Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Tunbridge World's Fair

First of all, those who like photos and blogs: check out Blogger's newest feature, Play, which consists of a continuous slide show of whatever images are being uploaded to Blogger at the moment.

Now a couple of 4x5 portraits from the Fair:

This would have been 4x5, but I had a light leak problem. So much for the error-free streak:

The 4x5 negative for this one came back completely unexposed:

Not at the fair; tennis courts near my house:

Also not at the fair; this is actually the loading dock of Color Services Inc., in Needham, MA, where I get my negatives processed. Maybe if I keep linking to their page they'll give me a discount?

Monday, September 10, 2007

seven for seven?

Very pleased with this batch from the view camera; no glaring technical errors on my part, no equipment malfunctions, and the pictures basically look like I hoped they'd look. (I implore you: click, make bigger)

(Note the wacky depth of field in this next one: that's what you get with a front-swing camera movement):

And lest you forget the kind of crazy detail you get with 4x5 inch film, here's a moderately hi-res scan of the warning sign in the last image:

Monday, September 3, 2007


I can't figure out a way to satisfactorily make these show up both big and sharp on the main blog page, so I will repeat my invitation: click to make 'em bigger.

About This Guy

Grantham, New Hampshire, United States
I take pictures for fun, and sometimes money. Unless otherwise noted, all pictures on this blog are Copyright 2007-2010 The Valley News, or Copyright 2007-2010 Rob Strong. In any event, you must contact me directly to license any images found herein: rob.strong at Don't steal pictures.