Cooke Series II Variable Soft Focus Lens First Landscape Print

In this article today, I continue my exploration of the Cooke Series II variable soft focus lens by heading out in the field and photographing a landscape. I am working...
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Cooke Series II F4.5 Variable Soft Focus Lens First Print

The Taylor, Taylor & Hobson company of Leicester, England and later of New York, began their production of soft-focus lenses about 1898. The first model was the Cooke Se...
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I Not Only Think Big - I Do Big, My New Journey Starting in 2021

As a large and ultra large format photographer, I think big and I do big. What do I really mean by that? I started in large format photography using a 4x5 large format...
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Ansco 30 X-RAY Film Development Formula

The Anso 30 is a B&W X-RAY film developer was originally created for Ansco X-RAY film, Ansco Direct Copy film, and Direct Duplicating film, however, based on the elements...
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Kodak D-76H Eco-Friendly B&W Film Developer Formula

D-76H is a modified version of the classic D-76 formula. It is my understanding that Dr. Haist was looking for a way to counteract the increase in pH levels as D-76 aged...
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New Analog Photography Community in 2021 With Tim Layton

I am super excited to announce that Tim Jr. and I have created a brand new analog photography community starting January 1, 2021. After years of developing analog photog...
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New Vintage Large Format Lens Project by Tim Layton

I have been wanting to research, document, mount, and photograph a standard still life scene my collection of vintage large format lenses for many years in order to see a...
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Nikon D6 Field Review For Wildlife Photographers & D6 vs. D5 Overview

I rarely direct visitors away from my website to go elsewhere, but in this case, Steve Perry just released a comprehensive field review of the Nikon D6 that is the curren...
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Chigger Management For Wildlife Photographers

As a wildlife photographer if you haven't almost been driven out of your mind by chigger bites, then you probably aren't a true wildlife photographer! Chiggers live in ev...
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"Heavy Burden" - New Silver Gelatin Wild Horses of Missouri Ltd. Ed. Collectors Print by Tim Layton

"Heavy Burden" is my newest limited edition handmade silver gelatin darkroom fine art print from my Wild Horses of Missouri Collection. This particular print is very spe...
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