Please indcate whether you are already an LF photographer or would like to get started in LF photography in near future. (If you have no intention of doing LF photography, you may be better served by joining other photography groups.)
Been shooting LF for about 8 years now, started with a Crown Graphic...
What are your photography subject areas (e.g. landscape, portrait, etc.)?
landscape, urban, cultural
Do you do B&W or color or both types of photography? What film do you use? If you use traditional darkroom, what developers do you use?
B&W; films: Kodak: TMX, TXP, and TMY-2, Ilford: FP4 and HP5; developers: XTOL, Pyrocat-HD, Rodinal; sometimes I use Ilford RC paper negatives for 8x10 pinhole
Do you use digital techniques (scanning, Photoshop, digial printing, etc.) for producing the prints or you use traditional darkroom or both? What digital printers and papers do you use? What traditional darkroom chemisty and papers do you use?
all traditional silver gelatin darkroom work; developers: Print WA [Agfa warmtone clone] Kodak Dektol; paper: Ilford warm tone fiber glossy, occasionally some older Agfa and Forte; some sepia toning with either Virodon, or Legacy-Pro, or Moersch
What type of LF camera(s) do you use (e.g. 4x5" Arca Swiss)? It's perfectly okay to join this group even if you don't have an LF camera yet.
5x7 and 4x5: Canham, Chamonix; homemade foam-core 8x10 pinhole...
Still learning. Trying to get 'Further In' like Greg Brown.
What Tim S. is saying about this Meetup Group
There is a diversity in approaches, but all share
a common love for photography and nature
along with an openness and willingness to share
ideas - truly a fine group of people.