I took this photo a couple of years ago at the Oklahoma City Red Earth Festival. I shot it both with digital color and black and white film. When I shot it I scanned it and used Photoshop to clip out the background, but for my 4x5x365 project I thought I would scan it in […]
Yesterday I posted digital images of Micha that I had converted to black and white. Today I post actual film images shot on black and white film – either Kodak TMAX-100 or Ilford HP5. I used bothy my Toyo VRX-125 studio view camera and my Pentax 6×7. To me, there is a distinctly different “feel” […]
“Are you crazy!!” I got this question a lot while at Tulsa Raceway this past weekend, toting around my giant Toyo VRX-125 4″x5″ view camera. I was there with my client Tombo Racing and shot several digital images for them, but also wanted to get some old time black and white images show on film. […]
I have had a 15 year love/hate relationship with shooting large format 4×5 film images. It is so darn difficult and the results are so unpredictable and imperfect, yet sometimes awesome and always unique. I normally would not even scan a film like this, but this image intrigued me. I scanned it on my Epson V750 scanner, did some tweaking in photoshop, and came out with something unusual, unique, and in some ways, stunningly beautiful but imperfect.