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Chris Crawford I am pleased to announced a long time member has agreed to help and mentor others in photographic technique. As he has long done so, perhaps this forum is a bit overdue. Christopher Crawford has been a professional artist and photographer for 20 years, most of that time spent documenting life in northern Indiana with his photographs and the stories that he writes to accompany them. In addition, Chris also creates tutorials where he teaches photography techniques, film processing, digital editing, film scanning, and printing. Ask Chris your technical questions, or to critique your photos. You can see more of his tutorials at http://crawfordphotoschool.com

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My Print Sale (March 2018) Update
Old 03-12-2018   #1
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My Print Sale (March 2018) Update

I want to thank everyone who bought prints from me last week. I raised more than $700, which has been a great help to us.

I mailed most of the prints today, and I hope to have the rest ready to ship tomorrow. Those of you in the USA should have your prints by the end of the week. The international buyers should have theirs by the end of next week.

I still have many, many more prints available if anyone else is interested. Here's my ad on the RFF Classifieds for the print sale.

Thanks again to all who bought prints. I appreciate your support.
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Great to hear and can't wait to see the print!
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folks,

its almost never you can get a signed dated print
printed by the photographer instead of a lab
for $30
by a recognized photographer

do yourself a favor, help Chris and your print collection
by buying a few of his prints at this bargain price !
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Thanks for the encouragement, Stephen.
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Old 03-13-2018   #5
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I sent out more photos today! I am also emailing those whose photos have shipped to give them the tracking number, so be on the lookout for that.
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Old 03-14-2018   #6
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Look what the mailman did to one of my prints!

This is one of the prints I sold to an RFF member. I packaged them with stiff foamboard inside a plastic print sleeve, inside a padded envelope. I've sent a lot of prints to people that way over the years and never once had one damaged.

The person who bought it said his postal carrier bent it to stuff into his mailbox. That took effort; foamboard does not bend, it BREAKS.

I'm sending him a new print to replace this one. If anyone else has theirs destroyed by the mailman, please let me know.
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Old 03-15-2018   #7
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On my way to the post office to ship out more prints! Tonight, you'll get an email from me with a tracking number if yours was one I shipped today.

I know one person has received his print (see the post above with the bent print, courtesy of the USPS). Has anyone else gotten theirs yet?
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Print arrived today . Thanks
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The USPS standards for hiring have gone down a bit. We've got one carrier who won't deliver packages, he just leaves a pink slip in your box, even if you are home.

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The USPS standards for hiring have gone down a bit. We've got one carrier who won't deliver packages, he just leaves a pink slip in your box, even if you are home.

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Here is it FedEx that does that. It is so bad that I refuse to do business with anyone who ships through FedEx. The local FedEx drivers are lazy, stupid, and worst of all, dishonest.

The post office and UPS are both really good here, I never have problems with the local mail carriers and UPS drivers delivering to me.
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I just wanted to say I received my print today and I'm very happy with it. I even like the subject--and old car.
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Chris = print arrived safely yesterday - lovely image. Thank you
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I just wanted to say I received my print today and I'm very happy with it. I even like the subject--and old car.

You must have gotten the 1946 Chevy in front of the old barn, right? I can't remember which prints went to who. The photo of that car was one I did as part of my graduation project for my fine arts degree from Indiana University Fort Wayne in 1998, 20 years ago!

The barn and the farmhouse where the old woman who owned the car lived are all gone, torn down years ago.
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Chris = print arrived safely yesterday - lovely image. Thank you
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I'm glad you like it, thank you!

I have many more prints available if anyone else wants to add one to their collection
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My box of prints arrived today. The visual impact of each of the prints makes me wonder if I got special consideration. Best purchase I have made so far this year.

A thousand thanks to you Chris.
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Got my print over the weekend in great shape - one of yours that I remember from your website of the dock and a lonely chair. Very lovely, thanks!
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My box of prints arrived today. The visual impact of each of the prints makes me wonder if I got special consideration. Best purchase I have made so far this year.

A thousand thanks to you Chris.
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I know you like social documentary work, so I picked some that I thought you'd like. I had a few people ask for certain types of photos (example: Can you send me a landscape?) and I tried to accommodate them if I could. Aside from that that, there was nothing special about the prints I sent. I actually sent a couple of them to others as well since I had two copies of them.

I'm glad you like them. Thanks
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Print arrived safely this afternoon, and I love it! A great image very well printed.

Thanks Chris

Thanks, FujiLove, I'm glad you like the photo. Thanks again for buying it.
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Got my print over the weekend in great shape - one of yours that I remember from your website of the dock and a lonely chair. Very lovely, thanks!

Awesome, I'm glad you liked it.
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I shipped another batch of prints this afternoon. Everything I have sold has now been shipped. If you haven't gotten it yet, you'll receive an email from me tonight with the tracking number.

Thanks again to everyone who bought prints. This has helped us a lot! I do still have many more prints if anyone else is interested!
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I received a few minutes ago a beautiful B&W print from Chris! Excellent! Real a great photo of a special moment in 2006, juggling for peace! Worthwhile to hang in my studio!

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I sent out the last print I sold today. If there is anyone I overlooked, please let me know and I'll get a print out to you ASAP. I discovered last week one of the first orders I got somehow didn't make it onto the list I made to organize myself for the sale, and I discovered it by accident when looking through my emails. I can be scatterbrained at times; my mind doesn't always work right since the stroke.

Also, I still have a lot of prints left if anyone else is still interested.

Thanks again to everyone who helped me by buying prints, I appreciate it.
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