4x5 for 365 project (96/365)

This is the renovated school house in the tiny village of Stillwater Pennsylvania located along route 487 in Columbia County.  The school is located right next to the Stillwater Covered Bridge.  According to the year 2000 census, the population of Stillwater was 194 people in 85 households.  The building was extensively renovated during the last decade and a photo exists showing its deteriorated prior condition in 2005 here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Church_in_Stillwater.jpg

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

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

Film: Kodak Ektascan BR/A single-sided X-Ray film.  Purchased from zzmedical.com as 8x10" sheets and cut down to 4x5".  Film rated at 80 ISO.

Exposure: 1/8 @ F45.

Development: Self Developed film in Rodinal (Adox Adonol) 1:100 in three reel Paterson Universal Tank using Mod54 six sheet 4x5 insert.  Semi-Stand for 15 minutes with initial minute of inversions then 10 seconds of inversion on minutes one and two then let it sit until minute 14 when I do a final ten seconds of inversions. Kodak indicator stop bath. Ilford Rapid Fixer. Photo-Flo. Hung to dry.

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. Cropped to square in Lightroom.