[Alt-photo] THANKS TO ALL WHO RECOMMENDED CONTACT FRAMES

bobkiss @caribsurf.com bobkiss at caribsurf.com
Wed Jun 10 12:13:14 UTC 2015


DEAR LISA,
     Thanks to all who replied to my request about info on contact frames.
Many good ideas and opinions.
                          CHEERS!
                                  BOB

On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 4:36 PM, Diana Bloomfield via Alt-photo-process-list
<alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:

> Well, I'm obviously in the minority here, yet again.  But I still think
> that price is high for an 11x14 contact print frame. I have to believe a
> large part of what you're paying for is that beautiful maple hardwood.  You
> guys must be the rich photographers. :)  I found a spectacular vacuum print
> frame I got many years ago now, used-- in amazing shape-- for $300. It's
> like a tank and works like a charm. I still use it daily.  And I found a
> Nuarc vacuum print frame-- much larger, minus the lights which were sold
> separately, but in pristine shape-- from a graphics place going out of
> business-- several years ago now-- and the guy sold it to me for $200.  The
> Nuarc I found locally; the other about 100 miles from where I live.  Both
> were found on Craig's List.  So I guess I'm thinking the price seems high
> because of those great finds.
>
> Diana
>
> *dhbloomfield.com <http://dhbloomfield.com>*
>
> On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 4:08 PM, johnbrewerphotography--- via
> Alt-photo-process-list <alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Bob
> >
> > I too recommend the B&S frame. I've had it over 15 years. I don't think
> > they're expensive, at the moment mine is running at $15 $200/15 a year
> and
> > will be cheaper next year ;)
> >
> > Mine's  pretty much good as new.
> >
> > John
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> > > On 9 Jun 2015, at 5:15 pm, bobkiss --- via Alt-photo-process-list <
> > alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > DEAR LIST,
> > >
> > >     I would like to recommend a contact printing frame to a museum
> where
> > I
> > > have taught and will be teaching some alt photo workshops.  It is time
> > they
> > > had their own. I haven't bought one for a very long time so I am hoping
> > > y'all can recommend your favorites.
> > >
> > >     Of course I am hoping for good, even pressure and a reasonable
> price.
> > > They can't afford Rolls Royce prices.
> > >
> > >     Anyone had experience with this one:
> > >
> >
> http://www.bostick-sullivan.com/cart/product.php?productid=51&cat=38&page=1
> > >
> > >     Thanks in advance for your help!
> > >
> > >                          CHEERS!
> > >                                      BOB
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