One-A-Day, 8/18/11 Court House on Main St. Findlay

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    It's amazing to thing I've been avoiding more "cliche" shots of Findlay, OH for the first nine weeks of the project. If there's anything more iconic about Findlay than the courthouse dead center on Main St. and Main Cross St., I'd like to know.

    And now for a random tip, don't pick 3:00pm on the busiest street in town to take a picture. I waited well over an hour for traffic to go just the way I wanted. >__<

    Eastman Commercial B 8x10
    Fujinon W 210mm f/5.6
    1/30th @ f/32 + Red Filter + lots of movements
    Ilford HP5+, N Development
    Pyrocat HD 1:1:100

    Martin's Little Shop of Photos, and 8 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Mr.RJ-M 31 months ago | reply

      great shot! very well done!

    2. andrew prickett 31 months ago | reply

      That's awesome. The detail of 8X10 is impressive. Great building and sky.

    3. Rafakoy 31 months ago | reply

      Very nice infrared effect. I want to try this, using a red filter plus an IR film.

      Just curious, why are you using a crazy exposure like 1/30s and f/32? wouldn't it be much better a bigger aperture? something like 1/500s f1/16... or maybe that camera can't go that fast?

    4. mat4226 31 months ago | reply

      Well, my shutters tend to max-out at 1/250th or so, and f/16 is actually too small a depth-of-field for 8x10. 1/30th allowed for maximum shadow detail retention, and f/32 kept the foreground and background in focus.

    5. Rafakoy 31 months ago | reply

      right... I forgot about the depth of field... this is 8x10... even right now at f/32, there are still elements a little bit out of focus... crazy... some of my 35mm lenses doesn't even go smaller than f/16

    6. Utchat 31 months ago | reply

      You may think cliche but I have never seen the Court House look more beautiful.

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