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Beach detail seaweed Augusta Cape Leeuwin Western Australia

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Seaweed Cape Leeuwin Augusta Australia

Beach detail seaweed Augusta, hand printed silver gelatin Beach detail seaweed Augusta. I made this image on the most south western tip of land in Western Australia. Cape Leeuwin is a boulder strewn granite promontory that juts out into the ocean.  It is sculpted by small sandy bays and weathered boulders of various shapes and […]

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Seaweed Cape Leeuwin Augusta Australia

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Cape Leeuwin Australia

Seaweed Cape Leeuwin, hand printed 11×14 inch baryta based silver gelatin print Seaweed Cape Leeuwin Augusta Australia. One advantage of a 4×5 field camera is the bellows extension. Most field cameras will have a bellows which will extend out to approximately 300mm. With a standard focal length lens of 150mm this bellows extension can theoretically […]

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Dune Cabbage Polaroid PN Type 55 Cape Leeuwin Augusta 4×5 Sheet Film

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Dune Cabbage (Arctotheca populifolia)

Even in this age of digital cameras, there is still something truly amazing about  Polaroid Type 55 positive/negative film. Rated at about 32ISO (rather than the recommended 50ISO), this film is capable of recording superb detail and tonalities. With Polaroid Type 55 4×5 film, each exposure yielded a positive 4×5 polaroid print and a 4×5 […]