I'm Back!

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by Sean, Nov 16, 2006.

  1. Sean

    Sean Admin Staff Member Admin

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    Well, It's been a while but I am now back in action with my 8x10. Today I shot a few test sheets of FP4 (new film for me so wanted to get familiar with it). I dev'd them in rodinal 1:100 and it looks like a very nice combo. It felt great and I can't wait to start souping negs and printing every week. There's nothing like pulling a giant neg out of the fix, what a thrill :smile:

    I might print and attach one of the test shots tomorrow..
     
  2. Dorothy Blum Cooper

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    Look forward to seeing the work, Sean! Glad you're back :wink:
     
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    Time for the things one likes to do is SO scarce, isn't it? Looking forward to seeing some shots!
     
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    That's my favorite combo - can't wait to see what you have to show.

    - Randy
     
  5. Ole

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    Great news, Sean!

    Maybe it's time to set up the 24x30cm camera again - but this time of year, there's no daylight here. Just a few hours of gloom... :sad:
     
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    Good to get away from the computer screen, eh? May all your photographs be as good as your web work!
     
  7. papagene

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    Can't wait to see some images from the Fuji lens ya got. :wink:
    Good to hear that you finally have time to go out expose some film. You deserve it so much.

    gene
     
  8. Donald Miller

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    Good for you Sean. Look forward to seeing your work.
     
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    Sean, yep, summer is coming so get busy!

    Ole, use some Efke 25 and set up a few shots, at least you can have contrast where there isn't any. Best, tim
     
  10. Ole

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    Tim, the problem isn't lack of contrast. It's lack of light - and with Efke 25, it's sure to start raining before the exposure is finished! :wink:
     
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    I suspect some people don't know where Bergen is. Into the tunnel of darkness. Michner wrote a whole book about people escaping the long Scandinavian winter.. Caravan I think was the name of the book, but I could be misremembering.

    tim in short light san jose