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« Reply #275 on: 29/07/2009 20:45:27 »
Tried to make a vice into a virtue ...



[i.e. added to motion blur]
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« Reply #276 on: 29/07/2009 21:28:19 »
There are at least ten cicada husks hanging from various parts of my house from where they came out and molted last night.

 

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« Reply #277 on: 30/07/2009 14:04:15 »
Brilliant picture. Are you a professional?
 

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« Reply #278 on: 30/07/2009 16:13:47 »
Thank you very much.

Yep.
Photographer/Printer
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« Reply #279 on: 30/07/2009 17:37:32 »
Not still in a dark room which stinks of hypo ?.
A digital darkroom (computer) can do anything that can be done in a wet darkroom, only quicker and easier ...



The above bias-relief took 30 seconds on a computer rather than 30 minutes, or more, it would have taken in a wet darkroom.
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« Reply #280 on: 30/07/2009 17:52:21 »
By gum, I remember the days, many moons ago, as a keen amateur with my Pattersons tank and such like gear. I even dabbled in E6 process.
 

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« Reply #281 on: 30/07/2009 18:16:16 »
By gum ... 

You can't be that old Don  :) ...

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Gum bichromate is a 19th century photographic printing process based on the light sensitivity of dichromates.
 It is capable of rendering painterly images from photographic negatives.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gum_bichromate
 

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« Reply #282 on: 30/07/2009 19:03:09 »
Scaffolding:

 

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« Reply #283 on: 30/07/2009 20:57:15 »
Not still in a dark room which stinks of hypo ?.
A digital darkroom (computer) can do anything that can be done in a wet darkroom, only quicker and easier ...



The above bias-relief took 30 seconds on a computer rather than 30 minutes, or more, it would have taken in a wet darkroom.
I specialize in archival prints (for museums and collectors).
Spitting ink on a page is still not moving atoms with photons.
An ink jet print pales compared to platinum/palladium or Van Dyke print.
And longevity wise the ink jets don't come close either. 

Also I hand coat my own papers allowing me to do things that can't be done with a digital dark room such as printing on tissue paper.
I'm not going to knock digital photography though.  I use it all the time.
And its ascent has given me a niche market making truly archival prints since not that many people still work a wet darkroom.

Printed on stretched silk span tissue--this print is 4 feet tall.

{edited cause I can't spell}
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« Reply #284 on: 30/07/2009 23:17:29 »
You could have the best of both worlds. It is possible to have a film negative made from a digital image. So you could manipulate the image on a computer, have a film negative made from a digital image file, then use the negative to make an archival quality print in the wet darkroom. This new/old combo would permit infinite control over the image (on the computer) and could save on the cost of silver/palladium lost during experimental exposures which are no longer necessary because the dodging and burning takes place on the computer screen.

As for longevity a digital image could exist for as long as there are devices to display/print it, which is going to longer than the life of any print, (even a palladium one).   
 

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« Reply #285 on: 31/07/2009 00:43:17 »
If you keep a palladium print dry it is as stable as the Lascaux paintings.
The digital information does not degrade but the medium it is on does.  CDs, DVDs, tapes, degrade one has to copy the information from one disk to the other to preserve the information. 

Most of my work is making wet prints of originally digitally captured images.
Although I still get an occasional emulsion negative, 99% have gone to digital capture.
 

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« Reply #286 on: 31/07/2009 06:33:37 »

Three baby frogs residing in my spider filled mailbox!!



 

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« Reply #287 on: 31/07/2009 14:56:03 »
If I ever send you a letter I will attach a side order of slugs and flies.
 

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« Reply #288 on: 31/07/2009 15:21:30 »
Nice pic
 

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« Reply #289 on: 31/07/2009 15:29:41 »
They will be most welcome! lol ...

My box has been the home to frogs  now for years.. I do not bother the spiders and the frogs keep comming back and using the box... so it is good.
 We have had new mail carriers who were un nerved and threw the mail in hard and killed a frog....but My current carriers are wonderful and enjoy the delivery....

 :) :) :) :) :) ;D
 

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« Reply #290 on: 31/07/2009 15:34:14 »
Must be in u r swimming pool  then ??? ??? ???
 

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« Reply #291 on: 31/07/2009 15:56:01 »
 thanks yomi, they are cute  but I need to get close ups today,, so you can see them better.

I have a pond in My front Patio and they are many!
I LOVE THEM!
 

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« Reply #292 on: 31/07/2009 16:01:47 »
If you keep a palladium print dry it is as stable as the Lascaux paintings.

They are reproductions made in the 1980's ...
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Sadly, because of deterioration from the body heat and breath of visitors, the cave had to be closed in 1963;
 now you have to be content with the replica known as Lascaux II
http://france-for-visitors.com/dordogne/perigord-noir/grotte-de-lascaux-and-lascaux-ii.html
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« Reply #293 on: 31/07/2009 21:01:48 »




 

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« Reply #294 on: 31/07/2009 21:15:23 »
Vinyl LPs, HMV, Bond Street:







How many of the LPs can you name?
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« Reply #295 on: 01/08/2009 08:50:42 »
ZERO, But the palm tree one looks familiar! LOL..
 

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« Reply #296 on: 01/08/2009 16:33:42 »
Russian Royal Family, 1914:

 

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« Reply #297 on: 01/08/2009 22:52:57 »


I saw this shop in Pitlochry, what sort of fool would go into a shop like this?
 

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« Reply #298 on: 02/08/2009 07:27:48 »
HEE HEE HEE  ME...or EWE! LOL....
 

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« Reply #299 on: 02/08/2009 12:54:21 »
"Heck of a wash":

 

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