I have photographed this old building in Guthrie, Oklahoma several times, both on assignment and as a hobby. This is the first time I have photographed it with a 4×5 view camera. I was able to use the rise of the front standard on my Toyo View VX-125 large format film camera to keep the building from keystoning. I used my 135mm Rodenstock Sironar-N F5.6 lens for this photo. I seldom use this lens since I am not a big fan of wide-angle lenses, but this was my only option for this shot since there was a building behind me to prevent me from getting further away with a more normal lens. For those not familiar with large-format photography, a 135mm lens on a 4×5 camera is equivalent to a 36mm lens on a 35mm full-frame camera.
I was using Ilford Delta 100 for this photo. I switched recently after playing with a few rolls in my Pentax 67. Gonna give Ilford a test run.
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