Retro-Grouch Photography in Real RAW

The idea of resetting my priorities as a photographer has had me looking at shooting b/w portraits in Real-RAW on a 4×5.  To me, there is something meditative, organic, and unique with handling a camera like this to shoot images of a person.

This portrait was one of a set of images I was commissioned by the subject back in the late 90’s – she wanted  a unique feel to her portrait.

Using a Zone VI 4×5, I shot with a Schneider Symmar 210 f/5.6 with a single light source inside a 24×32 softbox.

Shot on Tri-X at ISO 200 with N-1 development in Kodak HC110 – this is a contact print scanned on a crappy flatbed scanner.

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