Darkroom Diary Episode 12 (Laser Alignment of The Beseler 45V-XL Large Format Enlarger)

In Episode 12 of Tim Layton's Darkroom Diary, Tim explains how to laser align the Beseler 45V-XL large format enlarger using the Versalab Parallel tool. ANALOG P...
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Darkroom Diary Episode 11 (How To Install & Set Up a New Beseler 45V-XL Large Format Enlarger)

In Episode 11 of Tim Layton's Darkroom Diary, Tim and Tim Jr share step-by-step instructions on how to setup and install a new Beseler 45V-XL large format enlarger....
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Darkroom Diary Episode 10 (Darkroom Build Projects Update)

In Episode 10 of Tim Layton's Darkroom Diary, I share updates on two key projects include a new bin storage system for our large 40"x60" mat boards and a shelving system...
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Beginners Guide To Buying a Large Format Camera

I have seen many photographers want to get into large format, but the unknown can be a major stumbling block. In this article today, I share several key questions and co...
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I Need Your Help With My New YouTube Channel

I don't ask for help too often, so I hope you can help me get the new YouTube Channel up to 1,000 subscribers so I can begin doing live broadcasts from the new darkroom!...
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I Use This Brush For Coating My Platinum & Palladium Fine Art Prints

I am frequently asked how I hand coat my platinum and palladium fine art prints, so in this article today I share the exact brushes that I use and I also provide some ins...
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Darkroom Diary Episode 9

In Episode 9 of Tim Layton's Darkroom Diary, I finally got air conditioning installed in the darkroom!!! I share our plans for the next set of updates. ANALOG PHOT...
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Topaz Mill - Dry Plate Diary June 27, 2021

As part of a scouting trip this weekend, I visited Topaz Mill so I would know what to expect when I return with my 1889 Eastman Dry Plate 5x7 large format view camera. M...
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Why Following Your Heart as a Photographer Will Lead You To Your Ultimate Success

If you have been following me for very long, then you know that I tragically lost my daughter Abigail on April 15th of this year. As I continue to grieve and work throug...
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Hodgson Mill - Dry Plate Diary June 05, 2021

Hodgson Mill is located 17 miles northeast of Gainesville Missouri on Hwy. 181 in the Sycamore area. It is advertised as the most photographed mill in Missouri. Grist an...
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