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LAWRIE
06-14-2011, 07:12 AM
This 1948 unrestored 1948 Chev Fleetmaster was crying out to be photographed.

Single convex magnifying element, of approximately 150mm focal length f2, mounted on Rolleiflex SL66.
Fuji Acros developed in HC110 1:50
Negatives scanned and processed in PS.

Regards,

Lawrie.


Image 1. Front grill detail.



Attached files http://f295.f295.org/uploads/chev_1948_1_2918.jpg (http://f295.f295.org/uploads/chev_1948_1_2918.jpg)

LAWRIE
06-14-2011, 07:13 AM
Image 2. Rear view.

Attached files http://f295.f295.org/uploads/chev_1948_2_9531.jpg (http://f295.f295.org/uploads/chev_1948_2_9531.jpg)

LAWRIE
06-14-2011, 07:14 AM
Image 3. Badge-side view.

Attached files http://f295.f295.org/uploads/chev_1948_3_9247.jpg (http://f295.f295.org/uploads/chev_1948_3_9247.jpg)

LAWRIE
06-14-2011, 07:15 AM
Image 4. Left side door.

Attached files http://f295.f295.org/uploads/chev_1948_4_5523.jpg (http://f295.f295.org/uploads/chev_1948_4_5523.jpg)

Marv
06-14-2011, 10:55 PM
You had me on the first one, the rest are icing on the cake!

JoeVanCleave
06-15-2011, 12:35 AM
Wonderful! I've been remiss in the lack of adapted optics work this year; your pictures are a great reminder of how great these lenses work.

~Joe

renon
06-15-2011, 01:21 AM
Wonderful pictures. This lens would also be great for portraits or landscape pictures.

jon.oman
06-15-2011, 10:58 AM
Great set of images!

Longbow3
06-17-2011, 08:04 PM
The first three shots are wall hangers. Awesome stuff.

Tom Persinger
06-21-2011, 11:34 AM
really lovely. the softness is perfect for the subject matter. thanks for sharing!

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MartinS
06-22-2011, 04:30 AM
Great atmosphere and composition, amazing!

ketch
08-14-2011, 09:24 PM
Love the gentle soft touch of these images.

usesfilm
08-17-2011, 08:41 PM
I am big fan of soft focus.Great atmosphere, subject and processing. Nice work LAWRIE.
Zemir