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  1. Re: Photography Collection/Sasse Museum

    There are incredible photographs and photographers included. The fact that your excellent photography warrants the cover, as it does, speaks volumes. Congratulations! We are lucky to have your...
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    Stunning.
  3. Re: Long exposure experience with portraits?

    I should note you don’t get much joy from your children, collaboration or not in long exposure portraiture.
  4. Re: Long exposure experience with portraits?

    You donít need a head brace. There are many work-arounds. Finding SOME bracing is important. The head brace becomes more important the tighter you get. The picture of my daughter leaning on the...
  5. Re: Covid-19: Ilford factory in Mobberley shutting down for now

    So true. Said about a company that goes out of its way to serve this community with an annual run of no minimum odd sizes that Iím sure is much more problematic to produce than its worth. And yet...
  6. Re: Chamonix and Ebony's are gorgeous & Old Kodak 2D's are UGLY but they have their p

    20 x 24 Ebony. Schneider 550 Fine Art Lens. Makes as good a picture as the photographer behind it. Itís all discretionary funds for the overwhelming majority of us on this site as very few of us...
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    Re: At Work / At Rest

    Beautiful work
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    Re: Suddenly in Manhattan?!

    Flatiron has scaffolding all over right now as an FYI

    Monty
  9. Re: Alt-Process Prints from Digital Negatives or Positives

    A wonderful photograph. Original and printed to perfection.
  10. Re: Need Advice on 16x20 cameras and film from owners/users

    I shoot a 20 x 24 camera with a second reducing back for 16 x 20. As I have stated in other threads I use them both for wet plate and pt/Pd prints. I buy several boxes of film from Ilford for each...
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    Re: Carbon Transfer by Focal Press

    Congrats Sandy. So many people will find success through your hard earned knowledge!

    Monty
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    Re: Nobody Home

    That is a beautiful photograph

    Monty
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    Re: Just Leaves

    Robert you are a fine photographer. Indeed.
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    Re: post your trees!

    I owned a ranch in Pipe creek for more than a decade. 290 acres of God’s country with 3/4 of a mile of emerald green limestone bottom Pipe Creek running through it. It’s where my children were born...
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    Re: 10x12 format?

    Dave my old friend!

    I use a 10 x 12 Canham for a large portion of my Wet Plate work. Love the format. To me it is the sweet spot to holding a plate in your hands and hanging it on the wall. I...
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    Re: Rocks and stones

    Well I just spent the entire week printing and to think I was so proud! Now Iím just depressed. To see true mastery shows the road is so long in front of me. Iím thankful to be shown the way. ...
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    Re: My Personal Website

    Hugo

    After going though your imagery I’m convinced of one certainty—you haven’t posted enough here! Great work and cool new site. Congrats on getting it up and running.

    Monty
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    Re: post alternative techniques

    Erik

    One of the finest images I’ve ever seen posted on this site. You are seeing and printing very well!!

    Monty
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    Re: 20x24'' Chamonix field camera

    I look forward to sending you a couple of my 20x24 negs to print! We will have to talk. Congratulations Anton! All your hard work paying off!

    Monty
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    Re: December portrait thread

    Hugo I stop down when I shoot multiple people but I normally shoot wide open at f11 for individuals. With the wet plate work that wide open gets long!! Hope you are well. Look forward to seeing...
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    Re: December portrait thread

    Thank you Merg, it’s good to be back! Hugo the bigger the format you go there is no distortion. Peter LeGrand I believe used a 355 G-Claron on a project for Columbia College where the head shots...
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    Re: December portrait thread

    Lol. Cropping is easy in contact printing—coat A smaller piece of paper. You just have to get over the sting of not having done a better job with the set up and big piece of film. With my talent...
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    Re: December portrait thread

    [QUOTE=Randy Moe;1472650]Very nice!

    How is 20X24 full frame less than 1 to 1?


    I cropped a little in printing
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    Re: December portrait thread

    New jobs rob you of the creative spirit, or at least I feel prey to the pitfalls of new expectations and allowed it to sap away the flow. Was good to get back to some work with the beast. Had a...
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    Re: December portrait thread

    Plus he had the courage to follow Bracan! And as well he should have. Nicely done Adrian!

    Monty
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    Re: December portrait thread

    That’s a great start to the month!!!

    Monty
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    Re: Stand for a 24x24 Chamonix

    For my ULF wetplate workó20 x 24 EbonyóI use the heaviest biggest Ries/biggest Ries head. It works fine but is not the best solution. The camera weighs 55 lbs in and of itself. I use a Dallmeyer 8D...
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    Re: post alternative techniques

    The print is fantastic as is imo! Beautiful photograph Erik.
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    Re: October portrait thread

    Excellent. You have conveyed her strength beautifully


    Monty
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    Re: What a whopper!

    My daughter now off to college with the Dallmeyer 8D that I use for my 20 x 24 wetplate work


    Monty
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    Russel this color palette is unbelievable. Well done!

    Monty
  32. Re: Steve Sherman's Power of Process Video Series Holiday sale

    I’m lucky enough to call Steve a friend. I’m also lucky enough to have had my photography enhanced dramatically through his videos series. If you get a chance you won’t regret the knowledge you...
  33. Re: Ilford 2017 Special order delivery date?

    I have received my 20 x 24 FP4

    Monty
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    Re: ULF film stock

    Oren,

    I’m a giver. :D

    Point all naysayers in your life to me and you can order what you want!

    Monty
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    Re: ULF film stock

    I do the annual FP4 run from Ilford. I also have some HP5 but the overwhelming majority of my work is FP4. Bought the freezer to store it in too! Yes you will have to buy the bigger trays, take...
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    Re: ULF film stock

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    From a 16 x 20 reducing back for my 20 x 24. Pt/Pd contact print.

    The fence is overpopulated.

    Get obsessed stay obsessed! The head gets overworked in all the other areas of our life....
  37. Re: Is Lund Photographics still in business.

    I ordered on line from their website in July. Took him six weeks as it was referenced on line for the things that I ordered. Not much communication but I'm the trusting sort and it showed up on...
  38. Re: TOP is interested in hearing from photographers who still do LF contact printing

    First and foremost I have to admit to being a bit humbled to being included in TOPís selection. Iíve been a long time reader and no matter my age, I never tire of that feeling of being included by...
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    Re: Getting started in 11x14"

    Great logical advice. I truly mean that. What's logical about ULF though!!! If you have the funds after deciding on your budget, buy the best of the listed above that you can justify and then...
  40. Re: Post your 7"x17" images in honor of July 2017 aka 7/17

    Phillips 7 x 17
    355 G Claron

    San Antonio Mission Drive In Pt/Pd
    Pyrocat HD
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