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A single Lily flower floats among the Pac-Man shaped pads in our backyard pond.

Camera: Calumet 45NX 4x5 large format monorail view camera.  Image composed on ground glass using a homemade 6x17cm cardboard mask for composing (roughly) within the intended 6x17 final crop. 

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

Film: Arista EDU 100 Ultra 4x5 B&W sheet film which I shot at 64 ISO.

Settings: Shot at F32, 1/4 second shutter speed. Metered with a Pentax 1 degree spot meter.   

Development: Self Developed film in Kodak Xtol 1:2 in Paterson Universal Tank using the Taco Method.  9 minutes @ 20 degrees Celsius.  Tap water stop bath.  Ilford Rapid Fixer.  Photo-Flo.  Hung on shower curtain to dry on film clips. . 

Scanning: Negative scanned with Epson V600.