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    thanks for posting your image, .. this is mindblowing !

    probably not much help but...
    burning / dodging the individual 35mm frames sounds
    like something that might be insane, but a long wire - lollypop and a paper with a hole
    might work, do it in stages with rubylith covering the stuff you have worked on
    and are going to work on and do the varied exposures one at a time
    and THEN layer on the complimentary light that will cover the whole image
    (not sure if that makes sense )
    .... if the exposure of the whole image is 15 seconds but the denser frames need 1-2 seconds less more, and the
    thinner frames need 1-2 seconds less light do all of that 1 at a time .. then do the light they all have in common ( 13-14 seconds )

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    I don't know... looks kinda pixelated to me

    I have to echo the WOW! That is quite impressive.
    Truzi

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Carnie View Post
    Are the jpegs the final print or just on a scanner?
    If a final print I double the WOW, If you can make this work its an absolutely incredible piece

    good luck .. You will need some mural paper laying flat, a very large sheet of plexi to hold the film flush and considerable patience and flexibility to lay the film in position and not curl and move around on you.
    I may think this would take you a whole day just with the set up ..
    I finally found a (somewhat decent) scanner that will take the whole 16x20" without creasing it. So I scanned the 9 contact sheets, and digitally pieced them together.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnRichard View Post
    So you already made a contact print using the 16x20 paper.

    If density varies, its either the light source, or the emulsion on the paper.

    What is your light source? All things being equal? No?
    Light source is a Beseler 45MXT — total exposure was equal for all the prints.
    It took me about 11 solid hours to print the nine contact sheets, so I'm guessing the difference in print density is due to chemistry. I had to remake the developer after a few hours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jnanian View Post
    burning / dodging the individual 35mm frames sounds
    like something that might be insane
    "Normal" dodging and burning is fine... But balancing density of all 1044 frames , I'd probably end up in the looney bin before it's completed!

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    Very large contact print... Is it possible? Am I just crazy?

    It looks like the density problems might be from the film itself? If you look at the second or perhaps 3rd row(it hard for me to see as im on my phone) it is lighter than the rest (maybe one or two more rows near the bottom also exhibit this). Maybe those rows were a bit thicker in density than others. Maybe copy them with a camera frame by frame again, or make some type of holder to do two contact prints.

    As for registration maybe a simple setup of finishing nails evenly spaced on a board about 5.5 or 6 feet apart to latch onto sprocket holes at either end may help you line it up easier. You could slide your papers under and place a large plexi piece over it.

    Very cool and very impressive by the way!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Carnie View Post
    You could also scan High rez and set up in PS and send it to me to print as one large silver gelatin print.
    You have silver gelatin paper that is 42x54"???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Newt_on_Swings View Post
    As for registration maybe a simple setup of finishing nails evenly spaced on a board about 5.5 or 6 feet apart to latch onto sprocket holes at either end may help you line it up easier. You could slide your papers under and place a large plexi piece over it.
    I taped the film onto glass, but the finishing nails might work better. I just have to be more careful as to not damage the film.

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    Holy Moly! This is one beauty of the project. Please tell us how did you take all of these shots? Did you shoot sequentially? Then how in the world did you make the model stand such a long time?

    For the contact print, I would get a piece of clear glass (shower door, etc), tape the film to it, put paper on top of it, then 1-2in foam sheet, then plywood and slide everything into a vacuum seal bag like this: http://www.bedbathandbeyond.com/stor...f-4/1016738735, seal with a vac, put up against a wall, take a portable flash and flash it at slightly different angles from some distance away. I have never done it though, so take it as a speculation on my part Please please please show us the final result!

    Another alternative is to forget about evenness across the whole print. Do a bunch of contact prints onto say 8x10 sheets and intentionally vary exposure by some random amount. When there is variation across the print, it will look really cool.

    Eugene.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcc View Post
    You have silver gelatin paper that is 42x54"???
    Sure. It comes on rolls 10 or 30 metres long in widths up to 50".

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