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Let's fix that, hope you won't mind.
I post some while developing and scanning more c41.
Apologies for the instacrap square format.
Color is Ektar unless specified, b/w may vary.

Golden hour in Castelluccio di Norcia
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Poppies and lentil flowers in June
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Twilight over the plateau
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Gran Sasso range on the Apennines at sunset
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Looking quite good. I’m sending some 8x10 Ilford Delta to get drumscanned tomorrow. If the thread is still up when I receive the scans I’ll post the photos and some crops
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Gran Sasso peak
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>>3975060
Looking forward to that anon. Hope this stays up so I'll post more when I'm done scanning.

North view in Campo Imperatore
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Campo Imperatore at sunset
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Sunflower fields in Marche.
Funny enough, the yellow of the sunflowers in this one extends beyond the capabilities of sRGB colorspace, so you have to be happy with this. The print is a total different animal.
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Rangeland and flowers in Castelluccio
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Marmore waterfalls in Umbria
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I'll post some black and white later, I have to leave for a couple hours now.

Waterfalls in Emilia Romagna
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beautiful OP, keep em coming.
do you have some from Puglia/Sardinia?
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>>3975056
Does 6x12 count as large format
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very comfy thread op. keep up the great shots
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film chads can’t stop winning
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>>3975056
Looks great OP I love it
I've not done large format nature landscape yet, what camera and tripod are you using?
Something somewhat light I imagine?

here's just something I shot after I bought a pack of Washi W some years ago

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>>3975062
nice

what's a large format
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>>3975091
Never been there yet, unfortunately. Maybe next year. I live in the north of the country.

Latemar in Carezza lake on sunset
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>>3975122
>what camera and tripod are you using?
>Something somewhat light I imagine?
Camera is a Chamonix 45F2, tripod... depends.
Overseas due to transportation limits I use a travel carbon Benro with a tiny 2-way head.
On the mountains or where I know I'll be using telephoto lenses I mount everything on a 3-way head over a Gitzo GT5543XLS which is the biggest and most massive tripod you can get. Pic related the gitzo with a Nikkor 500mm lens.
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>>3975125
>what's a large format
pain and suffering

>>3975071
black and white toned print of this
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Moonrise over Kodachrome, Usa, Ektar developed in black and white
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Volcanic rock on the shore in Canary Islands, Rollei RPX 25
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Earth pyramids in South Tyrol, Fomapan 100
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>>3975162
Damn my man that's some cool gear

Have you been into large format landscape for a long time?

I haven't done anything large format related since I left photography school, I hope to do some more in the future, I really enjoy the process

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Fired up cottonwood against the sandstone wall in Utah, Portra 160 developed in black and white
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>>3975171
These rocks reminds me on Devil's Varoš
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>>3975173
>Have you been into large format landscape for a long time?
Nope, early 2018.
I just thought it would be fun and fitting my workflow/photography.
Haven't looked back ever since.

Caré Alto overlooking Val di Fumo in Trentino
This was kind of an experiment in strong midday light with black pro mist 1/4 + 25A + gnd 2ev filters. Rollei RPX 25
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>>3975187
forgot pic
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One of my favourites as a silver gelatin print.
This one is a Bergger pancro 400 I developed in Rodinal 1+25.
While retaining great sharpness and contrast, it makes grain much more noticeable than usual with the fog in the scene.
It's quite mesmerizing printed big.
Just behind my house on an autumn evening lol
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Gorgeous photos, OP!

I'd love to get into large format, or even back into film in general. I just kept taking roll after roll of duds, so I figured I should go back to digital and improve my skills first.
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Really gorgeous photos, anon. Do you do any cityscapes? Also, let me ask some boomer questions like what is your favorite thing about shooting large format and what are your least favorite things about it?
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>>3975183
Yea pretty much the same erosion creating these.
This is another in a different location called Zone.
It's all built up around it and I don't really like this one much.

>>3975193
Thank you man
>>3975198
>what is your favorite thing about shooting large format and what are your least favorite things about it?
Thanks, good questions.
Favorite thing is the complete control of the process, from planning to printing, going through every step myself.
Also the constant learning experience and the suprise effect everytime I open up the tank.
There are a lot of pros in this medium, but also some quite nasty drawbacks.
Least favorite thing, eh, I guess the cost of film, mostly.
Recently Kodak increased the prices of pretty much all its emulsions, including my dear Ektar.
In my country, but more like in all Europe, we pay much more than a fellow American LF photographer.
Also, changing film in the holders while on travel is pretty tiresome.
I tend to bring my 4x5 even in difficult places, not just my Zion playground *cough*
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On the way back home on a summer afternoon, Bergger pancro 400
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Shit composition but good colors.
Congrats, you're a film shooter.
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>>3975229
Here come the nohpoto brigade
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>>3975291
Nice shot.
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Awesome thread lovely pics ignore the haters and keep posting
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>>3975314
>still can’t post a photo
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>>3975164
>pain and suffering
these images look very organic, especially the first few landscapes. I'm a noob looking to buy my first kit, what aspects of your photography gear helped you achieve this? The colors seems very warm and analogue, and it feels as though I'm standing there looking at the landscapes.

I'm about to buy into the M43 system, fwiw.
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>>3975229
How do you get the same colors without owning such an obtuse camera?
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>>3975056
>>3975057
>>3975058
Is shooting actual Ektar or Velvia the only way to take saturated images without getting Ken Rockwell levels of cringe?

Also, can you give some general advice about subjects that look good with that kind of film? I bought a roll of Velvia to give it a try, but it's been in my fridge for a year because I'm so afraid to make a mess of it.
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>>3975229
I also shoot digital, not often though.
I posted here a series about adriatic baths some years ago, hence this name.
>>3975323
Thanks!
>>3975381
>what aspects of your photography gear helped you achieve this?
People really overestimate gear, man.
Yes I have expensive equipment and yada yada, but I got this to make my life easier on the field.
I don't think there is a single element that flipped the cards alone.
It's just a lot of trial-and-error, both on the field and in the digital darkroom.
You mention the warm feeling and that's interesting, that's part of understanding what makes a live scene visually compelling without telling your viewer "yea I totally slapped a filter on this".
Luminance and color contrasts are pretty important to achieve a good result.

Thunderstorm approaching over Val di Mello, rollei rpx 25
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>>3975391
>can you give some general advice about subjects that look good with that kind of film? I bought a roll of Velvia to give it a try, but it's been in my fridge for a year because I'm so afraid to make a mess of it.
Slides like Velvia can burn your hands very quickly if you never used them before.
Sure they look amazing on a light table when properly exposed, but they work best in specific conditions such as reflected light.
I'm not a fan of slides, because most of my scenes don't fit. Velvia's DR is limited to maybe 6-7 stops and becomes messy in strong shadows making them basically impossible to recover with a flatbed.
A spotmeter is mandatory with transparencies, unless you have a mirrorless or something.
I love the flexibility of color negatives, you can do much more with it, but it comes at the cost of learning how to properly convert it into a decent image. I think this is what scares people off the most?
There are some tools for conversion but I never trusted them, I scan the negatives as positives and work my way manually.
So I'd say go with Velvia50 (rip) for reflected light and intimate scenes, Provia/Ektachrome for the same thing but also they have slightly more latitude so they work fine for dawns/sunsets, Ektar for punchy colors and compositions in direct sunlight but expose it at box speed, Portra for subtle tones and generally everything else. Portra 160 can look a lot like Ektar when exposed at box speed, but looks pretty good even when overexposed.
Pic related is a 25 minutes exposure on portra 160 at box speed.
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>>3975058
I would buy a print of this if I had the cash
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I must say I love your photos! In the spirit of not being a no photo I’m posting this 8x10 contact print. You might recognise the area, it’s close to your mountain photos.

This was shot in June 2014. I distinctly remember using a yellow filter to make the flowers brighter. I wanted a layered effect on the hills leading up to the mountains. It is Ilford delta 100 at EI50 with n-2 development.

Sadly I’ve lost the negative, so there’s no way of doing a digital remastered scan, which saddens me. Such is life

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>>3975415
How did you lose the neg in the first place, anon? :(
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>>3975415
Really great
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>>3975428
I have no clue, it must have gotten lost when I moved. Really annoying. I lost most of my negatives from this trip, except two - which are the bad ones too.

>>3975431
Thank you
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>>3975439
This is another lost negative from the same location. Thankfully I have my contact prints stored somewhere.
Going to get back into 8x10 next year.

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Some great photos ITT. I have a lot of respect for the large format users. However for my own snapshots 35mm film is plenty fine enough.
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>>3975415
>>3975440
What place is that? Can't you go back? I understand the attachment to the original though.
If you wander on the Italian Alps, hit me up and we can arrange something.

White lake at Passo Gavia, rollei rpx 25

Speaking of Rollei, the rpx 25 is a great emulsion rendition-wise, but I absolutely hate to develop it.
Its polyester base is just 100 micrometer thick and it's hell to slide it into the jobo reel.
I'm moving to Adox 100.
Bergger is nice but the production of 4x5s has been on halt for almost a year for whatever reason. They also ignore my inquiries, screw that.

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>>3975117
>my pp is small

FTFY>>3975117
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>>3975450
It’s just outside of Cortina d’Ampezzo!

Yeah I will be going back either next year or in 2023. I want to visit during the summer and autumn/winter. I will be driving from Norway, so it’s quite far - but it is my favourite place in the world.
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>>3975455
Oh yea I know that place. That's one hell of a car ride. Awesome.
Drop me a line on ig when you get here @massimocentemeri, maybe I'll manage to stick around.
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Volcano view at Sicasumbre in Fuerteventura, rollei rpx 25
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>>3975469
I will! Would be great to get insights from a local lf photographer. I will be bringing my planned 8x10.
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>>3975469
Last one from Castelluccio di Norcia I just developed.
I composed this with the 5:2 panoramic ratio in mind but it seems to work fullframe too. You be the judge.
Poppies are always problematic with ektar because they tend to saturate the red channel very quick, so I switch to LAB colorspace for a few tricks.
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>>3975503
I don't know why nobody mentioned it before, dude, but you've everything severely overexposed for screens.
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>>3975505
adjust your monitor
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>>3975513
I'm afraid it's op's monitor. Histograms are all far to the right. It could possibly look good in print as high key landscape, it's not working on screen.
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>>3975382
bump
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Summer feels with Linhof 4x5 and 90mm f5.6 Super-Angulon MC at f22 on fp4 and rodinal 1+25.

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>>3975505
I'm on a calibrated monitor but I get your point.
I often play on the right edge because that's my style but it may be a tad too much for some.
Sometimes it's too bright for me too so I go back and start the editing process all over again from the negative, or just lower a curve on luminosity blending if I think that does the trick.
That's why you see "v2/v3/v4" and so on in filenames.
If I got it right, I think you should see the color version of pic related well balanced.
Composition is nothing to brag about but it's a good example of an image with both shadows and strong highlights.
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>>3975995
I also like this. Good shot man.
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one more
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Do you sell darkroom prints?
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>>3976091
not at the moment unfortunately. Just pigment ink prints on museum archival paper, or lightjet on request for really big prints (>=125cm wide).
I can get them drum scanned on a Dainippon SG-8060P for 4-500MP each also on request.
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Bumping, same setup but with a view camera this time. 90mm SA and rodinal.

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>>3976032
This one is spot on. >>3976084. The one from color-comparison.jep and the one in op, are one full ev over. Green leaves turning to yellow, pink flowers going into white, that's overexposure. I think that most of the rest are fine. >>3975057 and >>3975059 are a bit over also.
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>>3976466
I unfortunately agree, I need to revisit some for screen.
I'm also revisiting older images with a new eye, can't believe some shitty conversions I did that I thought were okay back then.
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>>3976084
holyfuck
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I make 5x7 paper negatives on a homemade wooden camera with an FKD lens.

h8 r8 masturb8
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Bro beautiful shots man.
>t. guy with Speed Grafix + Aero Ektar who never used it
Yea... I need to get out of my house, but I just don't want to unless I have to take photos for work (freelance job). My life sucks at the moment, hoping my 8 billion SHIB will moon so I can just leave (I have 0 friends and family doesn't care about me either)... brehs. And where do I go? I want to stay unvaxxed
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>>3979940
*Speed Graphic
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>>3979940
Lmao you’re never going to know happiness
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>>3979949
I know
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>>3979940
>I want to stay unvaxxed
Nowhere, stay in your shitty little room, the rest of the world doesn't want you either.
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>>3979765
How long are exposure times
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>>3976493
Good god the colors and smooth textures in this image are marvelous.
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>>3979966
Collaborators were hanged in Nuremberg, you know.
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>>3975167
>>3975168
>>3975171

That's boner material. Any advice on gear to start in LF? I've only messed with 120/35 lately but I really enjoy the process.

Actually, how do you meter for these images? I'm proficient in shooting manual on DSLR and have a sense of how to expose for 35, but for distant subjects like these I'd only be able to guess. I understand zone and the triangle, and have used old school light meters before, but am curious about how you come to a conclusion about how to shoot.
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>>3975056
have a large format photo

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I really have no clue about the cropping with this one, I'm pretty sure it would look better if I cropped more but it just doesn't look right any way I try somehow.
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>>3975503
these are some very nice photographs
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>>3980083
Sorry to breat it too you, but large format is film from 4x5 and upwards. Your photos are small format.
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>>3980133
you have to open it in a different tab
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Is is possible to get similar photos from just bracketing and stitching photos from a digital camera?

I mean I get the whole film thing, digital isn't a replacement for film, etc, but I feel like with an 85mm lens, tripod and lightroom you can probably get 90% there right?
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>>3980133
Panoramas are technically large format, if the coverage is large enough.
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>>3980154
Big rez isn't why the only reason to shoot lf. The level of control you have over tilt and shift is amazing

Ive started doing cityscapes and cars on lf and I'll post some soon. Really want to do some portraits though
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>>3980160
If you want to think stitched together digital crop photos are large format go for it.
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>>3979983
For a well lit room
about a minute at f8
But I mostly heck around at night.
I'm still figuring it out.
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>>3980133
So 6x17 is still MF?
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Im not going to pretend like there are anything special but theyre fun to shoot.

This is ektar

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>>3981799

Pro 160 NS

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>>3981801
Ektar

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Damn, I wasn't expecting this thread to be still here. Happy new year guys.
I don't really have new images right now, but I'll be developing more color soon from my most recent trip.

>>3980061
>Any advice on gear to start in LF?
Get cheap stuff if you are not 100% sure you will commit long-term to the process. LF can be simple but it is not for everyone, as in it takes patience and it's often cumbersome (holders prep, setup, fiddling etc).
Will you shoot architecture or in studio? Look for used monorails, they are heavier and bulky but allow for extended movements. Hiking/adventure landscape LF? Get a folding camera such as Intrepid (cheapest camera to buy new). I use a Chamonix F2 now but some of these were taken on a Intrepid mk3. The Chamonix is on another level, but it also costs 5 times more. They do the same thing tho.
About lenses, there is basically nothing new so you will always buy used. Depending on what you want to shoot, you can start with something between 90 and 150mm. Refer to this for further research: https://www.largeformatphotography.info/lenses/LF4x5in.html
Film, start with black and white, Foma 100 is amongst the cheapest film for LF. You don't have to sell a kidney every time you mess it up. Move to color only when you know exactly what you are doing and how to process it, and if you like it ofc.
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>>3980061
>how do you meter for these images?
I use a Pentax digital spotmeter. Prices skyrocketed for this thing (what didn't?) and are absolutely batshit insane right now, but it's a pretty nice, accurate and fast instrument.
Long story short, I calculate a median value after metering the brighest and the darkest area.
In more detail, I take a look at the scene and evaluate it at first sight (more or less bright, dark or soft shadows, clear separation of highlights and shadows, where I want the viewer's eye to be led, and so on), then I take in consideration what film I'm shooting (negative film has much better DR than slide film), then I start sampling the scene with the spotmeter.
I try to expose for the subject of the photo and don't get too far from the EVs of the brighest and darkest spots.
>>3975167
This was simple, clear sky in full daylight, 25A filter, exposed for the brighest areas minus 1EV.
Shadows were not important, they were darkened in post.
>>3975168
The median value here was the given by the lighest spots of the sand in the foreground.
Brighest point was the reflected light on the waves on the left, darkest one was the right side of the rock.
>>3975171
Very flat scene here, it was a foggy day, you could easily shoot this with velvia 50.
I wanted to enhance subject separation so I exposed for the brighest areas of the pyramids, leaving the rest to towards the shadows.
>>3975156
This one, for instance, is more difficult than the others above.
I exposed for the snow on the peaks hit by sunlight, and just did that value minus 1EV.
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Can anyone recommend some good Instagram accounts for this?
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>>3982726
Alex Burke, he even posts on here
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>>3982804
thanks alex
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Just posting to admit that I am extremely jealous of large format chads. The process looks extremely enjoyable.
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Here are some shots at car meets using a 6x12 back

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This one was a 4x5

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>>3982844
This exposure is so good.
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>>3982844
This IQ is ridiculous
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>>3982838
>>3982839
>>3982841
>>3982842
>>3982844
Damn, I love these. Great job, anon. Please feel free to post some more! The quality is insane.

>Fuji
Pro 400H by any chance?
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>>3982854
>>3982855
>>3982868

Thanks guys, I did maybe 15 sec exposure and walked around the cars with a flash lighting it up. Film is provia but the 4x5 is ektar.
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>>3982870
yea
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Some people dressed their cars up in christmas lights. One guy even had a tree on top of his (no pics though)
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>>3982877
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>>3975057
>>3975058
>>3975059
>>3975062
how do i get images like this on my olympus e-m5 ii
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>>3975402
>digital
thanks for the tips, I'm also the guy above asking the same question again I missed your response when skimming. hoping to be able to capture and recreate the same style / feelings, esp these two
>>3975058
>>3975062
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>>3976422
I really want a print of these >>3976084 >>3976493
They're so good
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Getting 2 8x10 ilford delta 100 drumscans back on monday or tuesday. Excited to look at the level of detail, but I fear my compositions are as good as the photos posted ITT
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>>3982839
>>3982842
>>3982844
I think the landscape photos are okay, but I think the large format really comes into its own in the linked photos. I wonder why. The telephoto impression with a yet large image crop makes perhaps a part of it, somehow I think a foreground object with yet much detail in the environment does the most for me. But I can't put my finger on it.
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So I got my drum scans back today. These are some quick edits, I know I'll be going back to them. I'm not very satisfied with the compositions, but it is what it is.

I think the contrast on both are a little wonky. Been a long time since I've worked with scans
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>>3986908
ups, that was the wrong version.
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>>3986909
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>>3975056
I'm sorry but didn't you post these pics twice already? Like monthly? I hardly come here on ph but you're always here lmao
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>>3982844
why LF looks so realistic like so good like i bet theres digital medium format cameras that can resolve more, or you could stitch 1000 DSLR shots, but none gives you the actual fucking glossy texture of the car, you can even feel it in the fingertips, what the shit is this
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okay you basketball americans this is it. ill unearth my lf camera and bring back some pictures, hope you like them you fools
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>>3975056
beautiful anon
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>>3985842
>telephoto impression with a yet large image crop

theres no such thing.

You can achieve the exact same composition using any camera, keeping the FoV the same.
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>>3986939
>theres no such thing.
THERE IS YOU MALL COON
COMPRESSION EXISTS NO MATTER WHAT YOUTOOBER DEBOONKER YOU LOOKED AT
YOU FUCKING PARROT
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>>3986910
I landed on these edits for now
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>>3986971
Here's a crop from the lower right, showing the incredible amount of detail.
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>>3986925
Its the depth of field I think. the other pictures look like there is more in the frame that is missing. The way your eyes see the world looks a lot more like LF. My small sensor bows to you OP, great shots. I really like how >>3981799 >>3981801 make me feel like I'm really there. I am more used to urban landscapes, I love your pictures.
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>>3985842
>>3987183
Not op but theyre my photos, thanks guys, appreciate it
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>>3986925

Because you mostly see large format pictures from people who have a fairly good grasp of photography. Give a bunch of nice LF-cameras and film to random poeple or random photogs and rhe results will not be like that. Trust me, I know.
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>>3975440
You can make a new negative from the contact print. Then you can reproduce the print again. I have done this with good results.
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>>3986925
Digi medium format does not resolve more than LF film and that is a fact.
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>>3986925
Because resolution isn’t image quality
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>>3987183
>>3987185
>>3987509
>>3987513
i believe its something related to the ability to detect and render humidity and water in general. digital tends to suck this aspect out, thats why it renders so moodless. foveon can render water proper somewhat, thats why it looks sometimes so uncannily like film.

i have no proof of this but i believe it with my soul :-)~~~
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>>3987509
Can you go more into detail here? perhaps put a sample film picture of what you're trying to describe? I think you may be onto something.
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>>3987624
>>3987173
That is a 1:1 crop from a drunscanned negative. It’s 320mpx.
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>>3987624
https://petapixel.com/2020/03/19/8x10-film-vs-150mp-digital-can-150-megapixels-compete/

This comparison is with Fuji Velvia, which according to my research is actually less sharp than some negative films. The bottleneck with LF is the lens resolving power itself, because it’s difficult to make a lens with full coverage of the negative that has high resolving power, so there is a wide variance of sharpness in available LF lenses. This is why I also think that 4x5 ultimate resolution is comparable to 8x10 despite being a 1/4 of the area.

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>>3987629
>>3987674
I meant the humidity and rendering bits, not the IQ aspect.
6x9 and 35mm still have some of that magic don't they?
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>>3987676
Besides resolution, water is fluid which is sort of the exact opposite of a pixel. film, which is a random assortment of silver halide grains suspended in gelatin, is capable of more organic imagery by nature of being more organic itself. LF film is probably as close as you can get to representing how your eye functions.
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>>3981801
>>3981803
I shoot around this spot a lot. It has some cool compositions in it.
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>>3975440
>>3975415
I was born near Cortina, I miss those mountains brother :(
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Damn, my heart is so moved. Shoutouts to everyone here.
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I haven't been into photography for like 12 years. I used to shoot a lot of 4x5 and 8x10.
I know nothing about digital cameras today but can digital cameras these days match the resolution of 8x10 100ISO film?
I used to make prints from 8x10 that were 24x36 and the details were tack sharp when you stuck your eye 3 inches from the print. People making digital prints would always say how you could get that from the digital cameras back then but then I'd look at their prints and it was clear they knew nothing about what they were talking about.

Are there digital cameras that have this resolution now?

Shooting large format is so nice because each shot is so expensive that you have to spend a huge amount of time thinking about what you are actually going to take a picture of. Works out to benefit you in the end.
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>>3990563
duh, should have read the post a couple up.

So large format is still the king when it comes to fine art prints.

I had this teacher back in artschool (Nick Nixon) and he would do street photography with a 16x20 and make contact prints with that. The prints were unreal. I'd try to copy him and found out because the people you are taking pictures of don't actually know when the shot is going to be taken because you use the cable release, this would innately make their visage really natural, you wouldn't have to try to get them to look genuine like what can happen with smaller cameras.
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I'm looking at prices for 8x10 film now and it's interesting that it's still the same price as 15 years ago.
($2 per black and white, $10 per color)
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>>3990563
LF is still unprecedented in terms of large prints. Even gfx100 can only capture 12k pixels on the long edge, which is only a 40" print on the long edge at 300 ppi. I normally scan my 4x5 at 4800 ppi, which gives me 80" on the long edge at 300 ppi.
I think Ektar 100 is the highest resolution film on the market. Slide films have lower grain, but very soft when enlarged to a high degree. Obviously anything LF is gonna beat at basically any digital camera when printing at anything reasonable (30-40" on the long side).
The main reason I like LF is the process, I leads me to take better images since I consider things more. Additionally, LF slides are something to see irl. The color is unlike anything I've ever seen from.

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>>3990697
Hmmmmm sammiches, yumm
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>>3990697
yea the process was just as much of an advantage as the huge resolution
makes you actually care about every shot
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>>3990697
Imagine spending hours setting up, composing, developing and printing a photograph of a sandwich with hair on it.
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>>3990762
The hair is on the slide when it was scanned. >>3990743
I ate it shortly afterwards
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>>3990697
As good as this pic looks, why didnt you do more front tilt? Isnt that one of pros when working with lf?
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>>3990697

$10 snap if you devd yourself. Twice if you didn't.
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>>3990823
front tilt is the shit that makes everything look like a scale model

the only movements on LF cameras that really do something useful are the ability to shift the front plane up and down so you can make verticle things actually look verticle when using wide lenses instead of having them bowed out or slightly askew
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>>3990907
I can tell you have never used one
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>>3986949
lol

Cont. of >>3985842
Reply to >>3986939

Well, you just use what you have and it makes a difference how the picture is generally captured. With a smaller image format but constant field of view, the image wouldn't look like this right away. You'd have to use a lens with a wider angle and wider aperture and adjust the ISO or exposure time and would still suffer in image details.
The camera position and the differences between angle of view and field of view can be neglected.

>>3982839
Do you recall the focal length? Also, what's your exact image format?
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>>3991402

Obviously 6x12 120

That lens seems very nice. Very sharp and smooth oof.
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>>3991402
It's a fuji 80mm f8. My other lens is a 180mm f5.6 and I have never felt the need to get anything more. Cam is intrepid mk 4.

Large format is lots of fun. I love my 6x12 back
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>>3990823
Yes, there is a slight amount of tilt. . I considered the ingredients of the sandwich to be the main subject, and made them all in focus.

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