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  1. Re: Henry William Jackson glass negative from NGM 1989/2 , Is it colorful ?

    William Henry...not Henry William! (c'mon guys...jeeesh!)
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    Re: Favorite ULF photographers

    Likewise here...D.A. and J.F.!
  3. Thread: Tiny Frog

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    Re: Tiny Frog

    Conflating the three uppermost threads...how about a nude, tiny frog on a road trip? :rolleyes:
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    Re: What film to use for first test shots

    Cheap is fine for practicing procedures/processes, but for true learning to happen one needs to know that their materials are behaving with consistency, so that any intentional alterations to the...
  5. Re: What will happen to your negatives in "the end"?

    This is one of those threads that I tend to circle around for a bit...and I think I'll continue circling for the time being.

    But in the meantime...Linhofbiker I am so sorry for your loss.
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    Re: Macro Photography Setup Calculator

    A sad thing about some of these older threads as they sometimes resurface...that the OP's have in the interim sometimes (often?) ceased doing LF and are no longer forum members, or maybe have even...
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    Re: Images from my June 2022 Road Trip

    Yes...with the "objects are closer than they appear" 40mm, you'd be getting wet for sure! Did you wipe off your gear with a damp cloth soon afterwards?

    In my own work with ocean waves I get...
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    Re: ULF DIY Camera Cart

    I was also thinking a transmission jack...the mechanical (non hydraulic) scissors jack type like the "basic" model from Harbor Freight. The gear ratio on this might be a bit high though...so lots of...
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    Re: Self Portraits

    another perspective...that all life (except us) recycles and replenishes.

    Us? We removed ourselves from the above equation when we learned how to create fire...and its been downhill ever since.
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    Re: 5x7 transparency film

    Speaking of EK/Alaris special orders - looks like 5x7 TMY will be about 7.25 per sheet this year. Gotta think on this one for a bit :confused:

    Edit: Actually, closer to 6.00 per sheet...so I'm...
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    Re: Images from my June 2022 Road Trip

    ...so interesting to see the same subject from different vantage points - with the second image seeming, to me, a bit more dynamic...like a creature crawling/struggling out from under the rocks. I...
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Bryan...yes - if that shadow were to intersect the bottom of the print at its mid-point (or adjust for this for future matting) - this could work really well...so long as the very bottom of that...
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    Re: Must your image be technical perfect ?

    What I can find a bit frustrating over the long run is needing to hop onto yet another learning curve as materials come and go and/or change.

    Also an admission: that I find myself occasionally...
  14. Re: Acadia! Tell me where to go, live vicariously through me!

    ...yes, Little Hunters Beach - wonderful in the morning with a bit of backlit fog!
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    Re: Images from my June 2022 Road Trip

    ...that piece of driftwood is stunning!
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    Re: Old Things,Farms,Barns,Buildings, Plus

    Bryan, that top example is nice...but might I suggest that you pencil a line onto your ground glass to accommodate the film holder rebate bump? Otherwise, in this example, you'll be hard pressed to...
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    Re: ULF DIY Camera Cart

    ...could you use adjustable length hiking poles, with their quick release locks?
  18. Re: Processing 510 Pyro & 100TMX with Jobo CPP-2

    Truly sorry if this might sound pompous to some...but if realizing my vision requires chemistry which might be deleterious to my health (understanding that I do what I can to mitigate these...
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    Re: Repro Claron APO II (320mm)

    Yup...at first glance this looks way too good to be true (which it is), but in considering this further...how would it even be possible to combine the terms repro and apo with a 320mm f/3.5 optic? ...
  20. Re: “Tripods for Bipods” (John Sexton new tech tip video)

    Especially when trying to break some bad, well-established habits...spelling things out really slowly and clearly certainly helps!
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    Re: Show us your home made camera...

    hhmmm....ooooohhh - yes!...I got it! The 3-D effect! Cool! :cool:
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    Re: Why are we here?

    ...and that you didn't forget your towel!
  23. Re: Acadia! Tell me where to go, live vicariously through me!

    Do the loop early in the morning...and stop at Sand Beach before it gets crowded - and walk its length to the left and you will find a trail which, within a few minutes, will take you high up so you...
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    Re: Light Impressions

    Used Light impressions years ago when they were all the rage.

    Recently I've found a local person who gives me great prices on the stuff that Larson/Juhl carries (Rising museum boards, custom wood...
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    Re: Must your image be technical perfect ?

    ...do yourself(ves) a favor - watch the Sally Mann video for which Richard W. has posted the link above. Don't skip to the end, but do pay particular attention to her parting words.
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    Re: Super Angulon 90 XL Brass Shim

    Which begs the question for those of us who frequently purchase used LF lenses: how can we truly know, for a given used optic, especially if we are not intimately familiar with its "out of the box"...
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    Re: Must your image be technical perfect ?

    Whatever works best for a given image (no matter if this means blown out highlights, greyed out featureless shadows, etc.) is how I define the term "technically perfect."
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    Re: Large Format Landscapes

    ...love the separation of tonal values in the sky and the side-lit trees. Also maybe a sense of foreboding...leaving the serenity and sunshine and moving towards a colder, more darkly rugged and...
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    Re: Why are we here?

    As my own final event-horizon comes ever closer...I feel more and more like sharing as much as possible in the hopes that others can find this to be of some use to their own journeys. I also like to...
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    Re: Will pull help me with this image

    Not that its always easy to tell much from my laptop...but if I am interpreting this with any accuracy this subject looks like a candidate to be photographed with a yellow/green filter and placing...
  31. Re: Planning Roadtrip for June in Middle/Western USA

    Regrets for not having kept up with this thread...if but for the vicarious adventure! Will try to check in more often, and in the meantime, Bryan don't forget to eat and sleep...and to turn your...
  32. Re: Calibrating Pentax Digital 1 Deg. Zone VI Modified Meter

    Chiming in late here...to say that Richard did mine a couple years back and since then the meter has been flawless! As many here know about Richard in these matters....he's da man! :cool:
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    Re: Deardorff: "New" vs Old?

    Gosh and golly this is so interesting! Such intriguing history! Have never owned a 'Dorf...but now that I've been reading this thread, I'm thinking that I'll need to add one to my bucket list!
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    Re: What did you compose at Waters Edge?

    Bryan I would find myself so tempted to do a bit of wading - to give that log a bit of a (careful!) push...as I'd be very curious to see if it might somehow reposition itself as a nice diagonal upon...
  35. Re: “Tripods for Bipods” (John Sexton new tech tip video)

    But...if you're tripod's too short - can't you just lift it up and hold it really still :confused:
  36. Re: “Tripods for Bipods” (John Sexton new tech tip video)

    Until more or less recently...I, too, preached the gospel of overall weight - that in the scheme of things, a few extra pounds would be more than justified if this meant that the overall experience,...
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    Re: FP4+ in Pyrocat HD

    Too many variables here for anyone to simply state that one should be getting "box speed." Also, while there seems to be a decent amount of info here with respect to various processing...
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    Re: FP4+ in Pyrocat HD

    With the Heiland LED VC head (Zone 6 series 2 enlarger) being so bright - I tend to rate FP4+ at about half box speed - and process for 10-12 minutes at 70 F with 1:1:100 Pyrocat - in 6 individual...
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    Re: Smaller Fomat Nudes

    hmmm...am thinking Richard's model with Martin's lighting setup - could be great!
  40. Re: CM-W fujinon lens trivia

    ...seems like in the vast realm of lens-related trivia - Fujinon would take the prize! Am I right?
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