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Listening to Grandpa. Summer 2013 #believeinfilm

Zenza Bronica ETRSi (645) Zenzanon-PE 1:2.8 f=75mm on new Kodak Portra 160 @80, developed and scanned by FINDLab, USA.

This is one of the reprocessed images I mentioned in a previous post, not lost but the edits were when my late MBP hit its’ end-of-life. Notably underexposed, my light meter threw a fit then and I guestimated the exposure… Portra is still the right stuff then.

Portrait on Christmas Morning. 2012 (Crop to Square Version) on Flickr. [Explored, Jan 8. 2013 No # 432]

Some people suggested a version from this image (technically uncropped version of 6x45) where space to the right is cropped. A – „cheap Hasselblad“ – Version I tried here. It is better. Scanning artifact (a greyish perpendicular line) is thus hidden too.

Zenza Bronica ETRSi (645) 2.8/75 MC on Tri-X 400 @400 devrloped in Spur HCD-S + HCD-2 (2 min 30 sec. agitations then stand; 5:30 min 30 sec. agitations then every minute 3 times, 22°C)

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Close and Personal with the Old One. August 2013 on Flickr.

Jenisch Park Hamburg. A bit on the contrasty/bright side – needed some more than average processing (curves, definition, vignette).

Zenza Bronica ETRSi (645) Zenzanon-PE 1:2.8 f=75mm on Tri-X 400 @400, yellow filter y/k2 developed in Spur HCD-S + HCD-2 (2 min 30 sec. agitations then stand; 5:30 min 30 sec. agitations then every minute 3 times, 22°C)

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My Son photobombing a Double Portrait. July 2014 #believeinfilm

Zenza Bronica ETRSi (645) Zenzanon-PE 1:2.8 f=75mm on Tri-X 400 @400 developed in Spur HCD-S + HCD-2 (2 min 30 sec. agitations then stand; 5:30 min 30 sec. agitations then every minute 3 times, 22°C) 

Early Twilight – Hamburg Altona #believeinfilm

Zenza Bronica ETRSi (645)  Zenzanon-PE 1:2.8 f=75mm on Tri-X 400 @400 developed in Spur HCD-S + HCD-2 (2 min 30 sec. agitations then stand; 5:30 min 30 sec. agitations then every minute 3 times, 22°C).

The End of The Matter. #believeinfilm

Roses II. Continuation of the project Mamiya RB 67 Pro S Mamiya K/L 1:3.5 f=127mm L on Tri-X 400 @100 developed in Spur HCD-S + HCD-2 1:35 (3 min; 30 sec. agitations then stand; 5 min; 30 sec. agitations then every minute 3 times, 20°C).

Still Life: Roses (II) #believeinfilm

Testing grounds DOF the 180mm: f=8 ½

Mamiya RB 67 Pro S Mamiya Secor K/L 1:4.5 f=180mm L-A tripod (mirror up) on Tri-X 400 @100 developed in Spur HCD-S + HCD-2 1:35 (3 min; 30 sec. agitations then stand; 5 min; 30 sec. agitations then every minute 3 times, 20°C).

Foxglove (Digitalis) in our Garden. June 2014 #believeinfilm

I am still fumbling my way around the DOF with RB 67. In this case the focus pane was too small… I still love the light crest around the little leaves cresting the flower heads and the structure on the bigger leaf below.

The scan showed some newton rings because I put the negative the wrong way in… I cover 120 film  with an anti-newton glass to keep it flat but one has to remember to let it curve UP. Well film was quite flat so I didn’t notice. Aperture kept me covered though – easy correction with the retouch tool. 

Mamiya RB 67 Pro S Mamiya K/L 1:3.5 f=127mm L on Tri-X 400 @400 developed in Spur HCD-S + HCD-2 (2 min 30 sec. agitations then stand; 5:30 min 30 sec. agitations then every minute 3 times, 22°C) 

Making A Face. Jenisch Park Hamburg, Summer 2013 #believeinfilm

ETRSi 2.8/75 PE, yellow filter y/k2, on Tri-X 400 @400 developed in Spur HCD-S + HCD-2 (2 min 30 sec. agitations then stand; 5:30 min 30 sec. agitations then every minute 3 times, 22°C) 

Ingeborg. July 2014 #believeinfilm

Island Rügen, Sellin.

Zenza Bronica ETRSi (645)  Zenzanon-PE 1:2.8 f=50mm red filter (25A) on TMX 100 @100, developed in Spur HCD-S + HCD-2 (3 min 30 sec. agitations then stand; 4 min 30 sec. agitations then every minute 3 times, 20°C) 

Windswept Cliffs of Rügen (II), Baltic Sea. July 2014 #believeinfilm

Zenza Bronica ETRSi (645) Zenzanon-PE 1:2.8 f=50mm orange filter (G) on TMX 100 @100 developed in Spur HCD-S + HCD-2 (3 min 30 sec. agitations then stand; 4 min 30 sec. agitations then every minute 3 times, 20°C).

more to come

Window Light Portrait. July 2014 #believeinfilm

I’d had some shots left on a roll which needed to be finished: shooting double portraits of my son’s class for a farewell gift to their class teacher… My daughter was a willing subject showing off new dress. More to come…

Zenza Bronica ETRSi (645)  Zenzanon-PE 1:2.8 f=75mm (shot wide open!) on Tri-X 400 @400 developed in Spur HCD-S + HCD-2 (2 min 30 sec. agitations then stand; 5:30 min 30 sec. agitations then every minute 3 times, 22°C).