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Saturday, July 29, 2006

Banquet Camera Shot

Thought this might be fun. Crew shot from a traditional New England Barnraising. Shot with a 7x17-inch Korona.

Details: The Korona camera was manufactured in the 1920s. The lens used was a Schneider G-Claron 305mm, bought new around 1999. Film was Ilford HP5-Plus developed in PMK pyro and scanned. Exposure in blazing overhead summer sunlight was 1/4 second between ƒ/45 and ƒ/64 which was sufficient to record deep into the shadows.

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Posted by: CARL WEESE


Blogger fizzy said...

Geez! "Full frame sensor" indeed! What kind of lens covers 17" wide?

12:37 PM  
Blogger scotth said...

Banquet cameras are cool.

9:58 PM  
Blogger Ken Tanaka said...

Interesting image, Carl.

For those interested in seeing more "banquet camera" images, the late Art Sinsabaugh has some of the most remarkable examples I've seen. The book of his "American Horizons" exhibit is a real treat, particularly to those familiar with some of its locales. But even better to be able to see some of the prints.

10:22 PM  
Blogger kathleen fonseca said...

thanks for the link Ken. Sunday morning, Costa Rica coffee and the work of Art Sinsabaugh, what more could i ask?

10:12 AM  

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