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The 4x5 Project Diary

In 2021 the 4x5 project started from the desire to make unique pieces of art by photographing with a 4x5 camera on different photographic media.
I post here irregularly because I simply forget due to being busy with making photographs. ;-)
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I just came across the new Ilford Photopaper for black and white and the pearl version is really nice with lots of depth, contrast and a very nice sheen. I would rate it as ISO 4 or even 6 depending ...

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I did not post anything in the last weeks. I was so busy with the process but now I have standardized it as far as this is possible. The process is now based on quite unharmful chemicals which are easy ...

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I nearly forgot to mention that I got my 210 mm lens for the Intrepid. It is a bit danged but in great shape and I am already exited to see the first pictures made with it.

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The darkroom is ready by now. I replaced the old safelight with two better LED ones and got a daylight desk lamp from storage for flashing the paper after bleaching.

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I found some old "Polaroid Film" made by Fuji for the Polaroid back. I just took it out of the fridge for this photo:

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