A very imperfect negative made at an imperfect place where imperfect men fought for what they believed was the perfect cause.
Codori Farm on the Gettysburg Civil War Battlefield in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Made with a 120 year old lens on 4x5" film. From my ongoing "Farmscapes of the Civil War" book project which in 2017 is in its third year of shooting.
1947 Pacemaker Speed Graphic 4x5 large format film camera.
1896 Otto Wernhard 9" F6 Rapid Euryskop brass Lens using the focal plane shutter of the Speed Graphic.
Orange filter mounted on lens using the Lee gel filter holder.
Ilford FP4+ ISO 125 B&W film, shot at ISO 100.
1/125th second at F8.
Developed in Pyrocat HD at 1:1:100 dilution for 8 minutes @ 20 degrees Celsius in Jobo Multitank 5 with 2509N sheet film reels with drum placed on Unicolor Uniroller 352 auto-reversing rotary base.
4x5" negative scanned with Epson 4990 on holder fitted with ANR glass.
Cropped to 6x12 to match intended composition.