Posts tagged “Photos

ShadowMask Part 2: Proof of concept 1

After cutting out the first gobo the plan was to test how well the overall concept worked in the studio environment using digital.

Planning diagram

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Studio setup

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Actual lighting diagram

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Result

Conclusion:

The overall concept looks like it will work well with a little bit of tweaking especially with the light not associated with the gobo.

Still need to test using a “negative” gobo and then move onto a full scale test using large format film…

As I think about the overall project more and more I think it might end up being centered around “spirit animals” with each individual choosing which animal they most closely associate with.

More to come 🙂

Simon (@darkhalide)

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Tui

Some shots from last week when I had a couple of sick children during school holidays and a kowhai tree outside my window.

Tui 1

Tui 2

Tui 3

Nikon D90, Nikon 80-200mm f2.8 Lens


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2 Horses

Seen at the Petone fair a couple of weeks ago…

2Horses

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

 


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Demi Half Frame Print

Finally got round to printing a shot from my old Canon Demi S (deceased)

With the 6×6 enlarger mask I made I can only print 3 frames at a time so I might have to experiment with a slightly larger mask and hope the enlarger handles it. Hopefully I can get up to 5 frames printed…

Half Frame Cemetary

Canon Demi S, Ilford HP5+ 400 ISO Film, CanoScan 9000F Scanner


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Darkroom Action

I have been teaching a spot of darkroom lately. Its nice to be back and playing with prints again.

Here go a few print that I used for example for the students…

Tissue

Tissue Paper

Tissue Border

Tissue paper border

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Cellophane

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Cellophane and Tissue paper.


Lost Civilisation

After all the flooding a couple of weeks ago it is strange the things you find washed down streams…

Statue

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


Small Studio

Sometimes you just don’t have that much space to work with 🙂

I ended up shooting from across the hall…

Small Studio

Nikon D90, Sigma 12-24mm Lens


Shooting From the Hip

I haven’t had much of a chance to go out shooting lately and to be perfectly honest I’m feeling a bit rusty.

Need to brush up on my distances by eye 🙂

Smoking

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


Fire Dragons

No Photoshop involved. Straight form the camera

Dragon-2 Dragon-1

 

Nikon D90, 50mm f1.8 Lens, 3200 ISO. (No Photoshop)


Smile

Observed on the side of a walking track… Human made or natural?

Face

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


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Flooding

Some flooding from last weeks heavy rain…

Flooding

Rolleiflex 2.8 E, Kodak TMY 400 ISO Film, CanoScan 9000F Scanner.


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Minature

A couple of shots from the WW1 exhibition at Te Papa (National museum) of a model of ANZAC cove in Gallipoli.

ANZAC-1

ANZAC-2

Rolleiflex 2.8 E, Kodak TMY 400 ISO Film, CanoScan 9000F Scanner