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    April Portraits

    Since no one else has started this month's portrait thread yet, I'll toss one out. A friend's wife needed a portrait for a poetry project. I think she knows something, but she's not telling. Typical poet...

    Ofelia s by Mark Owen Sawyer, on Flickr

    (6x8-inch tintype with a Wollensak Vesta Portrait Lens, 14-inch, f/5)
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    Re: April Portraits

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Sawyer View Post
    Since no one else has started this month's portrait thread yet, I'll toss one out. A friend's wife needed a portrait for a poetry project. I think she knows something, but she's not telling. Typical poet...

    Ofelia s by Mark Owen Sawyer, on Flickr

    (6x8-inch tintype with a Wollensak Vesta Portrait Lens, 14-inch, f/5)
    You captured her beautifully, Mark. Congratulations!

    Bob

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    Re: April Portraits

    Superb!

    Here is a 4x5 ambrotype of Clo:

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    Re: April Portraits

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark Sawyer View Post
    Since no one else has started this month's portrait thread yet, I'll toss one out. A friend's wife needed a portrait for a poetry project. I think she knows something, but she's not telling. Typical poet...



    (6x8-inch tintype with a Wollensak Vesta Portrait Lens, 14-inch, f/5)
    Terrific portrait brother Mark! Love it and I agree w/ bloodhoundbob.

    Hey John that's a beauty of a plate you made as well.

    Great start to the month guys!

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    Re: April Portraits

    well done everybody!

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    Re: April Portraits

    Lots of character to start the month. Great work Mark and John.

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    Re: April Portraits

    Thank you, gentlemen! And a lovely plate, John!
    "I love my Verito lens, but I always have to sharpen everything in Photoshop..."

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    Excellent portrait Mark.

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    Wow, awesome stuff Mark and John!

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    Re: April Portraits

    I shoot portraits in my spare time. Some of my clients request b&w prints from my old lenses. Here's a pair taken with my Chamonix 045n, c.1922 150mm Heliar, FP4+.


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