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  1. Re: Archaic/Proto Euryscope - Part 2 Wide-Angled type

    Very good answer!

    Thank you

    I do the same

    my iPhone gets the most action
  2. Re: Archaic/Proto Euryscope - Part 2 Wide-Angled type

    Congratulations!

    Do only collect and restore or do you use them as well?

    Just curious
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    Re: Tough removal of brass lens

    Good idea David!

    I am looking for my thin teflon tape, a roll I tested on Instron 52 years ago, it is the best Teflon tape I ever used

    I have many others

    Once used to tighten I hope to...
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    Re: Tough removal of brass lens

    I have the opposite problem

    Let's use one thread

    Mine is too loose and needs something
  5. Re: How do you see and appreciate a large format Portrait?

    Thanks guys, the SF image was conceived as homage of Josephine Baker

    She often wore real pearls, I bought fakes just for this shoot

    Too bad she had to go to Paris...

    The sitter is an...
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    Re: AA's "Holy Grail" Sells for $6.4 Million

    Really old art gets stolen for ransom

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/18/arts/design/frans-hals-stolen-painting.html?action=click&module=Editors%20Picks&pgtype=Homepage
  7. Re: How do you see and appreciate a large format Portrait?

    I vastly prefer to shoot people in any format, not easy at all

    I try to set stage ahead of time

    My model is no longer available, ever again

    Here are my 2 best, one 11X14 and the other D750,...
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    Re: Forum Growth.....or not?

    John,

    I was unaware of Lina until your comment

    For the last hour been on her site, I won't go on any unsocial media

    https://www.linabessonova.photography/

    is her big enlarger a Calumet...
  9. Re: How do you see and appreciate a large format Portrait?

    Good points Rick, may our fathers rest in peace

    and a good use of a thread

    Here is a 1938 pro shot of my father and my first ever 4X5 shot handheld Speed Graphic 1998, borrowed camera, next LF...
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    Re: Pinhole Photography in 8x10?

    I will commit a LFPF crime and post my second LF image I ever made, a DIY 5X7 Oatmeal Box round tube with DIY pinhole

    1998 as first assignment in my only photography class ever, first and all...
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    Re: 2021 Self Portraits

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50845083611_c35f4ed6be_z.jpgPinhole selfie 1998 by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: 2021 Self Portraits

    Nope, but you could copy it with LF then post

    However I have no way of stopping any post
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    Re: Pinhole Photography in 8x10?

    Image moved internally to 2021 Selfies
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    Re: Forum Growth.....or not?

    Thanks John, here is her website https://www.linabessonova.photography/

    Maybe LFPF becomes a place to link to outside experts
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    Re: LED UV Light Box: Build Your Own for Under $150

    Go watch Tim's latest video today, 'Wild Horses'

    I also put a lip on front, I will add a chain (good idea) soon but my lid stops when tilted onto the Elwood
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    Re: LED UV Light Box: Build Your Own for Under $150

    Nice Mike

    A member here is using that exact design to make and offer prints from 1k to 5K
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    Re: OLD film OLD paper Solutions

    That's what I have

    But also 1932 AZO


    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50842466121_ed88750c36_z.jpgOld Paper by TIN CAN COLLEGE, on Flickr
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    Re: OLD film OLD paper Solutions

    Thanks Bill

    I have shot enough old film and really old dry plates to know how to make them work, never used any anti fog

    Somebody is sending me new prints on 70 year old Postcard paper, some...
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    Re: OLD film OLD paper Solutions

    Please clarify

    Do you mean fix the paper, wash, then expose the paper, develop and fix, wash again?

    Nobody has mentioned that yet

    However you are a known expert
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    Re: Forum Growth.....or not?

    List of most expensive artworks by living artists

    I am never bored, I wake with excitement for the day ahead

    sometimes i encounter angry people
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    Re: Forum Growth.....or not?

    i have angered you

    i am trying to stir things up

    hero worship is NOT working
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    agree
  23. Re: Brexit trade (custom) treaty - and Global Shipping Program (for EU trades)

    I always ship USPS internally and Internationally

    I just bought a new cheap postal scale

    I also tip my maleman once a year

    sp intended

    around here it's a great job
  24. Re: How do you see and appreciate a large format Portrait?

    Obviously this forum and any digital page is worthless when showing any art

    even 'Masters of Art'

    we thrall have no chance

    all good art has been made
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    Re: Wet/dry plate holders for 4x5

    This morning I see a big increase in ebay Plate holders of many sizes

    Seems like our biggest lurkers are watching
  26. Thread: My mistake

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    Re: My mistake

    i see no mistake
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    Re: Forum Growth.....or not?

    some want to encourage youth

    some want to preserve LF gear

    some of want to emulate

    some want to throw it all away

    some want to make images that may survive
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    Re: Forum Growth.....or not?

    I'm watching Dr Strangelove

    again
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Arrakis
  30. Re: Brexit trade (custom) treaty - and Global Shipping Program (for EU trades)

    Last time I flew from LHR January 2000, I was the only fool disclosing my purchases at ORD customs

    The rest with bags of goodies just passed it by

    The next year from MXP same same

    and i...
  31. Re: Brexit trade (custom) treaty - and Global Shipping Program (for EU trades)

    Yes and Intrepid Camera Made in England has always removed VAT for USA buyers right on their website
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    Re: OLD film OLD paper Solutions

    adding

    Potassium Bromide
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    OLD film OLD paper Solutions

    Some of us are using very old paper, film, emusions

    I read a bit on APUG from 2016

    Interested in expert advice

    The first 3 below seem much safer than the last one

    I have only used the...
  34. Re: Brexit trade (custom) treaty - and Global Shipping Program (for EU trades)

    In the 80's I sold many Made in England motorcycles to Brits shopping in USA

    Reimport was duty free/tax free for Brits, they bought container loads

    Same with Made in Japan motorcycles, at USA...
  35. Re: 1st Edition Platinotype Book Contest Giveaway

    3 entries so far

    only 2 qualified with the 10 or less Posts requirement
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    Re: Trying out Chromium intensifier

    Good advice
  37. Re: How do you see and appreciate a large format Portrait?

    Just to be honest, a phrase I hate as it usually is a lie

    I have posted before about Karsh portraits, even admitting I copied 4 from my personal Karsh Gravure book

    The copies hang on my walls,...
  38. Re: How do you see and appreciate a large format Portrait?

    I have that exact Gravure 1st edition.

    Somewhere Safe

    Too safe as I canít find it right now
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    Re: Wet/dry plate holders for 4x5

    russo turisto this is the cheapest, easiest and definitely good enough way to modify a really cheap ALL METAL holder, most of us have them just sitting in storage

    The video complicates things a...
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    Re: Paper negatives

    Weedy good!
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