New lens producing good results- I bought the lens for its combination of short focus length and small apperture, allowing me to make close-up images with good depth of field.
Auction listing said “Wray 4in F8 (to F64) Platystigmat Lens.
Vintage Brass Lens, Serial 10079
This is in good cosmetic condition
Some light fungus / haze internally
some separation below front element
Apertures work correctly”
This apple image is a 5×7 paper negative on ilford multi grade RC paper processed in 1:3 Bromophen developer. Paper mounted in my 1900s 10×8 field camera at 2/3 full extension. 2x 500 Watt fluorescent studio lights, 3 minute exposure at F64 . – negative photographed with a 24 megapixel digital camera and developed in Photoshop at 300dpi – images I produce soon to published in a Blurb book, hence the digitisation.
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