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RE: Sandy's new camera


There is a picture of Sandy inside the picture (in one of the photos) made
by Sam Wang. Look carefully in the background if you didn't notice it


-----Original Message-----
From: Judy Seigel [mailto:jseigel@panix.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2007 11:35 PM
To: alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
Subject: Sandy's new camera

Thanks for the URL Don... that was an interesting website, but I was 
extremely disappointed in the "pictures of Sandy's new camera."

I'd thought it would include a picture of Sandy... (sigh).  It really 
should have of course.... Not least (but only partly) because a person in 
there would have helped to visualize the scale...

Even a photo with your cell phone would be better than nothing, Sandy...


On Tue, 11 Dec 2007, dsbryant@bellsouth.net wrote:

> Folks can also see pictures of Sandy's new camera here:
> http://theonlinephotographer.com/the_online_photographer/blog_index.html
> No registration required.
> Don Bryant>
> -------------- Original message from Sandy King <sanking@clemson.edu>:
>> Just want to thank Dave Soemarko for his LC-1B formula, which I just
>> used for the first time this evening in an attempt to do some BTZS
>> type testing with a Kodak Ortho lith film. I had forgotten about this
>> formula and did some initial tests with various other formulas, with
>> very bad results.
>> Then I remembered Dave's work on the formula that was published in
>> Post Factory, and in the book by Christopher James. So I went to
>> James, got the formula and mixed up the soup. It really worked great.
>> You have to really test this lith film carefully because it is
>> trigger happy in terms of contrast, but with a bit of work I was able
>> to derive data that should allow me to expose the film in the field
>> over a fairly wide range of SB R and develop for continuous tone.
>> I might mention that the immediate reason for this testing lies in
>> the fact that I just took delivery on a new Richard Ritter 20X24"
>> camera. Very rigid, with a full range of movements, and weighs 23
>> lbs! I have some continuous tone film on hand but at the current
>> price I thought it might be interesting to get used to the camera
>> with lith film, which is much less expensive. And as luck would have
>> it, I have a couple hundred sheets of Kodak Ortho lith film, so that
>> is what I am experimenting with. With the very good success I have
>> had with the Soemarko LC-1B formula I figure in a day or two I will
>> be ready to load the new featherweight camera in the SUV and hit the
>> trails.
>> BTW, if anyone is interested in seeing pictures of the feather weight
>> 20X24, go here,
>> http://www.largeformatphotography.info/forum/showthread.php?t=31245
>> Also note the round photography in the background of all three
>> pictures. That photograph is a portrait of me made by the famous
>> photographer Sam Wang.
>> Sandy King>