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    Re: Ilford Film Airports

    I have wondered about this, but here's the USPS statement on it and it is very similar to what the post office told me here in Dallas.
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    Re: Ilford Film Airports

    My local post office says everything going out of major cities gets x-rayed. They said there is no way around it, and no such thing as a hand check request or similar that you have at US airports....
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    Re: Tiny Frog

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    The SEEK phone app tells me it is an American Green Tree Frog.
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    Re: Any "Musts" is South Korea?

    Thanks so much to everybody!

    Younghoon Kil I have been warned that it will be hot and humid, but it was 104 (40c) in Dallas yesterday, so how bad could it be!

    I am getting on a plane Friday,...
  5. Re: How can I construct an inexpensive accent-light holder?

    https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/5145-REG/Manfrotto_035BN_035BN_Super_Clamp_without.html
  6. Re: How can I construct an inexpensive accent-light holder?

    Covered porches on a sunny day with a black trash bag for some negative fill is a fantastically affordable way to get that "Avedon In the American West" look. Porches aren't that portable, but they...
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    Re: Any "Musts" is South Korea?

    Thank you for the very detailed answer pjd! I was concerned about street photography etiquette, so I appreciate that specific point. I am also taking a trip to Gyeong-ju to see the historic area...
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    Re: Any "Musts" is South Korea?

    Thanks Les and Jim.
    Namsan Seoul Tower looks like a great thing to do whether photographically or not. What an expansive vista! There has been some talk of visiting the traditional market, it might...
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    Any "Musts" is South Korea?

    Howdy all,

    I will be travelling to the Seoul area in mid June for about a week (first time out of country!). I am traveling with a Seoul native, but non-photographer.
    I will be shooting digi and...
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    Re: Fa-1027

    I just got a bottle of Clayton f76, supposedly the same thing. Also interested to hear what people's experience with it is and if others have had problems.
  11. Re: Going to Yosemite but can't take my 4x5 or 8x10. What to do?

    I don't mind modifications that keep something in service, I think it just becomes part of that objects history. Certainly no need to accuse someone of being a digital photographer!;)

    The retaping...
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    Re: Mini Tripods Solutions for Macro 4x5?

    You could get a hi hat if you don't want to make something from scratch....
  13. Re: Going to Yosemite but can't take my 4x5 or 8x10. What to do?

    For your consideration regarding the Medalist and GW:
    My GW690II: weight, 1479 grams (loaded); width, 200mm (lug to lug); depth at lens, 127mm (hood collapsed); width excluding lens, 41.7mm; lens,...
  14. Re: Solvent for Polaroid print coating material

    The data sheet in the acerbic post above seems to suggest that isopropyl is the solvent used in the applicator. It may work to remove the residue.
  15. Re: HOW TO Load Film Holders. A tutorial video for beginners.

    If its white, it's seen light. Always Seemed obvious to me...
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    Re: Expired Certificate Error

    Certificates let the browser/isp/search engine know a web site is who they say they are. Its like how some delivery companies won’t deliver (in theory) to people standing around in the yard at the...
  17. Re: Epson v800 8x10 transparency vertical banding

    Make sure the calibration patches and the top section of glass is clean. If you look at a film holder, that top cut out lets the scanner calibrate itself. That area should be spotlessly clean, even...
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    Re: 2021 Self Portraits

    Blub and T but my prontor shutter only has B....

    Thanks Philip, I think I prefer the second one as well, a little less grim
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    Re: 2021 Self Portraits

    Calumet cc 4x5
    Arista (Foma) 400@350
    Caltar II-N 135 @ f/8ish
    Exposer by triggered strobe on bulb
    Illford DD-X 1+4 @68f and 9min
    Toned in lightroom
    First in focus LF self portrait! though the...
  20. Re: Cross Processing out dated Transparency and Negative in E6 and C41

    I've recently been looking into this same subject (after buying a few rolls of silberra color 160 on a lark, it has a very clear base and am curious how it might e6). What I see people recommending...
  21. Re: Epson V-700 scanner will not talk with new IMac M 1 computer

    I have found that some scanners only work with apple's USB-C ports when plugged into a USB hub (with multiple USB-A ports), and do not work with a simple USB-C to A adaptor. I think the scanners are...
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    Re: Help with Filters

    I use a NATO rail from small rig screwed into drilled and tapped holes on the top of my front standard. To this I attach a top handle (also from small rig) to which I have screwed a rail block (ebay)...
  23. Re: Repair metal surface for rear shutter curtain on Graflex Speed Graphic

    I would use a cold blue as a durable rust preventative finish.
    I use it on all sorts of steel tools to good effect.
  24. Anyone else Problems with the Darkroom?

    In addition to 4x5, I shoot a butt ton of 35mm and generally send my c-41 process to the Darkroom. For the past few months (maybe mid pandemic onward) I have been receiving crinkled, sometimes dusty...
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    Re: Canon iPF5000 & Digital Negatives

    Here is an archive of the FAQ: https://web.archive.org/web/20180924062150/http://canonipf.wikispaces.com/FAQ
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    Re: A really nice cable release

    KEH has the Minolta ones in stock LN. Just picked up a couple they look really nice.
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    Re: 4x5 and Anamorphic?

    Finally circling back on this and thought id share the results.
    1. In a general sense works fine, but....
    2. does vignette on my 135mm lens (not too bad though)
    3. Does soften the image (know...
  28. Re: Question about Aperture Scale Compatibility

    I have a post about etching a scale from hobby brass if you want to get ambitious!
    It includes determining the scale based on focal length and entrance pupil.
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    Re: Mounting without a press?

    White glue shrink as it dries, might try wood glue which does not. However I am not sure about the "archival qualities" of it. 3M PMA would be a good solution, but you will need a roller or a...
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    Re: 4x5 and Anamorphic?

    It adds 2 cylindrical elements that squeeze the image in one direction. Its a bit of a kludge and you have to focus both the anamorphic lens and the taking lens, not that different from focusing with...
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    4x5 and Anamorphic?

    Ground glass looks good. Will hopefully have a chance to shoot tomorrow and will update once I get the film back.
    Thats a 135 Caltar II N in an oversized #1 Prontor professional under the anamorphic...
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    Re: Post Your Product (Type) Shots

    Thats a really lovely image tuco, I especially like the detail of the splash on the surface and how it wars the reflection a little bit.
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    Post Your Product (Type) Shots

    Dabbling in product photography is a fun hobby! Share what you've got in a "product shot" style. Doesn't need to "professional," just something you felt inspired to shoot as if it were.

    Critiques...
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    Gossen vs Sekonic (quality issues?)

    Hi all,
    I am looking at getting a lightly used to brand new spot meter, and have been seeing mixed things about post 2000 Gossen stuff. The problem for me, I like the simpler Gossen function set and...
  35. Re: HMI or strobe for wetplate/paper negs/low iso

    In reference to original question, I am wondering how the color shift during warm up would effect wet plate. As I understand it, wet plate has extended UV sensitivity, and it occurs to me that there...
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    Re: What to Buy for Film Processing

    I think the SP445 is the way to go, I have the MOD54, and if I was starting over I would go with the SP445 (the MOD54 is really hard to load in a changing bag). The main advantage of the MOD54 is it...
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    Re: Post your images of Liquor

    I would be lost without Photoshop, but I think we are on opposite journeys! I'm trying to spend less time compositing and more time shooting, that digital image (digital start to finish) was only...
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    Re: Post your images of Liquor

    Shot my first color image! Not perfect but getting closer, my desire to spend less time compositing is pushing me forward......
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    Re: Post your images of Liquor

    Now thatís a lot of beer


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    Re: Post your images of Liquor

    Thanks Pepe, I'll post a link to one of the photos since its a digital image https://static1.squarespace.com/static/544c82dce4b0eb63aaadbf23/t/5c041e070ebbe84eaa816919/1543773704360/rwb.jpg The PSD...
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