If you're looking for something to do with that old 8x10 you've had in the camera closet for year now, here's an idea for you. I heard of this idea from Jim Galli's website, although my memory is a little hay-zee as to the specifics. I think I wrote about it some years ago.
It's a simplified way of shooting with an 8x10 camera that bypasses film.
What you need is an 8x10 camera, some 8x10 B&W photo paper, and a flat-bed scanner. You put the paper into the film holder, expose it (I assume some trial-and-error will be required regarding exposures times, and I assume exposure times will be very slow, like they were in photo-antiquity), develop it, then scan the negative image that results and reverse the tones in software.
If anybody tries this, send results!
I think we should name the process for Jim, who from what I hear is a great connoisseur of large format, a ceaseless experimenter, a polymath of old lenses, and a guy who appears to have more fun with photography in any given year than most of us will have in our lifetimes.
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Wes Medlin: "Mike, I think this is the post you were looking at. I agree, Jim's site is a lot of fun."