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American Civil War Soldiers | by pho-Tony
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American Civil War Soldiers

Taken with a Zenit FS-12 Fotosniper camera in week 87 of my 52 film cameras in 52 weeks project:


The Fotosniper outfit consists of a Zenit SLR with a 300mm telephoto lens, which is attached to a rifle like mount with a trigger to fire the shutter.

When I developed the film, it was immediately obvious that the horizontal focal plane shutter does not run smoothly, resulting in bands of over or under exposure across the negatives. I have attempted to apply some correction in Photoshop to reduce the impact on the final photos.


The first year of the project is documented in this book:


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Taken on September 4, 2011