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The tail of an Aussie classic!
The Ford Falcon XW GT…
Captured at the Old Beach car show in Hobart on 12th Feb 2012 using my trusty Rolleicord V twin lens reflex dating back to 1954.
This gem of a camera shoots 120 size medium format film in 6×6 cm square format and the results are so good that although I own 30+ cameras (kinda lost count…) this is the one that I do most of my photography with!
Taken on some old stock but cold stored Fuji Superia 100 colour negative film, one which I believe is no longer available but the results speak for themselves and give me confidence about the rest of the batch that I have waiting to run through this camera…
I scanned this on a Kodak Professional PCD 4050 film scanner, a behemoth of a thing weighing in at around 120 kg…and adjustments were done on Photoshop 7.0 but were kept to an absolute minimum, dust spotting, levels and contrast etc.
I prefer to do as much in camera as possible and keep post ed to a minimum.

Tags

ford, falcon, xw, gt, 351, cleveland, v8, muscle car, australia, tasmania, hobart, old beach, car, show, 2012, film, rollei, rolleicord, tlr, medium format, 120, 6x6, fuji, superia, kodak, pcd 4050

Comments

  • Brett Rogers
    Brett Rogersover 2 years ago

    What a monster. Nice perspective Greg
    Cheers mate
    Brett

  • Monster indeed….I’d hate the fuel bill!!
    Thanks mate!

    – Derwent-01

  • Julie  White
    Julie Whiteabout 2 years ago

    Great capture Derwent.

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