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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    I cannot see the negative, all I can see is what my monitor shows. This is a summary of my NEC monitor calibration with NEC Spyder.

    I see no detail in the dark column to the left, but good detail...
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    Re: MF (6x4.5,6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Looks good to me.





    Let me know if I'm missing something.


    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y30/DTQ/Forum%20Sharing/DQ-MonCal_zps00hk6dpt.jpg
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    Re: Please Help me ID this Rapid Rectigraphic

    Thanks, that seems to be the consensus from another forum.
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    Please Help me ID this Rapid Rectigraphic

    I have looked and cannot find a manufacturer name. Does this lens look familiar to anyone? Thanks.
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    I've been shot!


    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y30/DTQ/Forum%20Sharing/_DTQ3203_zpsos9rnqu5.jpg

    D300 50mm @ ƒ4
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    Really good advice! Thanks!

    In hindsight this seems obvious but...
  7. Re: Just received a Nikon Super Coolscan 9000...

    Hey all, thanks for the feedback, I really appreciate it. I am running OSX 10.6.8 and have made about 7 scans just trying out some of the Nikon Scan features. So far it all seems pretty straight...
  8. Just received a Nikon Super Coolscan 9000...

    on a long term loan from a friend. I would appreciate any advice or suggestions from users familiar with the device. Thanks.
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    Re: MF (6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    P67 with Xenar 240 ƒ4.5 wide open. Small (~ 36") octobox with silver insides, no baffles but with Hampshire frost clipped to the front.

    Pan F Plus in DDX 8 mins 68 degrees

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    Re: Videos of You photographing

    just saying...

    This is a fun video I thought y'all would enjoy but I understand if you choose ask a mod to delete it as "off topic".
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    Re: Videos of You photographing

    I realize this is not likely what you want but it is all I have. It was recorded a long time ago in a kitchen far, far away...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQl_BEnFvXA
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    Re: MF (6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Nice, I have always liked "one point".
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    Re: MF (6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    Henceforth ye shall be known as Renato the Encourager!

    :)
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    Re: MF (6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    I know this is a BORING image but so far it's the best scan I have managed and this is the 2nd and torn roll; P67 with Xenar 150 @ 5.6 Pan F+ in DDX. Just plain overcast lighting, outdoors just...
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    Re: MF (6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    I am encouraged every time I watch that video. I have just started shooting 120 again and have done poorly with my first 2 rolls. The fist seemed to have good density and sharpness but the scans...
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    Re: MF (6x6,6x7,6x9,6x12) B&W film images sharing

    I think this is particularly well seen.

    But I presume you are asking if I hate everything I shoot. :)

    No, but I am very critical of myself and I do like taking more control over the lighting as...
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    Re: Still-Life Images, 2015

    Fiber morain?
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Please, what are your thoughts on this?
  19. Re: How To Make Good pictures 1915 Eastman Kodak Book

    Hmm, that top image looks suspiciously like they're chimping...
    Maybe even a touchscreen on the back of that camera, or her iPhone is laying there...
    Could this be possible evidence of time travel?
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Thank you Randy Moe.



    Thank you ImSoNegative.

    I appreciate the encouragement.
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    Portrait of a local actor...

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y30/DTQ/Forum%20Sharing/553045695118a_zpsu1vkpfew.jpg
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    Re: Long focal-length lenses: less sharp ?

    After pulling the slide or putting the mirror up I learned to wait 10 sec to 1 minute depending on lens, camera and tripod set-up. Also the floor has an effect, concrete slab on earth is the most...
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    Re: Portrait perspective issues investigated

    I have never heard this but it makes sense in my ignorance. Can you explain it again more concisely and possibly more simply please?
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    Re: School me on the differences between...

    Thank you for the response, I really appreciate your time and effort. I plan to use this with a P67 so the shutter is not relevant. I apologize for not mentioning this first.
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    Re: School me on the differences between...

    Thanks Jim. I appreciate the response.
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    School me on the differences between...

    the Schneider Xenar 135mm ƒ4.5 and the 135mm ƒ4.7, please.

    I know the ƒ4.5 is 90 grams heavier; but are there additional differences? Is one sharper?

    Thanks in advance.


    Xenar 4.5/135mm
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Excellent! Thank you so much for that, set-ups and explanations are of great value to me and always helpful. I failed to mention this but I'm loving your work.
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Is this done with light or "painted" in through layer masks or some other PS technique? I am just asking so I know if I need to work on my lighting and photo skills or my photoshop skills. Thanks.
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    Re: Flowers Anyone?

    Huh, I don't know how I missed that. Anyway, thanks. I hope you keep posting the good work, I find it inspiring.
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    Re: Flowers Anyone?

    I like this a lot, even more than the color version because I see more detail in the flowers. To my eye the B&W has much better tonal separation in the petal, pistil and stamen detail (I had to look...
  31. Help with Pyrex UV strobe filters for 7 inch reflectors

    I have had 2 of these for 30 years or so and have never used them. It is unlikely I will ever use them so its time to consider finding a new home for them. It seems like they would be really useful...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    That might just give it the "kick" it needs!

    :)
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    Re: Still-Life Images, 2015

    A tightly pulled black net should only effect contrast. It was a popular method used for controlling contrast, particularly blacks, when shooting transparency film for reproduction.
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    Re: Still-Life Images, 2015

    Not shiny tulle or stockings but matte tulle or matte stockings are preferable.
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    Re: Still-Life Images, 2015

    The ground glass version was literally shot through diffusion. The GG acting to diffuse the contrast. It does look lovely and can likely be replicated by shooting the LF lens through some type of...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Yeah, from the first digiroid I can't get "Keep on Truckin'" outa my head!

    ;)
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Ha!
    This is one of a pair of boots a friend found in the desert. I picked the least interesting side to start with, but I am making slow progress. I had hoped to get this on film by now but still...
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Yeah it does!

    :)
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    Re: safe haven for tiny formats

    Digiroid of a shot I am working on. This is against an unlit white sheet because I think I want it on a white BG when it's finished. Well, this is in process and I may be done and commit to film...
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    Re: Tiny Format Portraits

    http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y30/DTQ/Forum%20Sharing/Monika-D_zpsug0feyyz.jpg

    This is an interesting gal; she speaks like 5+ languages and is SUPER smart. I only had the good fortune to work...
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