Tim Rudman toning book

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    Does anyone know if there's a reprint for this book? The book used to cost around $29. Prices on Amazon now and eBay is just ridiculous
     
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    wow

    The prices I see for the book are not simply ridiculous, they are insane.
     
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    Best price I can find in the U.K. is on Abe Books from a store in Austin, Texas at £125. Presumably a quick conversion back from GBP will get you close to the $ price.

    Still a mile from $29 but to be fair in GBP terms I wouldn't expect to get this at about £20 these days

    I'd define the dollar equivalent of £125 as very steep but maybe just short of insane

    Time for a re-print, I'd say if that was possible

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    I have a copy, may be time to think about selling.
     
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    I'd be interested if price is reasonable
     
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    I thought this book was being re-printed in the past few years? Did it sell out that quickly?

    I got mine off amazon used back in '06. Probably paid about $20 for it.
     
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    20$ is reasonable price. I don't understand why it went through the roof! price is really crazy
     
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    I'm funding an 11x14 addiction these days, of course the price will be stupid ridiculous.
     
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    In his April 2015 Newsletter Tim Rudman said:-
    "I am also investigating the possibility of reprinting The Photographers Toning Book on this label - at a far more affordable price than it currently commands on the resale market!"
    so there is the possability that it may reappear now that:-
    "I decided to set up my own publishing label 'Opas Books'."

    Sounds like good news for all.

    Tony
     
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    That's good news indeed
     
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    I have a copy, autographed by the author - Wonder how much that would go for....
     
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    I have no idea but it might solve the current deficit problem and give you a place on the next government :D

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    I bought it on Amazon on last reprint, new. I think I paid close to $150. Sold it for little less about a year ago.

    Amazon has an used one for $199.92 right now.
     
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    it was selling at upto $1000 between teh first and second edition so 150 is quite cheap :laugh:

    Now he's said he may reprint I guess the used market prices will plummet again.
     
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    My new-old stock purchase three or four years ago from Glazer's Cameras of one of books from the initial printing appears to be one of my best investment decisions ever.

    It was about $30.00 USD IIRC.
     
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    At another site. Not my ad, I copied and pasted this:

    FS: Tim Rudman, The Photographer’s Toning Book, The Definitive Guide
    20. Rudman, Tim, The Photographer’s Toning Book, The Definitive Guide, AMPHOTO BOOKS copyright ©2002, ISBN: 0-8174-5465-9, 9½ x 11 inch paperback 208pp. Condition: "FINE An excellent copy almost like new, unread, but may have some very minor shipping, shelving, storage defects to the dustjacket or wraps in form of rubs or scratches with the book possibly having very slight bumps to book's board corners. Pb's without page corner faults." Pictures on request and send questions. $475.

    PM if interested. PayPal at my cost, please. CONUS shipping included, signature confirmation.
     
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    With the changes and decrease in papers is Tim Rudmans The Masters Photographers Lith Printing Course still a relative purchase.
     
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    No disrespect intended, but I believe the word you wanted is "relevant". And my answer is yes, absolutely, as is the toning book, and all other tomes produced by the esteemed author. No, I am not elevating him to god status, just an admirer of superlative photographic abilities, it raises the bar for all of us (plus he's willing to share his knowledge-albeit for a nominal fee).
     
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    Is the Bible still relevant today? :laugh:

    No please don't answer this, I was only joking.
     
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    I was looking for this book last year and a few people on this forum contacted me offering to sell theirs, at a reasonable price (in my estimation). Someone will probably come along and make you an offer :smile:
     
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    I hope so
     
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    Thank Rock, l blame auto text. Yes l have TR toning books and Master printing book. If nothing else l guess it will provide endless inspiration for moving forward.
     
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    Well you snooze you loose. While I was question questions, somebody else brought it.
     
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    If someone is willing to part with this book at a reasonable price, I would be glad to buy it, as prices are enormous on amazon..
     
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