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Museum – Cheetah

Museum — Cheetah. (Fuji Neopan 1600. Nikon F100. Noritsu Koki.)

Museum — Cheetah. (Fuji Neopan 1600. Nikon F100. Noritsu Koki.)

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11 responses

  1. chloe

    wow, love the high contrast in this photo very very nicely done!

    October 18, 2009 at 5:30 AM

  2. Love this image – reminds me of an etching 🙂

    October 18, 2009 at 5:44 AM

  3. I too really like the contrast here. By the way, do you do your own processing?

    October 18, 2009 at 9:25 AM

    • Sometimes, but not for this one.

      October 20, 2009 at 2:57 AM

  4. I agree, the contrast of the film is perfect for this subject. I would have expected that the Neopan 1600 would be more grainy. How did you develop it?

    October 18, 2009 at 10:02 AM

    • Neopan 1600 is a very contrasty film. Also, because of its extreme sensitivity to light, it often exhibits highlight bias. These factors can mask some of the grain. Of course, the lab that does my stuff often develops faster black and white films in DD-X, which is a very smooth fine-grain developer.

      October 20, 2009 at 3:20 AM

  5. I think this is one of your best! Fabulous. You understand black and white so well.

    October 18, 2009 at 2:12 PM

    • Appreciate the kind words. I still have quite a bit to learn about black and white photography, but I think I’m getting better.

      October 20, 2009 at 2:59 AM

  6. Beautiful animal. Beautiful capture. 🙂

    October 23, 2009 at 3:47 AM

  7. gearzofyore

    WOW.

    October 25, 2009 at 5:45 AM

  8. Beautiful. I love the attitude these cats can pull off.

    November 3, 2009 at 3:22 AM

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