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    Winter Light

    I had given some thought to getting out and 'doing" (as a means of not having to 'do' any housework.. But on checking the 'Weather channel" on-line, found out that the whole Province was under a SEVERE weather warning (-31 degrees C .. but no 'wind') decided that diving back into bed for another...
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    Does this count as alternative process?

    "Bubble thinks"... What if you were to open that 'colour negative' with Photoshop 'invert/change it' to a colour 'positive'... change to B/W and invert again. Since I no longer use color negative film I could be 'talking out of a hat'... but... why not give it a try... you really have nothing...
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    Does this count as alternative process?

    As one who 'enjoys' making prints from both 4x5 and 8x10 'silver-gelatin' negatives.... There is a certain amount of 'pleasure' in making paper-based prints using the "ARCHAIC" print processes using sunlight or electrically produced in the visible and the short 'invisible' ultra-violet...
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    Winter Light

    Sir David... looking back it was really more 'stupid' than heroic... while its not the first time I exposed film "out in the cold, cold Canadian "winter weather".. It 'allowed me to to 'see' a something I never knew.... but is WAS the coldest temperature at which I have EVER exposed film.... and...
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    Winter Light

    While walking the dog around the pathway on the west side of the coulee early afternoon, I observed what is known locally as "Ice-fog". So I hurried back with the Linhof and 150mm I might have preferred my 240mm.. but it has an electronic shutter which, from past experience, does not 'work'...
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    4 x 5 Enlarger Advice

    I'll 'second' the L1000 advice... mine is 20 getting somewhat "old" but is still going strong because it is build like a "Brick 'sh_t-house" If I were REALLy interested (and in 'need') of another enlarger it would be the 318 (for the added capability of 'point' source illumination Ken
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    Show Us Your Camera

    I Went downtown to find a 'someone to 'downsize' a new 5x7 GG to 4x5 and 'I'll put it in it's proper place... now all I have to do is check out how best to gently 'clean' the old lens... but I 'm not sure that the shutter is till in 'working condition'... but I'll try it.... and see if it needs...
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    Show Us Your Camera

    Found my unopened box of 5x7 GGs the other day took one piece downtown to a 'gallery' and 'politely' asked if he would cut a 5x7 down to 4x5 for my OLD Century (4x5) for me on his 'machine' (that will cut up to about 60 inches) He had never cut a GG before but managed to 'satisfy my needs'..and...
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    Let the Games begin

    Dis, Its almost 0630h... still "dark" and I'm 'up' after lying awake for a while thanks to the 'howling' of the 85 (gusting to 95 kph) cold wind out of the west. I was pleasantly surprised (on my first winter here in '63/64) to note that snow and the cold cannot be 'allowed to interfere with...
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    Let the Games begin

    Early afternoon after observing the first 'pick-up hockey game of the season when while walking "He with four legs and tail" around the nearby park. After their 'clearing the area' using hand-held snow shovels'..... I returned with my camera (and tripod) to record to FP4 film behind the 150mm...
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    Let the Games begin

    Early afternoon after observing the first 'pick-up hockey game of the season when while walking "He with four legs and tail" around the nearby park. After the 'clearing the area' using hand-held snow shovels'. I returned with my camera (and tripod) to record to FP4 film behind the 150mm...
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    The most challenging and controversial question...

    Either sit in front of their computers or walk around town "Histing"? 8-) Ken
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    A moment to reflect

    James I was 'knocking ..or 'putting down' your work... It really is a good image. (in my eyes anyway) Downside 'up' while carefully observing that which is 'in focus' the ground glass is perhaps 'easier to appreciate' when under the dark-cloth than a downside-up print hanging on the wall Ken
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    The most challenging and controversial question...

    I believe I have mentioned that I went to the local university after my 'retirement' to earn my BFA degree.. finished at the ripe old age of 74, the 'challenge' was not to 'get/earn' a degree but as a means of remaining physically active and mentally creative rather than facing retirement...
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    4 x 5 Enlarger Advice

    From practical experience over a significant number of years,... with numerous different brands of enlargers and... If I had the 'cash-in-hand' to 're-invest' in a new enlarger, the topmost on my list would be a 'big' Durst that would 'allow' me the benefits both tungsten AND point-source...
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    A moment to reflect

    James, My eye has more of an 'appreciation' of the first image... the 'second'... the 'inversion' of the one above can be more than somewhat of a 'mind-bender'... but made me 'think again...and again. Had they not been shown as a 'pair' It might have taken 'me' a little more time to realize that...
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    Trees 3

    JIM... I was (hopefully) going to try and get come close-ups of the 'grasses and some of the 'frosted' Bull-rushes this morning- BUT..Due to the light overnight snow-fall (now 'hiding the hoar frost...) and... it is still 'coming down as I now 'hunt and peck), my intentions have been somewhat...
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    Trees 3

    Come from her mother's side... ie it's all....that should have been genetics... i.e. in her in her jeans (right front 'key' pocket) since she is usually "right-handed")... :cool: Ken
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    Trees 3

    Looking out the bedroom window this morning, I could hardly see the school across the road thanks to the ice fog. About 45 minuted later (after my first mug of fresh coffee),'He with four legs and 'docked' tail' decided it was time to get out and 'water' the base of the trees in the nearby park...
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    Ian I came across this 'forgotten' Pdf. that could be shared further with any of the members...

    Ian I came across this 'forgotten' Pdf. that could be shared further with any of the members interested in the alternative print processes I'm not 'sure that this is the complete file.. of not... drop me a note of to 'where' you can get 'at it' Ken A NON-SILVER MANUAL Cyanotype,Vandyke...
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