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    Re: LF Purity

    Quote Originally Posted by faberryman View Post
    Difficult. There is so little of it to manage in a redwood grove.
    But tons of contrast...even on overcast days. When I was silver printing, I would only photograph on overcast (high fog) days. One of the driving forces behind teaching myself carbon printing was to be able to photograph the light I was experiencing on sunny days under the redwoods.
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    Re: LF Purity

    Quote Originally Posted by Vaughn View Post
    But tons of contrast...even on overcast days.
    Yes, this rain forest of big trees was on a deeply overcast day.

    Yet the scene contrast makes it look sunny.

    A situation where an uncoated lens can be useful. Alas, my Schneider 110mm and Type 55 film didn't help the situation.

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    Re: LF Purity

    Quote Originally Posted by Heroique View Post
    Yes, this rain forest of big trees was on a deeply overcast day.

    Yet the scene contrast makes it look sunny.

    A situation where an uncoated lens can be useful. Alas, my Schneider 110mm and Type 55 film didn't help the situation.
    All it needs is the wet smell of the rainforest!
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    Re: LF Purity

    Now that's practical advise.

    Thank you



    Quote Originally Posted by Vaughn View Post
    But tons of contrast...even on overcast days. When I was silver printing, I would only photograph on overcast (high fog) days. One of the driving forces behind teaching myself carbon printing was to be able to photograph the light I was experiencing on sunny days under the redwoods.
    Vive la révolution!

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