John Sexton and Kim Weston Video Interviews

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  1. Shawn Dougherty

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    From watching the first two I'd say the others will certainly be worth watching. Thanks for the link

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    Very good stuff there.... saw 'em all
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  4. Shawn Dougherty

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    The second quarter of each interview is up.
     
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    Thank you watched them all.
     
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    Thanks for the link, Shawn.
     
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    I watched the videos but don't get the point. Is Epson going to be bringing out a line of photographic paper?
     
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    Glad you enjoyed them! I'm looking forward to the second half of each.

    If you are questioning what Epson's motivation for making and hosting these videos was, well... I have no idea. I'm just glad that they did!
     
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    Thanks for link.

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    There are a fair number of people who have feet in both the digital and analogue world - including many here on APUG.

    I don't see how Epson's business can be harmed in any way by featuring anything that promotes and celebrates quality photography.
     
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    I'm just suspicious. Perhaps Part 4 drops the bomb and both photographers pronounce "as good as darkroom photography is, I now use EPSON printers and papers..."
     
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    I've just looked at the first two John Sexton videos and am somewhat suspicious also; I hope these marketing videos do not end as you suggest which is predicated on the misplaced idea that "if John Sexton uses EPSON then that is what I or everyone else should do so as well"...

    Tom
     
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    Or Epson is gonna take over an abandoned B&W photo paper factory in Eastern Europe and start competing with Ilford in the analogue market. ;-)

    And the world is flat and square

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    Not according to John in his latest news letter in which he mentions these Epson videos. He's 100% analog for the foreseeable future, and also intends to keep using Kodak film.
     
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    A lot of people working with Alternative processes are contact printing using digital negatives prepared with Epson printers.

    And as I posted above, a lot of people use both film and digital procedures.

    So what has Epson to lose by promoting high quality photography?
     
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    I don't think so Dale. =) That would be a hell of a bomb though! Michael is correct. Plus, I believe Epson is a workshop sponsor of Sexton, if not Weston.

    As others have said there is major crossover between the inkjet and analog worlds. I plan to make analog prints as long as possible, and may even switch to wetplate if silver materials dry up. That said, I also plan to produce a handmade book in the next year or two. I will most likely print it with an Epson printer...

    I think that until we see that 4th installment I'm going to just enjoy these videos for what they are! Entertaining.
     
  17. Shawn Dougherty

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    They're all up now. No earth shakers about leaving silver gelatin in the Sexton video... I haven't watched the 4th installment of of Kim's video yet so the rug could still be pulled out from under us there... =P

    In all seriousness, these videos are are very well made. Check them out if you have some extra time. I love John's "Mr. Zone" license plate!