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by John Power
21 Oct 2021, 09:53
Forum: The Camera
Topic: Centre Grad Filters Reference
Replies: 1
Views: 31

Re: Centre Grad Filters Reference

Thanks Walter. I had looked at these when choosing a shorter lens and ended up with the Fuji SW 90 in part because I wanted to avoid centre gradient filters and had read that mostly it didnt need one... I might see if I can run some analysis on images to see what sort of fall off is evident without.
by John Power
21 Oct 2021, 09:28
Forum: For Sale/Wanted
Topic: Photobooks
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: Photobooks

Sure, I'm interested!
by John Power
16 Oct 2021, 11:04
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: More Fujifilm ending
Replies: 4
Views: 83

Re: More Fujifilm ending

Yeah, right! I never used acros, but acros ii is expensive and (for me) only decent. I like 160ns in 120 though, especially for portraits, its a nice alternative to portra 160.

I will probably get some e6 and velvia 4x5.
I'd hate to day that I missed out on ever shooting an LF landscape on velvia!
by John Power
15 Oct 2021, 19:46
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: More Fujifilm ending
Replies: 4
Views: 83

More Fujifilm ending

Taken from BS Kumar on large format film photography form Fujifilm today announced that Velvia 50 4x5 and 8x10 and Fujicolor 160NS Professional 120 has been discontinued. Sales are expected to end on these dates: Fujicolor 160NS Professional March 2022 Fujichrome VELVIA50 4 x 5 March 2023 Fujichrome...
by John Power
12 Oct 2021, 07:30
Forum: Things
Topic: In Praise Of Minor White
Replies: 5
Views: 65

Re: In Praise Of Minor White

Really cool that you share that experience :) A mate of mine makes her living shooting homes for magazines and books and I hope (when we can travel interstate again) to take my camera down to her and let her play with it to see what was possible with these cameras. For what its worth, the first came...
by John Power
11 Oct 2021, 10:44
Forum: Things
Topic: Up close with one of my favourites
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: Up close with one of my favourites

Thanks Mick! I'd not heard or thought of the Gestalt effect as it relates to photography, but of course it has a strong presence... interesting stuff! I'm keen to read more about these sorts of compositional impacts, even if I don't think of them explicitly while out shooting, I think it percolates ...
by John Power
11 Oct 2021, 07:02
Forum: Things
Topic: In Praise Of Minor White
Replies: 5
Views: 65

Re: In Praise Of Minor White

Absolutely sensational! When you mention "the brief" did you do this work always with film?
I'd not heard of Minor White before this.
by John Power
11 Oct 2021, 06:59
Forum: Places
Topic: QANTAS Group Finance Flying Carpet
Replies: 5
Views: 81

Re: QANTAS Group Finance Flying Carpet

" The bonus gift when I saw the processed film was that the lines in the timber flooring, together with the perspective exaggeration of the 47 mm lens, looked reminiscent of comic book lines of velocity."

I agree with those lines of velocity! Especially to the right.
by John Power
10 Oct 2021, 18:06
Forum: Places
Topic: QANTAS Group Finance Flying Carpet
Replies: 5
Views: 81

Re: QANTAS Group Finance Flying Carpet

I learn so much from you guys.

This looks perfect to me, Walter!
by John Power
10 Oct 2021, 17:47
Forum: Things
Topic: Up close with one of my favourites
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Up close with one of my favourites

I really, really like this building, and I think I'm going to spend some time taking a bunch of photos of it. I missed dead-level here by just a tiny bit, and the vertical lines are diverging as they rise (I think), but I like this pic, how it emphasizes the roof overhang and shows some of the compl...

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