive I used—it was a long time ago— but I think probably Epoxy. The 4x10 tray is 1/8 PVC and...
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    Re: Champion C-41 Developer

    Thanks!
  6. Re: Custom-made 4x5 film holder for Hasselblad Scanner❓

    I’m so glad the holders worked out well. Stay safe and well!
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    Re: Slosher Tray Technique

    I made 2 slosher type trays, one for 4x5 and one for 4x10. I used them with Pyrocat HD and minimal agitation. I have since switched to a JOBO for the convenience and so I can also run C-41.
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    Re: Champion C-41 Developer

    I'm using a JOBO with expert drums.

    I think your list is good. I would add a dilute acetic acid stop after the developer to prevent streaks because the Champion bleach is not acidic like Kodak...
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    Re: Champion C-41 Developer

    I received the developer today. It is a single component concentrate and separate starter. I got packaging to make 5 liters at a time. We'll see how it goes, although I'm not expecting any problems...
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    Re: Champion C-41 Developer

    Please let us know what you find out
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    Re: Champion C-41 Developer

    I bought the developer from Miami Digital— miamidigitalinc.com. I only bought developer as I had everything else on hand. Champion bleach has no acetic acid so a dilute acid stop bath I think will be...
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    Champion C-41 Developer

    Just like with black and white chemistry Kodak has supply issues with their color chemicals too. My supplier of C-41 suggested I try Champion chemistry instead of Kodak. He said that he has several...
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    Re: Help Request : Film Choice

    Some questions—

    What format are you shooting? 4x5, 8x10...
    Are you contact printing or enlarging? Optical enlarger or scans? What size prints?

    Almost no matter your answers I would use FP-4....
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    Photographer Brian Ulrich Quote

    "There are those days when as a photographer it seems as if the world is collaborating with you and the pictures come in a rush. We need days such as this to counter the ones where we toil away at an...
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    Re: Tiny Art on TV now

    We have one of those in a park behind our home. Lots of kid books cycle through. I think they're a great idea as is Ms. Milrany's idea to make hers a gallery.

    See: littlefreelibrary.org
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    Re: Darkroom Venting

    I would like to add that dumping warm moist air into a cold attic is not best practice. It is much better to exhaust to the great outdoors so moisture doesn't condense and cause havoc with the...
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    Re: Pyrocat adjustments/improvements

    I have no experience with Pyrocat M, but use a lot of 4x5 T-Max 400 in Pyrocat HD in a JOBO Expert drum. I use 2 baths of developer, each for 1/2 of the time as I find that Pyrocat oxidizes rather...
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    Re: Chamonix 4x10 & 450mm lens?

    You can contact Hugo Zhang who is the US rep for Chamonix cameras either here on the forum or at hugoz_2000 AT yahoo DOT com. I'm sure he can answer any questions you might have.
  19. Re: Helen Maurene Cooper Ambrotypes on Lenscratch Today (Sunday)

    Thanks Oren! You're so much better at this stuff than I am...
  20. Helen Maurene Cooper Ambrotypes on Lenscratch Today (Sunday)

    lenscratch.com
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    Re: Flat Field Focus on LF Lenses?

    Not quite. I have a 150mm Componon in a Compur shutter that I bought because it was cheap and looked like it had never been used. The lens works well at close distances, but is weaker at infinity...
  22. Re: Best way to ensure appropriate DoF in interior shots?

    I like to initially focus the camera halfway between near and far to get things roughly correct and then use a loupe to tweak the focus to where I want it. I agree with you Drew and like to keep the...
  23. Re: the thread for Kodak XTOL quality control issues

    Here you go—

    http://home.alphalink.com.au/~simgrant/jackspcs/mytol.htm
  24. Re: Best way to ensure appropriate DoF in interior shots?

    No one has mentioned yet that one of the benefits of a large format camera is the focus screen. After focusing the camera stop the lens down a couple or three stops and with a good quality loupe...
  25. Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Projection RoomóDavis Theater Chicago

    Mamiya 7II, 43mm lens
  26. Re: Tripods: Is Carbon Fiber worth the extra cost?

    I know it's not a definitive answer, but I have used my Gitzo in temperatures down to -20 F or so without any issues. No issues with the tripod that is, I can't say the same for myself...
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    Re: what makes this site so good.

    You're very welcome Mitch. I'm glad I could play a part in resolving your problem.
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    Re: Stop bath with TF-5 fixer

    I’ve not used TF-5, but for years I used citric acid stop for prints, about 1 tablespoon per liter of water. No smell or fumes like acetic acid.
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    Re: Photo Gallery Website

    Take a look at Squarespace. It's easy to use and has templates that can be customized.
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    Re: Durst CLS 301 color head

    Mitch, I opened mine up and took a look for you. The top wire from the switch gets soldered to the bottom terminal of the ceramic block that is directly above the switch. The other wire is connected...
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    Re: It is Majestic!

    The camera and support certainly are nice, but I've been admiring the multi-drawer cabinet in the background. Sorry, I used to have an antiques business...
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    Homebrewed Film Developer Formulas

    After reading the current discussion about the issues Koak/Alaris is having I thought it might be useful to gather together some recipes for easy to mix developers.

    The simplest is probably D-23:...
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    Re: imacon flextight problem

    If you don't get an answer here I recommend contacting Jimmy at B23 ApS Hasselblad Repair in Copenhagen. He is very knowledgeable and has parts for older scanners. He has helped me and was very nice...
  34. Re: Custom-made 4x5 film holder for Hasselblad Scanner❓

    You’re very welcome, I’m glad I could help.
  35. Re: Custom-made 4x5 film holder for Hasselblad Scanner❓

    There is someone in China selling on eBay who makes nice quality Imacon/Hasselblad film holders. He is happy to make custom sizes if he does not offer what you are looking for. I have bought from him...
  36. Re: Tilt an old lens a teeny bit off axis to improve image. Anyone ever heard of this

    Was this true for more than one camera? If only one was involved perhaps the front and rear standards were not quite parallel?

    I also like Corran's answer
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    Re: Mac mini M1 Thoughts

    I use a 2018 Mac Mini in which I installed 16Gb of RAM for photo processing and it works great. I don't know enough to have an opinion on the new model.
  38. Re: LF processing lab convenient to Houston?

    If you are sending your film out of town Edgar Prauss can take care of whatever you need. I have used him for C-41, but he also processes B&W and E-6.

    https://www.4photolab.com/about-us
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    Re: post your trees!

    About 6 weeks ago, near my home
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    Re: Post your signs

    How can you not go to Gene and Jude's? Best hot dog around!
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