The “rolls royce” of darkroom printing. Wedding Portrait Shot on Ilford 8×10 black and white film. We shot in the photostudio with the 8×10 camera. Then off to the darkroom to print on both watercolor and vellum with gold leaf. The gold leaf has a bit of a learning curve, and I am partial to the traditional printing on papaer.
On the Set with Space Trucker and a new friend. The ring light was around the 8×10 camera, and fell down a bit creating that black ring, making it look all planet like! The alien design was borrowed from one of my favorite hotels, the Atomic Inn in, located just outside Death Valley in Beatty, Nevada. Take Me to more SPACE TRUCKER
8×10 The World Second Largest Instant Film! So instant, the final developed image is ready in 45 minutes :p. The Star Galaxy was made by punching holes in the seamless with nails of various sizes. I placed the light low behind the backdrop to get the glow and illuminate the stars. The film Film processor After 45 minutes, the Polaroid of Space Trucker has fully developed.
It’s no secret I’m a big fan of depeche mode, and visual artist Anton Corbijn. Inspired by the recent Cover Me video, the stars were created on the set using a dark blue seamless paper, and different sized pencils, to create different widths. Behind The Scenes My Cover of Cover Me Cover Me Video
Color and Traditional Kimonos in the studio with designer Paulo and his team. Gorgeous detail. Each look took over 2 hours to create, from makeup and hair, to dressing the model. When discussing the initial shoot at the consultation at the studio, Paulo was immediately drawn to the 8 x 10 original Polaroids, so we shot one for each look. Each 8 x 10 shot is manual everything, focus can be challenging, and the model must not move when in […]
Wendy & Derrek, my yoga couple of 2007, came to the studio to celebrate their 9 year anniversary with the largest instant film on the market ( second only to 20 x 24) Impossible 8 x 10. Shot with the Sinar p2, everything is manual, the focus is time consuming and these two, pulled off the impossible! Dress provided by Mary Me Bridal, Tara Lauren, “Harlow” Some behind the scenes footage of the shoot: Wendy and Derrek on their wedding day. […]
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Photographed Cosplayer Simone, as Harley Quinn, on 8 x 10 color Polaroid film (now Impossible Project) I’ll see you on Friday in Sand Diego at Comic Con.
Great day in the studio. Got to see a 16 x 20 camera in person, and it came to the studio! Hugo is a rep for the Chamonix View Camera , and a large format photographer himself. Photographed with the Impossible Project 8×10 film on the Calumet c1. Nicole Caldwell Studio
Calling all large format photogs, these are the final days to make your pledge for the type 55 kickstarter project Using the 8 x 10 C1 Calumet beast, and the 4×5 reducing back, luckily the camera moved a bit on the tripod while the 545 holder was placed. contact print of 4 x 5 polaroid type 55 neg on ilford warmtone fiber paper The impossible project 8 x 10 film Contact sheet shot on the Hasselblad Ilford HP5 film […]
Categories: 8x10, black and white film photography, hasselblad, personal projects • Tags: 8 x 10 impossible projcet, black and white film, boudoir photo shoot, contact sheet, film photography, Hasselblad, nicole caldwell photography, nicole caldwell studio