LS911 Pepper 2b in the style of the Weston Pepper 30

Nov 03, 2017

Edward Weston took a famous photo of a Pepper in 1930, titled Pepper No. 30.

Weston-pepper30.jpg

I tried to take a similar image. The local stores don't have oddly shaped sensual peppers, so I had to do with a modern pepper. Then I didn't have a large funnel so I used a tapered horn from my antique record player. And it has been cloudy lately so I used flash and f/90.

000405-Pepper-No-2b-x1024.jpg

It is not as good as Westen's pepper 30, but at least it was fun. I should have used softer light and such but well it shows what the camera can do. Pepper #1 was a red pepper but it kept falling out of the horn and got bruised so I used Pepper #2 which was a yellow pepper. Pepper #2 fell out once so I called it #2b when I took this photo.

The photo is edited. The stem is sharpened and I changed curves. People ask for out of the camera images, click here for an out of the camera image. The camera takes user made curves so out of the camera is with personally applied curves.

Also here is a tri color image that shows the LS911 doing well with green and red colors. A canon camera taking with the same setup had less accurate color. This is the red pepper #1 before getting bruised. Schott BG38 filter glass. BG38 corrects better than other glass.

TriColor-Lime-And-Red-Pepper-x1024.jpg


 

 



Category: New Photos

Bill Charbonnet

user_avatar

Founder of LargeSense, the maker of large format digital cameras and backs.


Add Pingback

Please add a comment

You must be logged in to leave a reply. Login »

Category List


Tag List

Large format digital (1)
Bodie (2)
Civil War (1)
Automatic Colorizing Test (1)
Kodak Aero Ektar 7 Inch F2.5 178mm Lens (1)
Image Upsizing (1)
outdoors (2)
Tree (1)
sunflower (1)
Medium format (2)
Neural Network (1)
should I buy? (1)
George Hurrell (3)
Spaghetti (1)
SYMMAR (1)
Fujinon SF lens 1:5.6 / 250 mm (2)
Body (1)
Schneider Kreuznach G-Claron 9/305 (2)
LargeSense MagnaCamera name change (1)
creek (1)
Redwood Tree (1)
Rosicrucian Egyptian Park San Jose in Color (1)
Kodak Anastigmat (1)
Yosemite (2)
Colander (1)
Shy Pie with 500mm Wollaston Meniscus lens (1)
testing (1)
Magic Lantern Lens (1)
Saratoga (1)
Cooke (1)
Prague (1)
tri color (1)
Steinway and Sons Piano (1)
Fern (1)
colorizing (1)
Fresnel Hot Light (1)
lily (1)
Petzval (2)
Large Format Digital Rolling Shutter Fan Test (2)
Fujinon SF 1:5.6 / 250 mm (1)
Head (1)
Potato (1)
toy chicken (1)
tilt (2)
Pineapple (1)
Ellie in the LargeSense Studio (1)
Studio (2)
LS55 (1)
Kodak Wratten Filter (1)
Thompson (1)
swing (2)
Color Wheel (3)
Miss Z Colander and Spaghetti on the Head (1)
Rodenstock Brass Triplexstigmat 16.5 inch F7.7 (1)
Darlot France (1)
Large Format Digital Video (1)
LS911 Prototype Case (1)
feeling of film (1)
Hollywood (3)
Video (1)
large format (1)
Rail (1)
Kodak Anastigmat 21 inch f/10 Lens (1)
Svedovsky (1)
cat (1)
Kamila (1)
Schneider (3)
Mission Santa Clara Infra Red (1)
minimal (1)
Up Close Portrait (1)
Convertible (1)
lenses (1)
4.75 inch Magic Lantern Lens (1)
Aviar (1)
Color (2)
SteamPunk (1)
Pepper 2b Weston Pepper30 (1)
Kevin Abosch (1)
painterly (1)
sun (1)
iPhone (1)
Soft Focus Lens (1)
Field Camera (1)
Old Style Photo (1)
Taylor-Hobson Cooke 8.25 inch 4.5 Series II Aviar Lens (1)
500mm Wollaston Meniscus lens http://www.re-inventedphotoequip.com (1)
pixel size (1)
cup (1)
small format (2)
Magic Lantern (1)
Mongoose Bike (1)

Tag Cloud



Archive