Doing slit scan photography has thrust me back into the world of large-format picture taking, a world that I once knew well. It’s also forced me to confront the pleasures and pains of using a scanning back, but that’s a discussion for another post. Some aspects of large-format photography haven’t changed much over the years,… [Read More]
Infrared slit scan. About a 20 minute exposure with a 75mm lens.
Actually, a little before sunset on Wednesday night. 75mm lens, about an hour exposure.
Some time ago I created a category this blog that I called “The Bleeding Edge”. I posted entries in that category that dealt with situations where technology did not perform as we all would wish. It grew to be very popular – even more popular than most of my photographic posts. That created a dilemma…. [Read More]
Today I went looking for contrails with the slit scan camera and a filter that passes only infrared. The air traffic controllers didn’t provide the contrails, but I did get this image, which reminds me of astrophotographic images of nebulae. It looks like it could be a cloud close-up, but the real scale is… [Read More]