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    Re: Anybody like circular images?

    To me it is the photograph. How it is presented is immaterial.

    Some photos can be enhance by an unusual presentation.
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    Re: Why Large Format?

    Like my muzzleloading rifles, wood and canvas canoe and open backed banjos, my restored 1910 Seneca is just plain fun to use. They also offer challenges we take for granted with today photo gear.
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    Re: What is a"vision"?

    Some topics only make sense to those in tune to the same thought process. To many, it is a good picture, or a not so good picture. The why is irrelevant.
  4. Re: How does one start to recognize the differences among lenses?

    One of the things I have learned, is high end professional products are often separated by nuances and personal choice.

    Musical instruments, audiophile gear, shotguns, telescopes and even golf...
  5. Poll: Re: Perception of self-publishing v. publishing

    Some of the subjects I am interested in are so unique the market is to small for traditional publishers.
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    Poll: Re: 3. Would you yourself pose nude?

    You have got to be kidding. definitely no.

    Men would gasp, women would faint and kid would run away screaming. :rolleyes:
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    Re: The comeback of film?

    Lets not kid ourselves film is and will remain a niche market. Attractive to some but a curiosity to most.

    I just returned from a week long Iceland vacation. I got a dozen shots of the northern...
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    Re: The comeback of film?

    There is a touch of the "forbidden fruit" in film.

    A friend who teaches photography to high school aged students was shocked and pleased when they wanted to try film. They we not giving up...
  9. Re: Chicago sun times gets rid of all photo staff

    Unfortunately, in our 24 hour news cycle, a quick real time cell phone video is far superior to the best well made, after the fact, camera shot. The quality of the news photo mean little, compared to...
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    Re: Selling Prints Online

    Selling the type of photos you like may keep your integrity but selling what the public wants keeps you fed.

    You are either in business or not. You either have a niche following or you do not....
  11. Re: Chicago sun times gets rid of all photo staff

    Yup, we are old and in the way. I dislike streaming anything, I certainly am not going to stream my new paper.

    But it does not matter because we are not the demographic they want and need. They...
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    Re: Anyone can have a show (?)

    Photography is art, and what is important in art varies greatly over time.

    A person does not say, this is an awful photographs but I bought it because it had good texture, contrast, or image...
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    Re: The comeback of film?

    As I mention there is something very difficult to explain to some, simply by using a device crafted by folks from previous era.

    A device, once far to expense to own, still fully functional, can...
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    Re: The comeback of film?

    Our local drive in movie theater faced that projector situation a couple years ago. They bit the bullet and changed to digital projection.

    Technology and multi media compatibility will only grow....
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    Re: The comeback of film?

    Digital vs. Film photography is not zero sum game. One does not lose and the others win.

    Digital vs film is like car vs horse, speed boat vs canoe, snowmobile vs cross country ski. One is simply...
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    Re: The comeback of film?

    Film has and always will be there, for the same reason people buy and pay more for wooden skis, wood and canvas canoes, bamboo fly rods and a host of other "obsolete" items.

    Technology can make...
  17. Re: Tools: Cheap and disposable vs. the best you can find/afford?

    It should be obvious there is no correct answer.

    I have all sorts of hobby items I purchased and never used because "you can't do without this". I also have a number of beginner models items I...
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