Posts tagged “4×5

Greetings… Its been a while

Howdy

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Blog has been a bit neglected of late but I am starting my first real project in quite a long time and thought this was probably the best place to put my thoughts, trials, failures, successes…

Anyway the project is a group of images for exhibition using my large format 4 x 5 Cambo camera which has also been sadly neglected sitting in its box in my garage for longer than I can remember.

The concept is to use cutouts (or gobos) to create shadows or highlights on portraits. This is done by using a snooted studio light so as to not spill too much light around the gobo.

To create a gobo I have been printing out images onto framing matte board and then cutting them out with a craft knife.

So far I have cutout a few gobos…

I plan to play around with both positive masks as well as negative masks so see which one will work best or possibly a mixture of both…

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Shooting The Street

I dont see this very often… I should bust my 4×5 camera out again… Never seem to have the time these days…

Rolleiflex 2.8 E, Ilford HP5+ 400 ISO Film, CanoScan 9000F Scanner.


Dan And 4×5

I found this shot of Dan using my 4×5 camera at Point Halswell while I was looking for images of Fort Balance

Nikon F5… Cant remember what else sorry it was a while ago…


4 x 5 Flowers

Not being able to go out and take images means that I get to be at home and look through images that I have taken in the past.

These  shots were from a final year paper at University and were shot using a 4×5 camera and then each image was mounted in custom made light boxes (made by me).

I still have the series floating around somewhere I must get them out sometime and look to see if they are still functional or not…

Horseman 4×5 Camera, 180mm Lens, Fuji Velvia 50 ISO Film, 2 Studio Lights, Nikon Coolscan 9000 ED Scanner.


Who Needs A Lensbaby When You Have A 4×5 Camera

A couple of images from a foray with my 4×5 camera with a 6×7 rollback on it.

It always amuses me that when I havent used my 4×5 for a while I have a tendency to over do it a bit… Here are 2 prime examples 🙂

Cambo 4×5 Camera, Linhof 90mm Lens, Fuji Velvia 100 ISO Film


4×5 Flowers

A shot of some decomposing flowers from a while ago.

Who needs a Lens Baby when you have a 4×5 monorail.

Linhof 4×5 Camera 210mm lens f11 at 1/60th second, Bowens lights, softbox directly above and another in from the right. Fuji Velvia 50ISO