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    Re: LF Lab Processing in Houston? In Texas?

    A couple of labs in DFW do 4x5, but no one lists 8x10. As long as you have to deal with mail, why not out of state? Ilford?
    http://www.harmanlab-us.com/page/57/Black-and-White-Prints-from-Film.htm
  2. Re: Setting up a darkroom inside a shipping container

    A garden hose will get water into your box, then what? Drains? Holding tanks ? Sewer?
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    Re: Decent Video Camera for Website Posting?

    So would I.
  4. Re: How to capture rainbows – with myth or science?

    Go to Iceland’s West Fjords in the summer. There will be waterfalls. There will be rain. Both can create rainbows. Enjoy.
  5. Re: What Artist, if Only One Could be on Your Walls

    Chema Madoz
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    Re: Shooing dust- compressor for the new darkroom?

    I had a cheap (Harbor Freight) compressor at my old darkroom. It was on another floor and piped in by a 50 ft. hose. Had the necessary filters and nozzle, and I had it set to 40 lbs. Worked great....
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    Re: C-stand for 8x10 in the studio?

    Get a proper tripod. Right tool for the job and will save you a lot of frustration.
  8. Versalab print washer - getting the siphon started

    I've had a Versalab 11x14 print washer for years. Now, I can't seem to get the siphon started. Is there a trick?

    I like the Versalab. No need to recommend buying a different brand (the one you own...
  9. Re: anyone hear of using alcohol instead of photoflow as a drying agent

    "Yankee Instant Film Dryer"

    used a lot of it!
  10. Re: Blackford Bestiary opening in Dallas this weekend, February 18.

    Excellent!
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    Basic Darkroom Course in Dallas

    https://www.dallascenterforphotography.com/classes-and-workshops/beginner-darkroom-parent/

    My next full day darkroom workshop in Dallas, February 18th!
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    Re: B&H No Longer Shipping Chemistry

    B&H Foto (sic) and Electronics is no longer primarily a photo supply company. One look at their print catalog makes it patently obvious. The catalog looks like an old Sears catalog in size and fine...
  13. Beginner darkroom workshop in Dallas, Texas

    Sunday (11/13), I taught the first beginner darkroom workshop at the Dallas Center for Photography. We had a great time in spite of the darkroom not being complete. We worked very hard for two days...
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    Re: darkroom classes in Dallas!

    These classes are now open for registration.
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    darkroom classes in Dallas!

    The Dallas Center for Photography is a local teaching facility that evolved out of a working commercial studio. Several years ago, the owner/photographer (DCP director Peter Poulides) started...
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    Re: How do you transport wet prints?

    This is for a workshop, where once the people leave, they're gone. Some may well have come in from out of town, and coming back the next day is not an option. Taking time for fully drying the...
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    How do you transport wet prints?

    How do folks who use school and/or community darkrooms handle taking wet prints home? This is assuming there is not time to let the prints dry before you remove them from the facility. This is for a...
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    Re: Dallas meet up: August 22, 2016

    This event has been postponed. I will post a new thread when re-scheduled.
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    Dallas meet up: August 22, 2016

    North Texas Film and Darkroom. Get together: Wednesday, August 22 @ 7:00. Location is the Dallas Center for Photography at 4756 Algiers St, Dallas, TX 75207.

    This is to be informal, mostly to meet...
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    Re: Searching for a spot meter, on a budget.

    PM sent.
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    Re: Stand development in the fridge

    Why?
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    Re: Robert Langham on FotoRelevance.

    "Like" :)
  23. Re: Photostock 2016 - (2006 - 2016!!) - We're Still Here!

    Not ludicrous at all. Due to other commitments, that's probably the earliest I'll be able to get back up there. :eek:
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    Re: Is photography a form of "hoarding"?

    Correlation does not equal causation.
    One is not a viable sample.
    Etc.



    No.
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    Re: Lets See Your Darkroom

    I was searching the interwebs last week for pictures of darkrooms to use in a class I will teaching soon. I could hardly find one that didn't have multiple enlargers!
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    Re: Minolta Meter IV

    http://www.butkus.org/chinon/minolta/minolta_flash_meter_iv/minolta_flash_meter_iv.htm
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    Re: Economics of Printing at Home

    It depends on what print service is available to you. I would prefer to print myself, but I have a source that will make my prints for less than I can buy the paper and ink! As long as their prints...
  28. Re: Using a OA safelight filter in a darkroom with OC filters????

    Not to scoop Randy, but I am one of the "others" he mentions. It's the red one. I have tested it with Ilford Multigrade paper (using the Kodak method) and it tested "safe" to 10 minutes. It may...
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    Re: LED bulbs for illuminating a darkroom

    I've switched out all white lights in my darkroom to led, mainly to stop the heat generation (I'm in Texas). My filtered safelights are all still incandescent, but they are, of course, such low...
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    Re: Lab in Houston Texas for E-6 Processing?

    Neither does DFW, as far as I know. I expect Holland maintains their viability with mail order, not just folks in Austin.
  31. Re: The photographic print, Millennials, and "Peak Stuff"

    I've been to Weston's Wildcat Hill. One whole wall of that minimalist cabin he built was cabinets for print storage. :rolleyes:
  32. Thread: stacking trays

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    Re: stacking trays

    Commercial and homemade:
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    Re: Where did 13x19 come from?

    I'm acquainted with Mark Rogers, who owns Frame Destination, here in Dallas. He told me years ago that he formed the company in digital's infancy, because he could not source 13x19 frames.
  34. Thread: Hello all.

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    Re: Hello all.

    There is a large format community in DFW but they're not that active socially. If you're on FB, look for the North Texas Film and Darkroom group.
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    Re: Moving Heavy Darkroom Equipment

    I've used that method several times. Although not for darkroom equipment. I think the last time was to get a 95 pound 32" tube TV into a cabinet ...
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    Re: Dallas / Fort Worth Area Photographers

    Excellent idea. Only wish I could come. I'll be leaving for Big Bend on the 15th! :mad:

    However, I do plan on stopping by the museum on Friday (the 13th!!) on my way back from Kilgore.
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    Re: easy to prepare paper developer

    Kodak's Polymax T will substitute nicely for Dektol, as will Ilford's PQ and Multigrade. All three mix 1:9 from concentrate.
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    Re: San Antonio Missions? Which/What is good?

    Bob: that was a river boat ride ... :cool:

    San Antonio is about my favorite place, certainly in Texas. Wife and I moved away from there 26 years ago with the full intention of going back after...
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    Re: Getting attacked

    Fire ants!
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    Re: Dallas / Fort Worth Area Photographers

    Welcome. There is a DFW large format group, although they have fallen into a bit of a slump as far as getting together lately. However, there are some folks, and a group does get together...
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