Sunday, February 19, 2023

Grieving Friends pinhole photographs

These photographs are of the Armed Forces Tribute Garden Monument in Westminster, Colorado. The sculpture is called "Grieving Friends" and is by Bill Hueg, David Parvin and Eliot Summons. I made these photographs with the Harman Titan 4x5 pinhole camera with the 110mm f/250 cone. My light meter read 1/30 sec @ f/16 which computed to a 14 sec exposure on ILFORD FP4 Plus ISO 125. I developed these in ILFORD DD-X for 11 minutes.
Armed Forces Tribute Garden Monument
Grieving Friends
Photographs made with a pinhole camera can take on an almost surreal appearance with a soft focus. One of the qualities of a pinhole photograph is that the foreground, middle ground, and background all have the same focus.

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

One ring to rule them all

I still need more practice with the Toyo 4x5 view camera, but I'm pleased with the result.
Toyo 45A 4x5 view camera, 1/8 sec @ f16. ILFORD HP5-400 black & white film. Developed at home in ILFORT DD-X.


This photograph was made using a Harman Titan pinhole camera with a 110mm f250 cone. The exposure was about 8 seconds. Unfortunatly I scratched the film, got fingerprints on it, and it had a lot of dust on it. I was able to cleanup a lot of it in Adobe Lightroom. I'm happy with the result.

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Pinhole photography

This is a still life of some dark room equipment. I took this photograph with a Harman Titan 4x5 Pinhole camera and the 110mm cone. The cone has an f250 aperture. Pinhole photography produces very different results than an ordinary camera. Photographs made with a pinhole camera can take on an almost surreal appearance with a soft focus. One of the qualities of a pinhole photograph is that the foreground, middle ground, and background all have the same focus.
Harman Titan 4x5 Pinhole camera, 110mm cone f250, 16 minutes, ILFORD HP5-400. Developed in DD-X. Arvada, Colorado. January 10, 2023.

Contrast

Film photography with a Pentax 67 and a #3 Red filter. I used ILFORD HP5-400 black and white film. Because the filter soaks up 3 stops I metered with ISO-50 and settled on f16 @ 1/250. Developed at home in ILFORD DD-X developer.
Arvada, Colorado. January 7, 2023.

Thursday, December 01, 2022

So, how is your day going?

The cat got sick this morning.

While sitting on the pot I somehow managed to tinkle all over the floor.

I made coffee but forgot to turn on the machine.

When I got out of the shower I discovered I didn't have a towel.

And now for my next trick ...

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Shadows and door.

Shadows and door. Experimental art with iPhone. Arvada, Colorado. November 29, 2022.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

The old phone still works

I connected the old Western Electric 302 rotary dial telephone up to my land line using a pulse to tone converter box. I was able to verify that the old phone still works. I used it to call my cell phone, then used the cell phone to call the old rotary phone. It works great!

Sunday, November 13, 2022

Mr. Big Mouth

My interpretation of Christopher Hart's Mr. Big Mouth. "Drawing Cartoons from Numbers," page 10 by Christopher Hart.