4x5 for 365 project (88/365)

A bench made from an old railroad tie offers a resting place out behind a Pennsylvania German bank barn. 

Camera: Calumet 45NX 4x5 large format monorail view camera. 

Lens: Rodenstock Geronar 150mm F6.3 lens in a Copal 0 shutter.  Yellow filter on lens. 

Film: Arista EDU 100 Ultra B&W Negative Film, shot at box speed. 

Exposure: 1/4 second @ F32. Zone III placed on shadows of overhang. 

Development: Self Developed in Kodak Xtol 1+2 dilution in three reel Paterson Universal Tank using Mod54 six sheet 4x5 insert.  10 minutes @ 20 degrees Celsius. Kodak indicator stop bath.  Ilford Rapid Fixer. Photo-Flo rinse.

Scanning: Negative scanned with Epson V600 in two scans and merged back together in PhotoShop since the V600 doesn't natively support 4x5 scans in one pass.