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  1. Ed_Ingold attached a file to the thread So what about Tripods in a high ISO World?.

    It is understandable that tripods would be restricted in high traffic areas, where they would pose a hazard. It is not clear why they...

    _A9_7819.jpg Dec 14, 2018 at 1:32 PM
  2. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Lost Safari?.

    The current version of Safari (12.0.2) is not compatible with Yosemite. Consequently it will disappear from the dock or be replaced by a...

    Dec 14, 2018 at 12:40 PM
  3. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread developing one roll of film in a two roll tank, and rinse question.

    I always use two reels in stainless tanks, even if only one (the bottom one) had film and fill the tank. Agitation is by inversion, and...

    Dec 13, 2018 at 11:03 PM
  4. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Extended ISO Range.

    Extended ranges generally have more noise and less dynamic range. They're intended to allow wider apertures or slower shutter speeds.

    Dec 13, 2018 at 10:53 PM
  5. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Digitizing 120: Opinions regarding DSLR vs flatbed vs film scanner?.

    It's not the DMax of concern. Increasing the exposure increases density in the thinner parts of the negative to bring out shadow detail....

    Dec 13, 2018 at 1:51 PM
  6. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread To matte or not to matte.

    I have expressed how I feel about matting and hanging pictures, when and shy. You have expressed yours, Shadow. That does't mean I'm...

    Dec 13, 2018 at 12:13 AM
  7. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread To matte or not to matte.

    The key word is "hanging", not tacking to a cork board or sticking under a magnet. I can't imagine why the OP would ask about matting a...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 11:09 PM
  8. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread To matte or not to matte.

    I think "best practice" applies to presentation to viewers not related to the photographer, as in a gallery or museum. For less formal...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 4:23 PM
  9. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Digitizing 120: Opinions regarding DSLR vs flatbed vs film scanner?.

    Expose for the shadows, and B&W (or color negatives) will take care of the highlights. That doesn't mean use the shadow reading, rather...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 1:07 PM
  10. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread To matte or not to matte.

    Everything besides death and taxes is a choice. There's still room for best practices.

    Dec 12, 2018 at 1:03 PM
  11. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread To matte or not to matte.

    I use magnets on the refrigerator. We're not talking about well-crafted prints in living spaces though. At last count, only three of my...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 10:41 AM
  12. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread So what about Tripods in a high ISO World?.

    If you carry a "bean bag," make sure it is filled with plastic pellets. Beans or rice are considered agricultural products, which can't...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 9:02 AM
  13. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread To matte or not to matte.

    You should always mount a print if it is to be hung on a wall. That's the only way to keep it flat, whether framed or not. A mat (matte...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 8:46 AM
  14. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Digitizing 120: Opinions regarding DSLR vs flatbed vs film scanner?.

    I don't dispute your assessment of color negatives, but B&W negatives can have a very high density, as can certain reversal films like...

    Dec 11, 2018 at 9:57 AM
  15. Ed_Ingold replied to the thread Digitizing 120: Opinions regarding DSLR vs flatbed vs film scanner?.

    I'm aware of that. That's why I specified the darkest part of the [original] image, which would apply to either negative or positive...

    Dec 10, 2018 at 9:37 PM