RE: ULF photography

From: Bob Kiss ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 01/18/05-09:14:10 AM Z
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        We do hope that you and Sandy will post the "stand" development formulae
and procedures to this list.

-----Original Message-----
From: Patrick Jan Van Hove []
Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 4:51 AM
Subject: Re: ULF photography

On 1/18/05 3:49 AM, "Judy Seigel" <> wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Jan 2005, Patrick Jan Van Hove wrote:
>> Ok, sorry for being obscure : ULF, Ultra-large format... Basically
>> photography using stuff bigger than an 8x10 camera... It's linked closely
>> my mind at least with alt processes, since the large negatives are
>> for contact printing...
>> And what do you mean by "quick route to passe" ?
> Or maybe a slow route to passe (that's with an accent after the final e,
> meaning past, or over) ?
> I wondered about "getting as many people as possible interested in 'ULF'
> photography." I suppose not knowing what it was, my comment was
> superfluous, but it did occur to me that popularity is not necessarily an
> unmitigated good -- unless you're in the business, say a magazine that
> wants advertisers, or selling equipment, or can't get materiel because
> there's not enough demand. Otherwise, arcane tends to be sexier than le
> dernier cri. Perhaps unwisely I shared this thought. Then again, honi soi
> qui mal y pense.
> Judy
Hi Judy,

Point taken, I am however convinced of the importance of sharing
information, and just like alternative processes, ultra-large format
photography is not easy, so I don't think that it's going to become a
Now, for all of you who think that this is off topic, I'll just end this
conversation here, and I'll get back to you when I have trouble with my


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