A shakespearean afternoon..

 

To be, or not to be: that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them?”


Ei:200

f/8 1/125s

Developer: Caffenol-C-M (rs) 20°C/68°f

До ыоур блооды чомешорк!


My son needs some serious "persuasion" every time he has to do his homework and it makes me feel so over the top authoritarian that it reminded me of the old USSR and their posters somehow..  

So we did a USSR propaganda poster shoot: Do your bloody homework in cyrillic = До ыоур блооды чомешорк. I put him in front of the camera for an hour, so that he could learn the difference between mild homework persuasion and strict "I told you to stop swaying ffs" photo shoot commands! ;)


Ei:200

f/5.6 1/125s

Developer: Caffenol-C-M (rs) 21°C/69,8°f

"Beeep".. Forgot the presoak!


I wanted to test Caffenol C-M (rs) with Foma Pan 200 4X5, so I strayed from my usual semi-stand workflow and treated the Combiplan like a normal film tank which I never really tried before, and that in my world means pouring the different baths in and out of it instead of dipping the film into already filled tanks as I normally do with Caffenol C-L.
I was so preoccupied with getting the "new" modus operandi timed right that I completely forgot all about the 5 min. presoak. Splash, sploosh.. As you can see above, presoak seems to be absolutely mandatory with 4X5 and a HP Combiplan T.

On a side note:
I´m 99% sure I focused on the nearest eye, but it´s the farthest that is sharp on the second shot.. My son had a hard time trying to sit still for so long, so keeping the nearest eye in focus wasn´t easy.



Ei:200

f/5.6 1/125s

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Borgeby Castle


On the remnants of an old viking age fortification from 980 AD, a so-called "Trelleborg" built by Harald Bluetooth "The Harald who won the whole of Denmark and Norway and turned the Danes to Christianity.", stands this 600 years younger medieval stronghouse.
The gatehouse appears to be from the 16th century but has older parts, the castle was burned in 1452 by the Swedes and in 1658 by the Danes. 


Ei:100

f/5.6-8 1s

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Autumn in the forest


The dark forest floor shrouded in chilly autumn mist has its own enchanted fairytale like sensation to it. Little flickers of rare sunlight spotlighting a damp micro world teeming with life that thrive on highly nutrient decaying organic matter.


Ei:100
Ei:64

f/5.6-8 1/4s
f/8 1s

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Twilight at Haväng


The Havängsdolmen (Havängsdösen) is a megalithic tomb from the early stone age, approx. 5.500 years old. It was built during the older phase of the funnel-beaker culture, and is located in Österlen Skåne, just north of where the river Verkeån runs into the sea. 
The tomb itself consists of 3 sidestones measuring 1.65x0.5m and a 2.7x2.0m roofstone, surrounded by a rectangular wall of 0.6-1.2m stones covering a total of 60 sq/m. The entrance is faced towards the sea, in the direction where the sun rises and the autumnal equinox i.e, the astronomical beginning of autumn when the duration of day and night are approx. the same and the Sun crosses the celestial equator. Skeletal remains and a flint axe were found during excavations in 1869.


Ei:200

f/8 1s

Developer: Caffenol-C-L 20°C/68°f