We Visit CatLABs, Large Format Macro Photography Here We Come

I went to visit Mark in JP to do some photography stuff and took this portrait of him in his studio. He then took this portrait of me with my contraptions. Remembering that I had yet to visit CatLABs, one of the largest large-format photography stores in the U.S.  I asked Mark if he had any interest in going.  When I told him the address […]

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4×5 Digital Back Part V – High Resolution Color

UPDATE 8/29/16: I see that OpenSeadragon is linking here.  LATEST Openseadragon images are here on Tumblr. (Thanks again Ian Gilman for making that possible!) For now, I’ve put aside my goal of high-speed image tiling for portraits.  Instead, I’m trying to get a reliable (manual shooting) work-flow for 4×5 imaging for landscapes or still-life photography.   The servos and gears I’ve acquired will have to wait. […]

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4×5 Digital Back Part IV

UPDATE 10/1/16: Check out the latest photos made by a DigiTiler at Digitiler.com Development of the “DigiTiler” continues into its fourth month. After hundreds of hours and dollars spent on a custom electronic trigger I discovered the 41-cent micro limit switch. After a little work with some pliers and a scroll-saw, I can now quickly fire the A7 shutter at 20mm increments across the horizontal […]

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