color

Contax G-lenses: 45mm f/2 & 90mm f/2.8

by Todd on December 31, 2012

I took the Contax G2 out for a quick drive today, to finish a roll of Portra 160 VC that I started just before Thanksgiving. I’ve posted shots from the 45 a few times, but I think this may be the first time I’ve posted anything from the 90. I don’t have time to scan […]

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Fuji Pro 400H, 6×6, full roll

by Todd on December 19, 2011

Coop and I went shooting yesterday with no particular plan, and found ourselves walking around West Liberty. I planned to shoot a few rolls of 120, but as usual, I underestimated how long it takes to screw around with this old gear (not complaining!), and I ended up shooting a fair amount of digital. My […]

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Thin DOF on the Tracks

by Todd on October 11, 2011

OK, maybe not quite as catchy as the Dylan title. Both shots were at f/5.6. Being new to medium format, it still astonishes me how much of a DOF difference there is with this camera. These were Kodak Ektar. I got a pretty nice roll this time, and have several more to post, but not […]

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West Liberty, Iowa

by Todd on October 6, 2011

More shots with the Bronica SQ-Ai, and Portra 400. All taken in or near West Liberty. All f/16 or f/11, 1/500s. The first one has a level of redundancy I find charming.

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Bronica SQ-Ai: Getting Re-acquainted

by Todd on September 29, 2011

I’m trying to spend a little more time with this camera, and with some color film as well. These are just a few random shots off my last roll of Portra 400. I’m really liking the colors with some of the shots, though it’s clear I would need to get a whole new grasp on […]

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Jake: 6×6 with Fuji PRO160S

by Todd on September 28, 2011

I think this is the first time I’ve shot this film. I had a half-shot roll in the Bronica, which I haven’t shot for months. I was shooting Jake’s senior pics (digital, of course) and decided I’d take a few with this old beast. I didn’t even know what film was in it, and I […]

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Kim on Three Films

by Todd on June 25, 2011

  My friend Kim visited earlier this week for some headshots, and it gave me a chance to run through a few rolls of film. It was great fun, but it had been too long since I shot with the Bronica. This was the first time shooting with the new Speed Grip, and I screwed […]

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First E-6!

by Todd on April 29, 2011

Last Saturday I shot my very first roll of slide film, and this is the first shot off the roll. Fuji Astia. I had no problem getting a good exposure, because I bracketed three shots for each composition, 1.5 stops apart. Good thing, too, because I was using my D3 for a meter, and my […]

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Old Art Building

by Todd on March 27, 2011

Two shots of the old art building on the University of Iowa Campus, heavily flood-damaged in 2008, and still sitting unoccupied as far as I know. The second photo was taken on a perpendicular axis to the first, from a position near the right edge of that frame. It reminds me of some of the […]

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Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratory

by Todd on March 24, 2011

I very recently received my 1977 Pentax MX, and was eager to run some film through it, so took a quick walk by the river this afternoon. These were shot with the Zeiss ZK-35/2, and rushed to Walgreen’s for development, since University Camera was closed. I have photographed the IATL (colloquially known as the Laser […]

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