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Like Father Like Sons (Shot on Film)

Starting with my shoes on the right, from oldest to youngest.


I had this image/concept bouncing around in my head for several months where my boys where following in my foot-steps. It started with just my shoes and my youngest (over on the far left), but quickly morphed into all the boys dress shoes.


From there I went through several iterations of lighting before landing on this light.





This was shot on Kodak TMAX 100 B&W 120 medium format film with a Hasselblad 500 C/M.


The film was over-exposed 1 full stop at f/5.6 and 1/250s shutter.


It was developed in Kodak D-76 developer (1:1 mix) at 70 degrees fahrenheit for 7 minutes, 30 seconds.


It was fixed with Kodak Fixer for 10 minutes.


After it dried, it was scanned with a Canon Canoscan 9000F Mark II scanner at 9600 dpi and a custom glycerine wet gate mount. The scanning software was Vuescan Pro and it was scanned as a transparent image in full 48 bit RGB color to a tiff file with manual exposure and no gamma correction.


The tiff file was post processed in Adobe Photoshop.




Strobist Info:


On axis over subject: LumoPro LP180 in a LumoPro 16x48 stripbox. MagMod MagGel 1/4 CTO, MagMod MagSphere in stripbox to even out the spread. Triggered by PocketWizard PlusX. The LP180 was zoomed to 14mm and the front diffuser of the softbox was placed 25 inches above the top of the table.


Background: LumoPro LP180. MagMod MagGel 1/4 CTO, MagMod MagGrid. Triggered by PocketWizard PlusX. The LP180 was zoomed to 14mm and placed just above floor level and 6 feet from the background. It was shot 1 stop below the main light.

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Taken on September 5, 2016