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    Farm folks around the world follow the phrase "use what you have, and you'll never want". Something was needed here to reduce the chance of the wind blowing the door open as soon as his back was turned. This works well enough.

    There was a 'framing' decision to be made between the 'vertical' of the door and that of the 'wall' boards.... I decided to choose the wall boards because they 'agreed' more closely with the spirit-level on the rear standard of my Linhof.... and I had only the one unexposed sheet of film left available without a 15 minute walk back to my car... and the home-made film loading-box where my film was 'hiding'.

    Just as I was loading my equipment back into my car, a female RCMP officer (on patrol) 'arrived' to have a conversation and "to check on both my purpose.. and my safety"... and shortly thereafter, was quite happy to enjoy a well chilled non-alcoholic beverage from my cooler as we readily discussed the 'whys, wherefores... and the benefits' of the craft of photography with a large format camera for a further 30 (or so) minutes.

    The Ilford FP4 exposed behind my 240mm Sironar... was developed as 'normal' in Pyrocat HD in BTZS tubes.

    Ken
     
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    Wonderful patterns and textures in the timbers Ken and a great addition to the series which I am enjoying very much.
     
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    I was somewhat surprised to come across the only barn that I have ever seen that seems to have a separate, but visually-blocked with what seemed to be a white plastic, 'employee door'... so close beside the (usually) much larger larger doors that allow for the passage of tractors and the associated large field implements. Since there were clear glass windows (through which I did not look), on the side of barn (to the left) I can but assume that this end of the barn was the inevitable 'workshop area'.

    Recorded to Ilford FP4 behind the 240mm Sironar on the Linhof monorail without any filtration. Exposed as per incident light meter reading at f11 with the 1/2 stop allowance for bellows extension and developed as 'normal' in BTZS tubes with Pyrocat HD

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