Here are the best shots from a roll of Fuji Velvia 100 that I scanned tonight. Shot on the Bronica ETRS and the MC 40mm f/4.
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Misty Woods of Belfountain
This post shows an alternate, and quite different, take on one of my favourite images of 2012 (the other version is here). While the first image I showed was a panorama taken with a DSLR, this version was on film with the Bronica ETRS.
Two pieces of equipment were absolutely necessary for this shot. First, a tripod with the ability to set the legs at independent angles. I had to set the tripod on a pile of rocks and being able to position each leg to follow the terrain helped considerably. Second, a graduated neutral density filter. These filters are divided in half, top to bottom. One one side they are transparent and on the other they block light by a fixed amount without adding any colour caste (hence, “neutral”). The interface between the two halves is a gradient with one fading into the other so there is no sharp transition edge.
Bronica ETRS with MC 40mm f/4. Probably around f/8, 1/8s on Fuji Velvia 100. Scanned with the Epson V500. Colour correction, levels and sharpness in Photoshop CS5.
New Batch of Developed Film
Mitzy with her Foxes in the Sumac
Mitzy with her foxes in the sumac, a photo by owencherry on Flickr.
Here’s a shot from a couple months ago during a visit to my Dad’s in Inglewood, ON. I thought it would be a good image to try out some newly discovered retouch techniques. I’m sure at some point I’ll write about them.
Taken with the D300s and Sigma 50mm f/1.4 at f/2.5.
Caledon Mist, a photo by owencherry on Flickr.
While driving home from my Dad’s on a dreary, foggy day the sun poked through the clouds just a bit when we neared Belfountain, ON. Mitzy and I pulled off to grab a shot at my favourite lookout. On the way down the trail I stopped to take this photo, both on the Bronica and on the D300s. Since I only had the 35mm f/1.8 I had to stitch multiple shots (at least 20) into a panorama.
I’m not totally happy with how the perspective turned out, but I really like the magical feeling of the treetops and the contrast down below.
Multishot panorama near Devil’s Pulpit.