First results from the Moab Photo Symposium. Next year will be the last as the organizer is retiring to travel the Southwest US, making images. So If you can, drop in ……..
Best of the first day of shooting with Bruce Barhbaum. His philosophy of image making and his life story were both fascinating. I decided to shoot only Ilford SFX-200. Still learning my way around it, but here goes. My theme is ‘What’s in the Crop’?
Full Frame (above) with the obvious problem of my shadow at the bottom. The scan also goes a bit off the edge of the film. Below Crop Option #1:
And Crop Option #2:
Geez I love that Black Sky! I’m leaning toward Crop #2. But comments are appreciated, as I do intend to make prints of these. Now for the Second Image, starting with full frame:
First I thought this was a no go for printing, not very interesting. But then I took a second look and cropped it:
Maybe it works, maybe it doesn’t. Final image from that day’s shoot, full frame:
And the Crop:
So, how should I print these? What’s your favorite?
Tech Info: Ilford SFX-200 IR Sensitive Filmwith B&W IR 695 filter; Mamiya 6X7 Camera on tripod; Image #1& 3: 43 mm wide angle lens; Image #2 80mm normal lens. Developed and Scanned by Old School Photo Labs.