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Two from the Jefferson Memorial
Lens: 55mm f/4 SMC Pentax 6x7 Camera: Pentax 67 Photo Location: Washington DC ISO: 125 Shutter Speed: 1s 
Posted By: cobbu2, 12-23-2014, 06:29 PM

Here are two night scenes of the Jefferson Memorial in Washington DC, using a Pentax 67 with Kodak Verichrome Pan; I didn't use a tripod, but placed the camera directly on the steps with about a 1-second exposure. The second shot is a significant crop.

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Great views. Love the B&W too.
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That second shot shows just how massive those pillars are. Nice.

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The first image has an almost ghostly feel about, well done.
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Thanks everyone for the kind comments! By placing the camera directly on the steps, any vibration from the shutter was eliminated. All the best, Allan
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i particularly like that first shot Allan - nice tones on the marble columns, and contrast against the night sky.

Verichrome Pan? I haven't seen that for many decades! Where did you find it?

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Hi Lynn, thanks! When Verichrome Pan was discontinued in 2002, I bought three bricks worth; since then I've amassed three more over time through the online auction site, and that's what I'm down to now. It's still my favorite b&w film, having absolutely wonderful tonality.

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